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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

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

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

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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

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

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


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