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Narendra Modi govt launches drive against 'subversive' NGOs to tackle dangers of suspicious foreign investments
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Narendra Modi govt launches drive against 'subversive' NGOs to tackle dangers of suspicious foreign investments

A senior official privy to the development said that officials are treating the challenges posed by these NGOs as 'fourth generation warfare', as he termed it.

Sangh Pariwar-guided Modi govt unleashing anti-minority terror campaign: CPI
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Sangh Pariwar-guided Modi govt unleashing anti-minority terror campaign: CPI

Accusing "Hindutva" forces and Modi government of unleashing an anti-minority terror campaign in the name of 'Ghar Wapsi', CPI said that all attempts are being made to divide the country on religious lines to create tensions and fear psychosis.

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.

Rajnath Singh is right: A debate on religious conversions is probably overdue
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Rajnath Singh is right: A debate on religious conversions is probably overdue

A ban on religious conversion is illiberal but a debate on conversions is not the same as communal. It is time we held a robust debate on the issue.

'Ghar wapsi' has become a bad phrase despite Article 25 guaranteeing it
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'Ghar wapsi' has become a bad phrase despite Article 25 guaranteeing it

Why has the term "ghar wapsi" become code for communalism rather than just another religious conversion programme that is guaranteed under article 25 of the constitution?

Private member bill on forced conversions introduced in Lok Sabha
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Private member bill on forced conversions introduced in Lok Sabha

A bill to ban forced conversions was among the 37 private members' bills introduced in the Lok Sabha on Friday.

Mother Teresa's objective was conversions, says RSS chief Bhagwat
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Mother Teresa's objective was conversions, says RSS chief Bhagwat

Conversion to Christianity was the main objective behind Mother Teresa's service to the poor, RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat said on Monday.

Religious conversions: If you have guts, amend Consitution, Mamata tells BJP
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Religious conversions: If you have guts, amend Consitution, Mamata tells BJP

Coming down heavily on forced religious conversions West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, in a veiled attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday, challenged it to amend the secular Indian Constitution.

If Modi overcomes Hindutva agenda, he will create a place in history: Shashi Tharoor
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If Modi overcomes Hindutva agenda, he will create a place in history: Shashi Tharoor

Attacked by detractors within the party of praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor today accused Modi of maintaining "silence" on his ministers comments on controversial issues and conversion campaign by groups like VHP.

Charlie Hebdo attack: Friendly 'punch' of Pope Francis needs a counter and here's why
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Charlie Hebdo attack: Friendly 'punch' of Pope Francis needs a counter and here's why

Should religion and faith be given immunity from ridicule and criticism, even strong criticism? The Pope seems to think so, but it is not a good idea.

Gave list of 16 cases of Love Jihad to Himachal Pradesh govt: VHP
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Gave list of 16 cases of Love Jihad to Himachal Pradesh govt: VHP

Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Tuesday said it has given a list of 16 cases of "Love-Jihad" to the Himachal Pradesh government.

Conversion row: Digvijay Singh pitches for 'Freedom of Religion Act'
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Conversion row: Digvijay Singh pitches for 'Freedom of Religion Act'

Amid voices advocating for a stringent anti-conversion law in the country, Digvijay Singh said instead of anti- conversion law, India needs a 'Freedom of Religion Act'.

Shiv Sena says nothing wrong with 're-conversions', supports call for Ram Temple
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Shiv Sena says nothing wrong with 're-conversions', supports call for Ram Temple

Shiv Sena on Monday said that there's nothing wrong with reverse conversions and flayed "those who kept mum when Hindus were converted to Muslims."

Mission accomplished: RSS Hindutva antics give lease of life to Muslim Right
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Mission accomplished: RSS Hindutva antics give lease of life to Muslim Right

Just when it seemed that the Muslim Right had started to come under pressure, it has been given a new lease of life by groups such as VHP and Bajrang Dal with their relentless hate campaign.

BJP against forcible religious conversions, says party chief Amit Shah
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BJP against forcible religious conversions, says party chief Amit Shah

BJP president Amit Shah on Satuday said his party was against forcible conversions and asked other political parties in the country to support a bill in this regard if they were 'sincere' in their approach to secularism.

Ghar Wapsi: UP to take action against those responsible for conversions
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Ghar Wapsi: UP to take action against those responsible for conversions

Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary Alok Ranjan on Thursday said strict action will be taken against those responsible for coercive or incentive-based conversions.

PM Modi tells mantris not to be defensive, says govt has done no wrong
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PM Modi tells mantris not to be defensive, says govt has done no wrong

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Wednesday understood to have told his cabinet colleagues the that government need not be defensive as it had done nothing wrong, maintaining a tough stand in the face of Opposition attack over the issue of conversions.

RSS won't back down: Yogi Adityanath amps up rhetoric despite Modi's rebuke
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RSS won't back down: Yogi Adityanath amps up rhetoric despite Modi's rebuke

Prime Minister Modi repeated requests urging his party leaders to desist from controversial remarks has clearly fallen on deaf ears. with the RSS not willing to back down.

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.

BJP, RSS spreading communal disharmony through conversions: BSP
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BJP, RSS spreading communal disharmony through conversions: BSP

The particular incident is of UP where neither BJP nor NDA is in power.