Karnataka High Court
India  /  Published 22.02.22

Hijab not under Art 25: K'taka

The Karnataka government on Tuesday told the High Court that there is no restriction on wearing Hijab in India with reasonable restrictions subject to institutional discipline and dismissed the charge...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Bengaluru

India  /  Published 21.02.22

Hijab not esssential: K'taka

The Karnataka government on Monday reiterated that Hijab is not an essential religious practice and said religious instructions should be kept outside the educational institutions. "This is our ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Bengaluru

India  /  Published 19.02.22

Lecturer quits over hijab

The Karnataka government had on Thursday directed students of schools managed by the minority welfare department not to wear religious clothing like the hijab. This is apart from the schools and pre-u...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 18.02.22

No uniform but still ‘no’ to hijab

A large number of colleges refused entry to hijab-clad girls on Thursday although chief minister Basavaraj Bommai had told the Assembly a day earlier that the Karnataka High Court order restraining st...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 17.02.22

Open letter over hijab humiliation

Over 700 law professionals and students have written an open letter condemning the public humiliation of Muslim women who are disallowed to enter educational institutions in Karnataka over the hijab c...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


India  /  Published 16.02.22

Support for lawyer facing hijab hate

Twitter user Narayan Rao offered the counterview. “I am also a Konkani, and on behalf of the community, I am sorry for all the bigots who voted for Modi and think the BJP will save Hindus and Hi...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 16.02.22

Letters to the editor: Good to see diverse groups celebrating love without fear of censure

Spread the love Sir — Every year on Valentine’s Day, advertisements are replete with youthful, heteronormative and able-bodied couples showing their love for each other. Even if there is ...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 15.02.22

Hijab removed at school gates

Schools in the state forced Muslim students to remove their hijabs in keeping with Karnataka High Court’s interim order against wearing any religious clothing, as classes up to tenth standard re...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

India  /  Published 14.02.22

Hijab: High court defers hearing

The Karnataka High Court on Monday adjourned hearing on petitions challenging hijab ban in schools and colleges till tomorrow, news agency ANI reported. During the hearing, advocate Dev Datt Kamat wh...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.02.22

SC: Will protect citizens’ rights

The Supreme Court on Friday declined fresh pleas for dealing with the hijab row but assured that it would protect the “constitutional rights” of citizens and deal with the matter at an &ld...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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