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Urdu poet Rahat Indori denied US visa; officials unconvinced he will return

Apr 20, 2016

Urdu poet Rahat Indori denied US visa; officials unconvinced he will return

The poet said the officials handed him a paper which said he failed to convince them that he will return to India after the event. #US #NewsTracker #Visa #poet #Indore #Urdu #rahata indori
Urdu in Pakistani schools contributed to political tensions, says Unesco

Feb 22, 2016

Urdu in Pakistani schools contributed to political tensions, says Unesco

Warning that language can serve as a "double-edged sword", the UNESCO said the continued use of Urdu in Pakistani schools has led to political tensions in the multi-ethnic country and recommended that children be taught in a language they understand. #NewsTracker #UNESCO #Urdu #pakistani
Madrassas in India should be barred from teaching in Urdu and Arabic: Shiv Sena

Jan 20, 2016

Madrassas in India should be barred from teaching in Urdu and Arabic: Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena said madrassas in India should be barred from using Urdu and Arabic as medium of instruction and they should be replaced with English and Hindi. #India #Religion #Arabic #Education #TheySaidIt #language #Shiv Sena #Hindi #English #UK #communalism #Urdu #Migrants #PM Narendra Modi #Madrassas
White House launches anti-bullying campaign in Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu

Oct 16, 2015

White House launches anti-bullying campaign in Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu

The White House has teamed up with a Sikh and an Asia Pacific community group to launch a public awareness campaign in six languages, including Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu, to address bullying. #Sikh #Obama #NewsTracker #USA #Hindi #Urdu #Punjabi #BarackObama #Asia/Pacific #WhiteHouse #MichelleObama #ActToChange
FIR against Urdu editor: Bombay HC allows govt to transfer probe to CID

Mar 18, 2015

FIR against Urdu editor: Bombay HC allows govt to transfer probe to CID

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday allowed the plea of Maharashtra government to hand over the probe to CID into the FIRs registered against the Editor of Urdu daily Shirin Dalvi who is at the centre of a row over publishing the cover of French magazine Charlie Hebdo that featured a cartoon of Prophet Muhammad. #NewsTracker #Bombay High Court #Charlie Hebdo #Urdu #Shirin Dalvi
Don't learn foreign language at the cost of your mother tongue: Javed Akhtar

Mar 14, 2015

Don't learn foreign language at the cost of your mother tongue: Javed Akhtar

For noted scriptwriter, lyricist and poet Javed Akhtar, language has no religion and says those who cry foul over "purity of language" should know that it is non-existent. #Religion #language #Javed Akhtar #Hindi #Urdu
The hounding of Shirin Dalvi: 'These people are doing all this to damage my career'

Feb 06, 2015

The hounding of Shirin Dalvi: 'These people are doing all this to damage my career'

The former editor of Urdu daily Avadhnama has also said that the allegations levelled against her are motivated by personal jealousy. #TheySaidIt #Charlie Hebdo #Urdu #Muslim #Prophet Muhammad #Arrest #daily #Mumbra #Avadhnama #Shirin Dalvi
Ex-RSS man plans TV channel to educate Muslims about Islam

Nov 15, 2013

Ex-RSS man plans TV channel to educate Muslims about Islam

We must reach out to Muslims, they have come closer to us, says RSS ideologue supporting the initiative. #BJP #Narendra Modi #RSS #Muslims #Urdu #Paigam TV
Hindi or Urdu? Manto on post-independence language wars

Feb 07, 2013

Hindi or Urdu? Manto on post-independence language wars

As the freedom movement took off, so did a dispute between what the official language of India would be. Some said Hindi because it was spoken by more people, others said Urdu because much of the law and history was in it. Manto found the whole thing stupid as this piece shows. #Hindi #Urdu #Manto'sMusings #Language wars
Kids have it right: boundaries of Urdu and Hindi are blurred

Jan 06, 2013

Kids have it right: boundaries of Urdu and Hindi are blurred

The truth is that Urdu is actually exactly the same language as Hindi if we look at their grammar. Only the scripts are different. #Pakistan #InMyOpinion #Hindustani #Urdu #television programming