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Mahabali (IAST: Mahābalī, Devanagari: महाबली, Malayalam: മാവേലി...

wikipedia - 16 Oct 2017
Mahabali (IAST: Mahābalī, Devanagari: महाबली, Malayalam: മാവേലി, മഹാബലി, Telugu:మహా బలి (బలి చక్రవర్తి )), also known as Mahabali or Māveli, was a benevolent Asura King in ancient Hindu mythology. Mahabali was the great great grandson of sage Kashyapa, great grandson of Hiranyakshipu, the grand son of Prahlada and son of Virochana. After failing to fulfill his promise to provide 3 steps land for Vamana, Vamana sends Mahabali to live in netherworld for some period Pleased by Mahabali's d

Helmets for whose sake?

Deccan Chronicle - 17 Dec 2017
It's a rule more held in breach than in observance. DC takes a look at the issues and other statistics. 'Mahabali' takes part in the traffic awareness campaign of the traffic cops in Kochi telling a woman two-wheeler driver who was riding the scooter ...

Mahabali reimagined, sans pot belly

The Hindu - 05 Sep 2017
A jolly good fellow with a cycle-bar moustache and an unmistakable pot belly. This was how the good king Mahabali — at the root of the Onam legend — has always been portrayed. There are those who hold that this image of the legendary king is in tune ...

Mahabali debuts at shadow puppetry on Thiruvonam Day

The Hindu - 03 Sep 2017
It was Rajeev, winner of a fellowship from Sangeet Natak Akademi, who did the adaptation under the supervision of his father. Thirty-five leather-based puppets would be used for the show in which the shadows recreate art forms like Kaikottikkali ...

Onam, Mahabali and the Narrow Imaginations of the Right

The Wire - 04 Sep 2017
The Hindu Right's engagements with Onam and associated images like Mahabali continue to generate heated public debates in Kerala. The latest example was a legal suit filed by the Hindu Aikyavedi (Hindu United Front) against the setting up of a Mahabali ...

Mahabali in the time of Baahubali

Frontline - 13 Sep 2017
His name, Mahabali, signified the ultimate sacrifice, but he was hereinafter—so went the unsigned contract—to be called the demon king, and the stigma stuck in perpetuity. Be that as it may, the demon king was good governance personified, and so no ...

King Mahabali checks out the D* & GST effect

afaqs - 06 Sep 2017
Come Onam and the legendary arrival of King Mahabali, marketers are looking to sound the bellwether from the southern tip of India. The signal, we hope, is always northward bound. In Thrissur, a bustling town considered to be the cultural capital of ...

West Coast Soccer

Livermore Independent - 30 Nov 2017
West Coast Kaos U15 girls showed strong at their first Surf Cup tournament in Southern California. Kaos tied the West Side Breakers and Murrieta Surf and beat out the Elk Grove Blackhawks 2-1. Pictured are (top row) Kelsey Brumm, Peyton Wooten, Alondra ...

GEC Watch: Zee TV leads in U+R; Colors continue its lead in urban

Best Media Info - 23 Nov 2017
10 garnering 152.455 million (last week 164.551 million) Impressions. Top programmes in Rural markets. Sony Pal's Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah and Baalveer stood at the top of the flock with 7.202 million (last week 6.283 million) and 7.057 million ...

Democracy is more important than election

Rising Kashmir Daily English Newspaper (press release) - 07 Dec 2017
If the strongest people and the strongest party get scared, then it is a curious case needing immediate attention. The question is what the 'Mahabali' is afraid of? What his party is scared about? And why such questions are being raised in the election ...

The problem solver

The Indian Express - 30 Nov 2017
Mahabali was the mythical king of the Malayali imagination who ensured that none of his subjects went hungry. All through his political life, E. Chandrasekharan Nair, who joined the CPI in 1952 and first became a legislator in the Kerala assembly in ...

Melnaattu... will have a release in France

Deccan Chronicle - 24 Nov 2017
Still from Melnaattu Marumagan. Actor Rajkamal's silver screen venture Melnaattu Marumagan, which is lying in the cans for long due to various reasons, is finally seeing the light of the day. The film, directed by Shahjahan, has French model Andrean ...

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