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Oct 08, 2019
Dussehra 2019: Last day of Navratri celebrated as Vijay Dashami; all you need to know about the auspicious dayWhile some devotees associate the day of Dussehra with the epic battle of Ramayana, others commemorate Goddess Durga’s victory over the buffalo demon Mahishasura.
Mar 26, 2019
In 'Surpanakha', Kathak dancer Ashavari Majumdar looks at Ravana's sister through a feminist lensAshavari Majumdar's Surpanakha draws on different versions of the Hindu epic and is divided into three parts, which explore the character's relationships with Ravana, Rama and Sita
Feb 08, 2019
Rama, Ravana and Jhansi Ki Rani: Political leaders are often likened to historical figures, potrayed as demons and godsTwo posters went viral recently which portrayed Rahul and Priyanka as 'Lord Ram' and 'Goddess Durga' respectively. It is interesting to note here, that reportedly, Priyanka's grandmother Indira Gandhi was also once portrayed as Goddess Durga.
Jan 20, 2019
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni on Forest of Enchantments, timeless epics, comparisons between Sita and DraupadiIf symbolically, Sita, being the daughter of the earth, is in tune with the power of nature, then Ram embodies the laws of the city or civilization, everything that opposes Sita’s power — natural, emotional and free flowing
Oct 31, 2018
Mythology for the Millennial: Whether Ravana was evil is debatable — his violation of consent is notThe Uttara Kanda details an episode where Ravana raped an apsara. However, it is possible that this incident was included in the Ramayana so that we don't feel any sympathy for the so-called Demon King
Oct 20, 2018
Man who played Ravana killed in Amritsar train accident; family seeks job, compensation for his widowThe man who played the character of demon king Ravana at the Ram Leela at Joda Phatak was among those killed in the train accident.
Oct 19, 2018
Amritsar train accident updates: 58 dead; Narendra Modi approves aid of Rs 2 lakh for kin of deceasedAmritsar train accident LIVE updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved a financial relief of Rs 2 lakh for the family of each deceased in the Amritsar train accident and Rs 50,000 for the injured.
Oct 18, 2018
Royal attire and moustache: Union minister Harsh Vardhan plays King Janak in Ramleela at Red FortDonning the traditional kingly attire with metal armour, and delivering emotive dialogues in chaste Hindi was Union Minister Harsh Vardhan, playing the role of Janak in Delhi's LuvKush Ramlila in the sprawling grounds of the Red Fort. The minister was almost unrecognisable with an imperial moustache, make-up and royal attire.
Sep 24, 2018
'Rajasthan is neither city of sins nor Ravana's Lanka': Sachin Pilot slams Amit Shah's 'Angad's foot can't be dislodged' remarkCountering BJP president Amit Shah's statement that his party is like "Angad's foot" and cannot be dislodged, Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot on Sunday said the state is not a "city of sins" or "Ravana's Lanka".
Jun 12, 2018
Hanuman Vs Mahiravana first song Brave and Bold shows Sugreeva and his army preparing for epic battleHanuman Vs Mahiravana's song has a universal appeal and it showcases motivation, courage and the need to work as a team to win the war, say creators