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Oct 17, 2016
Ramayana museum: Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma to inspect site in AyodhyaTourism Minister Mahesh Sharma will visit Ayodhya on Tuesday to inspect the proposed site for setting up a Ramayana museum, a move seen as an attempt to woo pro-Hindutva elements ahead of assembly election in Uttar Pradesh.
Oct 12, 2016
JNU hypocrisy: No room for courses on Hinduism at premier universityJawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is in the news again, but this time the national media has treated the news scantily
Oct 11, 2016
This Dussehra, India tries to balance two versions of Ravana, a great scholar and the demon kingAs a kid, the Ramayana was often read to us as a bed-time story. The victory of good over evil was the valuable lesson that grandparents neatly packaged in an hour-long narration of the lives of fictitious characters Rama and Ravana — the protagonist and the antagonist.
Oct 11, 2016
Watch: On Dussehra, Ramayana expert Arshia Sattar gets grilled by a 10-year-oldWhen 10-year-old Shayan met Ramayana expert Arshia Sattar, he had questions like: Why did Ram and Lakshman not teach Sita how to fight? Why did Ram not realise Maricha was a demon?
Oct 11, 2016
On Dusshera, here are the many faces of Ravana in films and comic booksThere's the heroic Ravana in Mani Ratnam's Raavan, the blameless Ravana in Sita Sings the Blues and more.
Oct 08, 2016
Ramayana teaches us how hard it is to be good to the people we love best: Arshia SattarArshia Sattar, whose translation of Valmiki's Ramayana is considered among the most authoritative, is now back with a beautifully illustrated retelling, this time for children
Aug 04, 2016
Noida to have a temple dedicated to RavanaLord Rama is worshipped all across the subcontinental India. But in Bisrakh village in Noida, not the hero of the epic Ramayana but its anti-hero, Ravana, is deified. For, the demon king was born there, according to the local folklore
May 30, 2016
Imparting 'core values' through Gita, Mahabharata is no saffronisation of educationIf through the Gita and Mahabharata we can teach values of truth, peace and righteous conduct, is it still an 'attempt' at the saffronisation of education?
Apr 15, 2016
From Sri Sri to Baba Ramdev: Does Hinduism 'produce' more godmen than other faiths?From Asaram Bapu, Ma Anandamayi, Baba Ramdev, Putuparthi Sai Baba and Sri Sri Ravishankar, over the past two decades Hindus have created several godmen
Feb 01, 2016
Bihar court hears case against Lord Rama for exiling Sita, judge asks, 'Where are the witnesses?'As a Bihar court on Monday began hearing of a case against Lord Rama for exiling his wife Sita to forest as Ramayana narrates, it asked the petitioner who should be punished for an incident of such ancient times, a government lawyer said.