Karnataka hijab row: Split verdict by SC; Justice Gupta upholds ban, Justice Dhulia says ‘matter of choice’ | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday passed a split judgment on a bunch of appeals challenging restriction on Muslim girl students wearing hijab in educational institutes in Karnataka. Justice Hemant Gupta upheld the Karnataka government circular enforcing uniform and banning all religious dresses, including hijab. He dismissed the 26 appeals filed against the judgment […]

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Iran targets celebs, media for unrest over hijab death

PARIS: Iran stepped up pressure on celebrities and journalists on Thursday over the wave of women-led protests sparked by outrage over the death of Mahsa Amini after she was arrested by the Islamic republic’s morality police. Filmmakers, athletes, musicians and actors have backed the demonstrations, and many saw it as a signal when the national […]

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Mahsa Amini Died Of “Blow To The Head” After Hijab Arrest, Says Family

Iranian authorities have denied all involvement in Mahsa Amini’s death. (File) Solomon: Iranian Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini was visiting Tehran with her family when she encountered the notorious morality police and died after a “violent blow to the head”, her cousin living in Iraq said. “Jhina’s death has opened the doors of popular anger,” said […]

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Iran Hijab Protests: At least 26 dead during protests over Mahsa Amini death in Iran | World News

TEHRAN: Iranian state television suggested that the death toll of protests over the death of a 22-year-old woman in police custody has risen to over two dozen, without providing more information as the unrest continues. An anchor on Iran’s state television suggested the death toll from the mass protests could be as high as 26 […]

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Karnataka hijab ban: Supreme Court reserves verdict on pleas challenging High Court judgement | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its verdict on a batch of petitions challenging the Karnataka High Court judgement refusing to lift the ban on hijab in educational institutions of the state. On March 15, the high court had dismissed petitions filed by a section of Muslim students from the Government Pre-University Girls […]

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Supreme Court Asks Lawyers To Wrap Up Arguments Over Hijab Row

Hijab Row: The Supreme Court bench said that it will give 1 hour to complete the argument tomorrow. New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the counsel appearing for the petitioners in the Karnataka hijab ban controversy to wrap up their rebuttal arguments within an hour tomorrow, saying “we are losing our patience”. The […]

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Hijab ban row: Petitioners allege ‘pattern’ to marginalise minority community | India News

NEW DELHI: Asserting that the hijab is the “identity” of Muslims, senior advocate Dushyant Dave told the Supreme Court on Monday that various acts of omission and commission of the Karnataka state authorities showed a “pattern to marginalise the minority community”. The apex court was hearing arguments on a batch of petitions challenging the Karnataka […]

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Iranian Women Cut Hair, Burn Their Hijabs

Iranian women cut off their hair and set fire to their hijabs in a symbolic gesture of protest. Protests have broken out in Iran after the death of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old woman, in which Iranian women are publicly removing their hijabs and burning them. Ms Amini was arrested by Iran’s “Morality Police” for “improperly” donning […]

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22-Year-Old Iranian Woman Mahsa Amini Dies After Being Beaten By Police Over Hijab Law

22-year-old Mahsa Amini was arrested on Tuesday by so called Iranian morality police. Tehran: A young Iranian woman who fell into a coma after being arrested in Tehran by the notorious morality police died on Friday, state media and her family said, with activists urging those responsible for her “suspicious” death be brought to justice. […]

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