Karnataka News Highlights: FIR registered against members of CFI who had allegedly threatened teachers in Udupi college, Govt informs HC
Bangalore News Today Updates, Karnataka Hijab Controversy News, Bengaluru, Karnataka News Live, 24 Feb: Girls wearing hijabs were asked to leave the premises of the MGM college in Udupi on Thursday by the principal.
Girl students wearing hijab who came to attend degree classes also left the campus in Udupi after the order from the principal. (Express File Photo)
Bengaluru News Highlights: The Karnataka government on Thursday informed the High Court that a first information report has been registered against the members of the Campus Front of India (CFI), who had allegedly threatened some teachers in the Government Pre-University Girls College in Udupi district.
As soon as the proceedings began, state Advocate General Prabhuling Navadgi told the full bench of the High Court that an FIR has been registered. He also said he has furnished details relating to the CFI in a sealed cover to the bench. The full bench comprising Chief Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi, Justice J M Khazi and Justice Krishna S Dixit is hearing the hijab case.
A college in Bengaluru asked a Sikh girl to remove her turban, following the Karnataka High Court’s interim order on the Hijab row. According to PTI, the girl’s family has said that their daughter will not remove the turban and is taking legal opinion, with the High Court and government order not mentioning the Sikh turban.
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Members of Vishwa Hindu Parishad and Hindu Jagarana Vedike stage a protest demanding ban on SDPI and PFI in the wake of a Bajarang Dal activist's murder, in Bengaluru, Wednesday, Feb 23, 2022. (PTI Photo)
Bajrang Dal activist murder: CM says call on NIA probe after police investigation
Amid the continuing demand by several BJP leaders for a NIA probe into the murder of a 26-year-old Bajrang Dal activist in Seegehatti town of Shivamogga district, CM Basavaraj Bommai said a decision would be taken after police investigation is complete.
Police said the two arrested on Wednesday — Feroz Pasha (24) and Abdul Khadar (25) — are residents of Shivamogga.
On Sunday night, Harsha alias Harsha Hindu, who was involved in at least five cases of assault and attempt to murder, was attacked by a group of armed assailants.
On Tuesday, the police had arrested six people —Mohammed Kashif, Syed Nadeem, Afsifullah Khan, Rihan, Nihan, Abdul Afnan — in connection with the murder case.
Create separate enclosures for girls to remove hijab: Karnataka edu dept tells schools, colleges
Karnataka’s department of primary and secondary education on Tuesday asked schools and colleges to create separate enclosures for female students to remove their hijab inside the campus, quoting the interim order of the Karnataka High Court which restrains students from wearing religious attire in classrooms where the college development committees have prescribed uniform or dress code.
The department stated that the order is confined to institutes where uniforms exist. “We request the state government and other stakeholders to reopen the education institutions and allow the students to return to the classes at the earliest. Pending consideration of all these petitions, we restrain all the students regardless of their religion or faith from wearing saffron shawls, scarfs, hijab, religious flags or the like within the classroom until further orders. We make it clear that the order is confined to such of the institutions wherein the College Development Committees have prescribed the student dress code/uniforms,” the order signed by Padmini SN, under secretary, Department of primary and secondary education read.
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