Friday, 27 May, 2022

Topic: Christians

Electoral majority in guise of religious majority: Hamid Ansari on India’s new nationalism

Speaking at a virtual US Congressional hearing organised by IAMC, Ansari says India is seeing imaginary cultural nationalism, not civic nationalism.

486 incidents of violence against Christians in 2021, up 75% since 2020: Christian rights body

United Christian Forum says last two months of 2021 saw 104 incidents ‘as if to warn Christians from celebrating the birthday of Lord Jesus Christ’.

Church vandalised, school stormed, Xmas disrupted: These are 8 attacks on Christians since Oct

These incidents came on the back of 305 similar attacks that took place between January and September this year, according to a human rights report. 

Christian shrine ‘vandalised’ in Karnataka while assembly discusses anti-conversion bill

A shrine in Susai Palya village, which houses a statue of St Antony, was allegedly pelted with stones Thursday. Chikkaballapur police have filed an FIR against ‘unknown’ persons.

Over half of all believers in US say suffering is part of God’s larger plan, Pew survey finds

Aimed at understanding what Americans think about the existence of God, the survey also showed how few adults seem to question religious beliefs because of human suffering.

Beyond optics, what Pope Francis accepting Modi’s invite means for Christians in India

India has witnessed over 300 attacks on Christians in last 12 months. In Kerala, BJP is trying to woo Syrian Christians by making common cause on ‘love jihad’, ‘narcotics jihad’.

Roorkee Christian prayer house attack ‘unprecedented’, could stoke larger divide, residents fear

Dehradun: The rupture in communal harmony in Roorkee over a Hindu mob attack last week on a prayer house, owned by a Pentecostal evangelist,...

Tensions between Kerala Muslims and Christians need to be sorted. The Sangh is watching

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

There’s no crackdown on dissent, opposition criticises Modi all the time: MoS Muraleedharan

In an exclusive interview, MoS for External Affairs V. Muraleedharan says BJP will improve its position in Kerala, and will be able to come to power along with ally AIADMK in Tamil Nadu.

Is she 18? How Pakistan’s forced conversion of minors gets legal cover

If your kidnapper-husband says you are 18, or have had your first period, no more questions are asked in Pakistan about abduction-conversions of young girls.

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Gautam Adani’s food venture Adani Wilmar is best-performing IPO in Asia

The food company has almost tripled since its debut and outperformed 121 Asian initial public offerings worth over $100 million this year.


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Army accuses Pakistan of ‘deceit under garb of LoC ceasefire’ as infiltration bid is foiled

Three terrorists were killed Thursday while they were attempting an infiltration into J&K's Keran sector from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.