Telugu language

Dravidian language of southern India

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Telugu language: Dravidian language of southern India
Telugu is a classical Dravidian language spoken by Telugu people predominantly living in the Telugu states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, where it is also the official language. It is the most widely spoken member of the Dravidian language family and one of the twenty-two scheduled languages of the Republic of India. It is one of the few languages that has primary official status in more than one Indian state, alongside Hindi and Bengali. Telugu is one of six languages designated as a classical language by the Government of India.


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Goa, Hyderabad archbishops on Pope Francis's list of new cardinals

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‘Minority list’ in Tamil Nadu MBBS admissions

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2 decades of drought emptying out Andhra’s ‘blessed’ district

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RAW NTR- NGO based on the ideals of NT Rama Rao is feeding the poor amid the pandemic

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Criticism of government by media not seditious: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday stayed coercive action against TV channels who were accused of sedition for airing YSRCP rebel MP Krishnam Raju’s critical views against Jagan Reddy govt’s handling of..
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SC restrains AP police from coercive action against news channels in sedition case

The Supreme Court Monday restrained Andhra Pradesh police from taking any coercive action against two Telgu news channels -- TV5 and ABN Andhrajyothi – for alleged sedition in showing 'offensive'..
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Keep Varavara’s age & health in mind, HC tells NIA, Maha govt

The Bombay high court on Wednesday asked the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and the Maharashtra government to consider the age and health of Elgar Parishad case accused Telugu poet P V Varavara..
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Jolt for Telangana Congress: Telugu superstar Vijayashanti quits party to join BJP

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Telugu actress Vijayashanti joins BJP

A week after she left Congress, Telugu actress Vijayashanti today formally joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The actress turned politician had met Union home minister Amit Shah on Sunday after..
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Two Indian workers from Telugu states die of Covid-19 in Dubai

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PM Narendra Modi wins applause for speech in Kannada, Telugu, Marathi, Hindi

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