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US woman abuses, assaults Pune doctor wearing burqa, arrested

A non-cognisable offence refers to one in which the police has no authority to apprehend a person for crime on their own.

03 Sep 2019 8:33 AM

Activist says Zaira was face of Kashmiri girls, but not anymore

Now, his sister Nida Rafiq, all of 22, who too is preparing for exams to join the armed forces, is on a difficult mission.

02 Jul 2019 7:14 AM

Shiv Sena calls for ban on burqa; BJP disagrees, Pragya agrees

"Raavan's Lanka has banned Niqab, when will Ram's Ayodhya do so?" asked Shiv Sena through an editorial in its mouthpiece Saamna.

01 May 2019 11:48 AM

Parde ke peeche kya hai?

Time to look beyond the veil as a modest fashion trend among Muslim ladies.

19 Nov 2018 12:09 AM

To ban or not: Troubling questions on the burqa

Women on the Haj pilgrimage do not have to cover their faces in front of the Kaaba, the building at the centre of the Grand Mosque in Mecca.

31 Aug 2018 1:23 AM


Denmark may soon ban Islamic full-face veils

Country all set to become next European country to ban Islamic veils after minister declares them 'incompatible with our values'.

07 Feb 2018 2:16 PM

Deoband asks women not to wear fitted burqas

Designer fitted burqas have started making an appearance in high-end boutiques and most of them are made to order with embellishments.

04 Jan 2018 2:55 AM

Woman forced to take off burqa at Yogi Adityanath’s rally

The woman said that she and her husband were BJP members since the past one decade and always attended rallies and party events in a burqa.

23 Nov 2017 6:57 AM

UP: Cops force Muslim woman to take off burqa in public at Yogi's rally

The chief minister was here on Tuesday to address an election meeting ahead of the local body elections.

22 Nov 2017 1:53 PM

German chancellor Merkel avoids headscarf during Saudi Arabia visit

Angela Merkel had also called for the burqa to be banned in Germany, saying it was ‘not acceptable in our county’.

01 May 2017 3:46 PM


China bans burqas, abnormal beards in Muslim province of Xinjiang

The new regulation will dissuade burqa-clad women from entering the airports, railway stations and other public places.

01 Apr 2017 9:27 AM

During visit to Saudi Arabia, German minister refuses to wear burqa

'The right to choose one’s attire is a right shared by men and women equally,' said Ursula.

15 Dec 2016 3:56 PM

Judge declines hearing woman's evidence until she takes off veil

Elzahed refused to take off her burqa and she failed to turn up to the fourth day on November 30 of the hearing.

02 Dec 2016 3:34 PM

Dutch MPs approve partial ban on burqa in public places

The legislation must now go before the Senate for approval before becoming law.

30 Nov 2016 7:58 AM