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

Narendra Modi says knowledge and education not restricted to books, his govt working towards better academic system
India

Narendra Modi says knowledge and education not restricted to books, his govt working towards better academic system

Narendra Modi on Saturday pointed out the challenges the Indian education system is presently facing and shared central government's plans to enhance the system.

Amit Shah and Muhammad Ali Jinnah comparable figures, both driven by one-point agenda, says Ramachandra Guha
India

Amit Shah and Muhammad Ali Jinnah comparable figures, both driven by one-point agenda, says Ramachandra Guha

Guha admits that his narrative of Jinnah in his new book, Gandhi: The Years That Changed The World, 1914-1948, is "not sympathetic".

Narendra Modi ends silence in Kathua, Unnao rape cases, says justice will be served
India

Narendra Modi ends silence in Kathua, Unnao rape cases, says justice will be served

Modi's comments at a function here came hours after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) got into the act by detaining and questioning rape accused BJP MLA Kuldip Singh Sengar in Uttar Pradesh while two BJP Ministers in the Jammu and Kashmir coalition led by the PDP resigned for taking part in a rally in support of the accused in the ghastly rape-and-murder of an eight-year-old girl.

Dalit protests during Bharat Bandh: Why does Madhya Pradesh become epicentre of violence during anti-govt agitations?
India

Dalit protests during Bharat Bandh: Why does Madhya Pradesh become epicentre of violence during anti-govt agitations?

Dalit agitation took an ugly turn when two groups — Dalits and right-wing bodies — clashed in Gwalior and Morena; and it turned violent when both the groups resorted to taking up weapons and attacking one another.

Giriraj Singh accuses Congress of inciting violence in Bihar, West Bengal, says Rahul Gandhi working to disrupt communal harmony
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Giriraj Singh accuses Congress of inciting violence in Bihar, West Bengal, says Rahul Gandhi working to disrupt communal harmony

Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Friday accused the Congress of inciting communal violence in Bihar and West Bengal, saying this was being done to "weaken" the majority Hindu community at these places.

Rajya Sabha elections: Senior Congress leaders to camp in Lucknow to ensure all party MLAs vote for BSP candidate
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Rajya Sabha elections: Senior Congress leaders to camp in Lucknow to ensure all party MLAs vote for BSP candidate

On the eve of Rajya Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh on Friday, at least four Congress leaders will remain present in the state capital Lucknow until the elections to ensure polling in favour of BSP

BSP counts heavily on 'surplus' votes of SP, support from Congress and RLD for victory in Rajya Sabha polls
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BSP counts heavily on 'surplus' votes of SP, support from Congress and RLD for victory in Rajya Sabha polls

BSP is counting heavily on 'surplus' votes of SP, besides support from Congress and the RLD for the victory of its lone candidate in the Rajya Sabha polls

Mayawati ropes in former MLA Bhimrao Ambedkar as Rajya Sabha poll candidate; BSP shifts focus to Jatavs from Muslims
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Mayawati ropes in former MLA Bhimrao Ambedkar as Rajya Sabha poll candidate; BSP shifts focus to Jatavs from Muslims

The choice of Bhimrao Ambedkar also shows the BSP is no more interested in wooing Muslims.

Bihar fiasco is a wake up call for Opposition to infuse new blood, connect with mass and junk dynasties
Politics

Bihar fiasco is a wake up call for Opposition to infuse new blood, connect with mass and junk dynasties

With Nitish Kumar re-joining the NDA camp, the Opposition has lost out on a potential anti-Modi face for the 2019 elections.

Spurred on by Bheem Army, Dalits in western UP put up united face after Saharanpur violence
India

Spurred on by Bheem Army, Dalits in western UP put up united face after Saharanpur violence

This new phenomenon is being credited to the rise of Bheem Army that had been staging a sit-in in protest ever since clashes last week between Dalits and Thakurs left one person dead

Ambedkar brothers are 'gundas', want to grab land: Ratnakar Gaikwad to Firstpost
Mumbai

Ambedkar brothers are 'gundas', want to grab land: Ratnakar Gaikwad to Firstpost

The demolition of Dadar's historic Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Bhavan in the early hours of Saturday morning has turned into a major controversy over the past four days

The importance of being Manas Deka: How Twitter exploded on Kanhaiya Kumar's face
India

The importance of being Manas Deka: How Twitter exploded on Kanhaiya Kumar's face

Carried away by his newly acquired star status, JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar lobs multiple Twitter grenades for some quick fame but on the wrong target.

Shirdi: Dalit youth murdered as phone had an Ambedkar ringtone
India

Shirdi: Dalit youth murdered as phone had an Ambedkar ringtone

A Dalit youth was brutally assaulted and killed in Shirdi, Maharashtra allegedly over his mobile ringtone of a song on Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar.

Parties take help of capitalists, make polices for them: Mayawati
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Parties take help of capitalists, make polices for them: Mayawati

BSP supremo Mayawati today accused her rivals of taking help of capitalists come to power and formulate policies benefiting them and claimed that hers was the only party which wants to come to the Centre with the help of her workers.

Author interview: 'Swaraj was a quest for an Indian self,' says Ananya Vajpeyi
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Author interview: 'Swaraj was a quest for an Indian self,' says Ananya Vajpeyi

In Righteous Republic: The Political Foundations of Modern India, Ananya Vajpeyi presents a considered look at five "founding figures" of India.