Tuesday, 28 March, 2023

Topic: Hijab

Iran’s basketball team the latest to protest country’s hijab laws on international platforms

The basketball team refused to sing the national anthem during a match in the capital city. It comes days after the national water polo team did the same. The protests began 16 Sep

How local hijab producers can help Indonesia’s economic woes

Only 25% of the hijabs bought by Indonesians are produced locally, which is a missed opportunity for the economy.

Iran hijab protests response to systemic oppression. Police brutality will not deter women

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

After split verdict, Hijab row breaks out during exam in Bihar college

A student claimed that objectionable remarks were made against her by a male teacher who got annoyed when she refused to take off her hijab during an exam.

‘Hijab is a fundamental right’: Urdu press praises Justice Dhulia’s opinion in split judgment

ThePrint’s round-up of how the Urdu media covered various news events through the week, and the editorial positions some of them took.

What does the Quran say about the hijab? Prophet said law of land foremost

Wearing a headscarf is a matter of personal freedom in Islam. But the Prophet always prioritised the law of the land.

In India, hijab is less about Islam, more modern Muslims’ way to wedge ‘us vs them’ divide

The recent popularity of the hijab must be understood at two levels: Its meaning within the Muslim community, and its signal to the secular State.

US’ new National Security Strategy is boring and that’s why it’s good

ThePrint view on the most important issues.

Discriminatory to not essential religious practice — what appellants, state told SC in hijab case

With Supreme Court set to deliver its verdict on the constitutional validity of the hijab ban in Karnataka educational institutions Thursday, a look back at arguments made in the case.

Triple talaq to hijab—How Hindutva reversed gains made by Muslim women’s movements

By communalising and politicising the hijab issue, Hindu groups have helped strengthen patriarchy within the Muslim community.

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Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.