Several communities in India are resisting, both knowingly and unknowingly, the imposition of a universal telling of the Ramayana that seeks to deny their particular histories.
Dussehra 2019: Last day of Navratri celebrated as Vijay Dashami; all you need to know about the auspicious day
While some devotees associate the day of Dussehra with the epic battle of Ramayana, others commemorate Goddess Durga’s victory over the buffalo demon Mahishasura.
Shiv Sena calls for burqa ban in India for 'national security', says after 'Ravan's Lanka', 'Ram's Ayodhya' should make veils illegal
The Shiv Sena in its mouthpiece Saamna has sought a ban on wearing burqa in India citing the example of Sri Lanka where all types of face veils were banned by the government following the Easter Sunday terror attack.
Amritsar train tragedy: Event organiser says taken all permissions, alerted crowd not to stand on tracks
Saurabh Madan Mithoo, the organiser of the Dussehra celebration in Amritsar where at least 59 people were run over by a passing train, said he is extremely pained by the incident.
Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad's release from jail victory for citizen's rights, shows tactic to isolate him didn't work
Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad, who was released from jail on 13 September after being arrested under NSA a year ago, calls himself 'Ravan' to identify with those aspects of our culture that others may see as repulsive
Jailed Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar released from Saharanpur jail; Dalit leader was arrested under NSA last year
The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to release Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar who is detained under the National Security Act (NSA) in connection with the 2017 Saharanpur violence
MNS, NCP call BJP legislator Ram Kadam 'Ravan' for anti-women remark, put up posters outside Maharashtra CM's home
The MNS and NCP have compared Ram Kadam mythological demon king Ravan for telling youngsters he would "kidnap" a girl they like even if she rejects their proposal.
Brahmastra: Wrestler Saurav Gurjar set to make Bollywood debut in negative role opposite Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor
Actor-wrestler Saurav Gurjar, known for portraying Bheem and Ravan on the small screen, is set to make his Bollywood debut with Karan Johar Brahmastra
Narendra Modi, Ram Nath Kovind greet nation on Dussehra; term Indian festivals 'medium of education'
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind addressed the crowd at Ram Leela Maidan in New Delhi on the occasion of Dussherra.
North of India is indeed a large land mass, but one common feature across various states during Dussehra is the celebration of Lord Rama’s triumph over Ravana.
Travelling through Sri Lanka today, you come across many sites and stories connected with the Ramayana
On the occasion of Ram Navami, here's a look at some of the Ramayana's best-known versions in India:
NASA will launch a suite of six small satellite missions that will debut new methods to measure hurricanes, Earths energy budget, aerosols, and weather.
A virtual Ravana exists in these games, and if you want to take a break from the celebrations, then we have just the thing to torture yourself with.