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Historians slam Bihar government move over Ashoka birthday

Historians have slammed the Nitish government for ‘inventing’ the date of birth of emperor Ashoka on April 14. Bihar cabinet had on Tuesday declared an official holiday on this date. Times of India, 1 month ago

Bihar govt declares state holiday on April 14 on birth anniversary of Ashoka

Historians deplored the Mahagathbandhan government led by CM Nitish Kumar for 'inventing' the actual date of Birth of emperor Ashoka on April 14. Top historians of the country are still clueless about the exact date of birth of Ashoka.
 Times of India1 month ago

Letters: Tipu, a hero in Pakistan

share a long history, the two countries did not have, until recently, any common icons. Emperors Ashoka and Akbar ruled over both the territories, but Pakistan never eulogised either of them. But in Karnataka, the Congress and writer Girish Karnad seem to ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Giving the emperor new clothes

The BJP distorted Ashoka’s image and message in its Bihar campaign. That the tactic backfired has important lessons for politicians
 The Hindu2 months ago

Buddhism thrived in Rajasthan also around the Ashokan era

JAIPUR: Much before the forts and palaces came into existence here, Rajasthan ostensibly had well-defined Buddhist monasteries or complexes at four places—Bhairat in Alwar, Kholvi in Jhalawar, Bandarez in Dausa and Ramgoan in Tonk. Discovered by ...
 Times of India1 week ago 'Buddhism also thrived in Rajasthan'  Times of India1 week ago
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11 Things History Taught Us About King Ashoka That Didnt Add Up On Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat

Ashoka is considered one of the greatest emperors in Indian history, and is widely known for spreading Buddhism around the world. From becoming a prince, to conquering major states and finally shifting to Buddhism, Ashoka was an interesting subject ...
 Indiatimes2 weeks ago

2,320 years on, Bihar discovers Ashoka shares birthday with Ambedkar

Around 2,320 years after Ashoka was born, the Bihar government has 'discovered' the great Mauryan's birthday. It has decreed that the emperor was born on April 14, a date that helpfully coincides with the birth anniversary and will be an official ...
 Times of India1 month ago 2320 years on, Bihar finds Ashoka shares birthday with Ambedkar  Times of India1 month ago Bihar 'discovers' Ashoka shares b'day with ...  Times of India1 month ago Bihar 'discovers' Ashoka shares birthday with Ambedkar  Times of India1 month ago

Grateful nation remembers Ashoka — if only for swelling the holiday ranks

With Christmas just around the corner, it may be germane to remember that there is still no unanimity on which year Jesus was born — there is no mention of it in the Bible — or, indeed, whether December 25 was definitely the hallowed day. Of ...
 Economic Times1 month ago
Siasat Daily

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar declares holiday on King Ashoka's anniversary

The newly-declared holiday will be under Negotiable Instrument Act, Principal Secretary State Cabinet department Brajesh Mehrotra told reporters. Emperor of Maurya Dynasty King Ashoka's name came up during recently-held Bihar poll campaigns with some leaders ...
 Jagran Post1 month ago Nitish govt declares holiday on King Ashoka anniversary  Press Trust of India1 month ago Nitish Kumar government declares holiday on King Ashoka anniversary  Economic Times1 month ago PTI - BIHAR-CABINET - Nitish govt declares holiday on King Ashoka anniversary  Namibia Press Agency1 month ago
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Chakravartin Ashok Samrat: Sudhanshu Pandey to make an entry on the show

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 Bollywoodlife.com1 month ago
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