Rabindranath Tagore

Gibran hosts Tagore

Tagore is no stranger in Bsaari. According to locals living there, one of the prayers in Bsaari is derived from Tagore’s writing.

published on : 16th June 2022

India, Bangladesh jointly celebrate birth anniversary of Tagore, Nazrul in China

Diplomats, members of the diaspora of both the countries as well as Chinese admirers of Tagore recited the inspirational poetry of Tagore and Nazrul.

published on : 12th June 2022

'No proposal to replace face of Mahatma Gandhi on banknotes': RBI dismisses reports

There are certain reports suggesting the finance ministry and the RBI were contemplating to use the faces of other prominent Indians, including Rabindranath Tagore and APJ Abdul Kalam, on currencies.

published on : 6th June 2022

Tagore, Kalam may appear on banknotes

The Father of the Nation’s watermark figure occupies the pride of place on all denominations of Indian currency notes.

published on : 5th June 2022

In a first, RBI considers using images of Rabindranath Tagore, APJ Abdul Kalam on banknotes

This is the first time that RBI is considering using the images of famous personalities other than Mahatma Gandhi on the banknotes.

published on : 5th June 2022

BJP, TMC in blame game on Tagore's birth anniversary over theft of his Nobel medallion

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee lamented that the CBI's failure to recover it is a 'big insult' to the people of the state

published on : 9th May 2022

Thanjavur city losing its heritage buildings owing to government's actions, say culture enthusiasts

The enthusiasts claim that demolition works have been continued either for implementation of the Smart Cities Mission scheme, or for eviction of encroachments.

published on : 26th February 2022

'History of Sriniketan': Book throws light on Rabindranath Tagore's work for rural reconstruction 

The book, "A History of Sriniketan: Rabindranath Tagore's Pioneering Work in Rural Construction", is written by historian and Tagore biographer Uma Das Gupta.

published on : 17th February 2022

'Are you bigger than Netaji, Tagore?' Baghel slams Kalicharan Maharaj

While Tagore had called Gandhi a Mahatma, Bose, despite ideological differences, referred to Gandhi as Father of Nation during a radio broadcast from Rangoon in 1944, Baghel pointed out.

published on : 31st December 2021

'This was all China's and Pakistan's plan': Talking Afghanistan with Kolkata's Kabuliwalas

Although 'Kabuliwalas' are popularly known to be moneylenders, according to Amir, the Pathans in Kolkata are currently engaged in a variety of professions like selling clothes and dry fruits.

published on : 25th August 2021

Union minister kicks up row with remarks on Rabindranath Tagore's 'not so fair complexion'

The Minister of State for Education made the comments during a visit to Visva Bharati, the university founded by Tagore.

published on : 18th August 2021

Rabindranath Tagore's 80th death anniversary observed in low-key manner in Bengal amid pandemic

The occasion was observed with due solemnity, but the number of people attending was below 30, far less than pre-Covid times, a university official said.

published on : 8th August 2021