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Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | Don’t ‘weaponise’ hijab, time to be more flexible

The question about the hijab is a political issue. And we must get at the facts as to why and when the issue became a contentious one

17 Mar 2022 11:54 PM

Hijab not essential practice of Islam: Karnataka govt to HC

AG said that the practice of wearing hijab must pass the test of Constitutional morality & individual dignity outlined in Sabrimala verdict

19 Feb 2022 12:14 AM

Woman told to either stop wearing hijab at workplace or resign in Pak

The incident caused an uproar on social media, leading to the resignation of Chief Executive Officer Jawwad Kadir of Creative Chaos company.

20 Oct 2018 11:40 AM

Nike launches 'sporting hijab' meant to make sport more comfortable for Muslim women

Although sporting hijabs have been around for several years, Nike is the first major brand to enter this market.

17 Sep 2018 3:25 PM

Mission impossible made possible

A powerful account of an Iranian woman’s flight for freedom against wearing the Hijab under compulsion.

19 Aug 2018 1:08 AM


Mystic Mantra: Nothing veiled about the hijab

Muslim women choose to wear the hijab as a way of showing self-control, power and agency.

22 Jun 2018 1:04 AM

Why is a mysterious hijab-clad lady contesting every seat in Karnataka?

Ms Shaik is not a comical entrant of that genre. There has been widespread demand for her party’s ticket.

27 Apr 2018 12:39 AM

Targeting ‘religious identity’: Manipulated notions!

When noise is made about dress, with specific focus on its religious nature, it is important to analyse it totally.

04 Apr 2018 12:48 AM

Bombay HC allows student to attend college wearing hijab

The student also sought permission to appear for the repeated batch of the first year exam which was to be held in the summer.

16 Mar 2018 6:33 AM

Hijab wearing bodybuilder breaking stereotypes, wins at Mr Kerala

The event was organised by body lifting Association and Majiziya Bhanu won best woman fitness physique.

10 Mar 2018 3:15 PM


Indian-origin principal in UK harassed online over hijab ban in school

A complaint has now been filed with local police in Newham, east London, about emails, Facebook posts and other social media messages.

18 Feb 2018 6:24 PM

Orthodox Indonesian province makes hijab mandatory for flight attendants

Aceh is the only province in the predominantly Muslim country to implement Islamic law.

31 Jan 2018 6:28 PM

Hijab model Amena Khan pulls out of L’Oreal campaign over anti-Israel tweets

The French cosmetics giant last week selected her to be the first woman in a hijab for a mainstream shampoo campaign.

23 Jan 2018 2:38 PM

L'Oreal Paris latest ad stars Hijab-wearing model

In the advert, the model, Amena Khan, a British beauty blogger, is seen donning a pale-pink headscarf, better known as a hijab.

22 Jan 2018 9:52 AM

UK school wants govt to ban hijab, fasting for children

St Stephen's School in Newham, east London, became one of the first schools in the country to ban the hijab for girls under eight in 2016.

14 Jan 2018 4:47 PM


Unidentified assailant attacks 11-yr-old Canadian girl for wearing hijab

Police described the assailant as an Asian male of about 20, wearing a black hoodie and glasses; nearly 6 feet tall and with a medium build.

13 Jan 2018 8:19 AM

McDonald's apologises after video of staff asking woman to remove hijab goes viral

The video showing staff denying service to the woman for her attire caused outrage on social media.

03 Dec 2017 6:24 PM

A new look: Barbie now wears a hijab

Barbies have hardly been symbols of either feminism or modesty or female achievement.

24 Nov 2017 12:07 AM

New hijab-wearing Barbie modelled on Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad

Barbie makers say they will sell a doll modeled after Ibtihaj Muhammad, an American fencer who competed in last year's Olympics om hijab.

14 Nov 2017 6:11 PM

Chess player banned by Iran national team over hijab joins US team

Dorsa Derakhshani refused to wear the headscarf, known as the hijab, during a February competition in Gibraltar.

03 Oct 2017 12:19 PM