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A Still From 'Thinking Of Him'

Thinking Of Him: Film On Rabindranath Tagore's Relationship With Victoria Ocampo To Release On May 6

There have been numerous aspects of Nobel Laurette Rabindranath Tagore’s life discussed in literature and cinema. Finally, here is a movie about his lesser-known relationship with Argentine author Victoria Ocampo.

05 May 2022

How A Tagore Fan Became Founder Of Chinese Communist Party

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


Is Tagore Connection Enough For Visva Bharati To Shine?

The university founded by Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore has seen a significant drop in its position in NIRF rankings since 2016.


Nostalgia: From Lord Clive To Swadeshi Thakur, How Bengal’s Durga Puja Transformed

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.

13 October 2021

Invoking Tagore, PM Asks Visva Bharati Students To Help Farmers, Artisans Find Global Markets

Modi asks Visva Bharati students to prepare a 25-point vision document for the next 25 years


5 Web Series To Binge Watch This Weekend On OTT Platforms

During the nation-wide lockdown, Amazon Prime, Netflix, DisneyHotstar came up with such an amazing content that you can't just afford to miss!

18 September 2020

What JNU Can Learn From Syama Prasad Mookerjee

Vivekananda to Gandhi, Tagore to Mookerjee, our thinkers enriched education. JNU or TISS, it’s time Indian universities listened.

06 July 2021

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Actor Azhar Khan Remembers Rituparno Ghosh On His Death Anniversary

Azhar Khan pays homage to Rituparno Ghosh on the icon's 7th death anniversary

06 June 2020

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10 May 2020
Israel Names Street After Rabindranath Tagore On The Poet's 159th Birthday, Tweets Photo

Israel Names Street After Rabindranath Tagore On The Poet's 159th Birthday, Tweets Photo

The Israeli Embassy in India tweeted a photo of a signboard where the street was named Rehov Tagore; 'rehov' means street.


15 October 2019
Govt Against 'Thinkers', Fosters Atmosphere To Destroy Critical Thinking: Sitaram Yechury

Govt Against 'Thinkers', Fosters Atmosphere To Destroy Critical Thinking: Sitaram Yechury

Tagging his comment with a cartoon on Twitter, which showed Nobel laureates from West Bengal - Rabindranath Tagore and Amartya Sen asking latest entrant...



09 August 2017
Assam To Dismantle Mahatma Gandhi's 'Distorted' Statue In Guwahati, Faces Criticism

Assam To Dismantle Mahatma Gandhi's 'Distorted' Statue In Guwahati, Faces Criticism

Ramkinkar Baij started making the statue with concrete in 1968 for the Assam government, but left the work to be completed by his assistants.


23 November 2016
Life's Wisdom As A Fine Art

Life's Wisdom As A Fine Art

In a novel about Tagore and his female relatives and companions, the poet emerges as a fallible man


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04 February 2022
Calcutta Corner

Calcutta Corner

After the win in Karnataka, Congress leaders in Bengal are optimistic that there would be a similar resurgence of the party in the state.


03 February 2022
Calcutta Corner

Calcutta Corner

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...


03 February 2022
The Sport Of Berating Tagore

The Sport Of Berating Tagore

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...


03 February 2022
A Breaker Of Barriers

A Breaker Of Barriers

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...


03 February 2022
Two Visionaries

Two Visionaries

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...


03 February 2022
Tagore Treasures

Tagore Treasures

And now pressure mounts on the government to bring back 12 paintings by Rabindranath Tagore, set to be auctioned by Sotheby's at London on June 15, 2010


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03 February 2022
U-Turns To Thakurbari

U-Turns To Thakurbari

I wasn't in possession of a city guide; I didn't want to Google; I was reluctant to be a tourist... I got into a taxi in Ballygunge and simply told the driver...


03 February 2022
'Triumphant Eclecticism'

'Triumphant Eclecticism'

The idea of an unbroken Indian tradition is probably an Orientalist invention. The 'Orient' itself comes into being in the early period of colonialism, and...


03 February 2022
The Poet And The Prize

The Poet And The Prize

If it took petty pilferers to awaken us to what Tagore's Nobel Prize medallion means to us and our national identity, it is as good a time as any to explore...


03 February 2022
Rabindranath and Cricket

Rabindranath and Cricket

Are we dreaming? No, just paying a tribute to the poet on his 139th birth anniversary.


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