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President makes maiden visit to Tirupati

President Ramnath Kovind, on his maiden visit to the holy city of Tirupati, had darshan of Goddess Padmavathi Devi at Tiruchanur on Friday with his entourage. Upon his arrival, along with Governor of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana E S L Narasimhan and Chief ... Deccan Herald, 2 months ago

Puja pandal driving home a message on social contradictions

At a time when the the city is enamoured in celebrating Devi Paksha -- the time when Goddess Durga wages a battle against the demon Mahisasura and destroys evil -- a Durga Puja pandal in north Kolkata is quietly delivering a message on social how women ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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Remembering Girija Devi, the voice of Benares

'There is no one who can fill the vacuum created by the passing of Girija Devi,' mourns Sunita Budhiraja. Photograph: Kind courtesy Suyash Dwivedi/Wikimedia Commons It was the year 2008. I learnt that Girija Devi was going to be singing at the Viceregal Lodge at Delhi University. I had just moved to Delhi, did not possess a car and had lost the habit of travelling by autorickshaw. But it had been a while since I had heard Girija Devi live and, willy-nilly, found a way to attend the concert.
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Odisha: Animals sacrificed at Chhatar Jatra despite court ban

[India], September 29 (ANI): Several animals were sacrificed at the Devi Manikeswari Peetha in Odisha's Kalahandi district on Thursday on the occasion of Chhatar Jatra, despite a ban by the Supreme Court. Like every year, the Chhatar Vijay Yatra, the largest ...
 Sify1 month ago

`Goddess` handled ministries in ancient India, says Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Friday said that in ancient India ministries were operated by 'devis'. New Delhi: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Friday said that in ancient India, ministries were operated by 'devis' (goddesses). Naidu said Durga was the ...
 Zee News1 month ago

Rural Rhapsody

Deepa Gahlot This week, a film titled Panchlait (director Prem Prakash Modi), based on a Phanishwar Nath Renu story gets released. Renu is one of the best known writers in Hindi, considered next in importance and influence to Premchand. It is surprising his ...
 The Financial Chronicle4 days ago

Alauddin Khilji and the making of Mumbai

Yes, Alauddin Khilji did launch a military encounter for a woman.He had her captured and made her one of his queens.But it was not Rani Padmavati.And this adventure led indirectly to present day Mumbai.Syed Firdaus Ashraf turns the pages of history to bring you this fascinating story.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Did Rani Padmavati ever meet Alauddin Khilji? Did Khilji actually try to abduct Padmavati?   Even as director Sanjay Leela Bhansali is all set to release his film ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Richa Chadha joins the #MeToo campaign with this piece on her blog

After several sexual harassment cases that came into light post the Harvey Weinstein controversy, it further fueled up a new campaign on social media #MeToo. With several men and women coming forward by using this hashtag to report and talk about the various ...
 Bollywood Hungama4 weeks ago

Dasara festivities conclude with spectacular procession

The curtains came down on the 10-day world renowned Dasara celebrations here today with a spectacular procession marking the grand finale. Lakhs of people watched the procession, known for its grandeur and regal splendour. The key attraction was the jamboo ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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Makers of Padmavati finalize the teaser release date and here it is!

With the latest first look of Deepika Padukone from the film Padmavati creating waves all over, B-town fans can gear up for yet another set of good news about the film. The makers have finalized the teaser release date of the film and the fans can get a sneak ...
 Bollywood Hungama1 month ago Sanjay Leela Bhansali opens up on bringing 'Padmavati' to the silver screen!  DNA1 month ago
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