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Hijab case: Will constitute SC bench soon, says CJI Ramana

The petitions challenge the Karnataka High Court's judgement banning hijabs from educational institutions and were first mentioned in front of the Supreme Court in March

Published on 2nd August 2022
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Karnataka hijab row: Muslim educational institutions seek to set up separate PUCs

About 13 institutions have written applications to the Education Department in this regard. So far, permission has been granted for only one Muslim institute to start a PU college

Published on 20th July 2022
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NEET frisking: After Kerala, another incident surfaces in Maharashtra's Washim city

Some Muslim girl students alleged that they had been asked to remove their burqas and hijabs at a NEET exam centre. Aggrieved parents filed a complaint with the local police

Published on 20th July 2022
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Next week, Supreme Court to hear pleas against Karnataka HC's order refusing to lift hijab ban 

The Karnataka High Court's verdict said that hijab was not an essential religious practice, and therefore would not be guaranteed any protection under Article 25

Published on 13th July 2022
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Hijab row at university college Mangaluru: Two Muslim girls students take NOCs, one takes TC

The NOC will enable the students to join other undergraduate colleges. They will be issued a TC when any other college approves their admission

Published on 23rd June 2022
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Five Muslim students ask for transfer certificate after being denied permission to wear hijab in Karnataka

The Special Bench headed by the Karnataka High Court Chief Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi dismissed the petition filed by the students and observed that wearing of hijab is not an essential practice in Isla

Published on 20th June 2022
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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
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Nineteen Muslim girl students in Karnataka miss studies over hijab verdict

The students are now on the verge of dropping out of the college as they have neither written exams nor attended classes for the last 3 months

Published on 16th June 2022
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Two out of three students respond to Mangalore University's show-cause notice 

On the other hand, Dr PS Yadapadithaya, Vice-Chancellor, Mangalore University, shared that students will be given more time to respond

Published on 13th June 2022
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Hijab row in Karnataka: Pro-hijab students get more time to respond to college's show-cause notice 

In another incident at Government First Grade College in Uppinangady, seven students were suspended from the college for turning up in hijab and returned to college without the headscarf

Published on 10th June 2022
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With PU colleges reopening today in Karnataka, officials on high alert to prevent row over religious attire 

PU officials even visited colleges ahead of their reopening to review preparations and will be visiting again today, June 9

Published on 9th June 2022
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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
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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
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Uppinangady college sees protests from pro-hijab students; those against it approach MLA Sanjeeva Matandoor

Today, June 6, the Joint Director of the Collegiate Education Department might visit the college with the intention to find a solution

Published on 6th June 2022
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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

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