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UP Man Rapes School Teacher, Records Video In A Bid To Convert Her: Police

UP Man Rapes School Teacher, Records Video In A Bid To Convert Her: Police

A case has also been registered under the Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Act against five people, including the accused Amir.

13 May 2022
Christianity And The Debate Over Conversions In India

Christianity And The Debate Over Conversions In India

New book throws light on the time when Nehru and Rajendra Prasad tackled growing concerns over ‘anti-India’ activities of missionaries

29 January 2022

War Against Love: Bogey Of ‘Love Jihad’ Ignores Ways Of The Heart

The bogey of ‘love jihad’ goes way back to Kanpur in 1924 when a Muslim administrator was accused of ‘seducing’ a Hindu girl and forcing her to convert.

Every Temple Should Have Yearly Targets On Reconversion, Says BJP Yuva Morcha Chief, Withdraws Statements Later

Every Temple Should Have Yearly Targets On Reconversion, Says BJP Yuva Morcha Chief, Withdraws Statements Later

The MP has however not specified which statements he was referring to from his nearly one-and-half hour long speech.

27 December 2021

Karnataka: Rights Group Accuses Police Of Complicity In Growing ‘Hate Crimes’ Against Christians

The People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) questions the rationale behind the Karnataka government’s proposal for tabling the anti-conversion bill in...

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07 December 2021
Right-Wing Activists Vandalise Missionary School In MP Alleging Conversion Of Students

Right-Wing Activists Vandalise Missionary School In MP Alleging Conversion Of Students

Madhya Pradesh vandalism at school: The school in Vidisha district has denied charges of religious conversion. The church has called for an investigation to...


28 September 2021
K'taka Govt Is Seriously Considering Bringing In Law Against Religious Conversion: CM Basavaraj Bommai

K'taka Govt Is Seriously Considering Bringing In Law Against Religious Conversion: CM Basavaraj Bommai

Either by force or through inducement in the state, the Karnataka government would bring the law, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said.


19 July 2021
Jaipur: 28-Year-Old Woman Who Eloped With Srinagar Man Alleges Forcible Conversion, Torture

Jaipur: 28-Year-Old Woman Who Eloped With Srinagar Man Alleges Forcible Conversion, Torture

The woman was living with her husband and a minor son in Pratap Nagar where she came in contact with accused Shahid four years back.


03 July 2021
Religious Conversion: ED Raids In Delhi, UP In Alleged Money Laundering Case

Religious Conversion: ED Raids In Delhi, UP In Alleged Money Laundering Case

The case is related to the alleged conversion of some deaf students and poor people to Islam in UP with purported funding from abroad.


29 June 2021
Woman Moves Delhi HC Seeking Protection, Threatened For Willful Conversion To Islam

Woman Moves Delhi HC Seeking Protection, Threatened For Willful Conversion To Islam

From life threats to violation of right to privacy, the UP woman is facing flak for willful conversion to Islam from Hinduism


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29 June 2021
J&K: Protest Held Against 'Forced' Conversion Of Sikh Women To Islam

J&K: Protest Held Against 'Forced' Conversion Of Sikh Women To Islam

The protest was led by the Jag Aasra Guru Ott (Jago), a religious party recognised under the Societies Registration Act, 1860.


11 June 2021
‘Not Marriage, But… A Live-In Relationship,’ Nusrat Jahan’s Statement Triggers Controversy

‘Not Marriage, But… A Live-In Relationship,’ Nusrat Jahan’s Statement Triggers Controversy

Our separation happened long back, but I did not speak about it as I intended to keep my private life to myself, Nusrat Jahan said


25 March 2021
Accused of Conversion, Two Nuns Harassed On Train In UP; Amit Shah Assures Action

Accused of Conversion, Two Nuns Harassed On Train In UP; Amit Shah Assures Action

They were detained for questioning by railway police on March 19, and only after establishing there was no conversion involved, they were allowed to proceed.


17 March 2021
17-Year-Old Dalit Girl Raped In UP's Fatehpur, Forced To Change Religion

17-Year-Old Dalit Girl Raped In UP's Fatehpur, Forced To Change Religion

23-year-old Raju Ansari took the 17-year-old girl to his residence in the Lalauli police station area of the district on Friday night and allegedly raped her.


09 March 2021
Against Love That Leads To 'Jihad', Says Madhya Pradesh Minister As Anti-Conversion Bill Cleared

Against Love That Leads To 'Jihad', Says Madhya Pradesh Minister As Anti-Conversion Bill Cleared

The bill has a provision of imprisonment up to 10 years and a fine of Rs 1 lakh to curb fraudulent conversions done using misrepresentation, allurement and...


05 March 2021
UP Man Arrested For Raping Woman, Forcing Her To Change Religion

UP Man Arrested For Raping Woman, Forcing Her To Change Religion

The accused kidnapped the victim, raped her, and made objectionable videos, allegedly threatening to upload these online if she did not change her religion.


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01 March 2021
BJP-Led Madhya Pradesh Govt Introduces Anti-Conversion Bill

BJP-Led Madhya Pradesh Govt Introduces Anti-Conversion Bill

The bill replaces the ordinance which sought to monitor religious conversions and had provisions of 10 years' imprisonment in some cases


24 December 2020
Man Booked In Delhi For Raping Woman, Forcing Her To Convert For Marriage

Man Booked In Delhi For Raping Woman, Forcing Her To Convert For Marriage

According to police, a complaint was received on Monday where the woman, a resident of Sangam Vihar, came to the Sarita Vihar police station and handed over...


22 December 2020
Three Held Under New Anti-Conversion Law In UP's Azamgarh

Three Held Under New Anti-Conversion Law In UP's Azamgarh

Three men came to the village and allegedly organised a meeting to convert people to Christianity: Officials


06 December 2020
‘Forced Religious Conversion’ In MP Can Now Lead To 10 Years Of Imprisonment

‘Forced Religious Conversion’ In MP Can Now Lead To 10 Years Of Imprisonment

Under the proposed Religious Freedom Act, any person who wishes to convert will have to submit a declaration to a district magistrate at least one month in...


04 December 2020
An Unholy War

An Unholy War

BJP-ruled states are in a rush to regulate interfaith marriages. But the State has no business in prying into private lives.


04 December 2020
An Unholy War

An Unholy War

BJP-ruled states are in a rush to regulate interfaith marriages. But the State has no business in prying into private lives.


05 November 2020
Karnataka Will End Religious Conversion In Name Of 'Love Jihad': Yediyurappa

Karnataka Will End Religious Conversion In Name Of 'Love Jihad': Yediyurappa

Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai had said the government is considering a law against religious conversion for the sake of marriage.


03 November 2020
Karnataka To Enact Law Banning Religious Conversions For Marital Reasons

Karnataka To Enact Law Banning Religious Conversions For Marital Reasons

Karnataka joins other BJP-ruled states in introducing legal provisions against 'love jihad'


30 September 2019
Kerala Christian Girl Says She Fled To UAE For Love, Not To Join Terror Group

Kerala Christian Girl Says She Fled To UAE For Love, Not To Join Terror Group

'I have found my true calling and have come to Abu Dhabi of my own free will. No one forced me. I am an adult citizen of India and can make my own decision,'...


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