anti conversion law

Two men booked for using fake identity to trap Dalit, Sikh women, forcing them to convert

The men allegedly concealing their religious identity to have sexual relationships with a Dalit and a Sikh girl and forcing them to convert to their faiths.

published on : 12th March 2021

Kerala polls: Will bring law to prevent 'love jihad' if voted to power, says BJP

BJP-ruled Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh had earlier brought in religious freedom laws to stop conversions through marriage or by any other fraudulent means.

published on : 27th February 2021

Sabarimala and anti-conversion laws likely in BJP manifesto

Another legislation on reclaiming the movable and immovable properties of the state’s temples is also on the cards.

published on : 24th February 2021

Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij directs officers to prepare draft of anti-conversion law

During the meeting, all aspects of the preliminary draft brought by the committee were carefully considered.

published on : 11th February 2021

23 cases filed under Madhya Pradesh's new anti-conversion law in January

Narottam Mishra said religious conversion through fraudulent means is a serious issue and the practice needs to be stopped.

published on : 11th February 2021

Two youths, including minor, booked under Uttar Pradesh anti-conversion law

The FIRs were registered against the accused under the Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Ordinance.

published on : 10th February 2021

Uncle-nephew duo booked under Madhya Pradesh's anti-conversion law, one nabbed in UP

The accused allegedly used fake names to lure two minor girls from Mandsaur in MP on the pretext of marriage, called them to UP where they raped them in captivity, police said.

published on : 9th February 2021

No plans to enact nationwide anti-conversion law to curb interfaith marriages: Govt

Reddy said that issues related to religious conversions are primarily the concerns of state governments, adding that law enforcement agencies take action whenever required.

published on : 2nd February 2021

Sreedharan Pillai: Forced conversion in guise of marriage reality

Even anti-terror agencies agree that forced religious conversions in the guise of marriage are a reality in the country, claimed Mizoram Governor P S Sreedharan Pillai.

published on : 30th January 2021

Woman's parents among 9 held under MP's new anti-conversion law

Before the arrest of the accused, some Bajrang Dal workers on Tuesday created ruckus at a centre of the Christian community

published on : 27th January 2021

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

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

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
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