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Time for assimilation

Muslim voters must give BJP a chance, see if their genuine aspirations are addressed

UP Shia board chairman to PM: ISIS funding primary madrasas

UP Shia Waqf Board Chairman Wasim Rizvi claimed that in rural areas especially, primary madrasas were playing with the future of children due to greed for donations and turning them into “hardliners”.


Govt wants to open doors of madrasas for mainstream education: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

The government's “3T” -- Teacher, Tiffin & Toilet -- formula to bring minority youths into mainstream education has been a tremendous success, said Naqvi.

'Fake' madrasas costing UP govt Rs 100 crore annually: Minister Lakshmi Narain Chowdhury

There are 19,213 madrasas recognised by the State Madrasa Board in Uttar Pradesh. Of these only 17,000 madrasas have submitted their information on the website of the board, the minister said.

UP government stops grants to 46 madrassas

According to a Minority Welfare Department official, the action followed a probe which suggested that these madrassas were not functioning within the parameters defined for them. A total of 560 madrassas in the state get government subsidy

A community’s missed chances

India’s Muslims must ask themselves some hard questions. And acknowledge that education and economic empowerment is the way out


Pakistan shuts down 254 religions seminaries involved in extremism

167 suspected seminaries in Sindh, 13 in Khyber- Pakhtunkhwa, two in Punjab, and 72 unregistered seminaries in Sindh have been closed.

Madrasa teachers end strike as govt accepts ‘some’ demands

By agreeing to bring the siksha kendras under the state’s madrasa education board, the government is towing a different line that what the board’s chief had suggested last month.

Madrasa teachers on hunger strike for 37 days: Meeting with minister fails to break deadlock

The minister reportedly refused to come over to the fast venue and tell those on fast that the state government would consider their demands.

Madrasas plan stir against Mamata Banerjee govt

CM Mamata Banerjee had said no financial assistance would be given to madrasas.