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 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'
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 is the birth anniversary of the sage, Valmiki, the Sanskrit poet who wrote the epic Ramayana
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
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.
Pooja Hegde joins Akhil Akkineni's fourth film as lead actress; romcom expected to go on floors this month
Akhil Akkineni and Pooja Hegde's romcom will be helmed by Bommarillu Bhaskar
The pre-teaser of Valmiki shows Varun Tej in a (probable) negative avatar.
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
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
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.
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
In most of the villages of the Sundarnagar district, Dalits, including people from Valmiki community, are buried.
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 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 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 recently spoke to us about his new book, Sita, The Warrior Princess of Mithila, the second in his Ram Chandra series
An FIR was filed in a Ludhiana court against Rakhi Sawant for her remark on revered sage Valmiki last year.
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?