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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
Jan 22, 2018
Rajasthan HC rules in favour of religious freedom but asking individuals to publicly notify of conversion impedes personal privacyLast month in Chirag Singhvi versus State of Rajasthan, the Rajasthan High Court was faced with an increasingly common set of facts. What sets the Singhvi case apart from the dozen other cases with analogous facts is that the court took it upon itself to frame certain guidelines regulating how and when a person can convert from one religion to another.
Dec 20, 2017
Rajasthan HC 'guidelines' on religious conversion burden women, seem to contradict Right to Privacy lawConverting your religion and spiritual faith is a deeply personal decision that only you get to make, right? Wrong! The Rajasthan High Court has just turned religious conversion into a reality game show, where for the first time, the general public gets to call in and vote on your conversion. Okay not exactly, but really close.
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
Dec 15, 2017
Fringe Hindu group attacks Catholic carol singers in Madhya Pradesh, sets priest's car ablaze alleging religious conversionsAlleging religious conversion, a mob linked to a right-wing Hindu group attacked Catholic carol singers in Madhya Pradesh's Satna district
Nov 25, 2017
Kerala love jihad case: Ahead of SC hearing, Hadiya says, 'I am a Muslim and want to live with my husband'Kerala woman Hadiya, who has to depose before the Supreme Court in an alleged 'love jihad' case, said on Saturday that she wanted to be with her husband
Nov 21, 2017
Kerala love jihad case: Hadiya's father files fresh application in SC for in-camera proceedingsFather of Kerala-based woman who converted to Islam in an alleged 'love jihad' case has moved SC, urging that interaction with his daughter be held in-camera
Oct 04, 2017
Hadiya 'Love Jihad' case: Moralising and infantalising by court proves patriarchy still pervades judiciaryBy declaring Hadiya's marriage void and by appointing her father as her custodian, the judiciary has exercised such a right, and in turn, deemed Hadiya as a child without rights
Aug 01, 2017
Jharkhand Cabinet approves bill which aims to ban religious conversion in stateThe Jharkhand Cabinet on Tuesday gave its approval to the Jharkhand Religious Independence Bill 2017, which aims to ban religious conversion in the state.
Jun 28, 2017
Uttar Pradesh Police arrests seven for forced religious conversion of Bahraich manSeven persons were arrested from Nawabganj area in Bahraich after some local residents alleged that a man was forced to convert to Islam.