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linguistic chauvinism

As goons attack shops over ‘smaller Kannada fonts’ on signboards in Bengaluru, here is how Karnataka Congress leaders have been fanning the language divide...

The language war stroked in the guise of so-called Hindi imposition and protection of interests of Karnataka had led to mainstreaming rabid lingiustic chauvinist groups like Karnataka Rakshana Vedike (KRV) which has been working in tandem with Congress party on host of issues for years.

Bengal: After TMC mainstreamed anti-Bihar sentiment, pregnant woman says doctor turned her away because she did not know Bengali

A Hindi speaking Muslim woman has alleged that a doctor in a govt hospital in WB asked her to go to Bihar for not knowing Bengali

Bhojpuri and Magahi out, Urdu stays: Latest controversy from Jharkhand and what we know about it

A controversy has sparked after removal of Magahi and Bhojpuri as regional languages while retention of Urdu as a common regional language in all the districts of Jharkhand

Actor Prakash Raj slaps a man for speaking Hindi in ‘Jai Bhim’, sparks outrage

In Tamil and Telugu versions of ‘Jai Bhim’ movie, actor Prakash Raj is seen slapping a man for speaking in Hindi.

Justice Kirubakaran cautions against linguistic chauvinism, warns against ‘fringe elements’ wearing the mask of NGOs and human rights organisations

Justice Kirubakaran expressed concern over media reports showing links of educated and respected people of the country with the Naxal movement.

TMC Troll Garga Chatterjee spreads hate against non-Bengalis, gives thinly veiled threat of violence against non-Bengalis living in West Bengal

Trinamool Congress troll Garga Chatterjee, consistent with his track record, has been spreading hate on social media even during the Wuhan Coronavirus pandemic.

If you want to stay in Bengal, speak in Bengali: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee’s autocratic diktat

Beleaguered with the NRS controversy, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee whips up linguistic chauvinism

Hindi Diwas: Is Narendra Modi-led government imposing Hindi in non-Hindi speaking states? An explainer

Till Article 351 exists in Constitution of India, Government of India is dutybound to promote Hindi

The Linguistic ATM: A divisive investment

The efforts to sow the seeds of linguistic chauvinism in Bengal society may not yield desired results.

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