Wednesday, 29 March, 2023

Topic: Bhojpuri

‘What’s there in UP?’: Bhojpuri singer Neha Rathore gets into song war with BJP MP Ravi Kishan

In ‘UP Mein Ka Ba’, Rathore has criticised the Yogi govt over issues like Covid deaths and Hathras ‘rape and murder case’. It came in response to Kishan’s ‘UP Mein Sab Ba’.

There is only one way to rescue Bhojpuri from vulgarity — state patronage

To rescue the language, the first step would be to honour the history of Bhojpuri literature and then to include it in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution.

Bihari is an identity, not a language. And yes, you can blame British for this confusion

Biharis who have migrated to other states either find the colonial coinage insignificant or fail to muster the strength to counter the established narrative.

‘Vagina’ is top search on Bhojpuri Wikipedia, bringing vulgar songs back under scanner

ThePrint speaks to experts about a recent analysis that revealed ‘vagina’ as top search on Bhojpuri Wikipedia. The analysis comes amid worries about increasingly vulgar content in Bhojpuri songs. 

In the Bhojpuri music world, Modi has become ‘balma chowkidar’ this election season

Politics is the flavour of the season and Bhojpuri music stars and newcomers are cashing in on it.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.