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Mahabharata
Arts  /  Published 03.06.20

Art inspired by the Mahabharata

The seduction of the Mahabharata is that, as Saoli Mitra’s play, Naathabati Anaathbat, reminds the audience, ‘juge juge hoe tar notun bykhan’ (in every age there unfold/ new meanings from the ol...
By Rita Datta in

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 in

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

Culture  /  Published 11.03.20

A tale of epic rumination

Students of Kalamandalam Goutam at Behala Natyalok, in collaboration with a bunch of artists, actualised an unfinished project of their guru in the form of a dance drama titled Raja — The Formless K...
By Ankit Santra in

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 in

West Bengal  /  Published 04.02.20

Didi refers to Dussasan to slam BJP

Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday made Mahabharat and medieval Indian history references to tear into the BJP over the citizenship matrix and the party’s branding of its protesters as anti-nationals. The B...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Bongaon

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

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 29.09.19

The ancient flames of forest fires

Arjuna might have found a perfect successor in Jair Bolsonaro. If this parallel seems odd, one only has to look at images of flames leaping from the Amazon and recall the incineration of the Khandava ...
By Srimoyee Bagchi in

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


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