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Updated : 3 months, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], April 3 (ANI): From mulling burqa ban to de-radicalisation law, the Sri Lankan government has taken several steps as part of a crackdown against 'Islamic extremism' in the aftermath of the Easter Sunday bombings of 2019.
Updated : 4 months, 1 week ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], March 18 (ANI): Pakistan's High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, Saad Khattak, publicly intervened in the country's internal affairs, commenting on a ban on the wearing of the burqa and niqab in the country and the imposition of strict state regulation on unregulated Islamic s
Colombo [Sri Lanka], March 16 (ANI): Days after Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's visit to Colombo, Sri Lanka is likely to ban the burqa on grounds of "national security".
Colombo [Sri Lanka], March 16 (ANI): The Foreign Ministry of Sri Lanka on Tuesday issued a statement on a proposed ban on wearing burqa and niqab in Sri Lanka, saying that the government is yet to impose a ban and a proposal in this regard is being discussed.
Updated : 4 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], March 13 (ANI): Sri Lanka will ban the wearing of the burqa and shut more than a thousand Islamic schools, a minister said on Saturday.
Updated : 4 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Bern [Switzerland], March 8 (ANI): Switzerland on Sunday (local time) narrowly voted in favour of banning full facial coverings including the niqab and burqa in almost all public places. As many as 51.21 per cent of voters voted in support of the controversial proposal in the referendum.
Updated : 7 months, 1 week ago IST
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], December 18 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday requested the Deputy Election Commissioner to deploy female CPF personnel in Muslim-dominated areas to verify burqa-clad voters in the forthcoming Assembly polls in the state.
Updated : 1 year ago IST
Berlin [Germany], July 23 (ANI): The western German state of Baden-Wurttemberg on Tuesday banned full-face coverings, often known as burqa or niqab, in schools, saying that the full-face Islamic covering does not belong in a free society.
Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh), July 16 (ANI): A student of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has lodged a complaint with the police against another male classmate who had used derogatory language against her on social media and threatened her that he would make her wear a 'burqa'.
Updated : 1 year, 5 months ago IST
Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Feb 20 (ANI): Two girls have filed a written complaint with police here alleging that they were harassed by miscreants for not wearing a burqa while going to school.
Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Feb 18 (ANI): The Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) of Khurja in Uttar Pradesh has warned the local men with legal action if they harass girls for not wearing burqa.
New Delhi [India], Feb 18 (ANI): Jemima Goldsmith, ex-wife of Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan shared a Lollywood film poster featuring Khan, herself and a burqa-clad woman.