Karnataka Hijab Row News

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

Amid Karnataka HC banning burqa Mysuru college allows hijabs

Amid Karnataka HC banning burqa Mysuru college allows hijabs

Bengaluru: In the first disciplinary action against students seeking entry into colleges despite the interim order of the Karnataka high court banning any religious clothing like hijabs, saffron shawls or religious symbols inside educational institutes that prescribe a uniform, police on Friday lodged an FIR against about 20 students of

Karnataka hijab row: Several students skip classes, miss practical exams

Karnataka hijab row: Several students skip classes, miss practical exams

Bengaluru: As the controversy over Hijab continues to rage in Karnataka schools, several students skipped classes and missed their examinations across the state. While protests continued to disrupt the academic environment across the Malnad region and Mysuru, Mandya and Chamarajanagar districts, the situation was by and large peaceful. However, the

After Karnataka, Andhra students denied entry to class in hijab

After Karnataka, Andhra students denied entry to class in hijab

Vijayawada: After Karnataka, burqa ban breaks out in Andhra, as some students of Andhra Loyola College on Thursday here were denied entry inside the premises of the college while wearing a hijab. However, the students said that they have been going to college in a burqa or hijab since the

Karnataka hijab row: Schools in Udupi reopen, curfew imposed in other areas

Karnataka hijab row: Schools in Udupi reopen, curfew imposed in other areas

Bengaluru: Amid the ongoing Hijab ban controversy in Karnataka, the students of Girls Govt pre-university College in Udupi attended their classes on Thursday, as high-school reopened in the state.  However, the state police clamped prohibitory orders in Hubballi-Dharwad area under the section 144 of the CrPC within a 200m radius