At least 100 members of Vishwa Hindu Parishad and Bajrang Dal on Monday vandalised a missionary school in Madhya Pradesh’s Vidisha district, alleging that eight students were forcefully converted to Christianity.
An FIR was registered by Gujarat police against nine Muslims after over 100 tribals from 37 families of the “Vasava Hindu” community, all residents of Kankariya village in Amod taluka of the Bharuch district, embraced Islam.
Abdullah, son of jailed Muslim scholar, Mohammed Umar Gautam, has been arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) on Sunday under draconian anti-conversion law.
On Wednesday, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen president Asaduddin Owaisi lashed out at the Uttar Pradesh government for initiating a probe against senior IAS officer Mohammad Iftikharuddin.
Every religious group in the country has seen its fertility fall, including the majority Hindu population and Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist, and Jain minority groups, according to a new study published by the Pew Research Center, a non-profit based in Washington DC.
A Christian priest Harish Sahu was beaten up by a Hindu mob inside a police station in Chhattisgarh’s Raipur on Sunday. Chhattisgarh Christian Forum General Secretary Ankush Bariyekar and a man named Prakash Masih were also attacked by the members of a Hindu right wing group.