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How Hindi Literature Failed The Saffron Challenge

How Hindi Literature Failed The Saffron Challenge

The silence of major writers suggests that the rightward shift of the Hindi heartland was inevitable.

25 March 2022
Who Is Delhi's 'SRC Aunty': Woman Selling Hindi Literature Books For 25 Years

Who Is Delhi's 'SRC Aunty': Woman Selling Hindi Literature Books For 25 Years

Sanjana Tiwari's shop is outside Shri Ram Centre for Performing Arts and is a place of many activities – where people talk about literature, performing art,...

17 March 2022

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...

Poonam Pandey Speaks On Accusing Sam Bombay Of Assault

Poonam Pandey Speaks On Accusing Sam Bombay Of Assault

In a recent interview with The Times Of India, Poonam Pandey said, 'No woman wants to go through such incidents'.

24 February 2022

Vishwa Hindi Diwas: TV Celebs Share Unique Encounters With Foreigners Appreciating The Language

On the occasion of Vishwa Hindi Diwas, actresses Shubhangi Atre, Himani Shivpuri, and actor Ambrish Bobby share some special and interesting encounters with...

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25 December 2021
Rtd Lecturer Writes Open Letter To PM Against NTA On 'Error' In NEET-UG Physics Paper

Rtd Lecturer Writes Open Letter To PM Against NTA On 'Error' In NEET-UG Physics Paper

While the English version of the question specified the words 'amplitude of current', the Hindi version had it framed only as 'dhara' (current) and dropped the...


15 December 2021
Vice President Launches Rahul Rawail's Book On Raj Kapoor On Showman's 97th Birth Anniversary

Vice President Launches Rahul Rawail's Book On Raj Kapoor On Showman's 97th Birth Anniversary

In his filmmaking journey as an actor, director and producer, Naidu said Raj Kapoor had the knack for unearthing remarkable hidden talent.


06 December 2021
Nashik Literary Meet Concludes; Pawar Urges People To Take Marathi Literature To Next Generation

Nashik Literary Meet Concludes; Pawar Urges People To Take Marathi Literature To Next Generation

"Marathi language is the pride of Marathi people. Litterateurs should make efforts to get Marathi its glory and politicians should provide necessary...


30 November 2021
It's A Wrap For Vijay Devarakonda-Ananya Panday Starrer 'Liger's USA Shoot Schedule

It's A Wrap For Vijay Devarakonda-Ananya Panday Starrer 'Liger's USA Shoot Schedule

The filmmakers of 'Liger' released a new set of photos today to announce that the shooting of the USA schedule was completed with a dinner party.


26 November 2021
Raijor Dal and Assam Jatiya Parishad Oppose Government Decision To Abolish Language Paper In Civil Services Exam

Raijor Dal and Assam Jatiya Parishad Oppose Government Decision To Abolish Language Paper In Civil Services Exam

Addressing a press conference after the Cabinet meeting, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said recognised languages would include Bodo or Bengali or any...


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19 October 2021
Zomato Reinstates Employee Terminated Over Language Controversy, CEO Says Tolerance And 'Chill' Needs To Be Higher

Zomato Reinstates Employee Terminated Over Language Controversy, CEO Says Tolerance And 'Chill' Needs To Be Higher

Defending his decision, Goyal stated that this alone was not something the executive should be fired for. He added that the company’s executives are young...


30 October 2020
The Assertion Of Hindi

The Assertion Of Hindi

The threat of Hindi imposition, the failed three-language formula, a perceived, deeper design and a likely solution


22 August 2020
Language Of Politics

Language Of Politics

More voices from the state demand learning of Hindi


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
Faced 'Similar Taunts' For Not Speaking Hindi, Says Chidambaram On Kanimozhi's Allegation

Faced 'Similar Taunts' For Not Speaking Hindi, Says Chidambaram On Kanimozhi's Allegation

Chidambaram also said that if the Central government is genuinely committed to both English and Hindi being the official languages of India, it must insisit...


09 August 2020
'Was Asked If I Am Indian As I Don't Know Hindi': DMK Leader Kanimozhi Alleges Bias

'Was Asked If I Am Indian As I Don't Know Hindi': DMK Leader Kanimozhi Alleges Bias

The incident is understood to have taken place when Kanimozhi was at the Chennai international airport to take a flight to Delhi.


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30 November 2019
Outlook Poshan In Hindi, Too

Outlook Poshan In Hindi, Too

Why we are reaching out to 44 per cent Indians in their own language


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...


26 September 2019
Not Modi. Not Gandhi. Ambedkar May Be The True Father Of India

Not Modi. Not Gandhi. Ambedkar May Be The True Father Of India

No doubt Gandhi fought untouchability and Nehru followed his footsteps, but it was Ambedkar who shaped the progressive, futuristic idea of a modern India.


23 September 2019
'Sab Changey Si, Majama Che...': PM Modi Boasts Of Diversity At 'Howdy Modi'

'Sab Changey Si, Majama Che...': PM Modi Boasts Of Diversity At 'Howdy Modi'

Stressing on the diversity of Indian languages and cultures, Modi said: 'Howdy Modi? The answer is everything is fine in India.'


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...


18 September 2019
‘No Language Can Be Imposed’: Rajinikanth On Amit Shah’s Hindi Remark

‘No Language Can Be Imposed’: Rajinikanth On Amit Shah’s Hindi Remark

"A common language not just for India but any country is good for its unity and progress. Unfortunately, (one cannot) bring a common language in our country....


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...


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