Nobody ever learnt a language that was imposed on them. Language is an emotive issue and history is replete with instances when making a language mandatory has led to outrage and even bloodletting.
Home minister Amit Shah’s remark on the need for a single national language has rightly sparked a debate, but the headlines missed much in his speech about language, culture, and identity.
Highlighting the importance of preserving, protecting and promoting Indian languages, the vice president of India, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu spoke in 22 languages at an event to mark International Moth
With the union cabinet’s approval for the much-discussed New Education Policy (NEP), learning processes in the country are set to undergo radical changes. The cabinet chaired b
Hearing Impaired schoolchildren will now be able to access education material in their preferred form of communication, Indian Sign Language (ISL), following an agreement between the NCERT and the
Being and Becoming Multilingual: Some Narratives