West Bengal  /  Published 01.07.22

What Amartya Sen is afraid of

Beyond tolerance Mere tolerance is not enough to combat the divisions in the country, Sen said. “If you have to take on the fragmentism that is threatening India today, it is important to be n...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

India  /  Published 30.05.22

India losing fundamental character, says bishop

A bishop from an influential Christian Church in Kerala has cautioned that India is quickly losing its fundamental character, cited a Biblical instance to denounce attempts to divide minorities and ca...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 17.05.22

'Anti-Conversion law to be implemented'

  Affirming the Karnataka government's commitment to strict implementation of the proposed "anti-conversion law", state Home Minister Araga Jnanendra on Tuesday said it is not agai...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Bengaluru

India  /  Published 17.05.22

Appeal to guv on law against conversion

A Christian delegation on Monday submitted a memorandum to the Karnataka governor, appealing to him not to give his assent to the anti-conversion ordinance passed by the state cabinet. The delegation...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

India  /  Published 13.05.22

Karnataka conversion ordinance

The Karnataka government on Thursday took the ordinance route to implement the contents of the contentious anti-conversion bill that could not be tabled in the Upper House where the ruling BJP does no...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


India  /  Published 25.04.22

Kerala MP to Christians: Beware of wolves

“Neither we nor our bishops can move forward forgetting the martyr named Stan Swamy,” Brittas said, reminding the clergy and the laity about the 84-year-old and ailing Jesuit priest who di...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 18.02.22

Inner voice: govt, people

As the controversy over the ban on hijabs in Karnataka’s schools and colleges rages on, the world is beginning to take note. Rashad Hussain, the ambassador-at-large for international religious f...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 30.12.21

As usual, see no evil, hear no evil

The BJP has shrouded itself in silence amid a global focus on the attacks on Christians by Hindutva goons and the Indian government’s refusal to renew the licence that allows Mother Teresa&rsquo...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.12.21

MHA blocks foreign funds for Mother's Charity

Mother Teresa, a Roman Catholic nun who was a Nobel laureate and a Bharat Ratna recipient, had founded the organisation over 70 years ago. It has more than 3,000 nuns worldwide who run hospices, commu...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.12.21

Where they are scared to even pray

The Christians were mid-hymn when the mob kicked in the door. A swarm of men dressed in saffron poured inside. They jumped onstage and shouted Hindu supremacist slogans. They punched pastors in the h...
By Jeffrey Gettleman and Suhasini Raj in Indore


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