Bandi Sanjay Kumar Comments On Suicide

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Bandi Sanjay Claims Love Jihad Angle In Warangal Suicide Case

Telangana BJP President Bandi Sanjay Kumar reacted to the suicide of Warangal medical college student, Preethi. On February 24, Kumar addressed the media and called the incident a clear case of love-jihad. He demanded special investigation and said, "This is a ‘Love Jihad’ case.  They are trapping Hindu girls and money is being transferred from foreign countries." Notably, a first-year student committed… read-more

Fri, 24 Feb 2023 - 04:53 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Warangal Student, Medical College, Love Jihad, BJP, Sanjay Kumar

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Inter-faith Marriage Ignites 'Love Jihad' Row

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.

Wed, 13 Apr 2022 - 05:01 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: Interfaith, Love Jihad, communal, Religion, religion conversion

 CM Vijay Rupani

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Gujarat Eyes 'Love Jihad' Law, Bids 5 Year Jail For Religious Conversions

The Gujarat government is all set to amend the Gujarat Freedom of Religion Act, 2003 to impose stricter consequences against forced religious conversions through marriage. Reportedly, the amendment bill proposed in the state assembly on March 29 comes with a five-year jail term and Rs 2-lakh penalty on the forced religious conversion of women. Notably, the amendment is in line with the ‘Love Jihad’ laws passed by the MP and UP governments.… read-more

Wed, 31 Mar 2021 - 10:47 AM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: Love Jihad, Vijay Rupani, Gujarat, Anti-conversion Law

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MP Assembly Passes Freedom Of Religion Bill 2021 By Voice Vote

Madhya Pradesh state assembly on March 8 passed 'Freedom of Religion Bill 2021' through voice vote. Aimed at providing freedom of religion, the bill prohibits religious conversions by force or any kind of spurious means. Moreover, a few provisions in the law allow imprisoning of the offender for up to ten years.  Interestingly, the move came after Uttar Pradesh and Haryana passed anti-conversion laws, touted as 'love jihad.’

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 - 07:56 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Love Jihad, Madhya Pradesh, MP state assembly, Freedom of Religion Bill 2021

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Gujarat Accompanies UP, MP Row; Plans To Introduce Anti 'Love Jihad' Law

Gujarat Home Minister Pradipsinh Jadeja has affirmed that the state will introduce a bill to counter 'love jihad' in its month-long budget session that started on March 1. Jadeja said, "The (Dharma Swatantrata) bill will prohibit and provision punishments for conversion by misinterpretation, under influence, coercion, marriage or any fraudulent means." As of now, two BJP ruled states - Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh have already passed… read-more

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 - 11:27 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Gujarat, Home Minister, Pradipsinh Jadeja, Love Jihad, UP, Madhya Pradesh

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Allahabad high court grants police protection to interfaith couple

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Allahabad HC Affirms Validity Of Two Adults Residing Consensually

Granting police protection to an interfaith couple, the Allahabad High Court has affirmed that "nobody is entitled to interfere" in the peaceful life of two adults residing consensually. The court's observation, concerning the Muslim man and Hindu woman who converted to Islam, is noteworthy in the backdrop of the UP government's recently-passed 'love jihad' ordinance. The ordinance prescribes 10-year imprisonment and ₹ 25,000 forfeiture… read-more

Sat, 09 Jan 2021 - 12:19 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Allahabad High Court, Love Jihad, Anti-conversion Law, UP Police

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Muzaffarnagar Police Exonerates Brothers Charged Against Love Jihad

Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar police have withdrawn charges against two brothers - Nadeem and Salman - who were previously charged under contentious 'Love Jihad' law. The brothers were accused of unlawfully forcing a woman to change her religion, following which an FIR was filed against them in Mansurpur police station. However, SHO Dharmendra Pal has informed the police have given the duo a clean chit due to the absence of evidence.

Fri, 08 Jan 2021 - 06:30 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Love Jihad, Anti-conversion Law, UP Police, Muzaffarnagar

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Supreme Court of India

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Supreme Court To Hear Petitions Questioning Love Jihad Laws

The Supreme Court agreed to hear pleas questioning the constitutional validity of the 'Love Jihad' laws on January 6. The apex court stated that it would hear pleas and arrive at a resolution rather than staying the implementation of the laws at present. Reportedly, the plea was filed by advocate Vishal Thakre, an NGO Citizen for Justice and Peace, and others. Earlier, the laws were passed in three states including Uttar Pradesh.

Wed, 06 Jan 2021 - 03:18 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Supreme Court of India, Love Jihad, Anti-conversion Law

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UP: 104 Retired IAS Officers Demand Withdrawal Of Love Jihad law

Through an open letter addressed to CM Yogi Adityanath, a group of 104 retired IAS officers has condemned the 'love jihad' law that aims to halt forcible religious conversions. The bureaucrats demanded to "re-educate" police and politicians of the state about the Constitution. “You can pose no greater threat to the nation than by turning its own citizens against one another,” the letter read. It also sought the Courts' intervention "to stem… read-more

Wed, 30 Dec 2020 - 06:13 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Love Jihad, CM Yogi Adityanath, Uttar Pradesh, Constitution

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Love Jihad: MP Cabinet Passes Anti-Conversion Bill

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Madhya Pradesh Passes Love Jihad Bill 2020; Rs 50,000 penalty For Violators

Madhya Pradesh becomes the third state among the Indian states to pass the 'Freedom Of Religion Bill 2020' in-order to prevent the forceful religious conversions. "The forceful conversion will attract 1-5 yrs of imprisonment and a minimum Rs 25,000 fine," said MP Home Minister Narottam Mishra. Also, incase of a minor or woman or someone from Scheduled Tribe will lead to 2-10 years imprisonment and minimum penalty of up to Rs 50,000.

Sat, 26 Dec 2020 - 03:12 PM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: Madhya Pradesh, Love Jihad, Anti-conversion Law

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