Language row: Non-tribal outfits call for Jharkhand bandh today
The Jharkhand government has withdrawn Bhojpuri and Magahi from the list of regional languages of Dhanbad and Bokaro through an order on February 18 amid protests.
Indigo pilot makes in-flight announcement in Bhojpuri; impresses social media users
Several social media users praised the airline for the gesture, viewing the move to make in-flight announcements in Bhojpuri, which is spoken in large parts of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand, instead of English and Hindi as a thoughtful one
Bhojpuri actor Pawan Singh, known for 'Lollipop Lagelu' song, booked for harassing woman on social media
A case was registered in Malwani police station, Mumbai against Pawan Singh and his associate.
Despite losing grip on minority voters, AAP fails to reach out to disillusioned Muslim leaders in Delhi Congress
from a political standpoint, the Aam Aadmi Party should have used the opportunity to reach out to those disillusioned Muslim leaders in the Delhi Congress camp ,who were sidelined
Firstpost Editor's Picks: Karnataka political crisis, AAP's push for Bhojpuri, Kadaram Kondan review; today's must-read stories
Karnataka Speaker's partisan stance, AAP's push for Bhojpuri, Kinnar community at the Kumbh Mela; today's must-read stories.
AAP's push for Bhojpuri can corner Manoj Tiwari over unfulfilled promise of bringing language into 8th Schedule
While Maithili’s rich literary past gets recognised, Bhojpuri, for the lack of a script, doesn’t get included in the 8th Schedule.
BJP Gorakhpur candidate Ravi Kishan says he will make biopic on Narendra Modi in Bhojpuri
Along with Modi's biopic, Ravi Kishan said he also plans to make Bhojpuri films on the lives of Swami Vivekanada and former premier, late Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
By keeping Mahabal Mishra out of campaigns, Congress missed chance to counter AAP, BJP’s Purvanchali outreach in Delhi
Congress made a wrong move by keeping Purvanchali leader Mahabal Mishra out of campaigning in Delhi, and relying solely on Sheila Dikshit’s Uttar Pradesh connect
BJP banks big on Bhojpuri stars to draw in votes in eastern UP, West Bengal; Ravi Kishan, Nirahua, Manoj Tiwari given party tickets
The BJP already has Manoj Tiwari, a well-known Bhojpuri actor-cum-singer, in its fold. Tiwari, who joined the BJP in 2013, currently heads the party's Delhi unit. "All big stars of the Bhojpuri film industry like Manoj Tiwari, Ravi Kishan, Nirahua, Pawan Singh are with the BJP and they will be unstoppable in the elections," Mumbai BJP general secretary Amarjeet Mishra told PTI.
The rise of the DJ in rural UP: From weddings to political rallies no event complete without one
DJ in rural UP is serious business. Most DJs have hi-tech sound systems and playlists for all occasions. The wedding season – November through early June –is peak season for DJs. People book their DJs in advance and the DJs don’t let their clients down. For DJ Hemraj, the profession is a ‘junoon’ and for his colleague Raju its good business; each booking gets him Rs. 10-12,000.
Bhojpuri actress Manisha Rai dies in road accident in UP; police suspect case of hit and run
Bhojpuri actress Manisha Rai was on her way to a nearby film shooting site with her associate Sanjiv Mishra on the motorcycle.
Sidharth Malhotra's Bhojpuri comments on TV show irk Neetu Chandra; Aiyaary actor later apologises
Sidharth Malhotra was promoting his upcoming film Aiyaary on a reality TV show where he was given a task of repeating dialogues from superstar Salman Khan's film Tiger Zinda Hai in Bhojpuri.
Nitish Kumar didn't sack Tejashwi Yadav to save his chair, alleges Jitan Ram Manjhi
Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular) President Jitan Ram Manjhi alleged on Thursday that Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar did not sack his deputy, Tejashwi Yadav, the son of RJD supremo Lalu Prasad, to save his chair.
MCD Elections 2017: To win, BJP's Manoj Tiwari will need to break the curse of diaspora politics
BJP's Manoj Tiwari needs to either uplift Delhi's migrants economically or take pains to conserve their culture; empty populism may not be the smartest move
Not fast as a bullet: Man caught for breaking into Amitabh Bachchan's house to sing Bhojpuri song
A person was reportedly arrested on Sunday for trespassing Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan’s bungalow, Jalsa, in Juhu.
Aamir Khan's guessing game: Who is the Bhojpuri speaking, stereo loving PK ?
Aamir Khan's PK poster has created a lot of buzz and while it is evident that the makers wanted to make a bold statement about the film from the beginning, the poster has managed to attract a lot of negative criticism as well.
How Digvijaya's 'tunch maal' comment helps the fight against sexism
Everyday sexism is a debate that needs to be had on a much larger scale and in a twisted way, politicians making tunch maal level remarks in public helps sustain it.