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Norway hairdresser fined for turning away client in hijab

Norway hit a hairdresser with a roughly 1,000-euro fine today after she was convicted of discrimination for turning away a Muslim client wearing a headscarf.

Huge controversy breaks out as Mangaluru college bans hijab, beard; protests on

Huge controversy breaks out as Mangaluru college bans hijab, beard; protests on

Hundreds of people on Sunday gathered in front of a Mangaluru college and protested against the college administration after a ban was imposed on hijab and beard in the campus. 

France`s highest court to rule Friday on burkini ban

The State Council began hearing arguments Thursday from the Human Rights League and an anti-Islamophobia group which are seeking to reverse a decision by the southern town of Villeneuve-Loubet, near Nice, to ban the Islamic swimsuit.

Police Scotland make hijab part of official uniform

There are currently six female Muslim officers working for Police Scotland - but none of them wear the hijab either on duty or outside the force.

Hate crime: Hijab-clad mother-daughter assaulted, called 'ISIS' in US

A hijab-clad mother-daughter duo was assaulted, spit at and called 'ISIS' by a woman here in an alleged hate crime incident, the latest in the US amid growing concerns over rising Islamophobic rhetoric.

PHOTOS: Breaking Barriors at Rio Olympics - Ibtihaj Muhammad creates history, wears hijab at mega event

PHOTOS: Breaking Barriors at Rio Olympics - Ibtihaj Muhammad creates history, wears hijab at mega event

In what could be termed as an unprecedented event, Ibtihaj Muhammad, an African American saber fencer created history by competing at the Rio Olympics 2016 wearing a hijab.

US Muslim woman fired from work for wearing hijab

Najaf Khan was hired as a dental assistant at Fair Oaks Dental Care in Fairfax County last week. She did not wear the hijab at her interview or on the first two days of employment.

Muslim woman fired for wearing hijab in US - Details of what happened with her

Muslim woman fired for wearing hijab in US - Details of what happened with her

In a case of alleged discrimination in the US, a young Muslim woman was fired from her job at a dental clinic for wearing a hijab as her employer wanted to keep a "neutral environment" in office.

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.