India Detains Christians For "Converting" Children At Bible Camp

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Tensions are rising in northern India where Indian authorities have stopped buses carrying more than 70 Christian children and prevented them from proceeding to a Bible summer camp in Madhya Pradesh state, rights activists and officials said.

India Christians Appeal Lifetime Sentence For 'Murder' Hindu Leader


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

p6_india-religious-violence1 (1)BHUBANESWAR/NEW DELHI (BosNewsLife)-- Seven Indian Christians were preparing Friday, October 18, to appeal lifetime sentences handed down for the murder of a prominent Hindu leader, which sparked India's deadliest anti-Christian riots on record

India Hindu Militants Crackdown On Evangelical Meetings; Pastors Detained


By Santosh Digal, BosNewsLife Asia Correspondent reporting from India

hindunowCHHATTISGARH, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Devoted Christians in India's central state of Chhattisgarh urged the government on Sunday, March 3, to provide protection to churches after Hindu militants broke up evangelical meetings and local police detained four pastors.

India Dalit On Hunger Strike For More Rights In New Economy


By Santosh Digal, BosNewsLife Asia Correspondent

raiNEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Despite concerns over his health, a prominent human rights activist continued his hunger strike Saturday, December 19, to force the Indian government to reserve jobs in the booming private sector for Dalits -- the 'lowest caste' in India's ancient system of Hinduism -- and other poor communities.