Teacher attempts to sodomise minor boy in UP

A madrasa teacher has been arrested for allegedly attempting to rape a 10-year-old boy at Jansath town in the district, police said on Friday.

Plan to get madrasa inaugurated by Joshi draws irk from Muslims

Kanpur: The plan to get an upgraded madrasa inaugurated by BJP MP Murli Manohar Joshi has drawn irk from the Muslim community, who are demanding it to be cancelled.

Murli Manohar Joshi invited to inaugurate madrasa in Kanpur

Senior BJP leader and Kanpur MP Murli Mahohar Joshi has received an invitation to inaugurate an upgraded madrasa in Kanpur and address its students.

Govt keeping eye on madrasas with foreign teachers: Rajnath Singh

The government on Thursday said it was monitoring the activities of some madrasas over suspicions that foreign teachers there were indoctrinating young students in the jihadi ideology.

Madrasas not spreading jihad in India: MHA report

At a time when the activities of madrasas are under increasing scrutiny, the Ministry of Home Affairs has found that majority of such institutions don't subscribe to jihadi ideology or play a part in its spread.

Bihar madrasa lifts ban on admission of girls

 A government-affiliated madrasa in Bihar Thursday lifted a ban on admission for girls and restriction on their entry on its campus after protests, officials said.

Bihar madrasa bans admission to girls

A government-affiliated madrasa in Bihar has banned admission for girls as there is no separate sitting arrangement for them and co-education is against the Islamic tenets, officials said on Tuesday.

Burdwan blast: NIA seizes books, trunks, car from madrasa

National Investigation Agency (NIA) sleuths on Monday seized a large number of books and documents, 12 trunks and a car from a madrasa in Burdwan district where the Khagragarh blast accused were suspected to have been radicalised in Jehadi ideology.

NIA visits blast site, madrasa in Burdwan

National Investigation Agency (NIA) sleuths on Sunday visited the blast site and a madrasa in Burdwan district where Khagragarh blast accused were suspected to have got militant training.

Teachers demand inclusion of 146 madrasa in UP aid list

 Demanding inclusion of 146 madrasas in aid list of the state government, several teachers today staged a sit-in at a Gandhi statue here.

BJP's minority leaders mum over Madarsa controversy: Goa academic

Indian Muslims are being targeted by the ruling BJP, whose minority leaders are mum over comments like those against madrasas made on Sunday by its parliamentarian from Uttar Pradesh, Sakshi Maharaj, claims Urfan Mulla, a top official of the Goa Urdu Academy.

Madrasas give 'education of terrorism': BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj
Madrasas give 'education of terrorism': BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj

In controversial remarks, BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj on Sunday alleged that madrasas were giving "education of terrorism".

Many minority schemes under consideration: Najma Heptulla

Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptula Thursday said several schemes were under consideration to help minority communities in all states.

Madrasa certificates issued by 5 state boards at par with CBSE

Certificates issued by five state education boards to students of madrasas are equivalent to those issued by the Central Board of Secondary Education, according to an RTI query.

Madrasa teacher held for molesting two minor girl students

A madrasa teacher was arrested for allegedly molesting two minor girls, police said on Thursday.

Opposition to madrasas modernisation shows lack of vision: MPCC

Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) said state government`s decision to modernise traditional teaching system in madrasas is progressive and flayed parties for "lacking vision".

WB: 75 girls fall ill after having breakfast at madrasa

Altogether 75 girl students of a madrasa at Ramnagar in South 24-parganas district were Thursday admitted to hospital with suspected food poisoning after they took breakfast provided by the madrasa.

Nitish govt to restore powers of Madrasa Board

Minister Nitish Kumar today said that the Madarsa Board will
get back its power to grant recognition to educational
institutions run by Muslim seminaries in the state.