Entries by Neelam Gaikwad

Govt Attorney prepares to file the reply on the Dalit Christian reservation issue in the Supreme Court of India.

SC status issue of Dalit Christians’ case came for hearing in the Supreme Court of India on 8th July 2014. The Government attorney asked for two weeks time for the new Central Government to file the reply. The case may be listed after two weeks.  Mr. Prashant Bhushan (Centre for Public Interest Litigation) put forward […]

NCCI ONLINE COMMUNICATIONS UPGRADE PROGRAM

Nagpur | July 7, 2014 The National Council of Churches in India has a fully functional and updated website at www.nccindia.in. However, having a website is no longer enough, as we need to be engaging wherever its target online users happen to be which includes facebook, blogs and other online social networking hubs. The need […]

WORKING TOGETHER (RECONCILIATION)

2 Cor. 5:16-21 June 8, 2014 is a significant day as per the almanac of Churches. We are going to celebrate Pentecost Day, reminding ourselves of the movement of God’s Spirit among peoples and nations, working out the purposes of the reign of God. June 8, 2014 is also going to be significant historically because […]

Affirm Diversity – Defend the Rights of Sexual Minorities: A Call for Indian Faith Communities

Bangalore, 31 May, 2014. Sri Sri Ravishankar, the founder of Art of Living, said that, ‘affirm diversity – defend the Rights of the Sexual minorities’,  in a public meeting on ‘Faiths Against Homophobia’ jointly organised by the  ‘aneka-Trust’, Board of Theological Education of the Senate of Serampore University, and  Centre for Peace and Justice Concerns […]

Addressing ecology, theology and justice in practice

30 June 2014 While churches around the world live in very different contexts and maybe separated by different doctrinal teachings, they do have one concern in common: will planet earth still be a fit place for their children to live? How should churches reflect theologically about creation? What can churches do in their specific context? […]

AN OPEN LETTER TO THE PRIME MINISTER OF INDIA

To, Sri. Narendra Modi Honorable Prime Minister of India New Delhi Respected Prime Minister Sir, Sub: Aspirations of the Youth of the Protestant and Orthodox Churches in India and the New Government Greetings from the Commission on Youth (COY) of the National Council of Churches in India!  At the outset, I on behalf of the […]