Language Curriculum
Education  /  Published 12.01.21

Tongues as Wings

The popularity of foreign languages is on the rise among schoolchildren; a large number are opting to study French, German and Mandarin over Indian languages or even their mother tongue. To cater to t...
By Chandreyee Ghose

West Bengal  /  Published 19.10.20

Kamtapuri study books sent for approval

The Kamtapuri Bhasa Academy constituted by the state government has readied study books of all subjects which are taught at state-aided primary schools of Bengal in Kamtapuri language. The books were...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Opinion  /  Published 04.06.19

Education policy should not play games of domination

By The Editorial Board

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

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


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