Education  /  Published 04.02.19

Computers are becoming multilingual -- and NLP experts are in great demand

In the middle of the highway, my father turned to our car navigation system for directions. Before chalking out a route from Calcutta to Santiniketan, the system asked our language preference — woul...
By Madhura Banerjee in

North East  /  Published 04.02.20

Rickety school poses threat

The dilapidated condition of a government school in Hojai district of Assam poses a threat to the students.With cracked walls, broken roof and holes on floor, Marwari Hindi Prathamik Vidyalaya is comp...
By Nikhil Kumar Mundra in Hojai

Opinion  /  Published 14.06.19

The biggest show on earth

I want to earn sabka vishwas. I want to give you swabhiman. I want to give you swatantrata. I will give you desh bhakti.I will give you swachhata. I will give you nari shakti. I will give you employme...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in

India  /  Published 01.06.19

Draft fuels concern in Tamil Nadu over Hindi

Protests broke out in Tamil Nadu on Saturday against the draft National Education Policy’s endorsement of the three-language formula for schools, prompting the Centre to try and allay the fears of a...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.09.19

BJP's Hindi love story is long and going strong

Merely a day into assuming power in 2014, the BJP government sent a circular to all ministries, departments and public sector banks that said their social media accounts should give prominence to Hind...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi


India  /  Published 14.09.19

One-language pitch by Amit Shah revives fears

Home minister Amit Shah has test-fired a “one-language” mission, projecting Hindi as the singular choice that can unite the country.The early-morning articulation on Hindi Divas touched a raw nerv...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.10.19

Wardha varsity revokes expulsions

The Wardha-based Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya on Sunday revoked the expulsion of five students who had written a protest letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, but seemed to in...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.09.19

#GoBackModi: When Modi met Chennai

Narendra Modi, who was in Chennai to attend the convocation at IIT Madras, said Tamil reverberated in the US after he quoted poet Kaniyan Pungundranar at the United Nations General Assembly. The Prime...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 22.09.19

Clarification leaves behind language riddle

Amit Shah’s clarification about not seeking Hindi’s imposition but only its adoption as a “second language after one’s mother tongue” has divided academics, with many seeing even the toned-d...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.09.19

Kannada my state’s principal language: Yediyurappa

Karnataka’s BJP chief minister, B.S. Yediyurappa, said on Monday that all Indian languages were equal, appearing to differ with party president and Union home minister Amit Shah over according prima...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


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