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8 arrested in UP for ‘illegal conversion’ charged with waging war against India

September 04, 2021 6:41 pm

On June 21 this year, ATS had arrested two clerics – Mohammad Umar Gautam and Mufti Qazi Jahageer Alam Qasmi – from Delhi and claimed to have busted a “huge conversion racket” that was allegedly involved in the conversion of “thousands of people”.

Final draft of Haryana anti-conversion Bill to be ready soon: Manohar Lal Khattar

August 31, 2021 7:52 am

Manohar Lal Khattar further said, “Law is enacted to create a deterrent for people when they start doing something wrong. Such incidents [of ‘love jihad’] have started taking place in a few places of Haryana.”

Anti-conversion law: Gujarat HC stays sections linked to interfaith marriages

August 20, 2021 2:45 am

The law, which was amended to bring in the clause on interfaith marriages as a means to carry out forced conversion, among other things, was passed by the Gujarat Assembly on April 1.

HC directs Delhi Police to ensure protection of UP woman alleging harassment after conversion

July 01, 2021 6:50 pm

The vacation bench Justice C Hari Shankar, while directing listing of the woman’s case before a roster bench on July 05, directed the police to take adequate steps to protect her life and safety till the matter is taken up by the regular bench.

UP: Woman retracts complaint against brothers booked for conversion, says she was under pressure

June 30, 2021 7:39 am

The woman denied the allegations while recording her statement before a magistrate. According to the police, the woman claimed that she filed the complaint after being pressured by some Hindu organisations.

UP: Bulandshahr Police to act against ‘missing’ boy’s uncle for filing false case under anti-conversion law

June 26, 2021 5:17 am

Police said that the 46-year-old had got an FIR registered on Thursday alleging that his minor nephew, who had gone missing for the second time in a month, was converted to Islam by a group of “unidentified people”.

UP: Woman alleges forced conversion bid, 28-yr-old held

March 12, 2021 2:04 am

In her complaint to the police, Mamta said that she worked in Delhi for more than five years, during which she got to know Faheem and spoke to him over the phone but he hid his religious identity.

UP: 17-year-old boy charged under anti-conversion law

January 24, 2021 12:13 pm

He is accused of abducting a 15-year-old girl earlier this week when she was on her way to a market to purchase a medicine. This is the first case registered under anti-conversion law in which a minor boy has been booked.

Love jihad law speaks to Hindutva’s insecurities about conversion, and is driven by need to curb free will

December 31, 2020 9:01 am

For the larger Hindutva project is fundamentally about consolidating Hindu society across caste differences and the Muslims are the punching bags. The prejudice and fear against them is designed to instil such unity.

How do the Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal 'love jihad' laws stack up

December 30, 2020 9:31 pm

Two other BJP states -- Haryana and Karnataka -- are also mulling laws designed to prevent "forcible conversions" through marriage.