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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.  

Karnataka: Students defy court order on hijab

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.

Muskan Hijab row: Analysis finds Pakistan's role in amplifying protest

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.

Hijab row: Karnataka schools for classes 11-12 and colleges to reopen Wednesday

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.

Karnataka: Students asked to remove hijab before entering a school campus in Mandya

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.

India rejects 'motivated' comments by some countries on hijab row

New Delhi/UNI: India on Saturday rejected "motivated comments" on the hijab controversy by some countries and said the issue is under consideration of the Karnataka High Court, and would be decided based on India's democratic ethos and polity and constitutional framework.

'Hijab bans in schools violate religious freedom': United States reacts to Karnataka row

New Delhi/IBNS: While hijab and burqas are banned in several Western countries, a government body in United States that monitors and reports on religious freedom abroad has criticised the Indian state of Karnataka amid the row over wearing hijab (headscarves) by Muslim students inside campuses.

Hijab row: Schools for classes 11, 12 in Karnataka to remain shut till Feb 16

Bengaluru/IBNS: Schools for Classes 11 and 12 and colleges will remain shut in Karnataka from Saturday till Wednesday amid the row over wearing hijab (headscarves) by Muslim students inside campuses.

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.

Karnataka hijab row: Schools for classes Classes 9, 10 to reopen from Monday

Bengaluru/IBNS: Schools for classes 9 and 10 will reopen in Karnataka from Monday, the state government has announced, three days after it ordered a shut down amid a row over wearing hijab by students.

Avoid hijab till case is decided: Karnataka HC

Bengaluru/UNI: A three-judge bench of the Karnataka High Court on Thursday refused to grant interim relief to petitioners seeking admission into classrooms wearing hijab in colleges and adjourned hearing on the hijab row to Monday.

Refusing girls to wear hijabs in school is horrifying: Malala Yousafzai

New Delhi/IBNS: Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai on Tuesday pitched in her support to the students who are protesting against the hijab (headscarves) ban in Karnataka schools and colleges. 

Karnataka hijab row: Tension spreads to Madhya Pradesh, Puducherry

Bhopal/IBNS: The controversy of wearing hijab (headscarves) by students crossed the borders of Karnataka and spread in BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh and Puducherry on Tuesday.

Hijab row: All schools, colleges in Karnataka to remain shut for three days

Bengaluru/IBNS: All schools and colleges in Karnataka will be shut for the next three days after the row over wearing hijab by students inside campuses turned violent on Tuesday.

Hijab row takes violent turn in Karnataka

Bengaluru/UNI: Stone pelting was reported in Bagalkot on Tuesday during a student protest against a ban on hijab and saffron scarves in Karnataka's college campuses.