India’s unreached

Another one of the hundreds of Indian people groups without a viable church: Gauda in India The Hindu Gauda people live primarily in in the Indian state of Odisha. Many Gauda cultivate land that they own. Their main occupations are agricultural work and cattle herding. Educated Gauda are employed in professions like medicine, law, engineering,Continue reading “India’s unreached”

Falsely Accused of Killing Hindu Leader in India, Five Christians Ordered To Be Freed

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Journalist Anto Akkara on Indian TV program The Wire (Screenshot from YouTube) (Morning Star News) – After spending 11 years behind bars for a murder they did not commit, five Christians in eastern India were finally ordered to be freed on Tuesday (Nov. 26), sources said. The Supreme…

Police, Extremists Use Clampdown in Jammu and Kashmir, India to Thwart Christians

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Protesters flee police tear gas directed at Kashmiris protesting India’s revocation of Jammu and Kashmir state’s special status in August 2019. (Morning Star News) India (Morning Star News) – Heavy-handed revocation of Jammu and Kashmir’s autonomy and statehood by the government of India three months ago has led to…

Video: Hindu Extremists, Police Shut Down Worship Services in Uttar Pradesh

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(Morning Star News) – Police broke up a congregational gathering of 6,000 worshipers in northern India on Tuesday (Oct. 15) after Hindu extremists leveled false charges of black magic, arms possession and forcible conversion against the pastor, sources said. An administrative officer from Bahraich District, Uttar Pradesh, arrived…

Christian Family in Hiding after Hindu Extremist Mob Assaults Them in India

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Hindu extremists severely attack retired pastor and his family in northern India. Photo: Morning Star News (Morning Star News) – A retired pastor, his wife and their sons are in hiding from police after a Hindu extremist mob injured them in a gruesome assault in northern India, sources…

Christians Forced to ‘Reconvert,’ Banished from Village in India

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Christian is forced to undergo “reconversion” rite to tribal religion in Mahuatoli village, Jharkhand state, India on June 14, 2019. (Morning Star News) India (Morning Star News) – Christians who worshiped privately in their homes in a village in eastern India were dragged to local leaders last month and…

Kumhar (India)

Kumhar (Hindu traditions) in India The Kumhar believe they are offspring of Lord Brahma (Prajapati). This large people group traditionally earned its livelihood through the sale of earthen pots, utensils and other products. In fact, the term “kumhar” means “potter” in some languages of India. Ministry Obstacles: The Kumhar often interpret an invitation to join theContinue reading “Kumhar (India)”

40 Christians Violently Kicked Out of Village in India

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Police Inaction Leaves Seven Christian Families Homeless 04/23/2019 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on Sunday, April 14, 40 Christians were violently kicked out of their homes by Hindu extremists in Patamanda village, located in India’s eastern state of Odisha. According to local reports, the extremistsContinue reading “40 Christians Violently Kicked Out of Village in India”

Report Shows 57 Percent Jump in Aggression against Christians in India

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INDIA (Morning Star News) – Cases of hate and violence against Christians in India increased 57 percent the first two months of this year compared with the same period last year, an advocacy group reported. The Evangelical Fellowship of India’s Religious Liberty Commission (EFIRLC) documented 77 incidents of…