Advertisement
Monday, Nov 28, 2022
Outlook.com
Outlook.com

Anti-Hindi protest

US Congressman Expresses Concern Over Hindu-Muslim Violence In Tripura And Bangladesh

Nov 02, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

US Congressman Andy Levin has expressed his concern over anti-Hindu violence and retaliatory violence in Bangladesh and Tripura. He blames Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Tripura Police for terrorizing Muslims.

Language Politics: Will Indians Soon Become Hindians?

Aug 28, 2020 Shastri Ramachandaran

Irrespective of the party in office at the Centre, there has been no let up in the imposition of Hindi across the country


Nobody Can Be Called Anti-national For Not Speaking Hindi: DMK Leader Kanimozhi

DMK Leader and MP Kanimozhi also said that the BJP government is trying to push Hindi in non-Hindi speaking states through the three-language formula introduced by the National Education Policy 2020.

'Will Never Allow Three-Language Formula': Tamil Nadu CM On New Education Policy

Aug 03, 2020 G.C. Shekhar

Tamil Nadu CM E K Palaniswami has regretted that the NEP went ahead with the three-language policy even after states like Tamil Nadu had opposed it in the draft stage.


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 government is out to impose Hindi.

Advertisement
18 September, 2019

Never Asked For Hindi Imposition, Should Be Used As Second Language: Amit Shah

PTI

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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 the country.


16 September, 2019

To Support Or Oppose Amit Shah's Hindi Push? Bengal BJP In A Fix

Outlook Web Bureau

'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 leader in West Bengal said.


16 September, 2019

Hindi Row: K'taka CM Yediyurappa Says His Govt Committed To Promoting Kannada, State Culture

Outlook Web Bureau

The Karnataka Chief Minister said 'as far as Karnataka was concerned, Kannada was the principal language'.


16 September, 2019

'No Shah, Sultan Or Samrat Should...': Kamal Haasan Jabs Amit Shah On Hindi Push

Outlook Web Bureau

In a video message posted on Twitter, Kamal Haasan warned the fight for Jallikattu -- the traditional sport involving bulls and humans -- was just a protest, but 'the battle for our language will be exponentially bigger than that'.


15 September, 2019

'War Cry' Against Other Mother Tongues: Kerala CM Vijayan On Amit Shah's Hindi Push

Outlook Web Bureau

In a Facebook post, Vijayan said the country was already seeing a widespread protest against the imposition of a common language, adding the move was a sign of Sangh Parivar opening a new battlefield in the name of language.


Advertisement

07 June, 2019

Bengali Boys Sweep Floors, Girls Dance In Bars, Says Meghalaya Governor, Mamata Hits Back

Outlook Web Bureau

Stressing on the need to learn Hindi, Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy said barring those who would not step outside West Bengal, everyone should learn Hindi, as this was the language the people of the country, except in Tamil Nadu, more or less understood.


03 June, 2019

Lingua Fracas: Why Tamil Nadu Loves To Resist 'Hindi Imposition'

Shastri Ramachandaran

The BJP’s anti-Englishism combined with its drive to privilege Hindi and the Hindi-speaking (people and regions) over other linguistic groups, has always aroused deep antagonisms in Tamil Nadu


03 June, 2019

Row Over Hindi Escalates, Tamil Nadu Parties Cry Foul Over National Policy On Language Formula

Outlook Web Bureau

The draft National Education Policy, 2019 available on the government website said the three-language formula will need to be implemented in its spirit throughout the country, promoting multilingual communicative abilities



28 January, 2018

Stalin Attacks Centre Over Hindi Imposition, Threatens To Hold 1965-Like Agitation

Outlook Web Bureau

"Let me remind you, our protests (anti-Hindi agitation) in 1965 had led to a regime change," he said, referring to the defeat of the Congress, which never returned to power in Tamil Nadu since then.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
Advertisement
Advertisement

Outlook Latest Issue

Subscribe Now
Short Story

‘Laab’ In The Mountains

He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.

Graphic Novel

Play Us A Memory, Violin Man

They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.

Chinki Sinha
Play Us A Memory, Violin Man

Fact-Check

It’s Just Numbers, Love

Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.

Rukmini S.
It’s Just Numbers, Love

Opinion

The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz