The Principal of a Junior College in Karnataka's Madikeri district has lodged a police complaint against a man for issuing a life threat after he sent back hijab-clad students from the college. Meanwhile, at least 58 female students from a college in Karnataka's Shivamogga district have been suspended for wearing the hijab and also staging an agitation demanding that they should be allowed to attend classes. The students were from the Government Pre-University College of Shiralakoppa.
The Election Commission of India has ordered the Chief Electoral Officer of Telangana to register an FIR against Telangana's BJP MLA T. Raja Singh for threatening Uttar Pradesh voters of dire consequences if they don't vote for the saffron party.
The Karnataka Congress will continue the round the clock agitation by spending another night in the state assembly on Saturday demanding dismissal of Minister for Rural Development and Panchayat Raj K.S. Eshwarappa for his remark that one day the saffron flag will be hoisted at the Red Fort.
Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) working president T. Jayaprakash Reddy on Saturday decided to quit the party, taking U-turn hours after declaring that he will stay in the organisation.
The Supreme Court has said gender stereotypes and historical prejudice have no place in the society, while declaring a gender cap imposed by the Maharashtra government on female performers, restricting them to four, in dance and orchestra bars, as void.