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Jun 30, 2016
Controversy erupts in Karnataka over official direction to buy book on SiddaramaiahAn official direction, authorising government and aided schools to purchase a book on Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's political life and achievements for their libraries by the Education department has stirred a controversy.
May 22, 2016
California community debates 'saffronising' textbooks, Dalits, rewriting of South Asian historyArray
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
Apr 26, 2016
Madras HC directs TN govt to include Thirukkural in class 6 - 12 curriculumObserving that moral values are more important than other values, the Madras High Court on Tuesday directed the state government to take appropriate action on inclusion of 108 chapters of Tamil treatise Thirukkural in the curriculum of class VI-XII from next academic year.
Mar 30, 2016
Extremism is taught in school textbooks, alleges AAP legislatorAam Aadmi Party legislator from Palam Bhavna Gaur said that extremism is taught in school textbooks and the Delhi government must work to stop it
Mar 28, 2016
California Textbooks: ‘Editing out India is bizarre! We must fight back because this concerns all Indians, not just Hindus’Led by hundreds of high school students, teachers, parents of Indian kids in American schools and “outraged” grandpas and grandmas, more than 20,000 people have signed off on a stinging letter protesting the recommended changes to California state textbooks from Grade 6 - 10 that could eliminate crucial historical references to India.
Mar 14, 2016
Pakistan orders inquiry into textbook that called Baloch people 'uncivilised looters'Authorities in Pakistan's Punjab province have ordered an inquiry over offensive content in a sociology textbook, though the publisher tendered an apology
Mar 11, 2016
Aai shappathh! Marathi to become compulsory in IGCSE/IB schools in MaharashtraMarathi will be made a compulsory subject till standard 7th in IGCSE/IB schools in Maharashtra, and history of Shivaji Maharaj will be taught in these schools, Education Minister Vinod Tawde said on Friday.
Mar 10, 2016
Names of historic Western intellectuals like Copernicus and Pythagoras not removed from text books: Smriti IraniGovernment on Thursday denied that the names of historic Western intellectuals like Nicolaus Copernicus and Pythagoras had been removed from school text books, terming reports on the issue as "factually incorrect".
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.