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Messing Up with Language

‘Hindi should replace English as the link language and it should be the language of communication for the non-Hindi speaking areas or States,’ said Union Home Minister Amit Shah recently.

Dr Suresh Mathew Dr Suresh Mathew
06 Jun 2022

Linguistic Pluralism

‘One nation-one language’ will be a disaster as India is a Union of States based on linguistic reorganisation. Imposition of Hindi on non-Hindi speaking States is bound to be doomed.

Dr Bernard D’ Sami Dr Bernard D’ Sami
06 Jun 2022


Let me begin with a mistake I made. I thought the thanksgiving ceremony of the canonisation of Devasahayam would begin at the St. Xavier’s Cathedral at Kottar

A. J. Philip A. J. Philip
08 Jun 2022

Pope Francis continues to surprise the world, by his example, by his teachings and by the appointments he makes.

IC Correspondent IC Correspondent
07 Jun 2022

If you can’t fight, you can join. That seems to be the language policy of the Modi government. There was a time when the Bharatiya Jan Sangh,

A. J. Philip A. J. Philip
06 Jun 2022

The theme for the World Environment Day 2022 focuses on living sustainably in harmony with nature. It is important to realise that this planet is our only home.

Cedric Prakash Cedric Prakash
06 Jun 2022

The Hindutva version of nationalism which look upon people as majority ‘us’ and minority ‘them’ is contrary to the inclusive Indian nationalism

Sacaria Joseph Sacaria Joseph
06 Jun 2022

Evangelization is living and sharing the way of life Jesus lived and recommended to his disciples.

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
06 Jun 2022

India’s gun laws are strict and subject to fulfilment of the conditions prescribed under the Arms Act, 1959 and connected Rules.

Aarti Aarti
06 Jun 2022

Vatican observers say that Pope Francis’ choice of the Cardinals is to ensure that his successor continues his reform and renewal agenda

Chhotebhai Chhotebhai
06 Jun 2022

Being humble by nature and kind at heart, Fr. Roche could easily meet and greet people of different Christian denominations and hold a fraternal dialogue with them

Patrick Crasta Patrick Crasta
06 Jun 2022

In Lexington, Virginia, lie the mortal remains of a legend, General Stonewall Jackson. General Jackson earned his nickname at the First Battle of Manassas.

Robert Clements Robert Clements
06 Jun 2022