Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicAmbedkar

Topic: Ambedkar

Differences should not create discrimination. India’s diversity is empowering

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Ilaiyaraaja compares PM Modi to Ambedkar in new book, calls them ‘striking personalities’

The comparison, which was mentioned in the foreword of a book, drew flak from the DMK. The BJP’s Tamil Nadu unit countered saying Ilaiyaraaja’s voice can’t be throttled.

Ambedkar tried taking the caste issue to the United Nations. It had lessons for India

Ambedkar was committed to making caste an issue of international concern. He saw this as the only way to get justice for Dalits, writes Suraj Yengde.

How does AAP ‘commemorate’ Ambedkar? By sanitising his radical politics

All political parties want to remember Ambedkar but differently. AAP's 'grand musical' adds to BJP, Congress, and Communist parties' versions.

The Ambedkar musical is not just about Babasaheb, it’s a nod to Kejriwal’s politics too

‘Who were the shudras,’ a digital screen asks you when you sit to see Babasaheb – The Grand Musical. It’s part of Delhi government’s tribute to Ambedkar.

Films, YouTube, Ambedkar — Pa Ranjith is building a new world and it won’t be sidelined

Pa Ranjith is revolutionising the mainstream and he will not just stop at films — he now has YouTube shows on Dalit food, a media platform, library on Ambedkar, and a band with Arivu.

Why philanthropist Avaiz Tazim Ahmad walks in the footsteps of Ambedkar & Dr APJ Abdul Kalam

Avaiz Ahmad is the Chairman and Trustee of The Human Diary Foundation and President of the Lion Group of India, an organisation that works in the fields of healthcare and education.

Punjab’s Dalits are shifting state politics, flocking churches, singing Chamar pride

In this ground report, ThePrint travels across 7 districts of Punjab to highlight the fault lines, and focus on a revolution that is now starting to be recognised.

Why Gail Omvedt is celebrated but Arundhati Roy was seen as appropriation

Instead of speaking for the Dalit-Bahujan community like Medha Patkar and Arundhati Roy, Omvedt never felt the need to grab the mic.

Chandra Shekhar Azad can be the new Kanshi Ram — if he can upgrade for Modi-Shah era

Reservation and lower-caste politics have gained the pragmatic attention of Nagpur ideologues.

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Rise of social media leading to privacy & IP disputes. Indian laws need teeth to tackle them

GDPR directives make platforms such as Facebook and YouTube responsible for ensuring that copyright-infringing content is not hosted on their sites.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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