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Hijab Ban: SC Delivers Split Verdict, Case to be Referred to CJI
While Justice Hemant Gupta proposed dismissing the appeals against the Karnataka government's order to ban students from wearing hijabs, Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia upheld the appeals and proposed the order …
‘Very Frightening’ to Enter Campus Alone: Muslim Students Recount Hijab Ban’s Impact
A study published by the People's Union for Civil Liberties said that the hijab ban is widening the social divide among communities, leading to ghettoisation of education, social isolation …
Hijab Ban: Appeals Still Pending Before SC; 5 Students Seek Transfer From Mangaluru College
Last month, the V-C of Mangalore University had said that 'special arrangements' would be made for students who want to wear hijab after the Karnataka HC ruled that students …
Can Bengaluru Ever Be ‘Namma’ Now?
A hijabi woman recounts her time in Bengaluru, a city which welcomed her but is now the cause of much heartbreak in the face of rising communalism in Karnataka.
‘Hijab Row’ in Bangladesh: Hindu Teacher Accused of Making Student Remove Niqab
Coinciding with the hijab ban in Karnataka, it appears as though the row in Bangalore may have been a direct repercussion.
Karnataka: As Class 10 Board Exams Begin, Hijab-Clad Students Forced to Change
While some students were allowed to sit for their exams after changing into their uniforms, others who were asked to change refused to sit for the exams all together.
Hijab Ban: Bleached Orange Sympathies
A poem on the hijab ban in educational institutes in Karnataka.
‘If Bangles, Turbans Allowed, Why Not Hijab?’ Muslim Students’ Counsel Asks HC
“If people wearing the turban can be in the army, why can a person wearing a religious symbol — (it’s) her right to practice her religion — not be …
Call Me Resistance
This poem is in solidarity with the women fighting against the hijab ban in the schools and colleges in Karnataka.