Free Press Journal
  • In US, RSS calls Sharmila Pataudi match ‘love jihad’

    Chicago: The Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) has gone back to its favourite topic, love jihad. A controversy erupted at the World Hindu Congress, when in the presence of Mohan Bhagwat, the sarsanghchalak, there was a discussion on Bollywood star of yore, Sharmila Tagore, and her marriage to Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi marriage was referred to as an instance of ‘love jihad.’

  • BJP MLA’s mantra to avoid love jihad: Fix marriage early

    Agar Malwa : BJP MLA from Agar Malwa has advocated for fixing marriage early to avoid ‘love jihad’. Addressing a function here, Gopal Parmar advised parents, especially mothers, to fix marriages of their daughters early in order to save them from love jihad.

  • Supreme Court, Maharashtra, 1959 Maharashtra land ceiling dispute, landowners

    Supreme Court to hear Kerala Love-Jihad case today

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Thursday hear the Kerala Love-Jihad case. On Wednesday, the Apex Court had refused to adjourn Thursday’s hearing in the case. Hadiya’s father had requested Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra to defer the hearing scheduled to be on February 22, but it was not allowed by the court. In November last year, Shafin Jahan, husband of Hadiya, filed a complaint with the police, alleging

  • Supreme Court, Maharashtra, 1959 Maharashtra land ceiling dispute, landowners

    Supreme Court to hear Kerala love jihad case

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear on the Kerala Love Jihad case. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will reportedly file another status report on the same.

  • Over 100 booked in Ghaziabad for rioting over ‘love jihad’ marriage

    Ghaziabad : Over 100 workers of the BJP and other Hindu outfits, including a dozen-odd leader, were booked in Ghaziabad on the charge of clashing with police and rioting over the marriage of a Hindu woman with a Muslim man, police said on Saturday.

  • Love-Jihad Murder: Thousands turn up for funeral of hacked labourer in Kolkata

    Kolkata: Thousands of people converged at Saiydpur village in West Bengal’s Malda on Friday evening for the funeral of Mohammed Afrajul, the 50-year-old labourer who was hacked and burnt to death in Rajasthan His body arrived at his village by road from Rajasthan around 6:30 pm in a wooden casket. Policemen were posted in the village, over 300 km from Kolkata, since afternoon, led by the superintendent of police and the district

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    Rajasthan murder: Mamata Banerjee announces Rs 3 lakh compensation, job for kin

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday expressed grief over the brutal killing of migrant labourer from Bengal, Afrajul Khan, in Rajasthan and announced a compensation of Rs 3 lakh to the deceased’s family. Banerjee also talked to the the deceased’s widow over phone and said she would send a team of ministers and party MPs to Khan’s family in Malda district.

  • Alleged ‘Love Jihad’ case in Rajasthan: Man hacks Muslim labourer and burns him alive

    A shocking video has gone viral, in which it is seen that a man is brutally killing a Muslim labourer. First, the man hacked the Muslim labourer with an axe and then burnt him alive over alleged ‘Love jihad’. The brutal and sickening incident was recorded by a second man and was shared on social media.

  • Kerala Love Jihad: Keeping Hadiya away from husband Shafin violates her constitutional right

    Eighteen is the legal age in the country for an individual to make all the legal choices and as a free democratic country, it is understood that every individual irrespective of their caste, creed, and sex is free to make the choices in their life. But in the run-up to the events that have unfolded in the past week, one is forced to question is an individual free to make the choices

  • Love Jihad case: SC sends Hadiya to Salem in Tamil Nadu to pursue her studies

    New Delhi: In the much-touted “Love Jihad” case of Kerala, the Supreme Court on Monday freed Akhila Ashokan, who had converted to Islam as Hadiya, from the clutches of her parents on her telling the court that they had kept her in “unlawful custody” for 11 months and “all I want is my freedom.”

  • Kerala love jihad: Girl also demands in-camera hearing

    The Bench headed by CJI Dipak Misra on Wednesday ruled that his application for the in-camera proceedings will be dealt with on Monday when it is scheduled to interact with the girl.