BR Ambedkar

Mumbai Police probes BR Ambedkar home vandalism; state minister Anil Deshmukh condemns incident

The Mumbai Police have launched a probe into the incident of vandalism at 'Rajgruha', the Mumbai residence of the late Dr. BR Ambedkar, officials said on Wednesday.

Jul 08, 2020, 08:35 AM IST

BR Ambedkar Jayanti today: President, PM Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi pay tributes to architect of Indian Constitution

President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former Congress president Rahul Gandhi and top political leaders on Tuesday (April 14, 2020) paid tributes to the architect of the Indian Constitution BR Ambedkar on his birth anniversary.

Apr 14, 2020, 12:29 PM IST

TV stars unite to pay tribute to BR Ambedkar on birth anniversary

Every year, April 14 is observed as Ambedkar Jayanti, and this year TV actors are coming together to pay him tribute.

Apr 11, 2020, 14:48 PM IST

Bihar: CPI, RJD activists 'purify' Ambedkar statue with holy water after Giriraj Singh garlands it

The protesters alleged that Giriraj stood for everything that Ambedkar had fought against and therefore his garlanding of the statue was tantamount to 'defiling it'.

Feb 15, 2020, 17:39 PM IST

Delhi CM Kejriwal launches booklet on life and works of Ambedkar for schools

Kejriwal said that this booklet is just the first draft, and added that "We will refine it, include the suggestions of teachers and students. After a few years, we will be able to develop a full syllabus on Ambedkar, which can be taught in every school of the country." 

Dec 06, 2019, 20:28 PM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind, PM Narendra Modi pay floral tribute to BR Ambedkar on 63rd death anniversary

Born on April 14, 1891, Babasaheb Ambedkar was an Indian jurist, economist, politician and social reformer, who inspired the Dalit Buddhist movement and campaigned against social discrimination towards the untouchables (Dalits).

Dec 06, 2019, 11:10 AM IST

Amit Shah attacks Mayawati, says 'behenji' remembers Ambedkar only when elections come

Amit Shah has accused Mayawati of using Ambedkar's name for political gains.

Apr 13, 2019, 16:46 PM IST

Arjun Ram Meghwal's First Reaction After The Announcement Of BJP's First List Of Candidates

Watch: Reaction of Union Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal After The Announcement Of BJP's First List Of Candidates.

Mar 21, 2019, 21:36 PM IST

Row over Bharat Ratna continues, now Asaduddin Owaisi questions Centre's choice for award

After Kharge, Owaisi has now questioned the Centre's choice for the coveted Bharat Ratna Awards. 

Jan 28, 2019, 09:27 AM IST

Get onboard Samanta Express tourist train on February 14 to get a tour of Ambedkar's life; check details of the tour package here

The booking of Samanta Express Tourist Trains can be done from the IRCTC website or through tourist facilitation centres, zonal offices and regional offices of IRCTC. 

Jan 26, 2019, 14:59 PM IST

Rajnath Singh justifies EWS quota, says B R Ambedkar wanted equality

The Constitutional amendment to provide the 10 per cent quota in government jobs and higher education to the Economically Weaker Secions (EWS) among the general category received assent of President Ram Nath Kovind January 12.

Jan 20, 2019, 21:55 PM IST

Asaduddin Owaisi dares Rahul Gandhi for supporting Dalits

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi has dared Rahul Gandhi ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

Jan 18, 2019, 11:28 AM IST

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

Mar 29, 2018, 15:00 PM IST