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

‘Hindi Diwas’ being observed across the country

Hindi Diwas is being observed on Friday to commemorate the historic occasion of adoption of Hindi as the official language of Constituent Assembly.

Urdu declared official language in Bengal

Urdu was declared as official
language in West Bengal in respect of certain districts where
Urdu-speaking population exceeds 10 per cent.

KDA wants HC to adopt Kannada as its official language

The Kannada Development
Authority, a watchdog set up by Karnataka Government to
promote Kannada, has said it would seek the High Court`s
opinion to adopt it as the official language of the court.

Make Tamil official language in courts: MPs

Members from Tamil Nadu Wednesday
demanded in the Rajya Sabha that Tamil should be made an
official language in the courts including the High Court in
the state.

Nepal`s Madhesi party wants official language status for Hindi

Nepal`s Madhesi People`s Rights
Forum has said that it wants to designate Hindi as an official
language, after the country`s Vice President Parmanand Jha
triggered a controversy by taking oath in the language.

Govt committed to implement Malayalam as official language: Kerala CM

Kerala government is
committed to implement Malayalam as the official language in
all departments and courts in the state, Chief Minister V S
Achuthanandan said here on Wednesday.

Action if Kannada is not used by officials in admn: CM

Karnataka Chief Minister B S
Yeddyurappa today warned government officials of stern action
if they failed to use Kannada language in administration.

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.

Nepalese party threatens stir to make Hindi official language

A top Madhesi leader from a
Terai-based party has threatened to launch an agitation if the
Nepal govt fails to provide Hindi the official language
status.