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    Maharashtra withdraws controversial order extending school days

    Mumbai: Following an uproar, the Maharashtra government on Wednesday withdrew a controversial circular extending school working days by over a month, barely 24 hours after it was issued. Education Minister Vinod Tawde said the notification of the Maharashtra Academic Authority (MAA), Pune, stands withdrawn and Class I to IX students shall not be required to attend school till April 30.

  • Maharashtra: Education department orders 1,49,954 books on Modi, 4,343 on Gandhi and 1,635 on Nehru

    Mumbai: School students in Maharashtra will soon get to read about various facets of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with the state education department ordering a purchase of nearly 1.5 lakh books on his life. The order was placed last month and most of these books, meant for extra reading for students, will be delivered to state government-run schools by this month-end, a department official said.

  • Marathi compulsory in IGCSE and IB schools in Maharashtra

    Mumbai: Marathi will be made a compulsory subject till standard 7th in IGCSE/IB schools in Maharashtra, and history of Shivaji Maharaj will be taught in these schools, Education Minister Vinod Tawde said here today.