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Oct 22, 2018
#MeToo in India: SC declines urgent hearing of PIL seeking filing of FIRs, says cases will be heard in regular courseThe pleas were for the registration of FIR's and investigations to be ordered by the Supreme Court against all the accused. The Chief Justice of India (CJI) stated that the Supreme Court will hear the cases in the ordinary course.
Oct 20, 2018
#MeToo in India: I was raped by the man leading protests against the Kathua sexual assault; he’s now out on bailHis image as a courageous Muslim man hunted by an anti-Muslim state has not been tarnished even after triple charges of domestic violence and attempt to kill his wife for dowry and allegedly raping a female relative. Male activists like him are inevitably elevated to pedestals, where their crimes against lesser mortals become invisible.
Oct 03, 2018
Uttar Pradesh: Muslim man and family embrace Hinduism in bid to get police to probe son's deathAkhtar, resident of Badarkha village under Chhaprauli police station area, switched over to Hinduism on Monday along with family members and subsequently submitted an affidavit to the area sub-divisional magistrate, testifying to their voluntary change of religion, officials said.
Aug 20, 2018
Kerala floods: Call for religion-centric donations amid disaster absurd, disservice to people in distressAmid the Kerala floods, a section of people has been calling for donations for Hindus, claiming that Muslims and Christians have enough help. Such messages on social media have been widely decried.
Jun 09, 2018
RSS event in Nagpur: Sikh member in khaki part of Sangh's efforts to rebrand itself, promote Hindu nationalismRSS has been working hard to bring a change in its image as a Hindu-only outfit and become a nationalist brand instead
Mar 15, 2018
Kerala HC says govt can't question citizens' right to religious conversion by insisting on certificationThe Kerala High Court has held that people don't need certificates from government-approved institutions in order to change their religions, holding that governments cannot question citizens' rights to convert to another religion
Dec 16, 2017
Rajasthan HC issues guidelines to check forced conversions and inter-faith marriages, makes 30 days advance notice mandatoryAny person going for religious conversion on his own should inform the district collector 30 days in advance, the Jodhpur High Court ordered on Friday
Nov 19, 2017
Nine arrested in Hyderabad for allegedly converting poor children in Telangana to IslamNine persons were arrested on Sunday for allegedly converting children from poor families in Telangana to Islam under the pretext of providing them free education, food and shelter here, the police said.
Nov 01, 2017
Rajasthan HC pulls up police over its handling of alleged 'love jihad' case, seeks report from state govtPulling up the state police over its handling of a case of a woman's forcible conversion to Islam and marriage, the Rajasthan High Court directed it to register an FIR
Oct 13, 2017
At key RSS meet in Bhopal, saffron body to focus on outreach in Kerala, Bengal, expanding shakhasThe range of issues the RSS proposes to take up leave little scope for doubt that politics is going to occupy the minds of the delegates in the three-day meet.