'Abduction', conversion of Sikh teenager in Pakistan's Punjab angers minorities; woman says she embraced Islam willingly
The teenager, Jagjit Kaur, released a statement on Thursday saying she has married a Muslim and converted to Islam of her own volition even as her family alleges that an influential Muslim family has kidnapped her at gunpoint
Pakistan orders probe into kidnapping, forced conversion of Sikh girl in Lahore; Amarinder Singh urges S Jaishankar to take up issue with Islamabad
Pakistan has reportedly ordered a probe into the incident of a Sikh girl being kidnapped and forced to convert to Islam in Lahore's Nankana Sahib
A Sikh girl, who was missing for a number of days, surfaced on Thursday after she was forcibly converted to Islam and made to marry a Muslim man in Nankana Sahib area of Lahore
A 60-year-old caretaker at the Ajmer Dargah has been booked for allegedly harassing and pronouncing triple talaq on his 26-year-old wife, police said on Thursday
Reacting to a Muslim man being allegedly forced to shave his beard following an altercation in Gurugram, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday said that even if a Muslim's throat was slit, the person will continue to be a Muslim. Owaisi also issued a warning saying that those who try to humiliate Muslims would be forced to convert to Islam and grow long beards.
However, the bench allowed Jahan to respond to the plea of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) seeking court's direction for Kerala Police to allow it to have access to the investigation records of the case.
An inter-faith couple which had allegedly eloped last month from Sohi village, following which a Muslim man was beaten to death by right-wing activists, was detained by the police here.
A mob surrounded 50-year-old Mohammad Akhlaq's home in Uttar Pradesh's Dadri area, accusing him of eating cow meat, broke down the doors, dragged him and his son out of their home and beat him to death with bricks and critically injured his son.
The girl in Mangalore alleged that she was being harassed by the man who also misbehaved with her and claimed that she was in fact rescued from him by the group.
The Delhi High Court will hear on 6 August a PIL seeking direction to Lok Sabha Speaker and Chairman of Rajya Sabha to disqualify 11 Shiv Sena MPs for allegedly force-feeding a Ramzan-observing employee of IRCTC at the new 'Maharashtra Sadan' here.
Even as the row over Shiv Sena leaders force feeding a Muslim Maharashtra Sadan staff and breaking his Ramzan fast, the party and its leaders remain unapologetic with Uddhav Thackeray saying the party did not intend to hurt religious sentiments.