Burqa ban

Muslim Educational Society Kasargod unit wants veil circular rescinded

The Muslim Educational Society (MES), which issued a circular disallowing veils in its schools and colleges, is facing backlash from its own unit.

published on : 4th May 2019

Burqa, ghoonghat are the same, ban both, says Javed Akhtar

The lyricist said that he was not in favour of either the burqa or the ghoonghat but the law should be for both the burqa and veil.

published on : 3rd May 2019

Their frustration is evident: Asaduddin Owaisi slams Shiv Sena over call for ‘burqa ban’

Owaisi claimed that the article was a violation of Model Code of Conduct, and said that the Uddhav Thackeray-led party should know of the Constitutional autonomy to all Indian citizens.

published on : 2nd May 2019

Asaduddin Owaisi urges EC action on Shiv Sena for seeking burqa ban

Owaisi accused the Shiv Sena of indulging in what he termed as "dog vigil politics" because, as he said, it stands to lose the Lok Sabha polls in Maharashtra.

published on : 1st May 2019

Shiv Sena calls for ban on burqa in public places citing 'threat to national security'

The BJP ally in Maharashtra threw its weight behind a similar ban of Burqas mulled by the Sri Lankan government in the wake of the Easter terror strikes which claimed over 250 lives.

published on : 1st May 2019

Enforcing Austria's burqa ban a delicate matter in Alpine resort

The Austrian lakeside town of Zell am See is one of the top European destinations for visitors from the Gulf region.

published on : 4th October 2018

Swiss region overwhelmingly votes for 'burqa ban'

In the northeastern canton of St. Gallen, nearly 67 percent of voters came out in favour of introducing the implicit "burqa ban", according to official results, which showed turnout was 36 percent.

published on : 23rd September 2018