Tuesday, Dec 06, 2022

Ram - Ramayana - Ravana

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, 'Ramayan' Co-Stars Pay Tribute To Arvind Trivedi

Oct 06, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Arvind Trivedi, famous for playing the role of Ravan in the 1985 TV show 'Ramayan', died following a heart attack on Tuesday evening, in Mumbai.

PM Modi Urges PMAY Beneficiaries To Lit 2 ‘Diyas’ On Diwali For Lord Ram’s 'Happiness'

Oct 05, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

‘Deepotsav’ is being celebrated every year on Diwali in UP’s Ayodhya following Yogi Adityanath led BJP government came into power in the state.

Stolen Idols Of Lord Rama, Lakshman, Sita Returned To Tamil Nadu

India Pride Project had informed the High Commission last year about the missing artefacts

Despite Low Key Dussehra, Kullu Deity Pledges Protection

Oct 25, 2020 Ashwani Sharma

The usually crowded, colourful and chaotic rath yatra of Lord Raghunath was a low-key symbolic ritual this year due to pandemic restrictions

Sangola: A Maharashtra Village Where Ravan Is Honoured On The Occasion Of Dussehra

While the villagers believe in Lord Ram, they also have faith in Ravan and don't burn his effigies on Dussehra, a local said.

12 October, 2020

Post Delhi Government's New Norms, Committees Decide To Not Hold Ramlila This Year


The Delhi Disaster Management Authority on Sunday issued a fresh set of guidelines, including strict adherence to COVID-19 safety protocols, for holding congregations and large events ahead of Durga Puja and Ramlila celebrations.

14 July, 2020

'Real Ayodhya Is In Nepal, Lord Ram Is Nepali': PM Oli's Remarks Stoke Controversy


Condemning Oli for his remarks, BJP national spokesperson said that the Left parties even in India played with people's faith, and the Communists in Nepal will be rejected by the masses in the same way they have been here.

01 April, 2020

'Two India's - One Watching Ramayana And Playing Antakshari, Other Fighting For Survival': Kapil Sibal

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Hundreds of migrants, a majority of whom are daily wage workers, started rushing to their native places from different states amid uncertainty over their livelihood following the announcement of a 21-day nationwide lockdown last week to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

27 March, 2020

Prasar Bharati To Re-Telecast 'Ramayan' From March 28 On 'Public Demand' During Lockdown

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Union Minister Prakash Javadekar tweeted on Friday announcing the re-run of the Tv show 'on public demand'

06 May, 2019

Modi Dares Mamata To Arrest Him For Chanting 'Jai Shri Ram'; She Hits Back

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As Prime Minister Narendra Modi dares Mamata Banerjee to arrest him for chanting 'Jai Shri Ram', the fiery West Bengal Chief Minister hits back by saying that it was BJP's slogan that the saffron party was trying to force on others

08 July, 2018

Even Lord Ram Can't Stop Rape Incidents: UP BJP MLA Surendra Narayan Singh

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In the recent past, he came out in support of BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, who is presently in Sitapur jail in regard to the Unnao rape case.


06 July, 2018

Ayodhya Land Dispute: Supreme Court Fixes July 13 As Next Date Of Case Hearing

Outlook Web Bureau

The special bench of the apex court is seized of a total of 14 appeals filed against the high court judgement delivered in four civil suits.

30 June, 2018

Muslim Woman In Kanpur Writes Ramayana In Urdu To Spread Message Of Brotherhood

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Siddiqui said she wanted Muslim community aware of the goodness of Ramayana along with the Hindus.

25 June, 2018

'Have Patience For Some More Time': Yogi Adityanath Urges Seers On Ram Temple

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Stating that Lord Ram symbolised "maryada" (dignity) and the seers were his representatives in the society, he said all problems needed to be resolved while staying within the ambit of that dignity.

27 April, 2018

Ayodhya Case Purely A 'Property Dispute': Hindu Bodies To Supreme Court

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Senior advocate K Parasaran, appearing for the deity, Ram Lalla Virajman, supported Harish Salve's arguments and said the matter should be heard by a three-judge bench only

19 March, 2018

Nirmala Sitharaman Hits Back At Rahul Gandhi, Says Congress Questioned Existence Of Lord Ram, Now Identifying Itself With 'Pandavas'

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Recalling the two warring sides of the epic Mahabharat, Gandhi said the BJP, like the Kauravas, fought for power, while his party, on the lines of the Pandavas, battled for truth.

11 February, 2018

Swamy Says History Books Should Be Re-Written To Include Deendayal, Reiterates This Diwali Will Be Celebrated In Ayodhya

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"The syllabus of history needs to be changed in order to accommodate our nation's perception of Hindu country," he said.


10 February, 2018

In Controversial Poster, Congress Leader Depicts Renuka Chowdhury As Draupadi, PM Modi And Amit Shah As Kauravas

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The poster was put up by Haseeb Ahmad. The poster also depicts Rijiju as a Kaurava, senior BJP leader LK Advani been portrayed as the blind king Dhritrashtra.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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