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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.
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.
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"
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?
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letter protesting the recommended changes to California state textbooks from Grade 6 - 10 that could eliminate crucial historical references to India.
May 18, 2015
If Akbar's great, so is Maharana Pratap: Rajnath Singh wants new chapter in history booksInaugurating a statue of the king, the Home Minister said that Indian textbooks haven't been able to fully recognise Maharana Pratap's contribution and significance in India's history.
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?
Feb 25, 2014
Stereotyping gender roles: Gujarat textbooks and what they teachGujarat Board Textbooks replete with errors also show gender bias in textbook with images and text promoting stereotypical gender roles.
Jul 24, 2013
Textbook publishers revamp ebooks to fight used books marketA booming market in recent years for selling and renting used college textbooks has saved students across the United States a ton of cash...