Sunday, Nov 27, 2022

Gujarat Freedom of Religion Act


Gujarat HC grants bail to all accused as interim relief in first case under anti-conversion law

October 13, 2021 2:39 pm

The couple, in their plea to quash the FIR, stated that the issue has since been resolved and they wish to continue with their marital relations.

Muslim man charged under Gujarat's Freedom of Religion Act refused bail

September 15, 2021 1:37 pm

The Gujarat High Court has previously stayed the operation of eight sections of the new Act, including Section 4, under which the man was charged.

Vadodara: Bail denied to Maulvi held in ‘forced conversion case’

August 29, 2021 2:30 am

Joshi also contended that granting the accused bail would “encourage others holding a similar mindset”.

Gujarat: Woman files petition, wants FIR against husband, in-laws quashed

August 12, 2021 10:15 pm

The FIR had charged the accused persons not only for forceful conversion under the Gujarat Freedom of Religion (Amendment) Act, 2021 but also for offences of rape, cruelty to women, unnatural sexual intercourse among other charges under IPC.

Garage owner booked in Saurashtra’s first case under ‘anti-love jihad act’

July 13, 2021 9:18 am

The GFRA, popularly called anti-love jihad act, came into force on June 15.

Gujarat: Court rejects bail to accused under amended conversion law

July 06, 2021 1:48 am

The Additional Sessions Judge of Vadodara, who heard the arguments on Monday, said it could not be ruled out that the second affidavit filed by the complainant wife, urging bail to be granted to the husband, was made under duress and threat.

Maulvi sent to police custody in Vadodara conversion case

July 06, 2021 12:40 am

The maulvi is the fourth accused in the case, apart from the husband of the victim and his brother and father.

Annul ‘converted’ daughter’s wedding: Father to Collector

April 12, 2015 4:46 am

Father said daughter's conversion was in contravention of the provisions of Gujarat Freedom of Religion Act 2003 that requires an explicit permission from the Collector for religious conversion.

Gir Somnath SDM files complaint against a woman for converting to Islam ‘illegally’

February 10, 2014 4:57 am

In complaint, SDM alleged that Shevra, a Hindu, converted to Islam in July last year without seeking prior permission from district magistrate.

Constitutional validity of Gujarat Freedom of Religion Act challenged in HC

February 27, 2009 1:24 am

A petition challenging the constitutional validity of the Gujarat Freedom of Religion Act 2003 and Rules of 2008 that came into force last April,has been placed before the Gujarat High Court.