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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


Be Shrewd as Serpents and Innocent as Doves

NEW DELHI, Jan. 15 -- It was reported in the media that on Sunday, 24 December 2023, the tribal communities in Jharkhand's Ranchi staged a protest demanding the "delisting" of converted tribals from t... Read More