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B.R. Ambedkar

UP: Dalit Lawyers 'Purify' Ambedkar Statue With Gangajal After BJP Leader Garlands It

Aug 11, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

"BJP government oppresses Dalits. They have nothing to do with Ambedkar, but still they use his name just to promote their party and allure the Dalit community."

Ambedkar's Statue Desecrated In MP, Police Investigation Underway

Jul 23, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

Some locals informed the police after they found an arm and spectacles of the statue broken.

Dalit Members 'Cleanse' Ambedkar Statue, Say Maneka Gandhi, BJP Leaders 'Polluted' It By Offering Tributes

After Gandhi and other leaders garlanded the statue around 9 am and left the venue, the members of the community washed it with milk and water, saying the BJP leaders' presence had "polluted" the atmosphere.

08 April, 2018

Would The BJP Nudge The RSS To Appoint A Dalit Or Adivasi As Sarsanghachalak?

Aakar Patel

If the government actually sides with the Dalits, they are smart enough to know this. Spending two nights in a village will not be needed

04 April, 2018

No Other Govt Honoured Ambedkar As We Did, PM Modi Slams Politics Over The Dalit Icon

Outlook Web Bureau

The previous UPA government had dragged its feet on the project for years, Modi said.

31 March, 2018

BJP-RSS Added 'Ramji' To Ambedkar's Name For Political Gains: Grandson

Outlook Web Bureau

"This is a wrong decision by the BJP-RSS. They are doing this only for political gain. He is addressed as Babasaheb in Karnataka and Maharashtra and as Baba Bhimrao in the north."

29 March, 2018

UP Govt To Introduce 'Ramji' As Middle Name Of BR Ambedkar In Official Records

Outlook Web Bureau

The order was passed on the recommendation of Governor Ram Naik.

17 January, 2018

Dalit Youth Thrashed, Forced To Chant 'Jai Mata Di' For Allegedly Replacing Posters Of Hindu Gods With Ambedkar's

Outlook Web Bureau

One of the assailants videographed the whole episode while another one was heard asking to make it go ‘viral’.

04 August, 2017

Railway Posters Showing Ape Evolving Into Trash-Conscious Ambedkar Taken Down After Protest

Outlook Web Bureau

Dalit groups have said that the posters damaged Ambedkar’s image by showing him as a manual scavenger, a charge the creators of the image have denied.

14 April, 2015

'The problem is that BJP never has answers'

Pragya Singh

Chandra Bhan Prasad, Dalit Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

28 April, 2014

The Abstract Academic And The Merry Memorialist

Niranjan Ramakrishnan

Joining issue with Arundhati Roy's essay, 'The Doctor and the Saint', where she seeks to demonstrate why Ambedkar, not Gandhi, was the more significant historical figure.

20 January, 2014

'The Grammar Of Anarchy'

Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar

As the Delhi Chief Minister sits on a dharna that threatens to disrupt the Republic Day celebrations, we revisit the famous speech in the Constituent Assembly before

29 June, 2007

Poet Of The Underworld

Dilip Chitre

What is it that makes Namdeo a wonderful human being and an outstanding poet by any standards?

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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