Special teams were rushed to Hyderabad and Nuzvid on Wednesday, while Sudhir was found after midnight at his Nuzvid address, from where he was arrested under Section 3 of the AP Propagation of Other Religions in Places of Worship or Prayer (Prohibition) Act 2007.
In a swift move, the Tirupati Urban Police arrested Mondithoka Sudhir, founder director of the Hyderabad-based Emmanuel Baptist Ministry of India (IBMI), from his Puterala residence in Vissannapet mandal of Krishna district in the early hours of Thursday. He has been remanded to judicial custody. read more »
Uttar Pradesh: 310 Christians "reconverted" to Hinduism with threats
by Nirmala Carvalho
It is the third incident in less than two months in the northern Indian state. Brahmins (priests), and Hindu radicals have "sacrificed" Bibles to their gods and given sacred books to the Christians to validate the ceremony. Christian leader: "alarming trend". read more »
New Delhi: A rightwing Hindu group has accused Kailash Satyarthi, this year’s joint Nobel Peace Prize winner, of being an agent of “Maoist-Christian terrorist alliance” and demanded the confiscation of the prize money.Global Council of Indian Christians(GCIC) demands the central Government of India to initiate action against the outfit for sedition charges and lowering the prestige of India in front of the international community read more »
by Nirmala Carvalho
The attack took place in Bastar district, home to an ongoing systematic persecution of the minority. Extremists often invoke the anti-conversion law to attack Christians. President of the Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC): "We demand the immediate end of violence."
Mumbai (AsiaNews) - "We demand the immediate arrest of the Hindu radicals responsible for the brutal and unprovoked attack against 12 innocent Christians", made on October 25 in Chhattisgarh. This is Sajan George, president of the Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC) demand of State Authorities, following yet another assault dictated by false accusations of forced conversions. read more »
MANGALORE: A woman from Elyarpadavu, about 15km from here, who had married a Bajrang Dal activist, filed charges of abduction and attempt to outrage the modesty of a woman against several Dal activists. She also alleged that Jagadeesh Shenava, president, Mangalore district unit of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad, had threatened to harm her parents if she didn't marry the activist.
Vivita D'Souza (Also known as Sonia) daughter of Patrick D' Souza from Eliyarpadav is the complainant.
The complainant in her twenties, who married Rajesh Shetty on October 16 at the Arya Samaj here, complained to Konaje police that she was drugged and coerced into the marriage. read more »
Pastor Sadanand Naik started a house Church, Jeevana Jyothi Prathana Mandira, at Ankola fter he became a believer of Christ. When he passed away on June 25, 2013, his son-in-law, Pastor Ravi has been carrying on the ministry.
Two weeks ago two Lokayukta Police Nagesh and Vasanth came to Pastor Ravi and asked about their work, their Trust Deed and the number of people who come for prayer and their names. All these were furnished by Pastor Ravi. read more »