Burqa

Woman asked to remove burqa at Yogi Adityanath's rally in Uttar Pradesh

Woman asked to remove burqa at Yogi Adityanath's rally in Uttar Pradesh

Police said that everyone had the instructions to see that no one shows black cloth to the UP CM. 

 

Nov 22, 2017, 12:08 PM IST
Australia's Hanson wears burqa to Parliament in bid to ban them

Australia's Hanson wears burqa to Parliament in bid to ban them

Hanson sat in her seat in the assembly for about 20 minutes covered by the black burqa before removing it to call for them to be banned in public for national security reasons.

 

Aug 17, 2017, 15:26 PM IST
German Parliament backs partial burqa ban

German Parliament backs partial burqa ban

Members of Germany`s lower house of Parliament have approved a law that partially bans the full-face Islamic veil or the burqa, the media reported on Friday.

Apr 28, 2017, 11:15 AM IST
UP polls: BJP writes to EC for deployment of lady police officials at booths to check voter ID of burqa-clad women

UP polls: BJP writes to EC for deployment of lady police officials at booths to check voter ID of burqa-clad women

In a major development, BJP has written to Election Commission of India to deploy lady police officials at booths in 6th and 7th phase of Uttar Pradesh assembly elections to check voter ID of burqa-clad women.

Mar 02, 2017, 14:37 PM IST
Delhi High Court dismisses PIL for ban on burqa, says it's not public interest matter

Delhi High Court dismisses PIL for ban on burqa, says it's not public interest matter

The Delhi High Court today refused to entertain a PIL seeking a ban on burqas and other face veils in public places due to security threat to the capital, saying it is not a public interest matter.

Nov 15, 2016, 14:05 PM IST
BIZARRE! Islamic State BANS women from wearing burqas in Iraq

BIZARRE! Islamic State BANS women from wearing burqas in Iraq

The ISIS has declared full-face veil as a security risk.

Sep 07, 2016, 14:52 PM IST
Overwhelming majority of Britons favour banning burqa: Poll

Overwhelming majority of Britons favour banning burqa: Poll

The poll by YouGov found that as many as 57 percent of Britons supported "a law that bans people from wearing the burqa in the UK".

Sep 01, 2016, 17:12 PM IST

German interior minister calls for partial burqa ban

German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere came out Friday in favour of a partial burqa ban amid a fierce national debate on integration.

Aug 19, 2016, 13:25 PM IST

Switzerland enforces burqa ban

A ban on burqas has been enforced in Switzerland's Italian-speaking Ticino region with anyone wearing a full face veil being subjected to fines.

Jul 08, 2016, 13:13 PM IST
'Ban oral talaq, burqa': Sharia made by Allah, so can't be abolished - this is nonsense, says Markandey Katju

'Ban oral talaq, burqa': Sharia made by Allah, so can't be abolished - this is nonsense, says Markandey Katju

 Former Press Council of India Chairman and Supreme Court of India judge Markandey Katju sparked yet another controversy on Tuesday.

May 03, 2016, 10:25 AM IST
Seeing is believing! This is what happened to 4 non-Muslim women who wore hijab for a day

Seeing is believing! This is what happened to 4 non-Muslim women who wore hijab for a day

Are you judgmental about hijab and Muslim women? Check out this video.

Dec 18, 2015, 14:07 PM IST
Wear burqa in Switzerland and face a $9,835 fine

Wear burqa in Switzerland and face a $9,835 fine

The law also has a provision of about $9,835 fine if someone is found flouting it. The new rules also apply on the tourists visiting the region. 

Nov 26, 2015, 10:10 AM IST

Swiss region set to ban full-face veil

Switzerland's Italian-speaking region has moved a step closer to banning the full-face Muslim veil, after its Parliament gave the proposed law the thumbs-up this week.

Nov 24, 2015, 22:40 PM IST

Burqa-clad militants open fire in busy Kashmir market, 3 hurt

Some burqa-clad militants on Friday opened fire in a busy market in Pulwama, about 35 kms from here, when confronted by police, leaving three civilians, including two women injured, police said.

Oct 16, 2015, 14:29 PM IST

Court rejects ban on Muslim veil at Canadian citizenship ceremonies

An appeals court rejected the Canadian government`s ban on face coverings worn by some Muslims during citizenship ceremonies, the Canadian Press reported on Tuesday.

Sep 16, 2015, 11:17 AM IST
Chad arrests five and bans burqa after suicide bombings

Chad arrests five and bans burqa after suicide bombings

Chad said on Wednesday it had arrested at least five suspects and had banned religious burqas after suicide bombings blamed on the Islamist Boko Haram killed 34 people.

Jun 18, 2015, 01:42 AM IST

DNA: ISIS terrorists dress as women in attempt to flee battlefield‏

In the latest revelation by Iraqi forces, Islamic State fighters are dressing as women in order to escape from the battlefield.

Mar 17, 2015, 23:28 PM IST

Afghan men don burqas, take to the streets for women's rights

A group of Afghan men marched through the capital, Kabul, on Thursday to draw attention to women`s rights by donning head-to-toe burqas that for many people worldwide have come to symbolise the suppression of women.

Mar 05, 2015, 19:58 PM IST

Australian Parliament allows burqa wearers in glass enclosures

Australia's Parliament today announced new rules for visitors wearing the burqa who would now be seated in glass enclosures to view proceedings.

Oct 02, 2014, 11:33 AM IST

Australian PM Abbott not in favour of women wearing burqa in Parliament

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott today said that he wished the burqa "was not worn" in the country while indicating his view on backing a call for a ban on the Muslim veil for women inside parliament.

Oct 01, 2014, 11:36 AM IST