Hijab row

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

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

Hijab row: Karnataka order on uniform "religion neutral", says govt; blames PFI for trouble 

The PFI is widely viewed as a hardline Muslim organisation and has been blamed for several incidents of communal violence, provoking calls for imposing a nationwide ban on it.

published on : 20th September 2022

SC refuses to entertain PIL for common dress code in educational institutes

The PIL argued that a dress code should be implemented to secure equality and promote fraternity and national integration.

published on : 16th 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

Hijab petitioner hopes SC ruling will be in favour

Gousiya, a University College Mangaluru student said that the government is showing dictatorship and even not allowing them to hold a rally.

published on : 17th July 2022

Hijab row: Two Muslim girl students get NOC, one takes TC 

Of the three girl students, two had held a press meet and questioned the decision of the university to strictly implement the uniform rule inside the campus.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Mangaluru: Seven students return to class without hijab

Out of 101 Muslim girl students, 45 have come back to classes.

published on : 10th June 2022

Visit Pakistan to value liberty here, Congress leader UT Khader tells hijab activists

Khader was addressing a press conference at Congress office in Mangaluru.

published on : 7th June 2022

Mangaluru: Pro-hijab students agitate in front of Uppinangady college

A notice on the guidelines has been put up in the college notice board. 

published on : 5th June 2022

Mangaluru college suspends six students for wearing hijab during classes

Meanwhile, on Thursday two TV news channel journalists who went to the college to report the hijab controversy were kept under detention by some pro-hijab students.

published on : 3rd June 2022

6 students suspended, 12 sent back for wearing hijab in Karnataka district

The hijab row, started by 6 students of Udupi Pre-University Government Girl's College, became a raging controversy in the state making international headlines.

published on : 2nd June 2022

Hijab row erupts again in Mangaluru, students stage dharna after some 'flout' dress code

The Syndicate of Mangalore University which was held on May 16 had approved implementation of a dress code for students that also had banned wearing of the hijab, according to university sources

published on : 26th 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

Three more hijab petitioners skip PU II exam

Three second pre-university science students, who are petitioners in the hijab row case, did not appear for the mathematics exam, which was the first paper in the science stream, here on Saturday.  

published on : 24th April 2022

Two hijab-wearing PU students sent back home from Udupi exam centre

The exam supervisor told the students to go back as they insisted that they will write the exam wearing hijab.

published on : 23rd April 2022

Hijab will be banned during exams: BC Nagesh

Teachers who insist to wear them will be relieved from exam duty, Nagesh said, adding that 99 per cent of the teachers are cooperating except for one or two instances.

published on : 20th April 2022

Hijab not allowed during II PUC exams, says Karnataka Education Minister BC Nagesh

Students wearing hijab will not be allowed to write the crucial annual II PUC examination in Karnataka, state Minister for Education BC Nagesh said.

published on : 19th April 2022

Muslim student requests Karnataka government to allow them to appear for exams wearing hijab

Aliya Assadi, who was one of the six petitioners who started the protest, had said that she would write examinations only if they were allowed to wear headscarves.

published on : 14th April 2022

Allow minorities to live peacefully: BS Yediyurappa

The former CM said Bommai has already made it clear that government will not tolerate such acts.

published on : 12th April 2022
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