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Saffronising the Womb :: Indian Currents Editorial

Procreation is no Panacea Dr Suresh Mathew Narendra Modi Government came to power on people’s agenda. The core issues were: to initiate development, bring back black money, end corruption, contain inflation and ensure women’s safety. Angered by the failure of...

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Curious one liners

One liners about India that are completely true! (Source: UCANews) 1. If you want to know how divided we are, just look at the matrimonial page of our newspapers! 2. India is running the software of tomorrow on the hardware...

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Maramon Convention to begin next month

The eight-day convention will commence with the introductory prayer by Philipose Mar Chrysostom Mar Thoma Valiya Metropolitan. Kottayam:  The 120th Maramon Convention, one of the largest Christian gatherings in the world, will begin at Maramon, near Kozhenchery in Kerala on...

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After church attacks, group launches helpline

New Delhi  – In a first of its kind initiative by any religious minority group in the country, Christians’ group, “following rise in targeted communal violence especially in the Capital” have launched a national helpline number to help victims of...

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Kiran Bedi & Arvind Kejriwal The Twins Who Aren’t

  Vinod Sharma, Hindustan Times, New Delhi, Jan 20/2015 |     (Note: This  article in the Hindustan Times by Vinod Sharma, is extremely illuminating in doing the comparative study of Kejriwal and Kiran Bedi, a must read for those who want...

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Meet of former priests and nuns

Kochi (Matters India): A 101-member organizing committee has been formed for the conduct of the national conference of Catholic priests and nuns who have hung up their robes following differences with the Church. The conference, the first of its kind...

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Claretian priests attacked in Asansol

The attackers were making anti Christian slogans and issuing death threats. By Fr I. P. Sarto Sahanagar:  A mob beat up two Claretian priests in Sahanagar village in Asansol diocese accusing them of diverting toilet water to the village canal...

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Sunday service stopped in Himachal Pradesh

On Monday VHP submitted a memorandum to Himachal Pradesh governor Urmila Sinngh on the issue of love jihad and conversions. Shimla:  Suspected members of Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Sunday stopped a prayer meeting of Christians at Pulhara area of...

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Mob burns several houses, kills three

(In the picture: Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi – Story Matters India  Muzaffarpur – Three people from a particular community were burnt alive after an irate mob set several houses on fire in protest against the killing of an abducted...

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Delhi Duel of Anna Fans Kejri-Bedi is on

Modi Wave or AAP Transparency?                 Time to stop banking on Modi wave? Is it waxing or waning? No Kejri wave? Both Modi and Kejri are Charismatic personalities, one consorting with the affluent & affordable, other connecting with downtrodden and...

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What the Church must do to help the poor

 Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith 'Until the rule of law is respected, then places like the Philippines will continue to be corrupt' (PA) Corruption in the Third World and the break down of family life in the UK contribute to the blight...