India  /  Published 27.05.20

Religious places likely to open: Yediyurappa

Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Wednesday said along with temples, mosques and churches too are likely to be opened for devotees from June 1, and his government was awaiting permission fr...
By PTI in Bengaluru

India  /  Published 10.06.20

Calcutta schools offer relief

Don Bosco School, Liluah, has decided to take only the tuition fees and forgo other charges from April to August because “we can feel the struggle many parents go through to pay the school fees”. ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.06.20

Top schools pull out of association

The Church of North India (CNI) on Tuesday said the association of heads of Anglo Indian schools had no authority to decide fees or waivers and said the schools would withdraw their membership from th...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

India  /  Published 01.01.20

Ordinance resolves burial standoff

The Kerala government on Wednesday decided to promulgate an ordinance allowing the burial rituals of Jacobite parishioners at their family cemeteries that are now under the control of the Orthodox fac...
By PTI in Thiruvananthapuram

North East  /  Published 28.12.19

Religion no yardstick for citizenship: Cardinal

The Catholic Church in India, while stating that religion should never be the criterion for citizenship of a country, has urged the Narendra Modi government to engage in dialogue with those who are op...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong


North East  /  Published 08.03.19

Church message through play

A church near the Woka tea estate in Golaghat district affected in the recent hooch tragedy used International Women’s Day to stage a play — Liquor Kills — to create awareness among the women to...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 05.03.19

Universal basic income is hardly a new idea

Last September I cited Piketty and Chancel’s figures showing the shocking rise of economic inequality in India, and suggested that the most effective way of dealing with its consequences would be to...
By Ashok V. Desai

West Bengal  /  Published 24.03.20

Church offers help

The Church of North India (CNI) on Tuesday decided to offer part of its premises to the state government to set up quarantine facilities.“The church is ready to offer its premises to the state gover...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.06.19

La Martiniere gets four new acting governors

Two senior officials of the Church of North India’s synod in Delhi, the vicar of St Paul’s Cathedral, Calcutta, and the principal of St James’ School will be the new acting governors on the La M...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 31.05.19

Belief in freedom of choice in college admission forms

Humanity, secular, non-religious, aethism — these are some of the options city colleges are offering aspiring students while filling in admission forms. Bethune College has added “humanity” as ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar and Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta


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