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Hijab demand by medicos: Operation theatre is a secular place, says Dr Naresh Purohit

Thiruvananthapuram: The demand by women medicos of Thiruvananthapuram Medical College, seeking permission to wear surgical hoods and long-sleeve scrubs inside the operation theatre as a substitute for their ‘hijab’, is absurd and should not be considered at all as patient safety and sterile protocols in operation theatres (OT) cannot be compromised, according to Dr Naresh Purohit, Executive Member Federation of Hospital Administrators, here on Saturday.

Students made to wear hijab in Madhya Pradesh school, 11 members of management arrested

Bhopal/IBNS: A police case has been registered against 11 members of the management committee of a school in Madhya Pradesh for allegedly forcing students to wear hijab while attending classes.

Hijab controversy in Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has directed the Collector, Damoh, to conduct an inquiry into female Hindu pupils allegedly being made to wear hijabs at a school; it was officially learnt on Thursday.

Hijab row: Schools have right to decide on uniform, says Kerala Guv

Bengaluru/UNI: Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan on Friday said the schools have the right to decide on uniforms and dismissed it as a curb on individual liberty.

Nussrat Jahan slams BJP leaders over Pathaan row, says 'they have problem with women wearing hijab and also bikini'

Kolkata/New Delhi/IBNS: Actor-MP Nussrat Jahan has slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders for objecting to the bikini worn by Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone in a sequence of a song from upcoming Hindi film Pathaan, which also stars Shah Rukh Khan in the lead.

Iran minister says Mahsa Amini wasn't killed in custody, blames Western media for creating 'fallacious' atmosphere

New Delhi: Mahsa Amini was not killed, political deputy of Iran's foreign ministry Ali Baqeri claimed, defending his government against the allegations that the 22-year-old was tortured to death in custody for not properly wearing her headscarf.

Hijab ban row: Supreme Court issues notice to Karnataka govt over pleas challenging HC order

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court Monday issued a notice to the Karnataka government over pleas challenging the High Court order that had upheld the ban on hijab in educational institutions, media reports said.

Jammu and Kashmir: School for specially abled asks teachers to avoid Hijab so that students interact freely

Srinagar: A school for specially abled kids in Kashmir has instructed the staff to avoid Hijab during the school hours.

Hijab-insisting teachers in Karnataka exempted from exam duty

Bengaluru/UNI: Karnataka Education Minister BC Nagesh on Monday said some educational management has decided not to force hijab-insisting teachers to take up exam duty.

Supreme Court says no to urgent hearing on hijab

New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to give an urgent hearing to a plea by a lawyer challenging the Karnataka High Court move to uphold the ban on the hijab in educational institutions of Karnataka.

Muslim leaders slam Karnataka HC ruling on hijab issue

New Delhi: AIMIM supremo Asaduddin Owaisi and Kashmiri leaders Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah on Tuesday denounced the Karnataka High Court ruling which upheld the ban on wearing of hijabs in schools calling the head scarfs not essential in practising religion.

Hijab not essential for religious practice, rules Karnataka HC in a blow to protesting students

Bengaluru/IBNS: The Muslim students protesting against a ban on wearing hijab or head scarfs inside classrooms in schools and colleges on Tuesday received a blow by the Karnataka High Court, which ruled out the necessity of any such piece of cloth to practice the Islamic religion, media reports said.

Locals vandalise West Bengal school after principal asks girls not to wear burqa and hijab, 18 detained

Locals vandalised a school in West Bengal's Muslim-majority Murshidabad district on Saturday when the principal of the institution allegedly forbade girl students from wearing a hijab and burqa in the classroom.

Hijab issue being dragged unnecessarily: BJP leader Sanjay Jaiswal

Patna/UNI: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Bihar unit President Sanjay Jaiswal said on Friday that some vested interest people have unnecessarily dragged and complicated the Karnataka Hijab issue.

Karnataka hijab row: No urgent hearing, says Supreme Court

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to urgently hear a Muslim girl's plea challenging the Karnataka High Court's order of allowing educational institutions to open but without religious clothing on campus until its final judgement, amid the row over ban on hijab in schools and colleges in the southern state.