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AA Edit | Will Modi’s reaching out to Christians in Kerala work?

There are far too many reasons why wooing Christians is an attractive proposition for the BJP

26 Apr 2023 12:10 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Of right-wing bigots, religion & (in)tolerance in today’s UK

What the statistic tells us is that the influence of religion over life in Britain, unlike, say, in Iran or Afghanistan, is dwindling

03 Dec 2022 12:05 AM

Mystic Mantra: Build your own ark

Another Frenchman of our times, Jean Vanier, was born on September 10, 1928. As a youth, he joined the Navy.

30 May 2019 6:35 AM

Yoke of conversion: For dalits, it’s out of the pan into the fire

It’s true conversion was a gateway to a better life, free of the yoke of casteism.

16 Dec 2018 12:10 AM

VHP steps in to check conversions in Northeast

The leader said that the conversions were being encouraged by Christian missionaries in West Bengal and the Northeast.

25 Jul 2018 1:54 AM


In Delhi, CM Mamata Banerjee to invite Opposition leaders

Everybody knows that it is she who is fighting against the BJP and communal forces.

24 Jul 2018 6:17 AM

Mystic Mantra: Hope of the hopeless world

The belief in Jesus’ resurrection actually changed that defeat, that darkness and hopelessness into a new Hope.

24 Apr 2018 12:35 AM

10 things you probably did not know about Good Friday

The earliest known use of "Guode Friday" is found in The South English Legendary, a text from around 1290.

30 Mar 2018 9:38 AM

Egypt struggles to end female genital mutilation

According to the World Health Organization, more than 200 million girls, women have been cut in 30 countries in Africa, Middle East, Asia.

10 Mar 2018 2:27 PM

Mystic Mantra: Keep the faith

Having doubts about God and life after death is neither new nor strange.

27 Apr 2017 7:02 AM


Mystic Mantra: From dust to dust

The ritual is performed basically to hold people back from chasing after such worldly pursuits.

01 Mar 2017 5:17 AM

Mystic Mantra: Dyeing for a new life

Water rituals like baptism remind us of our constant need of cleansing and conversion.

13 Jan 2017 6:20 AM

Beheaded body case: police on lookout for priest

The police say Gonsalves, though a Christian, had an inclination towards Hindu religious beliefs.

26 Dec 2016 4:33 AM

Mystic Mantra: From St Nicholas to Santa Claus

Santa Claus is actually a mutation of Saint Nicholas, whose feast is celebrated on December 6.

06 Dec 2016 4:06 AM

The challenge of Advent

The world is not as just, not as loving, not as whole as we know it can and should be.

24 Nov 2016 7:09 AM


Donald Trump’s ‘list’ to stop terrorism

Combating terrorism is a laudable aim and one we support because terrorism causes the death of innocents.

19 Nov 2016 4:07 AM

Christian divorce: Bill to tweak law to be tabled soon

The proposal to amend the provisions dealing with Christian marriages is yet to be cleared by the Cabinet.

14 Nov 2016 7:22 AM