Extraction movie review: Chris Hemsworth's Netflix film marries Hollywood grandeur with localised aesthetics
Extraction embraces linguistic and ethnic diversity but fails to be a true-blue 'global' film by giving most of the Indian actors the shorter end of the stick.
Minority languages suffer from institutional neglect, biases as Indian govt saves its focus for 'classical languages'
Minority languages suffer from institutional neglect since India’s states, founded on the principle of linguistic nationalism, view these languages with suspicion. The Central Government, on the other hand, saves its focus for English and Hindi, the undeserving recipient of nationwide propagation.
Tiger Shroff's Baaghi 3, Sanjay Mishra, Deepak Dobriyal's Kamyaab, Onward, Gypsy: Know Your Releases
Baaghi 3 leads the fresh pack of theatrical releases this week.
Trance, Ayushmann Khurrana's Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan, Bhoot, Mafia, Bheeshma: Know Your Releases
This week, two of the most anticipated Hindi movies, Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan and Bhoot, will release, along with Mafia, Trance, and Bheeshma.
Ranji Trophy 2019-20: BCCI commentators spark controversy after referring to Hindi as 'national language of India'
The commentators during the Ranji match between Karnataka and Baroda said Hindi is the national language of the country and every Indian must learn to speak the language.
News18 India retains status as most read regional news platform; unique visitors' count jumps 11.6% to 85 mn
News18 Bangla2 grabbed the number one position amongst the Bengali news sites, with an incredible 21 percent month-on-month growth of unique visitors.
At IFFI, Taapsee Pannu told a gentleman, who insisted on her speaking in Hindi, she is as much a Hindi film actress as she is a Telugu and Tamil actress.
'Why only Gujarati?': Mamata Banerjee says JEE (Mains) must be conducted in all regional languages, warns of protests
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday criticised the Centre for adding Gujarati as a medium for the JEE (Mains) and asked why all other regional languages, including Bengali, should not be included as well
From Bollywood's domination to the most preferred languages: What the YouTube India charts reveal about the listenership in the country
How big is YouTube in India? A whopping 94 percent of the 3,000 internet users surveyed for trade body the Indian Music Industry’s recently-released Digital Music Study said they use YouTube or Vevo to consume music.
Narendra Modi sends a message to South India: PM is shaping thought process on Tamil language, Christians, Muslims
By addressing Tamil as the oldest language in the world on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was correcting the misconception that the BJP was a party which favoured Hindi heartland in the north and negated south India
Adivasis and the Indian State: Tribals' philosophy of collectivism is humanity's best chance to end cycle of exploitation
It is the Adivasi philosophy of collectivism, being one with the nature and all its elements, which will ultimately end the cycle of exploitation
Unnao rape case unrelated to law and order, Muslims highest beneficiary of govt schemes: Top quotes from Yogi Adityanath's News18 interview
In an exclusive interview with Network18 group editor-in-chief Rahul Joshi, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath spoke about a range of issues, including the law and order situation since he came to power, the Ayodhya land dispute and the pitch for Hindi as a common language
As the shrill celebration of Hindi Diwas comes to a quiet end, it is useful to remember that Hindi, contrary to its projection as the timeless linguistic spirit of the Indian nation, has a history.
Hindi should not be imposed as concept of common language 'unfortunately' not possible in India, says Rajinikanth
Veteran actor Rajinikanth said the concept of a common language in India was not possible and asserted any attempts of Hindi imposition would not be only be resisted by southern states, but even many in the North
DMK to stage ‘massive’ protests across Tamil Nadu on 20 September against Amit Shah’s pitch for Hindi as common language
Upping the ante against "Hindi imposition," allegedly by the Centre, a high-level DMK meet on Monday announced protest across Tamil Nadu on 20 September to condemn Home Minister Amit Shah's Hindi pitch.
India's many languages are not her weakness, says Rahul Gandhi days after Amit Shah pitches for Hindi as unifying language
Days after Home Minister Amit Shah pitched for Hindi as a common language for the country, Rahul Gandhi on Monday said India's many languages are not its weakness.
Kamal Haasan says ‘no Shah, Sultan, Samrat’ can reverse promise of unity in diversity amid debate on 'imposition' of Hindi in southern states
Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) founder Kamal Haasan on Monday opposed any attempts to "impose" Hindi saying it was a promise made to the country decades back which "no Shah, Sultan or Samrat must renege on."
Unpacking Amit Shah's Hindi Divas comment: 'Himperialism' is characteristic of BJP's empire-building ambitions
It is odd that Indian languages apart from Hindi should be chosen for sacrifice in this battle against “foreign languages”, but in any case, which “foreign languages”, in the plural, are being referring to?
Hindi 'imposition' debate: Schools can play key role in promoting integration through 3-language formula
The language debate has again assumed significance in the light of remarks made by Home Minister Amit Shah.