A massive row broke out in Kerala after a Muslim man, belonging to the CPI (M)'s youth wing, tied the knot with a Christian woman. The family of the girl has accused the man of 'love jihad.' Things got even more heated after a former MLA publicly backed those allegations. He eventually backtracked on his remarks after pressure grew. The newly-weds have denied the allegations levelled by the kin.
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The Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government has announced to provide "safe house" for interfaith and inter-caste couples, whose relationships are opposed by their families. The government has issued a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP), which also ensures to create "special cells" for the protection of couples. Moreover, the services women helpline number 181 will be extended for interfaith and inter-caste couples and the tele-callers will be… read-more
An advertisement by the Tanishq jewellery brand has been reportedly taken down after social media outrage that accused the brand of promoting 'Love Jihad.' While the hashtag boycott Tanishq was trending on social media on October 12, there were many others who called the boycott a 'bigotry' as well. Reportedly, the advertisement showed a pregnant daughter-in-law being surprised with a traditional Hindu baby shower by her Muslim… read-more
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