Kerala govt school students’ audiobook immortalises B R Ambedkar’s life

 The book was removed and no textbook on Ambedkar has been prescribed for schools since.

published on : 29th November 2023

Expedite Smriti Vanam works: Andhra CM Jagan

125-foot tall bronze statue of Dr BR Ambedkar is likely to be inaugurated on Republic Day

published on : 28th November 2023

Maharashtra: Congress, Prakash Ambedkar-led Vanchit Bahujan bury bitterness, agree to cement ties for ’24 polls

In 2019, Vancht Bahujan Aghadi had bagged seven per cent vote share in Lok Sabha elections that resulted in defeat of eleven Congress and NCP candidates in Maharashtra.

published on : 27th November 2023

Reservation to Muslims an insult to Ambedkar, says Yogi in Telangana

He said that anyone viewing the country in a negative light would be taught a lesson.

published on : 26th November 2023

JSP keen to contest 3 seats in Konaseema

However, the TDP is unlikely to forego the three seats as it has strong leaders in the constituencies, including some former MLAs.

published on : 14th November 2023

SFI-ASA-TSF alliance sweeps University of Hyderabad student polls

Panel president Shaik Aayesha became the first Muslim woman running for president, creating a significant moment in the ABVP’s history at UoH. Ayesha received 1,409 votes.

published on : 11th November 2023

Ensure quality in Ambedkar statue project: VMC chief to officials

A 125-ft tall bronze statue of Ambedkar on an 81-ft high pedestal at Swaraj Maidan is getting ready as part of the project.

published on : 8th November 2023

‘Complaint’ over encroachment puts question mark on tuition centre for poor kids

Tuition classes offered by ‘Dr Ambedkar Pagutharivu Padasalai’ at JJR Nagar in Vyasarpadi was served an eviction notice on October 7.

published on : 23rd October 2023

Works of Ambedkar park inspected

Special chief secretary Y Srilakshmi noted that the statue has been completed, and preparations are underway to dedicate it to the public on November 26.

published on : 21st October 2023

Dasara dolls will have a set of ‘founding mothers’ of Constitution in Karnataka

The idea is also to make Dasara a community event and not just based out of individual homes. The initiative will promote diversity in Karnataka and the nation. 

published on : 16th October 2023

Five years on, govt college in Dharmapuri yet to get new hostel 

Residents in the area stated that the old hostel was demolished in 2018 and since then, the construction works have been moving at a snail’s pace.

published on : 2nd October 2023

Andhra Pradesh HC seeks report on poor amenities in Allavaram boys’ residential school

Besides, the court also directed the government officials to create basic facilities for the students in the residential school and college for boys at Allavaram.

published on : 29th September 2023

In search of Ambedkar

Vijayashanthi Murthy, assistant professor from the Department of English, St Joseph’s College of Commerce speaks to CE about her quest for Ambedkar in the streets. 

published on : 21st September 2023

UP girl dies as two men pull dupatta and biker runs over her

A video of the incident went viral on social media, prompting the police to take action and arrest the three accused: Mohammed Faisal, Shahwaz, and Arbaaz, all in their early 20s, on Saturday.

published on : 17th September 2023

Former VHP leader in TN held for remarks against Ambedkar remanded

Speaking at a private event here on September 11, Maniyan had said the Indian Constitution makers were not a single person but were prepared and finalised by about 300 members

published on : 14th September 2023

Chennai police arrests former Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader for derogatory remarks on Ambedkar

He was arrested at his residence on Rajambal Street in T. Nagar. Later, he was produced before a Magistrate in Saidapet Court.

published on : 14th September 2023

Tiruppur mayor cancels order to remove Ambedkar statue from government land

Following protests by Dalit outfits, Collector T Christuraj directed corporation officials to halt any action to remove the statue.

published on : 13th September 2023

'Sanatan Dharam equals untouchability': BR Amdekar's grandson Prakash Ambedkar

This development has come at a time when outrage against Udhayanidhi's controversial statement about Sanatan Dharma is already running high.

published on : 5th September 2023

Picturing the plight of people 

Dhivya Jessy, a Chennai-based filmmaker, presents these parallels between progress and poverty, through her latest documentary ‘Nagarodi’.

published on : 4th September 2023

Four Dalit children hung upside down from a tree and thrashed in Maharashtra

The videos of the incident have gone viral on social media platforms. The incident has been reported from Haregaon in Srirampur tehsil, reports said.

published on : 27th August 2023
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