The Ministry of Home Affairs told the Supreme Court that the right to religion does not include the right to convert other people to a specific religion, especially through fraud, deception, coercion, allurement and other methods. Background On November 14, ..
Category: Legal & Constitution Current Affairs
The ‘Karnataka Protection of Right to Freedom of Religion Bill’ was recently passed by the state legislative council. Key facts Karnataka’s anti-conversion bill was passed by the legislative assembly in December 2021. The bill bans forced religious conversions by direct ..
The bill is being brought in the state of Haryana to prevent unlawful religious conversions. Haryana is a BJP ruled state. The other BJP ruled states that brought in the bill were UP, HP, MP and Karnataka. Need for the ..
Governor of Gujarat, Acharya Devvrat, has given his assent to Gujarat Freedom of Religion (Amendment) Bill, 2021 along with 7 other bills. These bills were passed in March 2021 during the budget session of the state assembly. Gujarat Freedom of ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2021
The BJP government in Madhya Pradesh has introduced the “Madhya Pradesh Freedom of Religion Bill, 2021” in the assembly. This bill has replaced the ordinance that the government had brought to check the religious conversions through any fraudulent means. Highlights ..
The recent murder in Faridabad’s Ballabhgarh has again ignited discussions over the forced religious conversions. In the last few years, it is a topic of major debate that girls of a particular community are forced to convert their religion and ..