By BosNewsLife Asia Service with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians already suffering of major flooding in the Indian state of Karnataka faced more difficulties Thursday November 12, amid fresh allegations that government aid is distributed mainly to "higher caste" Hindus.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian young woman has been raped in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, but police refuse to detain the known suspect while her family faces death threats, a Christian human rights official said Saturday, October 24 .
By BosNewsLife News Center AMSTELVEEN, NETHERLANDS (BosNewsLife)-- Citizens in the Dutch town of Amstelveen have condemned plans by local authorities to support a controversial Hindu festival that would involve praying to a Hindu goddess from India, in the heart of the town.
By Ajaya K. Singh reporting from Orissa, special to BosNewsLife KANDHAMAL, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- An Indian court on Thursday, September 24, acquitted a prominent legislator and another suspect in the killing of a Catholic Christian in a trial that underscored concerns over sectarian violence in the Indian state of Orissa.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Indian Christians and churches prepared to fast and pray this weekend for peace, a year after anti-Christian violence killed over 100 people in India's troubled state of Orissa and left tens of thousands displaced.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife BANGALORE, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in India's southern state of Karnataka remained concerned Sunday, August 16, about the whereabouts of eight pastors who were detained this week after Hindu militants broke up a major Christian training meeting, injuring and "humiliating" several believers, including women, church representatives said.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Staff of a missionary school in India's eastern state of Andhra Pradesh faced another day of anxiety Thursday, July 8, after Hindu militants attacked and threatened to kill them for allegedly converting Hindus to Christianity, Christians said.
By BosNewsLife Senior Mission Correspondent Dr. John M. Lindner and BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Students in New Delhi on Sunday, June 21, joined massive protests against the alleged reluctance of authorities to detain those involved in killing a social worker who supported Christians, other religious minorities and 'lower castes' in this predominantly Hindu nation.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service NEW DELHI/WASHINGTON (BosNewsLife)-- A key Asian mission group mourned Sunday, May 24, the death of Ralph Winter the founder of the U.S. Center for World Missions and, later, William Carey International University. He was 84.
BosNewsLife Asia Service with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- An elderly Indian pastor was beaten and abused by local police while serving 20 days in prison on "false" charges of "bribing Hindus to convert," according to Christian rights investigators.