Opinion  /  Published 29.08.20

Oh My Burdens! Laden, Laden

By Sankarshan Thakur in

Opinion  /  Published 27.08.20

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

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.08.20

Push for tribal languages in Jharkhand

“Inclusion in the Eighth Schedule gives a language a national status that helps in a number of ways,” said Hari Oraon, head of tribal and regional languages department of Ranchi University...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

India  /  Published 05.08.20

China: eye on language

China on Tuesday registered its protest over India joining a clutch of countries and universities across the world that are reviewing or closing down its Confucius Institutes which purportedly  o...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

Education  /  Published 04.08.20

Talk to others in the field before you decide on your option

Q I am a Class XI student of humanities. I am passionate about both English and economics. I am a keen participant in elocutions and many of my articles have been published in newspapers. What should ...
By Shivani Manchanda in

West Bengal  /  Published 03.08.20

Regional language inclusion chorus in forest dept

More representatives of political parties, organisations representing communities and office bearers of development outfits formed by the state in north Bengal have joined political parties of hills t...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri/Jalpaiguri

Opinion  /  Published 18.10.19

Lynchistan is impeccably desi

Of course, lynch and lynching are foreign words. But lynchistan, an apposite colloquialism for parts of the cow belt, is impeccably desi. The term derives from practices that would have horrified Moha...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray in

Opinion  /  Published 16.09.19

Hindi for all: Why is Amit Shah inviting trouble?

They do not give up easily. The Bharatiya Janata Party led by Narendra Modi has taken on itself the sacred duty of giving India its identity. A brilliant way of doing this is to make all Indians speak...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 07.09.19

Imagine a Lennon teaching English at 94

The audience at Nazrul Mancha gave a standing ovation to birthday girl Olive Lennon who turned 94 on Saturday. The nonagenarian Lennon still teaches English to her nephew and a small group of children...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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