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