Radicals Rejected. Orissa Christians breathe easier after election defeat of Hindu extremists. Terror in Orissa | It's time for India to start acting like the world's largest democracy.
Terror in Orissa. It's time for India to start acting like the world's largest democracy. Orissa witnessed other attacks against. Christians just last Christmas.
Like many people in the eastern India state of Orissa, Nikhil Kumar Kanodia knew an attack on Christians was imminent. But unlike others, Kanodia was a police superintendent.
Tribals arrested for converting. INDIA Twelve people were arrested in Orissa state for converting to Christianity without first notifying police. Officials say
The RSS arm entrusted with enforcement follows with attacks. A 1967 law in Orissa bars religious conversion by use of force and by means of inducement or allurement.
(See complete list of signatories below.). Mob violence against Christians has centered on Kandhamal in Orissa state. Approximately 20 percent of those
(October 9, 2008). India's Burning Issue| Conversions in Orissa—and the violent reaction against them—highlight tension in India's not-so-dead caste system. (January 1, 2008).
seek to harm us. In 1999, Australian missionary Graham Stuart Staines was burned to death by a Hindu mob in Orissa, India. In 2007, German missionary
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The ruling upheld the life sentences for two Indians who burned missionary Graham Staines and his young sons to death outside an Orissa church in 1999.
Observers and Christian leaders say India's largest incident of sustained anti-Christian violence, which rendered thousands homeless in Orissa State, was preplanned.
Violence in Karnataka 'outdoes Orissa'. Justice Michael Saldanha said the attacks were worse than in Orissa, a state known for anti-Christian pogroms over the past decade.
He was 63. Killed • Biskesan Pradhan, a former Hindu extremist who converted to Christianity, brutally murdered in the Indian state of Orissa. Police are investigating.
With a $300,000 budget and sizable crew, Wilson journeys to Orissa, where India's Christian minority has long endured attacks by Hindu nationalists, yet is learning the glory of suffering
India's Supreme Court warned the state government of Orissa in January that it will not "tolerate persecution of religious minorities." If officials cannot protect Christians, "then quit office
kill a pastor is $250." Faiz Rahman, chairman of Good News India, on rewards offered by extremist Hindu groups for the killing of Christian leaders and destruction of churches in Orissa.
as key to passing the proposition. 3. Christians in Orissa, India, again become scapegoats for Hindu extremists. Reports say scores of people were killed
That partly explains the recent outbreak of violence in Orissa in the northeast of India, where in August alone, 50,000 Christians were chased out of their homes and dozens were killed.