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Gujarat Elections: 2 Christian Candidates Will Contest In A First In Tribal-Reserved Seat

While the Congress has given the ticket to its sitting MLA Punabhai Gamit from the seat, reserved for Scheduled Tribe candidates, the BJP has for the first time fielded a Christian candidate, Mohan Konkani, to take on the...

29 November 2022

How Tribals Are Guarding Indigenous Faith In The Northeast

In the states of Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim, organised religion has interacted with the local tribal faith in different ways


Subaltern speaks: Dalits in Tamil Nadu sit before wall paintings of Ambedkar and Periyar

'Schedule Caste Status Cannot Be Granted To Dalits Who Have Converted To Christianity, Islam...': Centre To SC

The Centre filed an affidavit on Wednesday opposing the plea seeking the inclusion of Scheduled Caste converts to Christianity in the list of Scheduled Castes.


Will The Real Adivasi Stand Up In Gujarat?

The claims of several religions on Adivasis in Gujarat ignore the stark realities of their lives

26 November 2022

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Uttar Pradesh: Six Booked For Forced Religious Conversion In Bareilly

The case of alleged forced religious conversion in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly comes weeks after nine people were booked in a similar case in Meerut.


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Uttar Pradesh: FIR Filed Against Nine Over Forced Conversions To Christianity In Meerut, Three Arrested

It's alleged that a group of people initially distributed ration to poor people during Covid-19 lockdowns and then forced them to convert.

29 October 2022

Inside Vidya Bharati's Donyi Polo Vidya Niketan, the Donyi Polo symbol of sun.

Indigenous Religions In Northeast Pushed Into Flowering Via Hindutva To Battle Christianity

Tribes, which used to practice indigenous animist religions of Heraka, and Zeliangrong in states like Nagaland and those, who used to practice Dony-Polo, Amik Matai, and Rangfrah in Arunachal Pradesh, became minority...

26 November 2022

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As SC Issues Notice To Centre, Here's A Look At How Religious Conversion Cases Fared In Top Courts

The top court has asked the parties to submit their responses by November 14.

23 September 2022

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06 July 2022
Anti-Abortion Laws An Attack On Religious Freedom

Anti-Abortion Laws An Attack On Religious Freedom

Arguing that bodily autonomy is an embedded ideal in long held Unitarian Universalist religious teachings, this piece highlights the hypocrisy of Religious...


30 May 2022
The Bitter-Sweet Hindutva Experiment Deep In Tribal-Dominated Northeast India 

The Bitter-Sweet Hindutva Experiment Deep In Tribal-Dominated Northeast India 

The RSS has long and old roots in the north-eastern states of India where they have maintained a 'reformist' Hindutva image in keeping with tribal religious...


15 May 2022
Who Is Devasahayam Pillai, First Indian Layman To Be Declared Saint By Pope?

Who Is Devasahayam Pillai, First Indian Layman To Be Declared Saint By Pope?

Devasahayam was an official in the court of Travancore’s Maharaja when he converted to Christianity in 1745, taking the name 'Lazarus'.


23 April 2022
Israeli Restrictions On 'Holy Fire' Ignite Christian Outrage

Israeli Restrictions On 'Holy Fire' Ignite Christian Outrage

Israel says it wants to prevent another disaster after a crowd stampede at a packed Jewish holy site last year left 45 people dead. Christian leaders say...


17 April 2022
Prince William And Wife Kate Lead Royals At Easter Service; Queen Absent

Prince William And Wife Kate Lead Royals At Easter Service; Queen Absent

William and Kate, also known as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, were accompanied by two of their three children: Prince George, 8, and 6-year-old Princess...


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13 April 2022
Astrology And Religion: Connection Between Fields

Astrology And Religion: Connection Between Fields

Religion is a cornerstone of psychological and mental well-being for some people. Unlike many organised religions, astrological ideas and practises are free of...


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