Three years into Prime Minister Narendra Modi's term, the two agendas that were woven together in his 2014 campaign — economic development and Hindu cultural revival — are becoming more difficult to reconcile, particularly in Uttar Pradesh, which was .
“All we did was eat and in between, we shot a film,” laughs Raja Krishna Menon, over the telephone. The director who is still soaring high with the success of the Akshay Kumar starrer Airlift, is all set to serve up Chef, a movie that has Saif Ali Khan.
India is one of the most life-changing places on Earth. These tips will help you navigate your way around ... like a local and call ahead to confirm the attraction’s hours. With Hindu, Islamic, Buddhist, Sikh, and Jain communities, religious holidays.
Impossibly ornate, they are home not only to representations of Buddha but religious icons familiar from India such as Shiva, the destroyer, and elephant-headed Ganesh thanks to the merger of the Thai Theravada Buddhism and Hindu cultures in the 10th .
Ubud, Bali's cultural heart, made famous by Hollywood movie Eat, Pray, Love is the perfect base to trek up Bali's second highest sacred mountain and active volcano, Mount Batur. At a height of 1700 m, Mount Batur has an explosive history, the ... We.
The Festival of Lights falls on the 15th day of Kartika, which is the holiest month in the Hindu ... Little India is the epicentre of the celebrations, of course. Here’s how to get into the spirit of Deepavali and rediscover vibrant Indian culture.
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That constant physical threat makes independent travel difficult for most Indian women. For that reason, and because of traditional cultural pressure on young women to marry young and stay home, most families forbid their daughters from traveling very.
LUCKNOW, India — A Hindu warrior-priest has been chosen to rule India 's most populous state, and the cable news channels cannot get enough of him. Yogi, as everyone calls him, is so ascetic and incorruptible that he doesn't use air-conditioners, they say.
Since you've just missed the Ziro Festival in September which has some of the best performances in the country, try the Basar Confluence, a two-day festival held on November 4 and 5, that celebrates the unique art, culture and music of the tribes of.