Two priests and an Angel give Darshan his sight

Two priests and an Angel give Darshan his sight

A 21-year old tribal boy from the Ooladbari tea  gardens of North Bengal, survivor of a near fatal accident,  two years and nine months ago, can now lead a normal life, thanks to the intervention of  two Salesian priests and an ‘angel’ from Italy.  Darshan Oraon,  abandoned by his parents, lives with his ailing grandmother […]

Kandhamal Awards: Keeping Hope and the Memory of the Massacred Alive

Kandhamal Awards: Keeping Hope and the Memory of the Massacred  Alive

Never giving up the struggle for justice and reparation of those killed, displaced, and imprisoned on fake charges, these awards will keep the Kandhamal story alive – a bizarre bloodbath of right wing hate fomented in an Indian state whose founder was a Christian named Michael Madhusudan Das. National Solidarity Forum (NSF), comprising over 70 […]

Muzaffarpur Diocesan Priest new Delhi Bishop

Muzaffarpur Diocesan Priest new Delhi Bishop

Pope Francis on July 16 appointed Father Deepak Valerian Tauro, rector of St Albert’s College in Ranchi, as the auxiliary bishop of the archdiocese of Delhi,  according to a press release from Father Stephen Alathara, deputy secretary general of the Conference of Catholic Bishops in India. The 54-year-old bishop-elect is a priest of the diocese […]

Indian Management mourns Jesuit Guru

Indian Management mourns Jesuit Guru

Jesuit Father Abraham Enthemkuzy, (70) widely recognized as a management expert and  also as the longest-serving director of Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI), Jamshedpur, one of the best management schools in India died earlier this week due to cardiac arrest. Father Abe, as he was known among confreres,  was on born Nov 5, 1950. He […]

Church Demolished: What Next?

Church Demolished: What Next?

The demolition of a Catholic Church in the South Delhi region on Tuesday (July 12) morning has prompted widespread concern and condemnation among the Christian community. The Little Flower Church in Lado Sarai, belonging to the Syro-Malabar rite was demolished by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation citing encroachment on government’s agricultural land “by instalment of […]

New Delhi Covid-19 Inspection Team in 3 NE States

New Delhi Covid-19 Inspection Team  in 3 NE States

The Central government is to  dispatch special medical teams to  Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur as these three North-eastern  States have been registering  a high number of COVID-19 positive cases. The special medical teams are to evaluate the possible reasons the increase in the number of  of COVID-19 cases in these states. The development has […]

Scripting a lingo’s future in Arunachal

Scripting a lingo’s future in Arunachal

Every evening, a group of 15 college graduates gather at the Newman school in a remote hilly village to learn a language with 48 vowels and 31 consonants, with four different tones. They are inspired by the vision of a middle-aged farmer, who wants to save his native dialect from extinction. Fifty-five  year old Wanglung […]

Nun in Assam makes safe space for Third Gender

Nun in Assam makes safe space for Third Gender

The passion of a pioneering Catholic nun for Guwahati’s third gender, championing their dignity, rights and recognition, has resulted in the first Church approved shelter for the Hijra community in Assam.The Catholic Church has started its first safe house  for the marginalized transgender community in the Northeastern State of Assam this month. The opening of […]

Let’s keep our Promises: Jamatia to Shah

Let’s keep our Promises: Jamatia to Shah

Tripura tribal welfare minister Mevar Kumar Jamatia has written a letter to Union home minister Amit Shah demanding to place the Constitution (125th Amendment) Bill, 2019 on the floor of Parliament. He says that the 125th Amendment would empower the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) under the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution. Jamatia, […]

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