Home Ministry on Right to Freedom of Religion
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, ..
Tags: Freedom of religion • Religious controversies • Religious conversion • religious conversions • Supreme court
Month: Current Affairs – November, 2022
Category: Legal & Constitution Current Affairs
Karnataka Right to Freedom of Religion Bill
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 ..
Tags: anti-conversion law • Indian laws • Karnataka • Religious conversion • religious conversions
Month: Current affairs - September, 2022
Category: Legal & Constitution Current Affairs • States Current Affairs
Haryana Anti-conversion Bill
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 ..
Tags: anti-conversion law • Conversion • Forced conversion • Hindutva • Love Jihad
Month: Current Affairs - February, 2022
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs • Legal & Constitution Current Affairs • States Current Affairs
Gujarat Governor gives assent to Bill Penalising Fraudulent Conversion by Marriage
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 ..
Tags: Love Jihad • Religious conversion
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2021
Madhya Pradesh Freedom of Religion Bill Introduced in MP Assembly
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 ..
Tags: anti-conversion law • Freedom of Religion Bill in MP • Madhya Pradesh Freedom of Religion Bill 2021 • Madhya Pradesh Freedom of Religion Ordinance • Religious conversion
Month: Current Affairs - March, 2021
Himachal Pradesh anti-conversion law: Key Facts
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 ..
Tags: anti-conversion law • Freedom of religion • Himachal Pradesh • Religious conversion • Religious law