Cover Stories

A Saint from the Laity

It is not always that a saint is born from among the lay people in the Catholic Church. In India it had never happened in the 2000 years of her existence.

Dr Suresh Mathew Dr Suresh Mathew
16 May 2022

Devasahayam, Saint of Many Firsts

It was one of the most splendid moments for India when Pope Francis canonized Devasahayam on May 15

John Kulandai John Kulandai
16 May 2022

Articles

Devasahayam was moved by the story of Christ’s unconditional love and forgiveness. He was against discrimination among fellow human beings

Dr. Elsa Lycias Joel Dr. Elsa Lycias Joel
16 May 2022

The economic condition of the island nation is such that it does not have money to import ink and paper to conduct school and college examinations.

A. J. Philip A. J. Philip
16 May 2022

The ‘sedition’ law in India is repressive and regressive, archaic and obsolete, draconian in nature and blatantly violative of the freedoms guaranteed

Cedric Prakash Cedric Prakash
16 May 2022

The Supreme Court’s interim order is a case of ‘Too Little Too Late’

Joseph Maliakan Joseph Maliakan
16 May 2022

A peep into Aakar Patel’s book which is an authentic appraisal of Narendra Modi government’s record of governance

Peter Mundackal Peter Mundackal
16 May 2022

Efforts are on to remove many relevant topics from CBSE syllabus; however, many topics, which go against rationalism and scientific temper, are included

Ram Puniyani Ram Puniyani
16 May 2022

Successful experiment by a women’s legal cell for empowerment of women and prevention of domestic violence

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
16 May 2022

Indian politicians seem to compete with the entire world for filling the public space with half-truths and full lies.

Dr. M. D. Thomas Dr. M. D. Thomas
16 May 2022

The Ranchi airport incident of denying permission for a specially-abled child to board a flight shows the need for changing the mindset of people

Aarti Aarti
16 May 2022

Somewhere in the US, arms manufacturers seemed to be throwing a party. There was the firing of cannon, rifle and pistol shots coming from their estates.

Robert Clements Robert Clements
16 May 2022

Let me confess that I was once one of your admirers.

A. J. Philip A. J. Philip
09 May 2022

Cooking the books is not the solution, but a new approach to tackle the burning problems of the people

Jaswant Kaur Jaswant Kaur
09 May 2022

As there are several issues haunting the criminal justice system, there is an urgent need to overhaul the system

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
09 May 2022

Racism is everywhere and its universality makes it a dreadful cocktail. “In a racist society, it is not enough to be non-racist. We must be anti-racist.”

Mathew John Mathew John
09 May 2022

Mother’s Day is not merely an occasion to exchange cards or gifts. Much more than that, it is a moment to acknowledge her role as a walking miracle

Dr. Pauly Mathew Muricken Dr. Pauly Mathew Muricken
09 May 2022

Ferdinand Marcos Jr., the son on former dictator of the Philippines Marcos Sr., is all set to become the next President of the country as predicted by the opinion polls

Joseph Maliakan Joseph Maliakan
09 May 2022

Alexia accepted the recurring sickness, excruciating pain and suffering as the will of God.

Varghese Alengaden Varghese Alengaden
09 May 2022

The move to introduce Uniform Civil Code is an aberration of the principle of ‘unity in diversity.’ It could destroy the cultural, social and religious diversity of the country

Chhotebhai Chhotebhai
09 May 2022

Ever since the global pandemic COVID-19 silently struck, humanity across the globe has been facing unprecedented challenges.

Aarti Aarti
09 May 2022

The startling news that one third of Covid deaths in the world have come from India

Robert Clements Robert Clements
09 May 2022

There must be a strong political will to work for the welfare of the workers, without whom India cannot flourish

Rani Punnasseril Rani Punnasseril
02 May 2022

Even though the nation has been experiencing growth, unemployment is on the increasing mode, so it is a fact that the country witnesses jobless in the midst of developments.

Jose Vattakuzhy Jose Vattakuzhy
02 May 2022

According to World Bank, in 2021, India had one of the lowest female labour force participation rates in the world

Adv Jessy Kurian Adv Jessy Kurian
02 May 2022

Political parties should desist from promising and providing freebies to people; instead, they should focus on policies that can boost job creation

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
02 May 2022

How can those who wield batons, daggers, knives, swords and sundry weapons be described as the devout of any religion?

A. J. Philip A. J. Philip
02 May 2022

Universities across the country should be free to design their courses, admission procedures and methods of evaluation

Joseph Maliakan Joseph Maliakan
02 May 2022

There are books and books: some are meant to decorate bookshelves, others are read and forgotten and then are still others when internalised are inspirational

Cedric Prakash Cedric Prakash
02 May 2022

Considered the fifth largest in the world, the Indian automotive industry is expected to be the third largest by 2030.

Aarti Aarti
02 May 2022

Bishop Gregory Karotemprel sets excellent example of living old age gracefully and fruitfully

Varghese Alengaden Varghese Alengaden
02 May 2022

“Hi!” “Hi! Why are you waiting outside? I thought our meeting to lay out my strategy for your party to win elections was taking place inside?”

Robert Clements Robert Clements
02 May 2022

Meerut (Uttar Pradesh) 25 April 2022: The arrest of Fr. Albert, the Parish Priest of Lalyana Catholic Church in Bhagpat district of Uttar Pradesh Parish

IC Correspondent IC Correspondent
25 Apr 2022

The Supreme Court has to put an end to the new trend of bulldozing houses and other structures of those accused of crimes, without due process of law

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
25 Apr 2022

By rolling down bulldozers over kiosks, shops and houses, mostly of Muslims who eke out a living by doing odd jobs, the government exposed its communal intentions

Joseph Maliakan Joseph Maliakan
25 Apr 2022

The last eight years have seen myriad instances of most institutions actively collaborate in propagating the majoritarian Hindutva project

Mathew John Mathew John
25 Apr 2022

The communal fire is reaching all nook and corner of the country, and there seems to be little effort on the part of the government to nip the issue in the bud

Julian S Das Julian S Das
25 Apr 2022

In communal disturbances, it is the poor who suffer. The clever leaders merely instigate the cadres who are foolish enough to fall into their trap and take up arms against fellow citizens.

A. J. Philip A. J. Philip
25 Apr 2022

With the Supreme Court giving no relief to NGOs on the FCRA amendments by the government, it could be end of the road for many in the social service sector

Jaswant Kaur Jaswant Kaur
25 Apr 2022

The Buddhist (Sinhalese) nationalism, divide and rule policy, and deep-rooted corruption have created the present crisis in the country

Lancy Lobo Lancy Lobo
25 Apr 2022

Breast-thumping over victory in a war is nothing but a show; war has no gainers; winners too are losers in one way or other

N. Kunju N. Kunju
25 Apr 2022

Last week was Easter. It was also Easter for those fighting the bitter war in Ukraine and the forces from Russia.

Robert Clements Robert Clements
25 Apr 2022