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New Government Elected in India

New Government Elected in India

Days after an overwhelming victory at the elections, India’s Bharatiya Janata Party has the monumental task of putting together its cabinet. Narendra Modi and the BJP swept aside the Congress party in the most decisive election victory India has seen in three decades.

Cyclone Phailin Hits India, 500,000 Evacuate

Cyclone Phailin Hits India, 500,000 Evacuate

Around half a million people had fled the coasts of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha as Cyclone Phailin made landfall in India on Saturday night. Three people have already been killed by heavy winds.

India: Baptists bring Hope and Aid to Flood Victims

India: Baptists bring Hope and Aid to Flood Victims

Uttarakhand’s flooding is potentially the worst natural disaster in India since 2004. Almost a decade ago, one of the deadliest tsunamis in recent history devastated the southeast coast of India. It killed 10,273 people, and 5,832 were reported missing. In addition, 501 children were orphaned.

A Better Future for Christians in Karnataka, India

A Better Future for Christians in Karnataka, India

Bangalore – There may be a different future: made of respect for human rights, dialogue, justice and harmony for Christians in Karnataka, one of the major Indian States. After the local elections on May 5, the Hindu extremist party “Bharatiya Janata Party” (BJP, “Indian People’s Party”), obtained only 40 seats in the Parliament of Karnataka, while the majority went to the Congress party, which obtained 121 seats, out of a total of 223.

Mission inspired two Sisters to Build their Future

Mission inspired two Sisters to Build their Future

Neha slowly pulled the little rickshaw down the street as Prema walked behind her, tossing in the garbage she collected. While most girls their age spent their free time playing and hanging out with friends, these sisters were working hard to help provide for their family of nine. But they were just two young girls not more than 10 years old. What difference could they make?

Largest Human Gathering in History, Hindu Festival Highlights Religion’s Growth

Largest Human Gathering in History, Hindu Festival Highlights Religion’s Growth

The largest human gathering in history, the Hindu festival Kumbh Mela, attracts tens of millions of pilgrims to northern India every 12 years. Kumbh Mela is growing bigger each cycle, and so is the number and influence of Hindus in America.

Woman Missionaries Bring Hope, Encourage Downcast Widows

Woman Missionaries Bring Hope, Encourage Downcast Widows

Women missionaries bring hope and encourage downcast widows and help them in this area find tuition for their children, as well as distribute blankets and daily necessities like clothing. With each action, believers get another opportunity to share the hope of Christ.

Anti Human-Trafficking Program Success Story

Anti Human-Trafficking Program Success Story

India ― Mission Network News has covered some of the human trafficking stories from ministry partners around the world. These are stories coming from the darkest corners, full of despair. But sometimes there are rays of hope.

Ministry Rescues Girls from India’s Red Light District

Ministry Rescues Girls from India’s Red Light District

By MNN, Jan. 10, 2013: A contact working with Vision Beyond Borders (VBB) is using a beauty salon to reach out to women and girls in a red-light district in India. She is currently working to find housing for six girls from the red-light district between the ages of 6 and 12. So far, she keeps coming […]

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