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Is India’s <em>Bāhubali: The Conclusion</em> a New Beginning?
January 02, 2018
Is India’s Bāhubali: The Conclusion a New Beginning?
It may not be a global watershed for Indian films, but the movie broke regional divides.
Is India’s Bāhubali: The Conclusion a New Beginning?
Why English is Not Enough to Understand India
December 08, 2017
Why English is Not Enough to Understand India
Precise text, low context: English-Hindi translations are usually fine, but sometimes the nuance is dropped.
Why English is Not Enough to Understand India
A Semantic Masala: Oxford English Dictionary Fills up With Indian Words
November 02, 2017
A Semantic Masala: Oxford English Dictionary Fills up With Indian Words
Dozens of new English-Indian terms reveal a lot about the dialogue of cultures.
A Semantic Masala: Oxford English Dictionary Fills up With Indian Words
Why India Shouldn't Move Away From the Hindi Script
September 03, 2015
Why India Shouldn't Move Away From the Hindi Script
There's no reason for India to let go of its traditional scripts.
Why India Shouldn't Move Away From the Hindi Script
Language and Basic Rights in India: Beyond English
July 16, 2014
Language and Basic Rights in India: Beyond English
Why India cannot become truly integrated or democratic until it uses its native languages more.
Language and Basic Rights in India: Beyond English
‘Hinglish’ on the Rise
December 14, 2010
‘Hinglish’ on the Rise
The fusion of English and Hindi known as ‘Hinglish’ used to be frowned upon. Now, even TV news seems to think it’s OK.
‘Hinglish’ on the Rise
India’s Many Tongues
March 08, 2010
India’s Many Tongues
Can a billion people be shepherded toward a single language? And should India’s government try? Shreyasi Singh investigates.
India’s Many Tongues
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