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UGC history syllabus political, shoddy, unhistorical: JNU’s Najaf Haider

By Atul Krishna  NEW DELHI: The University Grants Commission’s new curriculum for history isn’t just “extremely political”, it is “childish”, believes Najaf Haider, professor, Centre...

Demolish, Rename, Rewrite: How BJP Changes the Past to Control the...

Post-independence Delhi was a territory engulfed by material infrastructure left behind by the British. To establish an Indian national identity, it needed to exhibit...

Some Oxygen For Siddique Kappan, Please?

If democracy is the name of our body politic, freedom is its oxygen. Its most precious resource, without which only the dirge remains to...

The catastrophic cost of junk science, bogus information and the Hindutva...

By Rohit Chopra As India collectively gasps for breath, confronted by a catastrophic surge of Covid-19 infections and deaths, the control and content of information...

Audrey Truschke and the Blitzkrieg from the Hindu Right

By Raju Rajagopal and Sunita Viswanath The assault on Dr Audrey Truschke, associate professor in the Department of History at Rutgers University-Newark, has crossed all bounds of decency recently....

Hindutva’s Dead Hand in Destroying India’s Future: A Personal Lament

The resignation of top academics from Ashoka University is reflective of the current atmosphere where centres of education that encourage us to question beliefs...

Teach Hate Young: RSS Leader’s School Gets Kids to Re-Enact Babri...

New Delhi: A school in Karnataka run by a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh leader made children re-enact the demolition of the Babri Masjid in a...

On TN govt radar, 2 Hindutva groups that track ‘love jihad’...

The Tamil Nadu government has directed schools and colleges across the state to prevent communal polarisation in education institutions following reports of Hindutva indoctrination...

India: Rewriting history – On Amit Shah’s call

The study of history has always been contested territory, as it should be. There are always multiple interpretations of the past, and most professional...

BJP’s major achievement in Rajasthan: Rewriting school textbooks to reflect RSS...

By Shreya Roy Chowdhury Gurmeet arrives in Ajmer on a crowded train. His friend Razzak picks him up and takes him to the dargah of...

The Latest Skirmish in California’s Textbooks War Reveals the Mounting Influence...

By ARIA THAKER Early in the morning, on 9 November 2017, hundreds of people flooded the headquarters of the California department of education. They lined...

Saffronisation of education in BJP-ruled Rajasthan

By Tabeenah Anjum There have been continuous attempts by the ruling BJP to saffronise the education system and root out liberal influences. For this, the...

Parivar’s wish: Education for Hinduisation

By C.P. Bhambri A common thread which connects the campus disturbances at the Film and Television Institute of Pune, Central Hyderabad University and Jawaharlal Nehru...