Rabindranath Tagore
Heritage  /  Published 30.08.20

Dreams die first

By Moumita Chaudhuri, Upala Sen in

West Bengal  /  Published 29.08.20

Varsity ‘sorry’ on Tagore, soft on mela

Visva-Bharati on Friday said it was “sorry” and “wounded at heart” if anyone was hurt by vice-chancellor Bidyut Chakrabarty’s comment that Rabindranath Tagore was an &ldq...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 23.08.20

Tagore too was an outsider: VC

Visva-Bharati vice-chancellor Bidyut Chakrabarty on Saturday said Rabindranath Tagore “was an outsider himself” to Santiniketan, seeking to defend “outsiders” who have been bla...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

Arts  /  Published 22.08.20

Sung with verve and passion: Tribute to tagore

There are some bonuses to musical performances being streamed and made available on online platforms. For example, the tribute — smaran — on baishe srabon paid by Kanikadhara and streamed ...
By Samarjit Guha in

Opinion  /  Published 20.08.20

Wall of contention: Visva-Bharati & Bengal’s decline

Many heritage universities across the world are accustomed to tensions between town and gown. Santiniketan, the home of Visva-Bharati, the centre of tranquillity and learning founded by Rabindranath T...
By Swapan Dasgupta in


Opinion  /  Published 17.08.20

An unusual gift: Life and works of Mira Chaudhuri

I came across this book by chance in my friend’s collection. It is an unusual book: part photography book, part memoir, part private, part published, bound in purple cloth with an exquisite flor...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in

Arts  /  Published 15.08.20

Possible hope: Tagore's proscenium classic online

Incapacitated, while we wait for an exit from this disease of isolation, we wonder whether the king’s letter ever reaches Amol! The presentation by Whole 9 Yards and Alliance Française du...
By Debaroti Chakraborty in

West Bengal  /  Published 09.08.20

Traders use Tagore as eviction shield

Rabindranath Tagore could not have imagined that people someday could hope that his bust would protect them from possible eviction by Visva-Bharati authorities. Traders and artisans of Kabiguru Handi...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

Opinion  /  Published 09.08.20

Enduring echoes: the universal truth of Art

By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 06.08.20

Tagore: poem that resonates

The clairvoyance of a 120-year-old Bengali poem by Rabindranath Tagore stunned many on a day Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of the Ram temple in Ayodhya. In the poem, Deeno Da...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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