Seeds of Violence The widespread violence in Maharashtra is an indication of the repressed rage simmering underneath the glitter of an economically resurgent India.
Dalit dilemma: Education rises, not prosperity While there's bound to be a complex combination of factors for a category of people to vent their ire violently, a study of Dalit education patterns, seen against their actual socio-economic standing, provides significant pointers to what might have ...
UNICEF seal on mother power In India, the situation is slightly different. Studies in Rajasthan and Gujarat showed that women had no power to decide whether to take the child to a healthcare centre.
Among the believers While 92% of all respondents said they believed in God either strongly or somewhat, that figure for the South was 86%. In fact, the proportion of strong believers in the South was just 65% against the 10-city average of 75%. In Chennai, the figure was 59%...
HIV+ boy: shunned and then accepted A four year old HIV positive boy, who was thrown out of a government school early this week, has found a place in a care and support center for HIV children in the city.
Women run a better show The State of the World's Children 2007 says reservation for women in panchayats has helped bring all-round development to villages.
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Jesus Christ: The Boundary Breaker Jesus did not see people according to labels but his acceptance of people was based on: love, compassion, faith. forgiveness, mercy and self-denial.
Jesus is the Answer to the world Today The birth of Christ has done much more than just give us salvation. His birth and later his death and resurrection allow us to live life fully, confidently, victoriously and at peace.
Christians protest in Chennai Christians congregated near the St Thomas Mount church on Sunday to protest against an alleged lack of proper investigation by the police into the murder of the church manager K.S. Jacob Fernando on November 26.
The History of Christmas Christmas as we know it today was reinvented in the Victorian Era. Even though the Bible does not mention any date for Christ's birth the festival is however a product of hundreds of years ...
Houseful Just a few responded to Christ in a positive way when He came to earth. The others responded with a NO ROOM sign.
The Meaning of Christmas If someone thinks that this generation has lost the meaning of what Christmas actually means, here is a group of youth showing that in spite of all the materialism and distractions of Christmas...