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May 10, 2019
Ban the Burqa, and Let Women ‘Breathe’Till the day women continue to don the burqa or ghoonghat, they will be treated as sexual objects, as slaves dedicated to men. Governments and societies cannot allow this
May 01, 2019
Shiv Sena calls for burqa ban in India for 'national security', says after 'Ravan's Lanka', 'Ram's Ayodhya' should make veils illegalThe 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.
Nov 04, 2018
Video of Uttar Pradesh police officer abusing, hitting Muslim woman with stick goes viral; probe orderedEarlier 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.
Jun 01, 2018
Denmark bans Islamic full-face veil in public spaces; move slammed by human rights activistsDenmark, on 31 May became the latest European country to ban the Islamic full-face veil in public spaces in a move slammed by human rights campaigners as "a violation of women's rights".
Mar 21, 2018
Nature of Indian polity and lack of education means India will not groom Muslim leaders like the UK's Sadiq KhanBJP is using Hindutva to divide Muslims and Hindus, much like secular parties like Congress used the distorted practice of secularism to divide Indians.
Aug 02, 2017
Bus seat under my burqa: Norway anti-immigration group mocked for mistaking empty chairs for women wearing veilsA Norwegian anti-immigration group has been widely mocked after a member of the group mistook a photograph of empty bus seats for six women wearing burqas.
Jun 12, 2017
Norway govt proposes ban on 'face-covering Muslim veils' in educational institutionsAfter France and the Netherlands, Norway aims to ban face-covering Muslim veils in kindergartens, schools and universities, the government said on Monday
Apr 28, 2017
German parliament backs partial burqa ban, Merkel says 'they're not appropriate in her country'Members of Germany's lower house of parliament have approved a law that partially bans the full-face Islamic veil or the burqa
Apr 23, 2017
UK far-right party UKIP to make burqa-ban a manifesto pledge in Britain electionsUKIP believes garments such as the burqa are a barrier to social harmony and a security risk.
Feb 15, 2017
Travels of a political pilgrim: Is rise of religiosity on AMU campus a precursor to another 'Partition'?The rise of burqas and skullcaps on Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) campus could lead to another 'partition' of India, which need not be territorial.