Embracing ‘Bharat’ in NCERT textbooks: A constitutional imperative

Within the rich fabric of Indian culture and legacy, the name ‘Bharat’ carries an extraordinary importance. It echoes with a historical significance that surpasses the ages and connects with the very core of our national identity. However, in recent years, the term ‘Bharat’ has been at the centre of a contentious debate over its inclusion […]

Chapter on National War Memorial added to NCERT curriculum

The new chapter aims to instil essential values of patriotism, dedication to duty, and courage

Restore chapters on India under Nehru, Mughal courts & 2002 riots: Kerala directs schools

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  The communist government of Kerala has directed all state-run schools to restore chapters on the 2002 Gujarat riots, assassination of Mahatma Gandhi, Mughal justice delivery system and former Prime minister Jawahar Lal Nehru’s contribution in India in the Class 12 text books. The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) had dropped the […]

NCERT row: Academicians clash over curriculum streamlining

33 demand names be dropped from textbooks, 73 call it false propaganda

NCERT removes periodic table, faces backlash

Despite criticism, MoS Dr Subhas Sarkar says the decision aims to reduce the burden on students

TNI Editorial : Don’t delete Mughals; write their whole truth for children

There is palpable tension among Delhi’s intelligentsia regarding the deletion of certain chapters on the Mughal Empire from Class 12 textbooks. The government claims that this process, known as “syllabus rationalization,” aims to reduce the burden of learning overlapping and irrelevant chapters on students. However, many academics and historians have criticized the National Council of […]

J&K Bans Schools Run By Jamaat-e-Islami

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Tuesday ordered the banning of all schools run by banned Jamaat-e-Islami (Jel) in the union territory. The administration also asked the schools to facilitate the admission of students within a fortnight. The schools are being run in the name of Falah-e-Aam (Welfare for All), a trust set up […]