Iranian women cut hair, burn scarves in protest: All you need to know
The death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini on September 16 following a mob attack in the capital city of Tehran has triggered protests in Iran, with women taking to the streets and adopting unique methods to bring to the spotlight the repression women face in the Islamic nation.
Video of Hijab wearing students celebrating Onam in Kerala school goes viral
A short video clip of Hijab wearing students celebrating Onam in a high school in Wandoor area of this northern Kerala district has gone viral on social media with veteran Congress leader Shashi Tharoor 'liking' a tweet about it.
'Wearing Hijab not essential religious practice': HC dismisses petitions of Udupi college girls
In a landmark judgment, the Karnataka High Court ruled that wearing of hijab by Muslim women is does not form essential religious practice in the Islamic faith and prescribing uniform is not a violation of fundamental rights guaranteed under Article 19(1)(a) and 25 of the Constitution.
Karnataka hijab row is a conspiracy: Kerala Governor | ThinkEdu 2022
Saying that the hijab is essential to Islam is an attempt to push back Muslim women into their homes, Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan said at the second day of the 10th ThinkEdu Conclave organised by The New Indian Express on Wednesday, March 9. Speaking on the topic ‘Education: Victim of Identities’, he said that several Muslim women have broken the glass ceiling and have gone on to even join security forces. It would be a disservice to them to say that the hijab is intrinsic to Islam. It would push them into the guilt of not being able to follow an essential tenet of their faith, he added.
Hijab Row: Chaos in Karnataka govt colleges as Burqa-clad students denied entry citing HC order
Chaos prevailed on Feb 16th in several pre-university colleges in #Karnataka, which were opened on Wednesday after remaining shut for a week owing to the Hijab row, as the Burqa-clad Muslim students were not let in. #HijabRow
Hijab row: "Internal matter", India replies after US remarks; Tension brews in Karnataka
Amid global criticism over the Hijab row in Karnataka, the MEA said motivated comments over internal issues were not welcome. MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said that those who know India well would have a proper appreciation of the realities.
Hijab row: Tension spreads to other colleges in Karnataka, govt announces 3-day holiday
With the High Court hearing a batch of PILs questioning the order issued by the state government prescribing uniforms in college and school campuses claiming that wearing hijab is an essential religious practice as prescribed by the Quran, tension over the issue has spread to several colleges in #Karnataka. To avoid any further unrest among students over the hijab row, the Karnataka government has declared a holiday for all high schools and colleges across the state for the next three days.
Muslim woman in hijab viciously attacked in US hospital
A Muslim woman is suing a Michigan hospital after she was attacked by a man in the lobby of the emergency room.
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India dismisses China's concerns on military exercise with US in Uttarakhand
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