With Maharashtra awaiting the Centre’s nod for Mumbai’s Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP), the construction of the Dr BR Ambedkar memorial at Indu Mills in Dadar has also been slowed down.
Emergency has been rightly decried in recent weeks. But Babasaheb’s advice to a young republic on dictatorship must be heeded in post-2014 India.
As capitalism and its exploitation evolves, Karl Marx’s philosophy and intellectual tools continue to have abiding significance
Song, drama and literature play a role. Ambedkar, the symbolism around him, is at its centre.
“Ambedkar understood that rising and persistent inequalities pose fundamental challenges to the economic and social well-being of nations and people,” Achim Steiner said.
The Modi government is working to institutionalise social and financial inclusion.
Communists and Ambedkarites need to work together to fight the communal forces.
He said that since PM Modi belongs to an “oppressive ideology”, he “can never respect” Dalits and Ambedkar. Gandhi was responding to Modi’s recent remark on Ambedkar at an event two days ago.
This is third such incident in the month of March alone, where statues of Ambedkar have been vandalised in UP. Earlier, Ambedkar’s statue was damaged in Meerut district.
The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh today sparked a political controversy by deciding to introduce B R Ambedkar’s middle name ‘Ramji’ in all references to him in official correspondence and records.
The Dalit community in the area had blocked the traffic in the morning. The protest was lifted after the locals were assured that a new statue will soon be installed.
Centre’s initiative on inter-caste marriages is welcome, revives a question: Why are they so few in number?
His egalitarian narrative can help save the country from fanatics of all hues.
“If the Drafting Committee was drifting, it was never without mastery over the situation. It was not merely angling with the off chance of catching a fish. It was searching in known waters to find the fish it was after. To be in search of something better is not the same as drifting,” Ambedkar said.
Under the Modi government, Amit Shah said, honest taxpayers, the majority of whom belonged to the middle class, felt they were valued following crackdowns against black money and corruption through various measures, such as demonetisation and the benami law.