Karnataka Hijab row

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

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