Rabindranath Tagore
West Bengal  /  Published 22.01.22

VC draws flak for lecture by MP

Visva-Bharati on Friday evening organised a lecture by Rajya Sabha member Vinay Sahasrabuddhe and invited fresh criticism from teachers and students, who charged vice-chancellor Bidyut Chakrabarty wit...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

News  /  Published 18.01.22

Build a future with hope for India-Japan relations

The year 2022 marks the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the diplomatic relations between Japan and India. Japan and India signed a peace treaty and established diplomatic relations in April,...
By Yutaka Nakamura

Opinion  /  Published 17.01.22

Inner vision

A little over one hundred years ago, on December 23, 1921, in the early hours of the morning, the Visva-Bharati Parishad Sabha was officially established by Rabindranath Tagore in the vicinity of Amra...
By Farzana Quader

Arts  /  Published 24.12.21

Grand return

The experience of watching Kolkata Playmakers’ latest venture Chitrakar (a dramatization of Tirthankar Chanda’s stage adaption of Tagore’s short story by the same title) is...
By Dipankar Sen

West Bengal  /  Published 17.12.21

St Xavier’s V-C lecture at Visva-Bharati

Reverend Father J Felix Raj, the vice-chancellor of St Xavier’s University, Calcutta, on Thursday delivered the first Christmas lecture 2021 at Santiniketan’s Parasmani, a centre for resea...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan


Lifestyle  /  Published 14.12.21

The quintessential Bengali childhood experiences to cherish

This ridiculous looking headgear draws incessant complaints, whining and even crying. But despite all that, you will find children being bundled off to school in sweaters and monkey caps during those ...
By Upasya Bhowal

Opinion  /  Published 09.12.21

A riddle called the nation

Indians are generally obedient and nationalistic. This is why they oblige the powers that be when the latter ask anything in the name of the nation. Yet, there can be no lexical or academic definition...
By Rakhahari Chatterji

India  /  Published 08.12.21

2021-22 Tagore Literary Prize merged

The Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize will be awarded for the year 2021 and 2022 together, organiser and publisher Peter Bundalo said. The annual award, won by Journalist-author Raj Kamal Jha in 202...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 03.12.21

Chhau artistes wow audience

A group of Chhau dancers on Wednesday night staged Balmiki Pratibha, the dance drama by Rabindranath Tagore, through the traditional folk art at Barabazar Rajbari complex in Purulia. Giasuddin Ansari...
By Our Correspondent in Purulia

People  /  Published 27.11.21

Latin America, through the pen of a poet and diplomat

We often speak about the mellifluous quality of Bengali, especially in poetry. Is there any Latin American language that is similar? It is Portuguese. The cadences and the musical rhythm of Portugues...
By Priyam Marik


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