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UP govt makes singing national anthem compulsory for all madrassas in state

May 13, 2022 9:41 am

In an order dated May 9, 2022, madrassas have been informed that the decision was arrived at by the Board in its meeting on March 24.

Rs 10K in bank instead of tablets for govt school, madrasa students: Mamta Banerjee

December 23, 2020 12:03 pm

The department also came to know that because of increasing demand for smartphones manufacturers had recently scaled down the production of tabs.

Madrasas enjoy impunity in Pakistan’s regions where writ of the state is thin

June 06, 2020 9:30 am

A secular general is difficult to find in Pakistan because most of them, if not all, have a deep ideological commitment.

Time for assimilation

June 13, 2019 5:08 am

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

UP Shia board chairman to PM: ISIS funding primary madrasas

January 23, 2019 7:05 am

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

July 14, 2018 7:32 pm

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

March 09, 2018 3:57 pm

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

September 13, 2017 9:50 pm

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

July 07, 2017 1:05 am

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

February 25, 2016 3:07 pm

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