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Dalit youth beaten to death in Bihar

Patna: A mob on September 18 bludgeoned to death a young man on suspicion of theft in Bihar. Rajdeo Sao, officer of the Hisua police...

In India’s new hit film, men — not women — are afraid to roam the streets

By Vidhi Doshi September 14 NEW DELHI — Small-town India. Terrified men. A female ghost seeking vengeance for injustice. Bollywood’s latest hit movie, “Stree” —...

‘I can’t breathe’: In sewage worker deaths, a new India confronts an old scourge

By Joanna Slater New Delhi — Three stories beneath the ground, Pradeep Jangra struggled to pull his childhood friend out of a deep sewage treatment...

Jesuit priest wins prestigious award from Muslim university

Aligarh : The Aligarh Muslim University in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, has awarded German Jesuit theologian Fr. Christian W. Troll the "Sir Syed Excellence Award", a...

Mumbai citizens rally behind Kerala survivor nun

By Matters India Reporter Mumbai: Members of secular organizations and concerned citizens on September 14 expressed their solidarity with a Catholic nun, a rape survivor,...

Church scandals dampen religious vocations

By Jose Kavi New Delhi: Attacks on Catholic religious women from within the community and outside seem to dissuade young women from dedicating their lives...