Hijab : Two girls receive NOC, one issued TC at University College

Thursday, June 23rd, 2022

Mangaluru : Two Muslim girls have taken no objection certificates and one has been issued with a transfer certificate from University College, Hampankatta. Anasuya Rai, principal of the college, said that two Muslim girls were given NOC, and one of the girl’s, who conducted the press meet, objecting to the uniform rule at the college, […]

24 girl students suspended for demanding permission to wear hijab

Tuesday, June 7th, 2022

Mangaluru : The Uppinangady Government First Grade College management has suspended 24 girl students, who staged a protest demanding permission to wear hijab inside classrooms last week. The Puttur BJP MLA and the College Development Committee (CDC) chairman Sanjeeva Matandoor told on Tuesday, “The students staged a demonstration. So they were suspended on Monday.” According […]

Ban on hijab : Muslim girl students skip preparatory exams

Saturday, March 19th, 2022
Uppinangady Hijab

Mangaluru : Muslim girl students in most of the 197 pre-university (PU) colleges across Dakshina Kannada skipped preparatory exams on the second consecutive day on Friday, after their demand to take the test in hijab was turned down. These include about 25 second PUC students from Uppinangady PU college, who staged a dharna on the campus. […]

We will follow our Holy Quran, not government order : Hijab protester girl

Tuesday, March 15th, 2022
Hijab Girls

Udupi :   “We were confident of getting a favourable verdict. We will not enter the classroom without Hijab. We will fight legally. There is mention in the Quran to cover our body. If there was no necessity to wear Hijab, we would not have covered our heads. We would not have fought for it if […]

CCTV footage shows six girls didn’t wear hijab in past

Tuesday, February 15th, 2022
Hijab in School

Mangaluru : BJP MLA and Chairperson of the Government Women’s PU College, Udupi, Raghupathi Bhat on Monday claimed that the college administration had evidences to counter the claims of six girls, who were barred from entering the classrooms last month for wearing the hijab. “No Muslim girl was wearing hijab in the classrooms. The CCTV camera footage of 45 […]

Burkha and Hijab inside classroom, MGM College closed

Tuesday, February 8th, 2022
mgm College

Mangaluru :  After a group of students arrived wearing saffron turbans and shawls to counter the students wearing burkha, tension prevailed outside Mahatma Gandhi Memorial (MGM) College in Udupi on Tuesday. As the students demanded that they should be allowed to wear the hijab inside the classroom, the college authorities rushed at the entrance to […]

Muslim girl complains to DC against Ban on hijab

Friday, April 26th, 2019
Fathima Fazeela

Mangaluru : A student has complained to the district administration that she was denied re-admission to second-year PU to a college in the city after she refused to attend classes without the hijab (headscarf). However, the college principal said the student was told several times that wearing the hijab in college wasn’t permitted. In a […]

Sullia MLA asked Principal to resolve the shawls issue

Sunday, September 4th, 2016
S Angara

Sullia : A meeting of the members of the college development committee and the parent teachers’ association on Saturday remained inconclusive on the issue of boys wearing saffron shawls to protest against girls wearing hijab at a government college near Bellare. Some undergraduate and postgraduate students of Dr. Shivaram Karanth Government First Grade College, Peruvaje, […]