Highlighting the issue of crime against women, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday took a leaf out of the epic Ramayana to drive home the point that demi-god Jatayu can be inspiration for men as he died for the honour of a woman.
After Union Minister Sushma Swaraj favoured declaring Gita as "national scripture", veteran BJP leader LK Advani on Sunday urged people to read Mahabharata and Ramayana saying the epics are a great source of knowledge on politics and morality.
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday unveiled a model of the world`s largest Hindu temple with a towering height of 405 feet and a hall with a seating capacity of 20,000 people, to be built in the state.
Shikha Swaroop, who rose to fame with popular costume drama `Chandrakanta`, will now be seen as Kaikayee in a new version of the `Ramayana`. The actress is aware the role will typecast her, but says she isn`t worried about this.