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Sep 24, 2017
Gujjar scholars demand inclusion of Gojri in Eighth Schedule, seek research centres for development of languageGojri, a tribal language spoken by nearly two million Gujjars, should be included in Eighth Schedule of the Constitution, scholars from the community said
Jun 14, 2017
Call for Gorkhaland: Collateral damage of Mamata-BJP's grim battle of identities in West BengalAlarmed by BJP's rise — which has proposed an alternate cultural paradigm rooted in muscular Hindi chauvinism — Mamata Banerjee is trying to use language as the counter-culture to stymie BJP's agenda.
Feb 02, 2017
Goa Election 2017: Language politics looms as a potentially divisive factorIn particular, the language in which education is given can become a political issue. Under the noise and clutter of the ongoing elections in Goa too, language lurks as an issue — not of ethnic but of religious identity.
Jun 20, 2014
Memo to Modi: Being Indian must not mean Hindi chauvinismIndia needs to have a multi-language policy for government, and Hindi cannot be privileged over other Indian languages. A globalising country also needs to give English its due place in public communication