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Muslim vendors banned at Karnataka temple fairs, govt promises action

Bengaluru/IBNS: Muslim vendors in Karnataka have alleged that they have not been allowed to set up stalls at the traditional fair of Hosa Margudi temple in Udupi along the coastal regions.

Muslims barred from temple fairs in Karnataka

Bengaluru: After Muslim traders closed shops in protest against Karnataka High Court verdict upholding Basavaraj Bommai government's ban on hijab during teaching hours, many temple authorities and fair committees in a tit-for-tat have barred them from putting up stalls and selling products at several Hindu functions underway in the state.

Amid hijab row, Karnataka mulls introduction of Bhagavad Gita in schools

Bengaluru/IBNS: After Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state Gujarat, now another Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-ruled state, Karnataka, is planning to introduce Hindu scripture Bhagavad Gita in the school curriculum, media reports said.

Karnataka hijab ban challenged in Supreme Court after high court upholds it

Bengaluru/IBNS: The Karnataka High Court's ruling that hijab is not an essential religious practice and upholding the ban of such headscarves inside the classroom has been challenged in the Supreme Court.

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.

Hijab row: High Court decision tomorrow, gatherings banned in Bengaluru

Bengaluru/IBNS: The Karnataka High Court will deliver its verdict on the hijab ban issue on Tuesday, which set off a huge controversy in the state earlier this year.

Harsha Murder case: Two more arrested

Bengaluru/UNI: Karnataka Home Minister Araga Jnanendra on Wednesday said altogether eight persons have been arrested in the murder case of a Hindu activist Harsha in Shivamogga.

Six arrested in Bajrang Dal activist's murder case in Karnataka, police say all have criminal records

Bengaluru/IBNS: Six people have been arrested for the murder of 25-year-old Harsha, who was a member of the right-wing Bajrang Dal, after the incident set off a huge row in Karnataka.  

Karnataka: Police arrest two people over murder of Bajrang Dal activist

Shivamogga: Karnataka Police on Tuesday said two persons have been arrested and another detained for the murder of a Bajrang Dal activist.

Protests rock Karnataka over Bajrang Dal man's murder, three arrested

Bengaluru/IBNS: At least three people were arrested in connection with the murder of a member of the right-wing outfit Bajrang Dal in Karnataka's Shivamogga town as protests rocked the area in which vehicles were set on fire and isolated incidents of stone-pelting were reported.

Karnataka: RSS worker stabbed to death in Shivmogga, panic spread

Shivmogga: Unidentified people have stabbed to death a RSS worker in Karnataka's Shivmogga area, triggering panic and prompting authorities to impose Section 144 in the region.

Karnataka: Bommai assures arrest of RSS worker's killers

Bengaluru/UNI: Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Monday assured that the killers of Sanghathan worker, who was murdered by Shivmogga last night, will be arrested soon as the police have gathered some clues in the incident.

Karnataka: FIR filed against hijab-wearing students for violating prohibitory orders

Bengaluru: Karnataka police on Friday lodged an FIR against hijab-wearing female students for violating prohibitory orders in Tumakuru district.

Hijab row in Karnataka: Handiwork of people using religion for political mobilisation

The ongoing protest in Karnataka around ‘hijab’ is quite contrary to the general peaceful environment in the schools, colleges and universities in India.