Love Jihad
Opinion  /  Published 23.01.21

Steps to build anti-Islamophobic movement

As the last year winded towards its end, two sets of events defined the state of the country. One was the series of attacks on mosques in Madhya Pradesh, where Hindutva mobs set out to terro...
By Asim Ali in

India  /  Published 14.01.21

Dave: SC didn't act on CAA

Dave expressed surprise that the Supreme Court had conducted a hearing on Tuesday despite Monday evening’s order clearly stating that “List the matters tomorrow ie, 12-01-2021, for orders&...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 13.01.21

Love jihad: chasing a phantom in Assam

The Bharatiya Janata Party-led government in Assam is planning to bring a law that will make it mandatory for the bride and the groom to disclose information about their religion and income in officia...
By Subir Bhaumik in

India  /  Published 07.01.21

SC doesn’t stay ‘love jihad’ laws

The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notices to the Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand governments on petitions challenging the constitutionality of legislation they had passed or promulgated criminalisin...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.01.21

SC to look at love jihad law

The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to look into the controversial new laws of the Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand governments against ‘unlawful’ religious conversions on the pretext of in...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


Entertainment  /  Published 03.01.21

New Year, His Way

With Bengal going to the polls in a few months’ time, and communal cacophony guaranteed from all political corners, perhaps pausing for a moment and replaying a distinct sound of temperance woul...
By Bharathi S. Pradhan in

India  /  Published 31.12.20

Rajnath backs ‘love jihad’ law

Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday asked “why should there be conversion”, as he backed the controversial anti-conversion law enacted by the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pr...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.12.20

Love-jihad law violate constitution: Owaisi

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday hit out at BJP governments for bringing ordinances against religious conversion through fraudulent means, including those for the sake of marriage, claiming the...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Hyderabad

West Bengal  /  Published 23.12.20

HC: won't interfere in an adult's decision to marry

Hearing a petition by a father claiming that his daughter has been unduly influenced to marry a man of a different religion, the Calcutta High Court has observed that there can be no interference if a...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 16.12.20

Watch out: religious bias

A law is the codified expression of dominant social values. Or of the prohibitions they imply. The determination with which the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath, pushed through the ord...
By The Editorial Board in


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