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by Nirmala Carvalho
Complaint lodged by victim’s wife. The latter, however, said that he became Muslim by choice. Christian leader warns: "If forced conversions are perpetrated by Hindu radicals they are considered 'a homecoming."
Mumbai (AsiaNews) - The Bihar Police have arrested four people accused of forcing a Dalit family to convert to Islam. A complaint was lodged by Yasoda Devi, resident of the village of Rampur Khurd, against seven people. In the First Information Report (FIR), the woman said that some villagers forcibly converted her husband, Rajkishore Ram, and that he had received death threats if she failed to embrace Islam.  read more »

Persecuted for faith - Bihar

Kaliyanganj, Siliguri, West Bengal: 11-06-2014 - The Indian Evangelical Team (IET ) founded by Dr. P.G. Vergis pioneered the Gospel work in a remote village called Kaliyanganj in West Bengal, bordering Bihar in 2010 ably assisted by Laxmi Prasad Yadav, the IET worker in West Bengal. Responding to the preaching of the good news within a short time the entire village accepted Christ and now they have also constructed a prayer hall there.  read more »


The leakage of operational information of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), allegedly by a detained officer of the force to the Maoists, had led to failure of certain anti-Maoist actions in Bihar, CRPF chief Dilip Trivedi said on Friday.  read more »

Hindu guru arrested for Bodh Gaya attack
India's National Investigation Agency (NIA) believe he was involved in 7 July attacks against one of Buddhism's holiest sites.
New Delhi (AsiaNews/Agencies) - This morning, India's National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested Arup Brahmachari, a Hindu priest, for his involvement in the attack on 7 July against Bodh Gaya's Mahabodhi temple, a Buddhist religious complex in the state of Bihar.  read more »

Global Council of Indian Christians(GCIC )is saddened by the serial explosions at Bodh Gaya

"Bodh Gaya is the place where Gautama Buddha attained Enlightenment and is a place of special significance for all peoples of Good Will
GCIC prays for a return of Peace and Tranquility and Calm.  read more »

Dalit man killed for using hand pump for drinking water in Bihar

PATNA: A Dalit man was beaten to death in a Bihar village by upper caste henchmen for drawing water from a common hand pump, police said Saturday. Mohan Paswan, in his late 40s, was lynched in Parhuti village in Kaimur district Friday. "Paswan was brutally attacked by Pramod Singh and his men," informed a police officer, Saroj Kumar

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