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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


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

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Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz