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India’s Anti-Conversion Laws and Their Effects on the Christian Community

Religious freedom is a fundamental right guaranteed to all Indian citizens by the country’s constitution and laws. However, the religious freedom rights of India’s religious minorities, including Christians, have been in severe decline since the political rise of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in 2014 and its enactment of the Hindutva ideology. Since 2014, attacks… Read More

‘Auctioning’ of Muslim Women: Outrage Continues with Fresh Call for Action against Culprits

July 11, 2021 Women’s rights activists express solidarity with victims, tell govt, tech companies to ensure that internet is a safe space for women Team Clarion  NEW DELHI — Some prominent Women’s rights activists have condemned the online targetting of Muslim women by putting them on ‘auction’ on Github, a software development platform. Through a joint statement,… Read More

UP: Bodies of three Muslim boys found in river, families suspect murder

July 10, 2021 MuslimMirror By Muslim Mirror Staff New Delhi: The bodies of three boys identified as Zamin Ali (16), Mohammad Ausaf (18) and Zaid (16) were found in Kiccha river in Baheri locality of Bareilly district in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday with injury marks on their bodies. They were missing since Tuesday. The police claimed… Read More

Hindu activists threaten Christian pastors in India

One pastor in Chhattisgarh says his church members are very frightened and feel they are being targeted by extremists Bijay Kumar Minj Published: July 09, 2021 04:49 AM GMT Hindu activists in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh have disrupted a prayer service and threatened two Christian pastors in the space of three days for… Read More

Lynchings and Hate Crimes Increased Because of Inaction against Culprits, Says Jamaat

July 3, 2021 Appealing the government to come down heavily on forces spreading bigotry and communal hatred, JIH Vice President urged the political parties, non-governmental organizations and social activists to come forward and fulfill their responsibility towards curbing hatred in the country Team Clarion NEW DELHI – Expressing serious concern over the incidents of hate crimes… Read More

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Afghan Christians Call for Prayer as International Forces Prepare for Withdrawal

07/01/2021 Afghanistan (International Christian Concern) – According to Vision Christian Radio, Christians living in Afghanistan are calling for prayer as international forces prepare to withdraw from the country. Many Christians fear the withdrawal of international forces will spell a return of the Taliban’s repressive rule and increased persecution. The United States and NATO allies have decided… Read More

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Telangana Doctor Offers Online Consultation to Thousands of Covid Patients

July 1, 2021 Dr. Luqman Ahmed Khan offered consultations to around 4,000 Covid patient and 2,000 other patients Waquar Hasan | Clarion India NEW DELHI – An MBBS doctor in Telangana’s Karimnagar offered online consultation to thousands of Covid patients throughout the country during the recent lockdown. He also trained around 100 doctors for Telangana Covid Task… Read More

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Madhya Pradesh: Elderly Dalit couple tied to tree, beaten up for opposing cultivation on their land by strongmen in Shajapur district

Updated on : Thursday, July 1, 2021, 2:59 PM IST By Staff Reporter The alleged incident took place at village Bijana under Mohan Badodiya police station of the district. Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): An elderly Dalit couple was allegedly tied up to a tree and beaten up by strongmen of a village in Shajapur district of Madhya Pradesh. The accused didn’t… Read More

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Andhra Dalit youth attempts suicide, accuses local YSRCP leader of psychological torture

ANI | Updated: Jul 01, 2021 15:03 IST East Godavari (Andhra Pradesh) [India], July 1 (ANI): A youth who allegedly attempted suicide (/topic/suicide) in Nadurubada village in Rayavaram mandal of Andhra Pradesh’s East Godavari district has claimed he was mentally tortured by Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) leader Siripuram Srinivas Rao Scheduled Caste suicide Yuvajana Sramika… Read More

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In the Salempur Ghat, the gangsters stabbed and injured two Dalit brothers

Gopalganj Published By: Newswrap Thu, 01 Jul 2021 09:10 PM In the Salempur Ghat of Sidhwalia police station, the gangsters stabbed two Dalit brothers with a knife and seriously injured them. The injured brothers include Raju Ram and Lalbabu Ram. He was admitted to the emergency ward of Sadar Hospital for treatment. Regarding the incident, it has been… Read More

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