languages

Imposing language an assault on India’s diversity

The State cannot be allowed to interfere, as a matter  of law, since it relates to the future of the child. This  is indeed a matter of privacy and personal liberty

published on : 31st October 2022

MP to roll out MBBS textbooks in Hindi, other states to follow suit in respective languages

While teaching in English will continue, students will have the option to study both in Hindi and their regional language.

published on : 14th October 2022

No intention of making Hindi alone national language, says Rahul Gandhi

"There was a discussion with Rahul Gandhi about the identity of Kannada. Then, he said everyone's mother tongue is important. We respect all languages. Everyone has a right in the Constitution."

published on : 7th October 2022

Sign up to bring change

On International Day of Sign Languages, members of and allies of the deaf community emphasise why it is crucial to learn sign language

published on : 23rd September 2022

‘Language Box’ to save endangered tribal tongues of Tamil Nadu

Tribal students can pick up words from their language, write it on a paper in English or Tamil, and drop it in the 'language box'.

published on : 12th August 2022

Barriers in using local language in courts: Chief Justice of India

In his address, CJI Ramana said Tamilians take great pride in their language, food, and culture. 

published on : 24th April 2022

Shah comments on Hindi raises hackles in South

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday said the move to impose Hindi cannot be accepted.

published on : 10th April 2022

German soon to be part of school lesson under new MoU

The MoU was signed in the presence of Deputy Chief Minister and Education Minister Manish Sisodia and Ambassador of Germany to India Walter J Lindner. 

published on : 6th April 2022

OBC quota: Dasoju welcomes SC notice to English and Foreign Languages University

Thanking the apex court for considering the matter, he described the decision as a step forward in the path of justice to OBCs across the nation.   

published on : 2nd April 2022

Music to Armaanians’ Ears   

Singer-songwriter Armaan Malik wants to take Hindi music onto a global stage just like K-pop  

published on : 20th March 2022

Cabinet approves Bill to include Kashmiri, Dogri, Hindi as official languages in J&K

The Bill received the Cabinet nod on Wednesday at a meeting presided by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

published on : 2nd September 2020

Aadhaar, bank details of English and Foreign Languages University applicants were available online

The site that contained data of students was taken down after Express reached out to the university vice chancellor and alerted him about the leak.

published on : 14th March 2018

NEET 2018: Same question paper in vernacular languages will ensure uniformity, end discrimination, say students, experts

CBSE has said that question papers in vernacular languages will be mere translation of the English paper has brought relief for medical aspirants.

published on : 25th January 2018

UK library appeals for collecting poetry in endangered languages

According to Unesco, of the 7,000 languages spoken in the world, more than half are endangered -- with one dying every two weeks, reports the Guardian.   

published on : 28th September 2017