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Love Jihad

The Transgressive Love Jihad Conspiracy Theory Oppresses Women’s Freedom

Jan 14, 2022 Faroagh Ul Islam

Love jihad is a new addition to the existing Islamophobic conspiracy theory.

Kerala Church Sparks Row Mentioning 'Love Jihad' In Students' Handbook; Expresses Regret After Protest

Sep 16, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

When the book triggered a row after various Muslim outfits asked the government to confiscate it, the church authorities expressed regret on Wednesday and clarified that they did not intend to hurt any religion or faith and aimed only to keep the youth rooted in the Christianity.

‘Narcotic Love Jihad’ Controversy in Kerala, BJP Backs Bishop

The BJP said the remark made by the Bishop Joseph Kallarangatt is the voice of the community.

Gujarat HC Stays Certain Sections Of ‘Anti-Love Jihad’ Law

Aug 19, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The Gujarat High Court said the interim order has been passed to protect people from unnecessary harassment.

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.

11 July, 2021

Hindu Boy Lying To Muslim Woman Also Jihad: Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

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Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday said that he had reservations against the term "Love Jihad" but asserted that nobody will be allowed to cheat a woman.

29 June, 2021

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

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

02 April, 2021

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

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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.

26 March, 2021

BJP Will Enact Laws Against 'Love, Land Jihad' If Voted To Power: Amit Shah In Assam

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Assam Assembly Election 2021: Amit Shah said appropriate laws and policies will be put in place to strengthen Assamese culture and civilisation.

20 March, 2021

RSS Supports States Enacting Laws Against 'Love Jihad': Dattatreya Hosabale

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Hosabale also stressed the need for an intellectual campaign aimed at giving the right perspective to the narrative of India and he said the Sangh will work towards this in the days ahead.

09 March, 2021

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

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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

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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.

01 March, 2021

BJP-Led Madhya Pradesh Govt Introduces Anti-Conversion Bill

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The bill replaces the ordinance which sought to monitor religious conversions and had provisions of 10 years' imprisonment in some cases

27 February, 2021

Kerala Assembly Polls 2021| Party Will Bring A Law To Curb Love Jihad In State: BJP State Chief

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There are more cases of love jihad in Kerala than they are in Uttar Pradesh and the Christian community is also being targeted by it, said BJP state chief K Surendran

15 February, 2021

Woman Burnt Alive In Uttar Pradesh Over Inter-Faith Love Affair

Outlook Web Bureau

The family members of the victim hired a contract killer from Mahuli to kill her, said the police

15 February, 2021

Gujarat To Bring Law Against 'Love Jihad': CM Vijay Rupani

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The major announcement comes amid a poll rally in Vadodara ahead of the municipal corporation elections.

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.


02 February, 2021

Centre Has Not Planned Any Laws Against Interfaith Marriages: MHA In Parliament

Outlook Web Bureau

On being questioned about legislations against interfaith marriages in BJP-ruled states, the Centre responded that it is not planning any laws against the conversion of religions

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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