Forced conversion

Uttar Pradesh ATS arrests two for forcing over 1000 religious conversions

Umar Gautam and Jahangir, have allegedly forced around 1000 non-Muslims to convert to Islam.

Jun 21, 2021, 14:41 PM IST

Atrocities on minorities continue in Imran Khan's Pakistan, two Hindu girls kidnapped, forcibly converted to Islam

Two Hindu girls have been kidnapped and forcibly converted to Islam in Pakistan. They have been identified as Ekta Kumari and Dhani Kohlahi.

Jan 09, 2021, 13:26 PM IST

Religious minorities continue to face atrocities in Imran Khan-led govt in Pakistan, feel no longer safe

Frequent reports that have surfaced from across the border in the recent past clearly speak out about atrocities being committed on minority communities, especially Sikhs and Hindus, whose young teenage daughters were abducted, forcefully converted to Islam and married to much older Muslim men.

Dec 14, 2020, 15:51 PM IST

Forced religious conversion in this state to attract 10 years of jail term?

A high-level meet was held on Dharma Swatantrya (Religious Freedom) Bill 2020 on Dec 4 where it was stated that that no religious conversion is carried out forcefully, or by tempting someone or through marriage across the state.

Dec 06, 2020, 08:19 AM IST

7 detained over alleged forced conversion, marriages of 2 teenage Hindu girls in Pakistan

Two girls were allegedly kidnapped by a group of "influential" men from their home in Ghotki district in Sindh on the eve of Holi. 

Mar 25, 2019, 17:10 PM IST

News 50: Girl claims forced conversion and love Jihad in Barmer

Girl claims blackmail, forced conversion and love Jihad in Barmer. To know more watch the video.

Jan 13, 2019, 08:24 AM IST

NIA files FIR in forced conversion of Kerala woman

The NIA, which took over the case from Kerala Police, booked nine persons under charges unlawful activities prejudicial to the maintenance of communal harmony.

Jan 30, 2018, 22:02 PM IST

'Victim of forceful conversion': 25-year-old girl files plea in Kerala HC

A 25-year old girl has filed a petition in the Kerala High Court stating that she is a victim of forceful conversion, fraudulent marriage and attempt to sexual slavery.

Nov 11, 2017, 15:05 PM IST

Forced conversion a crime in Islam, says Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday said forced conversions are considered a criminal practice in Islam and no one can force others to adopt a certain religion.

Mar 14, 2017, 22:35 PM IST

'Forced conversion an issue in Pak's south Sindh province'

A leading Pakistani Hindu group has expressed concern over the forced conversion and marriage of young Hindu girls to Muslim men in the country's southern Sindh province.

Jul 16, 2015, 23:50 PM IST

Register FIRs in cases of forced conversions: UP to officials

Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday directed all district magistrates and police chiefs to immediately lodge FIRs on getting information about "forced conversions" and initiate action as per the rules.

Dec 11, 2014, 20:46 PM IST

Agra reconversion: Raids on to nab main accused

The city police on Thursday carried out several raids to nab Nand Kishore Balmiki, who is named in the FIR lodged in connection with the alleged forced reconversion of over 100 people to Hinduism.

Dec 11, 2014, 19:27 PM IST

UP's Minority Commission seeks report on conversion from DM, SSP

Uttar Pradesh Minority Commission on Thursday sought a report from District Magistrate and Senior Superintendent of Police Agra amid a raging row on alleged forced conversion.

Dec 11, 2014, 17:09 PM IST

Forced conversions will lead to communal tension: CPI(M)

Condemning the conversion of a large number of Muslims in Agra, CPI(M) on Thursday said forced conversion was a criminal offence and will lead to communal tensions across the country.

Dec 11, 2014, 17:08 PM IST

Aligarh-based Hindu outfit announces re-conversions on December 25

Amid a raging row over alleged forced reconversion in Agra, a Hindu organisation has announced its plan to "convert a large number of people" on December 25, which was welcomed by the local BJP MP who said people are within their rights to choose their religion.

Dec 11, 2014, 15:30 PM IST

BJP MP calls Gandhi's assassin​​ Nathuram Godse 'nationalist', backtracks after row

Sakshi Maharaj, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Unnao, did a 'U turn' after his remark that Nathuram Godse was as much a nationalist as Mahatma Gandhi created a controversy on Thursday.

Dec 11, 2014, 13:19 PM IST

Woman alleges rape, forceful conversion by husband two years after marriage

Two years after her marriage, a woman registered a case against her "husband" alleging that she was abducted, raped and forced to convert in Ajmer city of Rajasthan.

Nov 23, 2014, 00:24 AM IST

Pak Hindus ‘sceptical’ over government measures

Pakistan`s President has ordered the Sindh CM to make an amendment to the Constitution against forced conversion of minorities in the state.

Aug 18, 2012, 17:36 PM IST

‘Pak Hindus not treated equally under law’

It cited a recent incident in which three forced conversion victims, Rinkle Kumari, Dr Lata and Asha Kumari, chose to stay with their Muslim husbands.

Apr 20, 2012, 18:38 PM IST