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Shiv Sena Suggests 'Family Planning' for Muslims, Christians in New Controversy

Shiv Sena Suggests 'Family Planning' for Muslims, Christians in New Controversy
All India | Reported by Tejas Mehta, Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Updated: April 15, 2015 12:41 IST
The editorial in Shiv Sena mouthpiece Saamna advocates smaller families for Muslims to stay 'happy and healthy'

MUMBAI: Days after it published a controversial column on voting rights for Muslims, Shiv Sena mouthpiece Saamna has featured a provocative editorial claiming minorities needed to adhere to family planning as the "growing population of Muslims and Christians has become a threat to Hindus."

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Church Attacked in Jabalpur, Christians Threaten to Shut Schools if Attackers Not Caught

Church Attacked in Jabalpur, Christians Threaten to Shut Schools if Attackers Not Caught
Click to Play.Church authorities claim that the attackers created ruckus in the premises and broke flower pots
BHOPAL: Members of a Hindu religious group allegedly vandalised a church in Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh late on Friday night where a Bible convention was being held. There were around 200 tribals present at the time of the incident; they had come to the church for the convention from Mandla District.

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Harassment of Christian schools continues in central India

Jagdalpur: Principals of some top Christians schools in Chhattisgarh state have been asked to furnish details about crosses and other religious articles displayed in their institutions.

“This is another case of sheer harassment,” Fr Mathew Kunnel, coordinator of Catholic schools in Jagdalpur diocese, told Matters India on Wednesday.

The Carmelite of Immaculate priest, who is also the principal of Nirmal Vidyalaya Higher Secondary School in Jagdalpur, said the District Education Officer (DEO) of Bastar has asked seven schools in and around the city to respond within seven days.

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IS abducts 150 Christians, rapes and kills women, a "tragic situation" for vicar to Aleppo

A steady stream of horrific stories is coming out of jihadist-held areas. Terrorists hold hundreds of Christians, including seniors and children. For apostolic nuncio to Damascus, "Christians feel abandoned". There is "blood everywhere" and everyone is suffering. He believes that the war on terrorism is pointless but oil, "financial and military supplies" should be cut off.

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