Articles about Hijab row

Karnataka: After hijab row, Bible in school triggers controversy

25 Apr 2022

India
Karnataka: After hijab row, Bible in school triggers controversy

Months after the hijab ban controversy erupted in Karnataka, Bengaluru's Clarence High School has now taken an undertaking from parents that they wouldn't object to their children carrying the Bible to the school.

Al-Qaeda won't understand uniform's importance: Assam CM on hijab video

07 Apr 2022

Politics
Al-Qaeda won't understand uniform's importance: Assam CM on hijab video

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday said that al-Qaeda will never understand the significance of wearing uniforms in educational institutions, but Indian Muslims will.

Hijab row: No urgent SC hearing against Karnataka HC verdict

24 Mar 2022

India
Hijab row: No urgent SC hearing against Karnataka HC verdict

The Supreme Court on Thursday denied a request for an urgent listing of appeals against a Karnataka High Court judgment that upheld colleges' authority to prohibit female Muslim students from wearing hijab in educational institutions in Karnataka.

Karnataka HC judges who gave hijab verdict get Y-category security

20 Mar 2022

India
Karnataka HC judges who gave hijab verdict get Y-category security

The Karnataka government has decided to provide "Y" category security to all three Karnataka HC judges who issued the verdict upholding the ban on wearing hijab in educational institutions after alleged life threats to Chief Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi.

Karnataka HC's order upholding hijab ban challenged in Supreme Court

15 Mar 2022

India
Karnataka HC's order upholding hijab ban challenged in Supreme Court

The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday morning upheld the ban on wearing hijab (headscarf) in educational institutions and dismissed several petitions against it.

'Wearing hijab not essential practice in Islam,' rules Karnataka HC

15 Mar 2022

India
'Wearing hijab not essential practice in Islam,' rules Karnataka HC

After days of back-to-back hearings, the Karnataka High Court on Tuesday dismissed all petitions that challenged the state government's recent ban on wearing hijab in educational institutions.

Karnataka Bajrang Dal member's murder: Probe suggests local gang rivalry

26 Feb 2022

India
Karnataka Bajrang Dal member's murder: Probe suggests local gang rivalry

Police in Karnataka say that the murder of Harsha Hindu—a 27-year-old member of the right-wing outfit Bajrang Dal—was likely carried out due to a local and long-standing gang rivalry.

Delhi: BJP councilor bans 'religious attire' in South MCD schools

25 Feb 2022

Delhi
Delhi: BJP councilor bans 'religious attire' in South MCD schools

The chairperson of the education committee of South Delhi Municipal Corporation, BJP councilor Nitika Sharma, has written to officials to ensure that no student comes to MCD schools in "religious attire."

Six arrested for Bajrang Dal member's murder in Karnataka's Shivamogga

22 Feb 2022

India
Six arrested for Bajrang Dal member's murder in Karnataka's Shivamogga

The police in Karnataka's Shivamogga district have arrested six people in connection with the murder of Harsha—a 26-year-old member of the right-wing outfit Bajrang Dal.

Bajrang Dal member killed in Karnataka's Shivamogga; Section 144 imposed

21 Feb 2022

India
Bajrang Dal member killed in Karnataka's Shivamogga; Section 144 imposed

A 26-year-old member of the right-wing outfit Bajrang Dal was stabbed to death in Karnataka's Shivamogga on Sunday night.

Former actor Zaira Wasim reacts to Karnataka hijab row

20 Feb 2022

Entertainment
Former actor Zaira Wasim reacts to Karnataka hijab row

National Film Award-winning former actor Zaira Wasim might have been away from the silver screen for a while but the 21-year-old rarely shies away from stating her opinions on controversial issues.

Wear hijab at home, not outside: BJP MP Pragya Thakur

17 Feb 2022

Politics
Wear hijab at home, not outside: BJP MP Pragya Thakur

Amid the ongoing row over hijab, BJP MP Pragya Singh Thakur said headscarves should be worn when people feel unsafe at homes and not outside, where there is "Hindu Samaj."