West Bengal  /  Published 10.08.22

‘Apolitical’ Adivasi forum show of strength

This first-of-its kind Adivasi Ekta Hulsai Manch, formed in June,  is being considered significant by electoral players although the forum called itself apolitical...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

News  /  Published 05.08.22

Debate over utility of Bengali language at Techno India University

“Countries like China, Russia and Germany are great today as they take pride in their language and use it as their medium of communication,” argued a participant...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

Career  /  Published 04.08.22

5 reasons to learn French as a Foreign Language

By Mehwash Hussain

West Bengal  /  Published 04.08.22

Hill rivals unite for language day

On August 20, 1992, Nepali/Gorkha was recognised in the Eighth Schedule of the Indian Constitution...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


West Bengal  /  Published 01.08.22

Persian history: Ode to Sikhs

Several vignettes of Indian history were discussed, by over 500 participants from across the country and beyond, over the past two days at a seminar in Calcutta...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

Lifestyle  /  Published 20.07.22

Want to be sensitive to all genders and body types? Omit these words from your vocab

If Parliament can place an embargo on certain words, so can we...
By Pooja Mitra

India  /  Published 17.07.22

Tharoor wades into words row

Expunging always takes place after unparliamentary words have been spoken and not in anticipation: Congress MP...
By Asim Kamal in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 17.07.22

‘Unparliamentary’ language row in Lok Sabha

The British Parliament, too, has a list of words deemed ‘unparliamentary’ — but these are limited to abuses like ‘guttersnipe’, ‘rat’ and ‘hooligan’...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 14.07.22

Unparliamentary words: a new list

The booklet listing out unparliamentary words and expressions comes ahead of the Monsoon session beginning July 18...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


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