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Tamil Nadu: Protesting 'Hindi imposition', 85-year-old farmer dies by self-immolation outside DMK office
India

Tamil Nadu: Protesting 'Hindi imposition', 85-year-old farmer dies by self-immolation outside DMK office

Thangavel, a former agriculture union organiser for the party, demonstrated in front of their office in Thalaiyur, close to Mettur on Saturday morning

'Efforts on to get Hindi recognised as official language at UN': S Jaishankar
India

'Efforts on to get Hindi recognised as official language at UN': S Jaishankar

As far as the use of Hindi in its headquarters is concerned, Jaishankar said that India has an MoU with the UN and that they are using it in social media and newsletters. It will take some time in expanding this

MP to be first state to have medical education in Hindi; Amit Shah launches translated MBBS books
India

MP to be first state to have medical education in Hindi; Amit Shah launches translated MBBS books

Madhya Pradesh is the first state in the country to start the MBBS course in the Hindi language. Initially, three subjects have been selected to be studied in Hindi, which includes Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry

Tamil Nadu: DMK to protest against Centre's 'Hindi imposition'
India

Tamil Nadu: DMK to protest against Centre's 'Hindi imposition'

The moves comes after Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin condemned the Centre against the alleged imposition of Hindi language

Why DMK and Tamil Nadu are seeing red over recommendations by Amit Shah-led language panel
Explainers

Why DMK and Tamil Nadu are seeing red over recommendations by Amit Shah-led language panel

A parliamentary committee headed by Amit Shah has recommended that Hindi be compulsorily made the medium of instruction in all technical and non-technical educational institutions. Meanwhile, MK Stalin, Siddaramaiah, and Pinarayi Vijayan have claimed that the language is being ‘imposed'

No intention of making Hindi alone national language: Rahul Gandhi
India

No intention of making Hindi alone national language: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi assured people in Karnataka that Hindi alone would not be made the national language and all regional languages were equal according to the Constitution

'Bharat and America sabse achhe dost': Trump coins India-US friendship slogan ahead of November mid-term polls
World

'Bharat and America sabse achhe dost': Trump coins India-US friendship slogan ahead of November mid-term polls

The new slogan is inspired by the phenomenal success of the 2016 slogan of Trump in Hindi 'Abki Baar Trump Sarkar', which had caught the imagination of the Indian-Americans then and had played a key part in his victories in some of the key swing states

Hindi is not competitor but friend of all regional languages: Amit Shah
India

Hindi is not competitor but friend of all regional languages: Amit Shah

'Hindi cannot be a competitor to any other language in the country. You must understand that Hindi is the friend of all the languages of the country,' Amit Shah said

DMK leader defends his casteist comment 'Hindi will reduce Tamils to status of 'shudras'
Politics

DMK leader defends his casteist comment 'Hindi will reduce Tamils to status of 'shudras'

TKS Elangovan also claimed that Hindi-speaking states in the country were not developed, while those with vernacular languages as mother tongue were doing well

Anek director Anubhav Sinha: 'Hindi must be our national language, but it can’t be thrust on the whole nation'
Entertainment

Anek director Anubhav Sinha: 'Hindi must be our national language, but it can’t be thrust on the whole nation'

In an exclusive conversation with Firstpost, director Anubhav Sinha talks about Anek garnering mixed responses, casting north eastern actors and other interesting things.

Over 80% of staff of seven offices under MHA have working knowledge of Hindi: Report
India

Over 80% of staff of seven offices under MHA have working knowledge of Hindi: Report

This comes after Home Minister Amit Shah said on 7 April that it was time to make the official language Hindi an important part of the unity of the country

Sanjay Raut bats for 'one country, one language', says Hindi is spoken across India and has acceptability
Politics

Sanjay Raut bats for 'one country, one language', says Hindi is spoken across India and has acceptability

The remark comes in response to Tamil Nadu Education Minister K Ponmudy decrying any attempts of alleged imposition of Hindi and questioning claims that learning the language would fetch jobs on Friday

Tamil Nadu minister stirs row, says pani puri sellers speak hindi
Politics

Tamil Nadu minister stirs row, says pani puri sellers speak hindi

Tamil Nadu higher education minister K Ponmudy later clarified that his comments on pani puri sellers did not amount to ‘profiling’

India contributes $800,000 towards efforts to continue to expand use of Hindi at United Nations
India

India contributes $800,000 towards efforts to continue to expand use of Hindi at United Nations

India has been partnering with the UN Department of Global Communications (DGC) since 2018 by providing an extra-budgetary contribution to mainstream and consolidate news and multimedia content of DGC in Hindi language

DMK protests against 'Hindi imposition' in JIPMER, Tamilisai asserts Tamil given priority
India

DMK protests against 'Hindi imposition' in JIPMER, Tamilisai asserts Tamil given priority

The row was triggered after JIPMER issued a circular on Sunday directing the use of Hindi in records and communications

BJP creating artificial issues like 'Hindi national language' debate, hijab controversy to divide Indians: Abhishek Manu Singhvi
India

BJP creating artificial issues like 'Hindi national language' debate, hijab controversy to divide Indians: Abhishek Manu Singhvi

Union Home Minister Amit Shah's statement in April that Hindi should be accepted as an alternative to English and not to local languages evoked a controversy

Searching for a language that binds India
Politics

Searching for a language that binds India

India does not have a national language and, therefore, calling Hindi — an official language — as one is against the law

'Will not allow': DMK hits out at Centre over Hindi 'imposition'
India

'Will not allow': DMK hits out at Centre over Hindi 'imposition'

The ruling party's mouthpiece 'Murasoli' in its edition on Sunday carried a well-known slogan of late Karunanidhi against Hindi being foisted on people and captioned the write-up as 'Warning to the Union government'

Amit Shah's Hindi pitch against integrity, pluralism, says MK Stalin
India

Amit Shah's Hindi pitch against integrity, pluralism, says MK Stalin

Stalin said BJP top brass is continuously working towards causing damage to India's pluralism

Hindi should be accepted as alternative to English, not to local languages, says Amit Shah
India

Hindi should be accepted as alternative to English, not to local languages, says Amit Shah

The home minister said when citizens of states, who speak different languages, communicate with each other, it should be in "the language of India", according to a statement by the Union home ministry