North East  /  Published 08.12.19

Care for rare manuscripts

Normal School Silchar under the Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies has collected more than 500 very rare and old manuscripts which will be preserved in a special room of the school. The conten...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

India  /  Published 03.08.19

Yogi on Ayodhya: Mediation had failed before Mahabharat war, too

Yogi Adityanath on Saturday said he had been certain from the outset that the mediation panel on Ayodhya would fail, and highlighted that peace talks held before the Mahabharat war too had failed.“W...
By Our Special Correspondent in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 25.09.18

Mahabharata as a sieve to remove ambiguity

Six days from now, but 30 years ago, India became enchanted with the flaring nostrils of Duryodhana. Mahabharat, produced and directed by the Chopras with an Urdu poet as scriptwriter, premiered on te...
By Uddalak Mukherjee

Books  /  Published 04.12.18

'Half Gods' by debutante novelist Akil Kumarasamy

The prose itself is a marvel because of Kumarasamy’s attention to ugliness,” The New York Times has observed about Akil Kumarasamy’s debut novel Half Gods that has created a stir in the literary...
By Shrestha Saha

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.10.19

Epic grandeur at Dhanbad Kali Puja

If there are Durga Pujas with themes, why not Kali Puja pandals with themes? Sri Sri Shyama Puja Committee at Jharnapada, Hirapur, has come up with the theme of the Mahabharat this year.This year, the...
By Our correspondent in Dhanbad


Opinion  /  Published 22.02.19

We need epic storytelling, not banalities

India, as a civilization and as a nation state, is confronting the immediacy of national elections. While our editorial writers dub the elections critical and crucial, the election as an act of storyt...
By Shiv Visvanathan

Opinion  /  Published 04.10.18

Flimflam about flavanol

Sir — A study claims that cocoa is a rich source of vitamin D. Cocoa is used in dark chocolate, which, logically, should be beneficial for health. But the benefits of chocolates can be attributed to...
By The Telegraph

Bollywood  /  Published 29.02.20

Aamir’s web debut on cards

Aamir Khan is likely to make his web debut. Previously it was reported that the Dangal actor would be a part of a web series on the Mahabharat that is reportedly supposed to spin for seven seasons. No...
By TT Bureau

Opinion  /  Published 02.05.20

Caught in a 'chakravyuh'

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party regime’s obsession with the epics, Ramayana and Mahabharata, is well known. The re-telecast of Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan and BR Chopra’s Mahabharat — commissio...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 25.03.20

‘Mahabharat’ war on virus stops at Ram door

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said healthcare professionals battling the Covid-19 pandemic were like “God” and reports of misbehaviour against them were “very painful” as he likene...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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