By BosNewsLife Asia Service NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- A pastor in India's Karimnagar district of Andhra Pradesh state remained detained Wednesday, April 15, for his alleged involvement in "conversion activities", Christians said.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- The Christian mother of a Pentecostal pastor in northwest India was recovering of her injuries Saturday, August 24, after she was nearly cut into pieces for refusing to convert to Hinduism, activists said.
By Santosh Digal, BosNewsLife Asia Correspondent reporting from India CALCUTTA, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in India's eastern West Bengal state were recovering of their injuries Thursday, April 12, after Muslim militants broke up a prayer meeting and beat up believers, including women, local police and Christians said.
By Santosh Digal, BosNewsLife Asia Correspondent NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in India's troubled state of Orissa cautiously celebrated Christmas Friday, December 25, amid fears of more anti-Christian violence that since 2007 killed over 100 people here.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Two Christians, including a father of three children, were found dead in India's troubled Orissa state, amid mounting concerns over the renewed killing of Christians in the region, Catholic investigators said Thursday, March 15.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Thousands of Christians faced severe persecution and at least five believers were murdered in India last year, a Catholic body said in a report monitored by BosNewsLife Tuesday, February 10. The report released by the India-based Catholic Secular Forum (CSF) documented 120 attacks on Christians and their institutions, including churches, across India in 2014 alone.
By Santosh Digal, BosNewsLife Asia Correspondent NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Despite concerns over his health, a prominent human rights activist continued his hunger strike Saturday, December 19, to force the Indian government to reserve jobs in the booming private sector for Dalits -- the 'lowest caste' in India's ancient system of Hinduism -- and other poor communities.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service BHUBANESWAR, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- An Indian nun who was raped during India's worst anti-Christian violence in recent memory will testify about her ordeal in another court after complaining about intimidation, BosNewsLife established Thursday, April 8.
By Santosh Digal, BosNewsLife Asia Correspondent reporting from India NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Police in northern India briefly detained five pastors of mission group 'Gospel Messengers Team' on charges of "trying to convert people to Christianity", shortly after Hindu hardliners stormed their evangelistic prayer service, witnesses said Monday, July 25. The incident was the latest in a series of reported attacks against devoted Christians in India.