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AA Edit | Why wrestle with history?

The Indian right wing has always complained that the Indian Left has had a disproportionate say on academics in India

05 Apr 2023 12:15 AM

NCERT's gender-neutral training manual no longer available on its website

There was no response from NCERT officials about whether the manual had been taken down after NCPCR sought rectification in the document

06 Nov 2021 10:37 AM

No homework for students of classes 1, 2, says HRD Ministry

Weight of school bags for students of classes 1 and 2 should not exceed 1.5 kg, while for class 3-5 bag should weigh between 2 kg to 3 kg.

27 Nov 2018 8:10 AM

Forest dept slaps fine of over Rs 5 lakh on NCERT

Cutting and even pruning of trees require permission from authorities under the Delhi Pre-servation of Trees Act.

21 Aug 2018 1:44 AM

‘33 trees heavily pruned, five cut sans nod in NCERT campus’

Cutting and even pruning of trees require permission from authorities under the Delhi Preservation of Trees Act.

10 Aug 2018 5:09 AM


Parents must not compare grades of students: NCERT

The education council said that CCE should not be seen as the responsibility of teachers alone.

01 Aug 2018 1:40 AM

Govt aims for English proficiency from Class 1

An NCERT booklet with 1,000 sentences/phrases had been prepared. It carried 200 sentences for each grade — from grade I to V.

23 Jul 2018 1:35 AM

NCERT books would be rectified soon, says Union min Satyapal Singh

'Education should not be politicised, whether it is the Congress or the BJP,' Union Minister of State for HRD said.

06 Jul 2018 1:52 PM

NCERT issues cyber security norms for teachers, parents

To promote safe, legal and ethical use of Internet by students.

02 May 2018 5:49 AM

CBSE exam paper leaks: Board needs to get its house in order

The CBSE finally did show some sense by not making all students sit for the retest.

11 Apr 2018 12:18 AM


In new NCERT class 12 book, word anti-Muslim omitted from 2002 Gujarat riots

NCERT removed 'anti-Muslim' from political science textbook for class 12, and now 2002 Gujarat riots will just be called 'Gujarat riots'.

24 Mar 2018 3:32 PM

Dilli Ka Babu: Women officers to the fore

Sources say that with Karnataka Assembly elections approaching, the government did not want to ruffle feathers in the bureaucracy.

17 Dec 2017 12:12 AM

Fake education board busted in Delhi, 6 held

It claimed it was an autonomous organisation under the 'Government of India, Ministry of Education Department'.

08 Dec 2017 12:51 PM

New scheme aims to increase parents’ role in kids’ education

The official said state board schools would soon distribute the booklets to parents of students.

09 Nov 2017 2:20 AM

Bring state board books on par with CBSE, say parents

. All the competitive examinations after Class 12 are based on Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) which falls under NCERT.

15 Oct 2017 1:29 AM


NCERT books to carry child abuse guidelines

The CBSE had last week asked schools to conduct psychometric evaluation as well as police verification of their teaching and non-teaching staff.

18 Sep 2017 5:16 AM

SC dismisses plea seeking to make yoga compulsory in schools

A bench headed by Justice MB Lokur dismissed the plea and said it is for the government to take a decision on such an issue.

08 Aug 2017 12:28 PM

CPI slams plan to delete Pash’s poem from books

Pash is a Punjabi poet whose poetry has been translated into Bangali, Gujarati, Marathi, Telugu, Malayalam, apart from Hindi.

26 Jul 2017 1:58 AM

Removing Tagore from texts is rubbish: WB CM on RSS's changes to NCERT books

RSS ideologue Dinanath Batra made five-page-recommendations which highlighted the portions of topics to be removed from NCERT books.

25 Jul 2017 3:08 PM

Textbooks should not be ideological battleground, says Manish Sisodia

The comments by Mr Sisodia come against the backdrop of concerns raised by various quarters about quality of content in NCERT textbooks.

28 Jun 2017 2:21 AM