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India's first Minister of Law and Justice

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B. R. Ambedkar: India's first Minister of Law and Justice
Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, also known as Babasaheb Ambedkar, was an Indian scholar, jurist, economist, politician and social reformer, who inspired the Dalit Buddhist movement and campaigned against social discrimination towards the untouchables (Dalits), while also supporting the rights of women and labour. He was independent India's first Minister of Law and Justice, the chief architect of the Constitution of India, and a founding father of the Republic of India.

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It's responsibility of elected institutions to safeguard Constitution: OM Birla [Video]

It's responsibility of elected institutions to safeguard Constitution: OM Birla

On the occasion of Constitution Day, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on November 26 said BR Ambedkar played an essential role in formation of our Constitution. He said, "BR Ambedkar played an essential role..

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Kanshi Ram death anniversary: Mayawati misses her mentor [Video]

Kanshi Ram death anniversary: Mayawati misses her mentor

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), chief Mayawati missed founder of the party and her mentor Kanshi Ram. Kanshi Ram was a dalit icon and ardent follower of Babasaheb Ambedkar. While addressing the media, she..

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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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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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‘Ambedkar, the journalist, has been largely ignored’


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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

Upset over political developments in Maharashtra, the Congress and other opposition parties boycotted Constitution Day celebrations in the Central Hall of Parliament and held a joint protest in front..
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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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Cannot harm greatness of Mahatma Gandhi, Ambedkar by attacking their statues: Priyanka


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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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Congress protests against BJP member's remarks on Nehru, Rajiv

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

As the state gears up for assembly elections later this year, a mixture of propaganda and conjecture against the Congress are doing the rounds on social media. Some of them include, "Petty politics by..
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