TN Congress to hold black flag demonstration at Shah for Hindi pitch

The Congress in Tamilnadu on Tuesday announced it would hold a black flag demonstration against Union Home Minister Amit Shah during his future visit to the State in protest against his Hindi pitch. Continue Reading

Will never compromise importance of Kannada: Yediyurappa

Amid a raging debate over Hindi as a common language for the country, Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Monday asserted that Kannada is the principal language in the State and its importance would never be compromised. Continue Reading

DMK to protest against Shah’s Hindi pitch on 20 September

Upping the ante against ‘Hindi imposition,’ a high-level DMK meet on Monday announced protest demonstrations across Tamilnadu on 20 September to condemn Home Minister Amit Shah’s Hindi pitch. Continue Reading

Don’t impose Hindi on us: Kamal

In a video released to media today, Kamal said, “India was formed after several sacrifices made by Kings then. But when it comes to our language and culture, there is no place for any sacrifice.” Continue Reading

Amit vs Anna: How Hindi push snowballed into political row in TN

The timing of Home Minister Amit Shah’s call to promote Hindi, made on Hindi Diwas, might be appropriate for the north. But it was totally wrong for the south, especially Tamilnadu, for it came just a day ahead of the 110th birth anniversary of CN Annadurai, popularly Anna, a name that has been the driving force behind the Tamilnadu politics for the past six decades. Continue Reading

Amit Shah’s Hindi remarks trigger furore in TN; AIADMK, DMK protest

Union Minister Amit Shah’s statement to unify India with Hindi sparked a flutter among Tamilnadu political leaders who immediately objected it. This even led to the trending of the #StopHindiImposition tag in Twitter. Continue Reading

TN tops in people volunteering to learn Hindi among southern states

Even as there has been an ongoing outrage and row in Tamilnadu over the three-language proposal, the tops the list in people volunteering to learn Hindi among other southern states in India, according to a data. Continue Reading

Introduce Tamil in other States: Palaniswami urges Modi

Amid all the buzz over the three-language policy in schools, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today tweeted to Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking him to include Tamil as an optional language for study in other States. Continue Reading

Central govt has proved that it will not impose Hindi, says Tamilisai

Flaying Stalin for charging the BJP with practising communal politics, the party’s Tamilnadu unit president said the shoe was on the other foot. It was the DMK that claimed to be secular that was being partial to one religion and ignoring another, she said. Continue Reading