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.