Thwarted French jihadist brought up on terror charges

 An Algerian jihadist sympathiser arrested in connection with a thwarted attack on a church in France was charged with terror-related murder Friday after five days of police questioning.

Opposition, govt clash in LS over attacks on churches

 Recent attacks on religious places witnessed a verbal clash in Lok Sabha on Wednesday with Home Minister Rajnath Singh seeking to blunt opposition onslaught by expressing readiness to table a detailed statement to show how many such incidents had taken place in which regime.

Malaysia orders probe after protest forces church to take down cross

 Malaysia has ordered an investigation into a protest by Muslim demonstrators who forced a small church in the capital to take down its cross, the latest sign of growing religious tension in the multiracial Southeast Asian nation.

Police to book guilty in Agra church case under NSA, Gangster Act

 Uttar Pradesh Police on Friday said that stringent Gangster and National Security Acts will be invoked against those found guilty of vandalising the chruch in Agra.

Church vandalised in Agra

 A church in the Cantonment area here was vandalised by some unidentified people in the wee hours today, triggering outrage among the members of the local Christian community.

Centre using Mizoram as 'gubernatorial dumping ground': MZP

Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP), the apex Mizo students' body, has accused the Centre of using Mizoram as a "gubernatorial dumping ground" and submitted a memorandum to visiting President Pranab Mukherjee in this regard.

'Islamic State blows up Syrian church'

Islamic State insurgents blew up an 80-year-old church in Syria`s northeastern province of Hassaka on Easter Sunday, Syrian state news agency SANA said.

Policeman, 3 civilians injured in attack near church in Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria

A policeman and three civilians were injured after unidentified gunmen opened fire at a security point guarding a church west of the coastal city of Alexandria in Egypt.

Policeman, 3 civilians injured in attack near church in Egypt

A policeman and three civilians were taken injured after unknown gunmen opened fire at a security point that was guarding a church west of the coastal city of Alexandria in Egypt, a security source said.

IS blows up historic church in Syria

 The Islamic State (IS) militant group blew up an 80-year-old church in Syria on Sunday, as the Christian minority was observing Easter, state-run news agency SANA reported.

Missionary school in West Bengal gets threat letters; BJP, Congress condemn state govt

A missionary school in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district has received letters, threatening to burn it down if the nun who heads the institute does not leave, reports said on Wednesday.

Four arrested in Navi Mumbai church attack case

Four people were arrested on Tuesday in connection with an attack on a Catholic church in Navi Mumbai on Saturday.

NCP walks out of Maharashtra Assembly over Navi Mumbai church attack

Nationalist Congress Party ( NCP) MLAs on Monday walked out of the Maharashtra State Assembly in protest of an attack on a church in Navi Mumbai.

Church vandalised in Madhya Pradesh, six held

Six persons have been arrested in connection with an attack on a church and a Cathloic school in Madhya Pradesh's Jabaplpur area.

Bike-borne men throw stones at Navi Mumbai church, no arrest yet

A day after bike-borne assailants attacked a church in Navi Mumbai's Saint George Catholic Church, police is yet to make any arrests on Sunday.

Sri Lanka condemns Pak church attacks

Sri Lanka today condemned "in strongest possible terms" the deadly suicide attacks targeting Christians at two churches in Pakistan.

Main accused in Haryana church vandalisation case arrested

Haryana Police on Tuesday arrested the main accused in the vandalisation of an under-construction church in a village in Hisar district.

Attack on Christians: PM Modi seeks report on West Bengal, Haryana incidents
Attack on Christians: PM Modi seeks report on West Bengal, Haryana incidents

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed 'deep concern' over the incidents of brutal gang-rape of a 71-year-old nun in West Bengal and church vandalism in Haryana, and has sought immediate reports from the state governments.

Church was built in an "illegal" colony: Manohar Lal Khattar

Amid a row over vandalisation of an under-construction church in Hisar, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday told the Assembly that the building was reportedly built in an illegal colony and the dispute was the result of an altercation between the priest and those who attacked the place of worship.

Pakistan's Christians protest after Lahore church blasts
Pakistan's Christians protest after Lahore church blasts

Having staged twin suicide attacks near two churches in Lahore's Yohanabad area that killed 15, the splinter group of Pakistan Taliban, Jamaat-ul-Ahrar threatened of more similar attacks in the country.