India: Terrorism religious?

Balachandran at An Unknown Indian is furious over the Hindu nationalists attacks on the Christians in Orissa, India: “I wish to question those ignorant fools as to where the hell in their scriptures are they asked to promote violence against people of other faith?”


  • […] India: terrorism religious? I am as good a hindu as any other in the world. But I know how to respect another’s religion. Atleast thats what i learnt from religious lessons that I had. People must understand that religions are a tool for reaching a higher spiritual state, which of course can be reached even without religion(I don’t know how to). They are definitely not tools to promote violence among people. For athiests who now claim that religions must be abolished, this is my answer: just like a useful tool in the hands of terrorists can become a deadly weapon, religion in the hands of mindless will result in violence. It is those fools who must be punished and not the religion. […]

  • Observer

    While the communal violence in Orissa and Karnataka are still fresh in public memory, a similar incident has claimed another family in Vatoli village of Adilabad in Andhra Pradesh. The incident took place on Sunday, October 12.

    The dead included three children who were charred to death as the house was torched by an irate mob.

    This attack comes just two days after clashes broke out between two communities in Bhainsa.

    A religious procession was making its way through the town on Friday evening, when an altercation broke out with members of another group.

    Both sides pelted stones at each other. And as the violence spread, several shops were set ablaze.

    Although, the Police are refusing to comment on the link between the two incidents, relatives of the victims insist otherwise.

    “They have burnt everything. My entire family is gone,” said a surviving member of the family.

    Sources say the police did not take precautionary measures though they had prior information about the communal disturbance in the village.

    Source: IBM

  • […] han tenido lugar en el estado de Orissa , pero como dice un hindú practicante , que, como otros , está avergonzado (y furioso) de los ataques contra los cristianos, las razones no son las […]

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