Sunday, 22 May, 2022

Topic: Rama

Dara Shukoh had a dream. And it was about Ram

This dream was prompted by something the prince had recently read. Its author was Dara Shukoh’s contemporary Shaikh Sufi, a mystic Mughal official.

Pre-modern, pre-Section 377 Queer Ramayana shows sages desiring Rama’s body

Odia poet Upendra Bhanja’s retelling was cast aside by the middle class who grew up with the same morality that made Section 377 possible.

After Lord Rama, Yogi Adityanath to take Lord Krishna and Radha on chopper ride

UP govt took cue from its grand Diwali celebrations; Holi festivities in Braj region attract tourists from across the world.

यहाँ तक कि अकबर ने भी दी थी बाबरी में चबूतरा बनाने की इजाज़त

अतीत, मसलन अयोध्या के बारे में जानने के लिए पारंपरिक ज्ञान और आधुनिक विज्ञान, दोनों का इस्तेमाल किया जा सकता है अयोध्या पिछले 30 वर्षों...

Even Akbar built a ‘chabutara’ inside Babri masjid for Hindus to worship

Both scientific ways and traditional knowledge can be useful to know the past, like in Ayodhya.

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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.


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.