Actress Urfi Javed said that she will never marry a Muslim man. She also stated that Muslim men expect certain behaviours from their wives.
About the hushed manner in which his wedding took place, he said, “It was an occasion for two families to get acquainted with each other. Had we invited lots of guests, all attention would have got diverted towards them.”
"The UCC is necessity and mandatorily required today. It cannot be made 'purely voluntary' as was observed by B.R. Ambedkar 75 years back, in view of the apprehension and fear expressed by the members of the minority community," the court said.
The Bill will have provision for 3-10 years in jail and a fine of up to Rs 5 lakh if the accused is found guilty.
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.
The accused, Mainuddin of Bhelapur village, had met the woman last year and introduced himself as Munna Yadav
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.
Pinky Saini’s partner Roshan Mahawar accuses Rajasthan police of not acting on time.
The government was responding to questions in parliament in the wake of widely-criticised laws pitched in several BJP-ruled states that target interfaith marriages.
Earlier this month, the state government promulgated the Freedom of Religion-2020 ordinance, which provides for 10 years in jail in some cases.
Advocate Saurabh Kumar and others in their PIL asked the court to declare the ordinance as ultra vires of the Constitution.
The apex court, however, refused to stay controversial provisions of laws.
Neeraj had married in November, but the brother of the woman was allegedly unhappy over the marriage and stabbed him to death
The ordinance on the Freedom of Religion Bill, 2020, has been sent to state Governor Anandiben Patel for approval, state Home Minister Narottam Mishra said.
On December 14, the girl, a Dalit, and her former classmate, a Muslim, were walking back home after a friend’s birthday party
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.
On an FIR filed by the father, the police had produced the woman before a judicial magistrate, before whom she made a statement that she had married of her own will.
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
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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