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The 25-year-old player arrived in Spain on Tuesday after receiving what a source close to her said were warnings not to return to Iran for competing without a hijab - a headscarf mandatory under Iran's strict dress codes.
The family of Sheezan Khan, the boyfriend of popular television actor Tunisha Sharma arrested on the charge of abetting her suspected suicide, on Monday refuted the allegation's of the actor's uncle that she started wearing a hijab (headscarf worn by Muslim women) from the time she met Sh
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The alleged custodial death of 22-year-old Iranian woman Mahsa Amini, who had come visiting her brother in Tehran on September 13, 2022, fell in the crosshairs of the country's so-called morality police instead. She was arrested, allegedly for wearing her hijab (headscarf) loosely, at the po
In an intriguing new development in the Tunisha Sharma death case, lending further credence to love jihad claims, the uncle of the popular television actor, Pawan Sharma, has claimed that her behaviour and lifestyle changed after she met Sheezan Khan, her boyfriend arrested on the charge of
Updated : 3 months, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], October 13 (ANI): The two-judge bench of the Supreme Court on Thursday gave divergent views while pronouncing judgement on Hijab issues in educational institutions: Justice Hemant Gupta held that the essential religious practices of the followers of the Sikh faith cannot b
Updated : 4 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Tehran [Iran], September 17 (ANI): Controversy sparked on social media after a 22-year-old woman, Mahsa Amini, died after slipping into a coma following her detention by Iran's morality police, a dedicated unit that enforces strict dress codes for women, such as wearing the compulsory hea
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New Delhi [India], February 21 (ANI): Advocate General of Karnataka, Prabhuling Navadgi, on Monday, told the Karnataka High Court that the petitioners have not placed any material to substantiate their claim for a declaration that wearing of the hijab (headscarf) is an essential religious
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Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], January 17 (ANI): Karnataka state general secretary of Popular Front of India, Nasir Pasha on Sunday alleged that colleges here were creating unnecessary controversy over the hijab (headscarf) issue, violating the religious freedom of Muslims.
Updated : 4 years, 7 months ago IST
Pune (Maharashtra) [India], June 13 (ANI): Chess star Soumya Swaminathan has refused to be a part of the Asian Team Chess Championship, to be held in Hamadan, Iran, from July 26 to August 4, because of the compulsory-headscarf rule in the country which she said violated her personal right
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Tehran [Iran], Feb 2 (ANI): Iran police on Friday arrested at least 29 women for participating in the ongoing protest against a law that makes wearing the hijab (headscarf) compulsory.
Updated : 5 years, 2 months ago IST
Kabul [Afghanistan], Dec 3 (ANI): Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani has extended his apology to the Afghan women in the backdrop of his controversial remarks regarding the head scarf.
Barabanki (Uttar Pradesh) [India], November 24 (ANI): A school in Uttar Pradesh’s Barabanki has barred Muslim students from wearing headscarves to class, citing that they don't go with the dress code of the school.