Thorat Committee

  • Cartoon row: NCERT committee to meet today July 14, 2012

    New Delhi: The NCERT monitoring committee will meet on Saturday to decide whether to axe caricatures from text books. The Thorat Committee, set up by the Human Resource Development Ministry, had recommended the scrapping of 46 caricatures, of which 24 pertained to the Nehru-Gandhi family. Sources say that the cartoon on...
  • No logic behind the removal of some cartoons: NCERT chief July 7, 2012

    New Delhi: The controversy over cartoons in text books threatens to escalate. After a committee set up by the HRD Ministry recommended the removal of 43 cartoons, which included those of Indira Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru, from the NCERT textbooks of classes 9-12, the chief of the national council has...
  • AIIMS faculty divided over Thorat report June 19, 2007

    New Delhi: While the story plays out in the courts, a report on cast-based discrimination is of all the committees formed at AIIMS, the most contentious of late is the Thorat Committee, which is looking into caste-based discrimination among students on the AIIMS campus. The reservation debate is not yet...