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Pakistan forms panel to negotiate with Sikhs angry over teenage girl's forced conversion

August 31, 2019 3:55 pm

According to a memorandum sent to Inspector General of Police (IGP) Punjab by the District Police Officer (DPO) of Nankana Sahib, an FIR was filed in the Nankana police station on August 28 against six people who were accused of abducting and forcefully converting the Sikh girl.

Issue of forced religious conversion in Pakistan figures in Rajya Sabha

July 25, 2019 1:48 pm

Raising the issue through a Zero Hour mention, Kirodi Lal Meena (BJP) said several parts of Pakistan have seen a spurt in incidence of abduction of young Hindu girls for forceful religious conversion after the Pulwama attacks.

Gujarat: ‘94% of religious conversion applicants are Hindus’

July 03, 2019 6:37 am

In the past two years till May 31, 2019, 911 persons applied for religious conversion, the government said in written replies provided to various questions posed by MLAs during Question Hour.

Christian event in Ahmedabad faces protest from Hindu outfits

November 07, 2018 2:42 pm

According to the organisers, over 500 people are expected to attend the event where Pastor Alwin Thomas is scheduled to address the gathering.

Shamli: ‘Ghar wapsi’ for Dalit man after ‘counselling’ from Bajrang Dal

April 26, 2018 8:00 am

Ghar Wapsi? A Bajrang Dal office-bearer said the Dalit man reconverted after they “convinced” him, and that he also took a pledge to “remain a Hindu throughout his life”.

Blind couple among 13 in Madhya Pradesh held for ‘conversion’

January 19, 2016 12:04 pm

Officers from the Kukshi station said they had also launched a search for four more persons in connection with the alleged conversion attempt in the house of a local resident, Shankar Singh, on January 14.

In Germany, Muslim refugees who hope to stay convert in droves

September 07, 2015 12:36 am

Most said their decision was based on belief, but one Iranian woman said she was convinced most people had joined the church only to improve their chances for asylum.

Defined by exclusion

July 22, 2015 12:00 am

Its excommunicated reveal the reality of the Pakistani state.

US religious freedom panel slams Modi government for India’s ‘minority policy’

May 01, 2015 6:01 am

The report says Christians and Hindus who convert to Christianity or another faith have reported more frequent harassment.

Why blame our govt for communal attacks in states: Centre

April 29, 2015 10:04 am

Rajnath assured that the government will not tolerate anything that disturbs communal harmony.