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Opinion  /  Published 28.03.21

Finger on the lips

The silent era of films has ended, but only for men. New research tracking speaking parts in Hindi films reveals that on an average, in the biggest pan-national box-office hits from the past five year...
By The Editorial Board in

Calcutta  /  Published 25.03.21

Hindi: climbdown after student outcry

The Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science on Wednesday said its purported attempt to impose Hindi on the campus “does not pertain to any scientific research or instructions” bu...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur

West Bengal  /  Published 24.03.21

Science hub told to cultivate Hindi

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By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Entertainment  /  Published 24.03.21

‘This is the best time to be a female actor’

Courtesy Netflix, some promising young female actors, who are progressively making their presence felt on screen, came together for a freewheeling chat with The Telegraph. We chatted with Zoya Hussain...
By Priyanka Roy  in

Entertainment  /  Published 06.02.21

In the eye of the storm

9. WATER Deepa Mehta courted controversy once again with Water. Set in 1938 and exploring the marginalised lives of widows at an ashram in Varanasi, the film starred John Abraham and Lisa Ray (after ...
By Priyanka Roy  in

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West Bengal  /  Published 29.01.21

Bista seeks language reprieve

The BJP has raised the language issue to exert pressure on Mamata Banerjee during this election season with Darjeeling MP Raju Bista seeking the chief minister’s “intervention” to re...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

People  /  Published 27.12.20

First Among Unequals

Jitne bhi classes hum insaan ne banaye hain, I think I’ve played them all,” says actor Jitendra Kumar. Fondly known as Jeetu or Jeetu bhaiya — after some of the characters he has pla...
By Manasi Shah in

Opinion  /  Published 02.12.20

Unequal tongues: Language wars in the Valley

One of the fallouts of the revocation of Article 370 that has arguably given a new meaning to the constitutional relationship between Jammu and Kashmir and India is the adoption of five languages &mda...
By Luv Puri in

India  /  Published 05.10.20

TN politician pick fault with Hindi rail SMS

A DMK parliamentarian and an NDA constituent on Sunday picked fault with a Hindi text message the railways sent to a passenger to confirm the ticket, portraying it as language “imposition”...
By PTI in Chennai

Opinion  /  Published 14.09.20

Many voices: NEP and Hindi imposition

In a multilingual country, languages can be a site of tension and conflict, particularly when regional history, the sense of identity and power are factored into the equation. So the National Educatio...
By The Editorial Board in


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