The Tamil Nadu Police arrested seven persons including a juvenile for allegedly forcing a woman to remove her hijab at the Vellore Fort Complex in Tamil Nadu.
The students sought permission to appear in annual examinations of the colleges in Karnataka wearing headscarves.
"The picture of Tunisha in a hijab being circulated online is from the set of a show she was shooting for. It can be clearly seen in the image that it was from a set. We never made her wear a hijab," Shafaq said.
Justice Gupta dismissed the appeals challenging the Karnataka High Court judgment, whereas Justice Dhulia set aside the high court judgment.
Justice Hemant Gupta dismissed the petitions against the hijab ban, while Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia allowed them.
The Iranian security forces arrest a woman for eating at a restaurant in public without her hijab, according to her family.
Each school has its standard and imposes stiff sanctions for deviant students, as reported in the mainstream media. Recently, a high school teacher in Yogyakarta forced a female Muslim student to wear the hijab. The local government suspended the teacher for his act.
The RSS chief, who is engaged in a campaign to increase contact with Muslims, also met with Dr Imam Umair Ahmed Ilyasi, head of All India Imam Sangathan, on August 1 last month.
The petitioners on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that according to the religious text, wearing of hijab was 'farz' (duty) and the courts were not equipped to determine its essentiality.