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All aboard the 18-day, 8,000 km Ramayana Train: What you need to know about it
India

All aboard the 18-day, 8,000 km Ramayana Train: What you need to know about it

The train, named ‘Bharat Gaurav Tourist Train’, has been launched to promote domestic tourism and will cover prominent places associated with the life of Lord Ram, including Ram Janmbhoomi in Ayodhya and the famous Ram-Janaki temple in Nepal's Janakpur

Ayodhya: Yogi Adityanath to lay foundation stone of Ram temple's 'Garbha Griha' on 1 June 
India

Ayodhya: Yogi Adityanath to lay foundation stone of Ram temple's 'Garbha Griha' on 1 June 

A 'garbha griha' is the sanctum sanctorum, the innermost sanctuary of a Hindu temple where resides the idol of the primary deity of the temple

MNS chief Raj Thackeray defers his 5 June Ayodhya visit, says details to be announced on Sunday
India

MNS chief Raj Thackeray defers his 5 June Ayodhya visit, says details to be announced on Sunday

Raj Thackeray has deferred his Ayodhya visit due to health reasons. The MNS leader is reported to have injured his leg and is likely to undergo surgery

Yogi Adityanath should not meet Raj Thackeray during his Ayodhya visit: Brij Bhushan
India

Yogi Adityanath should not meet Raj Thackeray during his Ayodhya visit: Brij Bhushan

Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh alleged that Thackeray has encouraged "atrocities" against North Indians in Mumbai and he should apologise to them

Dr Rajneesh Singh: The BJP leader from Ayodhya who wants to 'unlock' the secrets of Taj Mahal
India

Dr Rajneesh Singh: The BJP leader from Ayodhya who wants to 'unlock' the secrets of Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal or Tejo Mahalya? The current BJP media in-charge in Ayodhya district, Dr Rajneesh Singh, has filed several RTI applications, seeking information about the heritage site. He says he will now take the matter up with the Supreme Court

Lord Ram doesn't bless those with 'fake' emotions: Sanjay Raut on Raj Thackeray's upcoming Ayodhya visit
India

Lord Ram doesn't bless those with 'fake' emotions: Sanjay Raut on Raj Thackeray's upcoming Ayodhya visit

Raj Thackeray had announced last month that he would visit Ayodhya on 5 June to seek the blessings of Lord Ram

Won't allow Raj Thackeray to enter Ayodhya until he apologises to north Indians: BJP MP Brijbhushan Sharan Singh
Politics

Won't allow Raj Thackeray to enter Ayodhya until he apologises to north Indians: BJP MP Brijbhushan Sharan Singh

His remark came after Raj Thackeray earlier made several distasteful remarks against the migrants from the North Indian states

Ask your leaders where Shiv Sena was during Babri demolition: Sanjay Raut tells BJP
India

Ask your leaders where Shiv Sena was during Babri demolition: Sanjay Raut tells BJP

Devendra Fadnavis said he was present in Ayodhya when the Babri structure was brought down, and claimed no Sena leader was there when it happened

Will give tit for tat if loudspeakers on mosques are not removed by 3 May, says Raj Thackeray
India

Will give tit for tat if loudspeakers on mosques are not removed by 3 May, says Raj Thackeray

MNS president Raj Thackeray said he will visit Ayodhya on 5 June to take darshan of Lord Ram

Ram Navami: Original Indian Constitution has image of Ram, Sita and Laxman, was used for Ram Janmbhoomi dispute verdict
India

Ram Navami: Original Indian Constitution has image of Ram, Sita and Laxman, was used for Ram Janmbhoomi dispute verdict

The Constitution of India's original copy was completely handcrafted by calligraphers and artists at Rabindra Nath Tagore’s Visva Bharati

3 killed, 30 injured after double-decker bus from Delhi overturns on Lucknow-Gorakhpur National Highway
India

3 killed, 30 injured after double-decker bus from Delhi overturns on Lucknow-Gorakhpur National Highway

The bus accident took place around 7 am when Basti and Siddharthnagar bound private bus coming from Delhi overturned on the highway near Mumtaz Nagar area under Cantonment police station

Rereading Khushwant Singh's Train to Pakistan on his 107th birth anniversary
Arts & Culture

Rereading Khushwant Singh's Train to Pakistan on his 107th birth anniversary

Khushwant Singh's Train To Pakistan stumbles into individual feelings, instead of statistics, the human psyche instead of politics. Because when something like Partition becomes so catastrophic, we often remove the human out of it.

UP polls: Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath likely to contest from Ayodhya, say sources
India

UP polls: Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath likely to contest from Ayodhya, say sources

This comes in the backdrop of politics in Uttar Pradesh moving at a breakneck speed over the past couple of days with BJP's prominent OBC leaders Swami Prasad Maurya and Dara Singh Chauhan among others quitting the saffron party

JP Nadda in Ayodhya: BJP president performs aarti, offers prayers at Saryu Ghat after reaching city
India

JP Nadda in Ayodhya: BJP president performs aarti, offers prayers at Saryu Ghat after reaching city

The top BJP leadership, including as many as nine chief ministers and deputy chief ministers of party-led states, is set to visit the Ram Janmbhoomi in Ayodhya later

Babri Masjid Demolition Anniversary: Security boosted in Ayodhya, Mathura
India

Babri Masjid Demolition Anniversary: Security boosted in Ayodhya, Mathura

Since 4 December, five additional SPs, 40 inspectors as well as 1,400 head constables 14 Deputy-SPs, 10 companies of PAC and six companies of RAF have been deployed in Mathura

IRCTC to start Rampath Yatra train from Gujarat to Ayodhya on 25 Dec; all you need to know
India

IRCTC to start Rampath Yatra train from Gujarat to Ayodhya on 25 Dec; all you need to know

The train will be a 640-seater that will commence from Sabarmati station which is Gujarat and the following day it will reach Ayodhya via Ratlam, Ujjain.

Senior citizens in New Delhi to get free travel to Ayodhya starting next week; check details here
India

Senior citizens in New Delhi to get free travel to Ayodhya starting next week; check details here

Under the free pilgrimage scheme, tourists will get to visit sites including Rameswaram, Dwarka, Puri, Vaishno Devi, Shirdi, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Mathura, Vrindavan among others

Faizabad Jn now Ayodhya Cantt: Mixed reactions from historians, locals on station renaming
India

Faizabad Jn now Ayodhya Cantt: Mixed reactions from historians, locals on station renaming

Ram, who moved to Faizabad from Jalalabad in Shahjehanpur district when he was 12, said he was now in two minds - whether to call it "Faizabad" or "Ayodhya Cantt" while ferrying his passengers.

Diwali 2021: Puja timing, muhurat, significance; here's everything you need to know
India

Diwali 2021: Puja timing, muhurat, significance; here's everything you need to know

On this special day, families worship Goddess Lakshmi, who is the Goddess of wealth. Devotees believe that if they perform the special puja they will be blessed with health, wealth, and prosperity