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Education policy seems more ‘daft’ than ‘draft’

The policy’s pro-Hindi and anti-English thrust is once again sowing the seeds of discord.

03 Jun 2019 12:51 AM

Tamils erupt over ‘impose Hindi’ bid

Twitter was also flooded with messages protesting the draft education policy submitted to the new government at the Centre on Friday.

02 Jun 2019 5:43 AM

Forcing Hindi language on TN people would not be tolerated: DMK leader

Kamal Haasan said, 'I have acted in many Hindi films, in my opinion Hindi language should not be imposed on anyone.'

01 Jun 2019 4:30 PM

Niki.ai launches hindi language support for semi urban and rural India

Regional language users will comprise 75% of India's internet users.

11 Oct 2018 7:49 PM

Zomato customer's 'shuddh Hindi' conversation with executive has Twitter in splits

The man didn't expect that the customer care executive will also respond to his display of pure Hindi in a similar manner.

25 Jul 2018 4:37 PM


Google celebrates Mahadevi Varma with doodle

On this date, in 1982, Varma received the Jnanpith Award for her outstanding contributions to Indian literature.

27 Apr 2018 8:20 AM

Here are some benefits of raising multilingual childre

Indians born and brought up in America often feel embarrassed to make their children learn the native language.

12 Mar 2018 7:54 PM

UK college to expand Hinglish course offering

Hinglish is easier to learn than Hindi because it is taught using Roman letters rather than the traditional Devanagari script.

10 Mar 2018 4:41 PM

Oxford to soon introduce first-ever Hindi word of the year

The Hindi word of the year will be a word or expression that has attracted a great deal of interest this year.

16 Nov 2017 1:31 PM

Indian girl trying to sing songs in 85 languages for Guinness

Hailing from Kerala, Suchetha already knew to sing in some Indian languages like Hindi, Malayalam and Tamil.

12 Nov 2017 3:46 PM


From Anna to Abba, 70 Indian words added to Oxford dictionary

The words were added to the dictionary as Indians have “a highly specific vocabulary with no direct equivalents in English.

29 Oct 2017 4:50 PM

Cook says new iPhones to have Hindi dictation

Tim Cook said that the new keyboard for India and we now support 11 local languages.

30 Sep 2017 9:33 AM

DGCA asks airlines to carry 'Hindi' newspapers on board

It said not providing publication in Hindi was against government's policy on official language.

26 Jul 2017 1:27 PM

Live.me launches its Hindi live broadcasting app

Cheetah Mobile, the mobile utility and content app developer, is launching a localized Hindi version of its live broadcasting app Live.me.

25 Jul 2017 1:17 PM

NDA plays the language card

This appears to be a clever use of the language card that would do nothing for keeping the country united across several languages and cultures.

25 Jun 2017 1:31 AM


Govt only promoting Hindi, not imposing it, says Kiren Rijiju

Among other recommendations of the Committee accepted by President are making announcements on board aircraft in Hindi and then in English.

25 Apr 2017 12:45 AM

360 Degree: A red herring and a red rag

There are a couple of significant, and ominous, depending on the point of view, recommendations which have been rejected.

23 Apr 2017 6:39 AM

Efforts on to make Hindi an official language of the UN: govt

'The government continues its efforts in popularising Hindi worldwide Sushma Swaraj,' said in a written reply in the Lok Sabha

14 Dec 2016 4:41 PM

A ‘moti’vated artist

Kripa Joshi’s comic book, Miss Moti chronicles the everyday trials and triumphs of an ordinary woman with an extraordinary imagination.

27 Nov 2016 12:33 AM

Aus preschoolers to learn Hindi as foreign language

Birmingham said almost 10,000 children had been part of the programme that helps students and their teachers to learn new languages.

14 Nov 2016 12:36 PM