Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicB. R. Ambedkar

Topic: B. R. Ambedkar

What are the 22 vows of BR Ambedkar at the centre of BJP-AAP conversion controversy

The AAP minister Rajendra Pal Gautam resigned Sunday after being condemned by the BJP for participating in an event in which people allegedly denounced Hinduism.

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 Camera

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File photo of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan | ANI

Arif Mohammad Khan vs Kerala govt isn’t a new faceoff. Old cases show Governor wears two hats

Under UGC provisions, a search committee is appointed to find suitable candidates for the V-C post. Governors make their selection from among these names.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.