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

Dec 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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

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

Dec 15, 2021 Ashutosh Sharma

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

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 find out the truth.

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

Sep 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

Outlook Web Desk

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

29 June, 2021

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

10 June, 2021

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

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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 force among other things.

05 March, 2021

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

01 March, 2021

BJP-Led Madhya Pradesh Govt Introduces Anti-Conversion Bill

Outlook Web Bureau

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


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 her complaint.

22 December, 2020

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


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 advance


05 November, 2020

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.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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