• Sun-05-2024
Uplifting Motherhood in India and the Church (May 13, 2024, World Evangelical Alliance)

Studies show that 59% of urban women in Delhi awaiting childbirth suffered from antepartum depression, and 41% experienced postpartum depression after delivery. Mental health challenges like anxiety and depression afflict mothers at alarming rates, impacting their emotional wellbeing and ability to nurture their children.

  • Mon-05-2024
ARTPARK: From legged robots to advanced cargo drones, a look at India's first robotics park (May 5, 2024, Economic Times) (Subscription Required)

ARTPARK, India's pioneering AI and robotics hub established in 2020 within the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) campus, Bengaluru, aims to foster inclusivity and equitable access to technology. With a core focus on innovation, skilling, and industry collaboration, ARTPARK nurtures startups, supports research, and tackles societal challenges. Backed by substantial funding, it's a nexus for developing cutting-edge solutions and driving India's technological advancement.

  • Mon-05-2024
India’s animated video wars cause stir on the campaign trail (May 5, 2024, France24)

An animated video released by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party was taken down from Instagram after it sparked a backlash for demeaning Muslims…The use of these animated clips have led newspapers to dub it a war of cartoon politics.

  • Thu-04-2024
Report reveals surge in hate crimes against Christians in India (March 27, 2024, LICAS News)

Incidents targeting Christians are on the rise in India, with a relentless increase observed, according to a report released by the Evangelical Fellowship of India (EFI) on March 21.

  • Thu-03-2024
Manipur in India’s Northeast Remains in the Grip of Uncertainty and Fear (March 13, 2024, The Diplomat) (Subscription Required)

Rumors are circulating in Imphal that the government is considering ceasefire agreements with Indian separatist groups sheltering in Myanmar.

  • Thu-03-2024
India’s Mammoth Election Set to Begin April 19 (March 16, 2024, VOA News)

Indian general elections, in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seeking a third term, will be held over six weeks starting April 19, India’s Election Commission said Saturday.

  • Sun-03-2024
India Begins Implementation of Discriminatory Citizenship Amendment Act (March 12, 2024, Persecution.org)

Four years after being passed by Parliament and signed into law, India’s controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) will now be implemented, according to a government announcement Monday. The move, lauded by the ardent Hindu nationalists making up the core of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s support base, comes as national elections approach next month and Modi seeks an unusual third term.

  • Sat-03-2024
Poverty levels below 5%, claims NITI Aayog chief (February 25, 2024, The Hindu)

B.V.R. Subrahmanyam extrapolates Household Consumption Expenditure Survey findings to argue that growth is inclusive and broad-based, while inequality is shrinking

  • Thu-02-2024
Indian Christians wary of state's plan to beef up anti-conversion law (February 19, 2024, UCA News)

Pro-Hindu government in central Chhattisgarh state is making move with upcoming polls in mind, warns Bishop Paul Toppo

  • Sat-02-2024
‘Erasing a part of history’ – What a double mosque demolition tells us about India ahead of crucial election (February 15, 2024, CNN Asia)

The demolition of two mosques in India within days of each other has highlighted the deep religious divide in the country, months before voters head to the polls for a nationwide election that is expected to hand Prime Minister Narendra Modi a rare third term in power.