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Genetic sampling of the Dead Sea Scrolls help scientists uncover the origin story
science

Genetic sampling of the Dead Sea Scrolls help scientists uncover the origin story

The Dead Sea Scrolls are a collection of hundreds of manuscripts and thousands of fragments of ancient Jewish religious texts, discovered in 1947.

Australian tennis icon Margaret Court slams transgender athletes, calls LGBT material in schools work of 'the devil'
Sports

Australian tennis icon Margaret Court slams transgender athletes, calls LGBT material in schools work of 'the devil'

Australian tennis great Margaret Court has launched a tirade against transgender athletes and called the teaching of LGBTI materials at schools the work of the “devil” in a fiery sermon at her Perth church.

'We couldn't find a compromise': Christian Post editor resigns over editorial defending Donald Trump
World

'We couldn't find a compromise': Christian Post editor resigns over editorial defending Donald Trump

A scathing anti-Donald Trump editorial published by the prominent evangelical magazine Christianity Today continues to provoke fierce debate

Of Thomas Stephens and his Kristapurana: How a 16th-century priest came to write Christian poetry in Marathi, Konkani
Life

Of Thomas Stephens and his Kristapurana: How a 16th-century priest came to write Christian poetry in Marathi, Konkani

Thomas Stephens was the first Englishman to land on the shores of Goa. But more than his role as a missionary, his main contribution was to Marathi-Konkani literature, in the form of the Kristapurana

Kerala nun rape: Survivor accuses Bishop Franco Mulakkal, supporters of harassing her through online platforms; state women's commission orders police probe
India

Kerala nun rape: Survivor accuses Bishop Franco Mulakkal, supporters of harassing her through online platforms; state women's commission orders police probe

A nun, who filed a rape case against Bishop Franco Mulakkal, has approached the National and State Women's Commissions besides the National Human Rights Commission, accusing the priest and his supporters of 'harassing' her through various online platforms

Adivasis and the Indian State: Tribals' philosophy of collectivism is humanity's best chance to end cycle of exploitation
India

Adivasis and the Indian State: Tribals' philosophy of collectivism is humanity's best chance to end cycle of exploitation

It is the Adivasi philosophy of collectivism, being one with the nature and all its elements, which will ultimately end the cycle of exploitation

BJP MLA claims ‘factory of conversion’ operating in Ajmer; urges state govt to take immediate action against those 'luring Hindus to Christianity'
India

BJP MLA claims ‘factory of conversion’ operating in Ajmer; urges state govt to take immediate action against those 'luring Hindus to Christianity'

BJP MLA Vasudev Devnani on Wednesday claimed that a "factory of conversion" has been operating in Ajmer for some time now.

India's history of hate needs retelling; secular paradigm has its own problems and requires revision
India

India's history of hate needs retelling; secular paradigm has its own problems and requires revision

A new secular paradigm should not be afraid to admit Hindu and Muslim identities have deep roots

Lok Sabha Election 2019, Mizoram profile: Congress ties up with ZPM to back Independent candidate; MNF pitches C Lalrosanga
Politics

Lok Sabha Election 2019, Mizoram profile: Congress ties up with ZPM to back Independent candidate; MNF pitches C Lalrosanga

Mizoram, sitting on the hills in the northeastern corner of the country, has only one Lok Sabha seat and 40 Assembly constituencies.

Lok Sabha Election 2019, Meghalaya profile: Congress seeks to hold onto Shillong, NPP wants to retain Tura
Politics

Lok Sabha Election 2019, Meghalaya profile: Congress seeks to hold onto Shillong, NPP wants to retain Tura

Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma is one of the vociferous voices opposing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, and has been trying to rally support in his favour.

Lok Sabha Election 2019, Goa profile: India's smallest state set for clash of titans as BJP, Congress lock horns
Politics

Lok Sabha Election 2019, Goa profile: India's smallest state set for clash of titans as BJP, Congress lock horns

The upcoming Lok Sabha election, set to be held on 23 April in the state, will be a litmus test for both the BJP and the Congress.

In Meghalaya's patriarchy-driven matrilineal society, women turn entrepreneurs for livelihood
India

In Meghalaya's patriarchy-driven matrilineal society, women turn entrepreneurs for livelihood

Despite being a matrilineal society, domestic violence is on the rise in Meghalaya leaving women often in a pitiable plight.

CPM alleges Hindu Jagran Mancha forcefully reconverted 98 Christian tribals in Tripura to Hinduism; right-wing body denies charges
India

CPM alleges Hindu Jagran Mancha forcefully reconverted 98 Christian tribals in Tripura to Hinduism; right-wing body denies charges

CPI(M) accused the Hindu Jagaran Mancha, a right wing group, of forcibly reconverting 98 people belonging to 23 tribal families to Hinduism

Mizoram polls: Church organisations, which had been vocal against BJP, have suddenly gone silent
Politics

Mizoram polls: Church organisations, which had been vocal against BJP, have suddenly gone silent

The silence of the church organisations at a time when the BJP has become part of ruling dispensations in six of the seven northeastern states has drawn multiple interpretations.

Kerala nun rape case: The Church is patriarchal, men are fully protected, says ex-World Church Council member
India

Kerala nun rape case: The Church is patriarchal, men are fully protected, says ex-World Church Council member

Even if the Churches in India don't hold Franco Mulakkal responsible, he is accountable to the Vatican. The Pope is watching, says Dr. Aruna Gnanadason.

34 children trafficked to Punjab from Jharkhand, Bihar; admitted to illegal school in Ludhiana, say police officials
India

34 children trafficked to Punjab from Jharkhand, Bihar; admitted to illegal school in Ludhiana, say police officials

The children, mostly tribals, and some were allegedly converted to Christianity in Ludhiana, after being lodged in a missionary-run child shelter home.

Kerala sex-for-silence case: Church body to protest NCW recommendation to ban confessions; Union minister rejects stand
India

Kerala sex-for-silence case: Church body to protest NCW recommendation to ban confessions; Union minister rejects stand

In light of the Kerala sex-for-silence scandal, the National Commission for Women recommended banning confessions in churches over fears they could lead to women being blackmailed.

Communal tension grips Tamil Nadu's Erode as scuffle between two communities during Sunday prayers takes ugly turn
India

Communal tension grips Tamil Nadu's Erode as scuffle between two communities during Sunday prayers takes ugly turn

DSP Palanisamy said that the police had so far managed to keep things under control by settling differences between warring religious groups, however, on Sunday, the incident went out of hands.

How Asia remade Jesus: A new book presents intriguing insights into the story of global Christianity
World

How Asia remade Jesus: A new book presents intriguing insights into the story of global Christianity

Asians took Jesus out of his Semitic context and placed him alongside Buddha, Krishna, and Confucius. Such an altered perception allowing him to co-exist with other Oriental sages enabled his thoughts to live and thrive on this continent, says Professor RS Sugirtharajah, author of the recently published book Jesus in Asia

India's lesson of tolerance only way to beat violence, hostility in name of religion, says Rajnath Singh
India

India's lesson of tolerance only way to beat violence, hostility in name of religion, says Rajnath Singh

The country's entire system is guided by the Constitution, which has roots in the ancient cultural traditions of the country, Rajnath Singh said.