Hijab row

Hijab Ban To Stay In Karnataka Colleges; HC Says ‘Not Essential Religious Practice’

BENGALURU: Hijab is not an essential religious practice in Islam, the Karnataka High Court ruled on Tuesday, in a setback to Muslim girl students who had challenged a ban on wearing the headscarf in classrooms. The high court had temporarily banned religious clothes, including hijab and saffron headscarves, in colleges classrooms in the state last …

‘If a uniform is prescribed, students have to follow it’: Karnataka HC Chief Justice

BENGALURU: Amid the ongoing hijab row in Karnataka, the High Court Chief Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi said that all students must follow the uniform code where it is prescribed. “The order is clear. If a uniform is prescribed, they have to follow it, whether it is degree college or PU college,” he said. He, however, …

Kashmir: Class 12 Topper Trolled For Not Wearing ‘Hijab’

SRINAGAR: Aroosa Parvaiz, the class 12 topper of Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education, is being virulently trolled by a section of people after her picture, in which she’s not wearing hijab, appeared on the Internet. Her picture was taken after she was declared the topper by the Board. What meant to be a …

No ‘Hijab’ or Religious Clothing Allowed in Colleges Till Matter is Decided: Karnataka High Court

BENGALURU: Amid the ‘hijab’ row that has been raging through the state, the Chief Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi on Thursday passed an order that colleges in Karnataka can reopen but no student can wear any piece of clothing that symbolises religion till the matter is pending before the court. “We will pass an order that …