North East  /  Published 05.08.22

Madrasa: Terror suspect demolished

A private madrasa was demolished in Assam on Thursday, nine days after its founder was arrested for his alleged links with the banned terror outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) of Bangladesh. Chief m...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 29.07.22

Assam madrasa teacher arrested

Assam police have arrested a madrasa teacher and detained 11 others in separate operations from four districts for their alleged link with the Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) since Wednesday.  The ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 01.06.22

Madrasa plea in Supreme Court

A petition was filed in the Supreme Court on Tuesday against the Assam government’s decision to convert state-funded madrasas into general educational institutions, alleging that it was an &ldqu...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 05.02.22

Book on plot to kill Buddha

“Lal Krishna Advani would be assassinated during his forthcoming visit to West Bengal. That was what the paper in my hands said,” Mitra writes. Shortly after Advani left Calcutta there wa...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 26.11.21

UP polarisation ritual begins

An Uttar Pradesh BJP leader with a junior minister’s rank has said he would shut down all the madrasas in the country if he could because they “produce only terrorists”, prompting ac...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


India  /  Published 12.06.21

Madrasa: Bihar allies slam BJP

The partners of BJP in the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in Bihar have condemned the remarks made by its leaders over an explosion in a madrasa in the state alleging that the party was fin...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Calcutta  /  Published 20.03.21

Gender equity session for girls at madrasa

Girls in a madrasa in a remote village in Murshidabad were taught about gender equity through circumstances that they or their mothers have to deal with in their everyday lives. The Class IX girls we...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 08.03.21

Look back: new madrasa courses

There is never a dull moment with the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government at the Centre. The National Institute of Open Schooling, called an autonomous body but under the Union education ministry, i...
By The Editorial Board

North East  /  Published 17.12.20

Jamiat to contest Assam step

The Assam State Jamiat Ulama has decided to legally challenge Dispur’s decision to convert all government-run madrasas into regular schools from the 2021-22 academic session. The state Jamiat d...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 17.12.20

All the same: madrasa, Sanskrit tols

The multiple connotations of the word ‘secularism’ sometimes contradict one another — in effect even if not semantically. The Assam government has decided to repeal the laws regardin...
By The Editorial Board


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