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Kerala: Madrassa teacher sexually abused minor boys for 'revenge'

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.

Delhi: 8-year-old killed in scuffle over playing on vacant ground

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.

Madrasa teachers stop children from reciting national anthem, case filed

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.

UP Shia Waqf Board asks madrassas to celebrate Independence Day

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.

Pune: 36 sexually assaulted kids rescued from Madrasa, Maulana arrested

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.

Kerala madrassa allegedly expels student for wearing bindi during shoot

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.

Ghaziabad: Madrasa cleric arrested over involvement in 10-year-old's rape

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.

Uttar Pradesh: Fake madrasas cost Rs. 100 crore to govt

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.

Delhi: 67-yr-old madrasa teacher arrested for allegedly raping 9-yr-old girl

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.

UIDAI announces blue-colored 'Baal Aadhaar' for kids below five

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.

Kashmir shocker: Minor boy sexually assaulted by Madrassa teacher

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.

Rampant sexual abuse of children in Pakistan's madrassas

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.

What is the Modi model for madrasas?

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."

UP madrasas to soon get NCERT textbooks

30 Oct 2017

UP madrasas to soon get NCERT textbooks

The UP government is introducing NCERT books throughout all madrasas in the state.

Triple talaq ban: Madrassas to teach "correct" way to divorce

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.