MUMBAI, India (RNS) — Return to Roots, a organization inspired by Birthright Israel, is fostering connections among young Zoroastrians around the world to bolster the once-thriving religious minority centered in northwestern India.
MUMBAI, India (RNS) — In India, interfaith and intercaste couples are increasingly facing bullying, harassment, familial opposition and even death threats.
MUMBAI (RNS) — 'The whole religion started as a revolt and protest against Hindu orthodoxy,' said S.M. Jamdar, general secretary of a group at the forefront of the Lingayats' drive for minority status.
MUMBAI (RNS) As political Hinduism has strengthened in recent years, liberals have decried increasing intolerance and the shrinking space for dissent.
MUMBAI (RNS) The USCIRF report cited India’s anti-conversion laws, cow protection legislation and the treatment of Dalits, or so-called untouchables, as points of concern.
MUMBAI (RNS) Young Muslim men in India nabbed on false terror charges has been a recurring problem through the years, often attributed to ingrained biases of the police.