Textbook

  • Tripura: School books says BJP 'communal', EC begins probe 17-03-2014 09:37 PM

    Agartala: The Election Commission has began an inquiry into an allegation by the BJP that the party has purportedly been branded as communal in a class IX text book in Left Front-ruled Tripura. "We have received a complaint from BJP here and asked the state education department to file a...
  • Haryana govt to act against publishers for delaying school textbooks 04-08-2013 04:19 AM

    Haryana Education Department has decided to take stern action against errant publishers for delays in the printing of school textbooks. The state government would also regard the bank guarantees paid by such publishers as forfeit. Disclosing this in Chandigarh on Saturday, state Education Minister Geeta Bhukkal said that the government...
  • Sikkim: Chief Minister spelt 'Thief Minister' in Class V English textbooks 29-07-2013 10:04 PM

    Gangtok: The standards of Engish language in Sikkim has stooped to a new low. A look at the Class V text books shows glaring errors. The error can be witnessed in just one page of the Elementary Environment Science text book. The Chief Minister is named 'Thief Minister'. Four officials...
  • Priyanka Chopra's life now a part of school curriculum 20-05-2013 05:41 PM

    New Delhi: Former beauty queen, actor and now a singer, Priyanka Chopra has added another feather to her hat. The actress's life has made it to the Environmental Studies textbooks of class 5 in a Delhi school. Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, "@priyankachopra features in 1st chapter of Environmental Studies...
  • 'Withdraw textbooks that exclude Arunachal Pradesh from map' 16-05-2013 11:51 PM

    New Delhi: The Maharashtra government on Thursday ordered withdrawal of Class X geography text books that excludes Arunachal Pradesh from the map of India. Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan termed as "unpardonable mistake" the exclusion of Arunachal Pradesh from the map of India published in the text books and disbanded the...
  • Arunachal missing from Maharashtra Board textbooks 15-05-2013 07:32 PM

    Mumbai: For lakhs of 10th class students in Maharashtra, Arunachal Pradesh is not a part of the country, as the north-eastern state is reportedly "missing" from the map in their geography textbooks. Taking a serious note of the lapse, the state government today sought clarification from the chairman of the...
  • Textbook sparks controversy, alleges non-vegetarians lie, cheat, commit sex crimes 17-11-2012 10:14 AM

    New Delhi: Yet another textbook in a CBSE school has sparked a controversy by allegedly insinuating that non-vegetarians lie, cheat and commit crimes, with the Government terming it as "unfortunate" and asking state bodies to remain alert about such content and monitor them. "Sensitivities of communities have to be kept...
  • Jaya writes to PM on remarks on Nadars in CBSE book 16-11-2012 12:22 PM

    Chennai: Joining other political leaders in the state, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Friday demanded removal of "objectionable" references in the CBSE textbook about Nadar community which has produced great leaders like K Kamaraj and their contribution to the society was immeasurable. In a letter to Prime Minister...
  • The hullabaloo over a cartoon

    After the Break |  Ashutosh
    What has happened to the nation? The Parliament is scared of cartoons while the government resents freedom of press. News broke on Friday that the...

  • Left govt asked to repent for preaching atheism 24-06-2008 05:54 PM

    Lahore: The BCCI has turned down Pakistan Cricket Board's request to schedule one of the three ODI matches during their upcoming limited overs series in Mohali as it doesn't conform to the rotation policy practised by the former. They have expressed their regrets stating that they have a rotation policy...
  • Book row over Ayodhya monkeys reference 18-04-2008 09:11 AM

    Melbourne: The Sri Lankan players have played without being paid adequately by their cricket board in the last few months and little has changed now as they will feature in the upcoming tri-series in Australia in the same financial crisis. Sri Lanka's players are owed as much as five million...
  • Lalu not history yet, so Nitish removes him from textbook 09-01-2008 07:39 PM

    Melbourne: Embattled Ricky Ponting stepped down as Australia's captain from Test and one day cricket teams in the wake of the team's shocking quarter-final exit from the ongoing World Cup, but will be available for selection as a batsman in both the format. I've had no tap on the shoulder...
  • J&K lady's Naval feat inspires kids 05-05-2007 12:04 PM

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  • Sholay makes it to textbooks in MP 12-04-2007 01:07 PM

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  • Students face NCERT books crisis 01-04-2007 08:49 AM

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  • Distortion of Hinduism irks US Indians 08-03-2007 10:36 AM

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  • Bengal textbook calls BJP communal 28-02-2007 12:43 AM

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  • Say no to tuitions, just click on 26-01-2007 03:13 PM

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  • Move over Mao, is that the mantra? 09-09-2006 09:06 AM

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  • Govt forms panel to scan NCERT books 30-08-2006 06:34 PM

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  • NCERT lands in a political row 18-08-2006 10:29 PM

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  • NCERT bookmarks religious past 16-08-2006 09:59 PM

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