religious conversion

Pakistan-connection of Jihad's conversion spread in India

The Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad on Wednesday arrested Islamic scholar Maulana Kaleem Siddiqui, one of the biggest clerics in western UP, from Meerut on charges of conversion. Maulana Kaleem's name came up during the investigation of the Umar Gautam case. It has also been learned from the sources that he also has connections with Pakistan.

Sep 23, 2021, 12:56 PM IST

Big action of UP ATS in religion conversion case, Maulana Kaleem Siddiqui arrested

The Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) on Wednesday claimed to have busted the country's "biggest conversion racket" and arrested Islamic scholar Maulana Kaleem Siddiqui from Meerut. According to UP ATS, Siddiqui has been arrested for conducting religious talks.

Sep 22, 2021, 18:20 PM IST

UP ATS busts 'India's largest conversion racket', arrests Islamic scholar Maulana Kaleem Siddiqui

The 64-year-old Islamic scholar was on the radar of security agencies due to suspicious activities. He was picked up as soon as he arrived in Meerut late Tuesday night. He is currently being interrogated by the police.

Sep 22, 2021, 14:19 PM IST

Chhattisgarh BJP MLAs likely to submit memorandum to Governor over religious conversion

BJP MLAs are likely to submit a memorandum to Governor Anusuiya Uikey over the matter of religious conversions, said BJP leader Brijmohan Agarwal.

Sep 12, 2021, 09:28 AM IST

Raipur pastor, accused of religious conversion, assaulted inside police station

The group of right-wing activists accused pastor Harish Sahu of indulging in religious conversion.

Sep 06, 2021, 10:43 AM IST

Special Report: Allahabad HC's big comment in the wake of rising love-jihad cases in UP

Allahabad High Court has given a big statement amidst controversies over the rising cases of love jihad in UP. During the hearing of the case of forced conversion for marriage, the Allahabad High Court termed the forced conversion as wrong, setting the relationship between Akbar and Jodha Bai as an example.

Aug 04, 2021, 11:22 AM IST

Teen girl gangraped by man, his brothers, impregnated, forced to change religion in Uttar Pradesh

The girl belonged to the scheduled caste community and she has alleged that Shahzad (26) promised to marry her, police said, adding that on this pretext, he along with others forcibly changed her religion a year ago.

Jul 19, 2021, 19:38 PM IST

Forced conversion of Hindus continues to rise in Pakistan

According to sources, the rich landlords where these poor Hindu families worked as ‘slaves’ were allured to Islam not only in exchange for their freedom but also on assurance of waiving off their debts. 

Jul 14, 2021, 16:39 PM IST

Taal Thok Ke: Forced religious conversion of Sikh daughters in Kashmir?

The case of forced religious conversion of Sikh girls is increasing continuously. It is alleged that the religion of Sikh girls is being converted at gunpoint in Kashmir. Against which there is a lot of anger in the Sikh community. Today's topis of debate in 'Taal Thok Ke'- Forced religious conversion of Sikh daughters in Kashmir?

Jun 29, 2021, 18:50 PM IST

Agenda behind religious conversion, politics and demand for stringent law

The investigation being carried out by the police in several states has revealed that the Hindu women have become soft targets in 'Jihad' for religious conversion and the people behind this racket mostly target those belonging to poor families, unemployed youth, or people with a physical disability.  

Jun 29, 2021, 14:42 PM IST

‘Love Jihad’ case: Family alleges Muslim boy used false identity to trick girl

They have claimed that the boy’s family was also involved in the conspiracy.

Jun 27, 2021, 22:48 PM IST

DNA Exclusive: How women became soft targets in 'Jihad' for religious conversion, check modus operandi

Zee News Editor-in-Chief Sudhir Chaudhary on Wednesday (June 23) presented the third edition of the ongoing series on ‘Jihad’ for religious conversion in which he decoded 32 conversion certificates of people from various states.

Jun 23, 2021, 23:47 PM IST

DNA Exclusive: 'Jihad' for religious conversion in India - Part 2, here's how certificates were given

Zee News Editor-in-Chief Sudhir Chaudhary on Tuesday (June 22) discussed the religious conversion racket which targeted the differently abled persons and explained how the conversion certificates were issued on the basis of notarised affidavits.

Jun 22, 2021, 23:58 PM IST

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

Forced conversion: Gujarat man held from MP under new anti-conversion law

Imran Ansari was held on Sunday under the Gujarat Freedom of Religion (Amendment) Act-2021, which came into force on June 15 lays down stringent punishment for forcible conversion through marriage.

Jun 20, 2021, 16:05 PM IST

Aligarh man, who converted to Hinduism, receives death threat, given police protection

The man, who was earlier known as Qasim, told police that he and his family had been receiving death threats from the Muslim community.

Dec 25, 2020, 09:24 AM 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

UP Law Commission Recommends New Law Against Forced religious Conversions

UP Law Commission Recommends New Law Against Forced religious Conversions. Watch video to know more.

Nov 22, 2019, 12:30 PM IST

Taal Thok Ke: When will Pakistan stop forced conversions of minorities into Muslims?

The family of the Pakistan-based Sikh girl who was allegedly kidnapped, forcefully converted to Islam and then married to a Muslim man in Lahore, said on Friday that they would immolate themselves if the government did not protect and help them in getting justice.

Aug 30, 2019, 18:54 PM IST

Modi government likely to bring bill to prevent religious conversion in next Parliament session

Sources said that the government has already started preparations for the same and discussion are underway to bring the bill that would prevent any kind of religious conversion.

Aug 10, 2019, 10:09 AM IST