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Inter-Faith Marriages

Allahabad High Court Asks Centre To Consider Uniform Civil Code

Nov 19, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

"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.

After MP And UP, Gujarat Assembly Passes ‘Love Jihad’ Bill Penalising ‘Unlawful’ Religious Conversion

Apr 02, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

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.

Accused of Conversion, Two Nuns Harassed On Train In UP; Amit Shah Assures Action

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.

UP Man Held For Marrying Woman Using Fake Identity, Then Forcing Her To Convert

Mar 09, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The accused, Mainuddin of Bhelapur village, had met the woman last year and introduced himself as Munna Yadav

Against Love That Leads To 'Jihad', Says Madhya Pradesh Minister As Anti-Conversion Bill Cleared

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.

04 March, 2021

Rajasthan: Family Kills 18-Year-Old Girl For Loving Dalit Man

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Pinky Saini’s partner Roshan Mahawar accuses Rajasthan police of not acting on time.

03 February, 2021

No Proposal On Central Anti-Conversion Law To Curb Inter-Faith Marriages: Centre

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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.

19 January, 2021

Love Jihad: 28-Year-Old Man Arrested Under Madhya Pradesh’s New Anti-Conversion Law

Outlook Web Bureau

Earlier this month, the state government promulgated the Freedom of Religion-2020 ordinance, which provides for 10 years in jail in some cases.

08 January, 2021

Allahabad HC Will Be Hearing PIL Challenging ‘Love Jihad’ Ordinance In UP On January 15

Outlook Web Bureau

Advocate Saurabh Kumar and others in their PIL asked the court to declare the ordinance as ultra vires of the Constitution.

06 January, 2021

SC To Hear Plea Challenging UP, Uttarakhand Laws On Interfaith Marriages

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The apex court, however, refused to stay controversial provisions of laws.

03 January, 2021

Inter-Caste Marriage In Haryana Claims 23-Year Old Man's Life


Neeraj had married in November, but the brother of the woman was allegedly unhappy over the marriage and stabbed him to death


29 December, 2020

'Love Jihad': MP Cabinet Gives Nod To Ordinance On Anti-Conversion Bill


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.

25 December, 2020

Muslim Youth Booked Under ‘Love Jihad’ Law For Walking Home With A Friend In UP

Outlook Web Bureau

On December 14, the girl, a Dalit, and her former classmate, a Muslim, were walking back home after a friend’s birthday party

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.

23 December, 2020

No Interference If An Adult Marries, Converts As Per Her Choice: Calcutta HC


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.

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

04 December, 2020

14 Booked Under New Anti-Conversion Law In UP’s Mau


The law provides for imprisonment of up to 10 years and a maximum fine of Rs 50,000 under different categories.


04 December, 2020

Cops In UP Stop Inter-Faith Wedding, Cite Anti-Conversion Ordinance

Outlook Web Bureau

At the police station, both sides were asked to first seek clearance for the marriage from the Lucknow District Magistrate

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Congress General Secretary and AICC in-charge of Uttar Pradesh (UP) Priyanka Gandhi speaks during 'Pratigya rally', ahead of UP Assembly elections 2022, in Moradabad.

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. K. Stalin visits the flood affected areas, in Thoothukudi.

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Doctors release a health advisory during an awareness campaign against air pollution to mark National Pollution Control Day, in Kolkata.

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Rashtriya Janata Dal MLA Bhai Virendra and BJP MLA Sanjay Saravgi go for compromise in the presence of Speaker Vijay Kumar Sinha, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav and Deputy CM Tarkishor Prasad following a verbal spat between...

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