Shobha Karandlaje

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Violating HC Order On Hijab Leads To 'Anti-National Activities', Says Minister Shobha Karandlaje

Karnataka's union minister of state Shobha Karandlaje said that wearing of hijabs violating the order of High Court, should be dealt with strictly. She then stated that it could lead to "anti-national activities". The comment has come after 12 women from Mangalore University were denied entry citing the HC order. The High Court on March 15, held that hijab is not an essential religious practice.

Wed, 01 Jun 2022 - 06:00 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Hijab, Hijab Row, Karnataka, Mangalore, Shobha Karandlaje

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Women Wearing Hijab

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Taliban government Orders UN Female Staff In Afghanistan To Wear Hijab While Reporting To Work

Female staff employees of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan have been ordered to wear the hijab by the Taliban-led administration. The Ministry for the Propagation of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice's staff will stand outside the UN headquarters to "monitor if hijab is used or not." If a female employee is spotted without a hijab, they will "politely" remind them that it is compulsory outdoors.

Wed, 18 May 2022 - 09:00 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Taliban, taliban government, UNAMA, Hijab, Staff

Courtesy: Zee News

School girls protesting outside their school

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SC Refuses To Hear Hijab Appeal; Lawyer Says Urgent

The Supreme Court on March 16 refused to look into hijab appeal against Karnataka HC ruling and stated that the issue will be listed after Holi celebrations. However senior advocate Sanjay Hegde stated that the matter must be heared immediately as the exams are approaching. Moreover, Hegde added that several female students will be affected by the high court's order if the issue is not looked into immediately. 

Wed, 16 Mar 2022 - 01:49 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Hijab, Karnataka, Supreme Court, Advocate, highcourt

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Students standing in protest

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Chennai Students Protest Over Karnataka Hijab Row After Verdict

Students in Chennai protested against the Karnataka HC dismissing petitions for a ban on hijab in educational institutions. The hijab  controversial started in January when several female students were not allowed to enter the college premises with a hijab. They stood outside to protest, which caught up with other places boys wearing saffron scarves. On February 5, a court order banned all religious attires to be worn in schools and colleges… read-more

Tue, 15 Mar 2022 - 08:04 PM / by Rupsa Debnath

Tags: Karnataka, Karnataka High Court, Chennai, High Court, Hijab

Courtesy: ANI

Several school going girls sitting in protest outside their school

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Karnataka HC Verdict On Hijab Row, Upholds Restrictions

Karnataka HC announced their judgement over the ongoing Karnataka Hijab Row, pending since January 5.  The court upheld the restrictions imposed by pre university, and said wearing Hijab is not an essential part of the Islamic community. The HC bench comprising Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi, Krishna S Dixit and JM Khazi announced the verdict, on March 15. The court bench dismissed all the petitions filed against the restrictions.

Tue, 15 Mar 2022 - 12:34 PM / by Rupsa Debnath

Tags: Islam, Karnataka, Karnataka High Court, Government Employees, Hijab

Courtesy: ANI

Asaduddin Owaisi

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Asaduddin Owaisi Shares Viral Hijab Video, Calls It Humiliating

AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi, on February 14, shared a video of a teacher asking a student to remove Hijab before entering classroom. He called the act "humiliating" and said, "this is what happens when fundamental rights are suspended". He slammed the BJP and said, power is not eternal, BJP must remember this. Meanwhile the Two-minute video was shared by netizen, amid the ongoing Hijab row in Karnataka. 

Mon, 14 Feb 2022 - 08:21 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Asaduddin Owaisi, Hijab, Karnataka CM, Viral video, Twitter


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Thousands Protest In Maharashtra's Malegaon, 4 Held: Karnataka Hijab Row

Amid the ongoing issue against the hijab ban in schools and colleges in Karnataka thousands of people gathered to protest in Maharashtra's Malegaon. The organization named 'Jamiet Ulema e Hind' has organized the protest and four organizers have been arrested under Section 144 for protesting against police permission. However, on January 1, 2022, the controversy began over the hijab and the matter is pending with the Karnataka High Court. 

Fri, 11 Feb 2022 - 12:40 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Karnataka Hijab Row, Hijab, Maharashtra , Protests, School and Colleges

Courtesy: India Today

Karnataka High Court

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Karnataka HC Refers 'Hijab Row' To Larger Panel Headed By Chief Justice Of The State

The Karnataka Hijab row is getting bigger as on February 9, the Karnataka High Court bench decided to refer the matter to a larger bench for a judgement. The matter would be tabled before the Karnataka Chief Justice for immediate review. The Court also denied interim relief given to students, allowing hijab and said, it would also be decided by the larger bench. 

Wed, 09 Feb 2022 - 06:20 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Hijab, Karnataka, Constitution, High Court, School students

Courtesy: Live Law


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Govt PU College Allows Students In Hijab With Conditions: Karnataka Hijab Row

Karnataka Hijab row matter at PU College in Udupi, intensified. Notably, after the protests, the PU authority allowed students in Hijab, but asked them to sit in a seperate classroom. Despite the attempts of making students understand the recently issued government order, which restrict wearing anything but school uniform, the students insisted on wearing hijab. The matter is pending with the Karnataka HC. 

Mon, 07 Feb 2022 - 04:17 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Hijab, Karnataka CM, karnataka government, Udupi, Schools

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Hijab & Saffron Shawl

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Boys Forced To Wear Saffron Shawls To Class Amid Hijab Row in Udupi: Karnataka 

Hindutva outfits allegedly forced Hindu boys to wear saffron shawl to the Government Pre-University, in Karnataka. According to reports, this incident took place after Muslim girl students of the college removed their burqa before entering campus. “Police are restricting Hindu students from entering colleges if they have put on the saffron shawl. Likewise, they shouldn't permit Muslim students who are wearing hijabs and entering colleges.”… read-more

Fri, 04 Feb 2022 - 04:53 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: India, Controversy, students, Hijab, saffron shawls

Courtesy: India Today