The world witnessed one of the worst episodes of human rights violation when attacks were unleashed on hundreds of fisherfolk at Vizhinjam
The fishing communities’ cry for survival aligns with the roaring of the seas: “we will continue our protest.”
Monsignor Eugene H. Pereira is the convenor of the Vizhinjam Protest Front. He was present in person when the police opened attack on the protestors on 27th November.
First of all, please accept my hearty congratulations on your becoming the most successful businessman in the country, nay Asia.
Though hailed as the largest democracy in the world, India has a chequered, if not dubious track record when it comes to safeguarding human rights.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah openly acknowledged the role of the BJP in 2002 communal riots in Gujarat that resulted in the killing of more than 2000 Muslims
Brutal racism, arrogance, exploitation of labour and resources of subject nations have been the salient features of the imperialist project.
Cholesterol is a class of organic modules called ‘lipids’. It is a ‘waxy and fat-like substance that is found in all the cells of the body’.
A Moment for Collective & Collaborative Action for Sustainability
"You need to do something for these people. Who are these people in jail? They do not know the fundamental rights, preamble or the fundamental duties," the President, Droupadi Murmu,
Watching one’s baby growing up is emotionally exhausting. Be it talking, walking, jumping, running, throwing tantrums etc., the list is long.
Corruption undermines the values of democratic institutions and slows down economic growth.
Just a few weeks ago, Chinese Prime Minister Xi, managed to get unlimited powers from the members of the party he belonged to.
The soul of India is its Constitution. It is a ‘living tree’ capable of growth and expansion
As we celebrate the Constitution Day on November 26 to mark the adoption of the Constitution of India on this day in 1949
The year: 2000! The Venue: The Vatican! A Capuchin priest and I are waiting for a Cardinal at the parlour. The aim: To meet him
Tagore dreamt of an India where the citizens would have the courage to hold their “heads high”.
Instead of providing timely relief and help them rehabilitate, the state and police have been persecuting the victims, mainly Muslims
World has been witnessing conflicts and violence based on religion from the time people began to form communities or groups based on their religious identity.
“Unite to end violence against women and girls”. The theme for this year’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
We know the importance of family in our day-to-day life. We call it the Church in miniature.
There is a Japanese word UKETAMO, meaning “I accept with an open heart.” In our life we come across a number of issues.
As Rahul carries on his long trek through our vast country, there’s something happening. This isn’t a walk galvanizing people to hate their neighbours as most other recent walks have been.
The benefits of reservation are denied totally to the Dalits among the Christians. If a person who does scavenging to make a living accepts Jesus as his saviour, he will lose reservation.
On 28 November, perhaps, the country may learn why exactly conversions out of Hinduism pose a threat to national security.
The quest for secularism and secular identity in India has a long history. It is moral and Constitutional.
The conviction rate has been abysmally low at less than 40 percent! The pendency of court cases has increased considerably. All this questions the claim of speedy trial and justice delivery.
Distress migrants are those who migrate due to extremely depressing condition at home. They also end up doing the most menial and difficult jobs where they migrate to.
There were people who say that democracy is not meant for India because of rampant corruption. The whole world knows about the state of affairs in India.
Pope Francis says that every change needs an educational journey, to rebuild the fabric of relationships, bring to maturity a new universal solidarity, and give life to a more welcoming society.
Autocratic leaders may consult others, but they take decision and impose them on the people. Often consultation is a sham. Servant leaders value everyone’s opinion and regularly seek out opinions.
People going into online dating should bear in mind, as unromantic as it seems, the genuine risk of fraud inherent to the process.
A recent cartoon says it all. It has gone viral on social media depicting Prime Minister Modi being humbly requested by a poor man who says, ‘Sir, I don’t want anything.
Last week, India was decimated by England in the semi-final of the T 20 World Cup in Adelaide, and predictably, the country was shrouded in a blanket of gloom.
The value, power, length, breadth, height, depth, and capacity of the human heart is unfathomable. Human heart is the whole creation in miniature
In the island of Lilliput, the people were unhappy; they wanted to change from the gods of their forefathers to another God. “He’s a living God!” they said.
I was in Rajkot to address a mission conference just a few days ago. The occasion was the twenty-fifth anniversary of the missiological journal Third Millennium,
After a grand success of ‘Waves – Story Bank’, Fr. Felix Raj’s another literary creation ‘Tides – Story Bank’ narrating different experiences of life
The 66th Kerala Piravi (birthday) celebrations at the Kochi House-turned-Kerala House lasted for a week (November 1-7).
“When your friends begin to flatter you on how young you look, it’s a sure sign that you are getting old.”
A cry I’m finding across our country, from frustrated citizens is, “Repair the potholes!” Along with this pathetic plea, comes the proud shout,