Karnataka High Court News

“Don’t Sensationalise”: SC refuses to hold early hearing on Hijab Ban

“Don’t Sensationalise”: SC refuses to hold early hearing on Hijab Ban

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday refused an early hearing on petitions challenging the Karnataka High Court verdict on the state government’s ban on hijabs inside classrooms. The petitioners had sought early listing of the issue citing upcoming school examinations.  Senior advocate Devadutt Kamat mentioned one of the cases

Ban on hijab does not violate Article 25 of Constitution: K’taka govt in HC

Ban on hijab does not violate Article 25 of Constitution: K’taka govt in HC

Bengaluru: As the controversy continues to simmer over wearing hijabs in educational institutions, 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. The hearing has been adjourned to Wednesday, February 23. Countering the

Wearing hijab not essential practice of Islam: Karnataka govt tells High Court

Wearing hijab not essential practice of Islam: Karnataka govt tells High Court

Bengaluru: Defending the banning of burqa inside the educational institutes, the Karnataka government contended before the high court on Friday, that wearing the hijab is not an essential religious practice of Islam and preventing it does not violate the constitutional guarantee of religious freedom. “We have taken a stand that

Karnataka: High Court defers hearing on hijab row to tomorrow

Karnataka: High Court defers hearing on hijab row to tomorrow

Karnataka: The Karnataka high court on Wednesday, February 16, deferred the hearing on Hijab petitions for Thursday. During the hearing advocate Ravivarma Kumar while appearing on the behalf of petititoners, said that the “government is picking on hijab alone,” news agency reported. “Hindu girls wearing bangles and Christian girls wearing