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No plans to enact anti-conversion law to curb interfaith marriages, Centre tells Lok Sabha
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No plans to enact anti-conversion law to curb interfaith marriages, Centre tells Lok Sabha

Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said in a written reply to the Lower House, that detection and investigation of offences related to religious conversions is the concern of state governments

Madhya Pradesh Cabinet clears Bill against 'love jihad'; 10-year jail term, Rs 1 lakh fine among proposed provisions
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Madhya Pradesh Cabinet clears Bill against 'love jihad'; 10-year jail term, Rs 1 lakh fine among proposed provisions

'This Bill will replace the Religious Freedom Act of 1968 (after the approval by the state Assembly),' state home minister Narottam Mishra said

Madhya Pradesh mulls law on fradulent conversions; offenders may face 10 years in jail, fine up to Rs 1 lakh
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Madhya Pradesh mulls law on fradulent conversions; offenders may face 10 years in jail, fine up to Rs 1 lakh

Under the proposed law, no person in the state will be able to convert anyone directly or otherwise through marriage or by any other fraudulent means by luring or intimidating anyone

Uttar Pradesh registers first case under new anti-conversion law in Bareilly district
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Uttar Pradesh registers first case under new anti-conversion law in Bareilly district

On Saturday, Governor Anandiben Patel assented to an ordinance against forcible or fraudulent religious conversions. The law stipulates imprisonment up to 10 years and a maximum fine of Rs 50,000

Arunachal Pradesh govt plans to repeal anti-conversion law ahead of 2019 polls; tribal leaders oppose move
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Arunachal Pradesh govt plans to repeal anti-conversion law ahead of 2019 polls; tribal leaders oppose move

BJP has decided to overturn the anti-conversion law in Arunachal Pradesh. The state's chief minister said that the law undermined secularism and targeted the Christians

Madhya Pradesh Police arrests Christian priest, questions seminary members after Bajrang Dal alleges forced conversions
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Madhya Pradesh Police arrests Christian priest, questions seminary members after Bajrang Dal alleges forced conversions

Police arrested Christian priest and were questioning members of a seminary after Bajrang Dal accused them of trying to convert villagers to Christianity

Marital rape must be criminalised: Too many women have been harmed and treated like slaves
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Marital rape must be criminalised: Too many women have been harmed and treated like slaves

Stats show that over 90 per cent women have suffered acts of sexual harassment. Sex in a marriage is part of love. It is not an act of savagery or dominance. Bring in the law.

BJP doesn't support ghar wapsi: Anti-conversion law is need of the hour, says BJP leader
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BJP doesn't support ghar wapsi: Anti-conversion law is need of the hour, says BJP leader

Amdist ongoing row over "ghar wapsi", BJP leader and Union Minister Kalraj Mishra today said an anti-coversion law was needed and every party must support it.

Existing laws sufficient to prevent forced conversions, says Heptulla
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Existing laws sufficient to prevent forced conversions, says Heptulla

However, the Union minority affairs minister made it clear that she would abide by her party line which favours a new law as of now provided a political consensus is formed.

Rajnath says anti-conversion law will be brought in only if there is consensus
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Rajnath says anti-conversion law will be brought in only if there is consensus

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said the Centre would think of bringing an anti-conversion law if there was consensus among political parties on the matter.

Rajnath calls for anti-conversion law, asks political parties to brood over it
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Rajnath calls for anti-conversion law, asks political parties to brood over it

The Union minister was in Lucknow to attend the platinum jubilee function of a girls' college where he made the statement.

30 Christians converted in Kerala by VHP: RSS demand for anti-conversion law is unfair
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30 Christians converted in Kerala by VHP: RSS demand for anti-conversion law is unfair

The Sangh Parivar would be in more agreeable light if it focuses on reasons why people shift to other religions, inviting the great risk of being socially ostracized.

Govt's answer to oppn backlash: Make anti-conversion law for India
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Govt's answer to oppn backlash: Make anti-conversion law for India

On the particular incident of conversion in Agra, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkiah Naidu made it clear that the Centre had no role in dealing with it as it was a subject matter of the Uttar Pradesh government.