#India

Indian Bishops' president 'losing hope' Francis will visit India in 2017

VATICAN CITY The head of India's Catholic bishops' conference said he thinks Pope Francis may not be able to visit his country as planned at the end of 2017.
Bombay Cardinal Oswald Gracias said that while he is optimistic the pope will visit India at some point in the future, discussions with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government about a visit this year have taken longer than expected.

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Head of Indian State of Mizoram disturbed by the deep rooted racism against North East Indians

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Mizoram CM Lal Thanhawla Says That Not Just Commoners, Even Politicians Across India Are Racist.The issue of racism towards the people of northeast in major Indian cities is not new. Even in the Indian metro cities and the educated societies, the disturbing issue exists deeply.

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Women from North East India's letter.slamming racism in India

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A Woman From the Northeast Writes a Powerful Letter Slamming Racism in India.
“Demanding me to lick his boots, he said, you deserve it only because you are a dirty tribal from the north east”. -Higio Gungte, Arunachal Pradesh.

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Will take up issue of shutting down of NGO Compassion International with India: US

Compassion International is said to be shutting down its India operations after it was put under prior permission category in May last year. When a donor organisation is put under this category, it is barred from funding any Indian NGO without the government's approval.The United States has said that it will take up with India the shutting down of a Colorado-based donor NGO

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