During the 1920 and 1930s, the emergence of community puja transformed Durga puja from a rich men's puja to a people's festival, as freedom fighters made good use of the change.
Vivekananda to Gandhi, Tagore to Mookerjee, our thinkers enriched education. JNU or TISS, it’s time Indian universities listened.
As China celebrates the Communist Party’s 100th anniversary, we look back at the party’s founder, who introduced Indian literary icon Rabindranath Tagore to Chinese readers
Modi asks Visva Bharati students to prepare a 25-point vision document for the next 25 years
The university founded by Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore has seen a significant drop in its position in NIRF rankings since 2016.
During the nation-wide lockdown, Amazon Prime, Netflix, DisneyHotstar came up with such an amazing content that you can't just afford to miss!
Azhar Khan pays homage to Rituparno Ghosh on the icon's 7th death anniversary
The Israeli Embassy in India tweeted a photo of a signboard where the street was named Rehov Tagore; 'rehov' means street.
Tagging his comment with a cartoon on Twitter, which showed Nobel laureates from West Bengal - Rabindranath Tagore and Amartya Sen asking latest entrant Banerjee to join the club and to keep his award safe as well as thoughts to himself, Yechury said the government was against the spirit of inquiry.
Ramkinkar Baij started making the statue with concrete in 1968 for the Assam government, but left the work to be completed by his assistants.
In a novel about Tagore and his female relatives and companions, the poet emerges as a fallible man
After the win in Karnataka, Congress leaders in Bengal are optimistic that there would be a similar resurgence of the party in the state.
Yes, Girish Karnad is certainly entitled to his views about Rabindranath Tagore being a second-rate playwright. He is certainly not alone, nor this the first time he has said something like this...
No, Mamata Banerjee did not react as expected to Karnad’s remarks that Tagore may have been a good poet but was not such a great playwright...
When we speak of inequality and democracy, B.R. Ambedkar's name is almost automatically invoked, but the iconic poet and creative genius (whose 150th birth anniversary falls today), is rarely thought of...
If you were asked to choose between former LTTE leader Velupillai Prabhakaran and Al-Qaeda’s erstwhile boss Osama Bin Laden, who would you pick as the bigger terrorist?
Tagore’s vision of India and China was founded on the realization that the true depths of the relationship between the two countries are embedded in the cultural interaction of yore between the two countries
Lok Sabha MP Saugata Roy, Mahua Moitra, former Union Minister Babul Supriyo, National GTC Vice President Luizinho Faleiro and other activists of Goa Trinamool Congress release a chargesheet against the alleged misrule...PTI Photo
LJP (Ram Vilas) leader Chirag Paswan during a road show for the upcoming by-election in Kusheshwar Asthan assembly constituency, in Darbhanga district.PTI Photo
A potter prepares clay earthen lamps for sale ahead of the Diwali festival, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
All Assam Students Union (AASU) General Secretary Sankar Jyoti Baruah along with party activists protest against the construction of the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) dam, at DhemajiPTI Photo
Pedestrians during heavy rain in Kolkata.PTI Photo
SRK’s persona evokes the kind of Indianness that denies categorisation into singular, exclusive identities. And thrives on making others feel welcome.
Shah Rukh Khan is the soothing balm for millions of Indian women living an oppressive life in an insensitive, patriarchal society.
How the larger-than-life Hindi film hero of yesteryears gave way to the relatable charm of Shah Rukh and the other Khans.
Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates