Allahabad HC bars police action against interfaith couple married 3 years ago

Police had started harassing them after the promulgation of UP Prohibition of Unlawful Religious Conversion Ordinance 2020, on the basis of an FIR lodged in 2017, said petitioners LUCKNOW — The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court has directed the Amethi police not to take any coercive action against an interfaith couple, on the basis of an FIR lodged against the husband three years ago. The bench of Justice RR Awasthi and Justice Saroj Yadav passed the order on the petition of one Chandni and her husband, who alleged that the…

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Congress alleges ‘nexus’ between BJP and AIMIM after Sakshi Maharaj’s remarks

After the Bihar elections, the Congress and the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) had dubbed Owaisi as the ‘B Team of the BJP’. However, the AIMIM chief strongly resented the tag and denied having helped the BJP with his brand of politics. NEW DELHI: The Congress on Thursday took a dig at the BJP after Unnao MP Sakshi Maharaj said that Asaduddin Owaisi will help the BJP in Bengal and Uttar Pradesh just like the AIMIM leader helped the saffron party form the government in Bihar. Jitin Prasada, Congress in-charge for West…

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UP : 26 family members of a Muslim man arrested over alleged ‘love jihad’ in Etah

New Delhi: Muslims are particularly being targeted in BJP-ruled states including Uttar Pradesh in connection with love jihad, which is a conspiracy theory propagated by Hindutva extremists. 79 out of 86 arrested under Uttar Pradesh’s new ”love law” belong to the Muslim community. In one case, 26 family members of a Muslim man, which included five women, were booked in Etah for allegedly forcing a 21-year-old Hindu woman to convert to Islam. Though the marriage took place on November 2017 as per the FIR lodged in the case, almost a week…

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