Bharatendu Harishchandra, born in 1850, is known as the 'Father of modern day Hindi literature'. And it was in establishing this language that his biggest contribution lay. Much of the prose that Harishchandra wrote to establish the Hindi we know today was done in the Kavivachansudha and Harishchandra Magazine, which he founded in 1873.
Urdu in the internet age: Experts weigh in on how the language must adapt, evolve to become more accessible
Far from being a language that is on the verge of extinction, Urdu is gaining more attention now because of the Internet. But experts say that its scope should not remain confined to literature and poetry, that it should become a language of utility
In recent times, Urdu poetry has gained momentum as a medium of expression for Srinagar’s youth. Through all the political, religious, and social changes that Kashmir has witnessed over the years – the Valley's poetry too has co-evolved.
The SIT set up by the Centre for re-investigation of the 1984 Sikh riots cases examined more than 1,000 witnesses in different states, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.