Uppinangady college revokes suspension of six students

Thursday, June 9th, 2022

Mangaluru : The First Grade Degree College in Uppinangady, has revoked the suspension of six students punished for wearing the hijab after they submitted an undertaking that they will follow the dress code. A total of 46 students including 29 students who had remained absent and 11 students who had maintained a distance from pro-hijab […]

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. […]

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 […]

A group attacks photo editor for conversing with Muslim girl

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014
Photo fight

Mangalore : In an incident of moral policing, a photo editor, belonging to a Hindu community was assaulted by a group of ten activists for conversing with a girl belonging to a Muslim community on Oct 7, Tuesday. The assaulted victim has been identified as Ragavendra Achar (38) owner of ‘Frontline Designer’ shop located at […]

Various organization protests against police failure over minor girl’s rape case

Friday, May 9th, 2014
minor girl's rape

Mangalore : The members of DYFI in association with SFI and the JMS staged a protest in front of the SP office on May 8, Thursday condemning the rape of a minor Muslim girl from Kolpe, Idkidu Urimajalu and the failure of police department in arresting the accused. Addressing the protestors, DYFI state vice-president Muneer […]

St.Aloysius College in city bans veils for Muslim girl students in class-rooms

Friday, April 27th, 2012
Burka Students

Mangalore: The Jesuit institute of studies in ‘St. Aloysius’ College has frowned upon wearing burqas (black veils) by female Muslim students within the teaching Class. In Bhatkal, the veil (burqa) system is practiced and worn by female lecturers and students in class-rooms. However St. Aloysius College banned the practice of black veils inside the classroom […]

Minorities Commission chairman flays inefficient officials

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011
Anwar Manippady

Mangalore : Karnataka Minorities Development Corporation chairman Anwar Manipady said that there is no compulsory rule of wearing the scarf in the class even in the Quran. The people of the community are tarnishing the image of the party by going against it. Speaking at the review meeting on the minorities department at DC office […]