Thursday, June 20, 2024

Topic: Hijab ban

“It’s Islamophobia”: Rajasthan school students confront teachers demanding Hijab ban, resist Hindutva mob shouting slogans

On Saturday, February 17, multiple videos of Hijab-wearing students protesting outside a government school in Jodhpur's Pipar town of Rajasthan surfaced on social media.

“Protest against hatred…,” says 14-year-old Muslim girl in Jaipur who chants “Hijab is our honour”

Nazia Khan, a student of 9th Standard at Gangapol Senior Secondary Girls School said: “Protesting against things and people who don't adhere to the constitution or democracy is the right thing to do.”

Rajasthan: Muslim students protest against BJP MLA after he objects to hijabs in schools

On Monday in Jaipur, dozens of Muslim female students protested against Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Balmukund Acharya, who objected to students wearing hijabs at a government school in Rajasthan.

Hijab ban to be lifted in Karnataka, says CM Siddaramaiah: “You can wear Hijab and go”

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday said that his government will withdraw the ban on hijab. The ban was first imposed by the BJP government in the state's educational institutions in 2022.

Bihar: Muslim student barred from NET exam for refusing to remove hijab

A Muslim female student in Patna accused the University Grants Commission-National Eligibility Test (UGC-NET) officials of barring her from the exam for refusing to...

No ban on hijab, clarifies Karnataka minister after exam panel’s dress code order

There was no ban on hijabs during recruitment exams for boards and corporations, said Karnataka Higher Education Minister MC Sudhakar hours after the Karnataka Examination Authority’s new dress code banned all forms of head cover.