Articles about Burqa Ban
25 Mar 2021India
After his remarks calling burqa an evil custom triggered a row, Uttar Pradesh Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, Anand Swarup Shukla on Thursday backtracked, saying women should have the freedom to wear their choice of clothes.
16 Mar 2021World
The Sri Lankan government will not rush through the process to ban burqas and the decision on the issue would be taken after reaching a consensus, a senior minister said on Tuesday.
04 May 2019India
The head of Muslim Education Society (MES), based in Kerala's Kozhikode, said he received "death threats" after banning face veils on its campuses.
29 Apr 2019World
Muslim women in Sri Lanka won't be allowed to wear any form of face veils in public starting today under new regulations announced by President Maithripala Sirisena who used emergency powers in the wake of the Easter Sunday bombings.
31 May 2018World
The Denmark Parliament today voted in favor of banning the burqa and other face-covering clothing in public spaces. The ban will come into effect from August 1.
18 Aug 2017World
The Australian Senate saw a dramatic debate on banning the burqa as Senator Pauline Hanson of the far-Right One Nation party walked into the House wearing one.