31 Jul 2018
Maharashtra Class-10 students are reading textbooks full of errors
If you or someone you know studies under the Maharashtra board, what you're learning might cause big trouble.
25 Jul 2018
CBSE moves HC against order mandating NCERT books for schools
The CBSE has filed an appeal in Madras High Court challenging a single judge order mandating schools affiliated to CBSE to adhere to NCERT prescribed syllabus and books alone.
26 Jun 2018
HRD Ministry will include truth of Emergency-period in textbooks: Javadekar
The 1975 Emergency was a blot on democracy and an attempt to restrict people's freedom, said Union Minister Prakash Javadekar, adding that HRD Ministry would work to include the truth about this dark chapter in school and college textbooks.
19 Feb 2018
Soon, thinner books and lighter schoolbags for NCERT students
The NCERT is close to finalizing a more student-friendly curriculum, officials say, where the focus would be on experiential learning instead of memorizing.
01 Feb 2018
Class X textbooks of Maharashtra leaked on WhatsApp
The textbook bureau of Maharashtra has recently filed a complaint with the Mumbai Police after some of the new class X textbooks were leaked on WhatsApp even before they were printed.
30 Oct 2017
UP madrasas to soon get NCERT textbooks
The UP government is introducing NCERT books throughout all madrasas in the state.
05 Aug 2017
You can soon buy NCERT books online
From August 8, students will be able to order NCERT books online and get them delivered at their homes.
31 Jul 2017
Happy Birthday Premchand: Your memories live on!
Some of us may know him from our old Hindi textbooks. Some may even have heard his name mentioned among other stalwarts of Hindi literature.
04 Jul 2017
Controversy: ICSE textbook depicts mosque as source of noise pollution
An image in a Class VI textbook under the ICSE has created a furore for depicting mosques as a source of noise pollution.
28 Jun 2017
Karnataka:Study finds examples of gender stereotyping in NCERT books
A study conducted by Action Aid India, a child rights NGO, found glaring examples of gender bias and gender stereotypes in primary school NCERT textbooks.
15 Jun 2017
Karnataka's drought hits textbook printing, students yet to get books
Karnataka's drought crisis has created a stir in the printing industry as well with many students yet to get textbooks.
12 May 2017
No saffronization in NCERT textbooks: NewsBytes RTI
There have been longstanding fears within certain segments of society of the possible saffronization of education by those in the RSS and other Hindu right wing groups since the Modi government came into power.
16 Apr 2017
FIR against publisher of controversial CBSE textbook
An FIR was registered in Preet Vihar Police Station in Delhi against the publisher of a controversial CBSE textbook that said the ideal figure for a woman was 36-24-26.
13 Apr 2017
Delhi: Legal action against publisher for defining women's body shape
The "Health and Physical Education" textbook for Class 12 authored by Dr. VK Sharma recently received flak for defining "36-24-36" as a female body's "best shape."