MADARSA

  • MP madarsas take the lead in educating women January 21, 2013

    Bhopal: Taking the lead in women's education are madarsas in Bhopal seeing over 60 per cent seats being occupied by girls. The otherwise conservative clergy is not only not objecting, it's also helping students achieve their ambitions. Shamshad wants to be an engineer. With no regular educational background to boast of,...
  • Govt wants Madarsas modernised April 22, 2007

    New Delhi: The country's Madarsas might go in for an overhaul with the government panel recommending setting up a Madarsas board to regulate their education standards on the lines of the Central Board of Secondary Education. It was in a seminar last December that the idea to have a board to...
  • Madarsas say 'no' to govt aid January 15, 2007

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh governments decision to fund all madarsas (Islamic learning institutions) has received mixed reactions. Not everybody's comfortable with the idea of receiving government aid. Some madarsas think government funding will inevitably lead to government control "If government gives funds for Madarsas, there should be an Act that...
  • Madarsas to get govt aid: AP CM January 13, 2007

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy said on Saturday that his government is considering funding of madarsas across the state. The Chief Minister spoke about the funding at the National Seminar on Sachar Committee in Hyderabad. Reddy, however, did not make the nature and form of the funding clear....
  • Teacher saves 70 kids, loses family August 29, 2006

    Barmer (Rajasthan): The flash floods in Barmer have left the heart of the Thar desert devastated, but even as the flood fury swirled around Malwa village on the IndoPak border, a Madrasa teacher did something that a few could have imagined doing. Shaukat risked his life to save 70 children...