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Kenny Sebastian's Name Appears In English Question Paper, Comedian Shares Pic

Kenny Sebastian's Name Appears In English Question Paper, Comedian Shares Pic

Popular stand-up comic Kenny Sebastian posted a picture of an English question paper and it has gone viral for all the right reasons.

16 June 2022
 Make Yoga Part Of Daily Routine: PM Modi

 Make Yoga Part Of Daily Routine: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi encourages the people to make Yoga a part of their daily routine.

14 June 2022

Why English Remains Aspirational Language In India

English is hailed in India for its immense socio-economic potential to turnaround fortunes of those hailing from small towns or educated in vernacular mediums

You win win but 'we' are lost

You win win but 'we' are lost

As advocates of regional languages gear up to face the threat of a Hindi deluge, they are also waking up to the existential threat of internal decay. We look...

30 April 2022

‘Hindi Is A National Language Or Not’, Ajay Devgan And Kichcha Sudeep Engage In Banter

Bollywood actor Ajay Devgan and multilingual film actor Kichcha Sudeep engaged in a 'brotherly argument' on Twitter over Hindi language.

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06 May 2022
In Another Tongue: How Translation As A Literary Form Has Gained Ground In India

In Another Tongue: How Translation As A Literary Form Has Gained Ground In India

In a country as linguistically diverse as India, with its treasure trove of regional literature and a growing tribe of English speakers, translation as a...


20 June 2022
Marathi Pride Is Passe, Shiv Sena's Apathy Hurts The Language

Marathi Pride Is Passe, Shiv Sena's Apathy Hurts The Language

Despite several agitations by political parties—some violent—the Marathi language is on a downslide. It will take more than government efforts to promote...


09 March 2022
Sushmita Sen Reveals About Her Struggle With English During The Miss Universe Pageant

Sushmita Sen Reveals About Her Struggle With English During The Miss Universe Pageant

Actress Sushmita Sen recalls the struggle with English during the time she was competing at the Miss Universe pageant. She said, "I was from Hindi medium...


27 January 2022
Comedian Barry Cryer Passes Away At 86

Comedian Barry Cryer Passes Away At 86

The circumstances surrounding comedian Barry Cryer's death at the age of 86, including the cause of death, are still unknown.


13 December 2021
CBSE Exam Paper Under Fire For Alleged Gender Stereotyping, Board Refers Matter To Subject Experts

CBSE Exam Paper Under Fire For Alleged Gender Stereotyping, Board Refers Matter To Subject Experts

Various excerpts from the passage have gone viral on social media with users calling out the board for supporting "misogynistic" and "regressive opinions" and...


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13 December 2021
DCW Issues Notice To CBSE On Gender Stereotyping Views In Exam Comprehension Passage

DCW Issues Notice To CBSE On Gender Stereotyping Views In Exam Comprehension Passage

"The said article is infuriating for its totally sexist and warped in its approach. Not only is the article offensive towards women, it is also very offensive...


06 December 2021
Maharashtra Teachers Queue Up For English Classes As Schools Turn Bilingual

Maharashtra Teachers Queue Up For English Classes As Schools Turn Bilingual

The Shiv Sena which is in power in the BMC as well as in Maharashtra has not been too gung-ho over English in the previous years. But that seems to be changing.


25 November 2021
31 Dead As Migrant Boat Capsizes In English Channel

31 Dead As Migrant Boat Capsizes In English Channel

Authorities Wednesday found 31 bodies — including those of five women and a young girl — and two survivors.


26 August 2021
Dalit Authors, Mahasweta Devi Removed From English Syllabus, DU Comes Under Fire

Dalit Authors, Mahasweta Devi Removed From English Syllabus, DU Comes Under Fire

The council also approved the implementation of National Education Policy from 2022-23 and four-year undergraduate programmes, overriding a strong dissent from...


01 March 2021
Watch: Viral Video Reshared By Shashi Tharoor On How To Speak Like Him

Watch: Viral Video Reshared By Shashi Tharoor On How To Speak Like Him

The Karachi comedian made a video and posted it on social media in which he talked about how to speak English like Shashi Tharoor.


13 December 2020
gOoD eNgLiSh? WTF is that?

gOoD eNgLiSh? WTF is that?

LMAO, WTF, TIL and TL;DR aren’t just an exasperating farrago of digitalese. Internet patois carries a subversive social power.


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30 November 2019
Watch | English Teacher In UP School Is Unable To Read In English, Suspended

Watch | English Teacher In UP School Is Unable To Read In English, Suspended

The Magistrate Devendra Kumar Pandey is seen in the video sitting in a classroom with students alongside him. He asks the teacher to of the class to read from...


29 November 2019
Is Technology Changing The Way We Consume Music?

Is Technology Changing The Way We Consume Music?

People’s choice in songs are determined by an algorithm--that works online--which leads to a more homogenized taste in music across the world cutting across...


14 June 2019
Row Erupts Over Southern Railway Circular Making English, Hindi Mandatory

Row Erupts Over Southern Railway Circular Making English, Hindi Mandatory

The circular was withdrawn after the DMK took it up with officials, with the Opposition slamming it as another attempt at 'imposing' Hindi.


28 September 2018
'English Mind', Not The Language, Is An Illness: Venkaiah Naidu

'English Mind', Not The Language, Is An Illness: Venkaiah Naidu

The vice president insisted that Indians must get back to its roots.


26 February 2018
Inspired By Sridevi's 'English Vinglish', This Patna Institute Started Special Course For Mahadalit Girls

Inspired By Sridevi's 'English Vinglish', This Patna Institute Started Special Course For Mahadalit Girls

Birbal Jha, the managing director of 'British Lingua', said Sridevi's death was like a personal loss for them.



13 September 2017
Delhi Man Thrashed For Speaking In 'Fluent English', Three Arrested

Delhi Man Thrashed For Speaking In 'Fluent English', Three Arrested

Five men rounded the victim up and asked him "why were you speaking in English?"


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