Tag: Rabindranath Tagore

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  • Ghawre Bairey Aaj first look out, Aparna Sen remakes the classic Ghaire Baire

    Ghawre Bairey Aaj first look out, Aparna Sen remakes the classic Ghaire Baire

    The actor-director had conceived the idea for the film following activist-journalist, Gauri Lankesh's murder.

    April 15, 2019
  • ‘Caged parrots’ in the grove of academe

    ‘Caged parrots’ in the grove of academe

    Universities should be hospitable to freedom of thought, and, therefore, to the struggle of ideas, the excitement of a debate based on a genuine difference of ideologies.

    March 31, 2019
  • 3-day fest on Gandhian philosophy to open on Friday

    3-day fest on Gandhian philosophy to open on Friday

    Plays, readings, performances, cinema, and discussions will mark the upcoming three-day festival themed on the life and ideology of Mahatma Gandhi.

    February 21, 2019
  • Books are forever

    Books are forever

    The enthusiasm and fervour with which people participate in a book fair fair confirm that the book has fought hard against the electronic intrusion and it is forever.

    February 9, 2019
  • On why books are important

    On why books are important

    Whether the weather is fine or not, a book remains with you all the time because it only gives but demands nothing in return.

    February 7, 2019
  • Centenary of the Nest~I

    Centenary of the Nest~I

    Visva-Bharati was founded during a crucial phase in the history of the modern world. It was Tagore's response to the problem of nationalistic chauvinism and violence. Through his experimental institution, he introduced his idea of ethical education that stressed the value of unity, inclusivity and cooperation. The idea holds true in today's world where divisive ideologies are on the rise again.

    February 4, 2019
  • Seeking India’s spiritual destiny

    Seeking India’s spiritual destiny

    Tagore’s support for Subhas during this critical phase of national politics strengthened his zeal for gaining freedom for the country.

    January 24, 2019
  • Civilisation & Nature

    Civilisation & Nature

    It is not possible to shed the veneers of civilization, or go back to a pagan age in a time-machine; but if mankind consciously tries to weave Nature into the fabric of mechanised existence, he will be more at peace with himself

    January 7, 2019
  • Rabindranath Tagore: Echoes of erudite thoughts

    Rabindranath Tagore: Echoes of erudite thoughts

    Polymath Rabindranath Tagore's wisdom teaches us about how we need to consider the larger picture for India's progress.

    December 14, 2018
  • ‘No proper records in Tagore bhawan’

    ‘No proper records in Tagore bhawan’

    Controversy over some missing original items used by the poet during his stay at Mungpo.

    December 4, 2018
  • All Tagore manuscripts at Visva Bharati: Official

    All Tagore manuscripts at Visva Bharati: Official

    The secretary of the West Bengal Heritage Commission, Umapada Chatterjee, on Sunday confirmed that not a single original manuscript related to the Nobel Laureate was displayed at the Rabindra Bhawan Museum at Mungpo in Darjeeling.

    December 3, 2018
  • ‘Missing’ Tagore memorabilia: Historian seeks govt white paper

    ‘Missing’ Tagore memorabilia: Historian seeks govt white paper

    Ananda Gopal Ghosh, who is the former coordinator of the North Bengal University (NBU) Heritage Project, said he was taken aback after going through the reports published in The Statesman.

    December 2, 2018
  • Read and Perform

    Read and Perform

    Tagore scholarship has two aims. One, it should bring out the history of Tagore's life and the historical context of his works. It must be a contribution to the history of literature. Two, it is meant to explain and interpret Tagore's creations so that they are better understood and appreciated and made relevant in our contemporary context. Reading on Tagore should lead to reading Rabindranath Tagore himself

    December 2, 2018
  • The interesting case of missing Tagore memorabilia at Darjeeling museum

    The interesting case of missing Tagore memorabilia at Darjeeling museum

    What allegedly missing were replicas, and they have been found, says official; no one knows where are original ones are

    December 1, 2018
  • Historic papers go ‘missing’ from Tagore museum

    Historic papers go ‘missing’ from Tagore museum

    The chief minister had taken initiatives to renovate and preserve the house through the North Bengal development department.

    November 29, 2018
  • Chittaranjan Das versus Rabindranath Tagore

    Chittaranjan Das versus Rabindranath Tagore

    Except for his early days, Chittaranjan Das was known to be a bitter critic of Rabindranath Tagore.

    November 26, 2018
  • Epic channel turns four

    Epic channel turns four

    EPIC celebrates the completion of four years on air.

    November 16, 2018