By Abraham Thomas, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 04, 2021 05:49 AM IST
On January 6, the top court issued notice on two separate petitions challenging the validity of the Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Unlawful Religious Conversion Ordinance, 2020, and the Uttarakhand Freedom of Religion Act, 2018.
By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 03, 2021 05:53 AM IST
The government’s response comes at a time anti-conversion laws in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, which outlaw religious conversions by marriage, have stoked controversy.
By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Bhopal
PUBLISHED ON JAN 30, 2021 06:35 AM IST
- The MP Freedom of Religion Ordinance, 2020, prohibits conversion by misrepresentation, allurement, force, undue influence, coercion, marriage or any other fraudulent means.
By Shruti Tomar, Hindustan Times, Bhopal
PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2021 06:21 AM IST
- According to the FIR, the woman said her parents lied and took her to a church, and were forcing her to adopt Christianity.
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2020 10:56 PM IST
Ten people, out of the 29 people booked under this new law, have been arrested in two of the cases registered in Sitapur and Bareilly districts since Wednesday, the officials said.