Agra: UP government orders replacement of Ambedkar statue with Deendayal Upadhyay's

Five-time Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA, Jagan Prasad Garg, had written a letter in this regard to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

May 20, 2018, 11:16 AM IST

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

2 Ambedkar statues vandalised in UP in 24 hours, protests triggered

The incident took place on Friday night. Following the incident, locals staged a protest against and demanded strict action against the culprit.


Mar 31, 2018, 14:25 PM IST

Statue vandalism continues, now Ambedkar's sculptor damaged in Allahabad

Several incidents of statue vandalism have been reported from various parts of the country over the last few months.

Mar 31, 2018, 09:54 AM 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

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

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

The Buddhist monk who witnessed 'spiritual makeover' of BR Ambedkar

PM Narendra Modi paid homage to BR Ambedkar with a visit to Deekshabhoomi, where the Dalit icon and over 500,000 followers had embraced Buddhism on October 14, 1956.

Apr 14, 2017, 22:15 PM IST

Note ban has its roots in Ambedkar's economic thinking: UP CM Yogi Adityanath

Attributing demonetisation of higher denomination notes to the "economic thinking" of Babasaheb Ambedkar, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today said the Centre displayed "immense political willpower and courage" in demonetising the currency notes of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500.

Apr 14, 2017, 18:43 PM IST

Narendra Modi's wife worships at Telangana temples

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's wife Jashodaben on Friday worshipped at two temples in Vikarabad town of Telangana.

Apr 14, 2017, 18:14 PM IST

Mayawati reveals why she reads only written speeches

Mayawati said that she has to work very hard in first writing and then reading the speech.

Apr 14, 2017, 17:06 PM IST

Congress worker injured in clash over garlanding of Ambedkar statue

A Congress activist of Dalit community was injured in a clash with BJP workers here following a dispute on who will garland the statue of Dr B R Ambedkar on his birth anniversary.

Apr 14, 2017, 14:34 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

Congress slams VK Singh for scathing remark on Kanhaiya Kumar

The Congress Party on Sunday slammed Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh for his remark on Kanhaiya Kumar and his supporters, saying it is not a fight of individuals rather of ideas.

Mar 06, 2016, 10:33 AM IST

Ambedkar never thought about leaving India despite criticism: Rajnath's jibe at Aamir

Taking an indirect jibe at actor Aamir Khan, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday argued in Parliament that Dr B R Ambedkar never thought about leaving India despite facing criticism for his pol

Nov 26, 2015, 13:39 PM IST

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May 30, 2015, 21:07 PM IST

Dalit youth killed in Maharashtra for keeping Ambedkar song as ringtone

A Dalit youth in the temple town of Shirdi in Maharashtra was crushed to death for allegedly having an Ambedkar song as his mobile ringtone.

May 22, 2015, 22:04 PM IST

Doctors go off duty protesting against attack on colleague

Around 15,000 resident doctors at government hospitals in Delhi went off work in protest against the assault on one of their colleagues, causing inconvenience to hundreds of patients.

Feb 27, 2015, 23:23 PM IST

We need you now: Vishal Dadlani on Ambedkar's death anniversary

Musician Vishal Dadlani Saturday paid tribute to Babasaheb Ambedkar on his death anniversary, saying that the country needs people like him.

Dec 06, 2014, 16:27 PM IST