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Muslim students told to follow Karnataaka HC orders on hijab

Speaking to media after meeting the 12 students who are not ready to remove their hijab, the DC said that he has tried to convince them to follow the High Court’s order.

published on : 31st May 2022

Kerala Muslim scholar chides event organisers for inviting girl on stage, draws flak

The incident occurred during the inauguration of a 'Madrassa' building in the district, where students were felicitated recently.

published on : 10th May 2022

Asking students not to wear hijab violates right to education: Brinda Karat

To ask students not to wear hijab while coming to school is a violation thrit right to education, said CPM politburo member Brinda Karat. 

published on : 22nd March 2022

INTERVIEW | Karnataka government taking sides in hijab row, Muslim girls may become targets: Expert

It’s really uncalled for and not an issue that had to be raised, especially given the kind of crisis we have after closing down institutions for nearly two years.

published on : 20th February 2022

Activists seek clarification on Karnataka HC interim order on hijab

This is happening as examinations, including practical examinations, have started,” they said. 

published on : 18th February 2022

Amidst hijab row, video of students offering namaz goes viral

The incident, that happened on February 4, came to light when the clip went viral a few days later and the local people came out with objections.

published on : 12th February 2022

Private colleges in Mangaluru have no bar on hijab

Managements of institutions will not want to sacrifice commercial interests, sources point out

published on : 11th February 2022

Headscarf was allowed when uniforms were first introduced: Karnataka ex-education minister

Even as the hijab issue is being hotly debated, uniforms in schools were introduced in the 1980s when Ramakrishna Hegde was Chief Minister.

published on : 11th February 2022

Puducherry education dept will formulate dress code: Guv Tamilisai

Meanwhile, Director of School Education PR Rudra Goud said his department is formulating a dress code so that there is uniformity in clothes among students while at school.

published on : 10th February 2022

Hijab-saffron shawl protests spread to other Karnataka districts

The hijab and saffron shawl row, which erupted in Udupi district, has now spread to several other districts.

published on : 8th February 2022

No one should come to school to practice religion: Araga Jnanendra on hijab row

Says students should neither wear hijab nor saffron shawls in edu institutions; asks cops to keep eye on those disturbing peace

published on : 4th February 2022

Hijab row: Karnataka HC to hear pleas on Feb 8

The petitioners also alleged that some of the lecturers scolded and threatened to mark them absent, and also that they would not be awarded internal marks.

published on : 4th February 2022

Hijab row: Students not allowed to attend classes in Udupi college

The students were not allowed to enter the classrooms, citing the dress code rule. The impasse over wearing of the hijab on campus continues.  

published on : 2nd February 2022

Muslim student moves Karnataka HC on headscarf ban

An appeal has also been made to pass an interim order directing the college authorities to allow the students to attend classes till the final order is passed, he added.

published on : 1st February 2022

Kolar: Headmistress axed for letting Muslim students pray in empty classroom

The issue had taken a religious angle after Hindu organisations protested against Devi. They had alleged that her action amounted to promoting a religion in the school.

published on : 26th January 2022

Kerala government college principal forced student to fall at her feet and apologise: MSF

Principal rubbishes allegation, says MSF members the only ones not following covid protocol on campus.

published on : 18th November 2021