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
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
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
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
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
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
France and Belgium have similar laws. The nationalist Alternative for Germany party is calling for one there, too.
02 Oct 2017 10:59 AM
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
The law also applies to soldiers and still needs approval from the upper house of parliament.
28 Apr 2017 3:21 PM
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
'The right to choose one’s attire is a right shared by men and women equally,' said Ursula.
15 Dec 2016 3:56 PM
The plea sought a ban on wearing face veils including burqas, helmets, hoods, etc.
16 Nov 2016 4:42 AM