Friday, 16 November, 2018

Topic: Christian

These are the Christian priests accused of rape across Kerala churches

From teenagers and nuns to a tourist accusing priests of rape, the Indian clergy, like the Roman Catholic Church globally, has been tainted by scandal.
Atishi Marlena

AAP makes MP nominee Atishi drop Marlena from her name because it ‘sounds Christian’

The party doesn't want to give the BJP a handle to queer the pitch for it in East Delhi, from where Atishi, who is actually a Punjabi Rajput, will contest in 2019.
Burial ground

In Goa, Christians, Hindus and Muslims may soon be buried, cremated at common grounds

A South Goa civic body has already completed construction of the first such ground for all religions; idea suits Goa’s cosmopolitan character, says minister.
Americans celebrating International Yoga Day at Times Square

‘Cool’ Christian American millennials in the US are waging a war on yoga

There is growing group in the US, who say anything that did not originate in the US, or Christianity, is not worth doing, such as yoga.

In parting shot, ex-CJI Khehar sent notice to Centre on Dalit Christian quota

Apex court was hearing the case after social activist John Dayal filed a petition, challenging the law that excludes Dalit Christians and Muslims from SC category
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Where I see the rise of an illiberal, irritable and sometimes petulant new India

French President Emmanuel Macron has sparked a fresh global debate on nationalism versus patriotism. Here is what I had written in August 2014. Good time to put it to a reality check.