Rabindranath Tagore: News

09 May 2023


Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti: 5 best reads by the legendary author

A man of many talents, Rabindranath Tagore is known for his stellar contributions to the world of art, literature, and music.

09 May 2023

Bollywood Films

Rabindranath Tagore's birth anniversary: His works that inspired Hindi films

Polymath Rabindranath Tagore has left behind an inimitable legacy that will probably not be surpassed by anyone ever.

09 May 2022


5 incredible beliefs held by literary great Rabindranath Tagore

Outside the Bengali community in West Bengal and Bangladesh, Rabindranath Tagore is predominantly known as a great poet and the first Asian to win the Nobel Prize.

09 May 2022

Satyajit Ray

Rabindra Jayanti special: 5 Rabindranath Tagore's novels made into films

There cannot be a second Rabindranath Tagore.

08 Feb 2022

West Bengal

5 things to do in Tagore's Santiniketan

Located in West Bengal's Birbhum district, Santiniketan must be on your travel bucket list if you love culture and music blended with peace and tranquility.

08 Jun 2021

Pakistan News

Pakistani show uses Rabindra sangeet leaving desi netizens astonished

A Pakistani show has left netizens in India, especially Bengal, surprised.

19 Dec 2020

West Bengal

Shah reaches Bengal for two-day visit, will address rally today

Bharatiya Janata Party's top leader and the country's Home Minister, Amit Shah, arrived in West Bengal on Saturday, after 1 am. He will stay in the state for two days to take stock of the situation ahead of the high-voltage elections, slated to be held next year.

17 Jan 2020

Delhi Police

Out on bail, Bhim Army Chief reaches Jama Masjid

Chandrashekhar Azad, the chief of the Bhim Army, participated in yet another protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) at Delhi's Jama Masjid, the spot where he appeared four weeks ago.

26 Dec 2019


Sangh sees all Indians as Hindus, regardless of religion: Bhagwat

On Wednesday, the chief of Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS), Mohan Bhagwat said the organization sees all 130 crore Indians as Hindus, irrespective of their religion and region.

03 Sep 2019


Teachers' Day 2019: Five greatest Indian teachers of all time

The very thought of teachers takes us down a path of bittersweet nostalgia.

08 Mar 2019

West Bengal

Mamata Banerjee's photo with 'Famous Bengali Legends' sparks outrage

The presence of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on a billboard titled 'Famous Bengali Legends' has sparked outrage.

18 Nov 2018

West Bengal

Kolkata: Bengali lit fest explores changing tastes, language evolution

Specially curated sessions on "changing literary taste" and factors influencing it were highlights of a Bengali lit fest at Jorasanko Thakurbari, Rabindranath Tagore's ancestral home in Kolkata.

09 Nov 2018


Radio4Child award recognizes use of radio to fight child abuse

A call from a ninth standard girl, disturbed by the circulation of a video of herself with her boyfriend, made Delhi-based RJ Makin run a radio campaign against violence against children.

07 Nov 2018

South Korea

Korean First Lady wearing saree for Diwali delights Ayodhya people

Draped in an elegant saree, South Korean First Lady Kim Jung-sook soaked in Diwali festivities in Ayodhya much to the delight of the people of the pilgrim town.

02 Sep 2018


Kolkata: Digital archive of 3,500 Rabindranath Tagore poems launched

A digital archive of 3,500 poems of Rabindranath Tagore was launched in Kolkata in a private initiative with 15 recitations by the poet himself and the rest by 245 elocutionists.

14 Aug 2018


'Jana Gana Mana' becomes 'most viewed national anthem' on YouTube

A piano rendition of the Indian national anthem, "Jana Gana Mana", has broken all records to become the most viewed national anthem with 72 million views on YouTube.

29 Jul 2018


'Ek doctor ki maut' writer Ramapada Chowdhury dies at 95

Acclaimed Bengali writer Ramapada Chowdhury, whose story "Abhimanyu" was made into a Hindi movie "Ek doctor ki maut", has died at a Kolkata hospital today, his family said.

01 Jul 2018

West Bengal

Permission denied for shooting of film on young Tagore's 'love-life'

Visva-Bharati University in West Bengal's Santiniketan has refused to grant permission for on-campus shooting of "Nalini" - a Priyanka Chopra production on the "relationship" between teenaged Rabindranath Tagore and a Marathi girl, university sources said.

25 May 2018

West Bengal

Man breaks PM's security to give Tagore's portrait in Shantiniketan

In a major security breach, a man gave PM Modi a portrait of Rabindranath Tagore breaking his safety cordon at the Visva Bharati convocation in WB's Santiniketan.

11 May 2018


Google Doodle honors dancer Mrinalini Sarabhai on her 100th birthday

The 100th birth anniversary of legendary classical dancer Mrinalini Sarabhai was celebrated today by search engine giant Google with a colourful doodle on its India homepage.

11 May 2018

Nobel Prize

On Biplab Deb's 'intelligent' remarks, Amit Shah has an opinion

Tripura CM Biplab Deb's gaffes have recently made people laugh and invited criticism for BJP, but party president Amit Shah said he was satisfied with his groundwork.

06 May 2018

Adil Hussain

'Bioscopewala' will release on 25-May to pay tributes to Tagore

The makers of "Bioscopewala", an extrapolation of Rabindranath Tagore's Kabuliwala, said they decided to release the film this month to pay tributes to the Nobel laureate on his 157th birth anniversary.

22 Apr 2018


Royal scion opposes Tripura's move to convert palace into museum

The Tripura government's decision to develop the century-old "Puspavant Palace" into a museum has come under fire from Manikya Bahadur, state's royal scion and the grandson of last king Bir Bikram Kishore, who termed it as a move to "hijack indigenous heritage".

US: Book signed by Rabindranath Tagore auctioned for $700

A signed hardcover copy of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's "The King of the Dark Chamber" has been sold for $700 at an auction in the US.

06 Mar 2018

Nobel Prize

US: Book signed by Rabindranath Tagore up for auction

The English translation of Rabindranath Tagore's famous Bengali play "Raja" is up for auction in the US.

02 Nov 2017


Wall at Rajiv Chowk to commemorate Indian Nobel-prize winners

The Delhi Metro on Wednesday installed the Nobel Memorial Wall at Rajiv Chowk metro station for the seventh consecutive year.

23 Sep 2017


Most happening events in and around Delhi this weekend!

People in the national capital can enjoy a lot of arts, theatre, shopping, music, dance, comedy events this weekend.