The locals saw the person roaming around at the Dussehra fair in a burqa. On suspicion, they caught the man and handed him over to police
The women-led protests in Iran erupted after Mahsa Amini, 22, died three days after her arrest by the notorious morality police in Tehran for allegedly breaching the Islamic republic's strict dress code for women
Mahsa in Iran, Rupali in India: Hindu woman killed by Muslim husband for not wearing burqa in Mumbai
Iqbal Mohammad Sheikh married Rupali Chandanshive after they fell in love three years ago. The couple also have a two-year-old son from the marriage. However, due to undue pressure for wearing burqa, Rupali was living separately with her child for the past few months
Ali had got a job away from his home and before moving out, he wanted to meet his girlfriend in same village under Sidhauli Police Station area.
The decree calls for women to only show their eyes and recommends they wear the head-to-toe burqa
The decree says that women should leave the home only when necessary, and that male relatives would face punishment for women's dress code violations
The question of allowing hijab in secular institutions should at once be answered by a resounding ‘no’
The Karnataka High Court has upheld the ban on hijab in educational institutions. Across the world, several countries have passed laws that discourage wearing face coverings
The hijab controversy is the last-ditch effort to keep Muslim women under suppression; the Uniform Civil Code is the only way out
Forget the women, even Muslim men get threatened and boycotted for criticising anything about Islam
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The issue is not whether hijab is central to Islam or not. The issue is that a law made in the seventh century can’t — and shouldn’t— be applicable in the 21st century
Hijab row: Karnataka HC bench to hear case on 10 Feb; protests barred near Bengaluru schools, colleges for 14 days
The three-judge bench will hear petitions at 2:30 pm. Earlier, a single-judge bench declined to pass interim orders to allow hijab-clad girls to attend classes
The controversy over wearing hijab in Karnataka educational institutions is far from over even as the state government declared a three-day holiday for all educational institutions on Tuesday
The debate on hijabs, which has been fuelled after students in Karnataka alleged they weren't allowed in class owing to their dress code, has been ongoing with many European nations imposing full or partial bans on face veils
'Not our culture': Afghan women tweet pictures of kaleidoscopic robes to protest Taliban's burqa diktat
In a campaign started by Dr Bahar Jalali, hundreds of women are using hashtags like #DoNotTouchMyClothes and #AfghanistanCulture along with their pictures in colourful traditional dresses
Swiss voters appear to narrowly back proposal to ban face coverings in public, projects national broadcaster
If implemented, the measure will outlaw covering one's face in public places like restaurants, sports stadiums, public transport or simply walking in the street
Rethinking the hijab: COVID-19 made masks ubiquitous; will it also spur shift in assumptions about veiled faces?
To broach the topic about the veil meaning something more than a mere clothing choice seems somewhat an exhausting exercise now, one marred by debates that insist upon centralising the hijab as the server of patriarchal functions.
Shiv Sena calls for burqa ban in India for 'national security', says after 'Ravan's Lanka', 'Ram's Ayodhya' should make veils illegal
The Shiv Sena in its mouthpiece Saamna has sought a ban on wearing burqa in India citing the example of Sri Lanka where all types of face veils were banned by the government following the Easter Sunday terror attack.
Video of Uttar Pradesh police officer abusing, hitting Muslim woman with stick goes viral; probe ordered
Earlier as well, a video had surfaced on social media and gone viral as it showed Meerut police personnel abusing and slapping a young girl for allegedly having a Muslim partner.