Include Bhojpuri in 8th Schedule of Constitution: Janta Dal (United) MP Ali Anwar Ansari

Janta Dal (U) MP Ali Anwar Ansari on Thursday made a strong pitch in Rajya Sabha to include Bhojpuri in the 8th Schedule of Constitution, saying the language was spoken by 20-25 crore people.

Mar 16, 2017, 14:13 PM IST
Actor Rimi Sen joins BJP, says she is inspired by PM Narendra Modi

Actor Rimi Sen joins BJP, says she is inspired by PM Narendra Modi

Bhojpuri actress and model Kashish Khan also joined the BJP.

Jan 25, 2017, 10:24 AM IST

Will propose UNESCO to grant Bhojpuri heritage status, says Mauritius PM

Laying emphasis on promoting the Bhojpuri language worldwide, Mauritius Prime Minister Anerood Jugnauth on Monday said here efforts were being made by his country to confer the language a heritage status.

Nov 14, 2016, 23:39 PM IST
Arjun Kapoor does an Aamir Khan, learns Bhojpuri – Here’s why

Arjun Kapoor does an Aamir Khan, learns Bhojpuri – Here’s why

Arjun Kapoor is on board Mohit Suri’s adaptation of ‘Half Girlfriend’.

Jan 05, 2016, 13:42 PM IST

Delhi govt reconstitutes Urdu Academy

The Delhi government has reconstituted the Urdu academy with renowned academicians, performers and poets and announced a threefold increase in artistes' pay.

Aug 06, 2015, 22:36 PM IST

Save Braj Bhasha from extinction, demand scholars, artistes

Under a combined onslaught of Hindi and English, the popular local dialect Braj Bhasha, identified with Lord Krishna and his beloved Radha, is facing extinction.

Feb 18, 2015, 08:26 AM IST
Watch: How ‘PK’ Aamir Khan learnt Bhojpuri

Watch: How ‘PK’ Aamir Khan learnt Bhojpuri

When it comes to perfection, none can beat Aamir Khan . He comes across as one fine actor, who leaves no stone unturned to get into the skin of a character.

Dec 10, 2014, 12:44 PM IST
Aamir Khan wishes speedy recovery for Dilip Kumar

Aamir Khan wishes speedy recovery for Dilip Kumar

Superstar Aamir Khan has wished a speedy recovery for veteran actor Dilip Kumar, who has been admitted to a hospital in Mumbai for treatment of pneumonia.

Dec 07, 2014, 19:02 PM IST

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Raju Srivastav wields the broom, nominates Mayawati, Azam

Stand-up comedian Raju Srivastav, who was nominated for Swachhta Abhiyaan by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, weilded the broom here on Sunday and nominated Mayawati and Azam Khan among 11 persons for the cleanliness challenge.

Nov 23, 2014, 22:31 PM IST

Bhojpuri delegation to take part in global summit

 A 70-member delegation of Bhojpuri-speaking people from India will take part in the International Bhojpuri Conference to be held at Mauritius from October 30 to November 4.

Sep 14, 2014, 22:31 PM IST

Bihar plans to set up two film cities: Minister

Bihar plans to set up two film cities to give a fillip to the film industry in the state, Art and Culture Minister Vinay Bihari Thursday said.

Jul 03, 2014, 20:04 PM IST

Bhojpuri film industry killing both cinema, language: Nitin Chandra

Director Nitin Chandra says it is sad that despite a huge market in India and abroad, Bhojpuri films, being frowned upon for its C-grade content, have not grown and that it`s time to revive it.

Jun 15, 2014, 21:18 PM IST

The Congress is Congress: Ravi Kishan

The Congress party "is out of shape right now", but "the Congress is Congress," said party candidate and Bhojpuri superstar Ravi Kishan.

Mar 26, 2014, 15:05 PM IST

Jharkhand minister criticised over test in Bhojpuri language

Jharkhand Minister Geetashree Oraon has been criticized by both the ruling and opposition parties for saying that candidates who wrote a test in Bhojpuri language will be disqualified.

Oct 21, 2013, 16:01 PM IST

Give Bhojpuri, Rajasthani status of official language: MPs

Members demanded in the Lok Sabha that Bhojpuri and Rajasthani be given the status of official language by including them in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution

Sep 06, 2013, 15:36 PM IST

Aamir Khan learns Bhojpuri for `Peekay`

Aamir Khan is said to be learning Bhojpuri for his upcoming movie ‘Peekay’.

Apr 02, 2013, 15:17 PM IST

Clashes over vulgar Holi songs in Bihar, 2 killed

Two people were killed and over two dozen injured in clashes in Bihar over playing lewd Bhojpuri Holi songs, police said.

Mar 29, 2013, 13:16 PM IST

Shatrughan Sinha, Jaya Prada, Lalu Prasad and Amar Singh team up for Bhojpuri film

Actor-turned-politicians Shatrughan Sinha and Jaya Prada have teamed up with the maverick RJD President Lalu Prasad for a Bhojpuri film.

Mar 17, 2013, 17:53 PM IST

Manoj Tiwari to start film on Sher Shah Suri in 2013

Bhojpuri superstar Manoj Tiwari is set to begin shooting for his dream project - a Hindi film on the life of Emperor Sher Shah Suri, next year.

Dec 07, 2012, 17:11 PM IST

Chidambaram stuns LS, speaks in Bhojpuri

Home Minister P Chidambaram stunned the Lok Sabha Thursday when he addressed the house in Bhojpuri.

May 17, 2012, 14:02 PM IST