BR Ambedkar

Ambedkar death anniversary not a public holiday in Uttar Pradesh anymore: Yogi Adityanath government

Ambedkar death anniversary not a public holiday in Uttar Pradesh anymore: Yogi Adityanath government

It had been announced as a holiday in 2015 by the Akhilesh government.

Dec 05, 2017, 22:28 PM IST
Monk, who initiated BR Ambedkar into Buddhism, critically ill

Monk, who initiated BR Ambedkar into Buddhism, critically ill

The condition of 90-year-old Buddhist monk Pragyanand, who gave "diksha" to Ambedkar continues to be critical.

Nov 27, 2017, 17:20 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind on two-day Uttar Pradesh visit from today

President Ram Nath Kovind on two-day Uttar Pradesh visit from today

President Ram Nath Kovind will arrive here on Thursday on a two-day visit, during which he will attend several programmes including those being held to commemorate BR Ambedkar and RSS icon Deen Dayal Upadhyay.

Sep 14, 2017, 06:20 AM IST

Yogi Adityanath lunches with Dalits after caste tensions

The chief minister had lunch with Dalits at Harmanpur village in Kampierganj area, where he also unveiled a statue of Ambedkar.

Jun 14, 2017, 22:27 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi pays tributes to BR Ambedkar on 126th birth anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid tributes to dalit icon BR Ambedkar on his 126th birth anniversary.

Apr 14, 2017, 10:14 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi to launch several initiatives on Ambedkar's birth anniversary

PM Narendra Modi to launch several initiatives on Ambedkar's birth anniversary

On the occasion of the 126th birth anniversary of Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch several initiatives to further the digital payments revolution in India on Friday (April 14).

Apr 13, 2017, 17:22 PM IST

India observes Constitution Day today

Activities like mock Parliament, essay and debate competitions are being organised across the country on the occasion.

Nov 26, 2016, 08:46 AM IST
Apology sought from Azam Khan over controversial  Ambedkar remark — Know what the SP leader said

Apology sought from Azam Khan over controversial Ambedkar remark — Know what the SP leader said

Condemning senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan for his controversial remark on BR Ambedkar, BSP president Mayawati on Wednesday demanded an apology from him for hurting the sentiments of Babasaheb's followers.

Sep 07, 2016, 19:03 PM IST

BJP slams Azam Khan, says SP leaders, ministers grabbing lands

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday slammed Uttar Pradesh`s Parliamentary Affairs Minister Mohd Azam Khan for his derogatory remark on BR Ambedkar in Ghaziabad that the pointed finger of Ambedkar statue exhorts people to go in for land grabbing.

Sep 07, 2016, 15:55 PM IST
NDA to tread Ambedkar's path; favours quota in private sector

NDA to tread Ambedkar's path; favours quota in private sector

The government on Monday asserted that it was unequivocally committed to upholding the principles as laid down in the Constitution by the founding fathers, including BR Ambedkar, and said it had no problems if the private sector also gives reservation.

May 02, 2016, 22:42 PM IST

JNU students to President: Rename library, convention centre and stadium

 JNU students who are members of BJP's student wing ABVP have written to President Pranab Mukherjee and HRD Ministry demanding that the university's library be renamed after BR Ambedkar, the convention centre after APJ Abdul Kalam and stadium ground after Birsa Munda.

Apr 21, 2016, 23:18 PM IST
Girl dances on 'ranaji maaf karna' song to commemorate Ambedkar in event organised by BSP leaders – Watch

Girl dances on 'ranaji maaf karna' song to commemorate Ambedkar in event organised by BSP leaders – Watch

At a time when the architect of India's Constitution, Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar is being remembered with great fanfare across the nation on his 125th birth anniversary, some BSP leaders decided to go a little off the track to commemorate Babasaheb.

Apr 16, 2016, 18:45 PM IST
BSP, BJP celebrated BR Ambedkar's anniversary for political benefits: Azam Khan

BSP, BJP celebrated BR Ambedkar's anniversary for political benefits: Azam Khan

Samajwadi Party leader and Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Minister Azam Khan has accused BSP and BJP of celebrating the 125th birth anniversary of BR Ambedkar for political benefits.

Apr 16, 2016, 16:38 PM IST

Kanhaiya Kumar's family objects to Mayawati remarks against him

Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union president Kanhaiya Kumar's family on Friday took a strong objection to Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati's castiest remarks against him, allegdly calling him anti-Dalit and from upper caste.

Apr 16, 2016, 01:08 AM IST

Lalu barbs on high profile babas, calls them 'hi-fi saints'

 Launching a blistering attack at certain gurus and babas, RJD President Lalu Prasad on Thursday sought a probe into assets of these "high profile saints".

Apr 14, 2016, 23:36 PM IST
PM Modi follows those on Twitter who abuse women on social media: Arvind Kejriwal

PM Modi follows those on Twitter who abuse women on social media: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, alleging he encourages those who harass women on social media.

Apr 14, 2016, 22:01 PM IST
PM Modi launches 'Gram Uday se Bharat Uday Abhiyan' - Watch his speech

PM Modi launches 'Gram Uday se Bharat Uday Abhiyan' - Watch his speech

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday underlined the need to strengthen rural economy to boost the country's development as he launched a village self governance campaign here which, he said, has been inspired by Dr BR Ambedkar's vision.

Apr 14, 2016, 18:40 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi's speech on Dr BR Ambedkar's 125th birth anniversary: Here are top 10 quotes

PM Narendra Modi's speech on Dr BR Ambedkar's 125th birth anniversary: Here are top 10 quotes

PM Narendra Modi on Thursday addressed a gathering in Madhya Pradesh's Mhow (Babasaheb's birthplace) on the ocassion of Dr BR Ambedkar's 125th birth anniversary.  Here are top 10 quotes from the PM's speech:-

Apr 14, 2016, 16:21 PM IST
BJP mocks constitution and celebrates Ambedkar's birth anniversary, says Nitish Kumar

BJP mocks constitution and celebrates Ambedkar's birth anniversary, says Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday attacked the BJP, saying "those who make a mockery of the Indian constitution" are now celebrating the birth anniversary of B.R. Ambedkar.

Apr 14, 2016, 14:49 PM IST

Will work with India to realise Ambedkar's vision: UN

Describing B R Ambedkar as a a global "icon" for marginalised people, a top UN official has voiced the world body's commitment to working closely with India to help realise the noted Indian social reformer's vision of empowerment and social and economic equality.

Apr 14, 2016, 13:00 PM IST