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The U.S. Should Pressure India to Curb Hindu Extremism

MARLIN February 2, 2018 4:00 AM Christians and Muslims there are suffering an alarming rise in persecution, including mob violence. India has been a steady U.S. strategic and economic partner for at least the past decade. It helps maintain political balance in the region, while reforms implemented to boost economic growth hold the promise of lifting millions out of poverty. Flying well below the radar of most mainstream media, however, is an ugly side of India’s success story. Its focus, and ours, on economic reform and innovation is masking the increasingly flagrant and violent harassment — in many cases, clear persecution — of India’s Christian and Muslim minorities. India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a member of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), also belongs to Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), widely considered to be the BJP’s parent entity and considered the world’s largest missionary organization.

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Hindu radical accuses Christianity of destroying the environment-India

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A Hindu fair was held in Gujarat from 5 to 8 January bringing together 315 Hindu organisations. The extremist S Gurumurthy claims that Christianity has no "reverence for nature". For Syriac Christian leader, such a view sows “seeds of suspicion and division in people against the Christian community.”

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Hindu groups(World Hindu Council-Preaches Peace and Harmony in the west) raise conversion controversy ahead of pope's Asia visit Pope Francis

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Hindu groups(World Hindu Council-Preaches Peace and Harmony in the west) raise conversion controversy ahead of pope's Asia visit Pope Francis wanted to visit India but switched to Myanmar after Hindu nationalists stalled an expected official invitation Hindu groups raise conversion controversy ahead of pope’s Asia visit

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