Karnataka Hijab Row

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

Not surprised by Al Qaeda's praise for Karnataka Hijab defender: CM Basavaraj Bommai

Basavaraj Bommai rubbished Siddaramaiah's charge that the RSS was behind the purported video, saying there was no logic and basis behind it.

published on : 7th April 2022

Karnataka hijab row: 40 Muslim girls abstain from pre-university exams in Udupi

Sources said that the students decided to not appear for the examination without wearing the headscarf as they were hurt by the March 15 order.

published on : 30th March 2022

Girls are being targeted on the issue of hijab: Miss Universe Harnaaz Sandhu

The Chandigarh-based model then expressed her anguish over how often girls are targeted in society.

published on : 27th 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

Everybody should welcome Karnataka HC's judgement on hijab: Rajnath

Referring to the judgement, he said the court held that India's daughters may be from any religion or region, but no restriction on them is acceptable.

published on : 15th March 2022

Hijab verdict: We feel betrayed, govt pressurised court, say students who challenged ban

Almas further said that as all of the six petitioners feel it is important to wear hijab inside the classrooms, they have decided not to come to college from Wednesday

published on : 15th March 2022

Karnataka hijab row: Students yet to decide about future action post HC verdict

Ayesha Almas, one of the six students who had challenged the ban on hijab in the high court has decided to take time before arriving at a decision about the future course of action.

published on : 15th March 2022

Karnataka hijab row: Much awaited HC verdict shortly as state waits with bated breath

The HC full bench commenced the hearing of hijab pleas on February 10 and reserved the verdict on February 25 after hearing arguments for two weeks.

published on : 14th March 2022

There is no ban on wearing Hijab in India, says Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Abbas Naqvi on Sunday said there is no ban on wearing the headscarf in the country, and people need to understand that constitutional rights and duties are equally important.

published on : 27th February 2022

HC asks counsels in Hijab case to wind up their argument by Friday, hints delivering order shortly

The Chief Justice of the High Court also asked the parties to give their written submissions within two to three days.

published on : 24th February 2022

Hijab row: Following Karnataka HC's interim order, Sikh girl told to remove turban in Bengaluru

The College authorities said they informed the students about the Court order when the educational institution reopened on February 16.

published on : 24th February 2022

Hijab row: Six students of Udupi's women college ask Karnataka govt to postpone practical exams 

In their request, the students said they could not attend classes for the last two months after they were denied entry inside classrooms for wearing headscarves.

published on : 24th February 2022

Hijab not an essential religious practice, reiterates Karnataka government in High Court

The Karnataka government reiterated that Hijab is not an essential religious practice and said religious instructions should be kept outside the educational institutions.

published on : 21st February 2022

Karnataka hijab row: Bengaluru Police extends Section 144 near schools, colleges till March 8

As Karnataka witnessed several demonstrations over the issue last week, the government was earlier forced to declare holidays for high schools and colleges till last Friday.

published on : 21st February 2022

58 girls suspended from colleges in Karnataka's Shiralakoppa for wearing Hijab, holding protest

As many as 58 students at Shiralakoppa in Shivamogga district who had refused to remove their hijab and staged a demonstration against the government pre-university college administration.

published on : 19th February 2022

Prohibitory orders around schools, colleges extended in Dakshina Kannada by till February 26

Dakshina Kannada Deputy Commissioner KV Rajendra said in a release that the decision has been taken in view of the simmering tension in the context of the hijab controversy.

published on : 19th February 2022

Hijab not essential religious practice, ban doesn't affect students' rights: Karnataka govt to HC

The Advocate General also argued that a ban on the hijab in campuses does not violate the right to freedom of speech and expression guaranteed under Article 19(1)(a) of the Constitution

published on : 18th February 2022
1 2 3 4 >