Rabindranath Tagore

May 9, 2022
May 9, 2022

Tagore’s idea of nationalism

If you look for a definition of the word ‘nationalism’ on Google, or in an encyclopedia, you will find quite a few.  However, this word, like many such words, is ‘notorious’ in its own way, as no...

February 10, 2022
February 10, 2022

Ode to the book, my forever Valentine

In a particularly American but artsy, cinematic production depicting the friendship between David Lipsky and David Foster Wallace,

October 28, 2021
October 28, 2021

The Shelf: New in nonfiction this month

Amitav Ghosh traces back to the lineage of nutmegs originating in the Banda Islands to argue how colonisation deeply influences the geopolitics even in the contemporary world, a violent phenomenon...

August 27, 2021
August 27, 2021

Nazrul, Rabindranath, and Their Admiration for Each Other

Today is the 45th death anniversary of the younger of the two icons.

August 6, 2021
August 6, 2021

Tagore’s Gitabitan and the bookshelf of a Bengali household

It has been 80 years today since Rabindranath Tagore, a Bengali polymath, poet, composer and the first Bengali Nobel Laureate, breathed his last. In these 80 years, much has changed in the world,...

April 3, 2019
April 3, 2019

Rabirashmi hosts 'Boshonter Madhuri Utshabe'

Rabirashmi, an organisation dedicated to working with Rabindranath Tagore's lyrical works for over two decades, hosted Boshonter Madhuri Utshabe on Monday at the Begum Sufia Kamal Auditorium...

November 18, 2018
November 18, 2018

Tagore’s Gitanjali published in Belarusian language

Famous Belarusian publisher Dmitry Kolas presented another book of translations, the collection of poems by 1913 Nobel Prize winner for Literature Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore, in Belarusian...

October 25, 2018
October 25, 2018

Chhayanaut named for Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony

Bangladesh’s leading cultural outfit Chhayanaut is named as one of the three winners of Indian government’s prestigious Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony.

May 8, 2018
May 8, 2018

The Kabi Guru Lives on

“The ultimate truth of our personality is that we are no mere biologists or geometricians; we are the dreamers of dreams, we are the music-makers.”

May 8, 2018
May 8, 2018

Reflections on Tagore with Anima Roy

Anima Roy has garnered a reputation for being a stellar contemporary Tagore exponent in recent years.