Express Investigation — Part 3: Textbook revision slashes portion in history on Islamic rulers of India

THE RULING establishment’s view that Indian history glorifies invaders and Mughals at the cost of others has now found a strong echo where it probably matters the most — school textbooks. The content on Islamic rulers has suffered deep cuts in sweeping changes made to textbooks by the National Council of Educational Research and Training … Read more

With spate of attacks, Islamic State group begins bloody new chapter in Afghanistan

The first blast ripped through a school in Kabul, the Afghan capital, killing high school students. Days later, explosions destroyed two mosques and a minibus in the north of the country. The following week, three more bombings targeted and Sufi Muslims. The attacks of the past two weeks have left at least 100 people dead, … Read more