Friday, Dec 02, 2022

anti conversion


Uttarakhand House passes stricter Bill against conversion

December 01, 2022 5:00 am

On the Uttarakhand Freedom of Religion (Amendment) Act, 2022, Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami tweeted, “...Under this, there is a provision of up to 10 years of punishment for religious conversion."

Karnataka Legislative Council passes anti-conversion Bill amid protest

September 16, 2022 2:32 am

The Karnataka Right to Freedom of Religion Bill had been cleared by the Assembly on December 23, 2021 but was not introduced in the Upper House as the BJP lacked a clear majority at the time.

‘Mass conversion’ ban,10-year jail: Himachal House passes Bill

August 14, 2022 4:08 am

The Jairam Thakur-led BJP government tabled the amendment to Himachal Pradesh Freedom of Religion Act, 2019, on Friday.

Karnataka BJP may table anti-conversion bill as winter session begins today

December 13, 2021 8:17 am

🔴 Leader of the opposition in the Karnataka legislature Siddaramaiah said the bill is part of the BJP’s “communal agenda”.

Madhya Pradesh: 9 arrested for religious 'conversion attempt' in Jhabua

November 12, 2021 1:36 pm

Talking to reporters in Indore on Wednesday, VHP general secretary Milind Parande alleged that Christian missionaries were involved in illegal conversions in tribal-dominated Jhabua district.

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.