In a repeat of a 2011 incident, different student groups came to blows at Jawaharlal Nehru University on Thursday night over the topic of demon Mahishasura, whose slaying by Goddess Durga is celebrated as Dussehra in some parts of the country. The ... The Hindu, 1 week ago
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According to popular belief, Dussehra celebrates the victory of Goddess Durga over the wicked demon Mahishasura who, according to legend, belonged to Mysore. The history ofthe festivalhas its origin in a Puranic story concerning the killing of ...Afternoon Despatch & Courier, 3 weeks ago Maa Durga is here... Let's go pandal-hopping Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago High demand for ‘non-violent’ Durga idols this Puja Times of India, 2 months ago Mystic Mantra: Conquering inner demons Deccan Chronicle, 2 weeks ago
Srabanti is a happy soul. For one, the actress, who always wanted to visit the Tirupati Balaji temple, has finally made it. "It's something I've dreamt about, but somehow, it wasn't happening. My mother says that there is something called a ...Times of India, 1 month ago
Dressed to kill: A relief of the Mahishasura Mardini Goddess, well armed to destroy demons, was recently unearthed in Binh Dinh Province. — VNS Photo Ly Kha BINH DINH (VNS) — Numerous rare Champa artifacts have been found at the excavation ...Viet Nam News, 6 days ago
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Countercurrents.org Until the lions have their own historians, the history of the hunt will always glorify the hunter… - Chinua Achebe Let me first introduce you the turn of events unfolding in Jawaharlal Nehru University with regard to the ...Counter Currents, 1 week ago
The Organiser has posthumously published an article written by senior journalist M.V. Kamath suggesting that Prime Minister Narendra Modi involve US President Barak Obama in the Kashmir issue. Kamath, formerly an editor of The Illustrated Weekly, ...Indian Express, 2 days ago
She sculpts with conches and sea shells Caption: Karnataka Shilpakala Academy Registrar H.V. Indramma is seen presenting the award to city's Shanku Shukti artist Y. Jayamma at her residence here yesterday as Academy Member L. Shivalingappa and ...Star of Mysore, 2 days ago
The largest ever Halloween festival in Ha Noi will bring scary, traffic safety-themed thrills on October 31 to West Lake Water Park. Activities visitors can participate in include a costume parade through downtown, an exhibition of ancient and ...VietNamNet Bridge, 2 days ago
BANGALORE: An ancient festival, Deepavali or Diwali has seen a marked change in recent years, especially in the metros. A five-day festival, it is celebrated in different ways in different parts of the country, with rituals and practices varying ...New Indian Express, 3 days ago
Distortion of religion and religious figures has become the favourite task of certain so-called secular people and their outfits that camouflage their activities well. They see nothing wrong in hurting majority community sentiments Mahishasura ...New Delhi Pioneer, 4 days ago
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