Classical language status to Oriya, Malayalam challenged in Madras HC

The Madras High Court on Wednesday ordered issue of notices to the Centre and governments of Odisha and Kerala on a PIL challenging the grant of classical language status to Oriya and Malayalam languages.

Mar 04, 2015, 16:00 PM IST

‘Oriya must be a medium of teaching with English’

The minister was here to inaugurate a workshop on the role of college teachers in promoting Oriya language in the class rooms.

Sep 07, 2011, 12:54 PM IST

Orissa becomes `Odisha`, Oriya is `Odia`

Orissa will hereafter be called
`Odisha` and the Oriya language will be known as `Odia` with
Parliament giving approval to amendment of the Constitution
and also passing the related bill.

Sep 06, 2011, 14:19 PM IST

Oriya to be official language in Orissa

About two-and-half decades
after a proposal was made to make Oriya the official
langugage, the Orissa government has taken a formal decision
to implement it in a phased manner.

Jan 02, 2010, 22:19 PM IST