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Inter-Faith Marriages

Urfi Javed: I Will Never Marry A Muslim Guy

Dec 23, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Actress Urfi Javed said that she will never marry a Muslim man. She also stated that Muslim men expect certain behaviours from their wives.

Tejashwi Reaches Patna With Wife, Lifts The Veil On Her Name

Dec 14, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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.”

Allahabad High Court Asks Centre To Consider Uniform Civil Code

"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.

09 March, 2021

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

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.

04 March, 2021

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

Tabeenah Anjum

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

Photo Gallery

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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