Marathi

BJP approaches Governor seeking mandatory Marathi subject in private, international schools

The BJP on Saturday demanded the Governor's intervention to ensure that Marathi language is taught in schools in Maharashtra.

Dec 10, 2017, 00:51 AM IST
MNS to go back to violence politics? Want men who can beat up others, Raj Thackeray tells workers

MNS to go back to violence politics? Want men who can beat up others, Raj Thackeray tells workers

Raj Thackeray exhorted his partymen to take to violence during a meeting held over Vikhroli shopkeeper assault incident.

Nov 28, 2017, 08:04 AM 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
Despite court's ruling, Mumbai Mayor says entire Maharashtra should know Marathi

Despite court's ruling, Mumbai Mayor says entire Maharashtra should know Marathi

There are more than two lakh auto rickshaw drivers in Mumbai and more than 70 percent driver are from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. 

Jun 02, 2017, 23:43 PM IST
UP to have Marathi in varsity curriculum; to ink Mou with Maharashtra

UP to have Marathi in varsity curriculum; to ink Mou with Maharashtra

This was stated by chief minister Yogi Adityanath at a function organised by the Uttar Pradesh Governor in Lucknow on May 1, according to a press note by the office of governor Ram Naik.

May 04, 2017, 19:20 PM IST

MPs favour 'classical language' status to Marathi

A demand to according 'classical language' status to Marathi was on Tuesday supported by the Speaker in the Lok Sabha who called for a collective effort to achieve the objective.

Mar 21, 2017, 15:27 PM IST
Bombay High Court quashes circular on Marathi for autorickshaw permits

Bombay High Court quashes circular on Marathi for autorickshaw permits

In a setback to Maharashtra government, the Bombay High Court on Wednesday quashed a circular mandating knowledge of Marathi language as one of the conditions for getting a new autorickshaw permit in the state.

Mar 01, 2017, 21:14 PM IST

Rajnath Singh must intervene to protect Marathis in Karnataka: Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena has sought intervention of Home Minister Rajnath Singh to "protect" Marathi-speaking populace in border areas of Karnataka, saying they are being subjected to "atrocities" in the adjoining State.

Nov 06, 2016, 14:06 PM IST
Rajinikanth helped Radhika Apte while filming ‘Kabali’: Here’s how

Rajinikanth helped Radhika Apte while filming ‘Kabali’: Here’s how

Asked if she spoke to Rajinikanth in Marathi as she did not know Tamil, Radhika said she introduced herself to the superstar in Marathi, but conversed in English during the shooting of the blockbuster.

Oct 12, 2016, 09:09 AM IST

Goa okays grant scheme for students of local language schools

Goa government on Monday approved a scheme providing a special grant of Rs 400 per student every month to aided primary schools having Konkani and Marathi as Medium of Instruction (MoI), Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said here today.

Jul 15, 2016, 19:31 PM IST

Forming political strategy to defeat BJP in Goa polls: Goa RSS chief Subhash Velingkar

Goa RSS chief Subhash Velingkar on Thursday said that a pro-regional languages group he is part of is actively working on a political strategy to defeat the ruling BJP in poll-bound Goa.

Jul 14, 2016, 21:48 PM IST
Govinda took Dawood Ibrahim's help to defeat me in 2004 Lok Sabha polls: Ram Naik

Govinda took Dawood Ibrahim's help to defeat me in 2004 Lok Sabha polls: Ram Naik

Govinda has rejected Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik's claim and said he did not need anyone's support at that time. 

May 03, 2016, 14:40 PM IST
Lalu Prasad's son lambastes Raj Thackeray, says 'Maharashtra is not anyone's Baap ki Jageer'

Lalu Prasad's son lambastes Raj Thackeray, says 'Maharashtra is not anyone's Baap ki Jageer'

Reacting to Maharashtra Navnirman Sena's chief Raj Thackeray's statement urging party workers to resort to violence against non-Maharashtrians, Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's son Tejashwi Yadav on Thursday said that Maharashtra is for everyone and not someone's sole property.

Mar 10, 2016, 18:07 PM IST
Raj Thackeray directs MNS activists to burn autos run by non-Maharashtrians

Raj Thackeray directs MNS activists to burn autos run by non-Maharashtrians

Overtly endorsing violence in Maharashtra, MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Wednesday urged his party followers to burn the newly-registered autorickshaws run by non-Marathis.

Mar 09, 2016, 23:57 PM IST

Auto rickshaw permit only to Marathi speaking: What implication will it have on Bihar polls?-Part 2

The Maharashtra government on Tuesday issued a circular stating that from November 1, 2015 fresh autorickshaw permits will be issued to only those who can speak the regional language of the state –

Sep 16, 2015, 21:09 PM IST

Auto rickshaw permit only to Marathi speaking: What implication will it have on Bihar polls?

The Maharashtra government on Tuesday issued a circular stating that from November 1, 2015 fresh autorickshaw permits will be issued to only those who can speak the regional language of the state -

Sep 16, 2015, 21:08 PM IST

Maharashtra govt mandates Marathi for all auto-rickshaw license holders

Maharashtra state government will make knowledge of Marathi compulsory for all Autorickshaw licence applicants.

Sep 15, 2015, 21:40 PM IST
Autorickshaw permits only to Marathi-speaking people in Mumbai: Maharashtra govt

Autorickshaw permits only to Marathi-speaking people in Mumbai: Maharashtra govt

The Maharashtra government on Tuesday issued a circular stating that from November 1, 2015 fresh autorickshaw permits will be issued to only those who can speak the regional language of the state - Marathi.

Sep 15, 2015, 18:54 PM IST

Twitter interface now available in six Indian languages

Twitter on Friday said it has added four more Indian languages in which the popular micro-blogging website can be used.

Jul 31, 2015, 21:21 PM IST