Sunday, Feb 05, 2023

Freedom of Religion Act


Karnataka anti-conversion law: House debates if hate, like love, 'inborn', or is it 'motivated, man-made'

September 20, 2022 11:34 am

As the Bill was passed by the Legislative Council – it was passed by the state Assembly earlier – discussion revolved around the source of love and hate, the Dalit issue, and who was the target of the new law

Ban on ‘mass conversion’, 10-yr jail: Ahead of HP polls, BJP govt passes more stringent Bill

August 14, 2022 1:31 pm

The Himachal Pradesh Freedom of Religion (Amendment) Bill, 2022, passed unanimously by the House, inserts in the 2019 law a reference to “mass conversion”, which is described as two or more people converting at the same time.

HC notice to Gujarat govt over plea on 1st FIR under religious freedom Act

September 09, 2021 2:00 am

The complainant and the accused have moved the court seeking consensual quashing of the FIR registered in Vadodara in June.

Gujarat: Amended Freedom of Religion Act to come into force from June 15

June 05, 2021 8:00 am

The stringent legislation was passed in Gujarat Assembly on April 1 with majority vote after a marathon debate amid opposition by members of Congress who termed the Bill as one with “political agenda”.

Uttarakhand: Three months after Hindu woman converted to marry, couple among four people booked

December 30, 2020 12:35 pm

The woman and her husband have been booked in the case along with the latter's uncle and a qazi who performed the conversion and solemnised the 'nikah'.

Morena: School principal booked for molesting teacher, forcing her to convert to Christianity

November 19, 2014 11:32 am

The couple alleged that the principal used to threaten them that they will be sacked if they spoke against him.

Burning crops, boycott, fines: MP Dalit group’s plan to fight conversion

September 08, 2014 1:13 am

One of the main points on the agenda was to convince Kasim and Ibrahim to return to Hinduism.

Himachal HC strikes down freedom of religion Act provisions

August 31, 2012 1:41 am

Provision mandated a 30-day notice period for those who intended to convert from one religion to another.

No bail for Maulana held for forcing conversion

December 23, 2011 4:53 am

The Metropolitan Court on Thursday rejected the bail application of a Muslim cleric who was arrested for forcing a Hindu girl to convert to Islam after her marriage to a Muslim boy.