Conversion

Bhopal man arrested under Madhya Pradesh's new anti-conversion law

In her complaint, the victim, a 23-year-old engineering student, accused the man of repeatedly raping her and bullying her besides threatening her to change her faith to marry him, they said.

published on : 21st January 2021

UP police drop charges against Karnataka man under anti-conversion law

He along with the woman was brought to Gorakhpur from the southern state by a three-member UP police team, police said.

published on : 21st January 2021

Gujarat HC orders inter-faith couple's immediate release from police custody

While ordering the couple's release, the high court observed that police had shown "undue fervour" while dealing with this case of "inter-religion marriage".

published on : 21st January 2021

MP: Man held under anti-'love jihad' law for forcing girl to marry him, change faith 

The accused was stalking the complainant and forcing her to marry him and change her religion.

published on : 20th January 2021

Two people seek to be made party in SC case against UP, Uttarakhand laws on conversion

The apex court earlier this month issued notice to both the state governments on petitions filed by advocate Vishal Thakre and others as well as an NGO, 'Citizen for Justice and Peace'.

published on : 19th January 2021

MP: Married Muslim man held in first case under anti-‘love jihad’ law

The complainant alleged that the accused sexually exploited her after concealing his faith.

published on : 18th January 2021

'Love jihad' stems from idea of stigmatising interfaith marriages, says Naseeruddin Shah

Shah, who is married to theatre-film actor Ratna Pathak Shah, said he always believed that his marriage to a Hindu woman would set a "healthy precedent".

published on : 17th January 2021

Allahabad HC asks UP cops not to harass couple under anti-conversion law, seeks state govt’s reply

The court also directed the state government counsel to file a response in connection with the petition filed by wife Chandani and her husband.

published on : 14th January 2021

UP woman goes missing, cops lodge case against Karnataka man under anti-conversion law

A case was lodged against the man on January 11, following which a three-member police team was sent to Karnataka to trace the man and the kidnapped woman, Rai said.

published on : 14th January 2021

Raped by brothers, Bengaluru woman alleges forced conversion bid

The CK Acchukattu police have arrested a 28-year-old man on charges of raping a 19-year-old woman by promising to marry her.

published on : 12th January 2021

Anti-‘love jihad’ law comes into effect in MP

The ordinance entails a punishment of one to 10 years in cases of forced conversion, which includes forced or fraudulent marriage by hiding one’s original religious identity.

published on : 9th January 2021

Police give clean chit to two brothers charged under UP's anti-conversion law

An FIR was earlier registered against brothers Nadeem and Salman for allegedly trying to unlawfully convert a woman to another religion but no evidence has been found against them.

published on : 8th January 2021

Muslim body moves Supreme Court, seeks to be party in pleas against state laws on religious conversion

The top court earlier in the day, issued notice to the two states, while agreeing to examine the validity of their laws.

published on : 6th January 2021

SC agrees to examine validity of state laws on religious conversions due to interfaith marriage

A bench headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde refused, however, to stay the controversial provisions of the laws and issued notices to both state governments on two different petitions.

published on : 6th January 2021

224 former bureaucrats, judges, defence personnel back UP's anti-conversion law

Write a letter to rebuff last week’s open communication by another group of ex-bureaucrats, term it “visibly biased with an anti-establishment attitude despite overtly posing as non-political.”

published on : 4th January 2021
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