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Love Jihad : Truth or Propaganda
Love Jihad

Traditionally, the Indian society has not been very tolerant towards inter-caste or inter-religious marriage. While some sections have shown tacit resistance, others have gone to the extent of justifying ‘honour killing.’ Of late, a new term ‘Love Jihad’ has disturbed the social harmony. An alleged activity wherein Muslim youth feign love and use emotional appeals to entice non-Muslim girls into conversion. ‘Love Jihad’ is sought to be projected as an Islamist conspiracy to expand the community. History & Development of Love Jihad The allegation of ‘Love Jihad’ first surfaced in September 2009 when incidents of forceful conversion [...]Read more

Why religion based minority and majority in India
Why religion based minority and majority in India

If you are a close and regular observer of news, it should not have missed your attention that at the beginning of the year, Jains were notified as a minority community. Thus, they joined the category of already designated ‘religious minorities’ – Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists and Zoroastrians. India also has a National Commission for Minorities (NCM), which was established under the National Commission for Minorities Act, 1992. But amidst all these, don’t you think you have forgotten to ask, why was this idea of religion-based minority or majority conceived? Religion-based Minority – What the Indian Constitution [...]Read more

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