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Opposition to Hindi Imposition in India

One of the largest collection of articles on the subject.

Economic Discrimination of Tamil Nadu (and some other Southern and Western states) by Indian Government

Tamil Nadu Independence Movements

History of Tamilnadu independence movements (from 1939 to today), reasons behind the independence demand, is there popular public support in Tamil Nadu and more.

Independence Movements in India (Punjab, Assam, Nagaland,...)

Tamil Eelam and Sri Lanka (Tamil Eelam independence struggle: past, present and future)

Indian Actions that Affect Tamil Nadu
Pseudo-democracy (or Semi-democracy) in India, Hindi-North Centered Indian Policies, The Great North-South Divide, and more.

Tamil Nadu
Historical perspectives; Status of Tamil Nadu within India and devolution of power from Indian central government; Tamil Nadu fishermen killings in the sea.

Tamilnadu Politics

From hardnosed articles to light-nature articles like the life of a minister with two wives.

Tamil Language (Past, present and future. The language politics in India and Tamil Nadu. Is Tamil on the way to semi-extinction in Tamil Nadu?)

Tamil Etymology

Indian Government, Indo-Aryans and Sanskrit Language

Etymology as well as place of Sanskrit today (Sanskrit imperialism over India?)


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20190201 A List of Hindi Imposition Related Activities in 2018 (Part C: July - September) (by Thanjai Nalankilli), TAMIL TRIBUNE, February 2019 (12 KB) (h)

Title is self-explanatory.

20190202 Fast to Death of Sangaralingam and Renaming Madras State to Tamil Nadu: Chapter 18 of "Political History of the Rise and Fall of Dravidian Parties in Tamil Nadu (South India)" (by Thanjai Nalankilli), TAMIL TRIBUNE, January 2019 (12 KB) (tn)

Sangaralingam, a veteran Congress Party member fasted to death in 1956. Congress Party that was in power at the centre and state at that time refused.

20190203 Carrots and Cash Awards to Promote Hindi: Who Pays For It? Direct and Indirect Costs to Taxpayers (by Thanjai Nalankilli), TAMIL TRIBUNE, February 2019 (24 KB) (h)

Indian government in its zealousness to make its employees do more work in Hindi uses carrots and sticks -- inducements and punishments. Examples.

20190204 Indian Government Pollutes Tamil Website with Hindi-Sanskrit Words (by Thanjai Nalankilli), TAMIL TRIBUNE, February 2019 (12 KB) (t)

Not-so-hidden agenda of the Indian government: degradation of Tamil and elevation of Hindi-Sanskrit.

20190205 Indirect Hindi Imposition Through Hindi Project Names (by Thanjai Nalankilli), TAMIL TRIBUNE, February 2019 (8 KB) (h)

India uses every possible method to thrust Hindi into unwilling non-Hindi throats. One such method is to give Hindi names to its projects. 47 examples.

20190101 Anti-Hindi-Imposition Agitations: What is in a Name? (by Thanjai Nalankilli), TAMIL TRIBUNE, January 2019 (12 KB) (h)

Until 1980s everyone used the name Anti-Hindi Imposition Agitation; no one called them Language Agitation. Why we are opposed to the change in name?

20190102 The 1956 DMK State Conference in Trichi: Chapter 17 of "Political History of the Rise and Fall of Dravidian Parties in Tamil Nadu (South India)" (by Thanjai Nalankilli), TAMIL TRIBUNE, January 2019 (8 KB) (tn)

DMK decides to contest the 1957 election.

20190100 Collection of 5 articles on Anti-Hindi Imposition Agitations in Tamil Nadu



http://www.tamiltribune.com/hindi/agitations.html was uploaded in 2019-01

http://www.tamiltribune.com/hindi/allstates.html  was uploaded in 2019-02

http://www.tamiltribune.com/hindi/arrogance.html  was uploaded in 2019-02

http://www.tamiltribune.com/hindi/culture.html  was uploaded in 2019-02

http://www.tamiltribune.com/hindi/education.html  was uploaded in 2019-02

http://www.tamiltribune.com/hindi/foreign.html  was uploaded in 2019-02

http://www.tamiltribune.com/hindi/health.html  was uploaded in 2019-02

http://www.tamiltribune.com/hindi/hindi-india.html  was uploaded in 2019-02

http://www.tamiltribune.com/hindi/imperialism.html  was uploaded in 2019-02

http://www.tamiltribune.com/hindi/jobs.html  was uploaded in 2019-02

http://www.tamiltribune.com/hindi/main.html  was uploaded in 2019-02

http://www.tamiltribune.com/hindi/mixedbag.html  was uploaded in 2019-02

http://www.tamiltribune.com/hindi/parliament.html  was uploaded in 2019-02

http://www.tamiltribune.com/hindi/power.html  was uploaded in 2019-02

http://www.tamiltribune.com/hindi/quotes.html  was uploaded in 2019-02

http://www.tamiltribune.com/hindi/tamilnadu.html  was uploaded in 2019-02

http://www.tamiltribune.com/hindi/unconstitutional.html  was uploaded in 2019-02 (total 18)


 

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