Love jihad is a new addition to the existing Islamophobic conspiracy theory.
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.
The BJP said the remark made by the Bishop Joseph Kallarangatt is the voice of the community.
The Gujarat High Court said the interim order has been passed to protect people from unnecessary harassment.
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.
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.
The protest was led by the Jag Aasra Guru Ott (Jago), a religious party recognised under the Societies Registration Act, 1860.
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.
Assam Assembly Election 2021: Amit Shah said appropriate laws and policies will be put in place to strengthen Assamese culture and civilisation.
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.
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.
The bill replaces the ordinance which sought to monitor religious conversions and had provisions of 10 years' imprisonment in some cases
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
The family members of the victim hired a contract killer from Mahuli to kill her, said the police
The major announcement comes amid a poll rally in Vadodara ahead of the municipal corporation elections.
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.
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
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
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.