conversion

Court nullifies Hindu woman's marriage with Muslim man as she converted to Islam at 'behest of ISIS'

Court nullifies Hindu woman's marriage with Muslim man as she converted to Islam at 'behest of ISIS'

An unusual case of alleged conversion and marriage at the behest of the Islamic State has come to the fore.

May 25, 2017, 16:24 PM IST
'Ghar wapsi': 53 families return to Hindu religion as part of 'Christianity-free' campaign of RSS

'Ghar wapsi': 53 families return to Hindu religion as part of 'Christianity-free' campaign of RSS

As a part of 'ghar wapsi', at least 53 families have returned to Hindu fold as a part of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s  'Christianity-free' campaign in Jharkhand.

Apr 11, 2017, 18:40 PM IST
42 Christians accused of murder in Pakistan told 'acquittal is guaranteed' if they embrace Islam

42 Christians accused of murder in Pakistan told 'acquittal is guaranteed' if they embrace Islam

The minorities in Pakistan in the past have been accusing Muslim clerics of forcibly converting them to Islam.

Mar 30, 2017, 14:18 PM IST
Fallout of Una Dalit flogging incident? 300 Hindus convert to Buddhism in Gujarat on Dussehra

Fallout of Una Dalit flogging incident? 300 Hindus convert to Buddhism in Gujarat on Dussehra

Over 200 people from the Dalit community from Gujarat converted to Buddhism in three separate events organised by Buddhist organisations here on the occasion of Vijaya Dashmi, organisers said on Wednesday.

Oct 12, 2016, 18:38 PM IST
Baba Ramdev stokes controversy, says Christians did charity but also indulged in conversions

Baba Ramdev stokes controversy, says Christians did charity but also indulged in conversions

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Tuesday said Christians did charity but also indulged in conversions while Hindus refrained from such practice.

Aug 02, 2016, 23:10 PM IST
Zakir Naik's 'IRF' converted many Christians, Hindus to Islam?

Zakir Naik's 'IRF' converted many Christians, Hindus to Islam?

Zakir Naik's Islamic Research Foundation has converted around 800 people to Islam by paying them a hefty sum from the donations made to the organisation from across the world, according to reports.

Jul 26, 2016, 12:43 PM IST
Kerala's Hindu girl Aparna was forced to become Shahana; converted to Islam under pressure?

Kerala's Hindu girl Aparna was forced to become Shahana; converted to Islam under pressure?

A woman from Kerala has claimed that her daughter was forcibly converted to Islam.

Jul 21, 2016, 10:04 AM IST
Man tonsured, paraded on streets for 'converting' Hindus to Christianity, forcibly making them eat 'beef'

Man tonsured, paraded on streets for 'converting' Hindus to Christianity, forcibly making them eat 'beef'

Of late, religious conversion and beef have been in the news for different reasons..

Jan 30, 2016, 07:15 AM IST
Conversion row: 'Every year over 8 lakh Hindus become either Christians or Muslim'

Conversion row: 'Every year over 8 lakh Hindus become either Christians or Muslim'

A Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader has made an astonishing claim about religious conversion of Hindus.

Jan 11, 2016, 16:22 PM IST
Alleging 'victimisation', Dalit IAS officer Umrao Salodiya converts to Islam

Alleging 'victimisation', Dalit IAS officer Umrao Salodiya converts to Islam

Alleging that he is being "victimised", a senior IAS officer here from the SC community has changed his religion and applied for Voluntary Retirement from Service (VRS) in protest against the extension of tenure awarded to Chief Secretary CS Rajan.

Dec 31, 2015, 19:24 PM IST

Brahmins threaten to convert to Islam

Over 150 members of Brahmin community in Singhawali Ahir village here have threatened to convert to Islam if a missing teenage girl of their community was not recovered by the police.

Sep 15, 2015, 17:09 PM IST

'Jungle raaj' is prevailing in UP under SP govt: Yogi Adityanath

BJP leader and Gorakhpur MP Yogi Adityanath said that the administration is threatening to demolish the houses of Valimikis as the community has refused to convert to Islam.

Apr 15, 2015, 11:13 AM IST

Hindu Jagran Manch complains of conversion through allurement

Activists of the Hindu Jagran Manch (HJM), a right wing organisation, on Sunday created ruckus at a Christian prayer service at Kasba Jobat village in the Jobat region near here, alleging that people were being converted by allurement, police said.

Mar 01, 2015, 21:48 PM IST

StanChart sets date for conversion of IDRs

UK-based Standard Chartered today said it will open a window for conversion of Indian Depository Receipts into shares or shares into (IDR) from March 24.

Feb 24, 2015, 22:27 PM IST

Bhagwat suffers from 'mental block' over conversion, alleges Delhi Catholic Archdiocese

The Delhi Catholic Archdiocese on Tuesday said Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat suffers from a 'mental block' over the issue of conversion.

Feb 24, 2015, 14:43 PM IST

Conversion was main objective behind Mother Teresa's service: Bhagwat

Conversion to Christianity was the main objective behind Mother Teresa's service to the poor, RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat said today.

Feb 23, 2015, 19:41 PM IST

J&K's Buddhists' outfit writes to PM Modi, alleges conversion

An organisation representing Buddhists in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday submitted a memorandum to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking his intervention into the alleged conversion of several members of the community.

Jan 16, 2015, 20:14 PM IST
Hindutva remarks, conversion damaging NDA's prospects: Kushwaha

Hindutva remarks, conversion damaging NDA's prospects: Kushwaha

Reflecting the growing unease within the government over controversial remarks by Hindutva hardliners and conversion, a senior Union minister on Sunday said such issues are "damaging" NDA's prospects, citing example of Kashmir where it could not manage a single seat.

Jan 11, 2015, 12:24 PM IST

Existing laws regarding conversion are sufficient: Ram Vilas Paswan

"Existing laws regarding conversion are sufficient," Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday said even as BJP has been pushing for an anti-conversion bill in the wake of controversies triggered by some Hindutva groups.

Jan 06, 2015, 20:17 PM IST

Existing laws regarding conversion are sufficient: Ram Vilas Paswan

"Existing laws regarding conversion are sufficient," Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday said even as BJP has been pushing for an anti-conversion bill in the wake of controversies triggered by some Hindutva groups.

Jan 06, 2015, 20:17 PM IST