Wednesday, 29 June, 2022

Topic: Christian

Christian pastor ‘thrashed’, ‘forced’ to chant Jai Shri Ram, Delhi Police file FIR after 4 days

Mob allegedly attacked pastor Kelom Kalyan Tet in South Delhi’s Fatehpur Beri on 25 February, claiming he was carrying out forced religious conversions. Complaint filed on 27 February.

What’s Orthodox Christmas? The festival tennis star Djokovic celebrated alone in Australia hotel

Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic is currently in immigration detention in Australia over a controversy surrounding Covid vaccination.

Attacks’ on Christian prayer meets continue in Karnataka after anti-conversion bill brought in

The Christian community has alleged that attacks on its members have risen since the Karnataka Protection of Right to Freedom of Religion Bill was mooted in September.

BJP-RSS hounding Missionaries of Charity, drying up ocean of love filled by Mother Teresa

The Modi govt's Christmas present to MoC by refusing to renew registration is in contrast with brazen amendment of FCRA in 2016 to save the BJP from penal action.

How a Hindutva group raised the bogey of conversion to disrupt Xmas event in Pataudi school

Group called Dharam Jagriti Mission alleged children were being 'brainwashed' about Jesus Christ at a Christmas event in a Pataudi school. Event organisers as well as audience members have denied it.

Karnataka to pass anti-conversion bill as Hindutva groups target Christians & churches

The controversial anti-conversion bill is set to be tabled in the winter session, which begins in Belagavi Monday. 

How Manipur churches are trying to curb vaccine hesitancy as ‘satanic’ rumours fly thick & fast

Manipur has a population of 27.2 lakh (2011 Census), of which only 2.4% was fully vaccinated as of Friday, with 19.3% having taken the first dose.  

Jesus in South, Ram in North. Will Modi invoke Karbala sacrifice next?

BJP has often raked up the spectre of ‘love jihad’ in Kerala to scare both Hindus and Christians. Now, PM Modi has used the Judas metaphor to send a message to the state’s Christians.

Jhansi train incident with nuns shows Christian habits are the new skullcaps in India

After Christian nuns were harassed over fears of ‘forceful conversion’, church groups are advising nuns and priests not to step out in their habits.

Delhi dad returned home last week after Covid treatment. Today his family buried him

Discharged from Delhi's LNJP Hospital after Covid treatment on 26 June, Shaji John tested positive again and died within days.

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File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.