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Amit Shah’s ‘people from various states should speak in Hindi, not English’ remark draws flak

India’s Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s remark – on last Thursday – that people from various states should speak in Hindi, not English, and that Hindi should be regarded as an alternative to English, is drawing sharp criticism, Time of India reports.

April 28, 2022
April 28, 2022

Notes of a first-time English teacher

As the white hot sun pierced through the soufflé clouds on an afternoon a lifetime ago, my aunt and I leaned back a little too precariously on our rattan armchairs while talking about the allure of academe.

April 10, 2022
April 10, 2022

Amit Shah’s ‘people from various states should speak in Hindi, not English’ remark draws flak

India’s Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s remark – on last Thursday – that people from various states should speak in Hindi, not English, and that Hindi should be regarded as an alternative to English, is drawing sharp criticism, Time of India reports.

August 10, 2021
August 10, 2021

“English For Today” Wishes It Were More Popular Today

Frustrated, the book has finally voiced its complaint.

September 11, 2019
September 11, 2019

Chinese scholars claim English is a Chinese dialect

Chinese scholars from the World Civilization Research Association claim that some European languages, including English, are dialects derived from Mandarin.

January 24, 2019
January 24, 2019

What are the IELTS essentials?

IELTS is an immensely popular standardised exam of English language proficiency.

February 2, 2017
February 2, 2017

Sharapova boxes clever as return nears

Maria Sharapova said Wednesday she refused to feel sorry for herself during her doping ban, occupying her time by studying at Harvard, writing a book and even learning how to box.

September 11, 2016
September 11, 2016

Kante even better than Makelele

New Chelsea enforcer N'Golo Kante is so good that he is even better than Stamford Bridge legend Claude Makelele, fellow midfielder Nemanja Matic declares.

July 19, 2016
July 19, 2016

Zlatan sends warning to PL defenders

If Premier League defenders are not already quaking in their boots at the prospect of facing Zlatan Ibrahimovic this season, they might be now after he sent them a warning ahead of the new campaign.

May 20, 2016
May 20, 2016

Ginola in hospital after collapse

Former France winger David Ginola collapse during a celebrity golf day on the French Riviera on Thursday and was taken by helicopter to a hospital in Monaco.

March 30, 2016
March 30, 2016

Trouble over hacker ad

An English coaching centre has landed in trouble for publishing an advertisement that allegedly inspired people to become hackers.