17 Jan 2020
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.
05 Sep 2019
Why is Teachers' Day celebrated; when was it first observed
Across the globe, Teachers' Day is celebrated on different dates. Internationally, teachers are commemorated on World Teachers' Day on October 5.
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
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.
30 Jan 2019
Violence erupts after Shah's rally: Rajnath, Mamata argue on call
On Tuesday, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh had a heated exchange. Singh had called her over the violence that erupted after BJP President Amit Shah addressed a rally in WB, earlier in the day.
18 Nov 2018
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
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 Oct 2018
China celebrates 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi's popular quotes and bhajans resonated today in the sprawling Chaoyang Park in Central Beijing where people from all walks of life gathered to commemorate his 150th birth anniversary.
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.
02 Aug 2018
Not PM post, Banerjee just wants BJP defeated in 2019
Trinamool Congress Chief Mamata Banerjee has said she is not eyeing the Prime Minister's post and that her only motive was to see Bharatiya Janata Party's defeat in 2019 General elections.
31 Jul 2018
Sushant Singh to play Chanakya, Kalam in 12-episode series biopic
Sushant Singh Rajput is set to essay 12 real-life characters, including political strategist Chanakya, poet Rabindranath Tagore, and former Indian President APJ Abdul Kalam, in a 12-episode series biopic.
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
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
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
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
'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".
13 Mar 2018
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
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.
11 Nov 2017
Celebs galore at Kolkata International Film Festival 2017
The 23rd Kolkata International Film Festival began yesterday. It will last for 8 days from November 10 to November 17.
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.