Survey identifies over 7,000 unrecognised madrasas in UP
The final list of unrecognised madrasas will be released only after the district magistrates submit their reports by November 15. Iftikhar Ahmed Javed, Chairman, Uttar Pradesh Board of Madrassa Education said that the process to identify the actual numbers will still take time, but we have estimated around 7,500 such madrassas which were surveyed by teams in 75 districts by Thursday evening.
UP: Anti-India activities run from Noida, Indian SIMs sent to China from mobile scrap factory
Taking swift action in this case during the last two months, the STF team arrested nearly 15 people, which included seven from China, one Tibetan national and seven Indian nationals. All of the 15 accused had organised various criminal activities from Noida in Uttar Pradesh as their base.
'Hanuman' dies on stage during Ramlila performance in UP
Ram Swaroop, suffered a heart attack during his performance and died on Saturday night. The video of the incident has gone viral on social media. "During Ramlila's presentation, soon after the tail of Hanuman was set afire, Ram Swaroop, who was playing the character, slumped to the ground and died within a minute.
UP revises timings of all madrasas
According to the new time table, the students will attend classes in the madrasas from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., which is an hour more. Teachers and staff will also be on duty for at least six hours. "The madrasa student should not feel inferior when he is moving in the society. He must have good general knowledge, besides knowledge of math, science, English and Hindi along with religious subjects. We want to produce perfect students who can contribute to the development of the country," Javed said.
Krishna Janmabhoomi petitioners buoyed by Varanasi verdict
The Varanasi district court ruled that the case was maintainable in the court of law and rejected the application moved by the Anjuman Intezamia Masjid Committee that the Places of Worship Act (Special Provisions) 1991 is applicable in this case.
Plea filed in Mathura for removal of another mosque
The petitioner has claimed that the mosque was built on a part of the Thakur Keshav Dev Ji temple, on the east side of the Sri Krishna Janmabhoomi complex. The suit has been filed by Dinesh Sharma, national treasurer of Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha (ABHM), as a devotee of Lord Krishna and as his 'Vaad Mitra' (friend of the suit).
Stone with 'Ram' inscribed on it found floating in UP river
In the viral video from Ahimalpur in Thana Bewar area of Mainpuri, the stone can be seen floating on the water. According to reports, some children had gone fishing in the river on Saturday when they saw the stone floating in the river. The children brought the stone to the village elders. Some of the locals claim that the stone is associated with 'Ram Setu' - the bridge that was built when Lord Rama was heading for war with Ravana in the epic Ramayana.
Furore over kids reciting 'Kalma' in Kanpur school
Parents and some Hindu outfits staged a demonstration and lodged a complaint with the police which then intervened in the matter and asked the Florets school to stop the practice. Established in 2003, the school has been reciting the Gayatri Mantra, Gurubani which is part of Sikhism, and Islamic verse, and other religious verses in the morning assembly.
Muslims in Kanpur not to take out Paiki procession in Muharram
The procession has been held uninterrupted for 225 years except in the past two years due to Covid-19 pandemic. However, this year, it was likely to resume. The Paiki procession was one of the most unique features of Muharram celebrations in the city.
Controversy over namaz in Lulu Mall in Lucknow
In a statement issued in this regard, the organisation also asked the Hindu community to boycott the mall. The Hindu outfit has further stated that since the opening of the mall, it has been allegedly said that 'love jihad' is promoted there. It noted that 80 per cent of the employees hired in the mall belonged to the Muslim community while the remaining 20 per cent are Hindu girls so that love jihad can be started.