Opinion  /  Published 21.08.19

We are too wary when talking about religion

Some feel strongly that schools are meant for educating and not preaching. In the United States of America and the United Kingdom, no religion can be taught in a State school, nor can assembly be of a...
By Devi Kar in

Opinion  /  Published 08.09.19

Baseless attacks on citizens' rights

A sure-fire way to destroy an edifice is to attack its foundation. While this strategy is best adopted by doctors — to treat the root cause of illness — majoritarian bodies in India can be counted...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 22.12.19

Amid unrest, Yuletide spirit in Mizoram

While protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019, are engulfing the country, Mizoram soaked in the Yuletide spirit to celebrate the birth of Jesus. Mizoram celebrated the centenary of the ...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

Opinion  /  Published 15.03.19

Wars on women, children, migrants, earth

International Women’s Day was on March 8: a day marked by the United Nations to celebrate women and draw attention to issues of gender discrimination. This year’s theme was “Think equal, build s...
By Suhashini Sarkar in

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.03.20

‘Want to uphold idea of India’

The Church believes in an inclusive society, said Father Theodore Mascarenhas, auxiliary bishop at Ranchi archdiocese. He was also the secretary-general of Catholic Bishops' Conference of India (CBCI)...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

World  /  Published 20.12.19

Christian magazine seeks Trump removal

Christianity Today, a prominent evangelical magazine, called for President Trump to be removed from office in a blistering editorial on Thursday, a day after he became the third president in history t...
By Elizabeth Dias/New York Times News Service in New York

India  /  Published 14.01.19

Vindicated, doctor relives ‘darkest’ day

The Indian-American doctor deported three years ago on charges of preaching Christianity and conducting conversions has told The Telegraph it took him and his family a long time to recover from being ...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 26.12.18

British aid for hunted Christians

Britain appears to be heading towards a possible clash with Narendra Modi’s government if it seeks to speak up for an estimated 215m persecuted Christians in countries around the world, including In...
By Amit Roy in London

North East  /  Published 16.01.20

Long strife blinds progress vision: Rio

Nagaland chief minister Neiphiu Rio said decades of strife had prevented the Nagas from seeing real peace and development.Addressing the 72nd general session of the United Sangtam Students’ Conferen...
By Bhadra Gogoi in Dimapur

Opinion  /  Published 01.09.19

Why people hate religion

You don’t hear much about Sister Norma Pimentel in the secular press. She’s not a wacko, a hypocrite, a sexual predator or a political operative. Her life’s work, she says, is guided by seeing ...
By Timothy Egan / New York Times News Service in


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