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War of words in Lok Sabha over making Hindi official language at UN

Sushma Swaraj and Shashi Tharoor traded barbs in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday over making Hindi an official language at the UN.

Jan 03, 2018, 21:51 PM IST

Hindi must get official language status at UN, says Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday pushed for making Hindi one of the official languages of the United Nations as he lamented that Hindi could not get its desired place in India probably due to regional politics.

Sep 12, 2015, 21:26 PM IST

Sebi to enhance focus on use of Hindi; will empanel translators

The move is part of Sebi's efforts to ensure compliance with the central government's official language policy.

Oct 06, 2014, 15:11 PM IST

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

Sep 06, 2013, 15:36 PM IST

‘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.

Sep 14, 2012, 11:33 AM IST

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.

Apr 02, 2012, 22:10 PM IST

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.

Nov 11, 2010, 18:23 PM IST

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.

Aug 25, 2010, 15:47 PM IST

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.

Mar 30, 2010, 20:26 PM IST

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.

Mar 10, 2010, 13:57 PM IST

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.

Jan 21, 2010, 21:54 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

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.

Nov 02, 2009, 20:19 PM IST