Official Languages Act

Centre should include Kannada and other regional languages in administration: Kumaraswamy

The former Chief Minister even reminded the centre that all languages are equal in India's federal system as he asked the ruling BJP to amend the law to give equal primacy to regional languages.

published on : 17th September 2020

Centre has no proposal to amend Official Languages Act: Minister Nityanand Rai tells Rajya Sabha

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai stated this while replying to a question asked by Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam founder Vaiko.

published on : 17th September 2020

'Ayush Secretary Rajesh Kotecha's remarks violate Official Languages Act’

Retired IAS officer MG Devasagayam said appointment of non-IAS officers as secretaries has subverted the pan-India character of civil service posts.

published on : 24th August 2020

SC bats for government notices in regional languages, suggests Centre to change rules

The Supreme Court on Thursday suggested the Centre to amend the Official Languages Act for publishing official notifications in languages other than Hindi and English.

published on : 14th August 2020