Police Complaint Against Makers Of 72 Hoorain Ahead Release

A few days ahead of the 72 Hoorain's theatrical release, a police complaint has been filed against the makers of the film for allegedly maligning the image of the Muslim community and insulting Islam religion. Notably, Saiyad Arifali Mahemmodali, who registered a complaint said, the film insults the Islam. It has been surrounded by controversies ever since its trailer was officially shared by the makers.

Tue, 04 Jul 2023 - 06:49 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Entertainment news, Police Complaint, theatrical release, FIR, Religion

Siddaramaiah Government

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Congress Led Karnataka Cabinet To Scrap Religious Conversion Law

The Congress government led by Siddaramaiah has decided to scrap the law against religious conversion introduced by the previous BJP government. The proposal was passed by the state cabinet, on June 15. Under the religious conversion law, if somebody wants to change their religious, need to sign a form, and submit the same to the district magistrate and government official. However, the current Congress-led government announced to scrap the… read-more

Thu, 15 Jun 2023 - 04:24 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Religion, Religious Conversion Law, karnataka government, siddaramaiah government, Cabinet Meeting

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Nupur Sharma, Naveen Kumar Jindal

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BJP Suspends Nupur Sharma, Dismisses Naveen Kumar Jindal For Making Harsh Comments

The BJP terminated its spokesperson Nupur Sharma from the party's main membership on June 5 and dismissed its Delhi media chief Naveen Kumar Jindal for allegedly making harsh statements on minorities. The reports come within hours after the party released a statement attempting to resolve the situation. BJP claimed that it "respects all religions" and is "strongly against any ideology that insults or demeans any sect or religion."  

Sun, 05 Jun 2022 - 07:55 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: BJP, Nupur Sharma, Religion, naveen kumar jindal, Suspended

Courtesy: ANI

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BJP Issues Statement 'Respects All Religions' After Nupur Sharma Comment

The BJP attempted to resolve a controversy following provocative comments reportedly made by party spokeswoman Nupur Sharma about Prophet Mohammed, stating that it respects all religions and firmly condemns insulting any religious personality. Arun Singh, the party's general secretary, stated in a statement that the organization is fiercely opposed to any philosophy that degrades or demeans any faith or religion. Muslim organizations have… read-more

Sun, 05 Jun 2022 - 05:15 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: BJP, Religion, Nupur Sharma, Prophet Mohammed, Arun Singh

Courtesy: DNA India

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Devotees Offer Prayers Together At Temple, Mosque With Common Entrance In Kanpur

Amid a fresh wave of communal violence across India, devotees in Kanpur are sending out a message of religious harmony. In Kanpur's Tatmil Chowk, a Hanuman temple and a mosque share one common entrance. A temple priest shared, "Aarti and Azaan take place with cooperation of both communities." Owaisi, who also visits the mosque to offer prayers, says that there is a sense of brotherhood among all the devotees there.

Tue, 03 May 2022 - 01:22 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: Religion, temple, Mosque, Kanpur, Communal Violence, Owaisi

Courtesy: ANI

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Bengaluru Official Seeks Report Over Bible Imposition In School Cotroversy

A Bangalore official recently visited the Clarence High School amid reports that the school authorities have been forcing the Bible on their students. Jerry George Mathew, the school principal, has insisted that it is a law-abiding and peace-loving school community. He acknowledged that the school policy has ignited a huge controversy. He shared that the school has consulted their advocates regarding this matter.

Mon, 25 Apr 2022 - 04:10 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: politics, Religion, Schools, students, Karnataka

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

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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

Nitish Kumar

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Hijab 'Not An Issue' In Bihar, Says CM Nitish Kumar

Taking a dig at the ongoing Hijab controversy, Nitish Kumar said it is not an issue in Bihar, and that religious sentiments are respected in the state. In a media briefing, Nitish quoted, "In Bihar schools, children wear almost the same type of dress. If someone puts something on the head, there is no need to comment on it.'' Notably, the statement came after the Hijab-saffron shawl controversy in Karnataka.

Tue, 15 Feb 2022 - 05:23 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: National, Nitish Kumar, Hijab-controversy, Religion, Bihar

Courtesy: The Indian Express

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Madras HC Hears Plea, Says To Be Tolerant Towards Other Religion

The Madras HC, on February 6, reviewed a petition filed against construction of a church, granted by the district authority.  Upholding the permission, the HC said, India is a secular country of diversities and takes pride in it. Single bench judge CV Karthikeyan said, "One of the basic tenets to be followed by every Hindu is tolerance." "The petitioner should learn to live with everybody else around him," said HC.

Sun, 06 Feb 2022 - 08:03 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Madras High Court, Single Bench Judge, secularism, diversity, Religion

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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat.

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Rising Muslim population Is A Concern, Says Mohan Bhagwat

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Chief Mohan Bhagwat on October 15 demanded a policy to balance the population in terms of religion while addressing the gathering at the annual Vijayadashmani event. Meanwhile, he also expressed concerns over the rising Muslim population in India. During his speech, the RSS chief said that religions like Jews & Parsis came to the country as "refugees", and Islam & Christian came to India through "… read-more

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 - 06:35 PM / by Joy Pillai

Tags: Mohan Bhagwat, MUSLIM, Christianity, Religion

Courtesy: The Time Of India