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Sunday, May 31, 2020



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 2018: The story of 'evil' siblings Ravana and Surpanakha

August 26, 2018 10:57 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.

Dussehra celebrated in Punjab,Haryana

October 25, 2012 1:22 am

Effigies of Ravana were burnt and people cutting across religious communities exchanged sweets and greetings as Punjab,Haryana and Chandigarh today joined the nation in celebrating the festival of Dussehra.

Ravana Goes Designer

October 18, 2012 1:02 am

Fashion design students infuse new meaning in Ravana’s costumes for Ramlila this year