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Rewrite history texts to flag fightback, textbooks should highlight new facts:...

By Sourav Roy Barman Saying that the existing curriculum in schools dwells “too much on defeats”, National Book Trust chairman Govind Prasad Sharma has said...

‘Marks jihad’: DU professor stirs a row with comment on Kerala...

NEW DELHI: A social media post by Delhi University professor Rakesh Kumar Pandey has raised the hackles of students and teachers alike. In a Facebook...

Islamophobic’: Row After Textbook Depicts ‘Terrorist’ Holding Qur’an, Publisher Issues Apology

By Rushda Fathima Khan A supplementary study material by a private publisher in Telangana has sparked a row as student groups alleged that parts of...

Kannur University likely to drop works of Savarkar, Golwalkar from syllabus

It is still not yet clear why Kerala’s Kannur University decided to included sections from Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader MS Golwalkar’s "Bunch of...

RSS ideology must not be thrust upon medical students expected to...

By Dr Arun Mitra An advertisement from Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam’s Tirupati medical department published on September 9, 2021 seeking specialist doctors belonging to ‘Hindu religion...

University on Hindutva Started in America

An International University of Vedic Wellness is being established in the greater Chicago area by local Indian American community member Santosh Kumar, on the...

Kannur University in the eye of a storm over inclusion of...

By R. KRISHNAKUMAR A major academic and political controversy has risen in Kerala over the inclusion of excerpts from the works of Hindutva ideologues such...

Threats to participants in Hindu nationalism conference risk silencing academic freedom

(New York, NY) — In response to reports that U.S.- and India-based Hindu nationalist groups are coordinating intense pressure against writers, scholars, and universities to prevent...

MBBS students in MP to now read about RSS founder, Jan...

MBBS students in MP will now be taught about RSS and Jana Sangh founders in all medical colleges of Madhya Pradesh. According to the...

BJP Is Scared of Dalit-Bahujan Literature As it Challenges Society’s Bigotry

By HARISH S. WANKHEDE Democracy is meaningful only if it allows fair and equal opportunities to its citizens, including substantive participation of the worst-off social...

1921 Malabar Rebellion leaders to be removed from India’s dictionary of...

At least 387 leaders of 1921 Malabar Rebellion including Variamkunnath Kunhamed Haji and Ali Musaliar who were considered among the most powerful enemies of...

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...