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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?
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.