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The many hues of Navratri

In the melting pot of cultures that is India, the Navratri traditions of different communities make celebrations brighter.

17 Oct 2018 12:52 AM

Sampoorna Ramlila opens a new chapter

The 27-day mythological-theatrical production involves selection of performers from different drama schools across countries.

12 Oct 2018 5:58 AM

Chhattisgarh CM to be elected like Sita's 'swayamvar': Cong leader TS Singh Deo

Deo said his party was open to alliance with like-minded opposition parties to ensure alliance wins and the ruling BJP is out of the power.

12 Aug 2018 1:57 PM

Yogi govt to use Ramayana to popularise his schemes

Every year, Ayodhya plays host to three major fairs — Ram Navmi Mela, Kartik Purnima Mela and the Saawan Mela.

02 Aug 2018 1:04 AM

Kunal Kohli’s Ramayana

“No stars! The casting is currently in progress, and I want relative newcomers. It is important to have unfamiliar faces.”

24 Jul 2018 12:06 AM


City-based duo promotes Indian culture

So far, the brother-sister duo have put more than 200 budding artists on prestigious stages across Europe.

08 Jul 2018 6:06 AM

Muslim woman translates Ramayana to Urdu

Dr Mahi Talat Siddiqui said that she wanted the Muslim community to be aware of the goodness of Ramayana along with the Hindus.

30 Jun 2018 1:50 PM

The Sri Lankan sojourn: Clean, green and serene

Throughout the year Sri Lanka has a good tourist turn out as different nationalities arrive in different time periods of the year.

07 Jun 2018 1:21 PM

Sita was born through IVF, test-tube methods, claims UP dy CM Dinesh Sharma

Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma said the 'live telecast' began in the Mahabharata era.

01 Jun 2018 5:19 PM

PM Modi to visit Arjun chariot statue in Indonesia

The Istiqlal Mosque has been described as one of the largest Mosques in south-east Asia.

30 May 2018 1:05 AM


An epic mistranslation

American Audrey Truschke’s shocking ‘translation’ of some verses from the Ramayana have raised the hackles of Hindu traditionalists.

02 May 2018 12:24 AM

Demystifying the Ramayana for the Quebec audience

The play begins with a bold Sita who insists on following Rama into the forest.

27 Mar 2018 1:38 AM

The LLRC debate: Laugh like Renuka Chowdhury

Congress party member Renuka Chowdhury’s deep-throated laughter was mocked in Parliament.

15 Feb 2018 12:30 AM

Caricatures of dissent

Sujith’s cartoons would draw parallels with cinema and literature sometimes, so people could relate to them.

11 Feb 2018 12:45 AM

Renuka Chowdhury laughs at PM’s ‘lies’, he makes jibe

Modi’s remarks not only made treasury benches laugh but some opposition members, including from the Congress, were also seen laughing.

08 Feb 2018 2:26 AM


Uproar as mantri calls Valmiki a ‘daku’

Her remarks on Tuesday sparked a furore among the Valmiki community members.

10 Jan 2018 2:37 AM

Bringing mythology to the new age

Believing there's an alternate explanation to various mythological tales, the Talking Myths Project delves into the variants.

05 Dec 2017 12:18 AM

Bharat’s dilemma and Ram’s exile: The Ramayana retold

The second year students of the National School of Drama presented Bhasa’s Pratima Natakam in Sanskrit and Hindi, directed by K.S. Rajendran.

06 Sep 2017 1:31 AM

Immaculate conception

While there is much ado about the High Court judge’s peacock comment, our scriptures show that such myths go far deeper.

06 Jun 2017 12:17 AM

Citizens of a planet

Even the so-called ‘national’ dress or culture is a result of hundreds of years of acculturation.

15 May 2017 12:15 AM