Hijab Ban
India  /  Published 21.06.22

No hijab, students seek college shift

Five students have informed a college in Mangalore that they would apply for transfer certificates for not being allowed to wear the hijab in classrooms, as the issue lingers on in Karnataka that has ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 03.06.22

Axe for dupatta over head

A degree college in Dakshina Kannada district has suspended for a week six students who wore their dupattas like hijabs in their classrooms, amid rekindled protests on campuses against the ban on the ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 30.05.22

Row over Hijab in Mangalore

The Hijab row escalated in Karnataka on Monday with some girl students of the Mangalore University approaching the deputy commissioner of Dakshina Kannada district seeking permission to wear the Islam...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mangaluru

Opinion  /  Published 30.04.22

Clash of civilizations

The unprecedented growth of an aggressive, anti-Muslim discourse in the aftermath of the election in Uttar Pradesh underlines an emerging form of Hindutva politics. The hijab row in Karnataka, provoca...
By Hilal Ahmed

India  /  Published 27.04.22

Supreme Court hearing on hijab ban

Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana on Tuesday assured that the batch of appeals challenging the Karnataka High Court judgment upholding the ban imposed by the state on the hijab will be heard in the S...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


India  /  Published 26.04.22

Hijab ban: SC to list pleas against HC verdict

The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to consider listing pleas challenging the Karnataka High Court verdict which had dismissed petitions seeking permission to wear hijab inside classroom. A bench com...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.04.22

2 Udupi students boycott exam

Two pre-university college students from Udupi who had approached the Karnataka High Court challenging the ban on hijab, returned from the exam centre on Friday as they were not allowed to write the e...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Udipi

India  /  Published 21.04.22

Plea against hijab ban at exam halls

One of the students who had recently moved court challenging the Karnataka government’s order against wearing the hijab has urged the administration not to spoil students’ future over a pi...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 17.04.22

Grim future

There is a strong case to be made that we are passing through the most difficult phase for Muslims in independent India. Being in the crosshairs of the dominant party of the country is a bad place to ...
By Asim Ali

Opinion  /  Published 09.04.22

Paranoia’s prisoners: What Hindutva offers to Hindus

Writing in the 1980s about the ethnic conflict in his home country, the Sri Lankan anthropologist, S.J. Tambiah, described the Sinhalese as a “majority with a minority complex”. The Sinhal...
By Ramachandra Guha


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