India  /  Published 30.11.21

Women confront Bajrang bullies

Bajrang Dal activists allegedly barged into a Christian prayer hall in Belur city in Karnataka on Sunday, accused the group of proselytism and jostled with the faithful before the women in the congreg...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 30.11.21

Kerala mosque sends an inclusive message

A Kerala mosque has opened its doors for people from all faiths to witness the Friday namaz, with the Hindu and Christian priests who attended the prayers on November 27 later addressing the faithful....
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 25.11.21

Hate plot on halal in Kerala

Hindu and Christian Right-wing groups have launched a vitriolic communal campaign against halal food in Kerala, making unsubstantiated claims on the hygiene standards and besmirching the state’s...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 19.11.21

In Gurgaon, doors open for namaz

Akshay Yadav has offered his 1,000sqft commercial space in Gurgaon for namaz, pointing out that “I don’t want our children to fight among themselves for being Hindu or Muslim”. The ...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.11.21

Hemant lauds missionaries

Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren heaped praises on Christian missionaries for their role in uplift of education, especially for tribals and downtrodden in the state. Addressing the inaugural day...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


India  /  Published 09.11.21

Cariappa’s community cuts out cake at ritual

An organisation of Kodavas in a pocket of Karnataka has banned cake-cutting and champagne-popping at the Hindu community’s wedding mandaps in the name of “tradition”, triggering char...
By K.M. Rakesh

World  /  Published 19.10.21

FBI to assist in efforts to free missionaries

The FBI will assist in the investigation and efforts to locate and free a group of US Christian missionaries who have been kidnapped and are being held by a criminal gang in Haiti, a US law enforcemen...
By Reuters, AP/PTI in Washington

India  /  Published 17.10.21

Karnataka orders survey of churches

A Karnataka legislative committee dominated by the ruling BJP has ordered a survey on churches and the functioning of Christian missionaries, prompting the archbishop of Bangalore to express concern a...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 04.10.21

Humanity’s journey beyond set sermons

Students of an esoteric line of English literature know of the great sermon writers of the seventeenth century: John Donne, Lancelot Andrewes, Jeremy Taylor. There are hardly any matching names from t...
By Sukanta Chaudhuri

Opinion  /  Published 27.09.21

Kerala’s inclusive social fabric is under strain

Kerala’s Syrian Christians solemnly observe the first week of September as the Eight Day Lent of Mary in remembrance of the birth of St Mary, mother of Jesus. During this week, they involve them...
By M.G. Radhakrishnan


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