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  • Importance of social reform

    Importance of social reform

    To give one example, while efforts to reduce alcohol consumption are needed in both poor and rich countries, in the former the need is much greater as the ruin caused by alcoholism is much greater.

    July 3, 2020
  • BJP accused me of wasting money on statues, now it must apologize: Mayawati

    BJP accused me of wasting money on statues, now it must apologize: Mayawati

    She said the Bharatiya Janata Party should not only apologize for defaming her but also tell people why it chose an English name, "Statue of Unity", for Patel, who was every bit an Indian.

    October 31, 2018
  • Ambedkar’s vision of a secular Constitution

    Ambedkar’s vision of a secular Constitution

    As the nation prepares to remember again its illustrious son Dr. B. R. Ambedkar on his birthday later this month and pays tribute to his seminal contribution to national life, one cannot help pondering over some recent controversies over the viability of some features of India’s Constitution, a stupendous charter of rights and duties of …

    April 6, 2018
  • BJP will abide by existing quota policy: Shah

    BJP will abide by existing quota policy: Shah

    The BJP is committed to the existing reservation policy asserted BJP president Amit Shah while denouncing a malicious campaign on social media platforms alleging that the BJP wants to change or end the reservation policy. Addressing at the district headquarter of Kalahandi district, Shah said his party will not allow any change to the quota …

    April 5, 2018
  • Divided Dalits dig their own graves

    Divided Dalits dig their own graves

    It has become commonplace to live by double standards – there’s little convergence between what people say and what they actually do. 14 April is celebrated as the birth anniversary of Dr. B R Ambedkar. This day witnesses innumerable celebrations, discussions and discourses all over the country and now abroad too. For instance, a group …

    April 5, 2018
  • Farmer in Focus~I

    Farmer in Focus~I

    The long-term dynamics of development and historical experience of other countries indicate that as an economy grows the share of agriculture in GDP and employment goes down. As far back as 1918, B R Ambedkar had warned of the dire consequences if people were not taken out of agriculture. But even after a century since …

    April 5, 2018
  • Modi to visit Deekshabhoomi

    Modi to visit Deekshabhoomi

    Paying a visit to Deekshabhoomi, a holy spot associated with B R Ambedkar and giving away awards to winners of Lucky Grahak Yojana and DigiDhan Vyapar Yojna in Pune will form Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s itinerary for the Amdebkar Jayanti function on Friday. Modi gave details of his programme for the Ambedkar Jayanti function in …

    April 13, 2017