Ambedkar Jayanti

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It took 12 yrs, an Ambedkar Jayanti and a PM visit for a pair of sandals to make their way to this 70-yr-old tribal in Chhattisgarh

PM Modi gave the sandals to Ratli Bai under the ‘Charan Paduka Yojana’, a Chhattisgarh BJP government scheme. Started back in November 2005, it entitled one male member per family of a tendu patta collector to free footwear every year.

Ambedkar Jayanti: Dalit leaders clash with cops, BJP leaders in Gujarat's Vadodara

The city witnessed political parties and Dalit groups making a beeline at the Ambedkar statue located at the GEB circle in Alkapuri in Vadodara since early morning.

In Bastar, PM Modi invokes Ambedkar, appeals to Naxals to give up arms

Appealing to Maoists, PM Narendra Modi referenced Ambedkar and said, “I want to tell the youth who have taken to the path of violence that Babasaheb has given us the Constitution, all the protection you want is in the Constitution."

Ambedkar did not belong to any one party: UP Deputy CM Maurya

Maurya also said Ambedkar did not belong to any one party, but he was a source of inspiration to everyone, an information officer said.


Ambedkar’s Constitution inclusive: CM Devendra Fadnavis

“We express our gratitude to Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar for giving us a Constitution, which is amongst the best in world," he said.

A day in the life of Ambedkar statue: When statues need soldiers

Across UP, Ambedkar statues have been vandalised, putting the state government and Dalits on the edge. In many villages, people are standing guard, mindful of what such vandalism has led to in the past

Mumbai protest against fund cuts: ‘One cannot keep scientific temper in a box, restricted to superstition’

Returning for the second chapter of the “March for Science” in the city, over 250 people from the scientific community stood in solidarity with the international March for Science, which, this year was held globally on Saturday.

Ambedkar jayanti celebrations: 300 functions, 40,000 cops; Babasaheb remembered in Haryana

Security was tightened in view of the violence which took place in different parts of the state, especially in Kaithal, on April 2 when the Dalit organisations had given a call for Bharat Bandh.

Punjab: CM Amarinder Singh launches loan waiver scheme for SCs, other poor

“Our government has put all efforts so that the SC/ST Act’s provisions are not diluted. I also urge the Congress MPs from the state to take up this matter in Parliament,” the Punjab CM said.

Ambedkar jayanti celebrations: Mobile Internet, SMS suspended in four Punjab districts after clashes in Phagwara

Two groups clash over renaming of a traffic intersection as ‘Samvidhan Chowk’, four injured; CM appeals for peace.