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The Desk

Monthly Review: March 2022

The SC delivered Judgments on the One Rank One Pension policy and Vanniyar reservations in Tamil Nadu.

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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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Karnataka Order on Hijab Ban: Lost in Translation

DESK BRIEF: The Karnataka HC was grappling with the meaning of 'suvyavasthe' in the Gov Order meant 'Public Order'. Why was this important?

15th Feb 2022

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Mohamed Arif Jameel v State of Karnataka

Muslim students challenged a Karnataka Government Order banning hijabs in educational institutions in the state. They claimed that the ban violated their Right to Religious Expression.

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Last Updated: 20220211

Bench:N.V. Ramana CJI

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