Friday, 1 July, 2022
TopicB. R. Ambedkar

Topic: B. R. Ambedkar

Ambedkar was latecomer in world of stamps where Nehru’s and Gandhi’s ‘could fill floors’

An exhibition in New Delhi shows how India shed its anxiety over Ambedkar stamps from 1966 to 2016.

Why BJP is the rightful heir to the legacy of Ambedkar

Ambedkar's views on China show that he was a visionary diplomat, much better than the self-declared internationalist — Nehru, who wanted him out.

Samajwadi Party to form outfit named after BR Ambedkar on occasion of birth anniversary

Speaking to reporters at Samajwadi Party's headquarters Saturday, party chief Akhilesh Yadav said the 'Babasaheb Vahini' will have units at the national, state and district levels.

Why it’s so easy for Modi to appropriate Tagore — or anyone

Our icons are just that, familiar visual images, because Indians don’t read.

Savita Ambedkar, a ‘social worker in her own right’ who kept BR Ambedkar’s legacy alive

Savita Ambedkar, the wife of Dr B.R. Ambedkar, was a close witness to his contributions in framing the Indian Constitution.

Lights, camera, caste – An Ambedkar photo made it to Bollywood after 38 yrs of independence

It took a J. Om Prakash film to acknowledge B.R. Ambedkar as being backdrop-worthy for Hindi films.

IFS officer Devyani Khobragade pens book on Ambedkar to ‘teach kids about Dalit struggles’

The book focuses on B.R. Ambedkar's journey as a young child and how he comes to realise what it means to be identified as a member of the Dalit community. 

Un-Indian, copied: 70 years on, Constitution is still attacked because we have failed it

Visva-Bharati University V-C Bidyut Chakrabarty's comments add to the list of fictitious claims against Constitution that Ambedkar had busted during its drafting.

Parsis in Baroda berated Ambedkar for his caste. But Naval Bhathena changed everything

B.R. Ambedkar met Naval Bhathena at US' Columbia University in 1913, where he was studying on a scholarship given by Baroda's Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III.

On Constitution Day, holding the powerful to account is our foremost fundamental duty

More than 10,000 citizens have been charged with sedition in Jharkhand for the act of ‘writing a part of the Constitution on stone’.

On Camera

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Power, party, dignity, father’s legacy — what all Uddhav Thackeray is losing in Maharashtra

The BJP’s move to place Eknath Shinde in the CM’s chair eclipses political veteran Sharad Pawar as the kingmaker of Maharashtra. The party has paid NCP chief back in his own coin.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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