Saturday, 25 June, 2022

Topic: Hanuman

‘We won’t participate in MNS’ Hanuman Chalisa event in Maharashtra’, says VHP activists

Accusing the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) of playing "propaganda politics", the RSS affiliate called the reports of its activists taking part in the event “fake and baseless".

Mumbai police arrest MP Navneet Rana, her husband for ‘creating enmity’ between groups

The development came hours after the couple cancelled their plan to recite the Hanuman Chalisa outside Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray’s private residence 'Matoshree'.

Violence breaks out on Hanuman Jayanti in Jahangirpuri, Amit Shah tells Delhi Police to take appropriate measures

Visuals from Jahangirpuri during the Hanuman Jayanti procession Shobha Yatra show fire breaking out and people running away amid heavy stone pelting and people waving swords.

Jharkhand assembly’s namaaz room row echoes in UP & Bihar, now BJP wants Hanuman mandir

2 September notice on room for namaaz in Jharkhand assembly sparks row not just in state, but Bihar & UP, with other party MLAs demanding similar benefits or prayer space for Hindus.

Who razed Chandni Chowk Hanuman mandir, AAP or BJP? Residents don’t care, just want it back

The decades-old Hanuman temple was demolished in line with a Delhi High Court order, as part of Delhi govt's Chandni Chowk Redevelopment Plan, at 4 am Sunday.

Private trust in Karnataka to erect 215 m statue of Hanuman in Hampi at cost of Rs 1,200 cr

The Hanuman statue will 6 m shorter than the one of Lord Ram being built in Ayodhya. Karnataka govt says it will connect it to the Ramayana Circuit being planned by Modi govt.

MP Congress chief Kamal Nath to host Hanuman Chalisa recital day before Ayodhya event

Nath has also asked Madhya Pradesh Congress leaders to recite the prayer at their homes, and said the event is spiritual and nothing should be read into it.

IITian Kejriwal struggles with Covid numbers as he waits for Hanuman to bring ‘Sanjeevani’

Big numbers define the politics of Kejriwal, whether it is building an anti-corruption campaign around 2G scam figures or listing his govt’s Covid response.

Angry, Dalit, Muslim, sportsman: The many avatars of Lord Hanuman in 2018

Since Yogi Adityanath’s ‘Dalit’ Hanuman comment last month, BJP leaders have been tripping over themselves to offer new labels to the God.

When lapdogs start snooping, and Hanuman tries to find his last name

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Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.