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BR Ambedkar

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

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

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

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

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

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