Burqa ban

Taal Thok Ke (Special Edition): Terrorism behind hidden faces?

There has always been a debate in many countries about the 'niqab'. Switzerland has taken a big decision on this and has banned the 'burqa', but when India will take such a step against extremism?

Mar 08, 2021, 20:32 PM IST

Support of Burqa Ban in Switzerland, Referendum to Burqa Ban

Swiss voters on Sunday supported a ban on full-face coverings in public places. A decision that was taken by supporters as a step against radical Islam.

Mar 08, 2021, 11:20 AM IST

No burqa inside classroom, Patna college tells students; withdraws statement later

In a notice signed by the college proctor and principal, the students of JD Women's College were asked to comply with the new dress code. 

Jan 25, 2020, 14:12 PM IST

Javed Akhtar's controversial statement on burqa ban

Javed Akhtar gives controversial statement on burqa ban. Watch this video to know.

May 02, 2019, 15:14 PM IST

Shiv Sena distances itself from call for burqa ban, says it is Sanjay Raut's personal view

Shiv Sena has issued a statement in which it clarified that the demand for the ban on burqa was the personal opinion of party leader Sanjay Raut.

May 01, 2019, 15:01 PM IST

BJP disagrees with Shiv Sena on Burqa ban

BJP disagrees with Shiv Sena on Burqa ban. Shiv Sena made a controversial demand in its editorial Saamna on Wednesday. The Sena has demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi must ban burqa in public places across the country as it poses a threat to national security.

May 01, 2019, 14:24 PM IST

Asaduddin Owaisi wants EC to act against Shiv Sena for demanding burqa ban

"Wearing a burqa is a matter of choice and it has become a security threat, so does the Sadhvi's outfit."

May 01, 2019, 13:33 PM IST

Shiv Sena demands PM Modi for ban on 'Burqa' in India

Shiv Sena demands PM Modi for ban on Burqa in India. Watch video to get the complete details.

May 01, 2019, 10:54 AM IST

Sri Lankan government considering burqa ban

A Sri Lankan government source told a local newspaper that the authorities are considering burqa ban in consultations with Muslim community leaders. 

Apr 24, 2019, 11:17 AM IST

In Canada's Montreal, you may not be able to wear sunglasses or burqas on local buses anymore

If you are in Canada and are visiting Montreal, remember not to wear your sunglasses on the local bus.

Oct 20, 2017, 13:30 PM IST

'Burqa ban' comes into force in Austria

Muslim women in Austria were forced by the police to remove their facial coverings on Sunday, as an anti-burqa law came into effect.

Oct 02, 2017, 08:04 AM 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

UK launches new website to tackle radicalisation of children

The "Education Against Hate" website will hold information for schools and parents to tackle the "spell of twisted ideologies".

Jan 19, 2016, 16:26 PM IST

David Cameron backs burqa ban in schools, courts, border checkpoints

It comes as the UK prepare to announce a series of measures designed to stop British Muslims becoming radicalised.

Jan 19, 2016, 16:20 PM IST

Chad bans burqas after deadly twin attacks

Chad has reportedly banned full-face veils worn by Muslim women and has ordered authorities to seize burqas from shops after 33 people were killed in two suicide bombings allegedly carried out by Islamist militant group Boko Haram.

Jun 19, 2015, 12:43 PM IST

Belgium: €250 bounty for reporting a veiled woman

Women in Belgium risk a maximum fine of EUR 150 if they wear a full-face veil in public.

Jun 06, 2012, 16:10 PM IST

Dutch government OKs burqa ban

In April last year, France became the first European country to ban people from concealing their faces in public in any manner.

Jan 28, 2012, 13:35 PM IST

Dutch government drafts burqa ban legislation

The Dutch PM says the government has drawn up legislation to ban face-covering veils such as the burqa worn by some Muslim women.

Sep 16, 2011, 19:43 PM IST

Italian Parliament Commission approves burqa ban

A draft law banning women from wearing veils was approved in Italy.

Aug 03, 2011, 00:43 AM IST

Terrorists threaten Belgium for burqa ban

A terrorism-monitoring
organization says jihadists are threatening Belgium for banning burqa.

Jul 29, 2011, 21:11 PM IST