Sunday, 22 May, 2022
TopicKrishna

Topic: Krishna

Is ‘Vithal’ Shiva or Krishna? A Sant settled it & started 700-yr-old pilgrimage to Pandharpur

In ‘Where The Gods Dwell’, Neelesh Kulkarni writes that Vithal is, to his devotees, not a distant God but a friend and companion who is also a loved equal.

CJI Ramana recuses from hearing Andhra’s plea against Telangana on Krishna river dispute

The SC bench took note of the submissions of the counsel for Andhra Pradesh that the state wanted adjudication of the case by the apex court bench instead of opting for mediation.

CJI Ramana recuses from hearing Andhra-Telangana water dispute, says ‘belong to both states’

CJI NV Ramana posted the matter for another bench for hearing and urged both parties to resolve issue through mediation as he didn't want to adjudicate legal issues involved in case.

Jurisdiction of Godavari & Krishna boards finally notified as AP-Telangana water row rages

Godavari & Krishna river management boards were set up in 2014, under same Act that oversaw Andhra bifurcation to form Telangana, but their jurisdiction wasn’t outlined so far.

Two Telugu states, one river — why Andhra & Telangana are fighting it out over the Krishna

1,400-km Krishna river flows east, from Mahabaleshwar in Maharashtra to the Bay of Bengal. It passes through Karnataka, and forms part of border between Telangana & Andhra.

Power centre for kings, melting pot for art — How Nathdwara in Rajasthan rose for 300 yrs

In ‘Nathdwara Paintings from the Anil Relia Collection’, Kalyan Krishna and Kay Talwar write about a town in Rajasthan that completely revolved around Krishna.

From Amitabh Bachchan’s Coolie to Tata Nano & the tricolour — see India through a matchbox

Matchboxes are a blindspot for many, but if you pay closer attention, you'll see a showcase of India's vibrant culture in beautiful illustrations, no matter which 'brand' you pick up.

HC says courts should act like Lord Krishna to protect women, they ‘can’t be mute spectator’

The Karnataka High Court made the observation as it rejected an appeal filed by a man who is convicted of raping a 69-year-old woman. 

Opposing Ram in 1990s was easy. Yadavs’ secularism will be tested with Krishna in 2020

BJP's Krishna janmabhoomi movement in Mathura will be an agni-pariksha for cow-belt leaders such as Tejashwi Yadav and Akhilesh Yadav.

Indians know all about Draupadi and Sita, but ignore what was done to Subhadra in Mahabharata

Subhadra’s story in the Mahabharata is different from what we see on DD now. Arjun and Krishna had to appear flawless, after all.

On Camera

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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