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Ravana in the Ram Rajya age: A look at cultures that revere the mythological figure
India

Ravana in the Ram Rajya age: A look at cultures that revere the mythological figure

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.

Valmiki Jayanti 2020: Date and significance of festival dedicated to author of Ramayana
India

Valmiki Jayanti 2020: Date and significance of festival dedicated to author of Ramayana

Valmiki Jayanti is also known as Pragat Diwas. On this day, many worship the poet by reciting verses of the Ramayana at Valmiki temples across the country

Ramayan to be re-telecast on Doordarshan from 28 March, Prakash Javadekar announces 'on public demand'
Entertainment

Ramayan to be re-telecast on Doordarshan from 28 March, Prakash Javadekar announces 'on public demand'

Stand-up comic Kunal Kamra commented on I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar's announcement by linking the rerun of Ramayan to the Ayodhya verdict.

Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti 2019: The sage who authored Ramayana; all you need to know
India

Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti 2019: The sage who authored Ramayana; all you need to know

Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti is the birth anniversary of the sage, Valmiki, the Sanskrit poet who wrote the epic Ramayana

Gaddhalakonda Ganesh Movie Review : Varun Tej shines in Harish Shankar's unabashed ode to cinema
Entertainment

Gaddhalakonda Ganesh Movie Review : Varun Tej shines in Harish Shankar's unabashed ode to cinema

Varun Tej’s makeover as a fierce gangster is Gaddhalakonda Ganesh's biggest USP and Harish Shankar taps into the actor’s energy to add zing into this film

Valmiki: Varun Tej, Harish Shankar on Telugu remake of Jigarthanda, and why 'cinema is the hero' of their film
Entertainment

Valmiki: Varun Tej, Harish Shankar on Telugu remake of Jigarthanda, and why 'cinema is the hero' of their film

Valmiki is the Telugu remake of Karthik Subbaraj’s acclaimed Tamil film, Jigarthanda, which focuses on an aspiring director who goes on to make a film on a gangster, and how the process changes both their lives.

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni on Forest of Enchantments, timeless epics, comparisons between Sita and Draupadi
Life

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni on Forest of Enchantments, timeless epics, comparisons between Sita and Draupadi

If 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

Tulsidas’ great act of reconciliation: Bringing together of the human and the divine in the figure of Ram
Life

Tulsidas’ great act of reconciliation: Bringing together of the human and the divine in the figure of Ram

Driven to take the story of Ram to a wider audience, Tulsidas spared no effort in popularising his masterful reworking of Valmiki’s Ramayana, the Ramcharitmanas.

Yogi Adityanath takes dig at Rahul Gandhi, says people have started showing gotra, janeyu to become prominent in politics
Politics

Yogi Adityanath takes dig at Rahul Gandhi, says people have started showing gotra, janeyu to become prominent in politics

Addressing a gathering on Saturday, Yogi Adityanath said that the people who had described themselves as accidentally Hindus were now realising that they were Hindus in the real sense and it was a victory of Sanatan faith.

Salman Khan caste remark row: SC stays proceedings, asks states to respond to actor's plea
Entertainment

Salman Khan caste remark row: SC stays proceedings, asks states to respond to actor's plea

SC put on hold the proceedings pending against Salman Khan before several courts in cases registered under the SC/ST Act for alleged derogatory remarks against a community.

Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: Hindu Dalits in Shiyani forced to bury their dead due to economic, caste divide
India

Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: Hindu Dalits in Shiyani forced to bury their dead due to economic, caste divide

In most of the villages of the Sundarnagar district, Dalits, including people from Valmiki community, are buried.

Dalit girls denied temple entry in Gujarat BJP MP's village; FIR lodged
India

Dalit girls denied temple entry in Gujarat BJP MP's village; FIR lodged

A group of Dalit girls were allegedly denied entry into a temple at Mehlol village in Panchmahals district by the priest and his two sons, police said on Monday.

Rakhi Sawant in legal trouble: Ludhiana court cancels bail, issues fresh arrest warrant
Entertainment

Rakhi Sawant in legal trouble: Ludhiana court cancels bail, issues fresh arrest warrant

Rakhi Sawant appeared before the Ludhiana court a couple of days ago to apply for bail. However, she did not show up for the hearing on 7 July.

Rakhi Sawant gets bail from Ludhiana court in Valmiki remark case, attends hearing in burqa
Entertainment

Rakhi Sawant gets bail from Ludhiana court in Valmiki remark case, attends hearing in burqa

Rakhi Sawant was sued by followers of Valmiki for her remark against the revered sage. Ludhiana court has already issued two non bailable warrants against her.

Amish Tripathi: 'My portrayal of Sita is closely aligned with Valmiki's Adbhut Ramayana'
Life

Amish Tripathi: 'My portrayal of Sita is closely aligned with Valmiki's Adbhut Ramayana'

Amish Tripathi recently spoke to us about his new book, Sita, The Warrior Princess of Mithila, the second in his Ram Chandra series

Warrant against Rakhi Sawant issued, but Ludhiana DCP claims she hasn't been arrested yet
Bollywood

Warrant against Rakhi Sawant issued, but Ludhiana DCP claims she hasn't been arrested yet

An FIR was filed in a Ludhiana court against Rakhi Sawant for her remark on revered sage Valmiki last year.

Watch: On Dussehra, Ramayana expert Arshia Sattar gets grilled by a 10-year-old
Life

Watch: On Dussehra, Ramayana expert Arshia Sattar gets grilled by a 10-year-old

When 10-year-old Shayan met Ramayana expert Arshia Sattar, he had questions like: Why did Ram and Lakshman not teach Sita how to fight? Why did Ram not realise Maricha was a demon?