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#HijabRow: Permit girls to take exams wearing hijab in the colour of school uniform, Congress urges Karnataka govt

The apex court said that exams have nothing to do with the hijab while hearing the mention of a plea seeking urgent hearing on a petition challenging the ban on sporting hijab in educational inst'

Published on 25th March 2022

Exams have nothing to do with the issue: SC refuses urgent hearing on pleas against Karnataka HC's hijab verdict

The high court had dismissed the petitions filed by a section of Muslim students from the Government Pre-University Girls College in Udupi, seeking permission to wear hijab inside the classroom

Published on 24th March 2022

#HijabRow: Protestors who boycotted exam will not be given a second chance, says Education Minister

The second-year Pre-University practical exams were conducted after the High Court's interim order that banned hijab and other religious gear from the classroom in the state

Published on 21st March 2022

Those six girls are members of a terrorist organisation: Udupi CDC VP, about hijab ban petitioners 

The BJP leader said that the intention of the girls was to destroy the education policy and to disturb the other students

Published on 17th March 2022

Hijab verdict: Student activists in Delhi say Karnataka High Court order on hijab 'disappointing'

The speakers said uniforms should be inclusive of religious and social practices in a diverse country like India

Published on 16th March 2022

Karnataka High Court verdict on hijab 'blow' to universal right to education sans discrimination: CPI(M)

The CPI(M) said this judgment gives the committees in educational institutions — which in Karnataka are headed by MLAs who may have their own sectarian agendas and biases — the right to decide about t

Published on 16th March 2022

Hijab verdict: Udupi student petitioners, Muslim girls in Shivamogga skip classes in protest

Dr CN Ashwathnarayan said that the state government will not succumb to any threat from those "who wanted the High Court order pertaining to hijab in their favour"

Published on 16th March 2022

Will consider Hijab matter after Holi vacation, says Supreme Court after petitioners claim urgency for exams

Petitions challenge the Karnataka High Court's full Bench verdict in the case, which held that wearing hijab is not a part of the essential religious practice in Islam 

Published on 16th March 2022

Karnataka: Schools, colleges reopen in Udupi after hijab verdict

In its order, the high court observed that the holy Quran does not mandate the wearing of the hijab and stated that it is a cultural practice and used as apparel for the purposes of social security

Published on 16th March 2022

Nothing more important than education, concludes Bommai after hijab row verdict. Here's what others are saying

The Karnataka High Court delivered its judgment in the highly contentious hijab case and the aftermath has seen some charged reactions from all quarters

Published on 15th March 2022

Student moves SC in opposition to K'taka High Court's judgment to uphold hijab ban

The petition has been filed by Niba Naaz, a student, through advocate-on-record Anas Tanwir

Published on 15th March 2022

#HijabRow: J&K politicians react to Karnataka High Court's hijab verdict, say it is "deeply disappointing"

National Conference (NC) leader Omar Abdullah said it was a "travesty" that the court did not uphold the basic rights of a woman to choose how she wants to dress

Published on 15th March 2022

Muslim girls in Agra training institute asked to give up burqa to attend classes after saffron scarf protests erupt

According to data compiled by the Muslim Okkoota, a total of 230 Muslim girls from Udupi are missing classes and exams this month 

Published on 15th March 2022
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Will decide on moving Supreme Court soon, will not compromise on hijab, say Udupi students on HC verdict

The verdict in the hearing of the writ petition filed by these students was declared today, with the court dismissing their petition on grounds that it lacked merit

Published on 15th March 2022

Karnataka High Court upholds prohibition of hijab in educational institutions. Here's a deep dive into the judgment

The decision means that educational institutions are allowed to stop Muslim students from wearing a hijab if they have a prescribed uniform

Published on 15th March 2022

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