Karnataka Hijab Controversy News

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

K’taka college students wear saffron scarves to protest against hijab in class

K’taka college students wear saffron scarves to protest against hijab in class

Chikkamagaluru: A section of college students in Karnataka’s Koppa district wore saffron scarves protesting allegedly against allowing Muslim women to wear hijab inside the classroom. The Government Degree College in Balagadi, which had reportedly given in to the demand of the students with saffron scarves initially and asked women not