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Sep 14, 2017
2.4 crore NCERT textbooks pre-booked within a month of launch of online portalWhile the Karnataka Board has placed an order for 37 lakh books, Arunachal Pradesh has requested for over 29 lakh books.
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
Aug 10, 2017
India won 1962 war with China, claims Class VIII Sanskrit textbook in Madhya PradeshA Sanskrit textbook being used in several CBSE-affiliated schools in Madhya Pradesh claims that India won the 1962 war with China.
Aug 07, 2017
Mughals disappearing from textbooks across the country as history seems subject to changeThere has been a steady movement to remove Mughals from history textbooks across the country and replace that space with text on Hindu rulers.
Aug 01, 2017
Cong demands removal of 'defamatory references' to Indira, Rajiv Gandhi in Maharashtra bookCongress demanded removal of certain sections on former Prime Ministers Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi from the state board's history textbook for class IX.
Jul 30, 2017
Bombay HC seeks publisher's response in reference to Bhindranwale being called 'terrorist' in school bookThe Bombay High Court has sought the response of Balbharti, the publisher of school textbooks, on a petition seeking deletion of a chapter in a history textbook in which separatist leader Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale is referred to as a "terrorist".
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to a chapter in a Gujarat textbook which accidentally refers to Jesus Christ as a 'demon' and demanded that the book be withdrawn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.