Udupi hijab

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

Hijab row: Religion should not be taken to schools, says Union Minister Ramdas Athawale

The hijab row has now also spilt over to Rajasthan in a private college where some girls wearing hijab were stopped from entering the college.

published on : 13th February 2022

Students wearing hijab, saffron shawl creates high drama at Udupi college

Hindu students arrived wearing saffron turbans and shawls to counter the protesting students who arrived wearing the hijab.

published on : 8th February 2022

Clothing and the right to religious freedom

Religious freedom is the hallmark of pluralism. While legitimate restrictions are to be accepted, irrational intrusion into religious notions should be averted.

published on : 7th February 2022

Udupi hijab row: Students with saffron shawls continue agitation against headscarves, college admin declares holiday

Though a local temple fair (Basroor Rathothsava) was cited as the reason behind the holiday, never before was a holiday declared for this festival, sources said.

published on : 5th February 2022

Udupi hijab row: Students may opt for online classes if they can not be without hijab, says MLA Bhat

Udupi MLA Raghupathi Bhat termed the entire hijab issue as a creation of some vested interests and this was done to harm the harmonious atmosphere in the college campus.

published on : 26th January 2022