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Historical correction? NCERT erases reference to disputed Babri, calls it ‘3 domed structure’ built at the birthplace of Shri Ram

“A three-dome structure (that) was built at the site of Shri Ram’s birthplace in 1528, but the structure had visible displays of Hindu symbols and relics in its interior as well as its exterior portions,” the new text reads.

Samajwadi Party MP Shafiqur Rehman Barq, who wanted Quran in NCERT syllabus, dies at 93

During his lifetime, Shafiqur Rehman Barq had expressed open support for terror outfits and attempts to Islamise the country.

‘Women were praised for burning themselves on the pyre of their husbands’: RTI reply shows NCERT has no evidence for its dubious claims about...

In Its RTI reply, NCERT conceded, "The information sought is not available on the files of the Department."

Priests divided people into Varnas, did not allow Shudras and women to study Vedas: Misleading claims about Brahmins removed in rationalised NCERT textbooks

The development comes a year after RTI activist Vivek Pandey filed a query with the NCERT, seeking written evidence for sweeping claims about Hindu priests, women and shudras in ancient India.

Not Ramayana or Mahabharata, NCERT should include the Quran in textbooks because there is no greater book: Samajwadi Party MP Shafiqur Rahman Barq

SP MP Shafiqur Rahman Barq has raised the demand to include the Quran in the NCERT books, opposing Ramayana and Mahabharata

NCERT denies reports claiming ‘Ramayana, Mahabharata will be taught as a part of history in schools’; details

NCERT is modifying the school curriculum to align with the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020, and the new NCERT textbooks are projected to be ready for the upcoming academic session.

NCERT proposes replacing ‘India’ with ‘Bharat’ in books, also seeks to teach ‘classical history’ instead of ‘ancient history’

Bharat is an age-old name. The use of the name Bharat finds its mention in ancient texts such as Vishnu Purana, which is 7,000 years old, committee's chairperson CI Isaac said.

NCERT given status of a deemed-to-be university, will become a research university with global collaborations: Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has been given the status of a deemed-to-be university, announced Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

NCERT forms 19-member high-level committee including Sudha Murthy, Bibek Debroy, Shankar Mahadevan & others to develop new school textbooks

NCERT has formed 19-member high level committee to develop new school syllabus and textbooks as per the NEP

Endangering future of children in political quest: 73 academicians release statement supporting NCERT over textbook row, call it attempt to obstruct NEP

73 academics, including vice-chancellors of major institutions, released a statement opposing the controversy over NCERT books

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