Evangelical Fellowship of India News, August 22, 2007

General August 23, 2007
Promoting Human Rights and the Freedom of Conscience
August 22, 2007
Editorial Team
Rev. Richard Howell
Arpana Mukha
Deepak Narula

Monthly Magazine of EFI
The Church is called to a mind transformational mission. We should all proclaim the gospel and also demonstrate the gospel by being a holy nation and the salt, light and leaven of the world.
News at a Glance

Chhattisgarh anti-conversion Bill awaits Gov's assentThe Chhattisgarh Religious Freedom (Amendment) Bill that provides strict penalties against conversion hangs in the balance for almost a year, is awaiting the Governor's assent...>>

Rs. 1,600 mn fellowship for 600 tribal studentsIndia will provide fellowships worth Rs.1,600 million to help 600 tribal students to take up higher education...>>

Himachal tribal women want share in propertySLOWLY, BUT surely, the women of Kinnaur are protesting against a traditional tribal law that debars them from the right to property...>>

New guidelines for cases of child sexual abuseVictim shall not be kept in police station at night. The cases will be investigated on a priority basis...>>

Urban girl child more vulnerableThe urban girl child in the Capital is vulnerable than her rural counterpart in terms of education and social status, according to a recent survey...>>

A thousand tragedies every year in heart of cityNO OTHER place better reflects the seriousness of India's missing children from poor families than the New Delhi Railway Station, where every year 1,000 children reach not knowing where to go..>>

Tribals to sell land only after permissionTribals have to obtain prior permission from the State Government before selling their land. However, the Government would initiate pro-active steps to restore lands ...>>

Drive to balance sex ratio beginsTHE CENTRE for Social Research and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW) launched a campaign tit1ed 'Meri Shakti Meri Beti' to correct the skewed sex ratio in the Capital on Tuesday In a concerted effort to fight the growing gender inequality...>>

Tribes on collision course - Battlelines drawn over Delhi decision not to alter ST listDelhi's decision not to expand the list of Scheduled Tribes has accentuated the divide between those who enjoy that status and those aspiring to it...>>

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Editorial

Live as Servant of God Then You are FreeThe resolution of individual conflict within Christian is the key to the resolution of the social conflict between Christians and their critics. The conflict in society is won not by aggressive behavior but by good conduct...>>

Main Story

Lost...And FoundIn a heart-warming experiment, NGOs are bringing together AIDS orphans and abandoned HIV-positive women to setup a foster care system that fulfills an emotional need on both sides and brightens up those last, painful years...>>

Persecution

Chief Surgeon of Mission Hospital attacked by RSS in UPDr Raju Abraham, Chief surgeon of Kachhwa mission hospital and Pastor Joy were brutally beaten up by the R.S.S (Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh) and the Bajrang Dal activists...>>

Christian Life

Faith Or Superstitionwhile faith rejuvenates and provides direction in life, superstitions only purpose is to hold you back in shackles and toss you back into the embrace of fear and uncertainty.>>

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