Lord Ram
India  /  Published 19.07.20

Khurshid rebuts Jaishankar

Salman Khurshid, who was external affairs minister in the UPA government, on Saturday sent his successor S. Jaishankar’s tweets flying back at him. “Jaishankar was serving the UPA governm...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

Books  /  Published 09.11.19

The birth of Lord Rama

At that time, the effulgent king, the slayer of his enemies, was conducting a great sacrifice for the birth of a son. A huge being of immense strength rose out of Dasharatha’s sacrificial fire, hera...
By Arshia Sattar in

Culture  /  Published 22.11.19

In search of Ram

When one goes out looking for Ram, it becomes impossible to miss him in the poetry and meditations of Kabir, the 15th-century Indian mystic poet and saint whose compositions and preaching challenged t...
By in

Opinion  /  Published 30.07.19

Our 1980s Bombay version of the Ramayana

Jai Siya Ram. The sound boomed over the cacophony of the evening games and the terrified children started scampering off to a safe distance. The giant languidly lurched forward and managed to catch Ja...
By Rafique Ahmed Jinabade in

India  /  Published 09.11.19

Tailpiece quotes scriptures

One of the five judges on the bench that delivered the Ayodhya verdict relied heavily on Hindu and Sikh texts as well as an Islamic book and colonial gazetteers to assert in an addendum that Hindus al...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.05.19

Niranjan Jyoti returns for second innings

BJP member Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, who had earned notoriety by drawing a distinction between a government of “Ramzadon (those born of Ram)” and one of “haramzadon (illegitimate children)”, was ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.01.19

BJP fumes as Patna posters depict Rahul as Lord Ram

Posters showing Rahul Gandhi as Ram cropped up in the Bihar capital on Tuesday ahead of his rally here on February 3, prompting the BJP, which has been drumming up the Ayodhya temple as a poll issue, ...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 06.11.18

Yogi's 'good news' on Lord and dad

Chief minister Yogi Adityanath has announced that Faizabad district would be rechristened Ayodhya and promised a medical college and an airport named after King Dasharath and his son Lord Ram, respect...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


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