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Admissions see increase at the PU college in Udupi where hijab row began; 40 Muslim girls enroll  

A member of the teaching staff in this college shared that after the hijab row, staff and students had felt let down. But the good student admission rate has put them in high esteem

Published on 6th June 2022

Muslim students of university college Mangaluru demand withdrawal of rule banning hijab inside classrooms 

Ashraf, Convener of the Samanvaya Samiti of the varsity, a student organisation, warned that they will carry out massive protests if the rule banning hijab is not withdrawn

Published on 4th June 2022

Hijab row at Dakshina Kannada college: Counter-complaint against journalists for abusing students 

When the complainant registered a written complaint, the principal called the accused and had the video deleted

Published on 4th June 2022

Hijab row in Karnataka: Dakshina Kannada college suspends six students; pro-hijab students detain journalists 

It was also reported that on Thursday, June 2, two TV news channel journalists who went to the college to report the hijab controversy were kept under detention by a few pro-Hijab student

Published on 3rd June 2022

K'taka hijab row: Is it politically motivated, asks MLA about accusations made against him by Muslim students 

"Is it a politically motivated statement? When they called me over the phone, I helped them in my capacity," shared MLA U T Khader in the Karnataka Legislative Assembly

Published on 1st June 2022

Mangalore University hijab row: Students say HC order applies to PU colleges, not to degree colleges

The DC appealed to the students to refrain from taking law into their hands in this regard. "The students should not violate the guidelines," he urged

Published on 31st May 2022

Mangalore Univ students who were denied entry for wearing hijab approach deputy commissioner

The contention from the protesting students is that the ruling pertains only to pre-university colleges and not degree colleges

Published on 30th May 2022

Students who do not wish to comply with hijab rule can move to other colleges: Mangalore University VC

After another round of meeting on Saturday, it was decided that students will not be allowed to wear hijab inside classrooms and libraries only

Published on 28th May 2022

K'taka Education Minister doubles down on gov't stance on hijab, textbooks, yet again

BC Nagesh was remarking on the recent controversy at Mangaluru University where students had protested against their Muslim peers wearing hijabs

Published on 28th May 2022

Students protest at University College Mangalore. But is it against the hijab row?

The principal of University College went on to state that they will issue an official release on the matter soon

Published on 26th May 2022

Karnataka: Three students in hijab denied permission to write exams in Ballari, allowed after they removed it

The college management approached the police and informed them about the issue, after which, police security was provided to the college

Published on 17th May 2022

Another hijab row erupts, this time in J-K Army school. Earns criticism from mainstream political parties

The Army-run Daggar Parivar School in Baramulla district of J-K has issued a diktat asking teachers to avoid wearing their headscarves during class hours. 


Published on 27th April 2022

Plea against Karnataka hijab ban verdict shall be listed in the SC in two days, says CJI

The Karnataka HC had said that wearing the hijab wasn't an essential religious practice and thus could not be protected under Article 25, on February 5

Published on 26th April 2022

Karnataka PU exams: 96.6% students appeared for Education and Math papers on April 23

Among 35,665 students (including 33128 freshers, 443 private candidates and 2,094 repeaters) registered for the Education paper, 32,763 appeared for exams

Published on 25th April 2022

Tamil Nadu police probe into instance of woman asked to remove hijab by school officials

The complaint was filed by Ashiq Meeran of Tambaram who had gone to a private school in East Tambaram to seek admission

Published on 23rd April 2022

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