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NCPCR issues notice to UP govt over madrasa board’s rejection of its recommendations

The commission said it had received complaints from different sources about non-Muslim students attending government-funded or recognised madrasas.

published on : 21st January 2023
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NHRC issues notices to Bihar, TN govts on 'abuse' of orphaned children at madrassa

Twelve children were rescued from the madrassa located at Ponniammanmedu, the NHRC said.

published on : 4th December 2022
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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
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Uttarakhand govt serves ultimatum to madrassas to get registered or face closure

The government plans to introduce the state education board syllabus in madrassas and provide similar education to its students as children in private and government schools.

published on : 12th October 2022
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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
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Hijab ban would force Muslim girls to go back to madrassas: SC told 

Laying emphasis on the fact that ban of hijab was Karnataka specific and wasn’t a standard practice to hijab, Dhavan said that across the Muslim world and non-Muslim world hijab was permitted. 

published on : 14th September 2022
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Why madrassas alone discriminated, other educational institutions not being surveyed: Jamiat

Madani asked that if the survey of unapproved schools is necessary, why other unapproved educational institutions were not being surveyed and why only madrassas were being discriminated against.

published on : 13th September 2022
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Survey of madrassas in Uttarakhand necessary: CM Dhami

Dhami's statement comes just a day after the newly elected president of the Uttarakhand Waqf Board Shadab Shams underlined the need for a survey of the madrassas in the state.

published on : 13th September 2022
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Haryana: 13-year-old boy kills friend to defame Nuh madrassa; gets apprehended

The police on Sunday said that they had solved the murder case of an 11-year-old boy who was found dead inside a madrassa in Haryana’s Nuh and apprehended a 13-year-old student.

published on : 12th September 2022
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UP all set for private madrassas survey, proprietors fear repressive action 

It will also seek information about the number of teachers in every theological school, syllabus followed, source of income and whether the institutions are linked with any NGO.

published on : 11th September 2022
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Yogi government readies for survey of private madrassas, proprietors fear repressive action

According to sources, the fear was expressed by them on September 6 in New Delhi at a meeting of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind, one of the leading organisations of Islamic scholars.

published on : 11th September 2022
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Assam madrassa demolition: Villagers say police instructed them, force denies claim

On Monday evening, Ali had reportedly called a few village elders at the madrassa compound and claimed that the DSP of Goalpara had sought demolition of the two structures.

published on : 9th September 2022
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BJP 'terrorising' Muslims on pretext of conducting madrassa survey: Mayawati 

At present there are a total of 16,461 madrassas in Uttar Pradesh, out of which 560 are given government grants.

published on : 9th September 2022
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'UP government move to survey madrassas malicious attempt to disparage education system': Jamiat

The UP government last week announced a survey of 'unrecognized' madrassas in the state to gather information about the number of teachers, curriculum, and basic facilities available there.

published on : 7th September 2022
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Assam: Police claims locals demolished Goalpara madrassa used for 'jihadi' activities

Local people accused two Bangladeshis, who are currently absconding, of using the premises of the madrassa located at Pakhiura Char under the Matia Police Station limits for 'jihadi' activities.

published on : 7th September 2022
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J&K madrassa teacher held for alleged sharing of sensitive info to Pakistan-based handlers

Police along with 11 Rashtriya Rifles arrested one person namely Abdul Wahid Gujjar of Chergi-Dool, working as an agent for a Pakistan-based intelligence agency.

published on : 3rd September 2022
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AIMPLB alleges bias against madrassas in BJP-ruled states

The statement came after the Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday announced a survey of unrecognised madrassas in the state.

published on : 2nd September 2022
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Assam government unfazed by AIUDF threat; to go after madrassas involved in ‘jihadi’ activities  

"The AIUDF and Congress have many jihadi supporters. Whenever the government takes some strong actions, these parties don’t like it," said Pijush Hazarika.

published on : 2nd September 2022
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Stop ‘bulldozer raj’ and deal with anti-national elements legally: Assam MP Maulana Ajmal

Ajmal linked the demolition of the madrassas to politics. He said he was 100% certain the actions were being taken by the BJP keeping an eye on the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.  

published on : 1st September 2022
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Assam madrassa with 'links' to terror outfits demolished for building norms violation

Around a dozen of excavators were deployed to demolish the two-storey building of the Kabaitari Ma Arif Madrassa in Jogighopa area of the district.

published on : 31st August 2022
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