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Kerala state board Class 9 textbook distorts history, claims Abu al-Qasim Al-Zahwari was the ‘Father of Surgery’ instead of Sushrutha

Indian physician Sushrutha, who lived much earlier than Al-Zahwari, is considered to be the 'father of surgery'

British school book compares Dharma to terrorism, withdrawn after outrage amongst the Indian diaspora

Giving example of the Kshatriya Arjuna, the textbook stated that some Hindus have turned to terrorism to protect Hindu beliefs.

Karnataka govt decides to drop Class VI lesson that mocked Hindu religious beliefs

A lesson in the Class VI textbooks in Karnataka that had mocked the Hindu traditions of 'yaga' removed by govt after protests

Pakistan enacts law to supervise Islamic material in textbooks, Ulema Board approval to be mandatory for Islam-related content

Pakistan passes law mandated that no material related to Islam can be published in the textbooks without prior approval

Congress govt in Rajasthan removes Deendayal Upadhyay’s name from the name of scholarship test

Rajasthan govt says that the name of Deendayal Upadhyay was added to the talent search test for no reasons, therefore the name has now been dropped

After Veer Savarkar, Congress govt in Rajasthan removes demonetisation reference from school textbooks

The Congress govt in Rajasthan has reversed the decision of the previous BJP government to include a portion of demonetisation in the political science textbook

Perils of historical amnesia : Hindus have forgotten about a thousand years of Islamic persecution

Burying historical facts to shield minorities from 'embarrassment' will only embolden religious fanatics and extremists. 

The real whitewashing – how the crime of burning 59 Hindus alive was covered up

Important to remember this in wake of fake outrage created by some over a change in textbook term

Save Our Children: Analysis of History books studied through ICSE syllabus for schools

A deep dive into the books used for teaching our children reveals much work is needed

Reviving Indian Textbooks: The Gandhi Parivar files

Sonia, Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi, all find a mention in India's school books. Catching them young?

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