Ambala: 5th April 2016-04-08
All India Christian United Front membersled by Metropolitan Archbishop Jonathan Ansar handed over a memorandum to additional Deputy Commissioner(ADC) Monika Malik demanding the dismissal of Ambala city MLA Assem Goyal.
In the memorandum addressed to the Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki, the frontn alleged that MLA had slapped its members and journalist Pradeep Masih at a public place on March 28.
The community members also held a meeting at a church before marching to the deputy commissioner’s office.
Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Wednesday refused to grant bail to ten convicts in the case related to handchopping of hand of Professor T. J. Joseph by Islamic Militants in Kerala,India
The Kerala High Court today refused to grant bail to ten convicts in the case related to the chopping off of a hand of a college professor in 2010 for allegedly hurting religious sentiments through a question paper he had set.
Patna (Fides Service)-beaten and stripped naked on the street: it is the fate of Indian Pentecostal Christian citizens assaulted in the State of Bihar because publicly preached the Christian faith. As reported to Fides by the global Council of Indian Christians (Gcic), the episode took place in the District of Patna, capital of Bihar. The Christian Deepak Kumar had stopped in front of the Barh railway station and began to speak publicly of Christ by proclaiming his Gospel to anyone who would listen. Suddenly ten militants, allegedly belonging to Hindu etsremisti groups, approached and began to smite him and insult him, leaving him half-naked and wounded land. Sajan k. George, President of the global Council of Indian Christians (Gcic) has condemned the violence and told Fides: ' these men have committed a crime and must be stopped. Kumar was not doing anything illegal: he was simply speaking the truth
New Delhi (Agenzia Fides) - A group of about 40 Hindu extremists in a Pentecostal Christian Assembly stormed during a prayer meeting, interrupting the worship, threatening the faithful and seizing Bibles: as reported to Fides by the Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC), the incident took place last Sunday, April 3, in Kawardha district in the Indian state of Chattisgarh.
Sajan K George, president of the GCIC told Fides: "Chattisgarh has earned a record of infamy for radicals who illegally suppress religious freedom. Last month alone 25 extremists beat men, women and children and a church was vandalized, in Raipur district".