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Apr 16, 2019
Yogi Adityanath visits temple despite Election Commission's 72-hour ban barring him from poll campaignYogi Adityanath was handed a 72-hour ban (starting 6 am on Tuesday) for delivering a communal or hate speech during one of his rallies. Though the BJP leader did not defy the ban by participating in a poll campaign, he did violate the spirit of election by making a public visit to the temple.
Mar 07, 2019
Mythology for the Millennial: The image of 'angry Hanuman' does a disservice to his vast and varied mythologyYou can't divorce Hanuman's simian nature from his godliness. In fact, the very thing that makes him such a perfect ally to Ram in the Ramayana is his monkeyness; his long tail, his ability to leap great distances.
Jan 02, 2019
In UP, WhatsApp forwards starring Hindu god Hanuman as a Dalit are sparking outrageThese images of Hanuman have spawned overnight on various social media platforms, after members of the BJP, including UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, called Hanuman a Dalit.
Dec 22, 2018
Lord Hanuman row: Shiv Sena takes dig at ally BJP, say now Ramayana characters should keep caste documents readyTaking a dig at the ongoing debate over the caste of Lord Hanuman, BJP ally Shiv Sena Saturday said other characters from the epic Ramayana better keep their caste certificates ready.
Dec 21, 2018
Hanuman caught in caste row: After Yogi Adityanath labelled Hindu god as Dalit, UP minister claims he was JatOpining that Lord Hanuman belonged to the Jat community, Uttar Pradesh Minister for Religious Affairs Laxmi Narayan Chaudhary joined the debate surrounding the identity of the Hindu deity.
Dec 14, 2018
Hanuman beyond labels: Amid debate over his caste, an exhibition showcases monkey god's diverse formsThe collection of late artist KC Aryan, which is part of the exhibition Hanuman: The Divine Simian, features images of Hanuman in textiles, paintings and photographs
Dec 07, 2018
Yogi Adityanath's description of Hanuman as 'Dalit' boomeranged on him; comparison seen to reinforce 'subordinate' statusThe propensity of Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath to play the religious card is known, but this time, it seems to have turned back on him.
Dec 06, 2018
Savitribai Phule resigns from BJP; Bahraich MP alleges party "is trying to create divisions in society"Savitribai Phule, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh has resigned from the party, stating that 'BJP is trying to create divisions in society'.
Nov 28, 2018
Hanuman was a Dalit, says Yogi Adityanath: Employed to reinforce Hindutva narrative, Uttar Pradesh CM is following BJP strategyUttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday claimed that the Hindu deity Hanuman belonged to the Dalit and tribal communities during his political rally in Rajasthan.
Nov 13, 2018
Ramnagar ki Ramleela: How Ramcharitmanas is bought to life at one of the oldest 'melas' in VaranasiRamleela at Ramnagar, Varanasi, which goes on for about a month, even today takes help of neither the tube lights and bulbs nor audio systems.