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    Why the paranoia about diversity?

    Nyla Ali Khan | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2019

    INDIA’S home minister Amit Shah of the BJP now bats for Hindi as the unifying language that India requires. In India, several decades ago, the...

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    Hindi as the uniting language of India?

    Ram Puniyani | Updated at 12:00am on September 20, 2019

    MODI.2 has emerged as a very powerful government. It has not only the numerical majority; it is also facing a weak and divided opposition. That...

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    Final Assam NRC published

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:00am on September 15, 2019

    The final list of Assam National Register of Citizens with individual statuses of all the 3.30 crore applicants has been published online, reports India Today....

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    No foreign film in cinemas during festivals: SC

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:45pm on May 30, 2018

    The Appellate Division on Wednesday banned the import, distribution and screening of foreign films, including of Indian Bangla, Hindi or Pakistani movies during the national...

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    Linguistic equality and Hindi imperialism

    by Garga Chatterjee | Updated at 12:05am on April 06, 2018

    IT WAS an ordinary moment. The governor of Meghalaya Ganga Parasad was delivering his speech in the Meghalaya legislature...

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    Follies in following in the footstep of Hindi

    by Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 12:05am on March 19, 2018

    A TEXT message that began my morning on Saturday was from the government system. A beep and a GovtInfo message said that the Dhaka South...

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    Bollywood relied on remixes in 2017

    Culture Desk | Updated at 11:36pm on January 01, 2018

    In a year where the Hindi film industry brought many impactful original stories on screen, a lack of novelty in its music was majorly felt...

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    A Shambhulal that matches the likes of the Quadris

    by Garga Chatterjee | Updated at 12:05am on December 21, 2017

    FIVE hundred and sixteen. That is the number of people from all over the Indian Union who deposited money in the past one week amounting...

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    Kannadigas say ‘no’ to Hindi in Bengaluru

    by Garga Chatterjee | Updated at 12:05am on September 30, 2017

    THE # NammaMetroHindiBeda [We don’t want Hindi in our Metro] movement against Hindi imposition in the Bengaluru Metro in the Kannadiga’s own capital city has...