How FIFA World Cup host Qatar is seeking to change mindset on Islam
Qatar has taken advantage of the FIFA World Cup to reach out to the hundreds of thousands of visiting fans to change their minds about Islam or even make conversions. The campaign is being pursued across Qatar offering booklets in different languages, explaining Islam and the Prophet Muhammad
Madhya Pradesh: Mosque caretaker booked for converting Hindu youth troubled by family dispute to Islam
The youth told the media that he had gone to Nagchun five months ago as he was under stress due to his family dispute. He met Noorani Masjid's Alim Ameenudin Qadri there who asked him to accept Islam as it would bring him peace and help him to get rid of his troubles
Who was Dilip Singh Judeo, the champion of ‘ghar wapsi’ in Chhattisgarh, whose statue Mohan Bhagwat will unveil?
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat will unveil the statue of former Union minister Dilip Singh Judeo in Chhattisgarh today. Born into the erstwhile royal family of Jashpur, the BJP leader is known for the controversial ‘ghar wapsi’ campaign in the state, where tribals were ‘reconverted’ to Hinduism
Swedish tourist held for allegedly trying to convert people in Assam
The tourists allegedly violated the Indian tourist visa rules by attending the prayer meet at a tea garden in Ghinai with the intention to convert the local people
Kidnapped, converted, married to abductor: Yet another minor Hindu girl suffers the usual in Pakistan
The 15-year-old Hindu girl was "forcibly converted and married" to Shaman Magsi on 30 August in Balochistan. The 'nikah nama' (marriage certificate) of the two shows that the girl is 19 years old
Karnataka: Youth forcibly converted to Islam, circumcised, fed beef
In his complaint, the victim said that the accused allegedly gave him a pistol in his hand, took a photograph and threatened to post it on social media to project him as a terrorist, if he did not convert at least three Hindus
In Your Face | Conversion is a primary reason for religious discord in India, must be stopped immediately
We need to realise that religion is a map that helps bring us to the door of spirituality; we can either open the door or wander aimlessly looking for God
Hindus converting to other religions for marriage are wrong, says Mohan Bhagwat
The RSS chief spoke about preserving traditional family values and traditions. He also urged people to visit Indian tourist sites, consume home-grown food and wear traditional outfits.
Sikh community demands law after reports of woman's forced conversion, marriage to Muslim man: All you need to know
Members of the Sikh community took to the streets in Jammu, Kathua, Udhampur, Reasi, Srinagar and Anantnag, and blocked highways in some areas
UP's 'love jihad' ordinance militates against right to privacy, will allow political groups to jeopardise public order
It is crucial to understand the salient features of the law to understand its true intent and impact
''Love jihad': Uttar Pradesh cabinet clears ordinance against 'unlawful' conversions
UP government spokesperson Sidharth Nath Singh said punishment under the new law is a jail term from one to five years, and a fine of Rs 15,000
Madhya Pradesh to bring law against 'love jihad' in next Assembly session, says state minister Narottam Mishra
The bill proposes a rigorous imprisonment for a period of five years for 'luring a person through fraud and forcing marriage by religious conversion'
#MeToo in India: SC declines urgent hearing of PIL seeking filing of FIRs, says cases will be heard in regular course
The 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.
#MeToo in India: I was raped by the man leading protests against the Kathua sexual assault; he’s now out on bail
His 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.
Uttar Pradesh: Muslim man and family embrace Hinduism in bid to get police to probe son's death
Akhtar, 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.
Kerala floods: Call for religion-centric donations amid disaster absurd, disservice to people in distress
Amid 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.
RSS event in Nagpur: Sikh member in khaki part of Sangh's efforts to rebrand itself, promote Hindu nationalism
RSS has been working hard to bring a change in its image as a Hindu-only outfit and become a nationalist brand instead
Kerala HC says govt can't question citizens' right to religious conversion by insisting on certification
The 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
Rajasthan HC issues guidelines to check forced conversions and inter-faith marriages, makes 30 days advance notice mandatory
Any person going for religious conversion on his own should inform the district collector 30 days in advance, the Jodhpur High Court ordered on Friday
Nine arrested in Hyderabad for allegedly converting poor children in Telangana to Islam
Nine 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.