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What that means is that the problem is far greater than ensuring registration of madrassas or simply ensuring that include modern science alongside religious subjects in their syllabi. The magnitude of the problem is illustrated in a madrassa in the city of Jang that has a state-of-the-art computer lab. Access ...
In his address, National Security Adviser, Lt General (Retd) Nasser Khan Janjua said a lot of work has been done in connection with madrassa reforms. There exists 38,000 madaris in Pakistan where 3.5 million students are getting education. He said as per new reforms, the students of madaris would read ...

ULUBERIA (HOWRAH): Gurupada Biswas, a Class VII student from Tantiberia village in Uluberia, was in a hurry. He was getting ready for the schoolbus that picks him from the doorstep to the RSS-run school. Unlike other students, Gurupada learns the basics of Sanatan Hindu dharma apart from subjects ...
The madrassa reforms require a lot of spadework to be done and legislation to be enacted to have any real force. The chances of this happening are not helped, however, by the proximity of general elections scheduled for July. JI also alleges that the government failed to brief religious parties on its plans.
... the 'victimized' for madrassa-culture. Madrassa system in India, no doubt, runs on the primitive model of teaching as old as 17th centuryDar-e-Nizami which requires timely reformation but banning them is no solution either. Studies note that only 4 percent of Muslims in India attend madrassas full-time.
A host of madrassas in and around the city celebrated Republic Day with students and nazims of these institutions hoisting the flag. One such madrassas was Ashraf-ul-Uloom at Saidabad in Old City. Students, some of them with the tri-colour pinned to the lapels of their kurtas, accompanied by their ...

The student had tried to run away from the madrassa in the past when he had been subjected to corporal punishment, the police said. ... The Pakistan police on Sunday arrested a cleric of a madrassa for allegedly beating to death an eight-year-old boy who had tried to run away from the seminary in ...
Twenty-eight students of a madrassa in Bhiwandi were hospitalised for food poisoning after they ate biryani served at a local function in Roshan Bagh on Wednesday. According to officials with the Bhiwandi Nizampura Municipal corporation, the students study Urdu and Arabic in the madrassa. Officials ...
Lucknow: UP 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. Adityanath said the country was not able to utilise energy of those "misguided" in ...
Lucknow: UP Shia Waqf Board chairperson, Waseem Rizvi, on Sunday claimed that he got a threat call from a person associated with underworld don Dawood Ibrahim for his "anti-madrassa" statements. Rizvi said he received a call from a Nepal number on Saturday night and the caller claimed to be an ...
DELHI: army chief General Bipin Rawat on Friday called for a major revamp of the entire government school system in trouble-torn Kashmir, stressing that the youth were being radicalised by the "corrupted" basic education structure and disinformation being spread by madrassas, masjids and social media.
New Delhi: The chief of a Muslim body on Tuesday said that "madrassas have produced terrorists," reported news agency ANI. "How many madrassas have produced ... I challenge this buffoon to show one Shia or Sunni or madrassa where such teachings are imparted. If he has proof, then he should go ...
madrassas Encourage students to Join terrorist Ranks: Shia Board ... The Shia Central Waqf Board has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to shut down madrassas in the country, alleging that education imparted in these Islamic ... The Board suggested that all madrassa boards should be dissolved.
... displaying photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a madrassa was against sharia, reported ANI. Reacting to a directive issued by Uttarakhand government, which makes it mandatory for all educational establishments in the country (including madrassas) to put up a picture of PM Modi in their premises, ...
A court in Mombasa has ordered that 65 children rescued from a Likoni madrassa be admitted to schools so they can pursue formal education. Resident magistrate L.K Sindani ordered that the children be taken to normal schools. Sindani further ordered the children's parents and guardians to present the ...
According to the calendar issued by UP madrassa Board Registrar Rahul Gupta, the holidays during several non-Muslim festivals like Christmas, Diwali, Dusshera, Mahavir Jayanti, Buddh Purnima and Raksha Bandhan have been increased. On the other hand, 46 holidays given on Ramazan have been ...
Speaking with TOI, Haji Aklakh Ahmad, the deputy registrar of Uttarakhand madrassa education Board, the body which oversees madrassas in the state, said, "Members of various madrassas told us that the directive was an attempt to infringe the norms of Islam. They informed us that since Islam outrightly ...

After making it mandatory for the madrassas to hold programs on National festivals, Yogi government has made some major changes in the annual calendar. It has ordered the madrassas to stay closed on festivals of other faith while reducing the previously granted ten discretionary holidays around Muslim ...
"As per the new calendar, holidays will be given two days before the start of Ramzan. Earlier, it was given 10 days before Ramzan. It will create difficulties for madrassa students and teachers to reach their homes in time for the festivities," Diwan Sahab Jaman, general secretary of the association, said.
Crediting Prime Minister Narendra Modi with changing the nature of politics in the country, BJP General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya claimed here today that leaders of the opposition parties were now visiting temples in contrast to their earlier attitude. "The country's politics has changed. You see the ...
Apparently to bring madrassas at par with other schools in the state, the Uttar Pradesh government has now made a proposal to reduce discretionary ... According to the report registrar of the UP madrassa Board Rahul Gupta has said that the move was to introduce children to great men by giving them ...
While seven new holidays have been added, 10 discretionary holidays allowed to madrassas for festivals like Id-ul-Zuha and Muharram have been reduced to four days. Also, these cannot be taken as a cumulative, but one day at a time when clubbed with a festival. Registrar of the UP madrassa Board ...
Bareilly: It has been a week since examination forms for UP Board of madrassa education have arrived online, but whenever Zakir Ali, manager of a ... Javed Ali, who runs a madrassa, said, "The managers and other staff of madrassas across the state have been making several rounds to the office of DMOs, ...
madrassas focus heavily on Islamic theocracy and religious theology, eschewing more traditional classes in math, science and social studies. Historically, graduating madrassa students are eligible for one job: imam of a mosque. Students in madrassas. Bajwa said he was told that 2.5 million students were ...
Islamabad: While students at seminaries may study some of the same subjects that children do at regular schools, there is a need to inculcate critical thinking amongst those at madrassas. This was suggested in a study, "After Study Hours: Exploring the Madrassah Mindset", by the Pakistan Institute for ...
In his nine-point letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and chief minister Yogi Adityanath, the board's chairperson also asked for revamping of the madrassa education and syllabus on the pattern of the ICSE/CBSC/state boards. These, he said, are his suggestions to authorities for the modernisation of ...
The Uttar Pradesh government set up a website of the state madrassa board in August 2017, where all such institutions had to register themselves, the Hindustan Times report said. The government had then said that it was an attempt to check irregularities, improve the quality of education, and increase ...
Rizvi says he supports the prime minister's view that Muslim children must have a Koran in one hand and a laptop in the other. "This can't be done in madrassas. What are they teaching young minds? No one knows. The only job madrassa-educated youth can get is that of a maulvi [religious teacher] who ...
"We can think about modernisation of madrassas. Closing them down is not a solution but timely improvements should be considered. I also ask Sanskrit schools that besides imparting traditional education they should give computer, English, science and Mathematics education to face competition," he said ...
The head of a madrassa from Lucknow was arrested on Friday night for allegedly sexually assaulting minors at the institution, ANI reported on Saturday. As many as 51 minor girls accused him of molestation. The police were alerted after girls at the madrassa threw paper slips out of the windows mentioning ...
Lucknow: As many as 51 girls were rescued today after a raid was conducted on a madrassa in the old city area following complaints of sexual ... "The madrassa manager was arrested and 51 girls being held hostage in the institution in the old city area were rescued following the raid," they said.
DEHRADUN: The madrassa Welfare Society of Uttarakhand (MWSU), a social organisation which oversees 207 madrassas across the state in which over 25,000 children study, has approached the state government with a request to include Sanskrit as one of the languages taught to its students.
"We have been opposing the inclusion of madrassa education board with minority affairs welfare department since 1996. As the only work of madrassas is to provide education, it should be governed by officials related to the education department who are well aware of the policies, issues and problems in ...
Islamabad: While madrassas are playing a key role in preserving Islamic heritage, there was a need to bridge the gap between them and modern education system. This was stated by speakers at the launch of the book "religious Seminaries and its Present Importance" at the Faisal masjid campus of the ...
A recent Associated Press probe provided accounts of the rampant pedophilia, allowed to go unchecked due to a combination of factors, among them the fact that most of the victims are from poor and vulnerable families. Those who do try to complain are often bribed or threatened into silence.
Parents wait to meet their children who were arrested at Alfalalh madrassa in Mombasa yesterday. [Maarufu Mohamed, Standard] ... Armed police yesterday picked 95 children from a madrassa in Likoni, Mombasa County, IN connection with a child trafficking investigation. police suspect the children are ...
Pakistan'S army chief last Thursday (7) criticised madrassas that have mushroomed nationwide for mostly teaching only Islamic theology, saying the country needs to "revisit" the religious school concept. Modernising madrassa education is a thorny issue in Pakistan, where religious schools are often ...
madrassas focus heavily on Islamic theocracy and religious theology, eschewing more traditional classes in math, science and social studies. Historically, graduating madrassa students are eligible for one job: imam of a mosque. Students in madrassas. Bajwa said he was told that 2.5 million students were ...
Pakistan should 'revisit concept of madrassas', says country's army chief: 'I am not against madrassas, but we have lost the essence of madrassas,' General Qamar Javed Bajwa said at a youth conference in Quetta. Company law tribunal allows Centre to appoint 10 interim directors to Unitech's board: The ...
Pakistani Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa recently expressed support for religious seminaries or madrassas, many of which are run by militants, but ... Saudi-funded ultra-conservative Sunni Muslim madrassas operated by anti-Shiite militants dominate Balochistan's educational landscape, according to ...
AIB protests demolition of Jammu madrassa. The protesters on the occasion said that the move was a part of the hidden agenda of communal forces to harass the local Muslims.
Jammu, December 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a protest demonstration was held in Talab Khatikan area of Jammu against demolition of a madrassa and desecration of religious books at Gole Gujral by Jammu Development Authority, dominated by RSS-backed Hindu extremists. The protesters on the occasion said that ...
"There are a total 134 madrassas in Muzaffarnagar, out of which 116 have submitted the documents required, while 18 have not. These include Jamia Husania, Fazul Islam, Maqtab Maulana Azad madrassas. This means they do not want to be registered with the madrassa Board," said Bharat Lal Goud, ...
Bareilly: After the government in Uttar Pradesh launched a website in August making it mandatory for all madrassas in the state to get themselves registered, the All India teachers' Association Madaris Arabia, an organisation of madrassa teachers, has now written to chief minister Yogi Adityanath alleging ...
(Dunya News) - Following completion of the operation against illegal madrassas in Sindh, over two thousand illegal seminaries have been shut down by ... a no objection certificate (NOC) by the Interior Ministry of Sindh and the Deputy Commissioner will be compulsory in order to register a new madrassa.
Pakistan's clerics close ranks when the madrassa system is too closely ... The teachings of the madrassas are guided by schools of Islamic ...
Although there is no standardised madrassa syllabus, Ahmed said most follow some form of the Dars-i-Nizami pattern developed by a Lucknow ...
A five-year-old girl was allegedly raped repeatedly by a teacher inside a madrassa in Mumbra area near here, following which the accused was ...
The steps are intended to make madrassa students more competitive ... At present, syllabus of madrassas does not have adequate content of ...
After UP govt's I-Day diktat, clerics highlight role of madrassas in freedom ... We will also appeal to madrassa managers during the urs to start ...


 

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