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It is not that Indian churches are without their problems. But Dilip Mandal is wrong to use proselytisation as the yardstick to measure Indian Christianity.
Even if one accepts the assumption that Christian missionaries in India lure people to convert them, just look at their success rate.
Indian Muslims are better off than earlier, so what is the reason for their frustration about not remaining as powerful as they were in the mythical past?
Secularism in the Indian context would mean maintaining equidistance from all religions. Unfortunately, that equidistance never happened.
The Tablighi Jamaat congregation at Nizamuddin would concern any country. But PM Modi must immediately rein in his media and social media supporters communalising it.
Rationalists question people who believe in God in these times. But pandemics, famines, wars have only reinforced religion. COVID-19 will too.
Delhi riots have brought back the 200-year old debate – did Hindus and Muslims live peacefully in India before British or was there always communal violence?
My appearance should be dictated by my desires, and not by my family’s and society's expectations or even the religion that I was born into.
Historical facts take a backseat when you have gods on display. And it’s not just the babus in National Museum, museums struggle with religious artefacts world over.
It was not the 1857 Mutiny that set British India on a course towards secularism, but an 1833 letter of instructions from Court of Directors.