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Bhima Koregaon violence: Anand Teltumbde's cry for help is a sad tale of state ruthlessness, injustice
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Bhima Koregaon violence: Anand Teltumbde's cry for help is a sad tale of state ruthlessness, injustice

For all his enviable accomplishments, Anand Teltumbde fears he is likely to end up in jail for a crime he says he did not commit.

Bojja Tharakam's 'Mahad': An educative experience not just for readers, but for seekers and writers of history as well
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Bojja Tharakam's 'Mahad': An educative experience not just for readers, but for seekers and writers of history as well

Mahad: The March That’s Launched Every Day by Bojja Tharakam — a renowned human rights lawyer, writer and a poet — is published in 2018 by The Shared Mirror Publishing House.

Congress concludes first phase of Jan Sangharsh Yatra in Maharashtra; Ghulam Nabi Azad says democracy in danger under BJP
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Congress concludes first phase of Jan Sangharsh Yatra in Maharashtra; Ghulam Nabi Azad says democracy in danger under BJP

Ghulam Nabi Azad said on Saturday that democracy is in danger in the BJP regime, and once again the Congress will have to stand up to save it.

Bhima-Koregaon violence: Youths accused of murder file bail pleas in Bombay High Court
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Bhima-Koregaon violence: Youths accused of murder file bail pleas in Bombay High Court

A 20-year-old man and two teenagers have approached the Bombay High Court seeking bail in a murder case linked to the violence that erupted on 1 January in Pune during the bicentenary celebrations of the battle of Bhima-Koregaon.

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

On Ambedkar Jayanti, meditations on his speech Mukti Kon Pathe?, which critiqued Hinduism
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On Ambedkar Jayanti, meditations on his speech Mukti Kon Pathe?, which critiqued Hinduism

This speech by Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar provided untouchables with a vast number of reasons to consider renouncing Hinduism | #FirstCulture

Narendra Modi in Bijapur: On Ambedkar Jayanti, PM says govt committed to protecting rights of backward classes
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Narendra Modi in Bijapur: On Ambedkar Jayanti, PM says govt committed to protecting rights of backward classes

Narendra Modi said that BR Ambedkar had made provisions in the Constitution for the protection of the rights of backward classes as he appealed to the people not to join the Naxals for securing their rights

Uttar Pradesh govt sounds alert to ensure safety of BR Ambedkar's statues ahead of his birth anniversary
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Uttar Pradesh govt sounds alert to ensure safety of BR Ambedkar's statues ahead of his birth anniversary

Ahead of the birth anniversary of Babasaheb BR Ambedkar on 14 April, the Uttar Pradesh government has sounded an alert on the safety and security of statues of the Dalit leader

UP govt adds 'Ramji' to BR Ambedkar's name: BJP won't succeed in hijacking Babasaheb for caste politics, say experts
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UP govt adds 'Ramji' to BR Ambedkar's name: BJP won't succeed in hijacking Babasaheb for caste politics, say experts

The BJP govt's attempts to usurp Babasaheb Ambedkar as a Hindu icon, by highlighting his father's name Ramji, will not succeed, claim experts.

WATCH: Statue war continues; BR Ambedkar's statue damaged in UP's Meerut, officials replace it with new one
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WATCH: Statue war continues; BR Ambedkar's statue damaged in UP's Meerut, officials replace it with new one

After statues of Lenin, Periyar, Shyama Prasad Mookherjee were vandalised in separate incidents across India, a staute of Dalit icon Bababsaheb Ambedkar has been vandalised by unknown miscreants, say TV reports.

Narendra Modi urges govt officials to challenge themselves, take postings in backward districts
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Narendra Modi urges govt officials to challenge themselves, take postings in backward districts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said uplifting backward districts of a region will transform the entire state and urged government officials to challenge themselves by taking postings in those districts.

Congress accuses Hindutva outfits of triggering Maharashtra clashes during Lok Sabha's Zero Hour
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Congress accuses Hindutva outfits of triggering Maharashtra clashes during Lok Sabha's Zero Hour

As several parts of Maharashtra continued to reel under caste violence, Congress on Wednesday accused the RSS and certain Hindutva outfits of triggering it and demanded a probe by a Supreme Court judge into the clashes.

Congress slams Ananth Kumar Hegde over remarks on Constitution, says abusing oath 'distinctive feature' of Narendra Modi govt
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Congress slams Ananth Kumar Hegde over remarks on Constitution, says abusing oath 'distinctive feature' of Narendra Modi govt

The Congress on Tuesday attacked the BJP over Union minister Ananth Kumar Hegde's remarks about changing the Constitution, saying they were a "direct assault" on the composite identity of the nation and the party will oppose any such attempt with all its might.

Ram Vilas Paswan slams Lalu Prasad for comparison with Ambedkar, says he 'insulted' him
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Ram Vilas Paswan slams Lalu Prasad for comparison with Ambedkar, says he 'insulted' him

Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Sunday slammed Lalu Prasad for comparing himself with Nelson Mandela and B R Ambedkar, saying they made sacrifices in national interest

Ramdas Athawale asks Dalits to renounce Hinduism and embrace Buddhism instead
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Ramdas Athawale asks Dalits to renounce Hinduism and embrace Buddhism instead

Invoking Babasaheb Ambedkar, Union minister Ramdas Athawale said he embraced Buddhism only after he was convinced that Dalits would not get justice in the Hindu religion

Narendra Modi hails BR Ambedkar's social and democratic principles, attacks Congress for suppressing his legacy
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Narendra Modi hails BR Ambedkar's social and democratic principles, attacks Congress for suppressing his legacy

Paying rich tribute to the father of the Indian Constitution Babasaheb Ambedkar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that his government is working towards fulfilling Ambedkar's idea of a social justice.

Narendra Modi invokes Babasaheb Ambedkar while campaigning in Gujarat, flays Congress over Ayodhya dispute
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Narendra Modi invokes Babasaheb Ambedkar while campaigning in Gujarat, flays Congress over Ayodhya dispute

Narendra Modi continued his campaign in Gujarat addressing a rally in Dhandhuka in Ahmedabad district

Cyclone Ockhi: Hailstorm reported near Mumbai as city braces for heavy rains; schools, colleges closed today
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Cyclone Ockhi: Hailstorm reported near Mumbai as city braces for heavy rains; schools, colleges closed today

Mumbai braced for Cyclone Ockhi, with areas near the metropolis witnessing a spell of hailstorm, while schools and colleges in the city and adjoining districts have been closed

The sound and fury of Anna Bhau Sathe's words: An icon of Maharashtra's Dalit literature
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The sound and fury of Anna Bhau Sathe's words: An icon of Maharashtra's Dalit literature

Anna Bhau Sathe's will always be a name that crops up whenever Dalit literature in Maharashtra is discussed

Maharashtra loan waiver scheme is 'misleading', says Congress leader Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil
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Maharashtra loan waiver scheme is 'misleading', says Congress leader Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil

Senior Congress leader Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil on Sunday said the loan waiver scheme announced by the Maharashtra government was "misleading".