Narmada Kumbh and the manufactured evangelical protest

NULL The Narmada Samajik Kumbh, a purely cultural event is being politicised and demonised so much that it makes one feel as though the Hindus cannot even gather for a legitimate cause. The unwarranted protest of some Christian leaders over the Kumbh and the instant support of the Congress Party to them only confirm the… Read More »

The Greatest Christian Warmonger of All Time

NULL I had never heard of Ellis Washington until I saw his recent WorldNetDaily article titled "Nation-building? No, Christian-building" and did some digging. Besides being a weekend commentator for WorldNetDaily, Washington is a black conservative, a graduate of the John Marshall Law School, former editor of the Michigan Law Review, host of an Atlanta radio… Read More »

A shocking revision

NULL The Supreme Court should have issued notice to all parties involved in the Graham Staines case before excising portions from its verdict dealing with conversion. The Supreme Court shocked the Hindu community when on January 25 it succumbed to pressure from Christian activists and modified its January 21 judgement in the Graham Staines murder… Read More »

Chidanandmurthy in favour of bill to curb conversion

NULL Bangalore, Feb 2 (PTI) In the backdrop of the JusticeSomashekhar Commission Report, noted Kannada writer MChidanandmurthy today called for introduction of a bill tocurb "religious conversion by fundamentalists" during thecoming session of the state legislature. Opposing conversions that took place by offering monetaryinducements, he alleged that it was often vulnerable sectionsof people that had… Read More »

The Question Of Evangelism In India

NULL "Conversion, murder and India’s Supreme Court" by Mathew Schmalz, Professor of Religious Studies at College of the Holy Cross, was featured on Washington Post’s On Faith a few days ago. I take this opportunity to respond to two questions he posed, namely, "Is conversion wrong?" and "Is anger over conversion an extenuating circumstance for… Read More »

A bitter harvest of souls

NULL Religious conversion has unhappy consequences The Supreme Court?s decision to endorse the Odisha High Court?s judgement against Dara Singh, who has been held guilty of being involved with the murder of Australian missionary Graham Staines and his two sons in January 1999, sentencing him to life imprisonment, brings a ghastly incident that shocked India… Read More »

Supreme Court decries forceful religious conversions

NULL New Delhi: The Supreme Court, while upholding life imprisonment for Dara Singh and Mahendra Hembram, main accused in the killing of Australian missionary Graham Staines and his two sons in Orissa’s Koenjhar district in January 1999, also came down heavily on Christian missionaries for indulging in forceful conversions. The bench of justices P Sathasivam… Read More »

Christian missionary behind Nithyananda sex scandal: Ranjitha

NULL Ten months after the sex tape allegedly involving Nithyananda and cine star Ranjitha hit the internet, the actress finally broke her silence on Friday. Addressing a packed press conference, the actress denied all the allegations against her. ?It?s not me in the video,? said Ranjitha. ?I was scared, I was threatened, blackmailed, and that… Read More »

Crorepathy" Fr. Jegath Gasper Raj main link for Tigers in India

NULL The Sri Lankan Catholic Church, the Catholic Radio Veritas based in Phillipines, the Tamil Catholic hierachy and its priests have been the main links of the global network of the Church to protect, promote, provide succor and cover to the internationally banned Tamil Tigers. Fr. Jegath Gaspar Raj is somewht different. This catholic priest… Read More »

Sex, lies and money in the church

NULL It was midnight. Fr Jose George could not sleep because there was no fan in his room. Jose knocked on Anna Jacob?s door. When she opened it, he told her he could not sleep. She invited him inside, because there was a fan. Jose had met Anna while conducting a retreat at Kottayam. ?Why… Read More »