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Uttarakhand govt's ultimatum to madrassas: Get registered with education dept within one month or face closure

October 12, 2022 4:58 pm

"If they fail to meet the deadline, steps will be taken to shut them," Uttarakhand Social Welfare and Minority Welfare Minister Chandan Ram Dass said.

‘There was double backwardness’: A group modernising madrasas

October 09, 2022 7:33 am

Shahnawaz and Ansari are teachers at madrasas, private-run institutions that impart Islamic instruction and form an integral part of the educational system for a large number of the country’s 20 crore Muslim population.

‘Come, study with us’: Madrasa students invite politicians to understand changed environment

May 31, 2022 10:45 am

Professionals who had spent considerable time in madrasas in childhood seek to dispel misplaced notions about them.

Cong, NCP seek action after BJP MLA asks Uddhav to shut down state madrassas

October 18, 2020 12:12 pm

On October 15, Mumbai BJP MLA Atul Bhatkalkar had asked Thackeray to follow the Assam government and shut down madrassas in the state. He demanded an immediate stop to modernisation grants provided by the state to the madrassas

West Bengal: Parents collect printed study materials from madrassas to close digital divide

July 28, 2020 11:43 am

Teachers are handing over study materials to parents when they visit madrasahs to collect non-cooked food items meant for the mid-day meal scheme. They were asked to return the assignment papers, completed by their children, to the teachers on a particular date.

Madrassas encourge students to join militancy, get funds from Pakistan, says Shia Waqf Board

January 09, 2018 10:16 pm

"These schools should be affiliated to CBSE, ICSE, and allow non-Muslim students. Religious education should be made optional," said Shia Central Waqf Board chairman Waseem Rizvi

Maharashtra govt using madrassa issue to divert attention from graft charges: Ashok Chavan

July 03, 2015 8:19 pm

Ashok Chavan claimed that in view of the "unstable" political situation, the government could fall any time.

BJP Unnao MP Sakshi Maharaj claims madrasas offering cash rewards for love jihad

September 15, 2014 8:50 am

BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj also alleged that madrasas do not hoist the national flag on Independence Day or Republic Day.

Pak text books foster hatred of Hindus: US report

November 09, 2011 2:03 pm

According to report,'Hindus are described as extremists and eternal enemies of Islam'.

Govt set to revamp madrassas

June 09, 2009 11:32 am

Education system is set to witness a restructuring with HRD Ministry saying these institutions will impart professional training along with religious teachings.