"State must do some more serious stuff. He is a College Principal. Why you are arresting him?" CJI Chandrachud was quoted slamming the Madhya Pradesh government
The Outlook’s October 11, 2021 issue covered the syllabus revision. Here are some stories from the issues. Click on headlines to read.
The NCW, in a statement, said the matter is of serious concern and the commission has taken cognisance of it.
In the name of ‘rationalisation’, NCERT seems to have adopted a method of hasty deletion. Passages have been reduced, quotes cut and exercise boxes flung out. But was it really done in haste?
The ruling party denied the allegations and said their government doesn't have any intention of politicising education, calling the question paper based on historic facts
With 'Jamjaal', the world awaits the emergence of a Gujarati Proust, novelist Nazir Mansuri, whose magnum opus—expected to be the world’s longest novel—is a work in progress
CBSE books on Knowledge Tradition and Practices of India are a must-read for history lovers. These books give a true and faithful account of Indian civilisation and India’s achievements over the centuries.
Dopdi Mejhen’s cry of dissent against state power fortified by patriarchy has unsettled many in the last 44 years. Delhi University’s BA syllabus will be immeasurably poorer without it.
Shapers of syllabi in the rapidly expanding RSS-backed schools dismiss criticism, say their emphasis is on long-neglected, ancient Indian knowledge and value...
Should curricula not reflect the ‘truth’? And whose truth? Recent deletions and additions come wrapped in a concern for ‘heritage’, but are also dyed...
The scrapping of Article 370, which gave the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir special status, has been included in the Class 12 political science textbook...
Calls for the ouster of Tipu Sultan from textbooks cause controversy...yet again
To answer the question 'Will pre-marital or extra-marital sex lead to the transmission of deadly Human Immunodeficiency Viruses (HIV)?', Yes says the 10th...
Falsifications of historical evidence and symbols designed to discredit political rivals are universal features of the struggle for power.
The opposition leader Dhananjay Munde termed it as a tactic to influence young students.
He says In Uttar Pradesh, every religion would be given equal respect, “but we won't accept Pakistani-Talibani culture”.
The textbook will be launched by state Education Minister C Raveendranath at Perumbavoor in Ernakulam district, a town with largest migrant labour population...
The revised textbooks revolve around the Maratha empire and warrior king Shivaji and Indian politics post 1960.
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