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Muslim woman told to remove hijab for job application in New Zealand

Muslim woman told to remove hijab for job application in New Zealand

A 25-year-old Muslim girl in New Zealand was left embarrassed after she applied for a job at a jewellery shop and was told it was a waste of time unless she removed her hijab.

Scottish police to allow hijab in uniform to draw Muslim women

Scotland police is to introduce a hijab in its uniform in an effort to attract more Muslim women to a force which is failing to reflect the diversity in the country’s population.

US man admits to ripping off woman's hijab on flight

US man admits to ripping off woman's hijab on flight

Gill Parker Payne of Gastonia, from North Carolina, pleaded guilty in a New Mexico federal court to a misdemeanour hate crime charge of using force to intentionally obstruct the woman's free exercise of her religious beliefs.

CBSE challenges Kerala HC order allowing Hijab in exam hall for AIPMT 2016

CBSE challenges Kerala HC order allowing Hijab in exam hall for AIPMT 2016

Last year, a single Judge of the Kerala High Court had allowed two Muslim girl students to wear hijab while appearing for CBSE AIPMT-2015.

All India Pre-Medical Test 2016: Now, Muslim girls can wear hijab for AIPMET but with these conditions!

All India Pre-Medical Test 2016: Now, Muslim girls can wear hijab for AIPMET but with these conditions!

In a major development, the Kerala High Court has granted permission to Muslim girls to wear hijab, for the All India Pre-Medical Test 2016. Hijab is a customary religious dress.

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.

AIPMT dress code: Minority organisation criticises SC decision

A minority organisation, which had moved the Supreme Court against CBSE's decision to ban wearing of headscarf and hijab while appearing for AIPMT examination, today criticised the apex court's order refusing to entertain the plea.

AIPMT 2015 re-test: Hijab, full sleeve shirts not allowed

The Central Board of Secondary Education on Saturday re-conducted the All India Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental Test - 2015 (AIPMT) for medical and dental courses.

AIPMT 2015: CBSE bars Keralite nun from giving exam with veil, cross

A Keralite nun was on Saturday denied permission to take the the All India Pre Medical Entrance Test (AIPMT) here after she refused to remove her veil and Holy cross as required under the CBSE's new dress code.

AIPMT 2015 re-test: No hijab, full sleeve shirts allowed

AIPMT 2015 re-test: No hijab, full sleeve shirts allowed

The Central Board of Secondary Education on Saturday re-conducted the All India Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental Test - 2015 (AIPMT) for medical and dental courses.

Kerala HC allows Muslim girls to appear for medial entrance test with hijab

The Kerala High Court on Tuesday granted conditional permission to two Muslim girls to appear for the July 25 All-India Pre-Medical Entrance Test (AIPMT) wearing hijab, a customary religious dress.

Muslim mother in UK attacked for wearing headscarf

 In a "racist" attack, a group of women in London allegedly abused, punched and kicked a Muslim woman for wearing a headscarf.

Charlie Hebdo terror attack: Would you want a world where you can't draw a cartoon?

We live in extraordinary times. These days, people get killed for making cartoons! Living in India, one is nearly psychologically inured to hearing news of terror attacks, thanks largely to the perseveringly malicious elements planted in our neighbourhood.

Islamic State nabs people for wearing trousers in Syria

The Islamic State (IS) militants have apprehended a number of people for wearing pants on the streets in Syria's eastern province of Deir Ezzor, media reported.

Incheon Asian Games: Closing Ceremony - As it happened...

Incheon Asian Games: Closing Ceremony - As it happened...

Welcome to our live coverage of the Closing Ceremony of 17th Asian Games.

2014 Asian Games: Qatar basketball players slam headscarf `insult`

2014 Asian Games: Qatar basketball players slam headscarf `insult`

Qatar`s women basketball players Thursday slammed a ban on them wearing the hijab headscarf as an "insult", after forfeiting a second Asian Games match.

Incheon Asian Games: Qatar forfeit basketball game in hijab row

Incheon Asian Games: Qatar forfeit basketball game in hijab row

The Qatar women`s basketball team refused to play in their Asian Games group match against Mongolia on Wednesday after being refused permission to wear the hijab.

Iranian hardliners form ''chastity patrols''

"Chastity patrols", created by an Iranian paramilitary group, are patrolling the streets of Iran to force women to go "well covered" in public.

'Malaysia Airlines should allow hijab for Muslim stewardesses'

Muslim women flight attendants working for Malaysia Airlines (MAS) should be allowed to wear the hijab or the Islamic head dress, a minister has said.

Thousands protest breaches of Iran`s female dress code

Thousands of religious hardliners today protested in Tehran against what they said was the flouting of Iran`s conservative female dress code, media reports said.