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School textbook glorifying Mamata's Singur stir raises hackles in Bengal

School textbook glorifying Mamata's Singur stir raises hackles...

The inclusion of the Singur land agitation in the Class VIII history textbook Atit O Aitijya has left the Bengal Teachers and Employees Association quite agitated. Reason? The role of the Communist Party of India in “the greatest peasant movement of ..., 3 days ago

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The Assam Tribune, 6 days ago
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NDTV, 3 weeks ago
Irish Times, 2 weeks ago

CBSE asks schools to order NCERT textbooks online

NCERT books will be made available to all CBSE affiliated schools for the academic session 2017-2018. This decision has been taken in a review meeting chaired by the Minister of HRD. NCERT will be printing and supplying textbooks in adequate numbers for all ...
 MSN India1 week ago CBSE instructs schools to follow only NCERT curriculum  DNA1 week ago

No plan to "rewrite" history, says Raj Univ VC on Haldighati

The University of Rajasthan has received a proposal from the government nominee in its syndicate to include a textbook in the history syllabus which claims that the famous battle of Haldighati was won by Maharana Pratap.
 DNA1 week ago BJP MLA proposes to revise chapter on Akbar  Deccan Herald2 weeks ago
Oddity Central

Indian Textbook Encourages Kids to Kill Cats as an Experiment

The authors of a Class IV textbook in India recently came under fire, after it was revealed that in a lesson on the importance of breathing they were literally encouraging the kids to do an experiment involving suffocating a cat.It sounds hard to believe ...
 Oddity Central1 week ago Book suggests pupils to kill kitten for experiment, taken off  DNA1 week ago Textbook asks students to kill a cat for an experiment  DNA2 weeks ago Need air for life? To find out, put kitten in a box: Textbook  MSN India2 weeks ago

Process of printing new textbooks begins, finally

Putting an end to the controversy around revision of textbooks for classes 1 to 10, the Department of Primary and Secondary Education has kick-started the process of printing new ones to replace the old. A majority of the books — especially social science ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago LETTERS: Supply the textbooks  Himalayan times3 weeks ago New textbooks for classes 1 to 10 in coming academic year  The Hindu1 month ago RSS for public debate on textbooks  Deccan Herald1 month ago

Maharashtra textbook says ‘ugliness’ is reason for dowry demands

Along with other factors like religion, caste system, social prestige and compensation principle, the chapter cites “ugliness” as a reason for the grooms’ families to demand more dowry.
 The Hindu3 weeks ago Ugliness a reason for dowry: HSC sociology textbook  DNA3 weeks ago Regressive education: Maha HSC Sociology textbook claims 'ugliness' is a 'reason' for dowry!  DNA3 weeks ago

Maharashtra textbook shocks with dowry comments

A Class XII textbook in Maharashtra has come up with a bizarre theory for the prevalence of dowry. It states that girls who are "ugly" or "handicapped" face difficulty in getting married, their prospective grooms and their family demand dowry, which the ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago Ugliness, handicap of girls prompts dowry demand, says Maharashtra Class XII textbook  India Today3 weeks ago Maha textbook says "ugliness" prompts demand for more dowry  DNA3 weeks ago Maha textbook says ugliness prompts demand for more dowry  Deccan Herald3 weeks ago

AASU stir over textbook issue tomorrow

GUWAHATI, Feb 16 - Expressing resentment over the government's alleged failure to supply textbooks even after nearly two months into the academic session, the All Assam Students' Union today said the State Education Department and the Education Minister were ...
 The Assam Tribune1 week ago Changes made in textbooks to promote secularism, gender equality: Baragur  The Hindu2 weeks ago AASU stir over free textbooks  The Assam Tribune1 month ago AASU threatens stir over govt failure to supply textbooks  The Assam Tribune1 month ago
Business Standard

Tawde discusses controversial book issue with Board chairman

Maharashtra education minister Vinod Tawde today said the textbook controversy related to dowry problem should not be politicised and maintained that the issue has been discussed with concerned officials.
 DNA3 weeks ago Textbook shocker: Maha Education Minister directs Board of Studies to make correction  Business Standard3 weeks ago .MumbaiANI  DNA3 weeks ago Education Minister indifferent to ills plaguing school education: SFI  The Assam Tribune1 month ago
Business Standard

Maharashtra textbook shocker: 'Ugly or handicapped girls cause dowry demands`

The reasoning appears in the textbook of Sociology under the title, "Major Social Problems in India" prescribed for Class 12 students in the state. Under sub-heading No 12 titled 'Ugliness', the paragraph proclaims: "If a girl is ugly and handicapped then it ...
 Zee News3 weeks ago Maha textbook says 'ugliness' leads to dowry; NCW shoots letter to state  Business Standard3 weeks ago Ugly or handicapped girls cause dowry demands, claims Maharashtra textbook  Nerve3 weeks ago 'Ugly or handicapped' girls cause dowry demands, claims Maharashtra textbook  Prokerala3 weeks ago
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