Sanskrit

'Sanskrit being prioritised over other chairs at JNU'

'Sanskrit being prioritised over other chairs at JNU'

While getting a chair for their respective language at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is a success for states, it could also be the beginning of a long struggle for funds and facilities for those who head it.

Feb 19, 2018, 12:17 PM IST
Assamese woman weaves Bhagwat Geeta on cloth in English and Sanskrit

Assamese woman weaves Bhagwat Geeta on cloth in English and Sanskrit

Breaking the language barrier, Hemprabha, a weaver from Assam, is weaving Bhagwat Geeta on cloth in English and Sanskrit.

Dec 02, 2017, 09:16 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

Govt denies that some schools not teaching regional languages

Deputy Chairman P J Kurien said Sanskrit too is an Indian language.

Jul 27, 2017, 15:15 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
CNN anchor assumes Indian-American spelling bee champion is “used to using” Sanskrit; Twitterati lash out at her – Watch

CNN anchor assumes Indian-American spelling bee champion is “used to using” Sanskrit; Twitterati lash out at her – Watch

California resident Ananya Vinay was being interviewed by CNN anchors Alisyn Camerota and Chris Cuomo following her win at Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Jun 05, 2017, 11:15 AM IST
Sanskrit to be made compulsory from Class 1-12 in BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh: Report

Sanskrit to be made compulsory from Class 1-12 in BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh: Report

The Madhya Pradesh government of Chief Minister Shivraj Chouhan is contemplating making Sanskrit compulsory from Class I till XII. 

Mar 30, 2017, 15:59 PM IST

BJP hits out at Karuna for anti-Sanskrit stand

BJP slammed DMK chief M Karunanidhi for his reported remarks that there was an attempt to impose Sanskrit with the support of the ruling party at the Centre.

Jun 18, 2016, 02:07 AM IST

Karunanidhi gives veiled threat to Centre on Sanskrit

In a veiled caution to the Centre, DMK patriarch Karunanidhi on Monday said "no one should become responsible for a big stir" against Sanskrit on the lines of massive agitations against Hindi held in the state decades ago.

Jun 14, 2016, 00:00 AM IST
After BJP, AIADMK mocks at Karunanidhi's jibe against Hindi

After BJP, AIADMK mocks at Karunanidhi's jibe against Hindi

A day after BJP hit out at DMK chief M Karunanidhi for criticising the Central government's 'linguistic and cultural chauvinism' in promoting Sanksrit and Hindi, AIADMK on Sunday mocked at the nonagenarian leader-led party for using Hindi during elections.

Jun 12, 2016, 15:12 PM IST
Prashant Bhushan takes dig at Smriti Irani, says 'Will HRD be renamed Hindu Rashtra Development Ministry?'

Prashant Bhushan takes dig at Smriti Irani, says 'Will HRD be renamed Hindu Rashtra Development Ministry?'

Activist lawyer and Swaraj Abhiyan leader Prashant Bhushan on Thursday took jibe at HRD Minister Smriti Irani over asking IITs to teach Sanskrit to students.

Apr 28, 2016, 20:47 PM IST
IITs have been requested to offer Sanskrit as elective subject, confirms HRD Minister Smriti Irani

IITs have been requested to offer Sanskrit as elective subject, confirms HRD Minister Smriti Irani

The HRD ministry on Thursday said IITs have been requested to offer Sanskrit as an elective subject or as a language course for students who wish to study it.

Apr 28, 2016, 20:23 PM IST
Sanskrit in IITs: AAP mocks Smriti Irani, says 'declare Java, C++ anti-national'

Sanskrit in IITs: AAP mocks Smriti Irani, says 'declare Java, C++ anti-national'

The Indian Institutes of Technology have been asked to teach Sanskrit language for facilitating the study of science and technology, said Smriti Irani.

Apr 26, 2016, 11:28 AM IST
Gujarat board withdraws result of XIth standard science following goof-up

Gujarat board withdraws result of XIth standard science following goof-up

The Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSHSEB) on Wednesday withdrew the first semester results of standard 11 (science stream).

Dec 30, 2015, 23:49 PM IST

"Mother" of languages Sanskrit should get rightful place: RSS

 Sanskrit is the "mother of all languages" and should get its "rightful place" being the "soul of Bharat", RSS mouthpiece Organiser has said.

Sep 28, 2015, 19:56 PM IST

When PM Narendra Modi addressed UN in Sanskrit

Watch how Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the UN in Sanskrit.

Sep 26, 2015, 11:58 AM IST

Is chanting Sanskrit mantras communal?

With Irish children welcoming him by reciting Sanskrit shlokas, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday took a dig at secularists back home saying had this been done in India it would have raised

Sep 24, 2015, 22:53 PM IST

Congress slams PM Modi's 'secularism' jibe in Dublin, brands him an 'NRI PM'

The Congress party on Wednesday hit back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his `secularism` jibe in Dublin and branded him as an `NRI PM` who has visited almost a dozen countries in a short span of time.

Sep 24, 2015, 01:10 AM IST

Sanskrit being reduced to just a subject of discussion: Sheila Dikshit

Senior Congress leader and former Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit on Thursday said that the relevance of Sanskrit has been reduced to a subject of discussion and conferences in the country.

Sep 17, 2015, 20:56 PM IST

DNA: Is Sanskrit language losing its importance in India?

Sanskrit, one of the oldest languages of India is losing its importance in India.

Aug 29, 2015, 00:08 AM IST