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Mar 05, 2019
Imran Khan won't find it easy to weed out terror with over 50,000 madrassas brainwashing youths in PakistanAccording to US Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) Pakistan has total 40,000-50,000 Madrassas involved in indoctrinating young population. Citing an example of former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf's initiative, DIA said Musharraf feared that action may turn Jihadis against his own government
Mar 02, 2019
Time madrassas give children their right to educationRTE will ensure a modern curriculum and children will not feel left out once they leave madrassas
Apr 27, 2018
10-year-old raped by juvenile in Ghaziabad madrasa, Crime Branch visits for questioningA Crime Branch team on Wednesday visited a madrassa in Ghaziabad where a 10-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a juvenile after being taken from her house in east Delhi's Ghazipur, police said.
Jan 18, 2018
Yogi Adityanath wants modern education in UP madrassas, Sanskrit schools, says English, Computer lessons must for kids to face competitionUttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday said closing madrassas was not a solution and pitched for providing modern education not only in Islamic institutions but also in Sanskrit schools to face competition
Jun 06, 2017
Over 150 people fall ill due to suspected food poisoning after iftaar in Uttar Pradesh madrassaAfter the iftar at the madrassa in Huzurpur area on Monday, several locals complained of uneasiness and started vomiting
Nov 29, 2016
Assam: Govt-run madrassas will not be allowed Friday holidayMaking it clear that there cannot be two holidays in a week for madrassas, the minister said that the madrassas in the state will be allowed one-hour break on Friday for prayers.
Jul 05, 2016
Dhaka attack: Police hunts for six members of local Islamist group who helped attackersBangladeshi police hunted on Tuesday for six members of a domestic Islamist group they suspect helped gunmen attack a Dhaka cafe, as officials began questioning families of the militants for clues as to what turned them into killers.
Jun 29, 2016
Bengal madrassa board proposes vocational courses for studentsThe West Bengal Board of Madrassa Education has proposed to the state government to start 'vocational madrassas' for students class eight onwards, an official said.
Feb 28, 2016
The madrassa series: How Islamic learning centres are slowly sliding towards extremismFirstpost invited Khan to write a series of four articles drawing from her travels. We commissioned pencil drawings by Maitri Dore, a Bengaluru-based architect, to serve as visual elements accompanying Khan’s pieces; she was not allowed to photograph her subjects.
Feb 25, 2016
The madrassa series: Trapped between the Hindu Right and timid reforms, centres of Islamic learning can only be rescued by bold thinkingMuch of the debate is coloured by madrassas' association with extremism and there's a view that government reforms are also prompted by national security concerns. The way “Islam-madrassa-extremism” angle has played out has made even many moderate Muslims, who have no love lost for madrassas, defensive.