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Surpanakha - A destructive demoness from the Ramayana or tormented woman?

Surpanakha - A destructive demoness from the Ramayana or tormented woman?

It was time that Surpanakha got her chance to tell her story of repression, rage, revenge -- and eventual redemption. 

Koteshwar Temple: Ravana left original Linga gifted by Lord Shiva here

Koteshwar Temple: Ravana left original Linga gifted by Lord Shiva here

There’s a beautiful legend associated with this temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.

Congress-affiliated NSUI's members burn effigy of PM Narendra Modi at JNU campus on Dussehra dubbing him as 'Ravana'

Congress-affiliated NSUI's members burn effigy of PM Narendra Modi at JNU campus on Dussehra dubbing him as 'Ravana'

There seems to be no end in sight to controversies as far as JNU is concerned. After row over anti-national activities, once again JNU is in news!

'Lankesh Bhakta Mandal' pays obeisance to Ravana, the learned devotee of Lord Shiva

'Lankesh Bhakta Mandal' pays obeisance to Ravana, the learned devotee of Lord Shiva

Not only members of 'Lankesh Bhakta Mandal' paid their obeisance to Ravana, they also decided they would ask people not to burn effigies of "such a learned devotee of Lord Shiva" year after year

A clan in Rajasthan mourns demon-king Ravana’s death

A clan in Rajasthan mourns demon-king Ravana’s death

Dave Godha clan claims to be the descendants of Ravana and remembers him as a "man of great culture and erudition".

At Kanpur's Dashanan Mandir, Ravana is worshiped for his scholarship

At Kanpur's Dashanan Mandir, Ravana is worshiped for his scholarship

Dashanan Mandir, which was built in 1868, opens only once a year - on the morning of Vijaya Dashami.

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.

Dussehra 2016: Indore celebrates 'Ravan Moksha Diwas'

Dussehra 2016: Indore celebrates 'Ravan Moksha Diwas'

Dashanan puja has been performed since 1970, which is completely in contrast to the popular traditions among Hindus.

Dussehra: Nawaz Sharif's effigy to be burnt alongside Ravana, Kumbhkaran and Meghnad in Amritsar

Dussehra: Nawaz Sharif's effigy to be burnt alongside Ravana, Kumbhkaran and Meghnad in Amritsar

In Punjab's Amritsar, Nawaz Sharif's effigy was spotted wrapped up in the Pakistan flag with the Pakistani premier's photo affixed on top.

Vijaya Dashami 2016: Dussehra WhatsApp messages and SMS for your friends and family

Vijaya Dashami 2016: Dussehra WhatsApp messages and SMS for your friends and family

Demons Ravana and Mahishasura who were known for treachery and destruction were annihilated by divine forces Rama and Durga respectively. 

Narendra Modi as Lord Rama, Nawaz Sharif as Ravana, Kejriwal as Meghanada - Posters surface in Varanasi

Narendra Modi as Lord Rama, Nawaz Sharif as Ravana, Kejriwal as Meghanada - Posters surface in Varanasi

Ever since Indian Army carried out surgical strikes along Line of Control and destroyed Lashkar-e-Toiba base camps, political slugfest has erupted in the country.

Greater Noida village all set for Ravana temple

Ravana, however, will not stand alone in the sanctum sanctorum -- the idols of Lord Rama, Sita and Laxman as well will keep him company.

Ravana, the demon king is worshipped in these Indian temples

Ravana, the demon king is worshipped in these Indian temples

Ravana was a staunch devotee Lord Shiva and he was a highly learned man.

Eleven lesser known facts about Ravana that will amaze you

Eleven lesser known facts about Ravana that will amaze you

Ravana was so obsessed he was with the idea winning Sita’s heart that he chose the path of self-destruction.

Demon king Ravana’s brother Vibhishana is immortal – Here’s why

Demon king Ravana’s brother Vibhishana is immortal – Here’s why

To walk the path of truth and righteousness, Vibhashana joined Rama’s army to fight against his own blood brother.

Diwali 2016: Five things parents much teach their children

Diwali 2016: Five things parents much teach their children

Diwali or Deepawali is one of the most important festivals of Hindus. Popular for its theme and tradition, the festival of lights infuses renewed enthusiasm and joy year after year. This time, Diwali falls on October 30.

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-In the presence of the President, the Ravana was burnt on Delhi's Parade ground.
-Uddhav Thackeray says he is upset with the Dadri incident more than the spilling of ink on his face.
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Where demon-king Ravana's effigy isn't burnt

Where demon-king Ravana's effigy isn't burnt

Locals believe that Ravana was devotee of Lord Shiva and burning his effigy will invite the wrath of Lord Shiva, the Hindu god of destruction.

DNA: Ten evil Ravanas still existing in our country

India celebrates Dussehra, a Hindu festival that marks the victory of good over evil. A central feature is the burning of giant effigies of demon king, Ravana, who as legend says, was defeated by Hindu god Rama on this day.

Exclusive: A visit to Ram Setu and Ketheeswaram temple in Sri Lanka

A visit to Ram Setu and Ketheeswaram temple in Sri Lanka.