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Karnataka: Hijab-Clad Students Denied Entry In Udupi PU College

Jan 02, 2022 PTI

Karnataka: The students also complained that they are not being allowed to talk in Urdu, Arabic and Beary languages.

Hijab Acceptance Campaign By European Union Sparks Outrage

Nov 05, 2021 Deutsche Welle

A European Union funded anti discrimination campaign to promote Hijab's acceptance has received flak online, even by the Council of Europe.

Sri Lanka To Ban Burqa, Shut Islamic Schools: Minister Sarath Weerasekera

Sri Lanka had temporarily banned the wearing of the burqa in 2019 after the bombing of churches and hotels by Islamic militants.

COVID-19 Forced World To Adopt Masks, Why Then Niqaab Is Problematic?

May 23, 2020 Dr Farhat Bano

How will security agencies distinguish between a spiritual choice and health-related concern? Isn’t democracy once again becoming context specific where actions must square with circumstances and the values of choice, liberty and equality becoming relative once again? writes Dr Farhat Bano.

Maharashtra: 43-Year-Old American Woman Booked For Allegedly Assaulting Burqa-Clad Doctor In Pune

The American woman is mentally disturbed and undergoing treatment, an official said.

01 May, 2019

People Wearing Face-Masks Or Burqas Could Pose A Threat To National Security, Says Shiv Sena

Outlook Web Bureau

Shiv Sena alleged that many Muslims have not understood the true meaning of their religion (Islam), and have confused it with traditions and customs like burqa, polygamy, triple talaq and resistance to family planning.

29 April, 2019

Face Veil Ban Takes Effect In Sri Lanka Under New Regulation After Easter Bombings

Outlook Web Bureau

The new regulation banning any form of face covering was announced a week after the coordinated blasts hit three churches and three luxury hotels, killing over 250 people and inuring more than 500 others in Sri Lanka

20 October, 2018

In Pakistan, Woman Asked To Shun Hijab At Workplace Or Resign

Outlook Web Bureau

The incident caused an uproar on social media, leading to the resignation of Chief Executive Officer Jawwad Kadir of the Creative Choas company.

13 June, 2018

Indian Chess Player Withdraws From Iran Event Over Compulsory-Hijab Rule

Outlook Web Bureau

"Surely there is no place for an enforceable religious dress code in Sports."

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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