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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.

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’.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Aamir Khan learns Bhojpuri for `Peekay`

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

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.

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.

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.

Chidambaram stuns LS, speaks in Bhojpuri

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

Jharkhand Governor returns bill to Assembly

Seeking clarifications, the Jharkhand Governor has returned to the state assembly a bill granting second language-status to 11 languages.

When Bihari babu struggled with Bhojpuri

Famous as the `Bihari Babu`, veteran film actor Shatrughan Sinha had to train himself to speak flawless Bhojpuri while shooting for `Ke Bani Crorepati`, the Bhojpuri version of popular game show `Kaun Banega Crorepati`.