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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

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

Inter-faith love: Bombay High Court helps woman facing parents' opposition

A division bench of Justices S S Shinde and Manish Pitale was hearing a habeas corpus (produce the person) petition filed by a man claiming his 23-year-old girlfriend had been detained by her parents

published on : 19th January 2021

UP govt moves SC seeking transfer of all pleas against 'love jihad' law to apex court

Additional Advocate General Manish Goyal had urged the Chief Justice of Allahabad HC to adjourn the matter sine die as the SC had issued a notice in the case to the state government.

published on : 19th 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

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

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

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

Allahabad High Court to hear PIL challenging 'Love Jihad' ordinance in Uttar Pradesh on January 15

The petition filed by advocate Saurabh Kumar and others have asked the court to declare the ordinance as ultra vires of the Constitution.

published on : 8th January 2021

Didn't sign letter supporting Love Jihad law, say former Kerala HC judges

A statement had claimed that four former HC judges have signed the letter sent to the UP Chief Minister.

published on : 5th January 2021

Now, 224 ex-babus back law on love-jihad

Last week, over 100 ex-bureaucrats had written an open letter to UP CM saying that new anti-conversion law had turned the state into “the epicentre of politics of hate, division and bigotry".

published on : 5th January 2021

Delhi event against 'love jihad' law postponed after police deny permission

Love jihad is a term coined by Hindutva groups for Hindu girls being allegedly forced to convert to Islam in the guise of marriage.

published on : 3rd January 2021

Madhya Pradesh cabinet okays ordinance on anti-'Love Jihad' law

The state cabinet meeting chaired by CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan passed the MP Dharma Swatantreya 2020 (MP Freedom of Religion) ordinance on Tuesday. 

published on : 29th December 2020
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