Visva Bharati administration stopped from building wall along road connecting Satiniketan, Sriniketan
By Press Trust of India | Posted byShankhyaneel Sarkar | Birbhum/Santiniketan
PUBLISHED ON JAN 01, 2021 06:58 PM IST
District Magistrate Vijay Bharti, who inspected the area on Thursday, said the wall, if built, could hinder people’s movement along the route.
By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | Kolkata
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2020 07:16 PM IST
Sen was born in 1933 at Santiniketan, which is home to Visva-Bharati, the university founded by Rabindranath Tagore, another Nobel prize recipient and a literary giant from Bengal.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Karan Manral | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2020 06:22 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee, in an apparent reference to the opposition BJP, noted in a letter to Amartya Sen on Friday that some ‘nouveau invaders’ have now started baseless allegations against Sen.
PUBLISHED ON SEP 28, 2020 11:59 AM IST
Police said that the four Bangladeshis were contract killers who were hired to assassinate a politician in Birbhum district
By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sohini Sarkar | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2020 12:11 AM IST
Famous for treating patients for a fee of just one rupee, an act that earned him the name ‘Ek takar daktar’ (one rupee doctor), Bandopadhyay was honoured with the Padma Shri by the Centre earlier this year. The bust was placed near his home in Santiniketan by local people.
By Joydeep Thakur | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2020 05:51 AM IST
Maji has been running a coaching centre in Bolpur since 2006; each year, his institute receives almost 250 higher secondary and undergraduate students, who receive tuitions on everything from Bengali language to history and political science.
By Press Trust of India | Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON APR 11, 2020 03:08 PM IST
Ustad Rashid Khan and his son presented a medley of three bhajans ‘Dheere dheere re mana’, ‘Yeh andhiyara mit jayega’ and ‘Subah ho shaam ho tera naam japu’.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2020 08:08 PM IST
Vasanta Utsav was introduced by Rabindranath Tagore himself at Visva Bharati which was also founded by him.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2020 03:14 AM IST
Chakrabarty’s statement comes amid the escalation of tension between him and the students over the past two months.
UPDATED ON FEB 16, 2020 10:40 PM IST
The accused, Imran Sheikh, happens to be the brother of Omar Sheikh, a local Trinamool Congress leader.
By Dhamini Ratnam | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2020 07:04 AM IST
Each of 22 chapters of the document is headed by an illustration painstakingly crafted by Nandalal Bose and his team of talented artists at Kala Bhavan in Santiniketan.
By Press Trust of India | Santiniketan (West Bengal)
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2019 09:43 AM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind, who is the ‘Paridarsaka’ (Visitor) of the university founded by Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore, was received by West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar at Durgapur.
By Amrita Madhukalya | New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2019 12:04 AM IST
The project also includes an installation of avant-garde art [experimental, non-traditional art]at Victoria Memorial Hall in Kolkata, renovations of the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) in Delhi and its branches in Bengaluru and Mumbai.
By Srishti Jha | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2019 04:46 PM IST
Met curator Shanay Jhaveri on sculptor Mrinalini Mukherjee’s vision and narrative, being the first curator of Modern and Contemporary South Asian art at the Met, state of the South Asian art and cross-regional conversations.
PUBLISHED ON SEP 05, 2018 06:39 PM IST
The Visva-Bharati has approached Mitsubishi Corporation, one of Japan’s biggest conglomerates, for funds to upgrade the infrastructure for its department of Japanese.
By Dhamini Ratnam | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2018 01:12 PM IST
One of the favorite anecdotes that master printmaker and sculptor Krishna Reddy liked recounting was when Nandalal Bose—or ‘Mastermoshai’ as he was called at Santiniketan in West Bengal—saw him drawing the flowers on a tree inside the leafy campus of the famous art school
Keep up pressure on Myanmar to take back Rohingyas, says Sheikh Hasina at event with PM Narendra Modi
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Kolkata, Kolkata
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2018 05:46 PM IST
Accommodating Rohingya refugees is an issue on which the establishments in Delhi and Dhaka differ. The Narendra Modi-led government wants to deport all Rohingya refugees, who are considered as the most persecuted ethnic minority in the world.
By HT Correspondent | Press Trust of India, Santiniketan
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2018 03:07 PM IST
Narendra Modi is attending the convocation ceremony of the Visva Bharati University with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee.
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2018 06:02 PM IST
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee was present on the dais along with Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina when Prime Minister Narendra Modi was speaking at the Visva-Bharati university in Santiniketan.
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2018 01:21 PM IST
State officials said that while no meeting was planned between Mamata and the two national leaders, they are ready to counter any question regarding the state administration’s decision to shelter members of the persecuted community.
By HT Correspondent | Press Trust of India, Santiniketan/Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON MAY 22, 2018 08:22 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi and his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina will address the convocation at Visva-Bharati University and hold bilateral talks there on May 25. The two leaders will also inaugurate a Bangladesh Bhavan at the university.
By HT Correspondent | Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAY 06, 2018 03:46 PM IST
Tagore, who began painting much later in his life when he was into his 60s, had made more than 3,000 paintings and drawings in the last 17 years of his life. He did not have a formal training in art but created a variety of images.
By Sutirtho Patranobis | Hindustan Times, Wuhan, Wuhan
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2018 07:43 AM IST
Narendra Modi gifted Xi Jinping prints of paintings by legendary Chinese artist Xu Beihong, who working under Rabindranath Tagore from 1939 to 1940