Saturday, 2 July, 2022
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Topic: Christianity

Modi and Pope Francis must call out global Hinduphobia, else the propaganda will carry on

Modi's duty as PM towards Hindus doesn't just involve getting Hindu-friendly photo-ops but recognising the global propaganda campaign to strip Hindus of their rights as Hindus.

Punjab’s Dalits are shifting state politics, flocking churches, singing Chamar pride

In this ground report, ThePrint travels across 7 districts of Punjab to highlight the fault lines, and focus on a revolution that is now starting to be recognised.

Missionary is not a popular word in India. But in the Khasi hills, it holds a different meaning

Artist Tarun Bhartiya's exhibition of black and white photographs maps how faith is not easily given up or followed in the Khasi hills of Meghalaya.

For wealth chasers, liberation theology is Marxist. For others, it’s justice and freedom

Defaming certain faiths is part of a carefully crafted and meticulously managed project. Its latest and most illustrious trophy is Father Stan Swamy.

Stop blaming Jesuits for violence, insurgency without evidence. Indian Catholics aren’t divisive

For Jaithirth Rao, the Indian State and Hindu society are synonymous. He seems unable or unwilling to envision a pluralistic polity enshrined in our Constitution.

Marxist Jesuits are not for tribal welfare. India and Indian Catholics both must realise that

Marxist Catholic priests in India are no longer happy focusing on old-fashioned parish work. Instead, they want to guide tribals towards ‘revolutionary Marxism’.

HIV, polio, now Covid — How CMC Vellore has been leading healthcare & research for 121 yrs

First open heart surgery, first detection of HIV in blood sample, first reconstructive surgery for leprosy, first bone marrow transplant — CMC Vellore has long list of firsts in medical health.

Viral photo of Sonia Gandhi with Christian conversion book in background is morphed

The viral photograph of Congress President Sonia Gandhi shows a book titled 'How to convert India into a Christian Nation' in the background along with the Holy Bible and a statue of Jesus Christ.

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.

Bajrang Dal denies role in Kerala nuns harassment, says ‘church lobby’ trying to defame it

Bajrang Dal statement came hours after Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan wrote to Union Home Minister Amit Shah and accused the right-wing group of harassing the nuns.

On Camera

YourTurn

Kanhaiya Lal Teli’s body being taken for last rites in Udaipur on 29 June 2022 | Photo: ThePrint | Manisha Mondal

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on the latter's first visit to India | Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi

India and Egypt work towards building strategic relationship with focus on defence & security

From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.    

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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