Tag: Tagore

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  • 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
  • RBU organizes year-long exhibition on Rabindranath Tagore and Mahatma Gandhi

    RBU organizes year-long exhibition on Rabindranath Tagore and Mahatma Gandhi

    “Titled ‘Smarane barane Gurudev o Mahatma' (Remembering and recalling Gurudev and Mahatma), the exhibition would showcase correspondence between the ‘two great souls of India’, besides displaying archival photos,” a university official said.

    August 8, 2019
  • Rituparna was ideal for Bijoya

    Rituparna was ideal for Bijoya

    Debut director Nirmal Chakraborty is adapting Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay’s Datta to the silver screen. In this candid conversation, he speaks about the period film’s conception, importance of workshops and Santiniketan as a backdrop.

    July 20, 2019
  • Kingly Knight~II

    Kingly Knight~II

    In fact, to indulge and revel in the aesthetic extravaganza of art, dance and music in the transnational arena, be it in Santiniketan or elsewhere, and to tread on the rugged path of struggle against the despotic rule of a wily foreign ruler are but two sides of the same coin ~a full flowering of human potentiality. It has been averred that irrespective of the legacy of Deshbandhu being short-lived or otherwise, the greatness of this son of India cannot and should not be undermined. It is a misfortune that the legacy was too robust for sustenance in this wretched country.

    March 13, 2019
  • Bengal celebrates Tagore’s birth anniversary

    Bengal celebrates Tagore’s birth anniversary

    West Bengal on Monday paid homage to Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore on the bard's 156th birth anniversary with offerings of his popular songs, enactments of his plays and readings from his works. Dance dramas composed by Tagore were performed in educational institutions, while cultural functions were organised across the state by clubs, political parties and …

    May 9, 2017
  • Appreciating life

    Appreciating life

    Even when life has such extravagance and exuberance to offer, we lay submerged into the ocean of nothingness, desperately searching for truth, honesty and simplicity. We must stop to ask ourselves the question-”Where are we heading to?” In the rush of our mundane lives, we are forgetting to appreciate our existence and our dreams. We …

    April 26, 2017
  • When there’s no cause for celebration

    When there’s no cause for celebration

    A playback singing award for a promising newcomer is perhaps the best consolation for a disappointing year for Bengal in the 64th national film awards. The singer, Imon Chakravorty, has reason to be delighted that the jury was impressed by her performance in Praktan based on a lyric that also won an award. It may …

    April 14, 2017
  • Tagore’s works not translated perfectly, says Gulzar

    Tagore’s works not translated perfectly, says Gulzar

    Translations of Rabindranath Tagore’s Bengali works in English and Hindi are not up to the mark, according to eminent poet Gulzar, who recently translated the Nobel Laureate’s most well-known poetry. The 82-year-old poet, along with actress Sharmila Tagore, launched two books, “Baghbaan” and “Nindiya Chor”, comprising these translations, here on Friday. The noted lyricist said …

    August 27, 2016
  • Tagore and Malaria in Birbhum

    Tagore and Malaria in Birbhum

    Tagore and Malaria in Birbhum

    August 7, 2016