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What did Government First Grade College, Haleyangadi, do to prevent students from dropping out over hijab issue?

 Although the students say that the High Court order is only applicable to pre-university colleges, the Court clarified that the order is confined to all institutions

Published on 17th June 2022

Hijab row: "Education important or religion?", Puttur MLA asks pro-hijab students, warns of strict action

About students lodging complaints against the journalists who went to report the protest, the MLA said that he has urged the police officials to take action against the accused

Published on 8th June 2022

Hijab row: 23 girl students suspended in K'taka for staging protest seeking permission to wear hijab in class

Last week, the girls came to the college in Puttur Taluk of Dakshina Kannada district wearing hijabs and protested for permission to wear the headscarf

Published on 7th June 2022

"May be a stray incident": Karnataka CM on two hijab-wearing students who were turned away from PU exam centre

When questioned if the girls will be allowed another chance to write the exams, he said, "Whatever the Education Minister will say on this will be our (government) stand."

Published on 23rd April 2022

Not just in colleges, will not allow hijab in public spaces soon: VP, Development Committee, Udupi's Govt PU College

Earlier in the day, two petitioners in the hijab case — Aliya Assadi and Resham — entered the examination centre to collect their hall tickets

Published on 22nd April 2022

Maharashtra: Law college principal resigns alleging 'harassment' over wearing hijab

Hammid has alleged that college management had instructed the other staff members not to cooperate with her and even her personal assistant was not helping her with routine work

Published on 25th 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

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

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

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

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

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

Were SFI, AISA students manhandled at Karnataka Bhawan during protest against Hijab Ban?

SFI's All India Joint Secretary Dipsita Dhar alleged that she, along with other students, were manhandled by the police while being detained

Published on 10th February 2022

Students hoist saffron flag in Shivamogga, Congress claims the National Flag was "replaced" to do so

The police had to resort to lathi-charge once the stone-pelting began and asked students to return home. While a few students did so, others continued vehemently protesting

Published on 9th February 2022

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