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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

India  /  Published 05.09.20

Valley voices Hindi fear

The Valley’s civil society has woken from a yearlong slumber to oppose a purported central government design to impose Hindi on Jammu and Kashmir and voice alarm at a “learning crisis&rdqu...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

Opinion  /  Published 28.08.20

Many Flavours: Parochial imposition of Hindi

One of the most crucial aspects about the study of language is, perhaps, the ability to read between the lines. This skill would come in handy while deciphering the recent comments made by the Union e...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 10.08.20

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 04.07.20

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


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