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Mar 08, 2018
Demolition of Lenin statue in Tripura was a show of power indicative of BJP's push towards saffronisationWhile in other places, the dismantling of statues marked change already taken place, in Tripura, the act seems to have taken place to force a change.
Aug 13, 2017
Maharashtra textbooks' 'erasure' of Mughals: History is being held hostage by politicsThe Maharashtra education board has revised history textbooks for classes VII and IX, removing almost all traces of the rule of the Mughals and the monuments they built, instead focusing on the Maratha Empire founded by Shivaji
May 09, 2016
Where's the critical thinking? Nehru's exclusion from textbooks serves no purposeNehru may not feature in Rajasthan’s school textbook. But it would be puerile to imagine that such random exclusions can actually delete national memory
Jun 28, 2015
Rewriting history textbooks must be left to academicians, not the govt: KalamThe controversy over rewriting of history textbooks notwithstanding, former President A P J Abdul Kalam says fair research is needed in this regard and any such rework attempt should not be made by "people running the show" but by people of academic excellence.