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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

What the FAQ: What is the geography of the ban on clothing worn by women on their heads?

As the hijab row reaches its climax in Karnataka, we examine how and which forms of headgears have been received around the world

Published on 15th March 2022

Breaking: K'taka High Court upholds hijab ban in educational institutions, says it is not protected under Article 25 

The court concluded that the hijab was not an essential religious practice and thereby dismissed the petitions of the Muslim students from Udupi

Published on 15th March 2022

Breaking: K'taka High Court to deliver verdict in hijab case tomorrow. Live updates here

In its interim order, the court had prohibited the wearing of any items of religious clothing, including hijab in educational institutions with a prescribed uniform in Karnataka

Published on 14th March 2022

#HijabRow: Karnataka government issues clarification on High Court order

The issue rests in court at the moment, with the full-bench having reserved its judgment in the case on February 25

Published on 11th March 2022

Saying the hijab is essential to Islam is a disservice to working Muslim women: Kerala Governor at #ThinkEdu2022

Touching upon the National Education Policy, he said that the policy seeks to transform our education institutions into nurseries that promote Indian knowledge tradition

Published on 9th March 2022

#ThinkEdu2022: Where there is a uniform code in place, there is no question of wearing any religious attire: Karnataka Education Minister

He also spoke about the National Education Policy and insisted that it is the way forward for those who embrace it


Published on 8th March 2022

Udupi students insist on hijab, return without appearing for practical exams

College Principal Rudre Gowda told the students that he cannot allow them with hijab as it was against the high court's interim order

Published on 1st March 2022

WhatTheFAQ: What does a 'reserved judgment' mean and how long does it take for a verdict to be given?

The #HijabRow is still making headlines as it rocks Ktaka's educational institutions. The HC just finished a marathon 11-day hearing in the case and has reserved its judgment. What does that mean?

Published on 26th February 2022

Amidst row over Sikh student being asked to remove turban at this Bengaluru PU college, principal clears the air

The college got in touch with the girl's father who got back to them via email with an explanation about the sacredness of the turban as the girl is an Amritdhari (baptised) Sikh

Published on 26th February 2022

#HijabRow: K'taka High Court reserves judgment on Day 11 of hearing. Here's where the case stands

The Bench has asked for written submissions from the counsels and for any Intervention Applications

Published on 25th February 2022

#HijabRow: Arguments reach stalemate in K'taka High Court. Will hijab verdict be out tomorrow?

The full judge Bench has said that they will finish hearing the case tomorrow. They have also received a sealed envelope containing details on the complaint against the CFI

Published on 24th February 2022

Order banned only hijabs and saffron shawls: Bengaluru college allows Sikh turban on campus

The college also contacted the girl’s father who responded with an email explaining the importance and sacredness of the turban as the girl is an Amritdhari (baptised) Sikh

Published on 25th February 2022

Here's what Manish Sisodia said about viral video of girl alleging she was asked to remove hijab in Delhi school 

The minor girl who studies in a Delhi government school in Mustafabad alleged in a video, which has gone viral since then, that she was asked to remove hijab by her teacher

Published on 25th February 2022

#HijabRow: Interim order applies to all institutions where uniform has been prescribed, including degree colleges, court clarifies

On Day 9 of the hijab petition hearing, the court was also informed about teachers being asked to remove their hijab and has clarified that the order applies to students alone

Published on 23rd February 2022

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