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Jan 24, 2019
Contemporary literature's feminist transformation: Women from history are finding better representationHistorical and mythological literature have swerved towards female protagonists, with authors giving them interesting twists and disrupting beliefs both traditional and religious, and sometimes, even historically documented facts
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 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 01, 2018
The ‘real’ thing: On Kutiyattam, Surpanakha and significance of live performancesDoes the act of watching or seeing always function in relation to the ‘live’? Can one ‘embody’ on a screen and still find something tangible, material and multi-dimensional in the experience of engaging with a dancing body on screen?
Jul 03, 2018
Devdutt Pattanaik narrates Krishna's story in his latest work, Shyam: An Illustrated Retelling of the BhagavataIn Shyam, Devdutt Pattanaik narrates Krishna's "descent to the butter-smeared world of happy women and his ascent from the blood-soaked world of angry men"
Jun 02, 2018
Uttar Pradesh deputy CM Dinesh Sharma booked for Sita comment; case to be heard on 8 JuneA case was lodged against Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma in Bihar's Sitamarhi district on Saturday for insulting Sita by claiming "she was the first test tube baby of India".
Jun 01, 2018
Sita a test tube baby; live telecast existed during Mahabharata, says Uttar Pradesh deputy CM Dinesh SharmaUttar Pradesh deputy chief minister Dinesh Sharma claimed the possibility of the existence of test tube births in the time of Ramayana based on Sita being born from an earthen pot.
May 12, 2018
Yogi Adityanath receives first batch of Nepal pilgrims arriving in cross-border bus service from Janakpur to AyodhyaYogi Adityanath on Saturday received the first batch of pilgrims who arrived in the newly-launched bus service between Nepal and India from Janakpur to Ayodhya.
May 11, 2018
Narendra Modi's visit to Sita's birthplace in Nepal an exercise for BJP to shed charges of misogyny, patriarchyAs Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a direct bus service between Janakpur and Ayodhya, he has once again revisited both, Ayodhya and his election manifesto.