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

Dec 06, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

"Marathi language is the pride of Marathi people. Litterateurs should make efforts to get Marathi its glory and politicians should provide necessary co-operation," Pawar said.

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

Oct 19, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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 and not experts on regional sentiments and languages.


Hindi Diwas: Amit Shah Says Hindi Is 'Friend' Of All Indian Languages

Addressing an event on Hindi Diwas, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said all Indian regional languages complement and complete Hindi and all regional languages must be promoted and encouraged.

'No Malayalam' Circular: Delhi Hospital Official Apologises

Jun 09, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The hospital had withdrawn the circular on Sunday, saying it was issued “without any instruction or knowledge of the hospital administration and the Delhi government”.


Regressive, Retrograde: Faculty Members On IIT, NIT Courses In Vernacular

Experts skeptical about rolling out BTech courses in mother tongue at such short notice

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20 November, 2020

Exams For Central Govt Jobs Must Be Held In Regional Languages: KCR Writes To Modi

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The exams are currently held in Hindi and English


10 August, 2020

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

Preetha Nair

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.


23 September, 2019

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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


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.


18 September, 2019

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

Outlook Web Bureau

"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. So you cannot impose any language," Rajinikanth said.


14 September, 2019

'Hindi Not National Language': Karnataka Opposition Parties Oppose 'Hindi Diwas'

Outlook Web Bureau

A pro-Kannada outfit has warned of agitations from October 1 if the Centre 'imposes' Hindi in Karnataka.


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30 August, 2019

After PM Modi's Language Challenge, Shashi Tharoor Responds In Style With 'Pluralism'

Outlook Web Bureau

The Thiruvananthapuram lawmaker revealed his choice of word and said that he would tweet a word daily in English, Hindi and Malayalam.


28 June, 2019

Opinion | NEP Afterthoughts: Can We Focus on Developing a Mother-Tongue-based Bilingual Model for Schools?

Deepti Sreeram

Though immersion in more than one language at an early age is useful towards learning more languages, this would only result in functional proficiency.


18 June, 2019

Uttar Pradesh Govt To Issue Press Releases In Sanskrit Too

Outlook Web Bureau

The first press note in Sanskrit was issued by the state government's Information Department on Monday.


14 June, 2019

Row Erupts Over Southern Railway Circular Making English, Hindi Mandatory

Outlook Web Bureau

The circular was withdrawn after the DMK took it up with officials, with the Opposition slamming it as another attempt at 'imposing' Hindi.


05 June, 2019

DMK Demands Tamil To Be Made Official Language In Central Govt Offices

Outlook Web Bureau

The proposal came a day after the Centre dropped the contentious provision of compulsory teaching of Hindi in non-Hindi speaking states.


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


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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


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Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Chief Sukhbir Singh Badal during an election rally in support of SAD/BSP joint candidate from Patiala for Punjab Assembly Election 2022, in Patiala.

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People from the Sikh community pay tribute to Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat and other officials, who died in IAF's MI-17V5 chopper crash yesterday in Tamil Nadu, at Yahiyaganj Gurudwara in Lucknow.

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Mortal remains of CDS Gen Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat, who were killed in an IAF's Mi-17V5 helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu yesterday, arrive at Madras Regimental Centre in Wellington.

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Bharatiya Kisan Union Spokesperson Rakesh Tikait addresses farmers during a meeting to decide their future course of action, at Singhu border in New Delhi.

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Mortal remains of CDS Gen Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat and 12 other officials, who were killed in an IAF's Mi-17V5 helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu yesterday, arrive at Madras Regimental Centre in Wellington.

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