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Thursday, December 02, 2021



Dussehra Ravan Dahan 2020: Date, Puja Vidhi, Muhurat, Timings, Mantra

October 25, 2020 3:35 pm

Dussehra Ravan Dahan 2020 Date, Puja Vidhi, Muhurat, Timings, Mantra: According to Hindu mythology, Ravana was defeated after a fierce battle with Lord Ram, marking the conclusive victory of good over evil.

First time in 67 years, major grounds not to see Ravana effigies

October 22, 2020 10:56 am

The city’s Dussehra organisers said by the time Covid-19 curbs eased, it was too late for production of effigies and the uncertainty regarding permissions still prevail. Thus, the event cannot be held.

Did a strong sense of morality make Vibhishana the first 'anti-national'?

October 27, 2019 7:27 am

Every regime insists that the praja, or citizens, stand by its regressions from the founding ideals of the republic in the name of nationalism.

Ravana was a spectacular king. He just fell for the wrong girl

October 28, 2019 10:50 am

The mists of mythology, history and conspiracy theories render him elusive. Yet, in Sri Lanka, the search for Ravana remains a quest for validation.

Come Dussehra and the Ravana makers of Titarpur know who is king

October 21, 2018 3:04 pm

Once the festive season is over, the artisans will return to their professions such as carpenter, electricians and even painters, only to come back next year for the love of their craft.

Raksha Bandhan: The story of 'evil' siblings Ravana and Surpanakha

July 14, 2020 10:51 am

Happy Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi 2018: This brother-sister duo are symbolic of a common evil, partners in their journey of death and destruction yet bonded by strong, unusual bond of love, loyalty and protection—the Raksha Bandhan.

Only the elderly come to mourn Ravana in ‘birthplace’ Bisrakh

October 04, 2014 4:08 am

They once tried celebrating Ramlila here, but unspeakable sorrow befell them.

Dance with Me

June 01, 2013 11:21 pm

A demigod in the form of a vulture circles the sky as Ravana is on his way to Lanka with Sita.

Rain plays spoilsport on Dussehra

October 25, 2012 3:12 am

Dussehra celebrations in Pune were disrupted for a while after the clouds opened up and drenched the city on Wednesday night,stalling the burning of the effigies of Ravana at many places.