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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

Sep 14, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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

The hospital had withdrawn the circular on Sunday, saying it was issued “without any instruction or knowledge of the hospital administration and the Delhi government”.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

Nov 29, 2020 Prakash Kumar

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


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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.


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.


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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


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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02 June, 2019

Amid Controversy Over Teaching Hindi, Javedekar Says No Decision Taken Yet

Outlook Web Bureau

'The Modi government’s policy has always been that all languages should be developed and no language should be imposed on anyone. There should be no unnecessary apprehensions about it,' the Union minister Prakash Javedekar said.


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Union Home Minister Amit Shah along with Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel attends the inaugural ceremony of a new mega milk powder plant and new packaging film plant of Amul, in Gandhinagar

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Former Union Minister Vijay Goel along with supporters holds a demonstration at the ITO Chowk against Kejriwal government calling its fight against pollution only a drama, in New Delhi.

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Uttar Pradesh ADG (Law and Order) Prasant Kumar (L) and UP Principal Secretary Deepak Kumar address a press conference on the cancellation of the UPTET Exam 2021, at Lok Bhawan in Lucknow.

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Leaders from various parties join the BJP in presence of the party's State unit President Swatantra Dev Singh and Deputy C M Dinesh Sharma, in Lucknow.

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A health worker collects swab samples of a vendor for COVID-19 testing at a market in the wake of spike in coronavirus cases, in Jammu.

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