Govt keeping eye on madrasas with foreign teachers: Rajnath

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

No telecast of PM's live speech in Madrasas in Bundi

Students of over 50 government-run and -aided Madrasa in the district will not be able to watch live telecast of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech tomorrow as there is no official communication from district authorities and also it is a weekly holiday in the institutions.

Madrasa modernisation: Shiv Sena imposes terms for granting nod

Shiv Sena, which has been critical of Maharashtra government`s decision to fund modernisation of madrasas, Wednesday, sought imposition of certain conditions for these Islamic seminaries benefiting from the government funds.

Can govt ensure madrasas don`t impart religion training: BJP

Terming Maharashtra government`s decision to grant funds for modernisation of the teaching system at madrasas as unconstitutional, state BJP asked if the government could guarantee that religious education won`t be imparted.

Introduce English in Madrasas: Muslim scholars

Madrasas should modernise and introduce English and other advance subjects in their teachings to keep pace with the modern world, prominent Muslim scholars said in Jaipur.

PDP demands white paper on funds for madrasas

Main Opposition PDP in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday demanded a white paper on the controversy over the release of central funds to madrasas in J&K.

Misleading to keep madrasas out of RTE: AIMPLB

All India Muslim Personal Law Board
has announced to continue with its campaign against inclusion of madrasas in the Right to Education Act.

Govt to recognise 10,000 unrecognised madrasas

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said the state government has decided to give recognition to over 10,000 unrecognised madrasas in the state.

Jharkhand serious about demand for govt grants to madrasas

The demand for grant-in-aid for 592 Madrasas will be looked into soon, Jharkhand HRD Minister Baijanth Ram informed the state assembly.

UP madrasas change syllabus to better job prospects

To improve the job prospects of madrasa students, the Uttar Pradesh Board of Madrasa Education has changed its syllabus and made English, Hindi, Urdu and computers compulsory.

Madrasas encouraging terrorism: Bhagwat

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat today
said institutions affiliated to his organisation taught
students not to commit atrocities but at the same time to
fight "evil" when required.