Hindi imposition

Ariyalur bank branch manager caught in Hindi-row transferred to regional office in Tiruchy

The move comes after political parties in Tamil Nadu condemned the manager and bank for allegedly refusing a loan to a senior citizen man because he did not know Hindi.

published on : 22nd September 2020

Retired govt doctor in Ariyalur claims nationalised bank refused to give loan as he didn't know Hindi

Hurt by the treatment allegedly meted out to him at the Gangaikondacholapuram branch of a nationalised bank, 76-year-old C Balasubramanian served a legal notice to the bank’s manager.

published on : 21st September 2020

Hindi Diwas row: Call for celebration of all languages

 Political party leaders, Kannada organisations and netizens have opposed observing ‘Hindi Diwas’ on Monday in non-Hindi speaking states.

published on : 15th September 2020

DMK MP, BJP leader agree to hold live TV debate on Hindi 'imposition' in Tamil Nadu

BJP state vice president K Annamalai said he challenged DMK leaders for a live debate on the issue. This was accepted by DMK MP Senthil Kumar.

published on : 11th September 2020

Hindi nahi maloom, how do I promote it?: Chennai GST officer adds new twist to language row

While a major debate rages on over the Hindi ‘imposition’ in the State, the ordeals of Assistant Commissioner Balamurugan add a new twist to the old tale.

published on : 9th September 2020

Will populism be the central theme of another Tamil Nadu election?

With elections drawing closer, the ever-simmering pot of Hindi imposition is being rekindled, for the political returns can be bountiful depending on the way it’s churned.

published on : 7th September 2020

Cauvery outfit fumes at Centre for Hindi reply to RTI query

The Cauvery Rights Retrieval Committee (CRRC) has taken strong exception to Union government’s reply in Hindi to a query filed by it under the RTI Act.

published on : 5th September 2020

You Tamilians are breaking this country: Vetrimaaran shares humiliating experience at Delhi airport for not knowing Hindi

Versatile Kollywood filmmaker Vetrimaaran shared a humiliating experience he faced at the Delhi airport for not knowing Hindi.

published on : 4th September 2020

'Ayush Secretary Rajesh Kotecha's remarks violate Official Languages Act’

Retired IAS officer MG Devasagayam said appointment of non-IAS officers as secretaries has subverted the pan-India character of civil service posts.

published on : 24th August 2020

Prajwal Revanna bats for two-language policy

“To expect 130 crore Indians to compulsorily learn Hindi is foolishness and nothing else.

published on : 22nd August 2020

Tamil Nadu Ayush doctors told to exit webinar as union govt official firm on speaking only in Hindi

Ayush official allegedly told them to leave when they asked him to speak in English as attendees from TN not able to understand Hindi.

published on : 22nd August 2020

CISF to post more local language versed personnel at airports; rejects Kanimozhi's charges

The lady official told senior officials during inquiry that she "did not utter the words as alleged by the concerned passenger but just said that Hindi is also an Indian or official language."

published on : 12th August 2020

Let's not equate Hindi with nationalism, says S M Krishna on Kanimozhi episode

Kanimozhi had said she was asked whether or not she was an Indian after she told a CISF official at the airport to speak in Tamil or English as she did not understand Hindi.

published on : 11th August 2020

Hindi row: HDK bats for Kanimozhi, says south leaders an ignored lot

In a statement, Kumarasamy said that many prominent politicians from South India had been denied opportunities due to the ‘Hindi politics’.

published on : 11th August 2020

TNIE Expressions | Hindi doesn’t pose a threat, English does: BJP MP Rakesh Sinha

Sinha was debating the pros and cons of the NEP with the Congress leader MM Pallam Raju and DMK’s Rajya Sabha MP TKS Elangovan. 

published on : 11th August 2020
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