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Chittor: A Bastion of Rajput Glory and Splendour

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Spread the love           Ruchira takes us on a journey to the famous Chittor Fort. Here mythological and historical tales mix and mingle. A Different Truths exclusive.   During my schooldays and growing up years I had read about Chittorgarh in history text books besides Abanindra Nath Tagore’s Rajkahini– a compilation of  heroic tales  from Rajputana (now  Rajasthan). […]


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Tales from Srimad Bhagavatam: Family Time – LXXXV

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Spread the love           Nilanjana recounts a tale from the Bhagavatam. Devaki and Vasudeva began telling them of the many relatives that they have had. Balarama and Krishna were eagerly listening to those stories. Of all that they heard the tale of Kunti, and her sons interested them the most. An exclusive for Different Truths.   Parikshit […]


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The Magic Mantra

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Spread the love           Jernail unveils the mystery of existence through the magic mantra. This poem has been translated into Albanian language too. A Different Truths exclusive.   I don’t know This is the magic mantra which set voyagers on discovery of the lands across seas which led the Europeans to colonise the world. If you wish […]


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Two Women Characters of Dickens: Cold, Bitter, Narcissistic Mother Images – VI

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Spread the love15          15SharesMiss Havisham has much in common with Mrs. Joe, including a cold heart, blinding self-preoccupation, and a need for omnipotent control. They represent similar images of a narcissistic mother, brooding, hypochondriacal, and inattentive to the child’s needs. Both women are furious with men, whom they regard as weak, ineffective, and, in Miss Havisham’s […]


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A Wrinkled Smile

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Spread the love           A short story based on real life that explores various layers of relationships, by Anumita, our Managing Editor, exclusively for Different Truths. Kathy watched the bony fingers holding her arm and smiled at the twinkling eyes looking at her. Those eyes were surrounded with wrinkles yet a vibrancy emitted from this person. She […]


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Oh, this Beer …

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Spread the love2          2SharesSarala tells us about the plight of an alcoholic, who lost everything to his beer, in the verse, for Different Truths. I curse myself every day  Why I started drinking beer  From teenage years  Every time making me run to the loo  To empty my bladder  Again, I reach out to the next […]


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Urban Ayyappas File Commonsense Petition: Jallikattu-Type Movement Gains Momentum

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Spread the love           A Jallikattu-like movement has started and fiery debates on television have spurred people to spontaneously come out on to the streets. Led by women devotees of Ayyappa, the protests seek to impress that the #ReadyToWait outnumber #RightToPray by miles! NADA in its petition claims the top court’s verdict “shocked millions of devotees” and […]


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Black Women Celebrate Africanness: Identity, Rights, Culture and Gender Assertion

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Spread the love           The cultural values of the ancient Africanness handed over to their children by Black mothers, even when values disappeared in history and ideas turned moribund through generations of slavery and oppression, with minimum identity of diasporic narration. Fragmented families, rootlessness, broken tie of families, victimised by slave trade and later slavery are the […]


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Snapshots from South: A Redux

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Spread the love           Ruchira tells us about two getaways, both quaint, in Kerala. These are Poovar and Padmanabhapuram Palace, in the weekly column. A Different Truths exclusive. While writing my memoirs about certain places of tourist interest down south, I had inadvertently missed out on two unique places. Later, however, to quote Wordsworth, they “flashed upon […]


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Three Best All-Time Quotes to Help Letting Go

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Spread the love           Sometimes, letting go could be the perfect solution to the grievances as it brings less harm than holding on to something that is just ruining your peace of mind or draining away your energy that can be put to best use for fruitful results. Ritambhara shares three best motivational quotes, in the weekly […]


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