Rabindranath Tagore
Opinion  /  Published 05.07.19

Does AI in casinos violate gamblers' right to privacy?

Fair falls foulSir — Swapan Dasgupta, a Rajya Sabha member, has requested the Centre to take over the Pous Mela, citing Visva-Bharati’s inability to organize the event as per the stipulations laid...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 21.06.19

‘New India’ message to Bengal and Kerala

President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said the mandate the Narendra Modi government had got was “for continuing uninterrupted” the journey of development started in 2014 as he outlined the vision ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 07.06.19

Claiming Tagore for communal politics

A friend recently forwarded to me an email message that purported to show through various quotations from his writings how critical Rabindranath Tagore was of the religion of Islam. My friend was inte...
By Dipesh Chakrabarty in

West Bengal  /  Published 23.12.18

Pous Mela boasts three exhibitions

The 124th Pous Mela started in Santiniketan on Sunday with a special prayer at Chhatimtala on Visva-Bharati campus. This Pous Mela, Visva-Bharati is organising three exhibitions to celebrate the cente...
By Our Special Correspondent in Santiniketan

Opinion  /  Published 24.10.19

This Diwali, be kind to dogs

Sir — On the second day of Diwali, some parts of India and Nepal celebrate Kukur Tihar, a festival where the bond between dog and man is celebrated. Dogs are worshipped and offered good food. While ...
By The Telegraph in


West Bengal  /  Published 21.03.19

Crowd surge & chaos at Visva fest

Crowds “beyond imagination” and “choking” traffic turned Basanta Utsav chaotic on Thursday, dashing Visva-Bharati’s hopes of coming out with flying colours in its Holi celebrations that have...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

Opinion  /  Published 21.03.20

When grace is lost from life

When the heart is hard and parched up, come upon me with a shower of mercy. When grace is lost from life, come with a burst of song. We do not know when Mohandas K. Gandhi first heard Rabindranath Tag...
By Gopalkrishna Gandhi in

Opinion  /  Published 01.06.19

Mamata’s greatest success may also have been her greatest failure

Mamata Banerjee’s refusal to attend the new Central government’s swearing-in was understandable. What she earlier called a “constitutional courtesy” lost that neutral label when it became clea...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray in

Opinion  /  Published 30.05.19

Lessons from and for the republic

As expected, the Bharatiya Janata Party has returned to power with an enhanced mandate, winning 303 seats. The Congress fared poorly; again, as expected. Rahul Gandhi, the Congress president, did all ...
By Valson Thampu in

Style  /  Published 12.03.20

Rough-cut, raw and glittering

If Mini had a chance to look into the Kabuliwala’s jhola, would she find at the bottom some rustic, tribal jewellery, something that he had also brought for her from home? We don't know what was tre...
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