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Jul 11, 2017
Gujarat state board class IV Hindi textbook explains roza as 'an infectious disease that causes diarrhoea'A class IV Hindi textbook of the Gujarat State School Textbook Board has defined the Urdu word "roza," as "an infectious disease that causes diarrhoea."
Jun 09, 2017
Christian group demands apology for Gujarat state school textbook typo which calls Christ 'demon'An all-India Christian organisation took umbrage to a chapter in a Gujarat textbook which accidentally refers to Jesus Christ as a 'demon' and demanded that the book be withdrawn
Jun 09, 2017
Gujarat board book erroneously calls Jesus 'demon'; education minister says error will be rectifiedA class IX Hindi textbook has referred to Jesus Christ as a demon. The Hindi textbook belonged to the Gujarat board.
Jun 07, 2017
DU textbook tells students to write emails like skirts, short enough to be interestingA BCom (Honours) textbook advising students to write emails short enough to be interesting like skirts has created an outrage.
May 23, 2017
Watch: CBSE's new elective teaches regressive ideas on caste and genderArray
May 20, 2017
Indian-Americans in US protest negative portrayal of Hinduism, India in proposed schoolbooksIndian-Americans in California have protested the negative portrayal of Hinduism and India in Californian schoolbooks. These textbooks will be adopted early next year.
May 10, 2017
NCERT textbooks to include Buddha's teachings: HRD Minister JavadekarThe teachings of Gautama Buddha will soon be included in NCERT textbooks and school curriculum as the Mahatma's teachings are "ideas of life", Union minister Prakash Javadekar said on Wednesday.
Apr 18, 2017
'Good height, great complexion': Rajasthan textbook lists 'desirable traits' for entrepreneursA chapter on 'Skills Development' for Class 12 students in government schools in Rajasthan, lists out, as qualities desirable for entrepreneurs: "good height" and "beautiful complexion"
Apr 12, 2017
Maharashtra textbook linking dowry to 'ugliness' in women not a lone case of bizarre lessons in school books in IndiaThe gaping holes in the Indian school education system are brought to the fore time and again by some bizarre lesson or another that manages to creep into our textbooks.
Feb 04, 2017
Maharashtra's HSC Sociology textbook says 'ugly' girls' parents have to pay dowry: Why I'm not surprisedEducational institutions of Maharashtra, maybe instead of banning Such a Long Journey next time, put a check on the propaganda you’re selling in the form of textbooks?