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BR Ambedkar's statue vandalised in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh, case filed

BR Ambedkar's statue vandalised in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh, case filed

The statue installed in Ambedkar park in front of the district magistrate's office was desecrated on Friday afternoon, leading to protests by some locals, SP (city) Kamlesh Bahadur said.

Sep 15, 2018, 09:28 AM IST
BR Ambedkar is a Brahmin and so is PM Modi: Gujarat Assembly Speaker Rajendra Trivedi

BR Ambedkar is a Brahmin and so is PM Modi: Gujarat Assembly Speaker Rajendra Trivedi

Dalit icon BR Ambedkar is a Brahmin, said the Gujarat Assembly Speaker, Rajendra Trivedi on Sunday. 

Apr 30, 2018, 12:04 PM IST
Amid statue vandalism spree, another BR Ambedkar's sculptor damaged in Ballia

Amid statue vandalism spree, another BR Ambedkar's sculptor damaged in Ballia

Several incidents of statue vandalism of famous personalities, including Mahatma Gandhi, Syama Prasad Mukherjee, E V Ramasamy Periyar and Vladimir Lenin, have been reported from various parts of the country over the last few months.

Apr 18, 2018, 15:14 PM IST
UP CM Yogi Adityanath honoured with title of 'Dalit Mitra' on Ambedkar Jayanti

UP CM Yogi Adityanath honoured with title of 'Dalit Mitra' on Ambedkar Jayanti

Adityanath said that the BJP government has worked tirelessly for the upliftment of Dalits.

Apr 14, 2018, 14:50 PM IST
Dalits 'cleanse' Ambedkar statue with milk after tributes by Maneka Gandhi, BJP leaders

Dalits 'cleanse' Ambedkar statue with milk after tributes by Maneka Gandhi, BJP leaders

After Maneka Gandhi and other leaders garlanded the statue around 9 am and left the venue, the members of the community washed it with milk and water, saying the BJP leaders' presence had "polluted" the atmosphere. 

Apr 14, 2018, 13:23 PM IST
Ambedkar's statue vandalised by miscreants in Rajasthan

Ambedkar's statue vandalised by miscreants in Rajasthan

Three people were on Thursday arrested for allegedly desecrating a bust of Mahatma Gandhi in Rajasthan's Rajsamand district.

Apr 05, 2018, 09:32 AM IST
 Amid Dalit protests, PM Modi takes a dig at Congress, says 'don't drag Ambedkar into politics'

Amid Dalit protests, PM Modi takes a dig at Congress, says 'don't drag Ambedkar into politics'

Widespread protests had taken place on Monday in different parts of the country over Supreme Court order on SC/ST Act.

Apr 04, 2018, 16:22 PM IST
Hindi-speaking states always wrote Ambedkar's name incorrectly: Ram Naik

Hindi-speaking states always wrote Ambedkar's name incorrectly: Ram Naik

The Uttar Pradesh government has issued an order to use Ramji as Ambedkar's middle name.

Mar 29, 2018, 15:00 PM IST
BR Ambedkar gets a new name in Uttar Pradesh as Yogi government adds 'Ramji'

BR Ambedkar gets a new name in Uttar Pradesh as Yogi government adds 'Ramji'

Acting on the recommendations of UP Governor Ram Naik, the government has decided to introduce ‘Ramji’ as Ambedkar's middle name.

Mar 29, 2018, 08:51 AM IST
Hardik Pandya denies disrespecting BR Ambedkar

Hardik Pandya denies disrespecting BR Ambedkar

Pandya, who is preparing for the 11th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), was embroiled in a controversy after a fake Twitter account bearing his name lashed out at Ambedkar for introducing reservation policy.

Mar 22, 2018, 20:14 PM IST
Ambedkar's statue vandalised in Azamgarh; 3 accused identified, no arrests yet

Ambedkar's statue vandalised in Azamgarh; 3 accused identified, no arrests yet

Earlier in the day, the statue of Dalit icon BR Ambedkar was damaged with its head destroyed completely.

 

Mar 10, 2018, 21:57 PM IST
Statue vandalism continues, now Ambedkar's sculpture damaged in Azamgarh

Statue vandalism continues, now Ambedkar's sculpture damaged in Azamgarh

The latest episode of statue defacing and vandalism has emerged from Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh. This time Dalit icon BR Ambedkar's statue was damaged.

Mar 10, 2018, 14:55 PM IST
Statue vandalism continues: BR Ambedkar's statue desecrated in UP

Statue vandalism continues: BR Ambedkar's statue desecrated in UP

A statue of Dr BR Ambedkar was vandalised late on Tuesday night by unidentified persons in Meerut's Mawana, leading to protests from members of the Dalit community and BSP workers.

Mar 07, 2018, 15:00 PM IST

Mix Ambedkarism with Ranji Trophy, filter out Maratha pride: It is time to grant statehood to Vidarbha

Vidarbha's Ranji Trophy win is symbolic of the spirit of smaller states fired with a new shot of ambition to find the inspiration for growth and development.

Jan 10, 2018, 12:06 PM IST
All you need to know: January 2, 2018

All you need to know: January 2, 2018

Jan 02, 2018, 21:07 PM IST
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

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