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Rabindranath Tagore’s biggest conflict was between ‘his poetic self’ and ‘other selves’

On his 158th birth anniversary, ThePrint remembers Rabindranath Tagore — the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature.
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Remembering Debendranath Tagore: Son of a Prince, father of Gurudev & founder of a religion

Debendranath Tagore founded took the principles championed by Raja Ram Mohan Roy and turned them into Brahmoism, an influential religion in Bengal
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Dilip Kumar Roy, the Cambridge-educated elite who added melody to India’s freedom movement

On the musicologist’s 39th death anniversary, ThePrint takes a look at his rich musical legacy.
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Celebrating Nandalal Bose, artist who rejected everything British & designed India’s constitution

The face of Swadeshi artistic movement, the Bengal School of Art, Bose projected Indian subjects in his art that drew from the Bengali folk traditions.
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Cats that wink & science of comets: Sukumar Ray’s fantastic world of literature and creatures

For decades, children have grown up reading the nonsense verses by polymath Sukumar Ray. Tuesday marks his 131st birth anniversary.
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Tamil poet Subramania Bharati’s lesser-known love affair with Rabindranath Tagore’s work

A.R. Venkatachalapathy's book Who Owns That Song? The Battle for Subramania Bharati's Copyright traces the journey of Bharati, the first poet whose works were nationalised. 

‘Rereading Tagore’ manifests a retired professor’s adulation for the literary giant

Amiya Dev’s ode to Tagore revisits his known work, and some unknown, all the while increasing your thirst to read these pieces unabridged

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What can we expect from Narendra Modi in his second term?

The BJP-led NDA is set to come back to power as Narendra Modi’s party registers a landslide victory in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

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Pakistan sends a ‘message’ to Modi, test-fires nuclear missile on day of his poll sweep

Pakistan tested ballistic missile Shaheen-II, which has a range of 1,500 km. Indian security experts say timing of the test clear signal to new govt.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi in 2014 | Commons

Pracharak Modi: The mask you see, is the man you get

India has its first leader who is unapologetic about belonging to the social and political Right. This is how Shekhar Gupta foresaw Modi’s five years in this National Interest within three months of his victory in 2014.