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Elgar Parishad case: BR Ambedkar's kin Anand Teltumbde remanded to five-day NIA custody; Gautam Navlakha surrenders in Delhi
India

Elgar Parishad case: BR Ambedkar's kin Anand Teltumbde remanded to five-day NIA custody; Gautam Navlakha surrenders in Delhi

Academician Anand Teltumbde, grand son-in-law of BR Ambedkar, and civil rights activist Gautam Navlakha were on Tuesday placed under arrest by the NIA in connection with Elgar Parishad-Maoists links case

Ambedkar Jayanti 2020: Tributes pour in on 129th birth anniversary of Dalit rights crusader, architect of Indian Constitution
India

Ambedkar Jayanti 2020: Tributes pour in on 129th birth anniversary of Dalit rights crusader, architect of Indian Constitution

The country is observing Ambedkar Jayanti, the birth anniversary of Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar, on 14 April

Stock markets, commodity, forex closed today for Ambedkar Jayanti; trading to resume tomorrow
Business

Stock markets, commodity, forex closed today for Ambedkar Jayanti; trading to resume tomorrow

Besides the stock markets, the debt, forex and commodity markets are also closed.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Politics over Ambedkar, fate of BJP-led model, Game of Thrones recap; today's must-read stories
India

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Politics over Ambedkar, fate of BJP-led model, Game of Thrones recap; today's must-read stories

In such a heated atmosphere, Ambedkar’s lifelong fight for an equal and independent India ridden of the caste system seems like a distant dream.

Ambedkar Jayanti: Devendra Fadnavis pays tribute to Dalit leader, alleges Congress did nothing to preserve his memories
India

Ambedkar Jayanti: Devendra Fadnavis pays tribute to Dalit leader, alleges Congress did nothing to preserve his memories

Born into a poor Dalit family on 14 April 1891, Ambedkar became independent India's first law minister, the principal architect of the Constitution of India and a founding father of the Republic of India.

Ambedkar Jayanti: A selection of Dalit literature, from Maharashtra's shahirs to contemporary songs of resistance
Life

Ambedkar Jayanti: A selection of Dalit literature, from Maharashtra's shahirs to contemporary songs of resistance

On Ambedkar Jayanti, a selection of Dalit literature ranging from the songs of Maharashtra's shahirs, to the works of radical writers in Maharashtra like Nagraj Manjule and Namdeo Dhasal, and works by contemporary writers

Ambedkar Jayanti 2019: President Ram Nath Kovind, Narendra Modi, Congress leaders pay tribute to Dalit social reformer
India

Ambedkar Jayanti 2019: President Ram Nath Kovind, Narendra Modi, Congress leaders pay tribute to Dalit social reformer

Ambedkar, commonly known as Babasaheb, dedicated his life to working for the upliftment of untouchables, women, and labourers.

Ambedkar Jayanti: A deep dive into the origins of caste in India, and Babasaheb's protest against it
India

Ambedkar Jayanti: A deep dive into the origins of caste in India, and Babasaheb's protest against it

Not knowing what caste is, is a huge part of the problem. On Ambedkar Jayanti, here is a deep dive into the origin of caste, when it became a rigid system, and BR Ambedkar's fight to empower Dalits

Ambedkar Jayanti: Current politics of polarisation, hero worship could have disappointed Constitution's architect
Politics

Ambedkar Jayanti: Current politics of polarisation, hero worship could have disappointed Constitution's architect

For Ambedkar, the constitutional pillars of liberty, equality and fraternity could operate only in a trinity and could not be divorced from each other.

Air India's balance sheet is splashed with red ink; if the govt won't sell the ailing carrier, it has to bear the cross
Business

Air India's balance sheet is splashed with red ink; if the govt won't sell the ailing carrier, it has to bear the cross

Air India has logged losses for over a decade, has a debt of over Rs 50,000 crore and faces stiff competition from private airlines. What should the government's focus be?

BR Ambedkar ensured India did not opt for presidential form of government, says Pranab Mukherjee
India

BR Ambedkar ensured India did not opt for presidential form of government, says Pranab Mukherjee

Former president Pranab Mukherjee hailed the contribution of BR Ambedkar, and said he ensured that the country did not opt for the presidential form of government like in other constitutions.

How blue got associated with BR Ambedkar; activists say colour was a personal favourite
India

How blue got associated with BR Ambedkar; activists say colour was a personal favourite

At a time when political parties are fighting it out to grab the legacy of Bhim Rao Ambedkar for political gains, not many worry as to how the colour blue came to be associated with the Dalit icon.

Jignesh Mevani detained at Jaipur airport by police; Gujarat MLA was heading to Ambedkar Jayanti event at Nagaur
India

Jignesh Mevani detained at Jaipur airport by police; Gujarat MLA was heading to Ambedkar Jayanti event at Nagaur

Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani was detained at Jaipur airport when he was going to attend a programme on the occasion of Ambedkar Jayanti at Nagaur, media reports said.

Ambedkar Jayanti: By crediting Babasaheb for his rise, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sent a potent message to Dalits
India

Ambedkar Jayanti: By crediting Babasaheb for his rise, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sent a potent message to Dalits

Speaking at Ambedkar’s 127th birth anniversary in Chhattisgarh’s Dalit-dominated Bijapur, the prime minister sent a befitting reply to the Opposition trying to corner the government by terming it anti-Dalit

Ambedkar Jayanti: Narendra Modi, Ram Nath Kovind pay rich tributes; clashes reported in Punjab, UP
India

Ambedkar Jayanti: Narendra Modi, Ram Nath Kovind pay rich tributes; clashes reported in Punjab, UP

Protests and tensions in parts of Punjab and Uttar Pradesh, and a political slugfest marked the Ambedkar Jayanti on Saturday.

Ambedkar Jayanti: Society needs harmony, not strife, says Ram Nath Kovind; calls upon citizens to follow Dalit icon's path
India

Ambedkar Jayanti: Society needs harmony, not strife, says Ram Nath Kovind; calls upon citizens to follow Dalit icon's path

President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday cautioned people against divisive forces, saying the nation needed harmony and not conflict

BJP 'hampering' BR Ambedkar's ideals of Constitution, says MK Stalin; calls on 'friendly parties' to save country
India

BJP 'hampering' BR Ambedkar's ideals of Constitution, says MK Stalin; calls on 'friendly parties' to save country

The DMK on Saturday alleged that the BJP-led Centre was hampering BR Ambedkar's ideals behind the making of the Indian Constitution

Punjab: Clashes erupt in Phagwara over renaming chowk after BR Ambedkar; Internet services suspended in four districts
India

Punjab: Clashes erupt in Phagwara over renaming chowk after BR Ambedkar; Internet services suspended in four districts

Mobile internet and SMS services were suspended on Saturday in four districts of Punjab following clashes between two groups in Phagwara, in which four persons were injured

Ambedkar Jayanti updates: Narendra Modi integrating Dalit icon's grand vision into governance, says Venkaiah Naidu
India

Ambedkar Jayanti updates: Narendra Modi integrating Dalit icon's grand vision into governance, says Venkaiah Naidu

Narendra Modi will reach out to Dalits and tribals by unveiling several pro-poor schemes in Chhattisgarh's Bastar on BR Ambedkar's 127th birth anniversary

Union minister Upendra Kushwaha calls for quotas in judiciary at event to commemorate Ambedkar Jayanti
India

Union minister Upendra Kushwaha calls for quotas in judiciary at event to commemorate Ambedkar Jayanti

Upendra Kushwaha, Union minister and Rashtriya Lok Samata Party, rued the lack of representation of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in the judiciary.