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‘Essentially Religious’ Hearings on the Hijab Ban

DESK BRIEF: Arguments on Religion took over half the SC time, despite all parties agreeing that it should not be the focus of the case.

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SCO Weekly: The Battle of Arguments in the Hijab Ban Case

What arguments were made in the challenge to the Hijab Ban in Karnataka? What will the Judgement focus on?

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SCO Daily: Union Begins Arguments in EWS Reservations and the Hijab Ban

Union argued that the Hijab Ban promoted equality. In the EWS Challenge, they argued that the 50% reservation limit applied only for SC/STs.

20th Sep 2022

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SC Daily Update: Day 2 of Hijab Hearings, Onus Placed on State to Accommodate Religious Practices

Plea for the case to be heard by a larger Bench, as it involves constitutional questions about accommodations for religious practices.

7th Sep 2022

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The Karnataka HC Hijab Decision and the Politics Of Citation

DESK BRIEF: Did the Karnataka High Court cite any Muslim women in its Judgment upholding the hijab ban?

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The Texts That Made The Hijab Judgment

How has the Court used key texts to understand what the hijab means for Indian Muslim women and Islam?

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How the Hijab Ban Reached the Supreme Court

DESK BRIEF: Our extensive coverage of the hijab case contains reports on Karnataka HC hearings, Judgment summary and matrix, and more.

17th Mar 2022

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The Karnataka Hijab Ban: A Timeline

We trace the Hijab Ban controversy in Karnataka through an interactive timeline.

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Essential Religious Practices—The Heart of the Hijab Ban Challenge

DESK BRIEF: The question of whether the hijab is an Essential Religious Practice appears to be at the heart of the hijab ban challenge.

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What Were the Cases Cited in the Karnataka Government Order Banning Hijabs?

The Karnataka Government Order banning the hijab cited three High Court cases that appear to be inapplicable in the present case.

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