Hijab ban

Hijab ban: Hearing over, SC verdict likely by October 14

He also added that wearing of hijab in Islam for some people who were believers was essential and for those who were not believers was not essential. 

published on : 23rd September 2022

Karnataka hijab ban: 'G.O. restraining students to wear headscarves illegal', argue students; SC reserves verdict 

Wearing of hijab in Islam for some people who were believers was essential and for those who were not believers was not essential. 

published on : 22nd September 2022

Hijab ban: Supreme Court concludes hearing, reserves judgment

SC on Thursday reserved its verdict on a batch of petitions challenging the Karnataka High Court judgement refusing to lift the ban on hijab in educational institutions of the state.

published on : 22nd September 2022

Karnataka govt tells SC pro-Hijab students were acting at the behest of Popular Front of India

The Solicitor General of India Tushar Mehta submitted before the court that the movement in support of wearing hijab was designed to create religious discord.

published on : 20th September 2022

Hijab Ban| Rules say that educational institutions have power to prescribe uniform: Supreme Court

“See the national impact of upholding such an order, it can be very disturbing and allows invasion of rights of persons who are protected under the Constitution,” Sibal said. 

published on : 15th September 2022

Women wearing hijab must not be looked upon as caricatures but with dignity: Students to SC 

During the hearing, Mucchala had contended that the HC should not have gone into the interpretation of the Quran.

published on : 12th September 2022

"Will right to dress also mean right to undress?" asks SC in Hijab case 

"You cannot take it to an illogical end," a bench of Justices said when a previous judgement of apex court was cited by senior advocate Devadatt Kamat and an argument raised regarding freedom to dress

published on : 8th September 2022

Supreme Court questions right to carry hijab to schools

The apex court posed the question to senior advocate Sanjay Hegde, who was arguing for some of the petitioners.

published on : 6th September 2022

SC issues notice to Karnataka on pleas against HC order refusing to lift ban on hijab

The bench pulled up some of the petitioners, who sought adjournment in the matter, and said it would not permit "this kind of forum shopping".

published on : 29th August 2022

Hijab ban: SC to hear appeals against Karnataka High Court order on Monday

One of the appeals in SC has alleged "step-motherly behaviour of government authorities which has prevented students from practising their faith and resulted in an unwanted law and order situation".

published on : 28th August 2022

Hijab ban: 5 Muslim girls seek TC from university college in Karnataka

College Principal Anasuya Rai said the five students had approached her with the request for TC so that they could join other colleges which permitted hijab.

published on : 20th June 2022

Communal polarisation showing results in Hindutva laboratory -- coastal Karnataka

Survey finds majority, minority communities almost fully radicalised, Cong falls into trap  

published on : 20th May 2022

Hijab ban in classroom; SC agrees to consider hearing pleas against Karnataka HC verdict

The high court had dismissed the petitions filed by a section of Muslim students from the Government Pre-University Girls College in Udupi, seeking permission to wear hijab inside the classroom.

published on : 26th April 2022

Udupi students who challenged hijab ban may not write PU exams starting from Friday

There are a total of 75 Muslim girl students in the college and except for six, the rest have followed the dress code norm in the classrooms, said principal Rudre Gowda

published on : 21st April 2022

ISIS lauds Indian Muslim girls fighting hijab ban, stokes controversy

“Initially, six of our Islamic sisters from a government pre-university college were not allowed to attend classes wearing hijab.

published on : 8th April 2022

Hijab ban case: SC refuses early hearing of pleas against Karnataka HC order

This particular plea was mentioned by senior advocate Devdutt Kamat before the bench headed by Chief Justice NV Ramana. 

published on : 24th March 2022

Graffiti surfaces in Karnataka's Udupi against hijab verdict

The graffiti on the wall of the unauthorised building in Malpe Bailakere locality reads 'hijab is our right' and 'hijab movement'.

published on : 18th March 2022

'Uniforms should be inclusive of religious practices': Activists 'disappointed' with HC order on hijab

Simra Ansari of Jamia Millia Islamia said that there are some people who do not want Muslim women to get an education and are forcing them to choose between studies and their identity.

published on : 17th March 2022

Hijab ban: Supreme Court to hear pleas against Karnataka HC ruling after Holi vacation

The apex court took note of the submissions of senior advocate Sanjay Hegde, appearing for some students, that urgent hearing was needed keeping in mind the upcoming examinations.

published on : 16th March 2022

Hijab row: Udupi Muslim girls say they will not go to college without hijab and fight it legally

According to them, the circular came only after they approached the HC. Accusing the government of 'creating an issue' by issuing a circular, the girls alleged it was done to create pressure.

published on : 15th March 2022
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