03 Jun 2019
Kerala: Madrassa teacher sexually abused minor boys for 'revenge'
We need to protect our children in a better way. This was proved once again after a 63-year-old madrassa teacher was arrested for sexually abusing minors.
26 Oct 2018
Delhi: 8-year-old killed in scuffle over playing on vacant ground
An 8-year-old allegedly died after a scuffle with four other kids aged between 10-12 years at Begumpur village near Malviya Nagar in South Delhi.
16 Aug 2018
Madrasa teachers stop children from reciting national anthem, case filed
A case of treason has been filed against three teachers of a madrasa in UP's Maharajganj district after a video purportedly showed them stopping children from singing the national anthem during the Independence Day function, the police said today.
13 Aug 2018
UP Shia Waqf Board asks madrassas to celebrate Independence Day
Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Board has asked all madrassas functioning from its properties to celebrate the Independence Day by chanting 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' after the hoisting of the national flag.
28 Jul 2018
Pune: 36 sexually assaulted kids rescued from Madrasa, Maulana arrested
The police rescued 36 children from a madrasa in Pune's Katraj Kondhwa area after reports of sexual abuse surfaced. A maulana named Rahim has been arrested.
09 Jul 2018
Kerala madrassa allegedly expels student for wearing bindi during shoot
A man in Kerala has lashed out at his daughter's madrassa, which apparently expelled her because she wore a bindi during a shoot.
28 Apr 2018
Ghaziabad: Madrasa cleric arrested over involvement in 10-year-old's rape
The maulvi of the Ghaziabad madrasa, where a 10-year-old girl was confined and raped, was arrested on Friday.
09 Mar 2018
Uttar Pradesh: Fake madrasas cost Rs. 100 crore to govt
During its drive to register minority institutions online, Uttar Pradesh's government found that "fake" madrasas are costing over Rs. 100cr annually to the state exchequer.
28 Feb 2018
Delhi: 67-yr-old madrasa teacher arrested for allegedly raping 9-yr-old girl
A 67-year-old man in Delhi, a teacher, has been arrested for allegedly raping a nine-year-old girl inside his madrasa.
24 Feb 2018
UIDAI announces blue-colored 'Baal Aadhaar' for kids below five
Aadhaar is increasingly becoming mandatory for Indian citizens, and even newborns are eligible to be enrolled.
04 Feb 2018
Kashmir shocker: Minor boy sexually assaulted by Madrassa teacher
In a shocking incident of sexual assault, a minor boy was allegedly sodomized by an Islamic teacher in a Madrassa in North Kashmir's Baramulla district.
22 Nov 2017
Rampant sexual abuse of children in Pakistan's madrassas
Religious organizations and police individually enjoy great power, but when combined, the mix can be lethal, especially when there are children involved.
13 Nov 2017
What is the Modi model for madrasas?
In early-2014, as BJP's prime-ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi, while reaching out to the Muslim voter-base had said "I want to see you (Muslims), laptop in one hand, Quran in the other."
30 Oct 2017
UP madrasas to soon get NCERT textbooks
The UP government is introducing NCERT books throughout all madrasas in the state.
30 Aug 2017
Triple talaq ban: Madrassas to teach "correct" way to divorce
After the Supreme Court's recent verdict banning triple talaq, Dargah-E-Ala Hazrat, a body that oversees Islamic schools, has said that it would teach boys the correct way to divorce.