Ram Mandir

Lord Ram in India’s inspiration: Vedanta’s Chairman in Ayodhya

NEW DELHI: It was worth watching that even the big who’s who of the country were in tears with an emotional heart bowing down to the supreme power in Ayodhya on the consecration ceremony of Ram temple on January 22. Similar was the case with the Founder and Chairman of Vedanta Company Amit Agarwal who proclaimed […]

Union cabinet commends PM Modi for historic Ram temple consecration

The grand opening on January 22 marked a momentous occasion, drawing devotees from around the world eager to witness the consecration of Lord Ram's idol in Ayodhya.

DYFI to screen ‘Ram Ke Naam’ amid accusations of BJP’s religious-political mix

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The political aftermath and left party opposition in India, particularly from Kerala, following the Ayodhya consecration ceremony, show no signs of abating. The District Youth Federation of India (DYFI) has announced its intention to screen the controversial documentary ‘Ram Ke Naam’ in film institutes and public spaces in the coming days, alleging that the […]

Now Hindus can call Ayodhya Ram’s home: Hero Enterprise Chairman

NEW DELHI: The city of Ayodhya lit up on the occasion of Ram temple’s consecration ceremony, performed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with various esteemed dignitaries and invitees from all sections of society. Chairman of Hero Enterprise Sunil Kant Munjal also marked his presence in front of Lord Ram and sought his blessings. The New […]

Brought back childhood memories of when mom would recite Ramayana: Subhash Ghai in Ayodhya

NEW DELHI: India’s ‘showman’ director Subhash Ghai was officially invited to the consecration ceremony of Ram temple in Ayodhya on January 22, that witnessed a congregation of esteemed dignitaries from various strata of society. “Ramanayana shaped my films,” says Subhash Ghai to Rohan Dua. “In the consecration ceremony, I reminisced about my mother reciting Ramayana […]

I played Ram in films, but real life Ram is my ‘hero’: Jackie Shroff walks bare feet in Ayodhya

NEW DELHI: The consecration ceremony of Ram temple witnessed a huge gathering of people including saints, politicians, industrialists, celebrities and several others from all spheres of life on January 22. Actor Jackie Shroff was one such invitee, who played ‘Ram’ in several of his movies. The New Indian’s Executive Editor Rohan Dua reports live from […]

Watch: Kangana Ranaut jumps in excitement at Ram temple consecration ceremony

Amid the gathering of stars for the inauguration of the Ram Mandir, Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut shared her reflections on the historic event.

Devotees flock to Ayodhya’s Ram Mandir as grand temple opens doors

NEW DELHI: Ayodhya witnessed an overwhelming surge of devotees on Tuesday morning as the majestic Ram Mandir opened its doors for worshippers following the ‘Pran Pratishtha’ ceremony of Lord Ram. Devotees from near and far began gathering as early as 3 am to catch a glimpse of the new Ram Lalla idol on the inaugural […]

Gaurav, garv, swabhiman hai, Ram samane virajman hai: Ramdev in Ayodhya

NEW DELHI: On the grand event of Ram temple’s consecration ceremony, many dignitaries including lyricist and screenwriter Prasoon Joshi, Yoga guru and businessman Ramdev Baba, Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Brijesh Pathak, Indian Olympic Association’s (IOA) President PT Usha, singer Malini Awasthi and several others graced the event. The New Indian’s Executive Editor Rohan Dua, […]

Deep dive into 4 idols at Ram temple, including original Ram Lalla

NEW DELHI: The pran-pratistha (consecration) ceremony for the 51-inch idol of Ram Lalla sculpted by Arun Yogiraj in Ayodhya’s Ram Temple, is currently ongoing. Following this ceremony, the temple will house four Ram Lalla idols: the original one, the newly placed idol in the sanctum sanctorum, and two additional ones that were not chosen for […]