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Indian economist, social reformer, jurist, and politician

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B. R. Ambedkar: Indian economist, social reformer, jurist, and politician
Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, also known as Babasaheb Ambedkar, was an Indian jurist, economist, politician and social reformer, who inspired the Dalit Buddhist movement and campaigned against social discrimination towards the untouchables (Dalits). He was British India's Minister of Labour in Viceroy's Executive Council, a member of the Constituent Drafting committee, independent India's first Minister of Law and Justice, and considered the chief architect of the Constitution of India.

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J-K Tourism organised Shikara Rally to mark Ambedkar Jayanti [Video]

J-K Tourism organised Shikara Rally to mark Ambedkar Jayanti

Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Department organised 'Shikara rally' in Dal Lake in Srinagar on the occasion of 130th birth anniversary of Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar on April 14. "Tourism organizes such rally as..

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TMC is anti-Dalit: JP Nadda [Video]

TMC is anti-Dalit: JP Nadda

During a public meeting at West Bengal's Purba Bardhaman, BJP chief JP Nadda pointed at CM Mamata Banerjeee for not commenting on 'anti-Dalit' statement by a TMC leader. "Today is Dr Bhim Rao..

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President Kovind, PM Modi & others pay tribute to BR Ambedkar on his 130th birth anniversary [Video]

President Kovind, PM Modi & others pay tribute to BR Ambedkar on his 130th birth anniversary

President Kovind, PM Modi paid homage to BR Ambedkar on his 130th birth anniversary. PM Modi paid his tribute to Ambedkar while addressing the Association of Indian Universities. He also took to..

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Ambedkar Jayanti: VP Naidu, LS Speaker pay floral tribute [Video]

Ambedkar Jayanti: VP Naidu, LS Speaker pay floral tribute

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu paid floral tribute to Dr BR Ambedkar on his 130th birth anniversary at his residence in Delhi. Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla also paid tribute to Father of Indian..

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Constitution given by BR Ambedkar paved way for India's bright future: PM Modi [Video]

Constitution given by BR Ambedkar paved way for India's bright future: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi remembered Dr BR Ambedkar's contribution to India on his 130th birth anniversary, while addressing the 95th Association of Indian Universities annual meeting via on April..

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MK Stalin pays floral tribute to Dr BR Ambedkar on his birth anniversary [Video]

MK Stalin pays floral tribute to Dr BR Ambedkar on his birth anniversary

DMK chief MK Stalin paid floral tribute to Dr BR Ambedkar on his 130th birth anniversary at Koyambedu in Chennai on April 14. Ambedkar, the chief architect of the Indian Constitution, was conferred..

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Covid: How 'tika utsav' was launched in UP; rail staff vaccinated in Indore [Video]

Covid: How 'tika utsav' was launched in UP; rail staff vaccinated in Indore

Adhering to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's exhortation, a 'tika utsav' or vaccination fest was launched across the country on April 11. It is scheduled to last till April 14, the birth anniversary of..

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Tika Utsav: Railway employees receive COVID vaccine in Indore [Video]

Tika Utsav: Railway employees receive COVID vaccine in Indore

Amid increasing cases of COVID-19 virus, several Railway employees in Indore took the first shot of vaccine on April 11. The railway administration is planning to vaccinate 3,000 railway employees and..

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Tika Utsav begins in India; people reach inoculation centres to get Covid jab [Video]

Tika Utsav begins in India; people reach inoculation centres to get Covid jab

Four-day Covid-19 vaccine festival ‘Tika Utsav’ began in the country on April 11. It’s being observed with an aim to inoculate maximum number of eligible people. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had..

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Ambedkar had proposed Sanskrit as official language: CJI Bobde

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Marking the birth anniversary of BR Ambedkar, the Congress on Wednesday released the vision document for its digital media platform 'Inc TV' that will formally be launched on April 24 to help spread..
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Give free Covid-19 vaccine to poor, needy: Mayawati to government

In a statement issued here on B R Ambedkar's birth anniversary, Mayawati said people are once again planning to return home following the recent spurt in coronavirus cases. Efforts should be made to..
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PM Modi pays rich tributes to Ambedkar


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Ambedkar Jayanti 2021: Quotes by Babasaheb Ambedkar that continue to inspire us

Wednesday (April 14) is the 130th birth anniversary of BR Ambedkar, best known for being the architect of the Indian Constitution.
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Punjab cites Ambedkar to stop BSP MLA’s UP transfer


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Raja Ram Mohan Roy and Ambedkar went against the tide to reform society: PM Modi

PM Narendra Modi spoke against hanging on to status quo mentality, said the country's youth will not wait forever for reforms.
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What triggered funding crisis for SC scholarship scheme

The revision of the Post-Matric Scholarship scheme for Scheduled Castes with a 60:40 fund sharing between the Centre and states has been forced by a 2018 formula authored by the social justice ministry..
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Political workers should remain firm on ideology: Sharad Pawar

"It is important for political workers to be firm on their ideology. The progressive ideology of Mahatma Jyotiba Phule, B R Ambedkar and Chatrapati Shahu Maharaj needs to be inculcated among the new..
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Political leaders pay tributes to Ambedkar on death anniversary


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Mahaparinirvan Diwas: PM Modi, Shah, other leaders pay tribute to BR Ambedkar on his death anniversary

PM Modi, Amit Shah, Rahul Gandhi and other political leaders paid tribute to BR Ambedkar on his death anniversary.
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Committed to fulfilling Ambedkar's dreams for our nation: PM Modi on his death anniversary


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What is Mahaparinirvan Diwas and why is it celebrated? History and significance

Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar passed away on December 6, 1956, and the day is regarded as Mahaparinirvan Diwas to pay tribute to him.
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Constitution Day 2020: History, significance of Samvidhan Divas

It is also a mark of tribute to Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar who played an important role in the framing of the Indian Constitution.
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Maha environment minister Aditya Thackeray opposes Centre's EIA Notification, 2020

Environment minister Aditya Thackeray has called for a re-evaluation of the Centre’s draft Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) Notification, 2020. The draft, he said, undermines the nature of..
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Soil from sites of Kabir, Ambedkar, Laxmibai at Ram Temple


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CAG is an enabler of Babasaheb's vision: Venkaiah Naidu at statue unveiling event

"Babasaheb Dr B R Ambedkar was a multi-faceted genius and builder of modern India. The nation will be ever grateful to him for his stellar contribution in drafting the Constitution and for guiding the..
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Forged signs of Ambedkar, Patel in mega Guj land scam


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Congress never gave Ambedkar respect, Modi governmet fulfilled his vision: BJP president J P Nadda

"It is unfortunate that during the lifetime of Babasaheb when the Congress was in power, it never gave him the respect due to him. What is also unfortunate that he was given the Bharat Ratna four..
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Bengal guv urges Mamata to follow Constitution

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Tuesday paid homepage to the chief architect of the Constitution, Dr B R Ambedkar on his 129th birth anniversary and urged chief minister Mamata Banerjee "to..
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President Kovind, PM Modi pay tributes to Ambedkar on his 129th birth anniversary

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tributes to dalit icon and architect of the Indian Constitution Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar on his 129th birth anniversary.
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Invoking Ambedkar, President asks people to contribute towards strong, prosperous India


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Dr BR Ambedkar's birth anniversary on April 14 declared as national holiday

The Centre on Wednesday announced that April 14, the birth anniversary of Dr BR Ambedkar, will be a national holiday.
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CPI, RJD workers 'purify' Ambedkar statue 'defiled' by Giriraj Singh in Bihar's Begusarai

CPI and RJD workers claimed that Ambedkar statue was "defiled" by Giriraj Singh, the Begusarai MP known for his hardline Hindutva.
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Ambedkar's statue 'purified' with 'Gangajal' after Giriraj Singh garlands it

Chants of "Jai Bhim" and slogans in praise of "Phule" marked the air as the activists sprinkled "Gangajal" on the statue
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Money for statue, but not for poor: Bombay HC slams Maharashtra

Referring to the plight of patients at the twin Wadia hospitals in Mumbai’s Parel due to freeze of grants, the Bombay high court on Thursday slammed the state government, saying it has money to build..
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Gehlot: Both Gandhi and Ambedkar stood for non-violence, youth must embrace their ideas


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Chidambaram says India's economy broken, leadership failed

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Saturday alleged India was suspect in the eyes of the world as its economy and polity had broken and leadership failed, as he accused the BJP of pushing the..
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BR Ambedkar's 63rd death anniversary: President Ram Nath Kovind, PM Narendra Modi pay floral tribute to Dalit icon

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Congress boycott of Constitution Day celebrations insult to Ambedkar: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Senior BJP leader and Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad criticised the Congress on Tuesday for boycotting the Constitution Day celebrations in Parliament and said it was an "insult" to Bhim Rao..
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Congress resolves to save 'soul' of the Constitution

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Modi govt committed to ensure country's unity, integrity; serve 130 crore Indians: Amit Shah

In a series of tweets on the occasion of the Constitution Day, Amit Shah said the Constitution is the soul of Indian democracy. "A tribute to Babasaheb Ambedkar, who gave the country a progressive..
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Modi steps up offensive against Cong, says 'Kashmir situation worsened because govt remained in slumber'

Raising the issue of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370, Modi said what was called a temporary provision by B R Ambedkar, continued for over 70 years but the Congress did nothing..
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RSS and BJP appropriate Patel, Gandhi, Ambedkar as they have no nationalist leaders: Digvijaya Singh

The former Madhya Pradesh chief minister took to Twitter on Sunday to raise the question -- 'why Gandhi and Ambedkar did not engage with the founder of RSS KB Hedgewar'.
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Ambedkar, Owaisi fail to seal deal, relief for Congress-NCP


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BJP's countdown in Uttar Pradesh has begun, says SP supremo Akhilesh Yadav

"The countdown for Uttar Pradesh government has begun. We will walk on the path of great leaders like Dr BR Ambedkar and Ram Manohar Lohia to fulfil their dreams and will form a strong government in..
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Mayawati questions Opposition's attempted visit to Kashmir

In a series of tweets, Mayawati said: "It is well known that Baba Saheb Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar was in favour of equality, unity and integrity of the country. Hence, he was not in favour of the separate..
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India fights closure of Ambedkar memorial in UK

The Indian government has lodged an appeal against a local UK council's attempt to close down a memorial dedicated to Bhimrao Ambedkar in north London, inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi..
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Miscreants paint Dr Ambedkar's photo black in Panchkula, complaint filed

Miscreants allegedly blackened the photo of Ambedkar at some time between late Saturday night and early morning of Sunday.
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B R Ambedkar was not in favour of Article 370: Raghubar Das

Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das on Tuesday claimed that B R Ambedkar, the architect of the Indian Constitution, was not in favour of Article 370. Das said Article 370 is not a new issue as it has..
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Rajya Sabha witnessed strong protests by Congress Members on Tuesday after a BJP member targeted former prime minister Jawahar Lal Nehru and Rajiv Gandhi over treatment meted out to B R Ambedkar and..
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Maharashtra: Congress gears up to counter online propaganda

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