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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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Looking Ahead: The Court in March 2022

The SC is expected to deliver judgments in key cases on reservations, the One Rank One Pension Policy and the hijab ban.

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Monthly Review: February 2022

The Court engaged with State reservations policies, the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, and the Union's OROP policy.

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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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Court Goes Viral

At least two hundred thousand citizens have been tuning in daily to the Karnataka High Court’s live stream of the Hijab Ban hearings.

19th Feb 2022

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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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SC Maintains Silence on Karnataka Hijab Ban

The Supreme Court has maintained silence over the Karnataka Government's Order banning hijabs in educational institutions

16th Feb 2022

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