“India Prepares for Chinese Product Tsunami: Lifeboats Ready!”

“India Prepares for Chinese Product Tsunami: Lifeboats Ready!”

In a turn of events that has left Indian markets bracing for impact, the recent tariff hikes by the United States on a multitude of Chinese imports have poised India to become the new destination for a deluge of Chinese goods. It appears that China, facing a sudden closure of a major market, is about […]

Bihar: A Fort of Rice to Repel Anaemia Demons

Bihar: A Fort of Rice to Repel Anaemia Demons

Bags of rice stocked wall-thick at the grain warehouses are what the nutrition warriors in Bihar are counting on to repel the onslaught of anaemia, which as recent figures indicate has gained the upper hand in recent times. A ‘workshop’ for media, organised last week in Patna, as part of an SBCC Campaign, revealed that […]

Bharat Ratna for Karpoori Thakur: A Tribute to the ‘Unsung Champion’ of Social Justice

Bharat Ratna for Karpoori Thakur: A Tribute to the ‘Unsung Champion’ of Social Justice

The Recognition of a Socialist Icon and the BJP’s History with Backward Classes’ Quota [Updated with corrections. Author: Frank Krishner] The Indian government has decided to confer the prestigious Bharat Ratna on the late socialist leader and former Bihar Chief Minister, Karpoori Thakur. This announcement, made a day ahead of Thakur’s birth centenary, is seen […]

Sam weds Oliver: It’s time for LGBTQ civil unions in India

Sam weds Oliver: It’s time for LGBTQ civil unions in India

The old cliche is that Love knows no boundaries. In what many see as a landmark moment, Sam Altman, the CEO of OpenAI, recently celebrated his union with his partner, Oliver Mulherin, in a quiet Hawaiian ceremony. This event, while capturing the attention of the public, serves as a poignant reminder that love and commitment […]

The Holy Book of India, isn’t the Bible!

The Holy Book of India, isn’t the Bible!

Catholic students in a well known Jesuit College in Bihar may have been a bit surprised to see a Catholic Priest hold up the Constitution of India and say, “This is the most Sacred Book of the Citizen of India. Not the Bible, Not the Quran, Not the Bhagwad Gita.” The priest who was addressing […]

I will campaign for the BJP!

I will campaign for the BJP!

Archbishop Joseph Pamplany of Tellicherry on March 18 assured the BJP at least one seat from the southern Indian state if the federal government raises the price of rubber to 300 rupees. Predictably, there were gasps and shocked responses from well meaning Christians across the land. Joseph Pamplany, some seem to indicate, is a modern […]

Shame!

Shame!

The arson, and damage to the Nation’s wealth by so called ‘students’ is an Act of War Enough is enough! To those are trying to find some devious political excuses to condone the burning of trains, and destruction of property happening in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and other places: why are you supporting a bunch […]

Hate Speech begins here!

Hate Speech begins here!

Today,on the 18th of June, is the very first ‘global’ day dedicated to ‘Countering Hate Speech’. According to the UN, hate speech is any kind of speech or writing that attacks or discriminates against a person or a group based on religion, ethnicity, nationality, race, color, descent, gender, or any other identity factor. Speech should […]

Catholic Communicators: Listening or Lip Service?

Catholic Communicators: Listening or Lip Service?

‘Listen!’This was the theme for the World day of Social Communications, celebrated by Catholic communicators the world over on Ascension Sunday.The 56th World Communications day, which fell on Sunday, 29 May. Never before has a theme been so apt for those who are engaged in the dissemination of the ‘good news’.In a countries being buffeted […]

Consecrated Women must show courage in Difficulties: Pope Francis

Consecrated Women must show courage in Difficulties: Pope Francis

Pope Francis has turned the spotlight on nuns and women religious, a significant action for the entire Church the world over. The Catholic Church celebrates the 26th World Day for Consecrated life on Wednesday, February 2  . For the 26th edition of the celebration this year, the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies […]

Come September, Catholics Reflect, Rejoice , Remember

Come September, Catholics Reflect, Rejoice , Remember

Patna, Bihar: For the small Catholic community in Bihar, the month of September has special significance. September 9 marks the 100th anniversary of the formation of Patna Diocese (now archdiocese). On Sunday, September 8, most of the churches within the Archdiocese, – which currently includes the diocese of Bhagalpur (1956), Muzaffarpur (1980), Bettiah (1998), and […]

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