Shiv Sena has softened its ‘love jihad’ stand: Devendra Fadnavis | India News – Times of India

MUMBAI: Senior BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday said the Shiv Sena “softened” its stand on ‘love jihad‘ after it formed a government with the NCP and Congress in Maharashtra last year. He also took potshots at Sena MP Sanjay Raut over his statement questioning the implementation of any “love jihad” legislation in BJP-JD (U)-ruled … Read more

Will inter-religion marriages of family members of BJP leaders be called love jihad, asks Chhattisgarh CM | India News – Times of India

RAIPUR: Slamming the Bharatiya Janata Party-led states, Chhattisgarh chief minister and senior Congress leader BhupeshBaghel on Saturday asked whether inter-religion marriages of family members of BJP leaders will fall under the definition of ‘love jihad‘. “Family members of several BJP leaders have also performed inter-religion marriages. I ask BJP leaders if these marriages come under … Read more

BJP hits back after Gehlot’s ‘love jihad’ attack | India News – Times of India

JAIPUR: Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday criticized BJP over ‘love jihad‘, accusing it of “manufacturing the word” to “divide the nation and disturb communal harmony”. Gehlot’s attack came in a series of tweets, after BJP-governed states of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh said they are considering enactment of laws to curb such … Read more

UP readies ordinance to check ‘love jihad’ | India News – Times of India

LUCKNOW: The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is set to bring an ordinance to check forced religious conversion even as several other BJP-governed states work on laws to check ‘love jihad‘. “The draft of the ordinance is almost ready and the chief minister has given his approval,” a source told TOI. “It might be … Read more

‘Love jihad’ a term coined by BJP to disturb communal harmony: Gehlot | India News – Times of India

JAIPUR: Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday said “love jihad” is a term manufactured by the BJP to divide the nation and disturb its communal harmony. He said the marriage is a matter of personal liberty and bringing a law to curb it is completely unconstitutional, he said. It will not stand the scrutiny … Read more

Ashok Gehlot: ‘Love jihad’ a term coined by BJP to disturb communal harmony | India News – Times of India

JAIPUR: Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday said “love jihad” is a term manufactured by the BJP to divide the nation and disturb its communal harmony. He said the marriage is a matter of personal liberty and bringing a law to curb it is completely unconstitutional, he said. It will not stand the scrutiny … Read more

Mehbooba hits back at Amit Shah over his ‘Gupkar Gang’ remarks | India News – Times of India

SRINAGAR: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday hit back at Union home minister Amit Shah over his ‘Gupkar Gang‘ remarks, saying such comments were aimed at diverting people’s attention from rising unemployment and inflation. Mehbooba said the “BJP’s stale tactic of dividing India by projecting themselves as saviours … Read more