The Supreme Court on Thursday delivered a split verdict on a batch of pleas challenging the Karnataka High Court judgment refusing to lift the ban on hijab in educational institutions of the state. While Justice Hemant Gupta dismissed the appeals against the HC verdict, Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia allowed them. “There is divergence of opinion,” said Justice Gupta, who was heading… Continue reading "Supreme Court delivers split verdict in Hijab row"
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A person has a right to practise religion but the question is whether it can be taken to a school having a prescribed uniform, the Supreme Court observed on Monday while hearing the case pertaining to Hijab ban in Karnataka’s educational institutions. Hearing arguments on a batch of pleas challenging the Karnataka High Court verdict refusing to lift the ban… Continue reading "‘Can you practice religion in schools with uniform?’ asks Supreme Court"
Incidents of stone pelting and use of force by police were reported as the hijab row in Karnataka escalated and protests by students spread to more colleges prompting the state government to declare a three-day holiday for all educational institutions. As the Karnataka High Court and Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai appealed to all students and people to maintain peace and… Continue reading "Hijab row: Karnataka High Court hearing today"