Mayawati disrespected Ambedkar by building her statue beside his: Katheria

 Union Minister Ram Shankar Katheria on Saturday said BSP president Mayawati has shown disrespect to Bhim Rao Ambedkar by installing her statues along with his.

PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to BR Ambedkar on 'Mahaparinirwan Diwas'
PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to BR Ambedkar on 'Mahaparinirwan Diwas'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tribute to Bharat Ratna Babasahib Dr BR Ambedkar on 'Mahaparinirwan Diwas'.

Efforts on to acquire Dr BR Ambedkar's home in London

India may acquire the rupees 40-crore residential property where Dr BR Ambedkar lived during the 1920s and convert it into a memorial to the crusader for social justice, a social organsation today said.

Prez appeals to citizens to shun untouchability in any form

Stressing on the need for having an egalitarian society, President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday called on citizens to ensure that untouchability is not practised anywhere in the country.

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

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

`Ambedkar was a national, not just Dalit leader`

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

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

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".

BJP was not happy when Ambedkar got Bharat Ratna: Mayawati

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

Andhra govt announces Rs 15 lakh assistance for SC/ST students

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Sunday announced an assistance of Rs 15 lakh for the SC/ST students who intend to pursue professional post graduation studies abroad.

Rs 877 crore for uplift of SC in Bihar: Sushil Kumar

Bihar government will spend Rs 877 crore for the welfare of state`s Schedule Caste people this fiscal, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi said on Sunday.

JMM files FIR against officials involved in statue demolition

The JMM filed a FIR at the police station demanding action against officials involved in the demolition act.

Ambedkar statue demolished during eviction drive Odisha

A statue of BR Ambedkar was demolished here, the district headquarters town of Mayurbhanj district, during an eviction drive launched by the local civic authorities and district administration.

Ambedkar statue desecrated in UP

A statue of Dr BR Ambedkar was found desecrated in Gyanpur in the district on Tuesday morning, leading to tension in the area, police said.

Tight security at Shivaji Park for Ambedkar`s death anniversary

Extensive security arrangements have been made in and around Shivaji Park ground in central Mumbai as followers of Dr B R Ambedkar are expected to pay homage to him on his death anniversary Thursday.