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Despite int'l student unions protesting Bengal court slaps activists 'on social survey' to four more days of custody

The student organisations have released a joint statement signed by 16 student organisations where they strongly condemn the arrests and "demand immediate and unconditional release" of the four

Published on 23rd November 2018
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Forget Padmaavat, Muslim rulers have been wrongly portrayed as barbarians by right-wingers, says Ram Puniyani

Ram Puniyani talks about how conflicts are manufactured and how our distorted history leads is an excuse extremists use to create conflict

Published on 2nd February 2018
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Girish Karnad: A man who had the strongest and best lines — both on stage and in real life

The Padma Shri and Jnanpith awardee passed away after a prolonged illness on Monday morning

Published on 10th June 2019
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He was a good friend and this is a great loss, Madras Players' PC Ram on Girish Karnad

The legendary playwright spent five years in the theatre group The Madras Players. His last play there was Ramakrishna's first

Published on 10th June 2019
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How the BJP went from honouring Tipu's memory to clamouring for his ouster from textbooks in 8 years

Historians and educationists in Karnataka opine that the government should not interfere in academic perspectives and consider the report submitted by the Karnataka Text Book Society 

Published on 12th December 2019
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Kannada scholar Chidananda Murthy passes away at 84

Murthy was recently hospitalised due to breathing problem and was affected by pneumonia

Published on 11th January 2020
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Karnataka drops chapter on Tipu Sultan from Class 7 History textbook to reduce syllabus amid COVID-19

Meanwhile, the opposition Congress protested against the dropping of Tipu's lesson for Class 7 students and accused the BJP government of "playing communal politics" in education too

Published on 28th July 2020
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Karnataka government yet to decide whether textbooks will have chapters on Tipu, Hyder Ali or not, despite expert panel's nod

According to the sources from the Education Department, the Minister has been asked to include these chapters and drop the chapters of British Rulers in India from school textbooks 

Published on 24th September 2020
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Karnataka Textbook Committee to decide Tipu Sultan's fate within one month

A few days ago, CM B S Yediyurappa had stated that he or his government don't consider Tipu Sultan as a freedom fighter — but it is now left to the academics to figure out whether he deserves to stay

Published on 7th November 2019
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Tipu, the original Communist? Why academics believe future generations must study about Tipu Sultan

Tipu Sultan was the first person to introduce land reforms in India before independence which was higly opposed by others

Published on 31st October 2019
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Unemployed Raichur youth raise the heat after Modi says making Pakoda is employment

The event was organised by a local group to demand jobs and protest against Prime Minister Modi's recent job remarking that anybody who can fry pakodas can be considered employeed

Published on 2nd February 2018
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Why conservation and classes go hand-in-hand at Fort High School, Bengaluru's 'crumbling' heritage

We take a look at how Bengaluru's heritage Fort High School is staying resolute — holding classes — despite the bad state of the buildings, which are now being restored by an INTACH team 

Published on 1st November 2018

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