Posts Tagged ‘India’

A Local Rain-Check Before a Global Summit: What is India Busy with Pre-CoP26?

 The upcoming CoP26 is not without its own set of apprehensions and mired more in doubts than expectations with unrealistic ‘net-zero’ rhetoric and big consultancies like Boston Consultancy Group[i] managing the event, along with the latest rumours that one of the most notorious businessmen of the world, Adani[ii], trying to pitch for a presence in […]

Christians under Attack in India

Joint Fact-Finding Report by: Association for Protection of CivilRights|United Christian Forum | United Against Hate Series Of Attack On Christians The violence against Muslims in India which has now become pan Indian needs to be seen with the violence and vendetta against Christians. Unfortunately the media tends to ignore the violence against Christian. Human rights […]

Wendy Sherman Visits Uzbekistan, India, and Pakistan

The activity in the foreign policy arena of the first US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman is impressive. Since her return to the diplomatic service in mid-April of this year, the 71 year old woman has made three extensive tours abroad, during which she has visited more than a dozen countries. They are all […]

Hindu Extremists Beat, Rob Worshippers in India

Man in hospital for head injuries, unidentified for security reasons, after assault in Roorkee, Uttarakhand state, India. (Morning Star News) NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – Hindu extremists beat and looted worshippers in northern India on Oct. 3, leaving one man unconscious, another with ruptured eardrums and others with internal and external injuries, sources said. More […]

Islam Reached India through Arab Traders rather than Invaders

Cheraman Juma Masjid in Kodungalloor Islam’s diffusion towards India occurred due to Arab Traders rather than Invaders as imagined by the RSS ideologue, Mohan Baghwat in his latest statement. This is substantially substantiated by the building up of the first mosque by these Arabs in Kodungallur (modern Kerala which had nothing in common with what […]

India’s declining position in the global hunger index and growing hunger due to lack of nutritious food …

 Nutritious food is considered essential for a healthy life, but 300 million people, or 40 percent of the world’s population, do not have enough money to eat nutritious food.  This is stated in a report released at the United Nations Food Systems Summit 2021 held in Rome from 26 to 28 July.  The report was […]

Heavy Rains, Landslides Leave At Least 18 Dead In South India

NEW DELHI (AP) — At least 18 people have died a day after torrential rains swept through villages and flooded roads in the southern Indian state of Kerala. Officials said rescuers recovered the bodies in two of the worst-hit districts, Kottayam and Idukki, where the heavy downpours triggered massive landslides, according to the Press Trust […]

Police Beat Christians in Custody in Uttar Pradesh, India

A Christian identified only as Sabajeet said police beat him in Sultanpur District, Uttar Pradesh. (Morning Star News) HYDERABAD, India (Morning Star News) – Police in northern India arrested two Christians on false charges last month and beat them in custody while reviling them for their faith, sources said. Responding to a call on an emergency […]

Science must guide India, UK: Stoking vaccine nationalism will fail us all

One of the seven sins we should not commit as warned by Mahatma Gandhi, is “science without humanity”. But are we conscious enough to ensure that the global fight against Covid is mindful of Gandhi ji’s message? Right before Gandhi ji’s birth anniversary, government of India announced its reciprocal policy for UK nationals arriving in […]

Hindu Extremists Beat Pastors at Police Station in India

Hindu extremists attack pastors at police station in Raipur, India, on Sept. 5, 2021. (Morning Star News screenshot). NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – A Hindu nationalist mob this month beat three pastors and manhandled an officer at a police station in the capital of central India’s Chhattisgarh state, sources said. Police disrupted the worship of […]

India is Searching to Define its Role in its Rapidly Changing Region

The so-called Quad nations, the United States, Australia, India and Japan have just had a meeting in the United States. A rather bland statement was issued by the four following the meeting. It contained no surprises. What is a surprise and remains a puzzle is the presence of India in the quartet, whose intentions of […]

Radical Hindu Nationalists Burn Four Christian Homes in India

Incident Sparks Memories of India’s Worst Incident of Christian Persecution 09/28/2021 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that four Christian homes were set on fire by radical Hindu nationalists in the Kandhamal District of India’s Odisha State. Local Christians report that the homes were attacked after the Christian owners […]

Why River Pollution and Depletion Remains A Serious Threat In India

In recent decades India has heard a lot about such appealing, consoling programs like the Ganga Action Plan, the Yamuna Action Plan, the National River Conservation Plan and finally Namami Gange. So it is all the more disturbing to know from recent reports and other indicators that the problem of river pollution remains serious, endangering […]

What English Has Done To India And The World?

By October 5, 2021 English language life in India is 204 years. For the last few years the celebration of Indian English Day on that day is catching up. Ever since the first English medium school started in the then Calcutta in 1817 on October 5, India never allowed that language to die. It has […]

USA’s Military Base in India: Security and Sovereignty issues

USA may operationalize the 2016 Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA), by insisting on building a military base in India, for use as a staging area for beyond-the-horizon surveillance and “launching attacks on terrorists in and around Afghanistan”. The US Administration is embarrassed by its capitulation to Taliban (signing a peace treaty with Taliban at […]

India Announces State Is COVID-19 Free Proving the Effectiveness of “Deworming Drug” IVERMECTIN

By Jim HoftPublished September 15, 2021  The Gateway Pundit previously reported that COVID cases are plummeting in India thanks to new rules that promote Ivermectin and hydroxychloroquine to its massive population. The 33 districts in Uttar Pradesh, India have now become free from COVID-19 government informed on Friday. The recovery rate has increased up to 98.7% proving the effectiveness […]

India State of 241 MILLION People Declared COVID-Free After Government Promotes Ivermectin

    The state of Uttar Pradesh in India, which has the equivalent of two-thirds of the United States population, has been declared COVID-free, the state government announced last week. There are no more active cases of coronavirus in the 33 districts of Uttar Pradesh, which has a population of 241 million people. “Overall, the […]

Explosive! India State of 241 MILLION People Declared COVID-Free After Government Promotes Ivermectin

The state of Uttar Pradesh in India, which has the equivalent of two-thirds of the United States population, has been declared COVID-free, the state government announced last week. There are no more active cases of coronavirus in the 33 districts of Uttar Pradesh, which has a population of 241 million people. “Overall, the state has a […]

Temple Destruction in India Causes Karnataka Religious Storm

Nanjanagudu is located in India’s ancient Mysuru (Mysore) district and is home to Srikanteshwara Temple, an ancient, important Hindu pilgrimage site. For this reason, the Nanjanagudu area is a holy and spiritual place for Indian Hindus, who term it the “Kashi of the South” or Dakshina Kashi . It is believed that the god Shiva […]

India and Pakistan in the Afghan Problem

The Afghan problem keeps on bleeding. And it seems that this is not a figure of speech, bearing in mind the conflicting reports of events in the Panjshir Gorge, which could provoke a resurgence of civil strife across the country. This, along with the lack of an effective management mechanism, makes the prospect of a […]

Christian Boy, 14, Clinging to Life after Burn Attack in Eastern India

Attack in Bihar state, India left Nitish Kumar, 14, with burns on 65 percent of his body. (Morning Star News) NEW DELHI, India (Morning Star News) – A 14-year-old Christian boy in eastern India is fighting for his life a month after suspected Hindu extremists threw flammable liquid on him and set him on fire, sources […]

1,500-Year-Old Temple Ruins Discovered in Uttar Pradesh, India

Uttar Pradesh, India’s most populous state, and one of its largest, is located in the northern Gangetic plains of the country. With a storied history and a slew of rulers having fought over parts of its territory since ancient times, it is no surprise that a 1,500-year-old temple, from the glory days of the ‘Gupta […]

Pastor Beaten by Mob of Extremists in Police Station in India

Christians Fear Police Cannot Guarantee Their Safety in India 09/11/2021 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that a Christian pastor in India’s Chhattisgarh state was attacked and beaten by a mob of radical Hindu nationalists while in a police station in Raipur. The attack has shocked the Christian community […]

Persecution Continues to Sweep Across India’s Uttar Pradesh State

Christians Unable to Worship Without Threat of Attack by Radical Hindu Nationalists  09/10/2021 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has continued to document a concerning surge in Christian persecution in India’s Uttar Pradesh state. In just the past 10 days, ICC has documented at least 10 separate incidents of persecution. The spike in anti-Christian violence has many local Christians concerned for their basic safety in Uttar Pradesh.   […]

Jews Claim Mongrel ‘Lost Tribe Of Menashe’ From India Have Maintained ‘Laws Of Family Purity’

Five hundred and twenty-five Bnei Menashe olim from India — who claim they are the descendants of a lost tribe of Israel — are gearing up for their first Rosh Hashanah after moving to Israel from Manipur, India, thanks to the efforts of Pnina Tamano Shata, Minister of Aliyah and Integration: Part of the Bnei […]

India’s Afghan Policy : A Review (Part-2)

MEA’s statement Aug 31 said Indian envoy Deepak Mittal met Sher Mohd Abbas Stanekzai, Head of Taliban’s Political Office, in Doha that day, in the first formal exchange. India’s concerns were raised that “Aghanistan’s soil should not be used for anti-Indian activities and terrorism in any manner.” And he “assured that these issues would be […]

Hard-Line Hindus Beat Christian Unconscious in Tamil Nadu, India

Santosh Kumar, beaten in Kamaraj Nagar, Tamil Nadu, India for his faith. (Morning Star News) HYDERABAD, India (Morning Star News) – A Christian in southern India’s Tamil Nadu state is in hiding after hard-line Hindu neighbors beat him unconscious with iron rods last month, sources said. Santosh Kumar, 35, left his home on Aug. 1 shortly […]

India reaches out to Russia to break out of regional isolation over Afghanistan

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov flanked by Taliban officials attending a conference on Afghanistan, Moscow, November 2018 The Indian establishment media hyped up Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call with Russian President Vladimir Putin on August 24 in a desperate attempt to distract attention from Delhi’s abject isolation over the Afghanistan situation. The desperation to clutch […]

Govt of India’s decision to import GM soymeal into India patently illegal

New Delhi, August 27th 2021: The Coalition for a GM-Free India, a civil society platform that had been in the forefront of struggles against hazardous gene technologies being deployed in India, has termed the decision of Government of India to import GM soymeal as patently illegal. “It is a case of regulators abdicating their legally […]

India Will Remember Gail Omvedt For Ever

Dr.Gail Omvedt, (81) one of the greatest scholars on caste studies passed away on 24 August 2021 evening in her village Kesegaon Maharashtra. She has pioneered caste studies having come as a student from America and settled down in India in the 1970s. She later married Bharat Patankar a Marxists scholar, activist; both of them […]

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