Friday, 19 August, 2022

Topic: Hijab

Iranian women say ‘no to hijab’, publicly remove veil to protest draconian chastity laws

Civil activists take to streets on 12 July – ‘National Day of Hijab and Chastity’ in Iran – as hardline rulers clamp down further on enforcing dress code.

Karnataka hijab petitioners turned away from exam centre, likely to lose academic year

Abhishek Hiremath, accused of making an inflammatory post that sparked communal unrest in Hubballi, allowed to take his exam Friday.

Hijab, halal, Navratri – The message is for Hindus, not Muslims, in Modi’s India

Slowly but surely, the narrative is moving away from Hindu victimhood to Hindu Triumphalism.

Karnataka hijab row shows why Opposition has not been able to mount a defence against BJP

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Girls need to be in school, hijab or not. Karnataka HC judgment a blow to diversity

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

‘Derogatory observations against Muslim women’: AIMPLB challenges Karnataka HC hijab order in SC

All India Muslim Personal Law Board attacks HC's 15th March judgment for 'closing doors' to the Muslim women who wear hijab, says court 'misdirected' itself.

Karnataka govt to give ‘Y-category’ security to HC judges who delivered hijab verdict

Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai said the decision was made after the three judges of Karnatka HC, including the chief justice, received death threats.

Our take on Hijab order, Congress crisis, EPFO interest rate – in 50 words

ThePrint view on the most important issues this week.

Forget ‘essential’, hijab isn’t that Islamic. Muslim women just made Western tees ‘halaal’

Hijab replaced the invisibility of Muslim women with a hypervisibility of religious identity. That's why Karnataka HC's judgment stands tall.

Muslim religious head calls for Karnataka bandh to protest HC’s hijab order, Dalit body backs it

Ameer-e-Shariath Sageer Ahmed Rashadi calls for ‘day-long peaceful bandh’ Thursday to ‘display anger’ against HC verdict. Muslim-owned businesses in Bhatkal remain shut Wednesday.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.