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Hindi Will Reduce Tamils To 'Shudras', Says DMK MP Amid Row Over Hindi Imposition

Hindi Will Reduce Tamils To 'Shudras', Says DMK MP Amid Row Over Hindi Imposition

DMK leader and MP TKS Elangovan also said attempts are being made to impose 'Manu Dharma' through Hindi.

06 June 2022
Aditi Rao Hydari On North-South Cinema Debate: We Need To Be More Inclusive

Aditi Rao Hydari On North-South Cinema Debate: We Need To Be More Inclusive

Actress Aditi Rao Hydari, who recently made her red carpet debut at the Cannes Film Festival 2022, speaks up about the ongoing debate of north vs south cinema.

22 May 2022

Whatever Language We Speak, We Are All Indians, Says PM Modi Amid Language Row In India

Modi’s comments came at a time when his party has drawn flak for their push for Hindi and calling it national language. 

Anti-Hindi movement: The Grassroots Struggle For Tamil Pride

Anti-Hindi movement: The Grassroots Struggle For Tamil Pride

The idea that Hindi is spoken by a majority of Indians is a claim that has to be ferociously contested. Only 26 per cent of the Indian population selected...

29 May 2022

Amit Shah's Comments On Hindi Opposed Across South India, Including By BJP Ally AIADMK

AIADMK's O Panneerselvam said people may learn Hindi on their own volition but imposition of the language is unacceptable.

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26 January 2022
We Are Not Against Hindi But Oppose Its Imposition: TN CM

We Are Not Against Hindi But Oppose Its Imposition: TN CM

He said it should not be construed as narrow-mindedness if Tamils insist on retaining their mother tongue and refuse to accept any other language to displace it


02 November 2021
US Congressman Expresses Concern Over Hindu-Muslim Violence In Tripura And Bangladesh

US Congressman Expresses Concern Over Hindu-Muslim Violence In Tripura And Bangladesh

US Congressman Andy Levin has expressed his concern over anti-Hindu violence and retaliatory violence in Bangladesh and Tripura. He blames Vishwa Hindu...


28 August 2020
Language Politics: Will Indians Soon Become Hindians?

Language Politics: Will Indians Soon Become Hindians?

Irrespective of the party in office at the Centre, there has been no let up in the imposition of Hindi across the country


14 August 2020
‘Language Diversity Must Be Respected’

‘Language Diversity Must Be Respected’

DMK leader Kanimozhi speaks out about the politics of language


10 August 2020
Nobody Can Be Called Anti-national For Not Speaking Hindi: DMK Leader Kanimozhi

Nobody Can Be Called Anti-national For Not Speaking Hindi: DMK Leader Kanimozhi

DMK Leader and MP Kanimozhi also said that the BJP government is trying to push Hindi in non-Hindi speaking states through the three-language formula...


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03 August 2020
'Will Never Allow Three-Language Formula': Tamil Nadu CM On New Education Policy

'Will Never Allow Three-Language Formula': Tamil Nadu CM On New Education Policy

Tamil Nadu CM E K Palaniswami has regretted that the NEP went ahead with the three-language policy even after states like Tamil Nadu had opposed it in the...


20 September 2019
OPINION | Opposition To Hindi Is More Political Than Realistic

OPINION | Opposition To Hindi Is More Political Than Realistic

Both the Prime Minister and Home Minister are from non-Hindi speaking states. So it is a bit difficult for anti-Hindi parties to convince people that the NDA...


18 September 2019
Never Asked For Hindi Imposition, Should Be Used As Second Language: Amit Shah

Never Asked For Hindi Imposition, Should Be Used As Second Language: Amit Shah

Home Minister Amit Shah said to end the confusion, people should listen to his speech carefully.


18 September 2019
'Dangerous Idea': Chidambaram Takes Dig At Amit Shah's 'Hindi Push' In Latest Tweet

'Dangerous Idea': Chidambaram Takes Dig At Amit Shah's 'Hindi Push' In Latest Tweet

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram said while he supported the idea that all languages should be developed, he will never accept that Hindi can alone unite...


16 September 2019
To Support Or Oppose Amit Shah's Hindi Push? Bengal BJP In A Fix

To Support Or Oppose Amit Shah's Hindi Push? Bengal BJP In A Fix

'We can neither openly vouch for nor oppose it (Shah's statement). If we support it then we will be branded anti-Bengalis and anti-Bengali language,' a BJP...


16 September 2019
Hindi Row: K'taka CM Yediyurappa Says His Govt Committed To Promoting Kannada, State Culture

Hindi Row: K'taka CM Yediyurappa Says His Govt Committed To Promoting Kannada, State Culture

The Karnataka Chief Minister said 'as far as Karnataka was concerned, Kannada was the principal language'.


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18 September 2019
'No Shah, Sultan Or Samrat Should...': Kamal Haasan Jabs Amit Shah On Hindi Push

'No Shah, Sultan Or Samrat Should...': Kamal Haasan Jabs Amit Shah On Hindi Push

In a video message posted on Twitter, Kamal Haasan warned the fight for Jallikattu -- the traditional sport involving bulls and humans -- was just a protest,...


15 September 2019
'War Cry' Against Other Mother Tongues: Kerala CM Vijayan On Amit Shah's Hindi Push

'War Cry' Against Other Mother Tongues: Kerala CM Vijayan On Amit Shah's Hindi Push

In a Facebook post, Vijayan said the country was already seeing a widespread protest against the imposition of a common language, adding the move was a sign of...


07 June 2019
Bengali Boys Sweep Floors, Girls Dance In Bars, Says Meghalaya Governor, Mamata Hits Back

Bengali Boys Sweep Floors, Girls Dance In Bars, Says Meghalaya Governor, Mamata Hits Back

Stressing on the need to learn Hindi, Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy said barring those who would not step outside West Bengal, everyone should learn Hindi,...



03 June 2019
Lingua Fracas: Why Tamil Nadu Loves To Resist 'Hindi Imposition'

Lingua Fracas: Why Tamil Nadu Loves To Resist 'Hindi Imposition'

The BJP’s anti-Englishism combined with its drive to privilege Hindi and the Hindi-speaking (people and regions) over other linguistic groups, has always...


03 June 2019
Row Over Hindi Escalates, Tamil Nadu Parties Cry Foul Over National Policy On Language Formula

Row Over Hindi Escalates, Tamil Nadu Parties Cry Foul Over National Policy On Language Formula

The draft National Education Policy, 2019 available on the government website said the three-language formula will need to be implemented in its spirit...



28 January 2018
Stalin Attacks Centre Over Hindi Imposition, Threatens To Hold 1965-Like Agitation

Stalin Attacks Centre Over Hindi Imposition, Threatens To Hold 1965-Like Agitation

"Let me remind you, our protests (anti-Hindi agitation) in 1965 had led to a regime change," he said, referring to the defeat of the Congress, which never...


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