Indian Languages
Heritage  /  Published 12.09.20

Cradle of the dying

By Prasun Chaudhuri in

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.08.20

Hemant: plea on tribal languages

Chief minister Hemant Soren has written a letter to Union home minister Amit Shah demanding the inclusion of three tribal languages — Mundari, Ho and Kuruk — in the Eighth Schedule of...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 14.11.18

Some languages are more equal than others

The language barrier seems to have been breached: at present, about 52 per cent of the urban youth in India are reported to be bilingual, with 18 per cent being able to speak three languages. On the f...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 07.06.20

A perfect frame

We say that there is pluralism in Indian society. But what does it mean? Let us explore this phenomenon and try to form an accurate picture of pluralism in India. Numbers and differences are the two b...
By A. Raghuramaraju in

Opinion  /  Published 02.11.18

The promise of Indian languages lies broken

A broad-brush history of the last thousand years for the subcontinent that we now recognise as India, whatever else it may or may not choose to recall, will look deficient if it does not mention the e...
By G.N. Devy in

Opinion  /  Published 20.02.20

Learning to tell the tale in India

The last People’s Linguistic Survey conducted in 2013 by the Vadodara based Bhasha Research and Publication Centre populated a list of 780 languages which still exist in India. The survey findings w...
By in Kolkata


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