Sadhvi Hemanand Giri is the first woman to be shortlisted for the post of Shankaracharya out of the 200 candidates. The Sadhvi is from Nepal and is in the running for the Jyotish Peeth of Uttarakhand. This is an achievement in itself, no doubt. But why does she want to become a Shankaracharya? Here she speaks […]
Pakistan: Christian man accused of Blasphemy on run
Islamabad, July 12, 2016: Pakistan’s troubled relationship with its minorities is an open secret. Now, a Christian man named Nadeem James has been accused by a Muslim ‘friend’ Yasir Bashir of doing Blasphemy against the state religion Islam and its Prophet. The Muslim friend of the Christian man has claimed that the alleged Blasphemy was […]
Egypt: 70-year old Christian woman paraded naked by angry men
New York, May 28, 2016: An elderly Christian woman was beaten by armed Muslim men who tore her clothes chanting Allahu Akbar and later paraded her naked on the streets of rural Egypt. The armed mob was at least 300 strong and it also burned down 7 homes of Orthodox Coptic families. The mob was outraged over […]
EGYPTAIR flight hijacking the work of an ex-husband?
New York, March 29, 2016: EGYPTAIR flight MS181 was hijacked around two hours back but now it is being speculated that it could be the work of an ex-husband wanting to contact his ex-wife! There is no word from the airline so far, so this cannot be independently verified. A press release by the EGYPTAIR read: EGYPTAIR […]