Bengaluru/UNI: Karnataka Primary and Secondary Education Minister BC Nagesh on Thursday said the ban on hijabs during classes conducted in educational institutions implementing dress code will continue following a split verdict by the Supreme Court on the issue.
Bengaluru/UNI: Raising his voice in favour of women protesting against the hijab in Iran, Isha Foundation Founder Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev on Wednesday said neither the religious nor the lecherous should determine how women should dress.
Delhi: A Janta Dal (Secular) leader lashed out at the Karnataka government on Tuesday after it told the Supreme Court that the student petitioners who challenged the hijab ban in state-run institutes were influenced by the Popular Front of India (PFI).
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.
New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court will hear a batch of petitions on Monday challenging the Karnataka High Court's verdict that ruled wearing Hijab was not an essential practice in Islam.
Bengaluru/UNI: Ameer-e-Shariat's Chief Sagir Ahmed Khan Rashadi on Thursday requested the BJP government in Karnataka to allow Muslim girl students to attend classes with a 'dupatta' over their heads, instead of the hijab or burkha.
Amid the ongoing row over the uniform of students in Karnataka, most commentators seem to have forgotten how the talented community of Indian Muslim women have not given in to the propaganda around the hijab.
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.
Bengaluru: Karnataka police on Friday lodged an FIR against hijab-wearing female students for violating prohibitory orders in Tumakuru district.
The ongoing protest in Karnataka around ‘hijab’ is quite contrary to the general peaceful environment in the schools, colleges and universities in India.
Bengaluru/UNI: Several students and teachers in Karnataka on Wednesday denied the High Court's interim order banning religious attire in educational institutions and insisted on entry into schools and colleges with hijab and burqa.
Bengaluru/New Delhi: From promoting hashtags to creating fake accounts,the recent hijab controversy in Karnataka involving a college girl named Muskan, which hit the political paradigm of India, seems to have been fuelled by Pakistan.
Bengaluru/IBNS: Karnataka Chief Minister Basavraj Bommai ordered that proper security arrangements should be made at campuses as schools and colleges will reopen this Wednesday after closure over the hijab row.
Mandya: An argument broke out between a teacher and guardians as students were asked to enter a school campus after removing their hijab (a head scarf worn by Muslim girls) in Karnataka's Mandya region, media reports said on Monday.
Shimla/UNI: Congress MLA Asha Kumari on Saturday slammed the Karnataka government for the hijab controversy, calling it an instance of moral policing of Muslim woman.