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Marathi director Abhijeet Zunjarrao’s latest play Ghatotkach is a metaphor for contemporary politics

December 22, 2019 11:10 am

In Ghatotkach, Zunjarrao has experimented with physical theatre this time, coupled with songs, dance forms, and martial arts.

Fifth column: Myths and science

January 20, 2019 8:50 am

The Prime Minister himself said, at the opening of a medical facility, that plastic surgery must have been known in ancient India for Shiva to have given his son Ganesha the head of an elephant.

Meghnad Desai questions number of lives lost in Mahabharata battle

January 04, 2019 3:37 am

Meghnad Desai was delivering the lecture on ‘Mortality in the Mahabharata-Exploration in Historical Demography’ organised by Gujarat Institute of Development Research at Ahmedabad Management Association.

Now UP's deputy CM says 'live telecast' began during Mahabharata

May 31, 2018 2:37 pm

The Uttar Pradesh deputy chief minister also claimed that journalism had started during the Mahabharata.

VIDEO: Mahabharata cast's teary goodbye after the last episode brings back '90s memories

March 07, 2018 9:43 pm

A behind-the-scenes video from of BR Chopra and Ravi Chopra's Mahabharata surfaced on the Internet recently. The cast's tearful goodbye after the final cut melted many hearts online.

Caste system in ancient India not rigid: Author Amish Tripathi

January 25, 2016 2:41 pm

Amish Tripathi — who is known for his interpretations of Indian mythology — cites current genetic research to make his case.

18 Days: Mahabharata gets a makeover

May 24, 2017 11:32 am

Illustrations by Mukesh Singh and script by Morrison in 18 Days has given Mahabharata a new look.

UK academician plans ‘Mahabharata’ Twitter sequel, this time on Duryodhana

February 15, 2015 3:00 pm

The sequel to 'Epic Retold' would present the eldest Kaurava brother as an anti-hero and would be shorter.

Advani: People must read Mahabharata, Ramayana

December 15, 2014 3:13 am

The 87-year-old leader said these epics are a great source of knowledge on politics and moral teaching

Mahabharata, Ramayana great knowledge source on politics: Advani

December 14, 2014 5:52 pm

Advani said his grandmother would ask him to read the 'Mahabharata' in parts and not entirely.


Book 'Kalam ki cocktail' unveiled

January 10, 2016 3:44 pm

New Delhi, Jan 10 (ANI): Journalist and writer Sharda Shukla on Sunday unveiled her first book, 'Kalam Ki Cocktail' at Constitutional Club in the national capital.The author said the book is a compilation of a wide range of articles, from poetry to informative write-ups, on epic like Mahabharata. She said the book could be used as an encyclopaedia by readers.