In May, the country’s supreme leader and Taliban chief Hibatullah Akhundzada approved a decree saying women should generally stay at home.
Women in Afghanistan expressed defiance on Sunday after the Taliban issued a directive ordering them to cover fully in public, including their faces, or stay indoors, saying the change would ...
Students of Daul Barbakpur High School in Naogaon’s Mahadebpur upazila were beaten up by teachers for not wearing the school dress and were not hit for wearing hijab, said the inquiry committee in ...
An Indian court on Tuesday upheld a ban on the hijab in class in the state of Karnataka, a ruling that could set a precedent for the rest of the country which has a big Muslim minority
Replying to the court’s question, advocate general said that he will substantiate how Hijab is not an essential religious practice on Monday
Schools reopened in southern India under tight security on Wednesday with public gatherings banned following protests over Muslim girls wearing the hijab in classrooms
In Bihar schools, children wear the same type of dress, said chief minister of India’s state of Bihar, Nitish Kumar
The argument that wearing a turban is allowed to the Sikhs but the Muslim girls are not being allowed to wear hijab inside the classroom is absurd, said Kerala governor Arif Mohammad Khan
The Hijab protests began on 4 February at the Government Girls PU college in Udupi district in Karnataka when some students alleged that they had been barred from attending classes
The bench said it wants the matter to be resolved at the earliest but till that time peace and tranquillity is to be maintained
India's tech hub Bangalore banned protests around schools and other educational institutions for two weeks Wednesday, a day after all high schools in Karnataka state were shut as a row over an ...
Indian National Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday lent support to Muslim girls amid the 'Hijab row' in Karnataka stating that women have the right to decide what they want ...
Malikarjun said that if any student breaks discipline or does any work against the rules, then the government should discontinue the grants
Several protests have erupted in Karnataka after some students were allegedly denied entry to college wearing hijab, a headscarf worn by Muslim women earlier this month
The men of the Institute of Public Health must wear their pants above the ankle and women must wear hijab, reaching below the ankle, according to orders issued by the institute's director