Rabindranath Tagore
West Bengal  /  Published 10.03.19

Visva-Bharati to preserve Tagore trees

Visva-Bharati has decided to preserve five trees which were planted by Rabindranath Tagore in 1925, on his birthday, in the Uttarayan complex on the varsity campus here.The varsity officials said that...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 30.01.20

Civic reins on tribal hamlets at university

Three tribal hamlets that were set up on Visva-Bharati’s land during the days of Rabindranath Tagore will become a part of Bolpur municipality once the Bengal government gives its nod to the move.Th...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

Arts  /  Published 24.01.20

Production of Tagore's dance drama 'Mayar Khela'

By staging the complete version of Mayar Khela, spanning a good three and a half hours, the Mumbai-based Mohor has achieved something extraordinary. Dubbed as ‘A Musical Extravaganza: Unabridged’,...
By Anshuman Bhowmick in

Calcutta  /  Published 28.05.20

Tagore tributes online

New Town Residents’ Welfare ForumThe programme started late because of some technical problems but the enthusiasm of the performers made up for the lost time. About 30 residents, mostly from New Tow...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 29.01.19

The joy of texts: Tales of a book club

A couple of years ago a few of us started a book club, which meets twice every month. Unlike many (most?) book clubs, we decided not to have everyone read the same book and then discuss it (shades of ...
By Samantak Das in


West Bengal  /  Published 22.01.19

Gandhi and the land that cradled his last breath

Bengal gave him his two most important epithets — Mahatma (by Rabindranath Tagore) and Father of the Nation (by Subhas Chandra Bose). But Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi — all through his life and beyo...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.07.19

Venkaiah Naidu to inaugurate renovated Shyamali

Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu will inaugurate the renovated Shyamali, Rabindranath Tagore’s mud house, on August 16. The renovation of Shyamali, which was built in 1935 and is one of Tagore’s five...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

Arts  /  Published 04.04.20

Instant, intimate connection

Two recent events in the city stood out for their intimacy and instant connect with the audience. The first one, Durbar-E-Padabali, at the Birla Academy brought out the essence of padabali or baithaki...
By Samarjit Guha in

Arts  /  Published 12.06.20

An eclectic feast: More than hundred maestros online

Over 46 days from April 15, Birla Academy treated those in isolation during the lockdown to a serialized art feast comprising works by around 108 artists, almost all of them taken from its own collect...
By Rita Datta in

West Bengal  /  Published 08.05.20

Rabindranath Tagore sketch

Rakesh Kumar, a hearing-impaired youth, shows a drawing of Rabindranath Tagore on the bard’s 159th birth anniversary on Friday. The 24-year-old has been a boarder at Bodhana, a home for special chil...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta


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