Babasaheb Ambedkar News
Ambedkar was patriot and admirer of India’s civilisational values — but Tharoor and Congress just won’t concede
Babasaheb was one of the most brilliant minds of his era, but the grand old party conspired to confine him to being a Dalit leader
The closer you go, more you know about RSS
The Sangh's attempt is not to ‘cancel’ those who are not friendly towards it but its aim is to make a prosperous and powerful society by taking them along too
Happy Birthday Mammootty: A look at the star's finest performances
The veteran star is aging like a fine wine and is celebrating his 71st birthday today.
Head-on | India @75: The new idea of India is forward-looking, diverse and free of past’s burdens
A new idea of India is reflected in the fearless teenagers at the Chess Olympiad in Chennai, the sports heroes at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, and innovative startup entrepreneurs in tech hubs around the country
Mann ki Baat: Prime Minister Modi urged people to visit the places associated with Babasaheb Ambedkar
Modi said that he has had the privilege of visiting all the Panch Teerth associated with Balasaheb Ambedkar
Prime Minister Modi mentions Mahatma Phule, Savitribai Phule and Babasaheb Ambedkar in his Mann ki Baat broadcast
Modi said that both Mahatma Phule and Babasaheb Ambedkar fought persistently against discrimination and inequality. He also said that Savitribai Phule played a significant role in the formation of many social institutions
Head-on | India at 75: Why former foreign secretary Shyam Saran misses the point
Shyam Saran, while analysing India’s journey as an independent nation in the past 75 years, is right to stress inclusive growth. But he misses the larger point
NFAI acquires Mahapurush Dr Ambedkar, rare 1968 Marathi short film that portrays Babasaheb's faith, later life
The film was originally made in 35 mm format but what we have found is a 16 mm copy, probably meant for distribution in rural areas, said Prakash Magdum, Director, NFAI.
Watch: TM Krishna's new project sets Ashoka's edicts to Carnatic music ragas
The edicts are sung in the original Magadhi Prakrit by TM Krishna, in ragas drawn from the Carnatic music tradition.
Dalit shahirs of Maharashtra: From Bhimrao Kardak to Sambhaji Bhagat, tracing a legacy of anti-caste music and poetry
The Dalit shahirs of Maharashtra were the poet-musicians of the anti-caste movement, who took Dr BR Ambedkar's idea of the annihilation of caste to the people
Mooknayak turns 100: How Babasaheb Ambedkar's Marathi weekly for Dalits came into being
As word of Ambedkar's newspaper spread, Kolhapur’s Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj himself visited Babsaheb in his chawl in Mumbai, offering a donation of Rs 2,500 to start Mooknayak. The first issue was printed on 31 January 1920
Amid nationwide anti-CAA protests, CJI Bobde in Nagpur says citizenship not just about rights but also about duties towards society
The CJI added that 'if we do not follow our duties then there will be an imbalance in the society'
Manish Tewari blames Savarkar for Gandhi's murder, Manmohan Singh says party not against the man: Why Congress can't make up its mind on Hindutva leader's legacy
Congress' overtly critical views on Savarkar appear to be of recent vintage, and equally neoteric is the party's confusion over where to position itself regarding the radical Hindu leader
BJP’s fervent bid to confer Bharat Ratna on Savarkar shows party's strategy to embed RSS in Indian history
Adding Savarkar to the pantheon of national heroes with government sanction at this stage would be a permanent move that cannot be rescinded later — a level of state patronage that Savarkar never received except under colonial times.
28-year-old Pune engineer expresses desire to apply as new Congress president for party's 'revival'
While the Congress is yet to decide on its new president after Rahul Gandhi made his resignation public, a 28-year-old electronics engineer from Pune has expressed his desire to apply for the post
Haryana khap panchayat's directive against using caste surnames will do precious little to end discrimination
Dropping the caste surname might sound like an attractive idea, but it will not work in the long run to eradicate caste discrimination.
No Laughing Matter: A compilation of BR Ambedkar cartoons viewed through an anti-caste lens
No Laughing Matter is a study of BR Ambedkar in retrospect, in which the protagonist appears more tangible to us, with readers being allowed to ‘see’ and understand him through a documented history of illustrations.
Atrocities on Dalits and tribals up by 70% in Gujarat between 2003 and 2018; conviction rate below 5% in Modi's first 3 yrs as PM
Atrocities on Dalits in Gujarat have been rising steadily in the last two decades with the state witnessing a 72 percent increase in the number of registered cases between 2003 and 2018
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 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.