Home » Archives by category » INDIA -WIDE » India (Page 2)

SC Judge declines Modi’s dinner invitation: Easter is the reason!

SC Judge declines Modi’s dinner invitation: Easter is the reason!

Supreme Court judge Kurian Joseph has declined Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s invitation to judges as part of a National Conference for Judges because it was on Easter Sunday. The…

Music fills Delhi Churches on Good Friday

Music fills Delhi Churches on Good Friday

NEW DELHI: Despite recent attacks on churches in the city, Christians of various denominations  thronged to their churches  to observe Good Friday. The Indian capital witnessed a peaceful Good Friday…

Catholic Secular Forum: 27th Good Friday walk

Catholic Secular Forum: 27th Good Friday walk

Bombay (Mumbai): The misconception persists. On Thursday afternoon, an announcer on an All India Radio channel “greeted” listeners on the “festival” of Good Friday. The Catholic Secular Forum, a Bombay…

Holy Cow, soon Mama Mia of the nation?

Holy Cow, soon Mama Mia of the nation?

ALIGARH: Watch out Indian citizens! Under the present dispensation you may be saddled with a bovine ‘Mother of the Nation’ within the next five years! A group called the ‘Hindu…

Where can one have beef stew in India without getting arrested?

Where can one have beef stew in India without getting arrested?

So, where can you prepare your favourite red meat dish? Where can you eat beef in India? The BBC put together an article recently with useful information. Complete Ban The…

Holy Cow! Maha Police beefed up!The arrests begin!

Holy Cow! Maha Police beefed up!The arrests begin!

Holy Cow! The country that is the second largest exporter of beef in the world recently arrested three chaps over ‘beef slaughter’.  From Malegaon town comes the first case since…

The Telegraph, Calcutta slams pseudo-logic of GOI

The Telegraph, Calcutta slams pseudo-logic of GOI

The editorial in The telegraph, Calcutta, pulls no punches. We absolutely endorse it, and that’s why it’s our ‘Pick of the Week’ The mix of bigotry, cowardice and pseudo-logic shown…

Citizen report: AAP neglects Aam Aadmi

Citizen report: AAP neglects Aam Aadmi

  New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi has no concern for the real ‘aam aadmi’: the ordinary folk such as the street vendors. Street vendors are being…

Another Church Attacked in India’s Capital

Another Church Attacked in India’s Capital

New Delhi : Vandals broke into a Catholic church in south Delhi Monday  morning, stole the sacred chalice, broke open the tabernacle and threw the consecrated hosts  on the floor…

Among Narratives of violence, Signis resolution for peace

Among Narratives of violence, Signis resolution for peace

The recent violence against Christians and religious minorities, and what is seen as the systemic polarisation of the country along sectarian lines was among the issues discussed at the Annual…

Bihar: Persecution of Christian sects in the offing?

Bihar: Persecution of Christian sects in the offing?

Patna, Bihar: A couple of weeks ago, there were unconfirmed reports that a pastor of the Believer’s Church, a small Christian evangelical sect, was threatened with social boycott unless he…

Delhi High Court says police harrassment of street vendors is contempt of Court

Delhi High Court says police harrassment of street vendors is contempt of Court

New Delhi: On Human rights Say, the Delhi High Court says street vendors have rights as well…. Hearing a writ petition of National Association of Street Vendors of India (NASVI) against continuous…

St. Sebastian’s, sprayed with kerosene, set ablaze

St. Sebastian’s, sprayed with kerosene, set ablaze

New Delhi: A ‘mysterious’, early morning fire destroyed one of East Delhi’s big churches, St Sebastian’s Catholic Church in Dilshad Garden, prompting conspiracy theories. Evidently the church had been sprayed…

Nun who distributed condoms: this was a life

Nun who distributed condoms: this was a life

Sister Shalini D’Souza, 76, the former head of US-based Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, who pioneered social action with commercial sex workers in Delhi, died of cancer on November 6.…

An Indian Church for Untouchables rises

An Indian Church for Untouchables rises

New Delhi: Step aside, Pope Francis, there’s a new ‘Dalit Pope’ and a ‘Dalit Catholic Church’. It can only happen in India, where try as one might, caste is sticky.…