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Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar was an Indian jurist, political leader, philosopher, anthropologist, historian, orator, economist, and editor. He was the Chairman of the Drafting Committee of Indian Constitution.

Ambedkar Jayanti is a festival observed on April 14 every year to commemorate the memory of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar.

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Andhra Pradesh News on July 13 , 2015
Andhra Pradesh News and Headlines on July 13, 2015

Edukart Partners with Schoolguru, Enhances Course Options for Students
EduKart.com, India's largest higher education enrolment platform and Schoolguru, India's premiere technology-led specialised academic services organization have partnered to provide distance and online under-graduate and post-graduate courses to students as well as working professionals

Judge Sri Srinivasan, India Abroad Person of the Year 2013
Srikanth Srinivasan, the first South Asian origin federal judge in the United States, is the India Abroad Person of the Year 2013.   Judge Sri catapulted into greatness when, as an Assistant to the Solicitor General, he became the first Indian American to argue before the US Supreme Court in November 2002

Andhra Pradesh News on April 14, 2014
Andhra Pradesh News and Headlines on April 14, 2014

'Strong and independent Lok Ayukta at the state level is needed to eradicate corruption', says JP
JP says good quality education should be provided irrespective of caste or religion as a tribute to Ambedkar

Andhra Pradesh News on December 1, 2012
Andhra Pradesh News and Headlines on December 1, 2012

Andhra Pradesh News on September 17, 2012
Andhra Pradesh News and Headlines on September 17, 2012

Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi refuses to seek bail
Trivedi refuses to seek bail till charges of sedition were dropped

President's Address to the nation on the eve of India’s 66th Independence Day
President's address to the nation

Three Ambedkar statues vandalized in Uttar Pradesh
Ambedkar statues vandalized two days after Mayawati's statue was vandalized

Has parliamentary democracy failed in India?
It is not a question that can be answered straight away. The fact is that our founding fathers spent a lot of time studying what would be best democratic governance system for India. That they finally opted for British parliamentary democracy was perhaps also influenced by the fact that most of them had admiration for the manner in which the system had emerged in the United Kingdom.

Rajastan emerging as a hub for higher education
The education system in Rajasthan has been changing very fast owing to initiatives taken by the Ashok Gehlot-led government.

UPA allies to support presidential candidate selected by Congress: Farooq
While the race for India's next President gathers pace, Renewable and Energy Minister Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday said all the party leaders are being taken into wide consultation over the issue and would support whosoever will be selected by the Congress

Ambedkar cartoon row: 'Young minds shouldn't be poisoned', says Harsimrat
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Monday condemned the cartoons making fun of leaders like Dr. B.R. Ambedkar finding their way into textbooks, saying it is the collective responsibility of every individual of the country including the media to ensure that the young minds are not poisoned, but given a fair picture of the reality.

Jaswant Singh slams Pranab Mukherjee's remark on Ambedkar cartoon row
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh on Monday criticized Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's remark that books depicting 'derogatory' cartoon of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar would be not be prescribed as textbooks, saying the latter's statement indicated that attempts were being made to curb one's right to freedom of expression.

Challenge is to never lose sight of establishing a vibrant, healthy democracy: Patil
President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Sunday urged the country's lawmakers to never lose sight of the fact that they were duty bound to continuously meet the challenge of establishing a vibrant and healthy democracy for the generations that were to come.

Sibal apologises over Ambedkar cartoon, assures its removal from textbooks
Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal on Friday assured that Ambedkar cartoon will be removed from the NCERT textbooks, and apologized to the nation.

Statues of Dalit icons found abandoned in UP
A month after Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati stepped down as chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, several statues of Dalit leaders have been found abandoned across the state.

UP government begins uncovering of Mayawati statues
With the end of elections in Uttar Pradesh, the state government has begun uncovering the statues of Chief Minister Mayawati and her Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) symbol, which were covered on January 7 on the directions of the Election Commission (EC) for the assembly polls.

Sushma Swaraj says Mayawati has wasted public money on statues
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj has accused Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati of wasting Rs. 6 billion of the public's money in building parks and statues across the state to eulogize herself.

29th National Kannada Sammelana to be held in Delhi on Apr. 7
The 29th National Kannada Sammelana will be held here on April 7 and 8.

CEC defends decision of covering statues in UP
Chief Election Commissioner, S Y Quraishi, strongly defended the poll body's move to cover statues and sculptures, depicting the symbol and senior leaders of Uttar Pradesh ruling Bahujan Samaj Party, on Wednesday.

UP polls: Noida authorities yet to get orders for covering Mayawati's statues
As the deadline for the Election Commission's directive to cover the statues of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati and her party symbol, the 'elephant', erected at parks and other public places across the state in recent years draws near, Noida State Development Authority officials are in a fix as they are yet to receive orders in this regard.

Former Election Commissioner supports poll panel's order to cover Mayawati's statues
Former Chief Election Commissioner T.S Krishnamurthy hailed the Election Commission's directions to cover the statues of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati and her party symbol 'elephant' erected at parks and other public places across the state.

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