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Ban on hijab will continue during classes: K'taka Minister

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.

Supreme Court delivers split verdict on Karnataka hijab ban

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court Thursday delivered a split verdict on the pleas challenging the Karnataka government's imposition of ban on hijab or head scarves (worn by Muslim women) in educational institutions, media reports said.

Hijab: Supreme Court reserves order on petitions challenging K'taka High Court order

New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court Thursday reserved its order on a batch of petitions challenging the Karnataka High Court order upholding the ban on wearing a hijab in educational institutions.

Karnataka HC allows Ganesh festival in Eidgah Maidan snubbing Muslim body's plea

Bengaluru/IBNS: The Karnataka High Court has allowed Ganesh Chaturthi at Eidgah Maidan here rejecting a fresh petition filed against the holding of the two-day Hindu festival, media reports said.

Twitter approaches court against Centre's orders to take down content

Bengaluru/IBNS: Micro-blogging site Twitter has approached the court, challenging the Centre's orders to take down content amid a heightened face-off with the government. 

Marriage no license to 'unleash brutal beast': Karnataka HC on marital rape

Bengaluru/IBNS: In a landmark ruling, the Karnataka High Court on Wednesday said marriage is no license to "unleash a brutal beast" as it allowed framing of rape charges against a husband accused of forcing his wife to be a "sex slave".

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 not essential religious practice: Karnataka High Court rules upholding ban

The Karnataka High Court in its verdict said a hijab is not an essential religious practice, dealing a blow to the students who had challenged a ban on wearing the Islamic head scarf following a massive row.  Reports said following the verdict the Karnataka government has prohibited big gatherings in Bengaluru for a week  while Section 144 was also imposed in different parts of the state.

Muslim girls boycott exams in Bengaluru school over hijab row

Bengaluru/UNI: As many as 13 female students of Shivamogga Government High School in Bengaluru refused to take SSLC preparatory examination on Tuesday after the teacher urged them to remove their hijab before entering the school, as per an interim order of the Karnataka High Court.

'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.

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.

Karnataka HC refers Hijab matter to larger bench

Bengaluru/UNI: The Karnataka High Court on Wednesday refused to pass any interim orders over a raging row over the hijab that has closed down schools and colleges across the state and referred the matter to a larger bench.