Denying reports that Rev CM Khanna had confessed of converting Muslim youths by inducement, the head of the Amritsar Diocese, Bishop PK Samantaroy, on Tuesday said the Kashmir pastor was framed and sent to prison on flimsy charges.
Endorsing what the Church has been claiming since the barbarous 2008 Kandhamal violence, two top Orissa state officials told before a commission of enquiry last week that the violence was planned in ahead.
Defying all saner counsel, the country had gone ahead to hold the much lamented Commonwealth Games just to prove to the world that we are an advanced nation capable of holding such extravaganza.
While demanding that the government pass a strong Lokpal Bill in the coming winter session of Parliament, churches and ecumenical bodies are insisting that the jurisdiction over the Prime Minister come with certain riders as his office carries a "moral and ethical responsibility towards the citizens".
A committee has been formed to look into the alleged conversion of Muslim youths to Christianity, Hurriyat chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said on Friday.