Tuesday, Dec 07, 2021

B.R. Ambedkar

UP: Mayawati Slams Those Showing 'False Respect' For Ambedkar; Says BSP Will Win Absolute Majority

Dec 06, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The former Uttar Pradesh chief minister accused the BJP and other parties of not giving Dalits the full benefit of their legal rights enshrined in the Constitution

‘In Politics, Bhakti Or Hero Worship Is A Sure Road To Degradation’

Nov 27, 2021 Malvika Raj

It is this over-a-lakh-word-long document of Constitution of India that ensures guarantees to the underprivileged that those in positions of power remain accountable to the people

Constitution Day 2021: PM Modi Quotes Dr Rajendra Prasad And Dr BR Ambedkar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of Constitution Day tweeted the speech of BR Ambedkar from constituent assembly and words by Dr Rajendra Prasad before constitution was adopted.

India Celebrates 72nd Constitution Day Today: All You Need To Know

Nov 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

PM Narendra Modi in 2015 declared 26 November as Constitution Day while laying the foundation stone for Dr B R Ambedkar's Statue of Equality memorial.

On CM Charanjit Channi’s Direction, Punjab Police Arrest Person Who Tried To Damage Ambedkar’s Statue

Punjab’s newly sworn-in chief minister Charanjith Singh Channi also directed police to take strict action against people trying to disturb law-and-order.

08 July, 2021

Modi Govt Fulfilled Patel’s, Mookerjee’s Unfinished Agenda; Is Ambedkar Next?

Suman K Jha

There are now as many as 47 members from disadvantaged communities in the 77-member Council of Ministers.

14 April, 2021

Rare Copy Of 1968 Marathi Short Film On BR Ambedkar Acquired By National Film Archive Of India

Outlook Web Bureau

Titled ‘Mahapurush Dr. Ambedkar’, the Marathi film was produced by the Director of Publicity, Government of Maharashtra in July 1968, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting ministry said.

06 December, 2020

Tributes Pour In For BR Ambedkar On His 64th Death Anniversary


'We are committed to fulfilling Ambedkar’s dreams,' PM Modi said

26 November, 2020

Mamata Banerjee Pays Tribute To Ambedkar On Constitution Day


November 26 is celebrated as 'Constitution Day' to pay homage to Dr BR Ambedkar who gave shape to the democratic framework of India.

28 October, 2020

I Was Always Influenced By BR Ambedkar’s Teachings: Actress Payal Ghosh

Lachmi Deb Roy

In an interview with Outlook, actress Payal Ghosh talks about the reasons for joining the Republican Party of India.

02 October, 2020

Gandhi And The Left Intelligentsia

Avijit Pathak

I believe that by mere instrumental strategy or academic cleverness the liberal/left intelligentsia would not be able to learn something deep from Mahatma Gandhi.

15 June, 2020

Ambedkar's Ideals Become More Relevant In The Time Of Covid And 'Social Distancing'

Suman K Jha

Purity and pollution were considered an integral part of the traditional, rigid caste system. With a renewed thrust on 'social distancing', are we, unwittingly, endorsing an unequal social order?

14 April, 2020

BJP Only Pretends To Respect Ambedkar, Or Else Anand Teltumbde Would Not Be In Jail

Kancha Ilaiah

Today, Prime Minister Modi invoked Ambedkar. But shockingly, today a respected Dalit intellectual was also sent to jail. The arrest of Anand Teltumbde makes a mockery of Babasaheb's rights-based Constitution, writes Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd.

26 November, 2019

Like A True Guard Of Constitution, Modi Govt Is Committed To Ensure India's Unity: Amit Shah

Outlook Web Bureau

The government is celebrating November 26 as the Constitution Day as it was on this day in 1949 that the Constitution was adopted, and, thereafter, came into force on January 26, 1950, marking the beginning of India as a republic.

09 October, 2019

Tension In UP's Tigai Village After Ambedkar's Statue Found Damaged

Outlook Web Bureau

Station House officer Santosh Kumar Singh said a case has been registered against unidentified persons for vandalising the statue.

26 September, 2019

Not Modi. Not Gandhi. Ambedkar May Be The True Father Of India

Madhavan Narayanan

No doubt Gandhi fought untouchability and Nehru followed his footsteps, but it was Ambedkar who shaped the progressive, futuristic idea of a modern India.

06 September, 2019

Would BJP Icon Shyama Prasad Mookerjee Have Approved Of Kashmir Lockdown?

Shaikh Mujibur Rehman

Shyama Prasad Mookerjee’s famous slogan 'Ek Desh Mein do vidhan/Ek Desh Mein do Nishan/Ek Desh Mein do Pradhan/Nahin Chalenge, Nahin Chalenge' has remained a war cry for various Hindu Right organisations in their campaign since the early 1950s

18 June, 2019

Congress Leaders Attempt To Install Ambedkar Bust In Hyderabad, Arrested

Outlook Web Bureau

In April, Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) had removed Ambedkar statue from the same place after it was installed by Jai Bheem Society on the eve of Ambedkar Jayanti.

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Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers clear a water logged road after heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Jawad, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo

A health worker checks details for COVID-19 tests of the passengers arriving from Rishikesh at the Bikaner railway station.

PTI Photo

Shops at a Muslim-dominated area of Dalmandi remain closed on the anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition, in Varanasi.

PTI Photo

Resident doctors of Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital raise slogans during a protest in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary

An elderly beneficiary reacts as she receives a Covid-19 vaccine dose amid fear of spreading of a new variant of the virus (Omicron), at a government hospital in Jalandhar.

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Uttar Pradesh

Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation

Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.

Ashutosh Sharma
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Dalit-Bahujan Women In Politics And The Missing Narratives

On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.

Dec 02, 2021 Kalyani K

Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta