Friday, 21 January, 2022

Topic: Hijab

Young Muslims saying my hijab my choice because French politicians are obsessed with the veil

French politicians are nervous about ideas of critical race theory influencing the development of Muslim identity that sees itself part of racialised othering.

Hijab-clad girl in viral photo with Maharashtra Police is not breaking any dress code

Buldhana district administration had implemented an initiative in March to give young girls in government schools the chance to play Collector and Superintendent of Police for a day.

On World Hijab Day, women across the globe are polarised

While World Hijab Day calls on women from all faiths to cover their head for a day on 1 February, several women are trending #NoHijabDay on social media.

Where’s your hijab — the question I face the most as a Muslim woman online

Covering my head is a conversation I’ve never had with family or friends. The hijab debate only happens with strangers trying to counter me politically.

How a Muslim doctor in Kerala is fighting against the ‘un-Islamic’ face veil

Dr Fazal Gafoor, chairman of Kerala's Muslim Education Society, says Quran doesn't mention the use of face veils and the trend has come to India from Arab countries.

Modi’s Trinamool MLA claim belittles post of PM

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Criticising Vogue Arabia cover or New Zealanders donning hijabs reveal our liberal hypocrisy

Everyone loves a young (hijabi) woman who can be rescued, everyone loves a project. 

Hijab not simply about religion, Muslim women wear it for several reasons

While Muslim religious texts are not entirely clear on the question of veiling, Muslim women embrace Hijab as a part of their ethnic identity.

Iranian women protest against compulsory hijab & China responds to Trump’s trade war shots

Global giants USA and China continue their trade war and Sweden spies on South Korea's training at FIFA.

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Joe Biden’s first year as US president has been disappointing

Biden was elected because he promised to move on from Trump’s poisonous politics. No task is more important. And this means resisting the call of the hard left.
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India’s bond market has Rs 2.25 trillion riding on index inclusion

Analysts expect the world’s last big emerging market to finally get the nod to join global indexes this year or early 2023 by providers such as JPMorgan Chase and FTSE Russell.


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Won’t be silent if rules-based order challenged, envoy Lindner says as German warship visits

In an exclusive interview, the German ambassador to India said port call of the German warship Bayern in Mumbai shows the significance of the Indo-Pacific region.
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Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.