Love Jihad
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

India  /  Published 13.12.20

Plea in HC against ‘love jihad’ law

An appeal has been filed in Allahabad High Court challenging the Uttar Pradesh ordinance against “love jihad”, calling the government move “morally and constitutionally repugnant&rdq...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 12.12.20

Muslim girl, Hindu boy? It’s love, not jihad

When a Muslim woman eloped with a Hindu man in Bareilly last week, the police saw no love jihad or yuddh, deciding that as consenting adults they had the right to live together. But in several recent...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 09.12.20

Without law: UP's targeted discrimination

By The Editorial Board


India  /  Published 03.12.20

Chouhan: love jihad warning

In a strong warning against religious conversion, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday said that those plotting anything like 'love jihad' will be destroyed. T...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Bhopal

India  /  Published 29.11.20

UP lodges first case under anti-conversion law

Uttar Pradesh has lodged its first case under the new anti-conversion law at Bareilly district on the basis of a complaint filed by the father of a young woman. According to officials, the case was r...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Bareilly

Opinion  /  Published 27.11.20

Love in law: Allahabad HC negates love jihad

It is puzzling when courts and state governments go in opposite directions. The Allahabad High Court has reportedly asserted that no individual, family or State can interfere in the decision of two co...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 25.11.20

Yogi sticks to 'love jihad' law

The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday approved a draft ordinance to curb religious conversions for marriage, described as “love jihad” by multiple BJP leaders. According to t...
By Our Special Correspondent, PTI in Allahabad

India  /  Published 24.11.20

Love jihad: UP nod to ordinance

The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday approved a draft ordinance against the religious conversion for the sake of love and marriage, as a result of which violators can be imprisoned for up to 10 yea...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Lucknow


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