By Joseph C. DeCaro, BosNewsLife International Correspondent
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 BosNewsLife Asia Service NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- An Afghan Christian widow and three of her daughters faced possible deportation from India to their homeland Friday, January 20, despite concerns they may be killed or jailed for “apostasy”, after a UN agency reportedly refused to grant them refugee status.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Evangelical Christians in India, who are reportedly facing persecution in several areas of India, were in mourning this Easter after the recent death of at least 16 Christians in a major traffic accident in Meghalaya state in North East India. Over 50 were also injured when a truck carrying them overturned in the West Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya on February 26.
(UPDATE, CHANGING LEAD, ADDING EVANGELISM DETAILS) By BosNewsLife Asia Service NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Minority Christians in India have expressed concern about an ongoing crackdown on evangelism after several believers, including children, were detained for "forcing" conversions.
By Joseph C. DeCaro, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent with BosNewsLife Asia Service KARNATAKA, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- A Pentecostal pastor in India's state of Karnataka has been detained on charges of conducting "false religious conversions" after Hindu militants attacked him during a church service, the latest clash over spreading Christianity in the predominantly Hindu nation, representatives said Wednesday, October 13 .
By BosNewsLife Asia Service NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Tensions are rising in northern India where Indian authorities have stopped buses carrying more than 70 Christian children and prevented them from proceeding to a Bible summer camp in Madhya Pradesh state, rights activists and officials said.
By Santosh Digal, BosNewsLife Asia Correspondent reporting from India NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Church leaders in India on Wednesday, June 30, welcomed a seven year jail sentence for a leader of an influential Hindu party who was seen as the mastermind behind anti-Christian violence in India's eastern state of Orissa that killed scores of people in 2008.
Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with reporting from India MUMBAI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Indian security forces regained control of Mumbai Saturday, November 29, after the worst terrorist assault in the country's history killed nearly 200 people, including Christians and Jews, officials said. Some 60 hours after a group of gunmen threw India's commercial capital into bloody chaos by attacking a train station, hospitals, hotels and other high profile targets, officials said all of the suspected Islamic militants were killed or captured.
By Santosh Digal, BosNewsLife Southeast Asia Correspondent reporting from India NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Suspected Buddhist militants attacked Christian aid workers in a flood stricken area in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, Christians said Saturday, September 11, and there was also anti-Christian violence reported elsewhere the country.