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Kids in Read-A-Thon can support children in India! – Mission Network News

USA (MNN) — Heres a chance to get your kids reading with Great Commission impact! Sonlight Christian Homeschool Curriculum is hosting a Read-A-Thon so children and teens can raise funds for ministries like Mission India. When kids sign up to support Mission India through the Sonlight Read-A-Thon, every dollar fundraised will be matched by Sonlight... Read more

Christians in Northern India Forced to Stop Worship, Pastor Says

Christians in Northern India Forced to Stop Worship, Pastor Says HYDERABAD, India, September 10, 2020 (Morning Star News) Harassment of Christians by hard-line Hindus in northern India ended in police coercing a pastor to agree to stop holding worship in his home after an officer threatened to make false charges against his son, he said.The... Read more

Attacked Christians in India Risk Arrest if Worship Draws Assaults

Attacked Christians in India Risk Arrest if Worship Draws Assaults NEW DELHI, September 7, 2020 (Morning Star News) Police in eastern India have threatened to arrest Christians for disturbing the peace if their worship draws more opposition after recent attacks, including one that has nearly cost an elderly woman her sight, sources said.Complaining that Christian... Read more

India now topping charts for daily COVID-19 cases

India (MNN) — COVID-19 has been seemingly slow to rise in India, but now well into the global pandemic Indias coronavirus numbers are gaining traction. India currently has over 3.2 million coronavirus cases the third-highest globally. And for daily new cases, theyre at the top of the chart. If India maintains this trajectory, they could... Read more

India Predicted to Have 6.8 Million Fewer Female Birth by 2030 due to Sex-Selective Abortions

India Predicted to Have 6.8 Million Fewer Female Birth by 2030 due to Sex-Selective Abortions A study shows that India could see about 6.8 million fewer female births between 2017 and 2030 because of sex-selective abortions.The PLOS ONE study from Fengqing Chao at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, and... Read more

Christian Hospitalized for More Than Two Weeks after Assault in India

Christian Hospitalized for More Than Two Weeks after Assault in India NEW DELHI, August 17, 2020 (Morning Star News) A Christian father of seven in northern India was hospitalized for more than two weeks after Hindu extremists with iron rods interrupted his night prayers with his family and beat him at his home.Pappu Kumar, released... Read more

Christians lose as Hindus, Muslims face off in India – Mission Network News

India (MNN) — Recent developments in India pit Hindus against Muslims, the countrys largest religious minority. According to Greg Musselman with Voice of the Martyrs Canada, Christians lose either way. Youve got these tensions rising up between the Muslims and the Hindus, and Christians are getting caught in it, Musselman says. As followers of Jesus,... Read more

Hard-Line Hindu Neighbors Attack Pastor and Guests at His Home in India

Hard-Line Hindu Neighbors Attack Pastor and Guests at His Home in India HYDERABAD, India, August 13, 2020 (Morning Star News) Pastor Ramnivas Kumar had been attacked before, but in the latest instance he was stunned that police in eastern India arrested his bleeding guests based on transparently false accusations that they were robbers,... Read more

Persecution in India is ‘intensifying’ – Christian group

(Photo: Unsplash/Laurentiu Morariu)The persecution of Christians in India intensified to "alarming" levels in the first half of 2020, a human rights group reports.  Hate crimes against Christians in the country rose by 41% in spite of a nationwide lockdown in response to coronavirus, Persecution Relief said in its half yearly report. It reports 293 recorded hate... Read more

Young Mother Is Fifth Christian Killed in India in Two Months

Young Mother Is Fifth Christian Killed in India in Two Months NEW DELHI, July 27, 2020 (Morning Star News) A 26-year-old mother became the fifth Christian in two months to be killed in India last week when she refused to hand over her daughter to be raped by Hindus who had assaulted the... Read more

Christians in India Return to Village Where Followers of Tribal Religion Attacked Them

Christians in India Return to Village Where Followers of Tribal Religion Attacked Them HYDERABAD, India, July 20, 2020 (Morning Star News) A Christian couple and their children were asleep in their beds in central India at 11 p.m. recently when villagers who follow the local tribal religion broke into their home and began beating... Read more

Christian Missionary Murdered by Maoists in India

Christian Missionary Murdered by Maoists in India A young Christian missionary and pastor lost his life at the hands of a Maoist group in India last week. The group, three armed men and three women, pulled Munshi Dec Tado out of a worship service on his property and shot in the back of... Read more

Flooding devastates Assam in Northeastern India – Mission Network News

India (MNN) Mission India will be restarting its regular programming as COVID-19 cases rise and flooding affects many parts of the country. Indias Northeastern province of Assam has been hit hard by heavy rains this year and has already experienced massive flooding. Photo courtesy of Mission India on Facebook. The flooding has killedat least 80... Read more

Fourth Christian killed in India in less than two months

Pastor Munshi Devu Tado with his wife Jaini and one of their four children.(Photo: Morning Star News)Maoists in Maharashtra state killed a church pastor on 10 July, the fourth death of a Christian for their faith in India since late May, sources said. In Bhatpar village, Gadchiroli District in the western peninsular state, pastor Munshi... Read more

Fourth Christian in Less than Two Months Killed in India

Fourth Christian in Less than Two Months Killed in India NEW DELHI, July 13, 2020 (Morning Star News) Maoists in Maharashtra state killed a church pastor on Friday (July 10), the fourth death of a Christian for their faith in India since late May, sources said.In Bhatpar village, Gadchiroli District in the western... Read more

Christian Mother of Four in India was Persecuted before Her Death

Christian Mother of Four in India was Persecuted before Her Death NEW DELHI, July 7, 2020 (Morning Star News) Tribal Hindus persecuted a widowed, Christian mother of four before her body was found severely mutilated in the wilderness near her village in Chhattisgarh, India, sources said.The body of 40-year-old Bajjo Bai Mandavi was... Read more

Christian Father of Two Killed in Jharkhand State, India

Christian Father of Two Killed in Jharkhand State, India HYDERABAD, India, July 3, 2020 (Morning Star News) When Kande Munda heard a knock on his door one night last month, the Christian father of two knew it was likely the same thugs and their colleagues in his area of Jharkhand, India who had... Read more

Christians in India Experience Increased Persecution from Hindu Radicals as Coronavirus Restrictions Loosen

Christians in India Experience Increased Persecution from Hindu Radicals as Coronavirus Restrictions Loosen Hindu nationalists have unleashed a wave of torment and oppression to the Body of Christ in recent weeks as COVID-19 restrictions are being lifted in India.According to International Christian Concern (ICC), a Christian based human rights organization, in just two... Read more

Mission India provides aid as COVID-19 ravages the country – Mission Network News

India (MNN) Mission India continues to provide relief kits throughout the country during COVID-19, but also continues to proclaim the Gospel. India is opening one of the largest hospitalsin the world to fight COVID-19 as the virus continues to ravage the capital city of Delhi. Sunday, India reported its largest increase in new infections with... Read more

Police Release Suspect in Attempted Killing of Pastor in India

Police Release Suspect in Attempted Killing of Pastor in India NEW DELHI, June 29, 2020 (Morning Star News) Under pressure from an official in the ruling Hindu nationalist political party, police in Uttar Pradesh state, India have released without charges a suspect in the attempted killing of a pastor last month, sources said.When... Read more

Hard-line Hindu Relatives Threaten to Kill Christian’s Children in Uttar Pradesh, India

Hard-line Hindu Relatives Threaten to Kill Christian's Children in Uttar Pradesh, India HYDERABAD, India, June 19, 2020 (Morning Star News) His father away from home due in part to coronavirus travel restrictions, a 12-year-old boy in Uttar Pradesh, India heard relatives angry at his family for refusing to renounce Christ pounding on the... Read more

Christian Boy, 16, Stabbed and Stoned to Death for His Faith in Eastern India

Christian Boy, 16, Stabbed and Stoned to Death for His Faith in Eastern India NEW DELHI, June 11, 2020 (Morning Star News) Incited by Hindu extremists, followers of traditional tribal religion in eastern India last week stabbed and stoned a 16-year-old Christian boy to death for his faith, sources said.The mutilated body of... Read more

Christians in India Prevented from Burying Deceased Family Members

Christians in India Prevented from Burying Deceased Family Members Acts of persecution are on the rise in India, as evidenced by several acts of violence and exclusion carried out against the Christian community. According to Open Doors USA, ADF India said that six acts of violence against Christians took place in April, even as... Read more

Police Unresponsive or Hostile toward Christians Beaten in Jharkhand, India

Police Unresponsive or Hostile toward Christians Beaten in Jharkhand, India HYDERABAD, India, June 8, 2020 (Morning Star News) Police in Jharkhand, India refused to register a complaint about an attack that sent Christians to the hospital, while officers in another area falsely accused the victims relatives in an assault that left a woman... Read more

World Bank projection spells disaster for India – Mission Network News

India (MNN) — Indias economy was already staggering before COVID-19 made a bad situation worse. The World Bank announced yesterday that the Indian economy will likely shrink by 3.2 percent in the current fiscal year. The previous fiscal year saw a 4.2 percent decrease. An economic hit to Asias third-largest economy would have global ramifications.... Read more

Mobs in India Threaten 16 Christian Families Every Night for Nearly Three Weeks

Mobs in India Threaten 16 Christian Families Every Night for Nearly Three Weeks NEW DELHI, May 26, 2020 (Morning Star News) Tribal mobs armed with clubs went to the homes of 16 families of a church in Jharkhand state, India every night for nearly three weeks, threatening to kill them if they didnt... Read more

Cyclone Amphan crashes into India and Bangladesh – Mission Network News

Bangladesh (MNN) Yesterday, Cyclone Amphan made landfall in West Bengal, India, near the border of Bangladesh. The storm originated in the Bay of Bengal and was the strongest storm ever recorded in those waters. Before making landfall, the storm dissipated slightly to the equivalent of a category 2 hurricane. The storm first landed at the... Read more

Double disaster threatens East India – Mission Network News

India (MNN) — Trouble is on its way to Indias remote villages. Satellite Image of Super Cyclonic Storm AMPHAN on 18-05-2020(Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons) Authorities in East India struggled to maintain social distancing yesterday while evacuating people ahead of a super cyclone, Associated Press reports. Forecasters expect Cyclone Amphan to make landfall this afternoon... Read more

India blames non secular minorities for coronavirus contagion – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] India (MNN) — COVID-19 is fanning the flames of persecution in India.Folks blame Muslims for purposely spreading the coronavirus.Discover extra COVID-19 protection right here. David Curry of Open Doorways USA says this blame sport is a part of a wider development in India. Prime Minister Modi is a part of the political get together... Read more