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Is Maharashtra Govt. planning to launch new schemes for Muslim’s upliftment?

Is Maharashtra Govt. planning to launch new schemes for Muslim’s upliftment?

Maharashtra Minority Ministry has issued a Government Resolution (GR) commissioning the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) to conduct a study on the Muslim community's social, economic and educational development in 56 cities in Maharashtra that have a substantial Muslim population. However, the GR has not been signed by the Chief Minister and head of the Minority Ministries, Eknath Shinde. But the question has been raised about the need for such studies in Maharashtra in continuation with current ben

Karnataka opts to bring in law curbing fraudulent and forced conversions

Karnataka opts to bring in law curbing fraudulent and forced conversions

Finally, both houses of Karnataka passed the Karnataka Protection of Right to Freedom of Religion Bill 2022 amidst opposition from non-Hindu communities and non-BJP and its aligning parties. Karnataka becomes the tenth State in the country to enact such a law. After recognising significant cases, it has been observed that the conversions of innocent and poor people were done by fraud, force and enticement.

Rise in sexual abuses of minors by Christian priests in India

Rise in sexual abuses of minors by Christian priests in India

Amidst the revelation of substantial sexual abuse cases of minors in Western countries' churches, the minors have also been exploited sexually by Church priests in India too. Many cases have been registered against Church priests. In India, the cases have not only been reported in southern States where there is a considerable Christian population but in other States too. The issue once again surfaced after three more cases were registered against the arrested Christian Pastor Rajkumar Yesudasan, who has bee

Attack on Salman Rushdie and controversy of 'The Satanic Verses'

Attack on Salman Rushdie and controversy of 'The Satanic Verses'

After an attack on British-Indian writer Salman Rushdie in New York, USA, people started searching for his controversial novel named 'The Satanic Verses'. Rusdhie, 75, suffered grave stab wounds after he was attacked at a literary event in New York. After the attack, the novel once again became popular in society.