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When Gods lose their immunity...

'There are several stories in the Mahabharata where kings drunk on their power are banished to hell.''The story of Krishna and Kamsa is a case in point and the Ramayana, at its very core, is a......

Rahul turns Gujarat fight into Pandava-Kaurava tussle, says truth is on our side

Drawing an analogy with the Pandava-Kaurava tussle in the epic Mahabharata, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said that the fight between his party and the Bharatiya Janata Party in......

What led to Akhilesh's downfall

Since the Mahabharata the Yadavs have been known for infighting.And the 2017 UP election proved yet another example of that, says Nazarwala. During his election campaign, Akhilesh Yadav had......

Soon, Ramayana, Mahabharat, Gita to be taught in schools, colleges

Lessons from Mahabharata, Ramayana and Gita may soon be taught in schools and colleges as part of the National Democratic Alliance government’s plan to rid the country of “cultural......

Will develop Bodh Gaya as spiritual capital, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi offers prayers at the Mahabodhi Tree, at the Mahabodhi Temple, in Bodhgaya, Patna. Photograph: PIB Describing Bodh Gaya as the “land of enlightenment”,......

'No difference between UPA1, UPA2 and this govt'

'Karna is the greatest warrior in the Mahabharata -- in fact, Arjuna is a nobody in front of Karna.''But Arjuna had a better advisor in Krishna than Karna.''Karna failed because he listened to the......

Prime Minister of India: Rishyashringa or Dhritarashtra?

The moral of the story of Rishyashringa is one of the most riveting ones in the epic Mahabharata. One of the several characters that embellish the great epic, Rishyashringa's story provides a......

Why gambling, betting should be legalised in India

Gambling has been a part of our ethos since ancient times. During the Mahabharata period, there is reference to the Pandavas playing the game of dice with Kauravas. Similarly during Diwali,......

What makes entrepreneurs tick? Gurcharan Das finds

In his last bestseller he sought answers to the importance of being good using the epic Mahabharata as a reference point and now author and economist Gurcharan Das sets out to discover success......

Of Sudarshan Chakra, Shishupal, and PSU banks

Does the Union government or the RBI see itself as Krishna beheading Shishupal and what will constitute the 101st or indeed the past many sins for which a Sudarshan Chakra will have to be used?......

'If you do a bad role in a film, you may not get television offers in future'

'I have learnt one thing in life: if you love being with someone, you have to accept that person with all the flaws.' Mahabharat's Arjun -- Shaheer Sheikh -- is back!......

Mohan Babu to play Ravana in new Ramayana

The rich Indian mythological tradition has inspired many writers and filmmakers, and the epics, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata, have been adapted on the small screen and big, several times. K......

Characters in Rajneeti are drawn from Mahabharata

The cast of Rajneeti descended in Delhi to kick off promotions for the film at the Galaxy Hotel in Gurgaon on Saturday. The presence of Katrina Kaif, Ranbir Kapoor, Manoj Bajpai, Arjun Rampal,......

Aamir Khan eyes the Mahabharat

After scoring big on Ghajini, Aamir Khan is now focusing his attention on his next venture -- and the Indian epic, Mahabharata, seems to havecaught his eye."Mahabharata is a story that is very......

Now, Mahabharata on Star Plus

After NDTV Imagine's Ramayana, Star Plus is getting ready with an all-new Mahabharata.The new serial will be produced by Bobby Bedi, in association with some of the big namesin entertainment like......

The death of the yellow jersey

'Living in Brazil, I had internalised the football mythology of that country, the way I had learnt Mahabharata stories in my childhood.' 'The tragedy at the Maracana stadium in 1950, when a......

Exclusive: Sidhu on joining the BJP

Bollywood star Suresh Oberoi, television actor Gajendra Chauhan, who played Yudhisthir in the teleserial Mahabharata, and former cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu joined the Bharatiya Janata Party at......

'Mary Kom' packs a punch in Assam's mobile theatre arena

Abahan Theatre's marquee play this year is based on the Olympic bronze medallist. Written by Abhijit Bhattacharya, popular Assamese actor Prastuti Parashar portrays the role of the champion boxer......

Ashwin: On his way to becoming the greatest

What makes Ravichandran Ashwin the world's premier Test spinner?Dhruv Munjal, T E Narasimhan and Gireesh Babu find out. IMAGE: Another wicket for Ravichandran Ashwin, this time it is his former......
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Piyush Goyal releases Hindi version of Bibek Debroy's books

[India], Feb. 21 (ANI): Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday released two books, in Hindi version, of noted economist Bibek Debroy.... ...

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Does 'Padmaavat' glorify the practise of 'sati'? Delhi HC reserves decision on PIL seeking penal action against makers

The Delhi High Court on Monday reserved its decision on a plea alleging that Bollywood film Padmaavat glorified the practice of sati and seeking... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/bollywood/report-does-padmaavat-glorify-the-practise-of-sati-delhi-hc-reserves-decision-on-pil-seeking-penal-action-against-makers-2586387
Hassan Rouhani gifts PM Modi Persian copies of Panchatantra, Mahabharata

The official Twitter handle of the Bharatiya Janata Party tweeted the photograph of the moment Rouhani offered his gift to the PM Last Updated at... ...

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8th Theatre Olympics in Bengaluru from Tuesday

The 8th edition of The Theatre Olympics, being hosted in India for the first time, will soon come to Bengaluru. The international theatre festival... ...

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Mithila artist transforms local railway station with tradional Madhubani art

The Indian Express | Mithila artist transforms local railway station with tradional Madhubani art The Madhubani Railway station, in Bihar just got... ...

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