Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Topic: Anti conversion law

Distributing Bible is not ‘allurement for religious conversion’, says Allahabad HC

The Allahabad High Court has observed that distributing Holy Bible books, performing Bhandara, and providing good teachings, do not amount to ‘allurement’ for religious conversion under the Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Act 2021, Live Law reported.

Karnataka to scrap anti-conversion law

The Congress government in Karnataka has decided to scrap the law against religious conversion introduced by the previous BJP government.

Islamic scholar Maulana Kaleem Siddiqui walks out of jail after 590 days

Prominent Islamic scholar Maulana Kaleem Siddiqui who has been jailed under draconian anti-conversion law on Wednesday walked out of jail after 590 days of imprisonment.

Karnataka govt’s key laws are against Dalits, minorities and labourers, accuses rights group

Bahutva Karnataka, a civic rights group has alleged that the Karnataka BJP government passed some key laws without due consultation but throug the ordinance, a route meant for emergencies.

545 days in jail; no bail for Mohammad Umar Gautam

The Allahabad High Court Friday denied bail to prominent Muslim scholar Mohammad Umar Gautam who was arrested last year under draconian charges on the allegations of running a mass conversion racket in Uttar Pradesh.

“Why legitimise rumour?” Open letter to Justice MR Shah on ‘forced religious conversions’ remarks

I was shocked by the comments you made while hearing the plea of Advocate Ashwini Upadhyay who sought action by the Central and state governments against those who forcibly convert people, especially those belonging to the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes.