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VARIETY

 |  Shorts In The Dark  |  5-minute read
Language imperialism, Language imposition, National language, Hindi imposition

How Hindi can be the unifying force for India

Hindi has become by default the language that most Indians speak.

POLITICS

 |  Below The Belt  |  13-minute read
Language imposition, Bengali culture, Unemployment, Doctors Strike

'Bengal only for Bengalis': Who is Mamata Banerjee kidding? That Bengal is long gone

The CM is acting as the political, moral and cultural ambassador of a ghost community that has been forced out of its crumbling state long ago. The Bengalis who are everywhere but in Bengal.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Education, Tamil, Hindi, Language imposition

Believe me, Tamil people have nothing against Hindi

Those who have are language chauvinists who can be found on either side of the Vindhyas. They are morally indefensible and politically corrupt.

VOICES

 |  4-minute read
Mother tongue, Tamil, Hindi imposition, Language imposition

The most obvious argument against language imposition

Humans deserve the comforts of a native tongue and its culture — the near-simultaneity of thought and expression, the tacit understanding of unspoken meanings, the purity of accent and emotion.