Radical Hindus target Christian communities: murder and torture

by Nirmala Carvalho
The Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC), denounces two cases to AsiaNews, which occurred in Orissa and Bihar. In the first, a man was tortured and killed "by mistake": the attackers wanted to kill his son who had just been baptized. In the second, the extremists assaulted an entire family not even sparing the children: they had met with the pastor of the local church.  read more »

Christian believer Nimmaka Laxmaya brutaly murdered in daylight in Odissa

Dherubada, Rayagada, (Orissa): 11-06-2014 – Nimmaka Laxmaya, 50, is the latest Christian victim in Orissa. He was waylaid and bludgeoned to death by the Hindu fundamentalists on the afternoon of 25th May 2014 in a village called Dherubada in Orissa. He hails from a neighbouring village called Vandidi. The murder seems to have been pre-planned and was very cleverly executed to spread some sort of a fear among the members of Christian prayer groups in that area.  read more »

Archbishop of Orissa: Today's vote "worries Christians. But we believe in democracy"

by Nirmala Carvalho

"GCIC prays that the administration will ensure the safety and protection of the Kandhamal people as they go to cast their ballots today. Archbishop John Barwa of Cuttack -Bhubaneshwar, tells AsiaNews: "We hope that the new government will give justice to the victims of the carnage". Kandhamal votes today in the third phase of the general elections, one of the most important.  read more »

Two acquitted in Graham Staines murder case


BHUBANESWAR: In a jolt to CBI, a trial court here on Wednesday acquitted Ghanashyam Mohanta and Ranjan Mohanta, whom the investigating agency had chargesheeted along with 16 others in the killing of Australian missionary Graham Staines and his two minor sons in Keonjhar's Manoharpur village in 1999.  read more »

Graham Staines' death is warning against Hindutva fundamentalism

http://www.asianews.it/news-en/For-Christian-leader,-Graham-Staines%27-d... 01/24/2014 17:52
For Christian leader, Graham Staines' death is warning against Hindu fundamentalism
by Nirmala Carvalho
This year marks the 15th anniversary of the murder of the Australian missionary and his two sons, killed by Hindu radicals. The president of the Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC) reflects on the next general election. The nationalist party Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which supports radical groups, is also vying for power.  read more »

Priest killed by Maoists in Odisha

Press Trust of India | Malkangiri (Odisha)
January 1, 2014 Last Updated at 15:21 IST

A tribal village priest was killed by suspected Maoists in a remote area of Odisha's Malkangiri district early today, the police said.  read more »

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