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Madrassas produce believers not terrorists: Azam Khan

Azam Khan criticised the "attempts to abolish" the minority status of Aligarh Muslim University and Jamia Millia University.

In Rajasthan, registration of 729 madrassas canceled in last 2 years

The registration of 729 inactive madrassas have been canceled by the Rajasthan government in the last two years.

Pakistan shuts down 254 religions seminaries

Pakistani authorities have shut 254 suspected and unregistered religious madrassas across the country as part of a crackdown on religious seminaries involved in extremism.

UK warns to shut down religious schools teaching intolerance

 Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday announced a major crackdown on madrassas and other religious schools in the UK that teach children intolerance, warning that they will be shut down.

Pakistan to crackdown on 48 madrassas involved in terrorism

Pakistan's Sindh province government will crackdown on 48 madrassas involved in promoting terrorism in the country, according to a report.

Pak madrassas 'universities of ignorance', says information minister

A Pakistani minister has courted controversy after he called madrassas as "universities of ignorance", drawing strong reaction from seminaries in the country which demanded his removal.

Need to bring Madrassas' students to mainstream: Sareshwala

There is a need to bring students of Madrassas to the mainstream, newly-appointed Chancellor of Maulana Azad National Urdu University Zafar Sareshwala said on Sunday, hailing Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his efforts for the progress of the country including that of the Muslims.

Religious extremism preached at three madrassas: Govt

A probe into the blast in West Bengal's Burdwan district has found that religious extremism and indoctrination was being preached in three madrassas controlled by illegal Bangladeshi migrants, government on Tuesday said.

Punjab CM Badal sanctions Rs 70 lakh for upgradation of burial places, madrassas

 Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal sanctioned Rs 70 lakh for the upgradation of nine existing burial places and five madrassas across the state.

Pakistan`s new security policy aims to reform madrassas

Pakistan plans to bring all of its madrassas, or religious schools, under its national education system within one year under a landmark security policy aimed at combating extremism.

Tight security in Pakistan to maintain order during protests

Thousands of army, paramilitary and police personnel were deployed in cities across Pakistan on Friday in view of nationwide protests by various groups over the killing of 11 people in sectarian clashes in the garrison city of Rawalpindi.

Foul suspected in J&K govt aid to madrassas

Jammu and Kashmir
government announced an aid of Rs 3.47 crore for 362 madrassas
of the state.

Bangladesh to integrate madrassas into mainstream

Bangladesh is planning to integrate
hundreds of Islamic religious schools into the mainstream
secular education system in a revamp costing USD 70 million,
an official said on Monday.

Madrassas conglomerate asks seminaries to help people

A conglomerate of madrassas
asked religious seminaries working under the Pakistan
government to generously help flood-affected people as any
delay in providing aid could lead to humanitarian crises.

Thailand introduces modern science subjects in madrassas

The debate rages in India on how to upgrade madrassa education system.

Hardline Pakistani schools a draw for foreigners

Anas bin Saleem, a 12-year-old American, spends seven hours a day sitting cross-legged on the floor memorizing the Quran.