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.
It was one of the most splendid moments for India when Pope Francis canonized Devasahayam on May 15
Devasahayam was moved by the story of Christ’s unconditional love and forgiveness. He was against discrimination among fellow human beings
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.
The ‘sedition’ law in India is repressive and regressive, archaic and obsolete, draconian in nature and blatantly violative of the freedoms guaranteed
The Supreme Court’s interim order is a case of ‘Too Little Too Late’
A peep into Aakar Patel’s book which is an authentic appraisal of Narendra Modi government’s record of governance
Efforts are on to remove many relevant topics from CBSE syllabus; however, many topics, which go against rationalism and scientific temper, are included
Successful experiment by a women’s legal cell for empowerment of women and prevention of domestic violence
Indian politicians seem to compete with the entire world for filling the public space with half-truths and full lies.
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
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.
Let me confess that I was once one of your admirers.
Cooking the books is not the solution, but a new approach to tackle the burning problems of the people
As there are several issues haunting the criminal justice system, there is an urgent need to overhaul the system
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.”
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
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
Alexia accepted the recurring sickness, excruciating pain and suffering as the will of God.
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
Ever since the global pandemic COVID-19 silently struck, humanity across the globe has been facing unprecedented challenges.
The startling news that one third of Covid deaths in the world have come from India
There must be a strong political will to work for the welfare of the workers, without whom India cannot flourish
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.
According to World Bank, in 2021, India had one of the lowest female labour force participation rates in the world
Political parties should desist from promising and providing freebies to people; instead, they should focus on policies that can boost job creation
How can those who wield batons, daggers, knives, swords and sundry weapons be described as the devout of any religion?
Universities across the country should be free to design their courses, admission procedures and methods of evaluation
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
Considered the fifth largest in the world, the Indian automotive industry is expected to be the third largest by 2030.
Bishop Gregory Karotemprel sets excellent example of living old age gracefully and fruitfully
“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?”
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
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
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
The last eight years have seen myriad instances of most institutions actively collaborate in propagating the majoritarian Hindutva project
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
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.
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
The Buddhist (Sinhalese) nationalism, divide and rule policy, and deep-rooted corruption have created the present crisis in the country
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
Last week was Easter. It was also Easter for those fighting the bitter war in Ukraine and the forces from Russia.