Munshi Premchand: Arguably the most popular among Hindi novelists of the twentieth century, Dhanpat Rai Shrivastava, better known as Munshi Premchand, was born in Benaras in British India in 1880. This “Upanyas Samrat”, as he was called, has fourteen novels and hundreds of short stories to his name. Some of his prominent novels include Gaban, […]
Rohitashv Gour “The Hindi language unites us all. Hindi is a part of my daily routine, be it at home or at work. As a student, it was my favourite subject, and I encourage my children to speak in it, as the language is carried on generation after generation through us.”
To celebrate the significance of this ancient language, Hindi Diwas is observed on September 14 every year. The day is celebrated to commemorate Hindi being adopted as one of India’s twenty-two official languages. However, when the proposal came in 1949, Hindi became the second official language (English being the only language prior). This decision was […]
The CPI lashed out at Mr. Shah saying it was an “attack” on India’s federal structure and diversity. “The statement of Amit Shah on Hindi Diwas saying that if there is any single language that can ensure unity of our nation that is only Hindi smacks of attack on the very concept of diversity. The […]
Noted writer, critic and poet Raghupati Sahay, better known by his pen name Firaq Gorakhpuri, who served as a lecturer of English at Allahabad University, penned most of his famous works including his magnum opus ‘Gul-e-Naghma’ in Prayagraj is no different as his works are also part of the course curriculum of these two boards.
“It is not that Hindi literature hasn’t found a popular space in Indian books or literature. We may feel so because in Delhi and Mumbai, the bookshops mostly have English books but this is an unfortunate side effect of a policy started by the British,” says Richa Chadha, adding that they also wanted us to […]
The Commissioner of GST & Central Excise, Chennai outer Commissionerate, on Tuesday clarified that the work at its Official Language Cell is administrative in nature and knowledge of Hindi is not essential, especially at the level of Assistant Commissioner.
Lalremsiami has become one of the key players for the Indian women’s hockey team, representing the country in 64 matches while playing an important role in many key wins for the team. However, the youngster from the North Eastern state of Mizoram felt that Asia Cup 2017 was the turning point of her career. “The […]
‘That was just a kiss on her cheek and there was nothing else to it. But we had only been engaged a few days. It was a lot to have to deal with.’
Devin, who attended University of Kentucky and Moss Point High School, Grandville High School, reportedly made $27M in 2019, after signing a $158 million maximum contract extension with the Phoenix Suns, who he has played with since 2015.