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"
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The Karnataka board examinations for Class 10 began today amid the ongoing row over wearing Hijab in educational institutes. Around 8.73 lakh students will appear for the exams in 3,444 centres across the state. The exams will conclude on April 11. Karnataka Minister for Primary and Secondary Education B C Nagesh on Sunday reiterated that students will not be allowed to… Continue reading "Class 10 exams begin in Karnataka amid Hijab row"
The Karnataka High Court will today give its verdict on the Hijab ban issue. Hijab, or headscarves worn by Muslims, became a flashpoint when students were not allowed to enter classrooms before removing them. 5 students challenged the ban in court. Ahead of the verdict, Karnataka Home Minister Araga Jnanendra met Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai at his residence to brief… Continue reading "Karnataka HC verdict on Hijab row today"