» 09/12/2007, 00.00
Judge rules Hindu epic poem ‘Bhagavad Gita’ a national religious doctrine
For S. N. Srivastava, of the Allahabad High Court in Uttar Pradesh, the state must recognise the Bhagavad Gita (a Hindu epic poem) as the national religious doctrine and impose it on members of other religions. Minority group leaders react angrily.
Celebrating one hundred years of non-violence, only weapon against terrorism
The Indian Church urges the international community to adopt the principle of Satyagraha launched a hundred years ago by Gandhi and put it into practice to build a more just society without divisions.
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Uttar Pradesh: Christian graves vandalized; (False) accusations of forced conversions (VIDEO)
Crosses taken down; tombstones smashed. State led by Hindu nationalist party. Growing violence against Christians in the region. The Hindu Yuva Vahini organization, founded by the Chief Minister, for the return of the Dalits to Hinduism.
Lucknow: Muslims and Hindus condemn attack on Loreto Sisters
After Hindu fanatics attacked a school run by the sisters on 10 September, a group of scholars joined the Church of Uttar Pradesh in condemning the action and calling for fitting punishment to make an example of the culprits.
Uttar Pradesh: Fanatical Hindus attack Christian missionary
Around 50 armed men broke into the home of a Protestant in broad daylight. For years, he has been working to educate Tharu children. Had the tribals not intervened to save him, he would have been lynched. The tribal people have accused the Hindus of conspiring to keep them in ignorance to use them as slaves.
Varanasi: Hindu fanatics destroy Christian school, shelter for widows
The attack took place yesterday in Danupura in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh. The mob looted the buildings and accused the two Protestants who run them of proselytism. Local Catholics say the real reason for all this is the land on which the buildings stand.
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