TOPIC: INDIA

Christians in India Fear Increasing Hindu Nationalist Attacks

After many churches in Orissa state in India were burned in 2008 riots, Christians began attending house churches, where they are relatively safe and can learn about the Bible

Three world leaders visiting India in recent days have found reason to speak publicly about the importance of diversity and tolerance. First, it was the World Bank president, Jim Yong Kim, then United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. But the most pointed remarks came from President Barack Obama, who was an official guest at India’s Republic … Read more

India’s New Populist Prime Minister Planning a Splashy UN Debut

Not every prime minister, speaking for the first time at the United Nations General Assembly, gets to top that off with a sold-out rally in Madison Square Garden in New York. Narendra Modi, a relatively new face in Indian national politics who became prime minister in May, seems poised to make the most of his … Read more

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