Lucknow/UNI: Even as Uttar Pradesh government has enforced the controversial Love Jihad Ordinance in the state on Saturday, the principal opposition Samajwadi Party has announced to opposed the new Ordinance terming it as an anti-people law.
Lucknow/UNI: Uttar Pradesh Cabinet on Tuesday passed an Ordinance to prohibit forced religious conversions for the sake of marriage, making it a punishable offense.
Prayagraj/IBNS: In a significant judgement amid the "love jihad" debate in the country, the Allahabad High Court on Tuesday cancelled the case filed against a Muslim man by the parents of his wife who got married after converting her religion, media reports said.
Kolkata/IBNS: Trinamool Congress MP Nusrat Jahan on Monday said love and jihad don't go hand-in-hand and people come up with this kind of topics just ahead of elections.
Lucknow/UNI: With the Uttar Pradesh government planning to bring a law to curb alleged 'love jihad' and forcible religious conversion, Urdu poet Munawwar Rana on Monday said that the new law should first be used against the leaders of Bharatiya Janta Party and their family members who have married outside the community.
Bengaluru/IBNS: Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai has said his government is consulting experts to form laws to tackle "social evil" love jihad, after a former Karnataka minister in a tweet said such a law could be formed considering Allahabad High Court's recent order declaring religious conversions just for the sake of marriage unacceptable.
Thiruvananthapuram/IBNS: After Hindu right-wing bodies, an influential body of Christian bishops in Kerala has raised concerns over the rising cases of "Love Jihad" which is threatening secular harmony in the state, an NDTV report said.
Kochi/UNI: Syro Malabar Synod on Wednesday demanded action against 'Love Jihad' as he alleged that girls belonging to Christian community are being murdered by them nowadays in Kerala.
New Delhi: Considering "love jihad" as a threat to the Christian community, National Commission for Minorities Vice-Chairman George Kurian wrote a letter to Union Home Minister Amit Shah demanding a probe by National Investigation Agency (NIA) and strict law to curb these "fraudulent activities of radicalised elements", The Hindu reported.
Guwahati, Aug 23 (IBNS): A Muslim youth was seriously injured after he was beaten up by a mob in Assam’s Hojai district for alleged involvement in ‘Love Jihad’.
Guwahati, Aug 26 (IBNS): In yet another instance of moral policing in Assam, a couple was allegedly beaten by some people in the name of ‘Love Jihad’.
Jaipur, Dec 7 (IBNS) : Police on Thursday arrested a man after a Muslim labourer was hacked to death in Rajsamand district of Rajasthan on Wednesday over alleged love Jihad, media reports said.
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IBNS) : The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered a probe by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) into a marriage of a Hindu woman to a Muslim man after her conversion, which was annulled by the Kerala High Court as it amounted to â€˜Love Jihadâ€™.