interfaith marriage

30-day notice under UP Special Marriage Act optional, says HC

The court said publication of such a notice and inviting objections to it, “would be an infringement of the fundamental rights of liberty and privacy”.

published on : 14th January 2021

UP: HC gives protection to interfaith couple, says no one can disrupt their life

While delivering the order, the single judge bench reiterated that no one was entitled to disrupt the lives of two adults who choose to live together willingly.

published on : 8th 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

'Forcible religious conversion': UP police says 3 Muslim men wrongly framed in case 

There are 2,47,220 active cases of coronavirus in the country which comprise 2.39 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.

published on : 3rd January 2021

Interfaith marriage: Uttarakhand HC asks Haridwar admin for protection to couple

The couple, who married on December 16, had sought the court's intervention expressing an apprehension that the wife's family could cause harm to them.

published on : 29th December 2020

Protests outside police station over interfaith marriage in Gujarat

The protests were held outside Karelibaug police station on Wednesday night over the marriage of a local Muslim man with a Hindu woman recently.

published on : 18th December 2020

Court pulls up cops in Uttar Pradesh over interfaith couple case

The court, while allowing the woman to go to her in-laws’ house, had pulled up the police officials for arresting her husband.

published on : 16th December 2020

Seven held under new anti-conversion law in Uttar Pradesh

The anti-conversion law provides for imprisonment of up to 10 years and a maximum fine of Rs 50,000 under different categories.

published on : 5th December 2020

Love Jihad: Loving for religion

Jihad means any effort to promote Islam. Can love (marriage) be integral to promoting Islam? Neutral  and Islamic sources say ‘yes, it can be and is’

published on : 26th November 2020

Choosing partner without religion bar is a right, says HC amid 'Love Jihad' debate

Critiquing an earlier verdict of the same court, which claimed “conversion just for the purpose of marriage is unacceptable,” the bench said it had not laid good law.

published on : 24th November 2020

Sangh not against interfaith marriages: RSS media team

Ratan Sharda said that the recently concluded Bihar elections have proved that people have discarded politics of casteism and appeasement.

published on : 22nd November 2020

Haryana may do a Uttar Pradesh on law against love jihad  

Last week, 21-year-old college student, Nikita, was shot dead in Ballabhgarh by a man; the victim’s family has alleged that the man was pressuring her to convert to Islam in order to marry him.

published on : 2nd November 2020

Conversion just for sake of marriage unacceptable: Allahabad HC

It was evident that the conversion had taken place only for the purpose of marriage, said the judge.

published on : 31st October 2020

South Africa to introduce changes to marriage laws, recognise Hindu-Muslim alliances

In order to avoid children born into such a marriage being classified illegitimate, Hindu and Muslim couples had to undergo a second civil marriage in a court of law.

published on : 18th May 2020

Chhattisgarh government marriage scheme rejects live-in, interfaith couples

The Chhattisgarh Mukhyamantri Kanyadan Vivah Yojana, intended for helping poor families, will solemnise the marriage of over 550 couples at a mass function in Raipur on February 25. 

published on : 24th February 2020