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India  /  Published 09.08.20

DMK MP Kanimozhi question on Hindi

DMK MP Kanimozhi on Sunday said a CISF official had asked her if “she was an Indian” as she could not speak Hindi. “Today at the airport a CISF officer asked me if ‘I am an In...
By PTI in Chennai, New Delhi

Entertainment  /  Published 03.07.20

Saroj Khan's most memorable numbers

1. Ek do teen (Tezaab) She may have choreographed Sridevi to great success in Mr. India a few years earlier, but it was this iconic number from the N. Chandra film that marked Saroj Khan’s brea...
By Priyanka Roy in

Opinion  /  Published 21.10.19

Bombay's daily con job

There was a time when the term, “Bombaiya”, was certainly not meant to be flattering, especially when uttered by a culturally superior, uptight Bengali. It carried implications of being street-sma...
By Soumitra Das in

Technology  /  Published 13.10.19

Siri picks up the Indian accent

Apple has added 15 new Indian languages in its iOS 13.1.2 update for iPhones and, what is more, Siri even talks back to you in an Indian accent.Siri’s present voice can be changed to an Indian voice...
By Surit Doss in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 07.04.19

Ringside at a battle over 'shuddh' Hindi

I had a linguistics conference to attend in Wardha, Maharashtra. I took a cab from the Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport. For the next hour, the national highway tore through the biceps and ...
By Abahan Datta in

India  /  Published 17.10.19

Model code clean chit for protesting students in Wardha

Election officials on Wednesday gave a clean chit to five students accused of violating the model code of conduct in poll-bound Maharashtra, a charge that had led to their expulsion last week from a W...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 29.09.19

Devendra Fadnavis, star performer in the BJP

Dreams do come true, but not always in the ways one had imagined. Among the chief ministers of the Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled states, Devendra Fadnavis, the Maharashtra CM, has emerged as a star if ...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 18.09.19

No internet or mobile not a new thing in Kashmir: Shah

Home minister Amit Shah today said that except for eight police station areas in Kashmir that had Section 144 imposed, there were no other restrictions elsewhere in the state and lack of communication...
By The Telegraph in Ranchi

India  /  Published 18.09.19

Rajini hedges on Hindi: Idea good, don't implement it

Actor Rajinikanth on Wednesday supported the idea of a common language, but added that it would be ineffective in India. 'A common language not just for India, but any country, is good for its un...
By The Telegraph and PTI in Chennai

Opinion  /  Published 16.09.19

Hindi for all: Why is Amit Shah inviting trouble?

They do not give up easily. The Bharatiya Janata Party led by Narendra Modi has taken on itself the sacred duty of giving India its identity. A brilliant way of doing this is to make all Indians speak...
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