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Are we scared to talk about the real India in textbooks?

Jul 07, 2014

Are we scared to talk about the real India in textbooks?

The secular vs communal anxiety around history textbooks sidesteps a bigger question. Do our textbooks answer the basic question India, especially a younger India, is asking - who are we? #India #BJP #Education #RSS #Indian schools #Textbooks #schools in India #Saffronisation of Education #Saffronisation. Rewriting History #Saffronisation of textbooks
Coming soon from Modi sarkar: RSS takeover of top research, cultural bodies

Jul 04, 2014

Coming soon from Modi sarkar: RSS takeover of top research, cultural bodies

Rao's elevation is the first of the many NDA decisions that will determine who will lead India's top research, educational and cultural institutions. #Gujarat #BJP #PoliticalPlay #RSS #NCERT #UGC #INdian COuncil of Historical research #UCSSR #communalisation of textbooks
HRD Min Smriti Irani wants ancient texts included in school syllabi

Jun 01, 2014

HRD Min Smriti Irani wants ancient texts included in school syllabi

Irani has directed HRD officials to develop material which shows the contribution of ancient India to various fields like science, philosophy, language and mathematics #NewsTracker #Smriti Irani #RSS #HRD Ministry #saffron #Ancient Texts #Hindu texts #Vedas #Upanishads #Educational reform #School textbooks
Modi's life won't be included in school syllabus: Guj govt

May 30, 2014

Modi's life won't be included in school syllabus: Guj govt

After receiving a call from Modi at around 7 am, State Education Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama dropped the idea of teaching Modi's life to schools kids. #India #Gujarat #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Syllabus #Gujarat Board Textbooks #Modi's life
NaMo in school textbooks? PM Modi says no, thank you

May 30, 2014

NaMo in school textbooks? PM Modi says no, thank you

Modi-worship is now being taken to the next level. The states of Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Rajasthan all want to inculcate Modi's life story into their school curriculum. #Rajasthan #India #Gujarat #Prime Minister #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #ConnectTheDots #Education #Bhopal #Madhya Pradesh #textbook #Modi #students #curriculum

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NaMo in school textbooks? PM Modi says no, thank you

Sep 15, 2014

Thailand recalls math textbooks over porn star on cover

Eagle-eyed college students quickly noticed that the bespectacled educator seductively posing with a folder is, in fact, Japanese XXX-rated actress Mana Aoki...
NaMo in school textbooks? PM Modi says no, thank you

Sep 16, 2014

Loved and Hated, Former Premier of Thailand Is Erased From Textbook

In a plugged-in Thailand, it is unclear to what degree the military junta can remove Thaksin Shinawatra from the public’s consciousness... #Thailand #Thaksin Shinawatra
NaMo in school textbooks? PM Modi says no, thank you

Sep 16, 2014

Kreyos smartwatch: We're not a scam, just a trainwreck

With its smartwatch efforts in tatters, Kreyos has become a textbook example of how crowdfunding should not work. The company, whose disastrous Indiegogo campaign led to a full-blown backer revolt last month, is now attempting to vindicate itself wit... #Thailand #Thaksin Shinawatra