Three months after the schools re-opened, all the revised textbooks have been printed.
Gala's managing director in a phased manner transferred Rs 26.78 crore into the accounts of the fraudster, who later vanished and stopped taking the calls of Gala's MD, said sources.
A teacher from Beema Nagar corporation school, too, pointed to notebooks not having reached them while an aided school at Ponmalaipatti mentioned not having received all the books.
3.7 crore books are meant for students of government schools
Primary Education Minister B C Nagesh told TNIE schools cannot go against the prescribed textbook.
The bid to revise school textbook curriculum shouldn’t be seen in isolation. It is part of a grand plan to sow seeds of ‘otherness’ in society.
Textbooks revision controversy: Will place before people contents revised by Congress and BJP regimes, says Karnataka government
The move comes amid the raging controversy over the revision of textbooks with a section of society raising objections over the changes.
Some in Karnataka might be claiming a win, but it is a pyrrhic victory. What has temporarily won in the state is one type of identity politics over another.
As of Friday, 79.70 per cent of the textbooks were printed and 66.98 per cent were distributed to the schools.
Bhyrappa condemned the violence which took place in front of Primary and Secondary Education Minister B C Nagesh’s residence in Tiptur on Wednesday.
Some progressive thinkers pointed to another flaw in a chapter on Dr B R Ambedkar, saying the reasons for him joining Buddhishm have been concealed.
He is a well-known writer and I will not react to his statement
Education Minister BC Nagesh on Tuesday hit out at the Congress for blaming the ruling BJP state government for saffronising textbooks.
The leaders referred to are Kuvempu, Gandhi, Ambedkar, Kittur Rani Channamma, Sangolli Rayanna, Rani Abbakka, Madakari Nayaka and Kempegowda.
Rohith Chakrathirtha and development educationist Prof Niranjanaradhya talk to Ashwini M Sripad on the boiling issue.
Taking to Twitter, the AAP national convenor said the country will not tolerate such insult of its martyrs, and asked the BJP why 'its people' hate Bhagat Singh so much.
Shiv Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi described the textbook as a "shame" and "derogatory" and demanded union education minister to immediately stop the circulation of such regressive textbooks.
C Balasubramanian, former president of Federation of Paper Traders Association of India, said, “Earlier, paper cost would be revised annually after budget presentation.
It was decided to take a final decision on this contentious issue in the next meeting.
A syllabus oversight committee of eminent Sikh scholars under the chairmanship of Dr Kirpal Singh was set up by the Amarinder Singh government to look into the alleged distortion of Sikhs history