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Social engineering: BJP's Bihar formula to swing a vote?

Aiming to send the right signal to different sections of society, the BJP has embraced figures like Chuhar Mal, Emperor Ashoka, Ramdhari Singh Dinkar and Maharana Pratap. Mayank Mishra reports. The......

Why we must lose sleep over Hindu terror

Symbols are very crucial in nation-building. As a national symbol of a secular country, the adoption of Emperor Ashoka as a role model and adopting some of the symbols established by him, is......

A P J Abdul Kalam: All human beings carry divinity inside themselves

'This can lift us out of confusion, misery, melancholy and failure, and indeed guide us when it is contacted.' 'For us to ignite our spirituality, we need to look inward and transcend our egos. We......

When Hindus ate beef, India was NEVER conquered

'There is a remarkable link between the eating of beef (or at the very least, tolerating the eating of beef) and India being a superpower.' 'In India, whenever an empire was strong, religion took a......

Prayers, stupas & more: Modi's date with Sri Lankan history

"Looking forward to a wonderful day," Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweets before he leaves Colombo. G Sudhakar Nair/PTI reports from Anuradhapura Prime Minister Narendra Modi offers prays at the......

Vedanta chief's Emperor Ashoka inspiration?

Rajni Bakshi argues that if people don't struggle for fair and equitable prosperity right now, they might lose the chance of doing so in the future.Sometime last year a non-governmental......

India's new export: video games

With multiple limbs and each hand wielding a different weapon, the fearsome Indian warrior-goddess Kali is a natural video-game character. And next year, Kali will be coming to game consoles, PCs,......

Meet India's king of gaming

Last year, Indiagames, the Mumbai -based gaming company, hit the jackpot when China's Tom Online acquired 80 per cent stake in a multi-million dollar buyout.Coming soon from Indiagames are the......

INTERESTING television shows coming up in 2015

Here's a look at the shows coming up! Television might just get more interesting this year, with some good new shows coming up. We take a look:   Chakravarti Ashoka Samrat, Colors Image:......

'Ajay Devgan will become a valued character actor'

Rajkumar Santoshi's Halla Bol, which releases on January 11, looks quite interesting. The film has Ajay Devgan play a struggling actor, who soon becomes a star. His humbleness is swiftly replaced......

Sushmita Sen to play Ashoka's wife

SushmitaSenhas repeatedlyconfessed wanting to bepart of ahistorical project. It has never happened, until now.If all goes well, she will play Emperor Ashoka's fifth wifeina film on the Mauryan......

Will Salman make a good Lord Rama?

Can you imagine any other actor playing the father abandoned by his children in Baghban, besides Amitabh Bachchan? Do you know that one of the major reasons why Santosh Sivan's Asoka failed was......
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Diverse faiths assimilate in Kashmir architecture

Martand Sun Temple Kashmir is the land of saints and sufis, brimming with monuments that represent its diverse cultural heritage. There are... ...
Chat on roads in Bengaluru

Better Bengaluru aims to create lasting improvements and celebrate those who are championing civic change, helping the conservation of heritage or... ...
Rationalists and the idea of India

Think of India and you think religion. Please think again. The 2011 Census in India has revealed an interesting fact—the number of people who... ...
Experience beyond history at Bidar

09:57 am As we are succumbing ourselves to urban development, we tend to miss out some of the greatest creations made by our ancestors, standing... ...
Poor paean to poet Dinkar’s memory

Come elections and politicians start remembering noted personalities to garner their caste votes. When the Mauryan emperor Ashoka was not spared,... ...

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