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UP college denies burqa ban, says only grey burqas are allowed

SRK College authorities claimed that it was not a new order and that they were only implementing the seven-year-old dress code.

Religion or Repression?

In Sri Lanka, the recent ban on face veils raises questions about free will and stirs up memories of a feisty woman who defied conventions.


Behind Kerala veil ban, story of uniform, two girls out of school for a year

The two girls whose case was the basis of that order have not been going to school for a year.

Kerala: Muslim education group chief receives death threat over ban on face veils

The move to ban girl students from wearing veils covering their faces has attracted criticism by the Samastha Kerala Jamiyathul Ulema, the religious organisation of Sunni Muslim scholars and clerics.

Ban burqas in India: Shiv Sena mouthpiece asks PM Narendra Modi after Sri Lanka move

"PM Modi needs to do all this. It is an equally courageous work, like the surgical strike," Shiv Sena said in an editorial in its mouthpiece Saamana.

The Netherlands partially bans full-face veil, burqa inside public buildings

Attempts were made to impose a general ban on wearing burqas and other face-covering veils, however, two years back, the Lower House had approved the bill in 2016 partially.


VIDEO: Denmark bans full-face veil, burqa and niqab in public places

Denmark lawmakers have been mulling over the law since last year and the Danish government had proposed to ban the full-face veil earlier this year in February.

Canada's Quebec province passes law banning niqab and burqa

The law which came into effect on Wednesday has been slammed by critics who claim it targets Muslim women and will fuel the province’s simmering debate on identity, religion and tolerance.

Austria's 'burqa ban' law comes into force

Austria's law, popularly known as the "Burqa Ban," is mostly seen as a directed at the dress worn by some ultra-conservative Muslim women.

Australian senator argues for burqa ban in public places

Hanson, an outspoken fan of President Donald Trump, sat in the Senate last month wearing black head-to-ankle garments for more than 10 minutes before removing the veil.