Hindi

'Hindi now fourth most-spoken language in New Zealand'

'Hindi now fourth most-spoken language in New Zealand'

Envoy Joanna Kempkers emphasised on the growing cultural and people-to-people ties between New Zealand and India.

Dec 07, 2017, 20:06 PM IST

Hindi plays a big role in unifying India: Vice President

Hindi has played a historic role in the development of India's unity, integrity and linguistic goodwill and for the unification of the nation there is no element more powerful than the language spoken by most Indians, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu said on Sunday.

Nov 20, 2017, 00:22 AM IST
Ashish Nehra is back, to join Virender Sehwag in the commentary box

Ashish Nehra is back, to join Virender Sehwag in the commentary box

The suspense around what role Ashish Nehra will take up following his retirement ended on Tuesday when Star Sports revealed that the former India pacer will team up with Virender Sehwag in the commentary box during the India-Sri Lanka Test series.

Nov 15, 2017, 15:42 PM IST
Hindi fourth most spoken language in world: Harsh Vardhan

Hindi fourth most spoken language in world: Harsh Vardhan

"Hindi ... (is) the fourth most spoken language of the world. Wish everyone on Hindi Day," he tweeted. 

Sep 14, 2017, 14:10 PM IST
Hindi Diwas: All about the love for books

Hindi Diwas: All about the love for books

On Hindi Diwas today, there is enough evidence to suggest that Hindi literature continues to be contemporary and relevant, notwithstanding the naysayers.

Sep 14, 2017, 13:39 PM IST
"Hindi signs on Namma Metro will be replaced" — Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah tells Centre

"Hindi signs on Namma Metro will be replaced" — Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah tells Centre

Amid the protests over the use of Hindi in Bengaluru Metro signboards, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday wrote to the central government asserting that the state government is 'compelled' to redesign the signage in the metro without the Hindi language. 

Jul 28, 2017, 22:47 PM IST

No intention to impose Hindi over any other language: Government

All languages are national languages, althought Hindi is the official language, said Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju, who is in-charge of the Department of Official Languages in the central government.

Jul 21, 2017, 19:59 PM IST

Hindi signages at two metro stations in Bengaluru masked after protests

Signages in Hindi in at least two of the metro stations in Bengaluru have been masked, following the protest by pro-Kannada activists and social media users.

Jul 03, 2017, 22:51 PM IST

India cannot progress without Hindi, says M Venkaiah Naidu

The minister's comment comes in the backdrop of apprehensions being expressed by the people, especially in the southern states over the usage of Hindi language.

 

Jun 24, 2017, 13:07 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee assures to restore normalcy in violence-hit Darjeeling

Mamata Banerjee assures to restore normalcy in violence-hit Darjeeling

Two army columns were deployed in the town at the request of Banerjee to maintain law and order.

Jun 10, 2017, 14:32 PM IST
SC's no to plea to make Hindi compulsory from class I to VIII

SC's no to plea to make Hindi compulsory from class I to VIII

Taking note of the fact that petitioner Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay was a spokesperson of the BJP's Delhi chapter, a bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar asked "why does he not ask his party to do it? He belongs to the governing party. He is part of the government."

May 04, 2017, 19:52 PM IST

'Govt not imposing Hindi but promoting it'

The Centre today said it is not imposing Hindi on anyone but promoting it like other regional languages.

Apr 24, 2017, 17:46 PM IST
Hindi to be compulsory up to eighth standard? SC to decide today

Hindi to be compulsory up to eighth standard? SC to decide today

BJP leader Ashwini Upadhyay  has filed a plea seeking a direction to make Hindi a compulsory subject nationwide for students up to class eighth.

Apr 24, 2017, 09:13 AM IST
PIL in Supreme Court to make Hindi compulsory from Class 1-8 across India

PIL in Supreme Court to make Hindi compulsory from Class 1-8 across India

A PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking a direction to the Centre, states and union territories to make Hindi compulsory for students of class 1 to Class 8 across the country to promote unity and national integration.

Apr 15, 2017, 12:15 PM IST
PIL in Supreme court to make Hindi compulsory in class I-VIII in country

PIL in Supreme court to make Hindi compulsory in class I-VIII in country

A PIL has been filed in the Supreme court seeking a direction to the Centre, states and union territories to make Hindi compulsory for students of class I-VIII across the country to promote unity and national integration.

 

Apr 14, 2017, 17:13 PM IST
Hindi Medium TRAILER out! Irrfan Khan, Saba Qamar starrer hits out at the big 'language prejudice' in our country

Hindi Medium TRAILER out! Irrfan Khan, Saba Qamar starrer hits out at the big 'language prejudice' in our country

Versatile actor Irrfan Khan is once again back with a bang to entertain the audiences with his impeccable style and class in 'Hindi Medium'. The film has been directed by Saket Chaudhary and will hit the screens on May 12, 2017.

Apr 06, 2017, 17:40 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi greets nation on occasion of Ram Navami

PM Narendra Modi greets nation on occasion of Ram Navami

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday greeted the nation on the occasion of Ram Navami.

Apr 04, 2017, 16:38 PM IST
CBSE may make three languages mandatory and foreign language be treated as 'elective'

CBSE may make three languages mandatory and foreign language be treated as 'elective'

By 2020, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) may make mandatory three languages for Class-X board examination and foreign language might be treated as fourth and "elective".

Feb 10, 2017, 14:19 PM IST

Pakistan suspends Nickelodeon channel's licence for airing Indian content

The Pemra decision is largely seen as a tit-for-tat move after a similar action by some channels and the entertainment industry in India against Pakistani content and artists

Nov 01, 2016, 09:24 AM IST
Donald Trump speaks Hindi in Indian American campaign ad

Donald Trump speaks Hindi in Indian American campaign ad

The bombastic New York businessman is seen uttering ‘Ab Ki Baar Trump Sarkaar’-- adapting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s 2014 vote-winning catchphrase as his own -- in a presidential campaign ad released Thursday.

Oct 28, 2016, 01:28 AM IST