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Rabindranath Tagore

Book Review | Jagadish Bose, idealist who shone against odds

Wan is strong at delineating the overwhelming odds Bose had to overcome all through his life.

16 Jul 2023 12:01 AM

Book Review | Rising beyond personal losses

The three-part book invites you to discover each of the three entwined phenomena of grief, growth and grace.

06 May 2023 12:36 AM

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | Will Japan’s rearmament impact India’s China ties?

Japan’s decision to strengthen its military will have definite implications for the Quad -- comprising the US, Japan, Aus & India

21 Dec 2022 12:05 AM

Pavan K Varma | Are the criteria to award Nobel wholly objective?

Mother Teresa got the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979. Only next year did we give her the Bharat Ratna

16 Oct 2022 7:52 AM

Raja Karthikeya | The secret in 'Jana Gana Mana'

Tagore was apparently asked by a British friend to write a eulogy to King George V during his visit to India in 1911

25 Jan 2022 4:45 PM


Book review | Strange life of a poem that revealed Buddha to world

Jairam Ramesh’s Light of Asia, there can be no doubt, is an altogether satisfying and successful experiment

10 Oct 2021 10:21 AM

Remembering Tagore, Nazrul Islam in East African nations

Bongo Shongho is celebrating the works of Tagore and Kazi Nazrul Islam by organizing an extravaganza on the annual Bijoya Sammelani

05 Jul 2021 10:50 AM

Siraj-ud-daulah at Plassey: A critical review

Take George Bruce Malleson’s The Decisive Battles of India from 1746 to 1849, which is considered required reading for Plassey.

17 Jan 2020 2:29 AM

Rail tracks, objects, memory, history

My walking point started at the outer limit of Carnoules village, at times towards Aix, and on other days towards the lake village of Besse.

17 Jan 2020 2:23 AM

On the subject of life

In this exhibition, recent graduates of a prestigious visual arts institute presented their fresh outlook on the trials of life.

06 Sep 2019 12:21 AM


My freedom, my choice

As we celebrate the 73rd year of Independence, we look at the privilege that most of us still have and often take for granted: The Freedom of Choice.

15 Aug 2019 12:00 AM

‘The spoils of separation, the price of disentangling’

Simplicity of language and phrase making are the hallmarks of Malachi Edwin Vethamani’s poetry.

02 Aug 2019 1:40 AM

ICC CWC’19: India vs Bangladesh; divided by British, united by Rabindranath Tagore

Tagored penned down Jana Gana Mana on January 24, 1950 and Amar Sonar Bangla in 1905 during Bengal’s first partition.

02 Jul 2019 11:55 PM

Pak PM Imran Khan trolled on Twitter for posting Tagore's quote as Khalil Gibran's

During a visit to Iran in April, Khan had made a similar faux pas when he said that Japan and Germany shared borders.

20 Jun 2019 9:39 AM

Unending anticipation

It is the first time this particular work has been put up for sale and is an exemplary representation of his style.

27 Mar 2019 1:39 AM


Beyond time and place

A preview of 93 rare art pieces was held in Delhi recently, ahead of a world auction in New York.

26 Feb 2019 12:54 AM

Poetry & war: The monstrous anger of guns

The Latin quotation from Horace translates as: It is a sweet and honourable thing to die for one’s country.

01 Nov 2018 6:46 AM

Ode to the Motherland

“It may seem that the timing of the release is very appropriate. But that was not on our mind when we started making it.

08 Aug 2018 12:24 AM

New book harps on the need for ‘decolonising sovereignty’

It promises to open a Pandora’s Box and spark off several debates

29 Jun 2018 7:01 AM

Dwarkanath Tagore to be honoured for role in Renaissance with statue in UK

Very few Indians are aware of Prince Dwarkanath Tagore’s tomb in London.

14 Jun 2018 6:47 AM