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Election anecdote: When BR Ambedkar lost in first Lok Sabha polls

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 23:11

The first Lok Sabha polls was spread over five months, between October 1951 and February 1952.

`Ambedkar was a national, not just Dalit leader`

Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 13:02

It is "grossly unfair" to describe B.R. Ambedkar as a Dalit leader, says a new biography, adding that the architect of India`s constitution was nothing short of "a national leader".

BJP spreading canard about Ambedkar: Mayawati

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 21:39

BSP chief Mayawati on Tuesday slammed the BJP for spreading "canard" that BR Ambedkar was against Muslims and said the Dalit leader chose secularism over Hindutva while framing Constitution.

Narendra Modi has anti-Dalit mindset: Congress

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 21:02

Congress sought to paint Narendra Modi as anti-Dalit on the anniversary of BR Ambedkar on Monday by citing a book written by the BJP`s PM candidate which had spoken of manual scavenging as a "spiritual activity" and said it reflected his "anti-Dalit mindset".

Parties lock horns over Ambedkar legacy, Modi slams Gandhi family

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 19:34

Political parties crossed swords over BR Ambedkar and his legacy in the fight for dalit vote on his 123rd birth anniversary on Monday with Narendra Modi accusing the Nehru-Gandhi family of "insulting" him by taking credit for his work in empowering marginalised communities.

BJP was not happy when Ambedkar got Bharat Ratna: Mayawati

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 18:32

On the birth anniversary of BR Ambedkar, BSP chief Mayawati on Monday attacked BJP leaders saying when polls come they see Dalits as Hindus but later they do not even like to sit with them, and the party was not happy when the architect of the Constitution got Bharat Ratna.

Arvind Kejriwal pays tribute to BR Ambedkar

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 15:15

AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal and members of the Delhi Assembly Monday paid tributes to BR Ambedkar on his 123rd birth anniversary.

Alvi refutes Modi`s claim, says Congress not usurping credit for Dr Ambedkar`s work

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 14:02

Congress leader Rashid Alvi on Monday disagreed with Narendra Modi`s views that the Congress was taking the credit for Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar`s work.

President, PM pay tribute to Ambedkar

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 14:00

President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Vice President Hamid Ansari Monday paid tribute to BR Ambedkar on his 123rd birth anniversary.

Republican Sena chief Anandraj, 7 activists held in 2011 rioting case

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 20:49

Republican Sena chief Anandraj Ambedkar was on Thursday arrested in connection with a rioting case wherein he and his activists had stormed into a local mill premises.

Major parties in Agra varsity`s students union polls

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 13:58

The students wings of major political parties have joined the fray in the students union elections of residential institutes of the Dr BR Ambedkar University.

Fresh violence in Muzaffarnagar: JD (U) for unity of all anti-communalism forces

Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 12:29

Expressing serious concern over the fresh violence in Muzaffarnagar, Janata Dal (United) leader Ali Anwar on Thursday said all those believing in the ideology of Mahatma Gandhi , BR Ambedkar and Ram Manohar Lohia must unite to confront this threat.