India  /  Published 04.11.19

Jamun Ka Ped out of ICSE books

A satirical short story in which officials keep passing the responsibility of rescuing a man trapped under a jamun tree until the buck finally stops at the Prime Minister’s door has been scrapped fr...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 09.10.19

Reminder: Urdu is an Indian language

New India, not surprisingly, is giving rise to ever-new thought processes. According to the authorities of Panjab University, the National Assessment and Accreditation Council had advised them to merg...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 16.07.19

Tamil trouble for Modi government again

The Narendra Modi government on Tuesday cancelled the postal department recruitment examination held on Sunday after its ally in Tamil Nadu, the AIADMK, broke ranks for the day to join hands with arch...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.09.19

Amit Shah: Don’t want to impose Hindi but…

Union home minister Amit Shah on Wednesday said he never asked for imposing Hindi over other languages but appealed for a common second language other than the mother tongue.The DMK postponed “tempo...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 14.09.19

If we have Hindi Diwas, why not Kannada Day?

Mainstream of consciousnessHome Minister Amit Shah has said Hindi can play a key role in uniting the country. Why Hindi? In his words: 'India is a country of different languages and every language has...
By Upala Sen in Calcutta


India  /  Published 14.09.19

Hindi Diwas: Amit Shah's tweets result in #StopHindiImposition

By The Telegraph in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.06.19

Stalin issues ultimatum on Hindi

DMK president M.K. Stalin has alleged that the Centre’s move to drop the clause on compulsory Hindi learning in non-Hindi-speaking states in the draft National Education Policy was aimed at deceivin...
By PTI in Chennai

India  /  Published 30.05.19

White kurta-pyjama, Hindi dominating themes at swearing-in of Modi, ministers

Traditional Indian wear with hues of saffron and use of Hindi language for oath-taking were the overriding themes at the glittering swearing-in of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union ministers of t...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.01.20

'Samvidhaan' is Oxford's Hindi word of 2019

Oxford University Press (OUP) on Tuesday named Samvidhaan' (Constitution) the Oxford Hindi Word of 2019, saying it received widespread attention in the year which was witness to the spirit of the Indi...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.06.19

JNU to discuss making Hindi compulsory in undergraduate courses

The Jawaharlal Nehru University is expected to discuss on June 28 a UGC proposal to make Hindi a compulsory language for all 11 undergraduate courses, a move that its students' union has opposed. ...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi


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