textbooks

Textbook Society uploads soft copy of revised portions

Three months after the schools re-opened, all the revised textbooks have been printed.

published on : 18th August 2022

Gujarat's leading textbooks printer loses Rs 26 crore in cyber fraud

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.

published on : 20th July 2022

Government school students in Tamil Nadu await supply of books after a month into classes

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.

published on : 14th July 2022

Andhra: Government to distribute 5.4 crore 1st semester textbooks 

3.7 crore books are meant for students of government schools

published on : 11th July 2022

Teachers junk revised Kannada textbooks

Primary Education Minister B C Nagesh told TNIE scho­ols cannot go against the prescribed textbook.

published on : 28th June 2022

Sowing the wind and reaping the whirlwind

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.

published on : 17th June 2022

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.

published on : 7th June 2022

Identity politics and the many hues of textbooks

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.

published on : 7th June 2022

Open to re-revising textbooks: Bommai amid row

As of Friday, 79.70 per cent of the textbooks were printed and 66.98 per cent were distributed to the schools.

published on : 4th June 2022

Teach students truth, not ideologies: Renowned novelist SL Bhyrappa

Bhyrappa condemned the violence which took place in front of Primary and Secondary Education Minister B C Nagesh’s residence in Tiptur on Wednesday.

published on : 3rd June 2022

Two more poets want their poems out of Karnataka school textbooks

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.

published on : 1st June 2022

Will run parallel programme to ensure kids learn Constitution: Devanuru Mahadeva

He is a well-known writer and I will not react to his statement

published on : 26th May 2022

Saffronisation of textbooks only in Congress' eyes: BC Nagesh

Education Minister BC Nagesh on Tuesday hit out at the Congress for blaming the ruling BJP state government for saffronising textbooks.

published on : 25th May 2022

Lessons not omitted, spread out over many classes: Ex-Textbook Revision Committee chairperson

The leaders referred to are Kuvempu, Gandhi, Ambedkar, Kittur Rani Channamma, Sangolli Rayanna, Rani Abbakka, Madakari Nayaka and Kempegowda.

published on : 25th May 2022

We are only changing what was false in textbooks: Experts

Rohith Chakrathirtha and development educationist Prof Niranjanaradhya talk to Ashwini M Sripad on the boiling issue.

published on : 22nd May 2022

Omission of lesson on Bhagat Singh from Karnataka school book insult to martyr: Arvind Kejriwal

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.

published on : 17th May 2022

Dowry helps in marrying off ugly looking girls, says textbook for nursing students; draws flak

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.

published on : 4th April 2022

Notebooks to get dearer as printers increase charges by 30% from Friday

C Balasubramanian, former president of Federation of Paper Traders Association of India, said, “Earlier, paper cost would be revised annually after budget presentation.

published on : 1st April 2022

Telangana Cabinet subcommittee suggests bilingual textbooks

It was decided to take a final decision on this contentious issue in the next meeting.  

published on : 3rd March 2022

Punjab CM flays sacking of scholar Kirpal Singh from Sikh history resources project

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

published on : 12th November 2018