Hindi Current Affairs - 2020

Don’t add Hindi dialects in Eighth Schedule: Scholars

A group of Hindi professors have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting not to add dialects of Hindi, like Bhojpuri and Rajasthani, in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution as full-fledged Indian languages. This development comes months after Union Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal had announced that Rajasthani will be added to 8th Schedule. In Read More…

January 10: World Hindi Day

The World Hindi Day is observed annually on 10 January. On this occasion, Union Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has conducted special events to spread the greatness of the language through its missions abroad.  Besides, the Department of Official Language (Rajbhasha) also organises several events to mark this day.  Background The World Hindi Day was Read More…

English most powerful language in the world: WEF

English has been ranked first in the top 10 most powerful languages in the world according to the 2016 World Power Language Index (PLI). The index was published by World Economic Forum (WEF). Indian language Hindi was ranked 10th in the 2016 PLI. Key Facts According to the index there are over 6,000 languages spoken Read More…

Renowned Hindi writer Mudrarakshasa passes away

Renowned Hindi novelist and critique Mudrarakshas passed away due to old age related causes in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. He was 82. He was distinguished Hindi writer, activist, thinker and cultural personality. His write-ups invariably hinged on various vital social issues and causes. About Mudrarakshasa He was born as Subhash Chandra in Behta near Lucknow in Read More…

Noted Hindi writer and journalist Ravindra Kalia passes away

Noted Hindi writer and journalist Ravindra Kalia passed away in New Delhi after suffering from liver cirrhosis. He was 78. He was known for his works like Ghalib Chutti Sharab and Nau Saal Chotti Patni. He had served as Director of Bharatiya Jnanpith. About Ravindra Kalia Ravindra Kalia was born on November 11, 1938 in Read More…