Indian teachers suspended for allowing hijab-clad students attend exams

What happened: According to CNN News18, school teachers in Karnataka have been suspended for allowing girls, wearing hijab, to attend examinations. According to reports, a

Editorial Technology

With QR code hanging around his neck, this Indian beggar carries e-wallet and only accepts digital payments

What happened: On Feb 8, ANI reported that with a QR code sign around his neck and a smart tablet, Raju Patel, a 40 year-old


Karnataka Muslim girl replies with chants of ‘Allahu Akbar’ to Indian men mocking her hijab with saffron shawls

What happened: On Feb 7, after a bunch of Hindutvas, wearing saffron shawls who were shouting ‘Jai Shri Ram,’ mocked a Muslim college girl’s headscarf

Editorial Politics

Right-wing Hindus call for boycotting Hyundai cars after the company tweeted in solidarity with Kashmir

What happened: On Feb 7, hardliners in India demanded a boycott of Hyundai Motor Company, citing a post by the company’s Pakistani partner expressing solidarity

Culture Editorial Politics

Another government college in Karnataka, India denies entry to hijab-niqab wearing girls

What happened: On Feb 3, over 20 females from the Government Pre University College in Kundapur, Karnataka’s Udupi district, were barred entry in their college

Culture Editorial Travel

India refused visas to Pakistani pilgrims enroute to Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti’s Dargah in Ajmer

What happened: On Feb 2, India denied visas to Pakistani pilgrims at the eleventh hour, preventing them from visiting the traditional Urs of Khawaja Moinuddin

Crime Police

Indian man r*aped 15 year-old daughter multiple times for spending ‘too much’ time on her phone

What happened: On Jan 23, a 42-year-old man from Vizag was arrested and sent to judicial remand for raping his 15-year-old daughter multiple times. The

Culture Editorial

A college in India denied attendance to six Muslim girls for wearing hijab

What happened: On Jan 4, a government college for women in Karnataka’s Udupi district, India prohibited six Muslim students from attending classes because they didn’t


Stray puppies cuddled an abandoned newborn baby girl to keep her alive

What happened: According to authorities and villagers, a newborn baby girl, now named ‘Akanksha’ was found abandoned in a field near Saristal village, in northern

Culture Editorial Food

Upper-caste students in Jharkhand boycotted against the lunch meal prepared by a Dalit woman

What happened: Upper caste students at a government school in Jharkhand refused to eat a midday school meal prepared by a Dalit woman, named Sunita