Ambedkar News

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

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'

"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

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."

The discovery of Ambedkar

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.

Youth booked for sharing ‘offensive meme on Ambedkar’

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?

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.


Ambedkar shunned fasts, says Gujarat Sahitya Akademi chief

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.

Congress left no stone un-turned to insult Ambedkar when he was alive: PM Modi

PM inaugurates Ambedkar memorial: "Many governments came to power after independence but what should have been done much before has happened now, after decades," said Modi.

Mumbai: Man booked for ‘obscene’ photo of Ambedkar on Facebook

Lift operator Atul Tiwari, 27, was booked for hurting religious sentiments, spreading obscene content and with intentional humiliation under the IPC, the Information Technology Act and the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act. 

JD(U) leader objects to UP govt introducing "Ramji' in Ambedkar's name

Rajak, who is the ruling party's deputy leader in the state Assembly, alleged that circular issued by the UP government to this effect was an attempt to "impose the agenda of Manuvad" and "divert the attention of the Dalits from the infringement of their rights which is taking place in a number of ways".

Ambedkar Photos

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

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

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