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Remembering Father Felix Podimattam

He was a true disciple of Saint Francis of AssisiRead More...

Triple talaq is neither constitutional nor a Quranic form of divorce

By : Irfan Engineer  The observations of Allahbad High Court on Thursday stating that the Muslim personal law on triple talaq didn’t give unbridled authority to a Muslim male ...Read More...

Jayalalitha: A heart that beat for the poor and intellectuals

By: Dr KM Cherian I have known Dr. J. Jayalalithaa from 1988. When I started my career at Vijaya Hospital, we got a call from the CM’s office that ...Read More...

Are religions above Fundamental Rights?

by Astrid Lobo Gajiwala Mumbai: On November 29, more than 50 Muslim women and social activists entered the inner sanctum of the Haji Ali shrine which houses the tomb ...Read More...

Freedom of, or for religion ?

By : chhotebhai. When I think about “Freedom of Religion in India – with special reference to the Christian community”,  a rather audacious question springs to my mind. Do ...Read More...

Kolvenbach: A heart for refugees

Fr. Peter Hans Kolvenbach, the 29th Superior General of the Society of Jesus (1983-2008) died in Beirut Lebanon on November 26. He would have completed 88 years on November ...Read More...

No room to breathe

New Delhi: In the dense smog that engulfed India’s capital early this month, a baby named Vaishnavi gasped through the night. Inside the concrete room that her father and ...Read More...

Is there an undeclared Emergency Today?

The decision to put a one day ban on Hindi NDTV, since withheld, came as a big jolt to the country. A major channel was asked to stop the ...Read More...

Divorce, India Style: It’s All Up to the Judge

By Ellen Barry India’s family law was written to discourage divorce, and in that sense it has succeeded brilliantly: The last census, in 2011, showed that the number of ...Read More...

Three Rights?

We know the old adage that two wrongs do not make a right. We may also remember the three R’s –reading, riting and rithmetic. My three Rights are different, ...Read More...
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