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  • In a way, he took the saffron flag on his shoulder Shiva Sena on Prakash Ambedkar visiting temple

    IndiaSep 1, 2020, 3:50 PM IST

    ‘In a way, he took the saffron flag on his shoulder’: Shiva Sena on Prakash Ambedkar visiting temple

    A day after VBA leader Prakash Ambedkar visited Lord Vitthal temple in Pandharpur as part of a protest seeking its reopening, the Shiv Sena on Tuesday cryptically said his procession must be "welcomed" if it is heading in the direction of Hindutva
     

  • From PM Modi extending lockdown to leaders remembering Ambedkar, watch MyNation in 100 seconds

    IndiaApr 14, 2020, 8:30 PM IST

    From PM Modi extending lockdown to leaders remembering Ambedkar, watch MyNation in 100 seconds

    WHO has praised PM Modi for taking timely and tough decisions to curb the spread of coronavirus. There are news reports that Tablighi Jamaat members paid for food and accommodation before the event began in Delhi. Delhi police are now investigating if the money prodded the organisers to go ahead with the event in spite of orders.
  • On Ambedkar Jayanti, Lata Mangeshkar pays tribute to principal architect of the Indian Constitution

    BollywoodApr 14, 2020, 5:51 PM IST

    On Ambedkar Jayanti, Lata Mangeshkar pays tribute to principal architect of the Indian Constitution

    The 90-year-old singer took to Twitter to extend her greetings on the occasion of Ambedkar Jayanti and also expressed gratitude for being able to get the chance to meet him
  • Ambedkar Jayanti: BJP President Nadda reminds nation of how Congress insulted great leader

    IndiaApr 14, 2020, 1:42 PM IST

    Ambedkar Jayanti: BJP President Nadda reminds nation of how Congress insulted great leader

    While the nation celebrates the birth anniversary of genius, it is also important to know how the Congress party has insulted him. 
  • World Radio Day 5 Iconic Broadcasts From AIR's Golden Era You Shouldn't Miss!

    India UntoldFeb 13, 2020, 6:47 PM IST

    5 Iconic Broadcasts From All India Radio's Golden Era You Shouldn't Miss!

    If one were to dig the archives of the All India Radio, interviews of prominent personalities ranging from Pearl S Buck to George Harrison would emerge. Along with it, recordings of speeches made by freedom fighters like Subhash Chandra Bose, or public addresses delivered by stalwarts like Mahatma Gandhi, Rabindranath Tagore, Dr B. R. Ambedkar, Sardar Patel, Sarojini Naidu, etc. would emerge as well. In many ways, the All India Radio has been a chronicler and preserver of Indian history. On World Radio Day, let’s take a look at some of the most historic broadcasts aired by AIR in this episode of India Untold with Sunita Iyer.

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    India UntoldJan 26, 2020, 8:25 AM IST

    Two Unsung Civil Servants Who Helped Ambedkar Draft The Indian Constitution

    On this day, the Constitution of India came into force in 1950. We all know about the man who led the drafting committee of this holy book of law – Dr. BR Ambedkar. But, how many of you know about the 2 civil servants working in the Constituent Assembly Secretariat, during that time, without whom the Indian democratic project would have probably never got off the ground. Let’s find out more about the two men who built India’s democracy, but you’ve probably never heard of them, in this episode of India Untold with Sunita Iyer.

  • republic day india men artwork adorns constitution

    India UntoldJan 18, 2020, 11:40 AM IST

    The Men Whose Artwork Adorns The Constitution Of India

    It took the Constituent Assembly more than two years to finalise a draft of our Constitution that would define the Republic status of India. After making over 2000 amendments, the draft was finally concluded on 26 November 1949. Naturally, the Assembly wanted this foundation of law, which represents the diversity in India, to be adorned with artworks. Prem Behari Narain Raizada was approached to embellish the contents of the Constitution with his fine calligraphy. And it was Nandalal Bose and his students that brought the rich history and heritage of India to the pages of the Constitution.

  • How the insertion of the S word changed the very description of India

    IndiaDec 23, 2019, 5:42 PM IST

    How the insertion of the 'S' word changed the very description of India

    The makers of our Constitution had rightly left out the word Secularism but is was inserted much later. Let us take a look at why BR Ambedkar, the father of our Constitution left out the word and why it was inserted following a controversial amendment years later

     

  • Khilafat 2.0: The Congress' policy of concession has only increased Muslim aggressiveness

    ViewsDec 21, 2019, 1:51 PM IST

    Khilafat 2.0: The Congress’ policy of concession has only increased Muslim aggressiveness

    R Ambedkar had rightly written in 1940 about the weakness of the Congress in its dealing with the Muslim community. He wrote that the policy of concession has increased Muslim aggressiveness.

  • Was our Constitution secular? A history lesson for the opposition

    IndiaDec 12, 2019, 6:56 PM IST

    Was our Constitution secular? A history lesson for the opposition

    The opposition harped on the word secular as they referred to the Constitution while speaking on issues such as the NRC and the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. However, it does look like they don’t understand the difference between the true meaning of being secular and pseudo-secular.
     

  • PM Modi, President Kovind pay floral tribute to Dr BR Ambedkar on his 63rd death anniversary

    IndiaDec 6, 2019, 2:21 PM IST

    PM Modi, President Kovind pay floral tribute to Dr BR Ambedkar on his 63rd death anniversary

    Babasaheb Ambedkar was an Indian jurist, economist, politician and social reformer who campaigned against social discrimination towards the untouchables (Dalits) and supported the rights of women and workers. He died on December 6, 1956.

  • President Kovind on Constitution Day: Rights, duties are two sides of same coin

    IndiaNov 26, 2019, 2:56 PM IST

    President Kovind on Constitution Day: Rights, duties are two sides of same coin

    President Ram Nath Kovind said it was in 2015, the 125th birth anniversary year of Bhimrao Ambedkar that the central government of India decided to celebrate November 26, as 'Constitution Day' every year

  • Constitution of India is a holy book, let us think of how we can fulfil the duties mentioned: PM Modi

    IndiaNov 26, 2019, 12:40 PM IST

    Constitution of India is a holy book, let us think of how we can fulfil the duties mentioned: PM Modi

    Today is a historic day. 70 years ago, we adopted our great Constitution. The holy book of the nation is an amalgamation of our traditions, cultures, practices, preferences, etc. It is also a solution to the problems we face, said PM Modi.

  • Constitution Day Heres why India celebrates Samvidhan Divas

    IndiaNov 26, 2019, 9:56 AM IST

    Constitution Day: Here’s why India celebrates Samvidhan Divas

    November 26 of every year is celebrated as Constitution Day, as it is the day on which the Constitution was adopted. It was first celebrated in 2015, as a tribute to Father of the Constitution BR Ambedkar. The Indian Constitution that has over 90,000 words is the work of 271 men and women who were part of the constituent assembly that drafted it.

  • Ayodhya verdict: UP government to set up eight jails

    IndiaNov 7, 2019, 1:13 PM IST

    Ayodhya verdict: UP government to set up eight jails

    The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to set up eight different jails in the Ambedkar Nagar district.