Friday, 12 August, 2022
TopicTagore

Topic: Tagore

Why it’s so easy for Modi to appropriate Tagore — or anyone

Our icons are just that, familiar visual images, because Indians don’t read.

Dear proud Bengali, Tagore and Satyajit Ray are past. Please come out of the time trap

Invoking Bengali pride has been one of the distinct traits of West Bengal’s politicians, whether it is to duck criticism on Covid or play the language card.

The Bollywood song both Modi and Rahul Gandhi must listen to this Independence Day

India’s youth today are whiling away their time in needless pursuits, much like the actors in this song.

Would Ambedkar, Tagore and Buddha have been declared anti-national today?

In this excerpt from her book 'Indian Extincts', Miniya Chatterji writes that stalwarts of Indian politics, literature and religion would have been declared anti-national by today's standards.

On Camera

YourTurn

The new Hyundai Tucson. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

Hyundai’s new Tucson comes loaded to the gills. Its style and power match the price

First-generation Tucson was not only quite an ugly vehicle but also drove pretty badly. But the new edition shows how Hyundai has turned the corner.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

How EPFO made Rs 68,000 crore off your retirement money by investing in exchange traded funds

Retirement fund body has seen rise in earnings from capital gains from equity. Its earnings are distributed among its subscribers, with EPFO retaining a small surplus.

Defence

Yuan Wang 5 vessel | ANI

Chinese research vessel Yuan Wang 5 has ‘slowed down’ but still en route Sri Lankan port

Yuan Wang 5 is currently 599 nautical miles away from Hambantota, having been at sea for 35 hours since departing the Chinese port of Taicang, according to latest data.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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