Hijab

  • Assam school bans hijab, suspends 4-year-old girl for wearing it 22-04-2013 07:57 AM

    Bokakhat: The hijab debate is back in focus, after a 4-year-old Muslim girl in Assam was asked to stop wearing the headgear in her classroom or face expulsion. Fatima Bibi's school said they cannot relax the dress code for one child. Meanwhile, her parents citing tradition have moved court. "Hijab...
  • Ynot: the great hijab debate 24-07-2010 04:45 PM

    On this week's episode of Ynot, we discuss the issue of hijab and what it means to a young Muslim girl. ...
  • Has clash of civilization arrived?

    The Wanderer |  K Aravamudhan
    What is the right balance between expression of religious belief and national values? Is Europe suffering from xenophobia in the name of secularism? Will forcing...

  • No kirpans for schoolkids: Oz Sikh body 14-12-2007 01:33 PM

    Kolkata: West Indian legend Vivian Richards feels that Indian cricket team has improved in the fielding department in recent times and that increases the chance of Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men winning the World Cup. "India has improved in the fielding department recently. I see change in psyche among the Indian...
  • Pakistani Canadian kills daughter for not wearing hijab 12-12-2007 01:53 PM

    Melbourne: Australian captain Ricky Ponting has conceded that he would have to play through pain during the entire World Cup due to his finger injury. Ponting, who injured a left hand finger during the Ashes series, has been included in the squad despite battling pain. "100 per cent to me...
  • Sikh kids can carry kirpans to school, in Australia 06-12-2007 12:28 PM

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia (CA) has called for one of its most important board meetings next Tuesday to get to the bottom of the Ashes mess. In the meeting, CA will try to chart a detailed plan for next summer's expansive city-based Twenty20 competition, which will cause the greatest shift in...