Love Jihad
Opinion  /  Published 22.01.22

Troubled template

If the Bharatiya Janata Party is defeated in the upcoming elections in Uttar Pradesh, it would represent the first electoral defeat of Hindu rashtra. Of course, the BJP has been defeated many tim...
By Asim Ali

India  /  Published 09.10.21

Karnataka: 10 held for youth ‘murder’

Ten persons have been arrested on the charge of murdering a Muslim youth who was in a relationship with a Hindu girl in Belgaum, Karnataka. The girl’s parents — Eerappa Basavanna Kumbar, ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 04.10.21

Politics by other means

According to Joseph Kallarangatt, the Catholic bishop of Pala, Muslims in Kerala are pursuing a sinister plot against his flock. They make matrimonial forays and narcotic infiltrations into the fold a...
By Valson Thampu

India  /  Published 18.09.21

Kerala minister meets bishop

The Kerala government on Friday sent a minister to meet a Catholic bishop whose allegations about “love jihad” and “narcotic jihad” have sparked outrage, while back-channel eff...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 24.08.21

Free to marry: Gujarat love jihad law

The intent of a law must be clear in its phrasing. So, when the advocate general, Kamal Trivedi, told the division bench of the Gujarat High Court that the Gujarat Freedom of Religion (Amendment) Act,...
By The Editorial Board


India  /  Published 12.08.21

Hindu outfit booked for hate crime

Police here booked 25 members of a right-wing Hindu group for allegedly thrashing a vendor selling "henna", according to an official. The Kranti Sena has also been running a "campaign&...
By Our bureau and PTI in Muzaffarnagar

India  /  Published 13.07.21

Societal pressure mars interfaith wedding

Buckling under pressure from their Hindu community members, parents of a 28-year-old woman in Maharashtra's Nashik district have called off her marriage ceremony with a Muslim man, sources said. ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Nashik

India  /  Published 13.06.21

RLD chief: Love jihad won’t work in UP

Asserting that the BJP's alleged "apathy" towards protesting farmers will hurt it in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, RLD chief Jayant Chaudhary on Sunday said artificial issues such as...
By Asim Kamal in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.05.21

Gujarat law on ‘love jihad’ jail

The governor of BJP-ruled Gujarat has given his assent to an amendment bill that provides for prison sentences ranging from three to 10 years for fraudulent or forcible conversion through marriage, ma...
By PTI in Ahmedabad

Opinion  /  Published 20.05.21

Distraction by design

In June 2020, Patanjali Ayurved, an Indian packaged goods company, launched Coronil, an ayurvedic medication. It was marketed as a treatment for respiratory diseases, including Covid-19. Ini...
By Anindita Nag


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