Sunday, 2 October, 2022
TopicAmbedkar

Topic: 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.

Ambedkar had proposed Sanskrit as national language, knew what people wanted: CJI Bobde

Speaking at the inauguration of Maharashtra National Law University, Bobde said Ambedkar proposed Sanskrit as official language since he understood political and social issues.

Ambedkar said tyranny of majority is no democracy. Indians must read him again

Don’t just celebrate Ambedkar’s birthday. Follow the democracy he envisioned for India.

Why Ambedkar changed on separate electorate. His shift was strategic not voluntary

Ambedkar favoured communal representation but had serious objections to a separate communal electorate being the best way to achieve it.

Committed to fulfilling Babasaheb’s dreams for the nation, says PM Modi

On B.R. Ambedkar's 64th death anniversary, PM Modi tweeted that his thoughts and ideals continue to give strength to millions.

This is why Dalit women are singing Tathagata Buddha songs in UP

The growing popularity of Tathagata Buddha songs is all about the reach of Ambedkar’s conversion ideology in Uttar Pradesh.

On Camera

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Illustration by Prajna Ghosh | ThePrint

Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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