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Karnataka gov't decides to allow students in hijab to write exams; Hindu groups stage protest

RDS Founder Santosh Kenchamba said the issue is being highlighted again by the state government ahead of the Lok Sabha elections to garner the votes of the minority community

Published on 26th October 2023

Goa school students protest against unjustified suspension of principal

The protesting students said that they were not forced to wear a hijab but a scarf when attending workshop at a mosque

Published on 14th September 2023

Karnataka HC quashes case against two for painting 'Hijab is our dignity' on school walls

The headmaster alleged that when all the students had left the school at about 5.45 pm on March 15, 2022, the walls were clean

Published on 30th August 2023
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Tamil Nadu: Women asked to remove hijab before appearing for Hindi exam

The incident took place on Sunday in Tiruvannamalai district where an examination was being conducted by Dakshina Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha

Published on 21st August 2023

Hijab ban?: Lakshadweep introduces new school uniform; MP Faizal calls it “autocratic decision”

Mohammed Faizal, a representative of the UT in the Lok Sabha claimed that there was a ban on headscarves and hijabs for female students studying in schools that come under the education department  

Published on 12th August 2023

CFI to challenge PFI ban in court, calls it "undemocratic and anti-constitutional"

CFI rejected the allegations against it in connection with PFI and termed them "baseless and fabricated"

Published on 29th September 2022

Kerala: Gov't medical college students file plaint over leaked letter asking for hijab-like scrubs during surgery

After submitting the letter to the principal, the letter surfaced on the social media handles of a BJP spokesperson

Published on 1st July 2023

Ganga Jamuna School hijab row: NCPCR summons Damoh collector

Ganga Jamuna School in MP's Damoh hit the headlines after purported posters of the school went viral on social media

Published on 30th June 2023

After requests to wear hijab for surgery, expert talks about how such demands come from all

Demands like sandalwood paste on the forehead during surgery and requests to wear other religious habits are not uncommon 

Published on 30th June 2023

Kerala: Female medicos ask permission to wear hijab, long-sleeve scrubs for surgery

A group of women from the college wrote to the principal, urging her to allow them to cover their heads in the operation theatre

Published on 28th June 2023
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Ganga Jamna School row: Three, including school principal, arrested in MP

The controversy erupted when a few posters of the school went viral on social media where some Hindu girls were allegedly seen wearing hijabs

Published on 12th June 2023

Abaya ban in Jammu and Kashmir school creates stir

The PDP President Mehbooba Mufti called it an attack on religious freedom

Published on 8th June 2023

MP school uniform row: Three BJP functionaries face police case for attacking DEO with ink

The incident occurred on Tuesday afternoon as DEO SK Mishra's vehicle was leaving the office premises and Amit Bajaj, the BJP VP in Damoh district, claimed responsibility for the attack

Published on 7th June 2023

Karnataka hijab ban: We will decide in favour of students, says Edu Min

"We will also pursue the matter legally keeping the interest of all students in mind," he said

Published on 30th May 2023

Ban on Hijab is banning individual liberty, freedom: Kerala Governor

During his visit to Kaushambi in Uttar Pradesh, the governor put forth his opinion amidst talks of revoking Hijab ban in Karnataka

Published on 26th May 2023

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