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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
'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."
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Vizhinjam seaport protests: Police station attack was with 'ulterior intention', says Kerala CM
'The Kashmir Files' controversy: Apologies if my remarks were interpreted differently, says Nadav Lapid
Will fight again, against what is wrong: Bilkis Bano on remission given to her rapists
Tamil Nadu amended law that allows Jallikattu seeks to prevent cruelty on animals: State tells SC
India dismisses China's concerns on military exercise with US in Uttarakhand
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