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Supreme Court refuses to stay ‘love jihad’ laws in UP, Uttarakhand; issues notice

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 12:59 PM IST
The three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde also issued a notice to the Centre on the petitions filed by advocate Vishal Thakre and Teesta Setalvad’s NGO Citizens for Justice and Peace.
Madhya Pradesh home minister Narottam Mishra talks to the media. Under the new bill, the punishment for forced religious conversions is 1-10 years of imprisonment and a maximum fine of 1 lakh, he said on Saturday.(PTI FILE)
Madhya Pradesh home minister Narottam Mishra talks to the media. Under the new bill, the punishment for forced religious conversions is 1-10 years of imprisonment and a maximum fine of 1 lakh, he said on Saturday.(PTI FILE)

Madhya Pradesh cabinet okays bill against forced conversions

Bhopal, Hindustan Times | By Shruti Tomar
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2020 01:33 PM IST
The conversion or an attempt of conversion by means of misrepresentation, allurement, threat, force undue influence, coercion, marriage and any other fraudulent means has been prohibited in MP
BJP general secretary CT Ravi said Karnataka will enact a law after the Allahabad High Court ruled that conversion for marriage was not acceptable.(https://twitter.com/CTRavi_BJP)
BJP general secretary CT Ravi said Karnataka will enact a law after the Allahabad High Court ruled that conversion for marriage was not acceptable.(https://twitter.com/CTRavi_BJP)

Karnataka to enact law against religious conversion for marriage: BJP Gen Secy

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Venkatesha Babu
PUBLISHED ON NOV 04, 2020 10:26 AM IST
Interfaith relationships, euphemistically called love jihad by Hindu activists, have become a controversial issue in several states where Hindu right wingers allege that Muslim men “lure” gullible women for conversion.
Dalbir Kaur’s brother Sarabjit Singh died in Lahore in 2013 following a brutal attack on him by fellow prisoners in Pakistan’s Kot Lakhpat Jail.(HT PHOTO.)
Dalbir Kaur’s brother Sarabjit Singh died in Lahore in 2013 following a brutal attack on him by fellow prisoners in Pakistan’s Kot Lakhpat Jail.(HT PHOTO.)

Sarabjit’s sister questions Pakistan PM Imran Khan’s silence over conversion of Sikh teen

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 01, 2019 05:25 PM IST
Dalbir Kaur’s brother Sarabjit Singh died in Lahore in 2013 following a brutal attack on him by fellow prisoners in Pakistan’s Kot Lakhpat Jail.
The veterinary doctor-cum-flying animal husbandry officer is currently posted at Chatarpur in Palamu district.(Representative Image)
The veterinary doctor-cum-flying animal husbandry officer is currently posted at Chatarpur in Palamu district.(Representative Image)

Jharkhand vet doctor lured minor girl into conversion allegedly by offering Rs 500, arrested

Pakur | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2018 05:01 PM IST
In the FIR lodged at the Littipara Police Station, the girl’s father, a farmer of Rodego village, said the veterinary doctor had recently lured his daughter and took her away in his vehicle after offering Rs 500.
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat speaks on the last day of the event titled ‘Future of Bharat: An RSS perspective’, in New Delhi on Wednesday.(PTI)
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat speaks on the last day of the event titled ‘Future of Bharat: An RSS perspective’, in New Delhi on Wednesday.(PTI)

Mohan Bhagwat explains RSS’ stance on cow protection, conversion, quota, Section 377 and other issues

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2018 08:25 AM IST
The three-day lecture series, which ended with Mohan Bhagwat answering questions from the audience, was aimed at reaching out to those unfamiliar with the Sangh’s ideology.
A social activist holds a placard during a protest against sexual crimes at Hauz Khas village in New Delhi. (AFP File)(AFP)
A social activist holds a placard during a protest against sexual crimes at Hauz Khas village in New Delhi. (AFP File)(AFP)

Jaipur woman accuses husband of rape, forcible conversion

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2018 01:03 AM IST
Malviya Nagar police station registered of a case of gang rape, wrongful restraint and extortion against the husband and his brother.
Packiam Mercy Cross child home in Ludhiana(HT PHOTO)
Packiam Mercy Cross child home in Ludhiana(HT PHOTO)

24 Jharkhand children rescued from Punjab; kingpin, aide held for conversion, trafficking

By Debashish Sarkar, Jamshedpur
PUBLISHED ON SEP 02, 2018 06:34 PM IST
Police have traced 20 of the 30 children missing from their homes and rescued four others and are continuing their search for the remaining 10 kids.
Paskin Mary Cross Child Shelter Home at Indiranagar in Ludhiana on August 22.(HT Photo)
Paskin Mary Cross Child Shelter Home at Indiranagar in Ludhiana on August 22.(HT Photo)

30 children missing from Punjab shelter home, converted to Christianity: Cops

Hindustan Times, Jamshedpur | By Debashish Sarkar
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2018 02:32 PM IST
Police said investigation has revealed that Paskin Mary Cross Child Shelter Home was not registered.
This is not the first time Rudrapur BJP MLA Raj Kumar has courted controversy. In March, a video allegedly showed him beating up Dalit women.(Video Grab/HT)
This is not the first time Rudrapur BJP MLA Raj Kumar has courted controversy. In March, a video allegedly showed him beating up Dalit women.(Video Grab/HT)

Complaint filed against BJP MLA who wants to fight ‘love jihad, conversions’

Hindustan Times, Nainital | By Neeraj Santoshi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 30, 2018 10:07 PM IST
A written complaint was lodged with police on Wednesday against Rudrapur BJP MLA Raj Kumar Thukral, who allegedly announced a fight against “love jihad, conversions and suppression of Hindus
Buddhiman Oraon with his mother Phulmani Oraon(left) and sister-in-law Deepika Oraon at their home in Raghu Toli in Lohardaga on April 25.(HT Photo)
Buddhiman Oraon with his mother Phulmani Oraon(left) and sister-in-law Deepika Oraon at their home in Raghu Toli in Lohardaga on April 25.(HT Photo)

Jharkhand village boycotts family as three members convert to Christianity

Hindustan Times, Lohardaga | By Vishal Kant, Lohardaga
PUBLISHED ON APR 29, 2018 11:30 PM IST
Though three of six siblings had converted to Christianity in 2015, the village acted only after a marriage plans of a woman in the family was finalised.
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