Cover Stories

A Dangerous Path Forward

In recent years, the Indian political landscape has been marred by a troubling trend: the rise of hate-fueled rhetoric and divisive politics.

Fr. Gaurav Nair Fr. Gaurav Nair
04 Mar 2024

Hate Speech in India: How to Promote Amity?

India has been ruled by the Hindu Nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party for the last decade. BJP, in turn, is the progeny of RSS, which has the goal of Hindu Rashtra.

Ram Puniyani Ram Puniyani
04 Mar 2024

Articles

On February 17 in Assam, North East, a detestable incident happened to a Catholic nun in a bus. A media outlet reports,

Albert Thyrniang Albert Thyrniang
04 Mar 2024

Although the political drama enacted in the Chandigarh Mayoral election on 30 January and the consequent Supreme Court verdict concerns a municipal corporation

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
04 Mar 2024

We all have our moods, individually and collectively, as a nation. India Today, the nation's leading weekly, published an "Exclusive Mood of the Nation Poll" in its issue

Chhotebhai Chhotebhai
04 Mar 2024

The Constitution (SC) Order 1950, paragraph 3, issued under Article 341 of the Constitution, is religion-based, which says, "Notwithstanding anything contained in paragraph 2

Franklin Caesar Thomas Franklin Caesar Thomas
04 Mar 2024

Writing about any government organisation today must be based on official handouts, published news, anecdotal evidence and putting two and two together because the present

Mathew John Mathew John
04 Mar 2024

Bihar has always fascinated me for several reasons. India's ancient history is replete with glorious accounts of the region and its magnificent past.

Pachu Menon Pachu Menon
04 Mar 2024

When contemplating the essence of existence, it should transcend mere survival at the fringes; rather, it should encompass abundant living, reaching our fullest potential and performance

P. A. Joseph P. A. Joseph
04 Mar 2024

Yes, oops, is what the people in Mumbai said, who drove their cars across the newly repaired Gokhale bridge, connecting Andheri East and West

Robert Clements Robert Clements
04 Mar 2024

I am pleased that the Indian National Congress (INC) has successfully forged alliances with the Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and the Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi.

A. J. Philip A. J. Philip
26 Feb 2024

Since 2014, Muslims and Christians in India have been facing considerable challenges in the form of hate speeches, exclusion, harassment and violence

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
26 Feb 2024

The globalist criminal plan of which India is a part wants to destroy traditional agriculture, animal husbandry, and fishing to force people to eat artificial

Don Aguiar Don Aguiar
26 Feb 2024

The recent (22 January 2024) Pran Pratishtha (consecration) of Lord Ram in Ram Temple in Ayodhya has been a major spectacle.

Ram Puniyani Ram Puniyani
26 Feb 2024

President Droupadi Murmu's visit to the Andaman and Nicobar Islands triggered a debate on the development initiatives in the Indian archipelago

Nava Thakuria Nava Thakuria
26 Feb 2024

The United Christian Forum (UCF), in its shocking statistics released on 14th December 2023, revealed that there have been 687 attacks against Christians

Jeevan Prabhu SJ Jeevan Prabhu SJ
26 Feb 2024

Last evening, I smiled at the vegetable puff my wife brought me with my tea. It wasn't the puff or tea that made me smile

Robert Clements Robert Clements
26 Feb 2024

Worse things are happening under Modi's dispensation. The worst is yet to come! With Mr Modi being enthroned as the prime minister of India

P. A. Chacko P. A. Chacko
19 Feb 2024

Recall this scene from the famous movie "3 Idiots." Raju (Sharman Joshi) invites his friends Rancho (Aamir Khan) and Farhan (Madhavan) to his house.

Jaswant Kaur Jaswant Kaur
19 Feb 2024

On Valentine's Day, when some custodians of faith usually harass young couples exchanging sweet nothings at public parks because they lack private space

A. J. Philip A. J. Philip
19 Feb 2024

If the last breath of secularism was on January 22, 2024, when PM Modi adorned the role of a Hindu high priest, the burial took place on February 10, 2024

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
19 Feb 2024

Chargesheet against the Government of India for subverting our parliamentary democracy guaranteed by the Constitution of India

Cedric Prakash Cedric Prakash
19 Feb 2024

Elections are the bedrock of democracy: government of the people, for the people, and by the people. Every citizen should highly understand and honour the election process because elections

Peter Fernandes Peter Fernandes
19 Feb 2024

As the 2024 General Elections loom on the horizon, some Muslim elite are appealing to the Muslim community to take a re-look at the BJP.

Ram Puniyani Ram Puniyani
19 Feb 2024

Who shall we, the ordinary Catholics, believe? As we collectively walk a dreaded path through the minefield of politics on the way to the general elections

John Dayal John Dayal
19 Feb 2024

The other day, a banker friend phoned me to ask whether I could help her search for a good housemaid. A good housemaid

Pachu Menon Pachu Menon
19 Feb 2024

Two points come to mind when we think of god: 1. Who are we to study god? Our insignificance leaves us unable to deal with this subject.

P. A. Joseph P. A. Joseph
19 Feb 2024

I was saddened to hear that 'Churchgate', the most recognised railway station in the country

Robert Clements Robert Clements
19 Feb 2024

Like countless people, I was very happy when President Droupadi Murmu announced the name of Karpoori Thakur as the posthumous recipient of the highest civilian honour of Bharat Ratna

A. J. Philip A. J. Philip
12 Feb 2024

People will never forget the 13-month-long historic strike in 2021 for farmers' rights. 711 farmers died during the lengthy strike resulting from the corporatisation of agriculture

Jose Vattakuzhy Jose Vattakuzhy
12 Feb 2024

In Modi's India, you are told what to dress with, where to pray, what to believe, whom to worship, whom to travel with, what to speak, what history you must accept, and the like.

P. A. Chacko P. A. Chacko
12 Feb 2024

On January 29th (Monday), 2024, Neuralink, Elon Musk's brain-computer interface company, achieved a significant milestone with its inaugural successful human implantation

Dr Arnald Mahesh SDB Dr Arnald Mahesh SDB
12 Feb 2024

Narendra Modi made a very long, high-decibel rhetorical political speech on February 8 in the Lower House (Lok Sabha)) of the Indian Parliament

Dr. G. Ramachandram Dr. G. Ramachandram
12 Feb 2024

The vibrations of the spectacle of the inauguration of Lord Ram's temple are still in the air. This inauguration was done by Prime Minster Modi

Ram Puniyani Ram Puniyani
12 Feb 2024

Saint Valentine was a third-century Roman Priest-Martyr whose name has long been associated with courtly love. "Valentine" derives from valens (worthy, strong, powerful).

Ladislaus L D'Souza Ladislaus L D'Souza
12 Feb 2024

For the last few months, I've been curious about the many inaugurations by the Prime Minister of the Vande Bharat trains, and I decided yesterday I'd travel in one of them from Goa to Mumbai.

Robert Clements Robert Clements
12 Feb 2024