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Kerala Love Jihad Case LIVE: Hadiya to be Sent Back to College, Dean to be Her Guardian | November 27, 2017, 5:54 PM IST
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Kerala woman Hadiya, who is at the centre of the Love Jihad controversy, appeared before the Supreme Court today and told the court that she wants her 'freedom'. In interaction in the apex court, Hadiya said she wanted to go with her husband Shafin Jahan. SC directed college and university concerned to re-admit Hadiya and grant her hostel facility. SC also appointed dean of Salem-based homoeopathic college as Hadiya's guardian, and granted him liberty to approach it in case of any problem.
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Nov 27, 2017 5:43 pm (IST)

The next hearing in the case will be held in January. Sources said the date could be in the third week of January.

Nov 27, 2017 5:36 pm (IST)

The Supreme Court ordered the college administration to treat Hadiya like any other student and as per hostel rules, but remained silent on whether Shafin Jehan or her parents would be allowed to meet her while she completes her studies.

Nov 27, 2017 5:34 pm (IST)

CJI to Hadiya: Would you like to continue your studies on state's expense? 

Hadiya: I want to but not on state's expense when my husband can take care of me.

Nov 27, 2017 5:27 pm (IST)

Supreme Court orders State of Tamil Nadu to provide security to Hadiya for next 11 months untill she finishes her medical internship.

Nov 27, 2017 5:27 pm (IST)

Supreme Court orders Hadiya's college dean to be her guardian. Hadiya to be taken to Kerala tomorrow.

Nov 27, 2017 5:16 pm (IST)

Hadiya in Supreme Court: 

I have been in unlawful custody for last 11 months

I want to be a good citizen, good doctor, but want to live true to my faith

If I am sent back to college to complete my course, I want my husband to be my guardian

Nov 27, 2017 5:05 pm (IST)

Justice Chandrachud asks Hadiya about her dreams for the future. "I want freedom," says Hadiya.

Nov 27, 2017 4:50 pm (IST)

In a normal case, we would have heard the girl and decided, but this is an unusual case: SC Justice Khanwilkar on Hadiya Case

Nov 27, 2017 4:49 pm (IST)

Never seen such a case in my life: CJI on Hadiya Case

Nov 27, 2017 4:26 pm (IST)

Kapil Sibal, who is appearing for Shafin Jahan, said, “To know whether she was indoctrinated or not, one has to talk to her. Your lordships should hear Hadiya. Her statement is more important than the NIA’s.”

Nov 27, 2017 4:24 pm (IST)

NIA, in its reply to the Supreme Court, during the Kerala Love Jihad case hearing, says, “We have submitted a 100 page report...before any decision... take a look at what our investigations have found.”

Nov 27, 2017 4:23 pm (IST)

CJI Dipak Misra asks, “If it is established that the consent of the individual is not voluntary... what should the court do?”

Nov 27, 2017 4:22 pm (IST)

Supreme Court asks NIA, while hearing the Hadiya Love Jihad case, "Should we delink the larger issue of indoctrination with the specific case of Hadiya's marriage? At what stage can personal liberty be suspended by court?"

Nov 27, 2017 3:12 pm (IST)

The Supreme Court is currently deciding if the hearing will be in-camera or in open court.

Nov 27, 2017 3:04 pm (IST)

Supreme Court proceeding in the Love Jihad case have begun. All three Judges of the SC - CJI Dipak Misra, DY Chandrachud and AM Khanwilkar have assembled in the court. Kapil Sibal and Indira Jaising are lawyers for Shafin Jahan – Hadiya's husband, while Additional Solicitor General Maninder Singh is appearing for the Centre. Advocate Shyam Divan and Madhavi Divan are appearing for Ashokan, Hadiya's Father.

Nov 27, 2017 2:46 pm (IST)

Hadiya has reached the Supreme Court from Kerala House in Delhi, ahead of the hearing for the Love Jihad case. Court proceedings to start soon.

Nov 27, 2017 2:44 pm (IST)

CLICK TO READ | Hypnotic Counselling, Neuro-linguistic Programming Used to Entice Women: NIA in Love Jihad Case

In its fresh report submitted in the Supreme Court in the Kerala Love Jihad case, the NIA, according to sources, has underlined that hypnotic counselling is a technique employed by certain people belonging to particular groups.

Nov 27, 2017 2:43 pm (IST)

The second report says the agency has come across seven more cases in which a pattern has been discovered, involving the similar victims, methods of conversion and the same set of people who reportedly influenced women. This takes the number of women to 10, wherein the role of Popular Front of India (PFI) has allegedly been found in enticing young Hindu and Christian women.

Nov 27, 2017 2:41 pm (IST)

The second method, neuro-linguistic programming, is another mode of hypnotherapy wherein counsellors can make intervention through neurological connection and then influence the clients to make changes in the latter's life goals. The NIA, as per the sources, has elucidated use of these tools by various research papers and examples from studies.

Nov 27, 2017 2:40 pm (IST)

In its fresh report submitted in the Supreme Court in the Kerala Love Jihad case, the NIA, according to sources, has underlined that hypnotic counselling is a technique employed by certain people belonging to particular groups. The sources said, there are trained people who use hypnosis to influence vulnerable women. These non-Muslim women are then "drifted off to an altered state of mind where they are made to believe in doing what the counsellors wish".

Nov 27, 2017 2:39 pm (IST)

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has claimed that  'Hypnotic counselling' and 'Neuro-linguistic programming' are methods used by radical organisations to entice young women to convert to Islam and marry Muslim men.

Nov 27, 2017 2:38 pm (IST)
Nov 27, 2017 2:25 pm (IST)

Hadiya, along with her family, has left for the Supreme Court from Kerala House in Delhi, ahead of the hearing in the Love Jihad case.

Nov 27, 2017 10:38 am (IST)

CLICK TO READ | Kerala House Turns into Fortress for Hadiya

Hadiya, earlier known as Akhila, whose conversion to Islam and subsequent marriage to Shafin Jahan created a furor in the country, touched down in Delhi on Saturday night.

Nov 27, 2017 10:36 am (IST)

The Hadiya Love Jihad case will be heard in the Supreme Court at 3 pm. Although, the apex court had earlier said that the case will be heard in open court, how the case would be heard will be decided at 2.

Nov 27, 2017 10:31 am (IST)

“If she wants to go to someone else, Hadiya should be given absolute liberty to do so but if she wants to come back to Shafin, then no one should hold her back. We have full faith in the judiciary,” says Shafin Jahan’s lawyer, Haris Beeran. He added saying, “Can’t talk about the NIA’s report but our case is very strong unless the court thinks that Hadiya is mentally unstable or indoctrinated.”

Nov 27, 2017 10:19 am (IST)

Both Delhi and Kerala Police are providing security to Hadiya. She has also been asked to not speak to the media. Delhi's Kerala House has turned into a fortress after the new guest checked in. A Kerala police team is accompanying Hadiya and her family members, CNN-News18 has learned. Sources also said that an entire floor has been blocked for Hadiya, and 2-3 rooms have been booked for her and her family to stay. Delhi Police are also on alert for additional security.

Nov 27, 2017 9:51 am (IST)

"I do not wish to speak on camera, as it is an important hearing. It's not about me, it's about her. We both know the reality and that's enough for me. The sad reality is that we have to prove out love to the world and how," said Hadiya's husband, Shafin Jahan, to CNN-News18. "Why has she been kept hostage by her parents? I understand their worry but they should also respect their daughter's decision. I saw on TV, how she was shouting that she wants to live with me. I broke down when I saw that, I never imagined her seeing like this."

Nov 27, 2017 9:20 am (IST)

CLICK TO READ | Kerala Love Jihad: Hadiya to Present Her Side of the Story Before SC Today

Kerala woman Hadiya, who is at the centre of the Love Jihad controversy, has said she wants to be with her husband Shafin Jahan.

Nov 27, 2017 9:19 am (IST)

RECAP | The Kerala government on October 7 told the Supreme Court that its police conducted a "thorough investigation" into her conversion and subsequent marriage to Jahan and did not find material warranting the transfer of probe to the National Investigation Agency. Jahan had moved the Supreme Court after the Kerala high court annulled his marriage, saying it was an insult to the independence of women in the country. 

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