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CBSE Exam Paper Under Fire For Alleged Gender Stereotyping, Board Refers Matter To Subject Experts

CBSE Exam Paper Under Fire For Alleged Gender Stereotyping, Board Refers Matter To Subject Experts

13 January 2022

Various excerpts from the passage have gone viral on social media with users calling out the board for supporting "misogynistic" and "regressive opinions" and hashtag "CBSE insults women" trending on the microblogging site Twitter.

DCW Issues Notice To CBSE On Gender Stereotyping Views In Exam Comprehension Passage

DCW Issues Notice To CBSE On Gender Stereotyping Views In Exam Comprehension Passage

13 January 2022

"The said article is infuriating for its totally sexist and warped in its approach. Not only is the article offensive towards women, it is also very offensive...


Maharashtra Teachers Queue Up For English Classes As Schools Turn Bilingual

The Shiv Sena which is in power in the BMC as well as in Maharashtra has not been too gung-ho over English in the previous years. But that seems to be changing.

31 Dead As Migrant Boat Capsizes In English Channel

31 Dead As Migrant Boat Capsizes In English Channel

25 November 2021

Authorities Wednesday found 31 bodies — including those of five women and a young girl — and two survivors.


Dalit Authors, Mahasweta Devi Removed From English Syllabus, DU Comes Under Fire

The council also approved the implementation of National Education Policy from 2022-23 and four-year undergraduate programmes, overriding a strong dissent from...

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19 January 2022
Watch: Viral Video Reshared By Shashi Tharoor On How To Speak Like Him

Watch: Viral Video Reshared By Shashi Tharoor On How To Speak Like Him

The Karachi comedian made a video and posted it on social media in which he talked about how to speak English like Shashi Tharoor.


21 January 2022
gOoD eNgLiSh? WTF is that?

gOoD eNgLiSh? WTF is that?

LMAO, WTF, TIL and TL;DR aren’t just an exasperating farrago of digitalese. Internet patois carries a subversive social power.


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CBSE Exam Paper Under Fire For Alleged Gender Stereotyping, Board Refers Matter To Subject Experts

CBSE Exam Paper Under Fire For Alleged Gender Stereotyping, Board Refers Matter To Subject Experts

Various excerpts from the passage have gone viral on social media with users calling out the board for supporting "misogynistic" and "regressive opinions" and hashtag "CBSE insults women" trending on the microblogging site Twitter.

13 January 2022
DCW Issues Notice To CBSE On Gender Stereotyping Views In Exam Comprehension Passage

DCW Issues Notice To CBSE On Gender Stereotyping Views In Exam Comprehension Passage

"The said article is infuriating for its totally sexist and warped in its approach. Not only is the article offensive towards women, it is also very offensive towards children," the panel said in the notice.

13 January 2022
Maharashtra Teachers Queue Up For English Classes As Schools Turn Bilingual

Maharashtra Teachers Queue Up For English Classes As Schools Turn Bilingual

The Shiv Sena which is in power in the BMC as well as in Maharashtra has not been too gung-ho over English in the previous years. But that seems to be changing.

13 January 2022
31 Dead As Migrant Boat Capsizes In English Channel

31 Dead As Migrant Boat Capsizes In English Channel

Authorities Wednesday found 31 bodies — including those of five women and a young girl — and two survivors.

25 November 2021
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