Madrasas

Muslim cleric objects to Yogi Adityanath govt's plan to announce dress code for Madrassa students

Muslim cleric objects to Yogi Adityanath govt's plan to announce dress code for Madrassa students

Accusing the Uttar Pradesh of discriminating against Madrassas, Muslic cleric questioned the govt's need to change the traditional attire worn by students at Muslim educational institutions. 

Jul 04, 2018, 08:01 AM IST
All madrasas in UP to have dress code, rules Yogi Adityanath government

All madrasas in UP to have dress code, rules Yogi Adityanath government

Minister of Minority Affairs Mohsin Raza told Zee News that the dress code would be decided after taking the opinion of all stakeholders.

Jul 03, 2018, 18:15 PM IST
'Madrasas produce terrorists': Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind sends legal notice to Shia Board's Wasim Rizvi

'Madrasas produce terrorists': Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind sends legal notice to Shia Board's Wasim Rizvi

Recently, madrasas refused to abide by the Uttarakhand government's order of installing PM Modi's portrait in all educational institutions claiming it is “against Sharia”.

Jan 12, 2018, 09:44 AM IST

'Survey for madrasas in the country a necessity', says RSS leader Indresh Kumar

This is a segment of Zee News which brings to you latest updates. 'Survey for madrasas in the country a necessity', says RSS leader Indresh Kumar. Watch this video for more information.

Jan 10, 2018, 16:51 PM IST
All you need to know: January 9, 2018

All you need to know: January 9, 2018

Jan 09, 2018, 18:48 PM IST
"National Anthem a must in UP Madrasas" - Court backs Yogi Adityanath's order

"National Anthem a must in UP Madrasas" - Court backs Yogi Adityanath's order

The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday rejected the petition that sought exemption from singing the national anthem in Madrasas in Uttar Pradesh.

Oct 04, 2017, 21:19 PM IST

Jharkhand to verify madrasas receiving aid

The Jharkhand government has set up a team to verify the documents of some madrasas receiving aid and also check whether these are running as per the parameters set by the government.

Sep 14, 2017, 14:51 PM IST
UP Madrasas celebrate Independence Day by unfurling tricolor

UP Madrasas celebrate Independence Day by unfurling tricolor

Amidst mix reactions over the Uttar Pradesh Government's directive to record Independence Day celebrations in madrassas (Islamic Schools), Lucknow's Firangi Mahal Madrasa unfurled the tricolor today.

Aug 15, 2017, 17:04 PM IST
98.8% Bihar villages now have electricity: Nitish Kumar

98.8% Bihar villages now have electricity: Nitish Kumar

Only 477 of Bihar's 39,073 villages are now left to get electricity connection as the state has now provided electricity to 98.8 per of its villages. This was revealed at a review meeting chaired by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday.

Aug 05, 2017, 20:10 PM IST
'Madrasas along Bangladesh border breeding ground of anti-national activities'

'Madrasas along Bangladesh border breeding ground of anti-national activities'

The BJP in West Bengal has demanded immediate sealing of the Indo-Bangla border, claiming madrasas operating along it are a breeding ground of terrorism and anti-national activities in the country.

Jun 05, 2016, 11:12 AM IST

Modi government monitoring social networks to combat Islamic State threat

The government favours a "carrot and stick" approach to prevent the spread of the Islamic State. Highly placed sources in the home ministry say the security agencies are keeping a strict vigil on the social media activity of the "potential targets" of terror modules.

May 08, 2016, 17:26 PM IST

Terrorism in name of faith is act of high treason: Pakistani cleric

Use of religion to drive terrorism should be considered an act of "high treason" and India and Pakistan must act tough to check radicalisation and spread of extremism, said a powerful Pakistani cleric, whose massive protest in Islamabad a-year-and-half ago had shaken the Nawaz Sharif dispensation.

Mar 20, 2016, 12:40 PM IST

Madrasas in North Waziristan hub of terror activities: Sartaj Aziz

Pakistan's tribal areas along the Af-Pak border has seven agencies and North Waziristan is one of them.

Mar 05, 2016, 13:28 PM IST
"Madrasas contributed a lot in freedom struggle, RSS worships only saffron flag"

"Madrasas contributed a lot in freedom struggle, RSS worships only saffron flag"

Hitting out at RSS, Usmani wanted to know the Sangh's contribution to the national freedom struggle in which he said madrasas had played an important role.

Jan 12, 2016, 18:21 PM IST

Pak targets funding sources of madrasas to combat terror

Pakistan has frozen more than 200 bank accounts of unregistered religious seminaries in a bid to break the nexus between militants and those who provide them funds.

Sep 07, 2015, 12:58 PM IST

BJP leader Satpal Malik calls for modernising madrasa education

 BJP National Vice President Satpal Malik on Tuesday called for modernising madrasas, which he said have "reduced to centres of religious education".

Jul 14, 2015, 22:34 PM IST

Madrasas move aimed at strengthening education, says Maharashtra minister

Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde on Saturday said they just want to strengthen the Madrasa education.

Jul 04, 2015, 14:48 PM IST

Protests against Maharashtra govt decision on madrasas

Scores of locals from Mumbra, a Muslim pocket here, burnt effigies of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to protest against the state government's decision to de-recognise madrasas which impart only religious education.

Jul 04, 2015, 13:32 PM IST

Shiv Sena defends Maharashtra govt's move to classify madrasas as non-schools

Amid outrage over Maharashtra government's decision to de-recognise madrasas which only educate students on Islam, the Shiv Sena Saturday said the move should not be seen as one intended to strike a blow to religious education in the state.

Jul 04, 2015, 12:39 PM IST
Centre allays apprehensions, says madrasas 'reality of India'

Centre allays apprehensions, says madrasas 'reality of India'

The Centre on Friday sought to allay the apprehensions sparked by the BJP-led Maharashtra government's decision to de-recognise madrasas which give students education only on religion, saying madrasas "are a reality of India" and that "there should be no politics on the issue".

Jul 03, 2015, 18:52 PM IST

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