Renaming Cities
Opinion  /  Published 11.11.18

No financial emergency to justify invoking Section 7

Sir — It is shocking that the present government has apparently invoked Section 7 of the Reserve Bank of India Act which empowers the former to issue directives to the central bank, which is otherwi...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 07.07.19

Jana tha Japan, pahunch gaye Cheen

Jana tha Japan, Pahunch Gaye CheenThe Centre has rejected the Bengal government's proposal to change the name of the state. Union minister of state for home, Nityanand Rai, said something about “con...
By Upala Sen

India  /  Published 10.11.18

Rename your Muslim leaders: UP ally Rajbhar tells BJP

One of Yogi Adityanath’s ministers and allies on Saturday advised the BJP to change the names of its frontline Muslim members before renaming places founded by Muslim rulers.“Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi i...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 18.11.18

In New India, places belong only to the rulers

Dictionaries, everyone knows, have to be regularly updated. Not just to include new words but also to throw out words that have become unfamiliar through disuse. Or misuse. The word ‘democracy’, f...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 16.11.18

Sanskritising films: A to-do list for Yogi Adityanath

One place that will soothe Yogi Adityanath’s eyes, tired of spotting Muslim names everywhere, is the list of the earliest Hindi films. The first years look like edicts of Hindutva now, though they c...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya


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