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121 detained, 182 madrasas seized in Pakistan crackdown

The operation began this week amid tensions between India and Pakistan after the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) claimed responsibility for the February 14 Kashmir suicide attack that killed 40 CRPF troopers. 

Mar 07, 2019, 20:05 PM IST

UP madrassa loses recognition after students allegedly stopped from singing national anthem

The recognition of Madrassa Arabia Ahle Girls College, situated in Badago area under Kolhui police station has been cancelled on the order of the state education department.

Aug 22, 2018, 14:22 PM IST

Uttarakhand madrassas have not refused to display PM Modi's photos: Board

Uttarakhand CM too condemned state madrassas for their refusal to put up a portrait of the Prime Minister in their respective offices.

Jan 07, 2018, 07:11 AM IST

Hamid Ansari's wife alleges rat poison was mixed in water cooler of madrassa run by her

Salma Ansari has alleged that two unknown people tried to mix rat poison in the drinking water cooler of the madrassa run by her.

Sep 18, 2017, 20:17 PM IST

UP govt extends deadline for registration of madrassas by 15 days

The last date for registration is September 30, Minority Welfare Minister Laxmi Narayan Chaudhary told PTI.

Sep 17, 2017, 19:00 PM IST

RSS-linked Muslim clerics pledge no cow slaughter on Eid

Those who sacrifice the animal, slaughter it and eat it are eating poison, are eating diseases.

Aug 22, 2017, 16:53 PM IST

What impact would Madrassa make by teaching lessons on patriotism - WATCH

Madhya Pradesh government has taken a decision to include chapters on patriotism for Madrassa students.

Apr 03, 2017, 12:17 PM IST

Friday no more weekly holiday for government-run high madrassas in Assam

The Assam government has decided to discontinue the weekly holiday on Friday in some of government-run high madrassas in the state, said Health & Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday.

Nov 28, 2016, 18:43 PM IST

Madrassa teacher Nasreen Shamshi offering education to poor children of different communities for free

Education is regarded as the key to achieving progress and harmony in society, and keeping this in mind, a teacher in Uttar Pradesh`s Bareilly district is educating poor children for free.

Nov 13, 2016, 09:53 AM IST

'Is Hindu College turning into a Madrassa?' – Why Subramanian Swamy said so

Known for speaking his mind, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Subramanian Swamy, has raised questions on the steep hike in hostel fees for girl students in Delhi University's Hindu College.

Jul 12, 2016, 15:59 PM IST

JeM constructing massive new madrassa in Pak's Punjab: Report

 Jaish-e-Mohammad terror group is constructing a massive new madrassa, spread over about 10 acres outside garrison city of Bahawalpur in Pakistan's Punjab province, extending its reach in the country despite a ban by the UN and the US.

Apr 25, 2016, 22:26 PM IST

Communal harmony: This madrassa-turned-school has Hindu principal from RSS' Adarsh Vidya Mandir

It's a story of an educational outfit which has risen from a madrassa to a school and now presenting a tall example of communal harmony!

Apr 11, 2016, 12:01 PM IST

Panel discussion over media spreading communal disharmony through news - Part III

Watch this special segment and get to know why there are some news media who deliberately manipulating news and trying to bring communal disharmony in the society.

Mar 30, 2016, 21:31 PM IST

Panel discussion over media spreading communal disharmony through news - Part II

Watch this special segment and get to know why there are some news media who deliberately manipulating news and trying to bring communal disharmony in the society.

Mar 30, 2016, 21:30 PM IST

Panel discussion over media spreading communal disharmony through news

Watch this special segment and get to know why there are some news media who deliberately manipulating news and trying to bring communal disharmony in the society.

Mar 30, 2016, 21:28 PM IST

San Benardino shooting: 'Tashfeen Malik attended female madrassa in Pakistan'

The woman who with her husband shot dead 14 people in California last week attended one of Pakistan`s most high-profile religious seminaries for women, a teacher at the madrassa told AFP Monday.

Dec 07, 2015, 15:32 PM IST

Madrassa derecognition row: Owaisi slams BJP's ''deliberate contradiction''

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Thursday launched an attack on the Devendra Fadnavis Government for derecognising madrassas as `schools`, saying it was a `deliberate contradiction` as the BJP had pledged in their 2014 election manifesto to modernise the Islamic seminaries.

Jul 02, 2015, 20:23 PM IST

Maharashtra move on madrassas contradicts PM's vision: Congress

 The Maharashtra government`s alleged move not to treat madrassas as schools in case they failed to teach primary subjects came in for criticism on Thursday from state party leaders of both the Congress and the Samajwadi Party.

Jul 02, 2015, 20:22 PM IST

Ten killed as flash floods wash away madrassa, houses in Pak

At least 10 people were killed and several others went missing when flash floods swept away a madrassa, several houses and shops in a market area in a mountainous district of restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province in northwest Pakistan.

Jun 26, 2015, 16:48 PM IST

Madrassas are dens of vice and homosexuality, says AMU professor

An Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) professor triggered a controversy after he allegedly said that “madrassas are dens of vice and homosexuality”.

May 27, 2015, 12:58 PM IST