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When Gods lose their immunity...
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When Gods lose their immunity...

'There are several stories in the Mahabharata where kings drunk on their power are banished to hell.''The story of Krishna and Kamsa is a case in point and the Ramayana, at its very core, is a story about Rama's victory over an arrogant Ravana,' says Arundhuti Dasgupta.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Robert Mugabe, one of Africa's most tenacious dictators, is finally out. Mugabe stormed into power in Zimbabwe in 1980, interestingly just a year after another powerful man in the news for ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
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They don't have the heart to watch Ravana burn!

Geetanjali Krishna meets the Ravana makers of Titarpur. IMAGE: Paper-mache heads of Ravana line the roadside in Titarpur. Photograph: Kind courtesy kaniths/Flickr It's that time of the year again. I take the Blue Line of the Delhi Metro to Titarpur, where a familiar sight awaits. Papier-mache heads and stout bamboo frames shelter by the roadside. Oblivious to the cars whizzing by and a rank urinal next door, men work on building effigies of Ravana ahead of the festival of Dussehra at the end ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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What Ravana, Duryodhana can teach India's leaders

What drove Ravana, a good king, and Duryodhana, who could match Bhima on strength and valour to ruin?Arrogance, points out Arundhuti Dasgupta.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com   Speaking truth to power has always been perilous. Never more so now than before it would seem, given the death of a journalist who took political leaders to task, the ordeal of two women to put a rapist spiritual leader behind bars and the daily ignominies being heaped upon people who dare to choose a narrative ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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The Demons of Fake News

Fake news, much like the golden deer in the Ramayana, is leading the world into chaos, says Arundhuti Dasgupta.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com The real is finally mythical; and fake news, much like the golden deer in the Ramayana, is leading the world from order into chaos. Fake news is real, morphed images are used freely to make a point, quotes are repurposed to state what they never did or to make a point different from the original one.   The golden deer was a demon in deerskin ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

The World According to Valmiki Ramayana

The Ramayana and the Mahabharata are known as itihasas . The word itihasa means ‘it was indeed like that’. Therefore, the word is best rendered as legend or history, and not as myth. This does not mean everything occurred exactly as described. In a ...
 Open Magazine3 weeks ago
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We don't make films on fallen heroes: 'Ashwatthama' director

Stories of fallen heroes does not interests Indian audience, says independent filmmaker Pushpendra Singh.Pushpendra believes due to the "influence of Hollywood" it is only the hero who deserve a story, not the ones like the lead character of his movie ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Why You Should Invest In Gold This Dussehra

Posted by Equitymaster Dussehra is celebrated to commemorate the triumph of good over the evil. Several stories are attached to this day across India. In the northern, southern, and western regions of India, this festival is noted as the victory of Lord Rama ...
 Equitymaster.com2 months ago
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