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Hijab ban

Hijab wearing students not allowed to write class 12 exams in Karnataka

YADGIR, KARNATAKA : Refusing to take off their hijab, six students in Karnataka’s Yadgir district returned home without writing their Class 12 exams on...

Karnataka: Muslim students who had challenged hijab ban in court not allowed to take final exams

Two second-year students of Government Pre-University College for Girls, Udupi who had approached the High Court of Karnataka challenging the hijab ban in educational institutions were...

Anti-Muslim communal hate on rise in India’s Karnataka State

Earlier this year, when a group of Muslim school girls in the southern Indian State of Karnataka were barred from entering the classroom wearing...

Karnataka’s communal cauldron keeps bubbling as elections approach

By K.V. Aditya Bharadwaj / The Hindu Campaigns against minority communities have been relentless in the State over the last few months Karnataka, headed for Assembly...

After hijab, halal, mangoes ripe for communal tension in Karnataka

After campaigning against the hijab, and halal and banning Muslim traders in temple fairs, Hindu organisations in Karnataka now are planning a campaign to...

Indian scholars, activists criticize school hijab ban ruling

By SHEIKH SAALIQ / The Associated Press NEW DELHI — A recent court ruling upholding a ban on Muslim students wearing head coverings in schools...

Indian scholars, activists criticize school hijab ban ruling

By Sheikh Saaliq /Associated Press NEW DELHI — A recent court ruling upholding a ban on Muslim students wearing head coverings in schools has sparked criticism from constitutional scholars...

Hijab ban interview: Why a secular court should not tell a citizen what her religion is

By Umang Poddar / Scroll On March 15, the Karnataka High Court upheld a hijab ban for educational institutions. The court argued that wearing the...

Is India Seeing A Rise In Misogyny Under Its Rising Spirit Of Nationalism?

By AVNI SINHA  / Shethe People Feminist literature that has explored nationalism has found linkages with patriarchal values and ideas of masculine toughness. The ‘nation’...