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MNC employees, exchange students attend: China to Russia, Centre’s Hindi institute serves as meeting point

This time, 22 South Korean employees of Samsung have enrolled for the upcoming session, which will begin in August — in the first mass enrollment to the institute by employees of a single organisation.

Out of my mind: A Hindi Rashtra? An unwise idea

The Hindi curriculum controversy brought out the problems Narendra Modi will face. There is a divide within the BJP like there is in most ideological parties.


Sanskrit song at IIT Madras hits wrong note, sparks row

Traditionally, Tamil Thaai Vazhthu, considered the Tamil anthem, is sung as the invocation song at official functions. Opposition parties accused the Central government of ignoring Tamil language and culture and imposing Hindi, Hindu and Sanskritic ideas in the state.

Shashi Tharoor opposes Swaraj's move on making Hindi official in UN, asks what if we have Tamil PM

According to the UN rules, support of two-third member countries (129 nations) is required out of the total 193 member nations, Swaraj said in the Lok Sabha during Question Hour.

A former engineer who helps foreigners learn Hindi

At 27, Pallavi Singh looks nothing like a drab Hindi language teacher. The former engineer, however, has over the past five years taught colloquial Hindi to over 700 foreigners, including the likes of William Dalrymple, various diplomats and a bevy of Bollywood background dancers. “Language affects how you are included or excluded in a society. […]

Centre's stand of using three-language formula 'not reasonable': Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah requested the Centre to acknowledge the cultural aspirations of the people of Karnataka. He also urged the Centre to look into the practical utility of Kannada and English languages for signages in Namma Metro.


Encourage teachers to teach Hindi instead of imposing: HRD Committee

The recommendation comes following deliberations on a presidential order last month asking the ministry to consult states on making Hindi compulsory till class 10 in schools affiliated to CBSE and Kendriya Vidyalyas.

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India does not have a ‘national’ language; it has 22 ‘official’ languages.

Govt against Hindi as official language in higher judiciary

The Centre’s reply came in response to a PIL that claimed that using English as an official language in SC and HCs was ‘a legacy of British’.

Tongue tied

Modi government must address and undo the impression that it is driving a Hindi domination project