Rabindranath Tagore
Opinion  /  Published 01.03.21

Kala Bhavana completed 100 years in 2019

In a letter to the artist, Asit Kumar Haldar, Abanindranath Tagore asked him not to be a gurumoshai and frighten students when teaching in “Bolpur”: “Remember, to teach bir...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty in

People  /  Published 21.02.21

Rewriting colonial past through culture

What impact has Black Lives Matter had on you as person, a poet and as someone who has an incredibly inspirational mixed race/nationalities family across generations? A huge impact. I have many frien...
By Debanjan Chakrabarti in

Calcutta  /  Published 20.02.21

Compensation order to hospitals

The state clinical establishment regulatory commission on Friday asked BM Birla Heart Research Centre and Rabindranath Tagore International Institute of Cardiac Sciences (RTIICS) to pay Rs 2 lakh each...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.02.21

PM ties education policy to Tagore

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday tried to draw a parallel between Rabindranath Tagore’s vision of education and his government’s controversial New Education Policy saying both sought...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

Opinion  /  Published 15.02.21

Great minds: Gandhi and Tagore

Sir — The article, “Dream collaborators” (Feb 8), by A. Raghuramaraju makes for enlightening reading. Perhaps the only Indian leader who understood M.K. Gandhi’s doctrines and ...
By The Telegraph in


Culture  /  Published 14.02.21

Learning’s Labyrinth

By Upala Sen and Subhendu Chaki in

Opinion  /  Published 08.02.21

Dream collaborators: Gandhi and Tagore

The Indian National Movement had some unique aspects, which were driven by its leaders. One way of understanding the movement is through individualism — examining its leaders as individuals. How...
By A. Raghuramaraju in

Culture  /  Published 07.02.21

‘Liberation (war) didn’t mean we lived happily'

1963: Rana is born to Abdul Wahed Chowdhury and Anoara Begum in Bangladesh’s Rangpur 1978: Completes high school from Rangpur Government Girls’ High School 1984: Does her master’s ...
By Moumita Chaudhuri in

West Bengal  /  Published 31.01.21

Tagore focus in Bolpur station revamp

Eastern Railway has decided to engage Visva-Bharati’s school of fine arts Kala Bhavana to give Bolpur railway station a makeover on the theme of the art and culture of Santiniketan and Rabindran...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Heritage  /  Published 24.01.21

When the books left the building

At 8 o’clock on a pre-Covid Sunday morning, I walked into the National Library in Alipore in Calcutta. The reading room of the 180-year-old building was open to members although it was a holiday...
By Moumita Chaudhuri in


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