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Indian court upholds state hijab ban in schools

An Indian court upheld on Tuesday a ban on wearing of the hijab in classrooms in the southern state of Karnataka, a ruling that...

After Muslim Hijab, Sikhs’ Kirpan row surfaces in India

After hijab controversy in Indian state of Karnataka, another row erupted over Sikh’s Kirpan (sword or dagger) during provincial assembly elections being held in various...

Kuwait MPs seek ban on BJP members entry into country

A group of powerful Kuwaiti parliamentarians has demanded the government put an immediate ban on the entry of any member of the ruling Bharatiya...

Schools reopen in Karnataka amid hijab row

Senior schools reopened in the Indian state of Karnataka on Wednesday a week after authorities closed them in the face of protests against a...

Karnataka hijab controversy is polarising its classrooms

How do you sit in a classroom with people who shouted slogans against your right to wear a hijab? That's the question troubling Saima, whose...

Muslims protest in Koltkata, Delhi, Mumbai against hijab ban

The outrage and resentment over a ban on wearing hijab at schools in an Indian state is spreading, not just in India itself but abroad...

Pakistan condemns ‘reprehensible’ act of banning hijab in India

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) on Wednesday summoned Indian Charge d’ Affaires Suresh Kumar to convey the government of Pakistan's grave concern and condemnation...

Schools shut in southern India as hijab ban protests intensify

Authorities in southern India ordered schools to shut on Tuesday as protests intensified over a ban on hijab that has outraged Muslim students. The stand-off...

RSS goons harass burqa-wearing student in Karnatka

A video of a burqa-wearing Muslim student, who was heckled by Hindu far-right goons in India’s southern Karnataka state, has stirred an outrage and...

Islamophobia in India, hijab wearing students barred from attending classes

Islamophobia is rising in Modi-led India as three Muslim students were refused permission to attend classes for wearing hijab, or headscarf.  When A H Almas,...

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