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Ramadan is a time for introspection and fasting and takes place every year.(Unsplash)

Ramadan 2020: History, significance and when does Ramadan begin

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2020 08:28 AM IST
During the period of Ramadan, millions of Muslims fast for a month every year. It is one of the most important festivals of the Islamic calendar.
(HT Illustration: Gajanan Nirphale)
(HT Illustration: Gajanan Nirphale)

Shashi Tharoor’s Word of the Week: Lunacy

By Shashi Tharoor | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON JUL 12, 2019 07:47 PM IST
A remnant from a time when Man believed that the moon caused intermittent periods of insanity.
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