Rabindranath Tagore
Opinion  /  Published 19.07.20

Death sentence: human exploitation beyond limits

Sir — The culling of minks on a farm where they are raised for their fur might not come as a surprise to many. But close to 1,00,000 of these creatures are being slaughtered because they contrac...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 18.07.20

A common thread

Arguably the two greatest modern Bengalis were Swami Vivekananda and Rabindranath Tagore. Both have had a colossal and still enduring influence on their state, their country, and the world. Tagore and...
By Ramachandra Guha in

Arts  /  Published 11.07.20

Tagore's melodies recast for difficult times

The quartet of Swapna Ghoshal, Goutam Mitra, Suranjan Roy and Sanghamitra Gupta — perhaps one of the most impressive line-ups beyond the usual bigwigs — recently came together on an over-t...
By Samarjit Guha in

Arts  /  Published 11.07.20

Unexplored layers in Tagore's art

For a man who’s left a huge body of work behind — which, in turn, generated a massive amount of print — Rabindranath Tagore remains elusively complex. Most educated speakers of the l...
By Rita Datta in

Calcutta  /  Published 03.07.20

Audio theatre fest takes online route

An online audio drama festival is underway, organised by a Karunamoyee-based cultural organisation. Natun Dishari Art & Culture has brought together 33 artistes or theatre groups for the festival ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta


Arts  /  Published 08.05.20

The Anthem: What we have failed to learn

By in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 16.02.20

The powerful effect of ideas

When I interviewed the celebrated Indian modernist artist, Ram Kumar, I was touched by his candour when he admitted, almost apologetically, that museums in the West did not readily acquire works by In...
By Soumitra Das in

India  /  Published 16.10.19

The Nobel meme

Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee cooks. So does Mahafuj Ali.The economist and the landscape artist share a Nobel bond, too. When Banerjee won the Economics Nobel on Monday, a meme that drew much attention on ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.10.18

Santiniketan home heist at knifepoint

By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan(WestBengal)

Opinion  /  Published 22.05.19

A Tagore brother that time forgot

The poet’s fortnight, or kabi paksha, marking Rabindranath Tagore’s birthday on May 7 in 1861, is still celebrated with an outpouring of song, dance, recitation and plays. Perhaps not all the sing...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty in


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