Religious freedom Current Affairs, GK & News

Religious freedom  Current Affairs, GK & News

Madhya Pradesh Religious Freedom Bill, 2020

The Madhya Pradesh cabinet recently approved the Religious Freedom Bill, 2020. Under the bill, forcing religious conversions will attract fine of Rs 25,000 and one to five years of imprisonment. Key Features of the bill The bill is to replace the Religious Freedom Act, 1968. Once enforced the Religious Freedom Bill will be the most ..

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International Religious Freedom Report

The US Government recently released the International Religious Freedom Report, 2019. India has raised its concerns over the report. This was because the report alleged India with discrimination and attacks against religious minorities in the country. What were the concerns raised in the report? The religious freedom conditions in India is experiencing downturn. The national ..

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February 9: Ravidas Jayanti celebrated across India

The birth anniversary of the 14th century saint Ravidas was celebrated all over India on Febraury 9th. PM Modi and President Kovind and other leaders paid tribute to Guru Ravidas. Highlights The saint emphasized brotherhood and harmony to bring upon positive change in the society. His songs are included in Guru Granth Sahib. About Ravidas ..

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Vidya Bal-Social Activist, Feminist passed away

The Veteran Feminist, Social Activist and writer passed away in private nursing home on January 30, 2020. She was known for her heroic oppressive practices involving women. She was a forefront fighter for women equality with men Highlights In 2016, she approached Mumbai High Court demanding enforcement of law to allow women in all Hindu ..

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MEA rejects US report alleging lack of Religious freedom in India

India’s Minister of External Affairs (MEA), in a strongly worded statement condemned the 2018 Report on International Religious Freedom that alleged that minorities in India were under threat after the Narendra Modi led dispensation gained power in the center and several states in the country. The statement stated that a foreign government has no locus ..

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