Monday, December 4, 2023

Topic: Conversion

Madhya Pradesh: Hindutva groups vandalise Christian management school

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.

Gujarat: 100 tribals embraced Islam and now 9 Muslims booked for ‘criminal conspiracy’

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.

Four months after father’s arrest, UP STF now arrests Umar Gautam’s son under anti-conversion law

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.

“Targeted harassment based on religion”; Owaisi slams UP SIT probe against IAS officer

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.

India’s religious mix has been stable since 1951, says Pew Center study

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.

Pastor, Christian leaders beaten up by Hindu mob at police station in Chattisgarh

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.