Friday, 12 August, 2022
TopicAnti-conversion bill

Topic: anti-conversion bill

Attacks’ on Christian prayer meets continue in Karnataka after anti-conversion bill brought in

The Christian community has alleged that attacks on its members have risen since the Karnataka Protection of Right to Freedom of Religion Bill was mooted in September.

Anti-conversion bill won’t be a law in Karnataka yet, BJP says ‘don’t have enough numbers’

Congress single-largest party in Legislative Council. BJP looks to stitch up simple majority in January 2022, when new members take oath.

Karnataka assembly passes anti-conversion bill by voice vote amid Oppn protest

CM Bommai described the bill as 'legal & constitutional', and said it is an open secret that RSS is committed to anti-conversion.

Christian shrine ‘vandalised’ in Karnataka while assembly discusses anti-conversion bill

A shrine in Susai Palya village, which houses a statue of St Antony, was allegedly pelted with stones Thursday. Chikkaballapur police have filed an FIR against ‘unknown’ persons.

Karnataka tehsildar transferred days after his report refutes BJP MLA’s forced conversion claims

District administration says no connection between report and transfer order. MLA Gulihatti Shekhar’s alleges Hosadurga tehsildar Y. Thippeswamy’s report on forced conversion is 'all lies'. 

Majority want anti-conversion law, no one needs to fear harassment, says Karnataka CM Bommai

In an interview with ThePrint, Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai discusses the controversial anti-conversion bill, the 'bitcoin scam', and BJP’s performance in MLC polls.

Why a ‘campaign against conversion’ in Karnataka has reignited Veerashaiva-Lingayat divide

On 15 November, All India Veerashaiva Mahasabha wrote to office-bearers to 'check' religious conversions and assist in 'bringing back' those who have converted to other faiths.

Rejection of anti-forced conversion bill a good example of the ‘Talibanisation’ of Pakistan

Some 1,000 girls, primarily Hindus, are forced to convert each year. These conversions can involve abduction, rape, violence, human trafficking and extortion.

On Camera

YourTurn

The new Hyundai Tucson. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

Hyundai’s new Tucson comes loaded to the gills. Its style and power match the price

First-generation Tucson was not only quite an ugly vehicle but also drove pretty badly. But the new edition shows how Hyundai has turned the corner.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

How EPFO made Rs 68,000 crore off your retirement money by investing in exchange traded funds

Retirement fund body has seen rise in earnings from capital gains from equity. Its earnings are distributed among its subscribers, with EPFO retaining a small surplus.

Defence

Yuan Wang 5 vessel | ANI

Chinese research vessel Yuan Wang 5 has ‘slowed down’ but still en route Sri Lankan port

Yuan Wang 5 is currently 599 nautical miles away from Hambantota, having been at sea for 35 hours since departing the Chinese port of Taicang, according to latest data.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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