Ramlila

Dussehra 2017: Why Ramlila holds great significance on this day

Dussehra 2017: Why Ramlila holds great significance on this day

Dussehra or Vijayadashami is a widely celebrated festival in our country. The tenth day after the nine-day long Navratri fervour is known as Dussehra. The festival is celebrated differently in various parts of the country.

Sep 29, 2017, 18:58 PM IST
How different is Navratri from Durga Puja?

How different is Navratri from Durga Puja?

Different names of the same festival – one celebrated in the north and west, the other in east.

Sep 21, 2017, 12:19 PM IST

Ravanas go up in smoke, with clear message to Pakistan

With scores of Ravana effigies going up in flames and smoke on Tuesday evening, the Hindu festival of Dusshera was celebrated across Punjab and Haryana with a loud and clear message of no-tolerance to Pakistan's evil designs on India.

Oct 12, 2016, 00:11 AM IST
Traditional fervour marks Dussehra celebrations across India - In Pics

Traditional fervour marks Dussehra celebrations across India - In Pics

Giant effigies of demon king Ravana, his son Meghnad and brother Kumbhakaran went up in flames across India as nation celebrated Dussehra, marking the triumph of good over evil.

Oct 11, 2016, 23:29 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi's Dussehra speech in Lucknow: As it happened

Breaking from tradition, PM Modi attended the historic Aishbagh Ramlila in Lucknow on the occasion of Dussehra (Vijaya Dashmi). Here is everything he said in his speech:-

Oct 11, 2016, 19:08 PM IST
PM Modi talks on terrorism in Lucknow on Dussehra - Here's what he said

PM Modi talks on terrorism in Lucknow on Dussehra - Here's what he said

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that terrorism was an enemy of humanity.

Oct 11, 2016, 19:06 PM IST
Watch Live Webcast of PM Narendra Modi's Vijaya Dashami celebrations in Lucknow

Watch Live Webcast of PM Narendra Modi's Vijaya Dashami celebrations in Lucknow

PM Narendra Modi will join the Vijaya Dashami celebrations in Lucknow on Sunday

Oct 11, 2016, 17:26 PM IST
Nawazuddin Siddiqui's Ramlila programme cancelled over opposition

Nawazuddin Siddiqui's Ramlila programme cancelled over opposition

Nawazuddin Siddiqui had yesterday said that he would play the character of 'Maricha' in the programme.

Oct 06, 2016, 11:22 AM IST
Evil goes up in smoke as country celebrates Dussehra

Evil goes up in smoke as country celebrates Dussehra

Giant effigies of ten-headed demon king Ravana, his son Meghnad and brother Kumbhakaran went up in flames marking the triumph of good over evil.

Oct 22, 2015, 21:05 PM IST
Toddler's rape: Two juveniles arrested by Delhi Police; victim's condition stable

Toddler's rape: Two juveniles arrested by Delhi Police; victim's condition stable

The Delhi Police on Saturday late at night arrested two accused in Nangloi rape case.

Oct 18, 2015, 09:32 AM IST

Top cop's remarks on rape 'shameful', 'insensitive': Arvind Kejriwal

Top Delhi Police officer Deepak Mishra's reported comments on rape in the wake sexual assault of two minors on Saturday elicited sharp response from the AAP government with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal terming it "shameful".

Oct 18, 2015, 00:00 AM IST
Delhi shamed again! Two minor girls gang-raped, both critical

Delhi shamed again! Two minor girls gang-raped, both critical

Delhi woke up on Saturday to shocking news of gang-rape of two minors in the capital in separate incidents.

Oct 17, 2015, 12:22 PM IST

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Sep 25, 2015, 19:29 PM IST
Technology, celebrities to draw crowds at Delhi Ramlilas

Technology, celebrities to draw crowds at Delhi Ramlilas

New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Ramlila committees in the national capital have this year lined up a visual delight besides inviting a host of celebrities to leave the audiences awestruck.

Sep 28, 2014, 21:07 PM IST
I'll enjoy Delhi's Ramlila: Hrithik Roshan

I'll enjoy Delhi's Ramlila: Hrithik Roshan

He has never shot at an effigy of Ravana with a bow and arrow, but actor Hrithik Roshan will get an opportunity to do so Oct 3 in the capital.

Sep 28, 2014, 19:36 PM IST

Ramlila: Helping amateurs satisfy their creativity

Ramanand Bajpai is a doctor in Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh. Asked to play the Ravana in one of Delhi`s oldest Ramlilas, he quickly shut down his clinic for 15 days to satiate his thirst for acting.

Oct 23, 2012, 08:31 AM IST

Varun Gandhi in Ramlila to support Anna

Firebrand BJP MP from Pilibhit and an open supporter of the anti-graft Lokpal Bill, Varun Gandhi on Wednesday morning reached Ramlila Maidan to extend his support to the fasting social activist Anna Hazare.

Aug 24, 2011, 09:30 AM IST

More crowds on second night at Ramlila

In a setback to the government
which has been hoping that support for Anna Hazare would
fizzle out with time, the second consecutive night of the
Gandhian`s protest witnessed more crowds than the first.

Aug 21, 2011, 10:56 AM IST

Unite to prevent another Ramlila incident: VHP

Flaying the police action
against yoga guru Ramdev at the Ramlila Maidan here, VHP
leader Ashok Singhal asked the Hindu community to get
united against such "oppression".

Jun 24, 2011, 00:41 AM IST