TN police register cases against BJP functionary over row with hijab-wearing govt doctor

The video of Bhuvaneswar Ram, a BJP member, arguing with the doctor while on duty at a Primary health centre in Nagapattinam is doing the rounds on social media. 

published on : 26th May 2023

Priyank Kharge: We’ll revise or withdraw BJP’s orders, legislation

He said a lot of executive orders that the BJP government had passed and which were against the transparency act “as they have tried to favour certain people, will also be reviewed."

published on : 25th May 2023

Woman in hijab harassed in Aurangabad on suspicion of roaming with Hindu man; 3 held 

A video of the incident which occurred in the Makai Gate area on Monday has gone viral.

published on : 26th April 2023

Hijab not a major issue in coastal Karnataka poll campaign 

The BJP government in the state had in an order last year banned wearing of hijab inside campuses, thus directing students to wear only the prescribed school/PU college uniforms.

published on : 25th April 2023

Wanted to succeed wearing hijab, says Karnataka's 2nd PUC arts topper

Speaking to The New Indian Express, Tabassum, from the NMKRV PU College for Women in Bengaluru, said she was very proud of her achievements, but she regrets that she could not do it wearing a hijab.

published on : 24th April 2023

Hijab row: Slim gains for SDPI, Congress to benefit in Karnataka Assembly elections

Muslims in coastal Karnataka feel only the GOP can protect their interests especially after the quota was scrapped.

published on : 24th April 2023

Iran's judiciary chief threatens to prosecute 'without mercy' women appearing in public unveiled: Report

Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejei’s warning comes on the heels of an interior ministry statement on Thursday that reinforced the government’s mandatory hijab law, the agency reported.

published on : 1st April 2023

Mahsa Amini not forgotten in Iran six months after death

For many, the young woman from the western city of Saqez personified the fight against the obligation to wear the headscarf.

published on : 14th March 2023

No hijab in second PUC exam halls: Karnataka Education Minister

While the Education Department has done this to bring in transparency, it has also listed that field inspection will be done only for five per cent of applications, which  will be chosen randomly.

published on : 4th March 2023

K'taka hijab ban: SC to set up bench to hear plea of Muslim girls for nod to take exam in headscarf

The court had said it will take a call on listing a plea for allowing Muslim girl students to sit for examinations in Karnataka government schools while wearing hijab.

published on : 3rd March 2023

Iran minister urges tolerance towards women not wearing headscarves

Since the outbreak of the protests, the morality police unit charged with enforcing the hijab rules has been less visible and women have taken to the streets without mandatory headscarves.

published on : 26th January 2023

Supreme Court to consider setting up three-judge bench to hear Karnataka Hijab ban row

A bench comprising Chief Justice DY Chandarchud, and Justices V Ramasubramanian and JB Pardiwala, took note of the submissions of senior advocate Meenakshi Arora that an interim order was needed.

published on : 23rd January 2023

'Not myself' with hijab, says exiled Iranian chess player Sara Khadem

In an interview published on Sunday in the Spanish newspaper El Pais, Khadem said that she would only wear the hijab "if there were cameras because I was representing Iran."

published on : 22nd January 2023

Another row stoked over burqa in Moradabad college, Uttar Pradesh

Meanwhile, the chief proctor, Dr AP Singh said that they have implemented a dress code for the students and anybody who refuses to follow it will be barred from entering the college campus.

published on : 19th January 2023

Amid global outrage, Iran hands down more death sentences over anti-hijab protests

The latest sentences -- for three men convicted of killing three members of the security forces -- bring to 17 the official total of detainees condemned to death in connection with nearly four months

published on : 10th January 2023

A year after hijab row in Karnataka, Muslim students face discrimination: Report

There was free education in government colleges but in my new college, the travel expense is high.

published on : 10th January 2023

Iran executes two men in connection with anti-hijab protests

The latest hangings double the number of executions to four over the nationwide unrest, which has escalated since mid-September into calls for an end to Iran's clerical regime.

published on : 7th January 2023

Iran issues warning on mandatory headscarf in cars amid anti-hijab protests: Media

Protests have gripped Iran since the September 16 death of Iranian-Kurdish Amini, 22, after her arrest in Tehran for an alleged breach of the Islamic republic's strict dress code for women.

published on : 2nd January 2023

At least 326 killed in Iran anti-hijab protest crackdown

The Islamic Republic has been gripped by protests that erupted over the death of Amini on September 16, three days after her arrest for an alleged breach of the country's strict dress code for women.

published on : 13th November 2022

Row over hijab rocks Bihar college 

The girls accused a teacher Ravi Bhushan of pressurizing them to take off their ‘hijab at the main entrance of the college.

published on : 17th October 2022
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