Madhya Pradesh in poll year: Changes in school, highway action plans

All those who denigrate our great men like Goswami Tulsidas and their sacred creations, will not be tolerated in MP. All these sacred scriptures will be taught to students, said CM Chouhan.

published on : 24th January 2023

The lake of lotuses and the yaksha’s query

To hopefully cheer you up in this terrible cold wave that’s shrouded half the country, I would like to retell a charming, lesser-known Jataka that warms the heart.

published on : 16th January 2023

Panel asks Centre to follow ‘Buddha trail’ to boost tourism 

“Various tourism circuits such as ‘Buddhist Circuit’ and ‘Ramayana Circuit’ can provide tourists with enriching religious experiences.

published on : 26th December 2022

Beginning of the end: Amish Tripathi talks about the fourth book in his 'Ram Chandra' series

A neat culmination to Amish Tripathi’s Rama Chandra series, War of Lanka hints at the possibilities of a new story.  

published on : 11th December 2022

OTT film 'Intinti Ramayanam', a tale of middle-class life in rural Telangana

Featuring an ensemble cast, including Naresh, Rahul Ramakrishnan, Navya Swamy, Gangavva and Bithri Sathi in prominent roles, the film is directed and written by Suresh Naredla.

published on : 22nd November 2022

Sudhakaran apologises for his controversial remarks 

Sudhakaran claimed that he had not addressed Tharoor as a trainee.  

published on : 16th October 2022

VHP objects to portrayal of Lord Ram, Ravana in 'Adipurush', says Hindu values 'ridiculed' 

Ajay Sharma, Prachar Pramukh of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad said the way Ravana had been depicted was not in line with the Ramayana and related religious scriptures.

published on : 5th October 2022

'Ramayana unravelled: Lesser-known facets of Rishi Valmiki’s epic' book review

A competently crafted and annotated version of the Ramayana, providing fresh insights into the well-known tale

published on : 11th September 2022

Epic! These two Muslim youths' knowledge of Ramayana

Basith and his college mate-friend Mohammed Jabir P K emerged as winners in a recent Ramayana quiz competition conducted online by publishing major DC Books.

published on : 5th August 2022

The voice of timeless truths

As Story Hour comes to Hyderabad, young authors and producers speak to CE about mythology, bias, politics and classics.

published on : 2nd August 2022

Faithline: Such goings-on in Shravan

It leaves one marvelling at how Indian society organised itself as a ‘way of life’, unremarked today except when some kavadiyas break the law.

published on : 25th July 2022

IRCTC announces second run of Bharat Gaurav train on Ramayana Circuit; Nepal's Janakpur on itinerary

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), a public sector undertaking under the Ministry of Railways, has announced that the train will be run again on August 24.

published on : 20th July 2022

Ramayana train, hydropower project give boost to ties with Nepal

PM Modi had expressed his desire to see the completion of the pilgrim circuit when he visited Nepal in May 2018.

published on : 26th June 2022

Various versions of Ramayana and Laxmana's line(s)

The rekha is viewed symbolically in two ways: less commonly as a protection offered to a woman by man, and more often as the limitations imposed by the latter on the freedom of the former.

published on : 23rd June 2022

'Youth: The Balakandam of Kampan’s Ramayana' book review: Beyond kings and sages

An engaging and insightful translation, even for those familiar with multiple versions of Rama’s story

published on : 19th June 2022

IRCTC to start 'Shri Ramayana Yatra' train on June 21: Officials

The 18-day journey by the train, which has 11 third AC class coaches with an accommodation capacity of around 600 passengers, will cost a passenger Rs 62,370, the officials said.

published on : 25th May 2022

India's first Bharat Gaurav Tourist Train will make its maiden journey on June 21 with 600 passengers

The railway has approved the routes to run this train on the Ramayana Circuit, which has been identified under Swadesh Darshan scheme covering prominent places associated with life of Lord Shri Rama.

published on : 11th May 2022

Hero stones, monuments lay scatters near Bhatkal in Karnataka

The Chandragiri hillock which has several hero stones and monuments is in pathetic condition.

published on : 9th May 2022

Early Indic Visions of History - II

The presence of myths in the Epics has led historians to deny them the status of history, thereby defying the tradition's self-understanding.

published on : 19th April 2022

Congress not against introduction of Bhagavad Gita in school curriculum: D K Shivakumar

Let them introduce it, but since this is a secular country, Bible and Quran should also be introduced in Moral Science, said D K Shivakumar.

published on : 22nd March 2022
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