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  • Tagore’s Shahzadpur mansion thrives, revenue office in ruins

    Tagore’s Shahzadpur mansion thrives, revenue office in ruins

    “We have submitted proposals to the Department of Archaeology for repairing the dilapidated building of historic Kacharibari and a technical team of the department visited the spot. After getting expert's opinion, we will go for repairing it,” said Md Jayed Hossain, custodian of Shahzadpur Rabindra Kacharibari.

    May 16, 2020
  • PM Modi pays tribute to Rabindranath Tagore on his 159th birth anniversary

    PM Modi pays tribute to Rabindranath Tagore on his 159th birth anniversary

    PM Modi posted a picture on Twitter in which he was seen paying tribute to Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore, who became the first Indian to win a noble prize in the field of literature.

    May 8, 2020
  • Netizens celebrate 159th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore with online performances amid Coronavirus lockdown

    Netizens celebrate 159th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore with online performances amid Coronavirus lockdown

    The 159th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore was celebrated without fanfare this year amid the coronavirus-triggered lockdown, with netizens taking to social media to mark the day with live discussions and cultural performances.

    May 8, 2020
  • Poet and the Pandemic

    Poet and the Pandemic

    Today, it has become necessary for us to rediscover Rabindranath Tagore's idea of innerstrength and hope. The Covid-19 pandemic is transforming countless lives throughout the world. Because of the pandemic and the resultant lockdown we have become lonelier and susceptible to an uncanny sense of uncertainty. In these bleak times Tagore's writings remind us that no one is alone and that we are a collectivity. His writings can inspire us to believe that through hope and through faith in ourselves we can face and overcome this global calamity.

    May 8, 2020
  • NGMA organises virtual tour to commemorate 159th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore

    NGMA organises virtual tour to commemorate 159th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore

    This virtual tour presents around 102 artworks from the prominent artworks of Rabindranath Tagore from reserve collection of NGMA.

    May 7, 2020
  • Five busts in Siliguri send harmony message

    Five busts in Siliguri send harmony message

    Manik Dey, the councillor of Ward-13, has taken initiatives to install busts of five poets of different communities in his ward, and he has named the same 'Kabi Tirtha'. State tourism minister Gautam Deb unveiled the busts of Rabindranath Tagore, Bhanu Bhakta Acharya, Tulsidas, Kazi Nazrul Islam and Vir Singh.

    March 13, 2020
  • Amader Santiniketan

    Amader Santiniketan

    It was an oblique swipe at the Union HRD and Finance ministries, one that has little or no connection with an occasion that is as solemn as Language Day. It was scarcely the occasion for Prof Bidyut Chakraborty to bare his angst against the Centre’s running of the institution.

    February 23, 2020
  • Martin Sheen recites Tagore’s poem from Gitanjali before arrest for climate change protest in US

    Martin Sheen recites Tagore’s poem from Gitanjali before arrest for climate change protest in US

    The Indian Twitter community, in particular, is celebrating the video and sharing it with much pride and comments like "inspiring", "something to behold" etc.

    January 11, 2020
  • House where Tagore lived…

    House where Tagore lived…

    Appropriately enough, the renovation project could well have been initiated in 2013, the centenary year of Tagore's Nobel prize.

    January 10, 2020
  • Unite against divisive forces: CM

    Unite against divisive forces: CM

    Speaking at St Xavier's College on the occasion of Christmas celebration, chief minister Mamata Banerjee today said “I always feel good when I am at St. Xavier's College since my connection with the institution has grown deeper over the years. We must remember that our constitution has several languages that speak of freedom, liberty, equality, justice, love and fraternity. These qualities are further enhanced through human interactions. Without us, interacting with each other, how can these qualities increase? We need to increase them especially in today's time. When I come here, I feel India is a vast and democratic country and its origins lie in ‘Unity in Diversity'. There are varieties of religions, caste, creed and human beings. We all belong to humanity and hence, everybody should learn to love everybody since if we stop loving each other, everything will be lost.”

    December 24, 2019
  • Paramilitary in V-B

    Paramilitary in V-B

    In the context of the ViceChancellor, Professor Bidyut Chakraborty’s request to the Union home ministry, it is hard not to wonder whether there has been an alarming deterioration of security, that may not be apparent on the face of it.

    November 15, 2019
  • ‘Tagore perceived twin role for science and philosophy’

    ‘Tagore perceived twin role for science and philosophy’

    Before India became popular for yoga, meditation and ayurveda, Tagore and Gandhi's view of life was transmitted by Victoria Ocampo to the Spanish-speaking world, Gustavo Canzobre said.

    November 7, 2019
  • Rabindranath Tagore’s Visva Parichay should be part of curriculum from class nine to 12

    Rabindranath Tagore’s Visva Parichay should be part of curriculum from class nine to 12

    Dr Sinha, president of governing council, Tagore Centre for Natural Science and Philosophy (TCNSP) which in collaboration with Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies (MAKAIAS), is organising the conference scheduled to be held at Rabindra Tirtha, New Town.

    November 5, 2019
  • A major contemporary thinker

    A major contemporary thinker

    Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen, one of the most celebrated economists in the world, pens his thoughts and asks pertinent questions inhis narrative, The Idea of Justice.

    October 24, 2019
  • Tagore and Caste

    Tagore and Caste

    Tagore not only denounced class and caste divisions, but he skeptically scrutinized the construction of the nation on narrow parochial lines. 'I am not against one nation in particular, but against the general idea of all nations. What is the Nation?' Tagore asks in his famous essay on Nationalism in India.

    October 24, 2019
  • Nobel winner, not the first from Kolkata

    Nobel winner, not the first from Kolkata

    So far, Kolkata has produced six Nobel laureates including Banerjee.

    October 15, 2019
  • Poet and the Sage

    Poet and the Sage

    Rabindranath was at last able to do away with all his preconceived ideas and reservations about Sri Ramakrishna. ‘Great souls, like Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, have a comprehensive vision of Truth, they have the power to grasp the significance of each different form of the Reality that is one in all....‘ he remarked. Earlier, Rabindranath's impression about Sri Ramakrishna was often skewed. Subsequently, the poet was decidedly reverential.

    October 12, 2019