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Rewriting history: Akbar lost to Maharana Pratap; Mahatma, Nehru missing from texts

By Hindustan Times. BJP-ruled states are allegedly re-writing history to give it a right-wing slant. Hindu rulers are shown as victors in battles, Mahatma assassination finds no mention and RSS ideologue, … Continue reading Rewriting history: Akbar lost to Maharana Pratap; Mahatma, Nehru missing from texts

When you watch Dunkirk, remember that it’s a whitewashed version which ignores the bravery of black and Muslim soldiers

By Robert Fisk. “Even in this early stage of the Second World War, ethnic minority British citizens did show enormous courage – one of the bravest ARP men during the Blitz … Continue reading When you watch Dunkirk, remember that it’s a whitewashed version which ignores the bravery of black and Muslim soldiers

School criticised for using ‘slaves auctions’ as an History exercise

A school has received a huge backlash for telling its pupils to ‘pretend to buy slaves’ in its History curriculum. Year 8 pupils at Rochester Grammar School in Kent had to ‘work … Continue reading School criticised for using ‘slaves auctions’ as an History exercise