Had he but time and space and font size, protests a textbook writer, he would have included that little detail about Mahatma Gandhi’s assassination in his history textbook for the NCERT. Amulya Ganguli explains in the Hindustan Times why he isn’t buying this argument: “So, ‘time and space constraint’ and ‘font size’ (!) can persuade a ‘professor’ to, say, write about the life of Jesus without mentioning crucifixion.”

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