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Tuesday, July 05, 2022

Anti-conversion Bill


Karnataka governor Thawar Chand Gehlot gives nod to ordinance for anti-conversion Bill

May 17, 2022 9:56 pm

A cabinet meeting headed by Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai last week had approved a proposal for the issuance of the Bill as an ordinance to facilitate the immediate introduction of an anti-conversion law

Haryana passes Bill against conversion, Cong walks out

March 23, 2022 3:13 am

Provision of imprisonment of one to five years; fine of not less than Rs 1 lakh

Haryana: Cabinet nod for draft anti-conversion Bill, puts burden of proof on accused

February 09, 2022 5:11 am

The draft, approved in the Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, will now be tabled in the Vidhan Sabha during the Budget Session beginning March 2.

Cong will repeal anti-conversion legislation immediately after coming to power in Karnataka

December 27, 2021 11:09 pm

Calling the anti-conversion Bill as "anti-constitution" and "draconian", Leader of Opposition Siddaramaiah said that the Congress too is opposed to religious conversion by force or through inducement.

A ‘Nava Karnataka’ is emerging

December 25, 2021 9:18 am

🔴 State BJP is pushing for an ethnicised Hindu nation. Proposed anti-conversion law is the latest example

Right-wing activists allegedly disrupt Christmas celebrations at Karnataka school

December 24, 2021 9:22 pm

The Christmas celebrations at the Nirmala English High School in Pandavapura, a town in Mandya district about 160 kms from Bengaluru, was allegedly interrupted by a group of Hindu Jagarana Vedike activists on Thursday.

Amid protests by Congress, Karnataka Assembly passes anti-conversion Bill

December 24, 2021 8:35 am

🔴 The debate saw several twists and turns after BJP claimed that a draft of the current Bill was actually framed by Congress when it was in power between 2013 and 2018 – a charge denied by the opposition party.

Karnataka's anti-conversion bill identical to those in Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat: Siddaramaiah

December 23, 2021 5:55 pm

While Karnataka is the ninth state to table such a bill, Siddaramaiah said that it may end up getting a stay from the court, like how it had happened in Gujarat.

Will not allow BJP govt to pass anti-conversion bill in Karnataka Assembly: Cong leader Siddaramaiah

December 17, 2021 7:19 pm

Siddaramaiah alleged that the government was making attempts such as bringing in anti-conversion law to divert the attention of the people from real issues.

Karnataka's draft Bill has 10-year jail term for ‘forced conversion’

December 17, 2021 7:38 am

🔴 Draft bill proposes maximum 10-year imprisonment for forcible religious conversion of SCs, STs, minors and women