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Rabindranath Tagore

Nostalgia: From Lord Clive To Swadeshi Thakur, How Bengal’s Durga Puja Transformed

Oct 13, 2021 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

During the 1920 and 1930s, the emergence of community puja transformed Durga puja from a rich men's puja to a people's festival, as freedom fighters made good use of the change.

What JNU Can Learn From Syama Prasad Mookerjee

Jul 06, 2021 Suman K Jha

Vivekananda to Gandhi, Tagore to Mookerjee, our thinkers enriched education. JNU or TISS, it’s time Indian universities listened.


How A Tagore Fan Became Founder Of Chinese Communist Party

As China celebrates the Communist Party’s 100th anniversary, we look back at the party’s founder, who introduced Indian literary icon Rabindranath Tagore to Chinese readers

Invoking Tagore, PM Asks Visva Bharati Students To Help Farmers, Artisans Find Global Markets

Feb 19, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Modi asks Visva Bharati students to prepare a 25-point vision document for the next 25 years


Is Tagore Connection Enough For Visva Bharati To Shine?

The university founded by Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore has seen a significant drop in its position in NIRF rankings since 2016.

18 September, 2020

5 Web Series To Binge Watch This Weekend On OTT Platforms

Arshi Khanam

During the nation-wide lockdown, Amazon Prime, Netflix, DisneyHotstar came up with such an amazing content that you can't just afford to miss!


02 June, 2020

Actor Azhar Khan Remembers Rituparno Ghosh On His Death Anniversary

Lachmi Deb Roy

Azhar Khan pays homage to Rituparno Ghosh on the icon's 7th death anniversary


10 May, 2020

Israel Names Street After Rabindranath Tagore On The Poet's 159th Birthday, Tweets Photo

Outlook Web Bureau

The Israeli Embassy in India tweeted a photo of a signboard where the street was named Rehov Tagore; 'rehov' means street.


15 October, 2019

Govt Against 'Thinkers', Fosters Atmosphere To Destroy Critical Thinking: Sitaram Yechury

Outlook Web Bureau

Tagging his comment with a cartoon on Twitter, which showed Nobel laureates from West Bengal - Rabindranath Tagore and Amartya Sen asking latest entrant Banerjee to join the club and to keep his award safe as well as thoughts to himself, Yechury said the government was against the spirit of inquiry.



09 August, 2017

Assam To Dismantle Mahatma Gandhi's 'Distorted' Statue In Guwahati, Faces Criticism

Outlook Web Bureau

Ramkinkar Baij started making the statue with concrete in 1968 for the Assam government, but left the work to be completed by his assistants.


23 November, 2016

Life's Wisdom As A Fine Art

Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay

In a novel about Tagore and his female relatives and companions, the poet emerges as a fallible man


10 May, 2013

Calcutta Corner

Dola Mitra

After the win in Karnataka, Congress leaders in Bengal are optimistic that there would be a similar resurgence of the party in the state.


13 November, 2012

The Sport Of Berating Tagore

Ananya Mukherjee Reed

Yes, Girish Karnad is certainly entitled to his views about Rabindranath Tagore being a second-rate playwright. He is certainly not alone, nor this the first time he has said something like this...


12 November, 2012

Calcutta Corner

Dola Mitra

No, Mamata Banerjee did not react as expected to Karnad’s remarks that Tagore may have been a good poet but was not such a great playwright...


07 May, 2011

Two Visionaries

Ananya Mukherjee Reed

When we speak of inequality and democracy, B.R. Ambedkar's name is almost automatically invoked, but the iconic poet and creative genius (whose 150th birth anniversary falls today), is rarely thought of...


06 May, 2011

Colombo Capers

Satarupa Bhattacharjya

If you were asked to choose between former LTTE leader Velupillai Prabhakaran and Al-Qaeda’s erstwhile boss Osama Bin Laden, who would you pick as the bigger terrorist?


14 January, 2011

A Breaker Of Barriers

Nirupama Rao

Tagore’s vision of India and China was founded on the realization that the true depths of the relationship between the two countries are embedded in the cultural interaction of yore between the two countries


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Bharatiya Kisan Union National Spokesperson Rakesh Tikait offers prayer at Golden temple, in Amritsar.

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Defence Minister of Maldives Mariya Ahmed Didi with Indian Naval officers during the Passing Out Parade at Indian Naval Academy (INA), at Ezhimala in Kannur district.

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Bollywood actress Nora Fatehi at Bandra in Mumbai.

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Serigne Mourtada Fall (L) of Mumbai City FC and Bartholomew Owogbalor Ogbeche of Hyderabad FC in action during match 10 of season 8 of Indian Super League football tournament between Mumbai City FC and Hyderabad FC, at...

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Roy Krishna (L) of ATK Mohun Bagan and Mohammad Rafique of SC East Bengal in action during match 9 of season 8 of Indian Super League football tournament between ATK Mohun Bagan and SC East Bengal, at the Tilak Maidan...

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Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s everyone’s story.

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Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

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India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh