Monday, 16 May, 2022
TopicHindu mythology

Topic: Hindu mythology

In modern Ramlilas, Hanuman uses zip-line but Sita is still played by a man

Organisers of the Ramlila don’t tinker with the script. They have just been infusing productions with new technology and special effects.

Arshia Sattar takes Hindu mythology beyond an Amar Chitra Katha-type narrative

Her wonderful writing and Ishan Trivedi’s colourful illustrations make ‘Garuda & the Serpents’ come alive for children as well as adults.

Hindu gods like Rama & Shiva have six packs now to kill bad guys, like American superheroes

Amar Chitra Katha comics abandoned Raja Ravi Varma's gentle sensuality to portray hyper-masculine American superhero style Hindu gods

Democracy Wall: An MP who supports LGBTQ rights and a policewoman who rescued 953 children

The Democracy Wall in Mumbai's Somaiya Vidyavihar saw status quo being challenged with satire and the voices of tomorrow challenge today's leaders.

On Camera

YourTurn

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.

Defence

Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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