Distortion of Facts: A Poisonous Political Weapon

NEW DELHI, April 15 -- Telling blatant lies has become very common among the political leaders in India. It is disgusting to see that the media, which is expected to function as a watchdog in a democr... Read More

Prejudice, Discrimination, Hatred and Violence: New India

NEW DELHI, April 8 -- The BJP, under PM Narendra Modi, has coined many populist slogans to unite India: One Country - One Tax, One Nation - One Ration Card, One Nation - One Election, One Nation - One... Read More

A Visionary for Building a Civilisation of Love: Remembering Fr. Varghese Alengaden on His First Death Anniversary

NEW DELHI, March 25 -- On January 12, 2024, a couple came to the USM to invite the community to their daughter's wedding. While sitting and talking, the conversation turned to Fr. Varghese Alengaden. ... Read More

Free and Fair Election: Crucial for Survival of Democracy

NEW DELHI, March 18 -- The sudden and unexpected resignation of Arun Goel, Election Commissioner (EC), a few days before the announcement of the Lok Sabha election, created a kind of suspicion in the ... Read More

Lessons from Chandigarh Mayoral Election

NEW DELHI, March 4 -- Although the political drama enacted in the Chandigarh Mayoral election on 30 January and the consequent Supreme Court verdict concerns a municipal corporation, their ramificatio... Read More

Reinventing Our Mission

NEW DELHI, Feb. 26 -- Since 2014, Muslims and Christians in India have been facing considerable challenges in the form of hate speeches, exclusion, harassment and violence. The onslaught on these two ... Read More

Why Bharat Ratna for L K Advani?

NEW DELHI, Feb. 12 -- When the Congress government headed by Manmohan Singh decided in 2013 to confer the highest national award, Bharat Ratna, on Sachin Tendulkar, many asked, "Why"? Some even compla... Read More

Seven Social Sins

NEW DELHI, Feb. 5 -- On January 30, 2024, Indians commemorated the 76th death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the Nation. Aligned with a political ideology diametrically opposed to the vi... Read More

Eight Minutes Homily

NEW DELHI, Jan. 22 -- While addressing 800 priests of the Diocese of Rome in the Basilica of St. John Lateran on January 13, Pope Francis called the clergy to bear credible witness to Christ and to ke... Read More