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Karnataka To Enact Law Banning Religious Conversions For Marital Reasons

Nov 03, 2020 PTI

Karnataka joins other BJP-ruled states in introducing legal provisions against 'love jihad'

Kerala Christian Girl Says She Fled To UAE For Love, Not To Join Terror Group

Sep 30, 2019 PTI

'I have found my true calling and have come to Abu Dhabi of my own free will. No one forced me. I am an adult citizen of India and can make my own decision,' 19-year-old Christian girl said.


Punjab CM Amarinder Singh Offers Help To Sikh Girl Forcibly Converted To Islam In Pakistan

The 19-year-old girl is the daughter of a 'granthi' (priest) at Gurudwara Tambu Sahib and was converted to Islam at gunpoint.

Hindu Sisters Not Forcibly Converted To Islam, Rules Pakistan Court, Days After Sushma's Twitter Spat

Apr 11, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The two girls, Raveena (13) and Reena (15), and their spouses petitioned the Islamabad High Court on March 25 against alleged harassment by police after their father and brother alleged that the girls were forced into changing their religion, and then married to Muslim men.


Pakistan HC Orders Protection For 2 Hindu Girls After Alleged Forced Conversion

A Pakistani high court on Tuesday ordered official protection for the two Hindu girls due to concern about their safety as authorities widened a probe to ascertain if the teenage sisters were abducted, forcibly converted and married.

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25 March, 2019

Pakistan Forced Conversion: Man Suspected Of Assisting Wedding Of Two Hindu Girls Arrested

Outlook Web Bureau

After the two Pakistani Hindu girls were kidnapped, soon a video went viral in which a cleric was purportedly shown solemnising the Nikah (marriage) of the two girls, triggering nationwide outrage.


15 January, 2019

BJP Doesn't Discriminate, But Mass Conversions Is A Matter Of Concern: Rajnath Singh

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Rajnath Singh said he supports the freedom to follow any religion but was of the opinion that a debate is needed as mass conversion is a matter of concern for any country.


03 October, 2018

Muslim Man, Family Convert To Hinduism To Get His Son's Death 'Properly Probed'

Outlook Web Bureau

Akhtar later told reporters that he felt the religion change might spur police to "properly investigate his son's murder".


12 March, 2018

My Parents Need Time To Accept I'm Muslim: Hadiya

Outlook Web Bureau

"Some anti national forces misguided my parents...My parents also need some time to come to terms with all that has happened."



15 December, 2017

Police Detain Catholic Christmas Carol Singers In Satna, Bajrang Dal Men Set Priest’s Car On Fire

Outlook Web Bureau

The group was at the police station till midnight.


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27 November, 2017

Was Hadiya Forced To Convert? Supreme Court To Hear Her Today

Outlook Web Bureau

The apex court would likely to know and take on record the opinions of Hadiya.



12 September, 2017

'All Indians Originally Hindus', RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat Says Hinduism's Door Open To All

Outlook Web Bureau

"We don't convert people to Hinduisim and we believe that our forefathers, no matter which community we represent today, were Hindus," he said



08 August, 2017

Pakistani Cleric Accuses Hindu Lawmaker Lal Chand Malhi Of Being A RAW Agent

Outlook Web Bureau

Hindu member of Pakistan's National Assembly Lal Chand Malhi is being targeted in the country for his stance against forced conversions of minorities.


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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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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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