Monday, 28 November, 2022

Topic: Hijab

Iran’s basketball team the latest to protest country’s hijab laws on international platforms

The basketball team refused to sing the national anthem during a match in the capital city. It comes days after the national water polo team did the same. The protests began 16 Sep

How local hijab producers can help Indonesia’s economic woes

Only 25% of the hijabs bought by Indonesians are produced locally, which is a missed opportunity for the economy.

Iran hijab protests response to systemic oppression. Police brutality will not deter women

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

After split verdict, Hijab row breaks out during exam in Bihar college

A student claimed that objectionable remarks were made against her by a male teacher who got annoyed when she refused to take off her hijab during an exam.

‘Hijab is a fundamental right’: Urdu press praises Justice Dhulia’s opinion in split judgment

ThePrint’s round-up of how the Urdu media covered various news events through the week, and the editorial positions some of them took.

What does the Quran say about the hijab? Prophet said law of land foremost

Wearing a headscarf is a matter of personal freedom in Islam. But the Prophet always prioritised the law of the land.

In India, hijab is less about Islam, more modern Muslims’ way to wedge ‘us vs them’ divide

The recent popularity of the hijab must be understood at two levels: Its meaning within the Muslim community, and its signal to the secular State.

US’ new National Security Strategy is boring and that’s why it’s good

ThePrint view on the most important issues.

Discriminatory to not essential religious practice — what appellants, state told SC in hijab case

With Supreme Court set to deliver its verdict on the constitutional validity of the hijab ban in Karnataka educational institutions Thursday, a look back at arguments made in the case.

Triple talaq to hijab—How Hindutva reversed gains made by Muslim women’s movements

By communalising and politicising the hijab issue, Hindu groups have helped strengthen patriarchy within the Muslim community.

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Former Pakistani Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa | ISPR/Twitter

On my last day as Pakistan Army Chief, I leave Asim Munir with bigger problems than my billions

Does Indian Army Chief Gen Pande have no interest in making CPEC, cheese pizza economic corridor? I suggest him this corridor against China. Learn from us.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.