Hijab Decree: Taliban wants to erase girls from public life in Afghanistan, says Malala Yousafzai; urges world leaders to take action
Malala Yousafzai said Taliban wants to keep girls out of school and women out of work, deny them the ability to travel without a male family member, and to force them to cover their faces and bodies completely
Amit Shah during this trip is likely to meet senior party leaders including Bommai and BS Yediyurappa, and assess the BJP's preparations for the elections
The students had urged the officials to allow them to write the exams wearing hijab but were sent out of the campus and were denied permission to write their exams
Arif Mohammad Khan described the ongoing 'azaan' controversy in Karnataka as a "non-issue"
Karnataka High Court had passed the judgment on 15 March that wearing of hijab is not a part of essential religious practice in Islamic faith and thus, it is not protected under the Article 25 of the Constitution.
A total of 8.73 lakh students will appear for the SSLC examination starting from 28 March in as many as 3,444 exam centres across Karnataka
Reflections on the Hijab ban: In fashion world, an act of cultural pride subverts logic in a polarised world
For young Muslim women in India caught between the state and society, there is little space for them to define themselves outside of the hijab.
The hijab row has moved from classrooms to the top court. The Karnataka High Court's decision to uphold the ban on the headscarf has been challenged in the Supreme Court
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 high court said that wearing Hijab is not an essential religious practice of Islam and that no compelling case was made out for invalidating the government order.
Nehruvian secularism places Muslims not as equals but as a permanent minority to Hindus: Arif Mohammad Khan
The Kerala Governor says that the kind of secularism pursued in India creates distrust among Hindus and Muslims, placing one against another as competitors for national resources
The girl's family is said to be of the stand that their daughter will not remove the turban and is taking legal opinion with the High Court and government order not mentioning anything about Sikh turbans
The ongoing hijab row is as dangerous as is worrisome to the true essence of uniformity and unity in diversity
On 1 January, six girl students of a college in Udupi attended a press conference held by the CFI in the coastal town protesting against the college authorities denying them entry into classrooms wearing hijab
The hijab controversy is the last-ditch effort to keep Muslim women under suppression; the Uniform Civil Code is the only way out
The advocate general said only essential religious practice gets protection under Article 25, which guarantees citizens to practice the faith of their choice
The time is right in India to empower Muslim women by focusing on real issues that would propel their all-round growth
Advocate General Prabhuling Navadgi, while arguing on behalf of Karnataka government, said that the practice of wearing hijab is not an essential religious practice of Islam and preventing its use did not violate Article 25 of the Indian Constitution
Now, two Andhra students complain of not being allowed to wear traditional clothes; principal dismisses allegation
It is a practice in the college for girl students to change out of their traditional clothes before entering the class. It is possible that the two students raised a false alarm to avoid punishment for being late, police said