Posts Tagged ‘Narendra Modi’

Indian State outlaws ’love jihad’ marriages

Monday, November 30th, 2020
'love jihad' marriages

Anyone in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh found guilty of using marriage to force someone to change religion will face a prison term of up to 10 years. India’s ruling Hindu nationalist party has approved legislation outlawing so-called ‘love jihad’ marriages. Uttar Pradesh government minister Siddharth Nath Singh said the threat of imprisonment would Read more

Gang rape of nun, 74, sparks outrage in India

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

The gang rape of an elderly nun in West Bengal has intensified anger over sexual violence in India. A 74-year-old nun was attacked by six men during a burglary at the Convent of Jesus and Mary, which was attached to a school in eastern West Bengal. The woman is in a stable condition in a Read more