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burqa ban

Chaos prevails in Karnataka govt PU colleges as burqa-clad students denied entry

The students complained that they were wearing hijabs to classes all through the academic year and the new decision has come all of a sudden

16 Feb 2022 12:55 PM

Muslim education group chief receives death threat over ban on face-covering attire

The circular read: any attire, which is unacceptable in public society, can't be allowed, even in the name of modernity or religious ritual.

04 May 2019 4:09 PM

Shiv Sena clarifies its 'ban on burqa' remark; calls it personal opinion

Citing a ban on burqa in Sri Lanka post deadly Easter attacks, Shiv Sena mouthpiece 'Saamna' demanded imposition of a similar ban in India.

02 May 2019 11:29 AM

Shiv Sena demands ban on burqa, backtracks

In the wake of recent terror strikes that claimed over 250 lives, the Sri Lankan government is mulling a ban on the use of burqa in the country.

02 May 2019 2:37 AM

To ban or not: Troubling questions on the burqa

Women on the Haj pilgrimage do not have to cover their faces in front of the Kaaba, the building at the centre of the Grand Mosque in Mecca.

31 Aug 2018 1:23 AM


Female students at Islamic university in Indonesia banned from wearing burqa

The university said it had 41 students using the full veil, or burqa, who would be offered counselling sessions.

07 Mar 2018 8:33 PM

'Burqa Ban' law comes into force in Austria; 150 euros fine for violation

France and Belgium have similar laws. The nationalist Alternative for Germany party is calling for one there, too.

02 Oct 2017 10:59 AM

Australian senator argues for ban of full-face Islamic coverings in public places

Three senators including Hanson argued over her bill before a majority of senators shut down debate until a later date.

14 Sep 2017 11:10 AM

German ban on full-face veils for public servants goes ahead

The law also applies to soldiers and still needs approval from the upper house of parliament.

28 Apr 2017 3:21 PM

Egypt Parliament drafts bill to ban burqa in public places

MP Amna Nosseir said that wearing the veil is not a requirement of Islam and in fact has non-Islamic origins.

10 Apr 2017 9:07 AM


During visit to Saudi Arabia, German minister refuses to wear burqa

'The right to choose one’s attire is a right shared by men and women equally,' said Ursula.

15 Dec 2016 3:56 PM

Delhi High Court rejects PIL seeking burqa ban in Delhi

The plea sought a ban on wearing face veils including burqas, helmets, hoods, etc.

16 Nov 2016 4:42 AM