Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicMythology

Topic: Mythology

‘Historic hurt’ is a modern phrase. Muslims were integral to South Indian gods

The legends of Vavar and other South Indian gods venerated by both Hindus and Muslims show that the Deccan's religious history in the region is far more complex.

There are two types of narcissists. But both are selfish

We studied 676 adults to recognise narcissists.

Mid-life crisis is real and Devdutt Pattanaik’s Twitter timeline proves it

Mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik is the reason why you should never scroll through your hero’s Twitter page.

Narendra Modi is trying to be the new lord of Varanasi. And that’s not good news

Under Modi, Varanasi has become the reigning symbol of a muscular, resurgent neo-Hinduism.

Subramanian Swamy attacking Modi minister as Shakuni shows he must read Mahabharata again

Shakuni is much like Game of Thrones' Tyrion Lannister. They both overcome lack of military training to perfect their art of strategic thinking.

Our daughters will see Sita as a single mother and Draupadi as a #Metoo warrior

A new generation of women writers are retelling the stories of women in history and mythology.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan | ANI

Arif Mohammad Khan vs Kerala govt isn’t a new faceoff. Old cases show Governor wears two hats

Under UGC provisions, a search committee is appointed to find suitable candidates for the V-C post. Governors make their selection from among these names.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.