December 25, 2020 3:29 pm
The Twitter handle of Dastangoi Collective confirmed the news and informed that Faruqi breathed his last at his place in Allahabad at 11.20 am
December 17, 2020 11:46 pm
At Muzaffarpur, the Delhi-bound Jayanti Janata Express had to be cancelled because some miscreants set fire to it. The fire was quickly brought under control. In Dalmia Nagar in Rohtas district, the telephone exchange and railway station were attacked.
November 23, 2020 7:11 am
For several years now, the Urdu teachers in Rajasthan have been making several demands, including regularisation of madrasa teachers.
September 14, 2020 8:11 pm
In the 18th and early 19th centuries, Urdu was the predominant language in those areas of the subcontinent that are today called the ‘Hindi belt’.
August 12, 2020 9:27 am
The poet's words weaved magic, and early last year his line 'Kisi ke baap ka Hindustan thodi hai', taken from ghazal ‘Agar khilaaf hain hone do' became the clarion call of the anti-CAA protests which erupted across the country
May 28, 2020 10:19 am
Many of Hussain's books have been translated from Urdu to Hindi, English and other languages over the years.
December 27, 2019 7:44 am
A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar said: “...we deem it appropriate to clarify that we have not opined against the use of Urdu words per se. Every language is entitled to command its own respect, and we are conscious of the richness of Urdu as a language.”
October 07, 2019 8:20 am
It is generally believed that Urdu was born in the army camps of Delhi as a language that borrowed words from different languages so that soldiers from different parts could easily communicate with each other.
September 13, 2019 1:47 pm
Hindi Diwas 2019 Date: The Constituent Assembly of India had, in 1949, recognised and adopted Hindi — an Indo-Aryan language — as the official language of the newly formed nation.
September 04, 2019 9:44 am
Before August 5, Urdu was the official language of J&K state, while official transactions and orders were also conducted and issued in English.