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VARIETY

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Dussehra, Greater Noida, Bisrakh, Ravana

On Ram Navami, news from Bisrakh, birthplace of Ravana where he is worshipped, and Dussehra isn't observed

Bishrakh village is named after Ravana's father, Vishwashrawa. The village also has a Ravana temple. And a Ravana DJ, shops, even a health care centre.

POLITICS

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Ramayana, Ravana, Nathuram Godse, RSS

Hindu Mahasabha is scripting Mahatma Gandhi as a modern-day Ravana. Is Nathuram Godse the new Ram?

Hindu Mahasabha leaders recently 'shot' an effigy of Mahatma Gandhi and celebrated his 'death'. None of their senior leaders rejected such behaviour. It is with exactly such propaganda that they wish to change the moral fabric of India.

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Diwali, Ayodhya, Ravana, Ram

For one region in Uttarakhand, Diwali is still a month away

Since the mountainous region of Jaunsar-Bawar is far away, it is believed the news of Lord Ram's conquest over Ravana reached late.

VARIETY

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Surgical strikes, Uri Attacks, Pakistan, Dussehra

Dussehra in the time of surgical strikes: Ravan plays Pakistan

War-mongering has hit a new pitch this festive season.