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Student in hijab heckled by large group of saffron-clad men in her college in Mysuru district of Karnataka

The incident took place at a college in Mandya. Karnataka has closed all high schools and colleges for the next three days after reports of violence during protests in various parts of the state

Published on 8th February 2022

Karnataka declares holiday for colleges, high schools as violence reported in hijab-saffron shawls row

The Karnataka HC, which heard a petition filed by a Muslim girl who was denied entry into her college for wearing a hijab, said they will take decision-based on the Constitution

Published on 8th February 2022

Where are we taking our India? We cannot lose our diversity: Kerala MP TN Prathapan on hijab row in Karnataka

It was in the Lower House during the Budget Session that this Congress MP raised the issue of the hijab row flaring in the state of Karnataka 


Published on 8th February 2022

Protesting students allowed inside campus only as "courtesy", says Karnataka Edu Minister BC Nagesh 

It all started on February 4, when a few students at the Government Girls PU college, Udupi district, claimed that they were not being allowed to attend classes

Published on 8th February 2022

As hijab and saffron shawl row intensifies in Bagalkot and Vijayapura, five colleges declare holiday

"As a precaution and to avoid nuisances within the college premises — the management has suspended classes for all the semesters," shared Prof S B Jadhav, Principal, Shri Shanteshwar Degree College

Published on 8th February 2022

Now, Gadag sees its first case of hijab and saffron shawl row. It happened in this college 

One of the students shared, "We have lost many classes due to the pandemic, now the hijab and shawl issue. If these things happen, how can we concentrate on our studies?" 

Published on 8th February 2022

Classes suspended at Govt PUC in Vijayapura after hijab-saffron shawl row threatens peace

The administration took the decision to suspend classes for a day after students attempted to enter the campus wearing saffron shawls

Published on 7th February 2022

Govt PUC in Udupi makes segregation the solution; says students in hijab can take lessons in separate classroom

Students have been protesting since Friday after they were denied entry into the college for wearing a hijab. The police has also arrested miscreants who showed up at the protests with lethal weapons

Published on 7th February 2022

Two held for flashing knives during hijab-saffron shawl protest in Karnataka

The accused persons have been identified as Abdul Majeed (32) and Rajab (41), and they hail from Gangolli, which is in Kundapur taluk

Published on 7th February 2022

After Karnataka HC's order regarding the hijab-saffron shawl row tomorrow, state govt will take a decision: CM Bommai

"As the case is before the court, I don't want to speak about it," said the Chief Minister and asked students to not disrupt peace or get provoked 

Published on 7th February 2022

Despite government order, the hijab-saffron shawl row continues in Udupi colleges 

The state education department had issued an order which mandated uniforms decided upon by the state government or the respective institutions

Published on 7th February 2022

Move to stop Hijab-wearing students from attending classes is violation of Right to Education, it is inhumane: Siddaramaiah

The deputy leader of the Congress in the legislative assembly UT Khader said Muslim girl students should be allowed to attend classes wearing the hijab if they wanted to do so

Published on 5th February 2022

Hijab ban continues in Karnataka, Muslim girls shunned out of yet another college

The issue remains unresolved as the parents are insisting on their children's right to wear headscarves

Published on 4th February 2022

Students discriminated against in Karnataka for wearing hijab seek help from the court

The students continue to be discriminated against and they will be protesting until they are allowed to attend classes while wearing a hijab

Published on 4th February 2022

Tharoor, Mehbooba Mufti slam K'taka college for denying entry to girls wearing hijab

Both the leaders tweeted a video in which a staff of a Government PU College in Kundapur of Udupi district is seen slamming the gate on the face of girls who are trying to enter the college

Published on 3rd February 2022

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