Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicAnti-conversion

Topic: Anti-conversion

486 incidents of violence against Christians in 2021, up 75% since 2020: Christian rights body

United Christian Forum says last two months of 2021 saw 104 incidents ‘as if to warn Christians from celebrating the birthday of Lord Jesus Christ’.

23-year-old Gujarat man arrested in Madhya Pradesh under new anti-conversion law

The accused, Imran Ansari, allegedly kidnapped a 19-year-old woman in Vapi city of Valsad with the intention of marrying her after forcing her to convert her religion, an official said.

Hadiya case shows that instead of fighting terror, the NIA has become a marriage bureau

Instead of fighting terrorism, the NIA seems to have become part of a marriage bureau, which is very unfortunate.

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Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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