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‘Love jihad’ law seen trampling women’s hard-earned freedoms in India

By Roli Srivastava : MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Mehak’s parents found out she was having a relationship with a Muslim man, they locked her...

India’s ‘love jihad’ laws: Another attempt to subjugate Muslims

By Apoorvanand On January 6, the Supreme Court of India declined to stay controversial laws recently enacted in several states to tackle “love jihad” –...

Indian state’s “Love Jihad” law denounced by ex-bureaucrats, diplomats in open...

By Saurabh Sharma : LUCKNOW (Reuters) - Over 100 retired senior civil servants and diplomats urged the Hindu nationalist leader of Uttar Pradesh state to...

‘Love jihad’: What a reported miscarriage says about India’s anti-conversion law

By Geeta Pandey BBC News, Delhi Reports that a pregnant Hindu woman who was forcibly separated from her Muslim husband and may then have miscarried have...

Muslims targeted under Indian state’s ‘love jihad’ law

Hannah Ellis-Petersen South Asia correspondent Hindu rightwing conspiracy theory prompts crackdown on interfaith marriages in Uttar Pradesh Police in India have rounded up Muslim men and disrupted...

Anti-Cow Slaughter Bill Passed in Karnataka, Jail Term Up to 5...

ARUN DEV - INDIA The Karnataka Assembly on Wednesday, 9 December, passed the controversial Karnataka Prevention of Slaughter and Preservation of Cattle Bill, 2020, amid...

Laws Against ‘Love Jihad’ Are Yet Another Serious Attack on India’s...

BY DEBASISH ROY CHOWDHURY Even Netflix wasn’t ready for this plot twist. The central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh last week registered a police case against...

Why India’s Most Populous State Just Passed a Law Inspired by...

India’s most populous state, Uttar Pradesh, introduced a law outlawing so-called “Love Jihad” on Tuesday, the first of at least five states led by...

UAPA: India’s anti-India Act

Humble though its beginnings were, the UAPA has now grown into a poisonous tree and is clearly modelled on the United States’ McCarthyite Un-American...

UP’s law on cow slaughter being misused against the innocent, says...

The Allahabad High Court on Monday said it was worried about the “frequent misuse” of the provisions of the Uttar Pradesh Cow Slaughter Act,...

Modi’s Slide Toward Autocracy

By Azeem Ibrahim When Narendra Modi was elected prime minister in 2014, India reached a crucial milestone for a postcolonial democracy: Modi became the first leader...

India’s Muslims feel targeted by rumors they’re spreading Covid-19

By Helen Regan, Priyali Sur and Vedika Sud, CNN New Delhi (CNN) : Hafiz Mohammed Naseerudin says that after a police officer assaulted him for being...

Discrimination Against Muslims under India’s New Citizenship Policy

Indians protesting against the new citizenship law and verification policies at Shaheen Bagh, a Muslim-majority neighborhood in Delhi that became the iconic image of...