UP minister now calls burqa 'evil custom', says will be freed like triple talaq

This comes a day after the minister wrote to the Ballia district magistrate, complaining that he is facing difficulties in discharge of his duties due to loudspeakers at mosques

published on : 24th March 2021

Sri Lankan government will not rush through process to ban burqas: Cabinet Spokesman

Muslims make up about 9% of the 22 million people in Sri Lanka, where Buddhists account for more than 70% of the population.

published on : 16th March 2021

Sri Lanka brings in 'deradicalisation' detention, bans burqa

Sri Lanka had used emergency laws to impose a temporary ban on the garment soon after the April 2019 jihadi bombings against three churches on the island killed 279 people.

published on : 13th March 2021

German parliament backs partial burqa ban

The bill will prevent civil servants, judges and soldiers from wearing burqas at work, the BBC reported

published on : 28th April 2017