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Karnataka: Students protest against saffronisation of school textbooks 

It was the allegation of the protestors that Rohit Chakarvarthy, who believes in the principles of RSS, was appointed as the head of the Textbook Review Committee

Published on 24th May 2022
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From Tipu Sultan to Swami Vivekananda: All that stays plus all that goes from Karnataka's school textbooks

While retaining information about Tipu Sultan, the committee has removed “irrelevant portions” pertaining to his contributions to Mysuru, Nanjangud, and Ramanagar

Published on 18th May 2022
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Karnataka: Delay in textbook supply tied to power crisis, Russia-Ukraine war

Primary and Secondary Education Minister of Karnataka, BC Nagesh, has warned the printers that they would be penalised if the textbooks are not delivered on time 

Published on 17th May 2022
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Haryana's Education Minister opines on national anthem in madrassas and History textbooks 

It was on Thursday, May 12, that the Uttar Pradesh Madrassa Education Board issued the order making the national anthem mandatory in all madrassas

Published on 14th May 2022
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Odisha govt school headmaster placed under suspension for illegally selling textbooks meant for students

Chhanda Charan Singh, the headmaster of Sargigarh Upper Primary School in Koida block, was identified as the accused. The books were mainly aimed for free distribution to the students

Published on 22nd April 2022
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Karnataka's Edu Min BC Nagesh says Tipu Sultan will remain in textbooks, only inappropriate parts of his history will be removed

Primary and Secondary Education Minister BC Nagesh also said that in case there is a paper leak in the second PUC exam, an expensive method has been put in place to change question papers immediately

Published on 20th April 2022
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Who is Harsh Mander? Why is this apex child rights body seeking NCERT's explanation over including a story by him in textbooks?

When raids were conducted by Enforcement Directorate at Mander's office and home, many activists and intellectuals had condemned the raids 

Published on 5th April 2022
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Textbooks and notebooks to become 30% costlier from today in Tamil Nadu. Here's why

With the price of paper seeing a relentless rise, printers say they have no choice but to increase the price of books as well. However, that's not all

Published on 1st April 2022
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In TN even grades 6-9 will have QR codes in their textbooks for exercises, social media connect

Simple assessment tests will be incorporated at the end of every chapter through QR codes in non-language textbooks

Published on 23rd April 2019
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Helpline numbers to report child abuse, sexual harassment to be part of school textbooks in Tamil Nadu: Education Minister

A special training programme was conducted by the state government as part of World Day for Prevention of Child Abuse. Over 315 teachers from government, private and aided schools participated

Published on 19th November 2021
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Odisha NEET 2021 topper Sravan Mishra: Focussed only on NCERT textbooks to crack medical entrance

Nekta N Swasti Sravan Mishra, who bagged the 75th rank in the recently declared NEET results, shares how he achieved this feat

Published on 2nd November 2021
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Thousands of students in Karnataka who quit private schools for govt schools denied textbooks, uniforms. Here is why

General Secretary of the Associated Managements of Primary and Secondary Schools in Karnataka, said that private schools were not issuing TCs as parents had not paid their dues for the past two years

Published on 29th October 2021
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NCM directs institutes to refrain from being derogatory against LGBTQIA+ community in class or textbooks

The advisory was in pursuance of the direction that was issued by the Madras High Court recently regarding the same issue  

Published on 14th October 2021
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Forget movies, Delhi police arrests 38-year-old for printing pirated NCERT textbooks

The police had raided Manoj Jain's printing unit on September 18 in outer Delhi's Mandoli and found 5,000 pirated textbooks worth Rs 35 lakh 

Published on 5th October 2021
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Students Islamic Organisation urge Telangana govt to remove 'Islamophobic' content from school textbooks

Calling out the 'Islamophobic' content, Dr Talha Faiyazuddin, president, SIO Telangana has urged the state's education minister P Sabita Indra Reddy to initiate action against the publisher

Published on 27th September 2021

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