Hindi: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Which Language does Indians Speak?

Published: September 18, 2019

The idea proposed by the Union Home Minister Amit Shah that Hindi is the unifying language and must be made National language has created a lot of resentment especially in southern states. Below is the Hindi language profile in India (based on 2011 census). Languages of India 43% of Indians speak the Hindi language, which ..

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14 September: Hindi Diwas 2019

Published: September 14, 2019

Hindi is one of the 22 scheduled languages of India and is spoken by around 40% of the Indian population. September 14 is observed as Hindi Divas every year. The word Hindi is derived from the Persian word Hind which means land of the Indus River. Hindi is the fourth most spoken language in the ..

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National Hindi Divas (NHD)

Published: September 14, 2019

The National Hindi Divas (NHD) is celebrated every year on 14th of September in India. On this day, in 1949, the Constituent Assembly of India had adopted Hindi written in Devanagari as the official language of the country. The Rajbhasha Hindi is spoken by around 40% people across the country & is the single largest ..

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Languages of the World

Published: August 8, 2019

Contrary to the popular misconception that India has the most no. of different languages that are spoken in one country, the title actually belongs to the nation of Papua New Guinea. While a total of 840 languages are spoken in Papua New Guinea, over 453 languages are spoken in India and it holds the distinction ..

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Three-Language Formula and its Origin

Published: June 10, 2019

The three-language formula was again at the centre of controversy after the release of the draft National Education Policy. What is the three-language formula? The teaching of Hindi was part of a long-standing system across the country. But it was crystallised into policy only in the National Policy on Education, 1968. The National Policy on ..

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