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Ambedkar and his dhamma

June 30, 2021 6:37 pm

Babasaheb’s spirituality was not an expedient political tool but a profound conviction, derived from tireless investigation and praxis.

President lays foundation stone of Ambedkar memorial in Lucknow

June 30, 2021 6:37 am

President Ram Nath Kovind said the mission of any government should be ‘Bhavatu Sab Mangalam’ (may all beings be happy)’, adding that he is happy that the present government under Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is striving to reach this goal.

Ambedkar challenged history, probed society, and anthropologically argued with legal conventions

April 18, 2021 9:27 am

Ambedkar’s writings are an ideal interface to grant the desired humanity to the dehumanised and excluded people declared untouchable and unseeable — a group without history.

'I don't know what I violated': Ambedkarite student activist expelled from Madras University

September 06, 2019 8:23 pm

On August 29, just one month after I got enrolled in the Buddhism course they gave me a letter saying that my admission has been canceled since I didn’t submit my eligibility certificate, Kiruba said.

Modi is Ambedkar of 21st century: Uttarakhand CM on quota for 'economically weak'

January 08, 2019 4:56 pm

"Reservations on economic basis was being demanded by the economically weaker sections in the general category across the country for a long time. They are going to benefit immensely from the decision," he said.

Ambedkar Pathshalas For the financially weak, chance at a level playing field

November 25, 2018 3:02 am

The eldest person in the class, Sana Khatoon, says the pathshala has helped her and other children. “I hope they continue to run these centres."

Youth booked for sharing ‘offensive meme on Ambedkar’

May 14, 2018 4:16 am

In the meme, Leonardo DiCaprio’s character Jack Dawson asks Rose Bukater, played by Kate Winslet, for space on a floating door after the ship sinks in the Atlantic Ocean. The meme had Ambedkar’s face superimposed on Rose’s and read that the space was reserved for SC/ST candidates who furnished caste certificates.

Delhi Underground: Who shared it?

April 16, 2018 2:38 am

After BJP leader Harish Khurana tweeted a photo of Delhi Congress leaders eating breakfast at Chandni Chowk — hours before a fast called by party president Rahul Gandhi — many wondered how he got hold of the photo.

The discovery of Ambedkar

June 26, 2018 11:46 am

On the 127th birth anniversary of B R Ambedkar, with every political party rushing to celebrate him, The Sunday Express looks at how and why Ambedkar, one of the most contested pre-Independence figures, has today, six decades after his death, come to be the most embraced.

Ambedkar shunned fasts, says Gujarat Sahitya Akademi chief

April 14, 2018 3:41 am

Quoting Ambedkar, Pandya said that people will have to better themselves so that the Constitution can be effective and added how Ambedkar had back then asked people to shun non-cooperation, civil disobedience, fasts etc.


On Ambedkar's birth anniversary, Rohith Vemula's mother, brother embrace Buddhism

April 14, 2016 5:50 pm

Rohith's mother Radhika and brother Raja Vemula were given 'deeksha' at a function in Dadar in the presence of Prakash Ambedkar, the grandson of Dr B R Ambedkar.

Nation remembers Ambedkar on 60th death anniversary

December 06, 2015 7:32 pm

Babasaheb Ambedkar, principal architect of the Indian Constitution, breathed his last on December 6, 1956.