Career  /  Published 04.08.22

5 reasons to learn French as a Foreign Language

By Mehwash Hussain

Calcutta  /  Published 25.03.21

Hindi: climbdown after student outcry

Officials clarify: ‘Rajbhasa’ only for ‘a part of administrative office work’...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur

Science Tech  /  Published 15.02.21

Linguistic markers can predict Alzeimer’s

A recent study indicates that it may be possible to predict whether a person will get neurological diseases by his or her speech patterns...
By Gina Kolata

Opinion  /  Published 07.04.19

Ringside at a battle over 'shuddh' Hindi

Does purity of a language really merit discussion at a linguistics conference?...
By Abahan Datta

Opinion  /  Published 04.06.19

Education policy should not play games of domination

The spirit of the Constitution encourages respect for all languages...
By The Editorial Board

Education  /  Published 04.02.19

Computers are becoming multilingual -- and NLP experts are in great demand

Technology needs to communicate with users. Natural language processing experts facilitate that. No wonder they are now in great demand ...
By Madhura Banerjee

Science  /  Published 14.03.19

A taste for f-words

A study has used evidence from linguistics, anatomy and anthropology to show how diet-induced changes in the human bite spawned new speech sounds including “f”, “v” or “pf”...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 03.05.19

Love, in ten thousand words

In the contemporary world, our language has become charged with violence, contempt, disgust and rejection...
By G.N. Devy


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