BJP will shut madrasas if it returns to power: Yatnal  

Later, the State Government did not take concrete measures to act against madrasas in the state, though a committee was formed to draw up a comprehensive report about its activities. 

published on : 19th March 2023

No need for madrasas in state, will close all of them: Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

Inaugurating an exhibition in Belagavi, Sarma also launched a scathing attack on the Mughal rulers, saying they destroyed the country earlier, and now the Congress was following in their footsteps

published on : 17th March 2023

UP madrasa board decides to introduce NCERT syllabus from upcoming session

The NCPCR recommendation is against the tenets of the Madrasa Education Board, said its chairman  Iftikhar Ahmed Javed.

published on : 19th January 2023

UP madrasa board mulls PG, UG degree upgrade

The proposal is significant as it comes after the controversial survey in which about 8,500 madrasas were found unrecognised.

published on : 22nd December 2022

Madhya Pradesh government to scrutinise educational content of madrasas after complaints

The Commission had also received complaints about objectionable religious content being taught at these madrasas.

published on : 19th December 2022

Modernising the madrasas: Hard facts for Yogi Adityanath and the UP government to chew on

Media reports suggest that there are over 7000 unrecognised madarasas in Uttar Pradesh. And according to post-survey data published in newspapers, there are 16,513 recognised madrasas in the UP.

published on : 16th December 2022

Delhi madrasa teacher sodomises minor, nabbed from Uttar Pradesh 

Deputy Commissioner of Police (North) Sagar Singh Kalsi told this newspaper that the victim was studying at a madrasa in the Sarai Rohilla area of the city since August  2021.

published on : 16th December 2022

Imam of Jharkhand madrasa arrested for raping 8-year-old girl

After the class was over, the 43-year-old imam, Aminuddin Ansari, asked the other children, except the girl, to go home and raped her after taking her to his room.

published on : 13th December 2022

Probe sought into madrasas enrolling non-Muslim kids

Kanoongo said it is noted that children belonging to a non-Muslim community are attending government funded/recognised madrasas. 

published on : 10th December 2022

Three held for torturing 12 boys from Bihar at Chennai Madrassa

On Tuesday, childline members received an anonymous tip that some men were regularly assaulting a group of minor boys in a madarasa in Ponniammanmedu in Madhavaram.

published on : 1st December 2022

Modern education and dress code in Uttarakhand madrasas

Clerics, however, criticised the radical shift in the dress code, calling it an attack on the madrasa education culture.

published on : 25th November 2022

Three youths arrested for assaulting madrasa teacher in Kerala

"The complaint was lodged by the teacher on November 9 and the accused were arrested on the same day itself," police said.

published on : 11th November 2022

Deoband's Darul Uloom decides against affiliation to UP Madrasa Board

All the decisions were taken unanimously by the Islamic seminary at its day-long national convention in Deoband on Sunday.

published on : 31st October 2022

Four Hindutva men held for performing puja at heritage madrasa in Bidar

Bidar police arrested four persons for allegedly barging into a madrasa in Old Bidar city, and performing prayers in the early hours on Thursday.

published on : 8th October 2022

First time, communal unrest in Gawan Madrasa: IPS

Additional DGP (Law and Order) Alok Kumar has asked Bidar SP Decca Kishor Babu to find out if there has been any dereliction of duty on the part of the police.

published on : 8th October 2022

Karnataka: Bidar tense after Hindutva mob performs puja at madrasa; nine booked

A video shows a group of people entering the Mahmood Gawan monument where a madrasa and mosque is located, by allegedly breaking open the gate; they allegedly performed prayers inside.

published on : 7th October 2022

Private madrasas in UP oppose govt's move to change class timings

Protesting against the move of the government, the private madrasas in the state said that it hampers their Zuhr prayers, and demanded to implement the old time.

published on : 1st October 2022

UP: Muslim-centric parties to muster support against madrasa survey

The national president of Rashtriya Ulama Council (RUC), Maulana Aamir Rashadi Madani, said there was an uneasiness in the Muslim community over the survey of madrasas across the state.

published on : 14th September 2022

'No fund released for UP madrasas in four years': Centre to BSP MP 

Kunwar Danish Ali raised the issue of payment of arrears of honorarium to madrasa teachers and also sought an increase in it in the July Parliament session.

published on : 11th September 2022

UP to complete survey of unrecognised madrasas by October 15: Minority Welfare Minister

The Muslim clerics, at the Delhi meet held to “protect madrasas”, launched a helpline for madrassas in case they encountered "any issues" during the survey and set up a steering committee.

published on : 8th September 2022
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