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Dress Code
Opinion  /  Published 17.03.22

On edge: Hijab

A secular republic with diverse religions walks a razor’s edge. The edge becomes visible occasionally, as in the Karnataka High Court’s judgment on the challenge to the ban on wearing the&...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 16.03.22

Letters to the Editor: Corporate dress codes are self-defeating

Needless rules Sir — Most corporate offices require their employees to adhere to a strict dress code. While both men and women must don professional attires, there are a few more rules that wom...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 24.10.21

Dress code set for Puri sanctum priests

The Puri Shree Jagannath Temple administration has implemented a dress code for its servitors who have to enter the sanctum sanctorum for performing rituals. All these servitors will be required to w...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Style  /  Published 11.07.20

Confidence plus style

The coloured trousers and spaghetti tops purchased years ago still have their tags on: the certain sign of unfulfilled wishes, under-confidence and body shame. But today 29-year-old fashion blogger Rh...
By Chandreyee Ghose

Style  /  Published 28.03.19

Bruised feet hit back

A successor to the #MeToo movement has come from the women of Japan, who are protesting the tradition of wearing high heels to work. #KuToo started in January when Yumi Ishikawa, a 32-year-old model ...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 18.03.19

Women's movement against office shoe rules

Sir — Women are condemning the dress code for female employees prevalent in many Japanese firms — they stipulate that women must wear high heels to work — through an online movement. The campaig...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 13.01.20

Dress code for Kashi pilgrims

The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to enforce a dress code for devotees of Kashi Vishwanath if they want to touch the shivalinga during prayer. The men have to be in dhoti-kurta and the women mu...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 21.12.18

Women in hijab ‘stopped’ at NET exam centres

At least two Muslim women were unable to take the National Eligibility Test (NET) for the recruitment of assistant professors after they were allegedly told to remove their hijab, or headscarf, at the...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi


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