Rabindranath Tagore
Arts  /  Published 08.02.20

Transcending boundaries

“Give me the flute and sing/ Forget illness and its cure/ People are nothing but lines/ Which are scribbled on the water.”These lines, by Kahlil Gibran, resonated within St Paul’s Cathedral as C...
By Debdatta Mitra in

North East  /  Published 06.02.20

Police stops rally for CAA

A pro-Citizenship Amendment Act rally taken out by the the Rabindranath Tagore University Students’ Union here on Thursday was stopped by police for not having permission.The rally was to start from...
By Nikhil Kumar Mundra in Hojai

West Bengal  /  Published 24.01.19

Tagore family to open school

A third school is being built by members of the Tagore family in Santiniketan, about 2km from the Visva-Bharati campus.This is the first time after Rabindranath Tagore’s death that a school is being...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

Books  /  Published 18.01.19

Tagore's letters to French writer Romain Rolland

This relationship, which remained intense for much of two decades, had a deeper meaning. It mirrored the frustrating efforts to plant the seeds of peace on a philosophical and religious level which th...
By Martin Kämpchen in

Entertainment  /  Published 13.11.19

Aparna Sen on Ghawre Bairey Aaj

In 2018, her birthday (October 25) was a working day for Aparna Sen, who was busy shooting her film Ghawre Bairey Aaj, a modern adaptation of Rabindranath Tagore’s iconic novel Ghare Baire. “We we...
By Arindam Chatterjee in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 09.11.19

The cyclones need names

Sir — While Cyclone Bulbul disrupted life along the eastern coast of India, eight countries in the subcontinent have more than the damage caused by it on their minds. Bangladesh, India, Maldives, My...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 14.06.20

Visva-Bharati satellite centre

Visva-Bharati, the central university famed for being at the forefront of Santiniketan’s cultural heritage, is set to open its first satellite campus at an Uttarakhand hill station that was favoured...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

Arts  /  Published 30.03.20

Jamini Roy, Sher-Gil at click of a mouse

Lovers of art can now enjoy a virtual tour of the permanent display of the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), New Delhi. The NGMA launched the virtual tour on its website on the eve of its 66...
By in

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.03.19

Colourful ode to Tagore

Rabindrasangeet reverberated in the air as students and teachers smeared one another with gulal during Basanta Utsav in the steel city on Sunday. Inspired from Basanta Utsav celebrations in Santiniket...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 24.03.19

Sikhs in New Zealand: Light in a dark time

To be imbued and attuned to the shabad; to be kind and compassionate; to sing the kirtan — these are the most worthwhile actions in this Dark Age of Kali YugaIn the darkness of death, New Zealand’...
By Gopalkrishna Gandhi in


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