PM against quick transfers of CJs, Dinakaran file back with SC collegium

The Supreme Court collegium’s recommendation to transfer controversial Karnataka High Court Chief Justice P D Dinakaran to Sikkim High Court is stuck, at least for the time being. The government is learnt to have sent back the file of all recommendations, including that of Dinakaran, to the Supreme Court collegium for reconsideration.

Caning has no connection with Rouvan suicide: Church

Kolkata, Jun 16 (PTI) The Church of North India (CNI)'s Kolkata Diocese, which runs La Martinere School for Boys here, today claimed the caning of Rouvanjit Rawla by the Principal had no connection with the student's suicide.
"Taking into account all that has happened, we would request the media not to link the caning of Rouvanjit with his suicide," executive member of the CNI Synod and Diocesese of Kolkata Suman Biswas told PTI from Delhi.


Desecration of Christian Statues in Bandlaguda parish, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh

Hinduvta extremists on June 13th decapitated the statue of Saint Michael the Archangel and the Statue of Mary was damaged and placed upside down.
A saffron flag was placed near the damaged statues.
GCIC renews appeals to the administration for protection of the places of Christian worship. These desecration by the Hinduvta extremists wound the religious sentiments of the Christian minority community.


Attack on pastor Victor P Sam Joseph in Bangalore

Pastor rents a house and a shed at Chandapura, Anekal Tq, Bangalore
Rural district and has about 30 believers who worship there. Two
weeks ago some people came in a van in a suspicious way and invited
Pastor Sam Joseph to come and pray for some sick person.