Tuesday, April 25, 2017

JIT has made impressive progress in last few years: Pro-Vice Chancellor of APJ Abdul Kalam University

TCN News Barabanki: Jahangirabad Institute of Technology (JIT) on Saturday April 22, organized its second graduation ceremony, where 75 students from engineering and management branch were awarded degrees. The Graduation ceremony was organized at the picturesque JIT campus, situated at an old fortress in Barabanki, about 40 kms from Lucknow. The graduation ceremony was presided by Dr Maqsood Quadri, Chairman of Jahangirabad...

Kashmiri Muslims celebrate Mehraj-e-Alam

Srinagar, (IANS): Hundreds of Muslims on Tuesday offered prayers at the Hazratbal shrine here to celebrate "Mehraj-e-Alam" -- Prophet Mohammad's journey to heaven. Devotees spent the whole night praying at the shrine that houses the Holy Relic of the Prophet. The devotees came from across the Kashmir Valley.

Muslims must work with other marginalised communitie to counter RSS propoganda

By Mukhtar Ahmad for Twocircles.net The BJP’s spectacular victory in India’s largest state has swept away any remaining myth of the monolithic Muslim bloc vote. In fact, it has made votes of Muslim who constitute 19% of total population as irrelevant. The BJP, feeling overconfident in majoritarian politics, decided to appoint Yogi Adityanath-considered by many as an anti-Muslim extremist-as Chief...

यूपी के सरकारी स्कूलों की यूनिफ़ॉर्म का रंग ‘भगवा’ करने की तैयारी

TwoCircles.net Staff Reporter लखनऊ : जल्द ही उत्तर प्रदेश में सरकारी स्कूलों के बच्चे भगवा यूनिफॉर्म में नज़र आएंगे. योगी सरकार ने इसकी तैयारी शुरू कर दी है. सोमवार को मुख्यमंत्री योगी आदित्यनाथ अपने कुछ मंत्रियों के साथ एक बैठक में सरकार के 100 दिन के कार्य पर चर्चा कर रहे थे. इस दौरान स्कूली शिक्षा विभाग के कार्यों को...

A month after getting arrested, SP leader Gayatri Prasad Prajapati granted bail in rape case

By TwoCircles.net Staff Reporter Gayatri Prasad Prajapati, an ex-cabinet minister from UP and a leader of Samajwadi Party was granted bail by POCSO court on Tuesday. Gayatri Prasad Prajapati was arrested on March 15 from Lucknow after he escaped arrest on February 27, 2017. It followed the Supreme Court's order to UP Police to lodge FIR against Prajapati and six other...

पीएम मोदी से ‘मुस्लिम आरक्षण विधेयक’ के लिए संरक्षण की मांग

TwoCircles.net Staff Reporter नई दिल्ली : तेलंगाना के मुख्यमंत्री के. चंद्रशेखर राव ने मुसलमानों को 12 फ़ीसदी आरक्षण देने से संबंधित राज्य के नए विधेयक के लिए संवैधानिक संरक्षण की मांग की है. सीएम के. चंद्रशेखर राव ने सोमवार को प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी से मुलाक़ात कर राज्य विधानसभा द्वारा पारित राज्य में आरक्षण में वृद्धि वाले विधेयक पर केंद्र की...

2008 Malegaon Blasts : Sadhvi Pragya Thakur get bail

By TwoCircles.net Staff Reporter The Bombay High Court today granted bail to 2008 Malegaon blasts accused Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur on a surety of Rs 5 lakh. However, the High court eventually rejected the bail plea of Lt Col Prasad Shrikant Purohit, who is the co-accused in this case. A bench of Justice Ranjit More and Justice Shalini Phansalkar Joshi said...

मालेगांव ब्लास्ट केस : साध्वी प्रज्ञा ठाकुर को मिली ज़मानत

TwoCircles.net Staff Reporter मुंबई : 2008 के मालेगांव ब्लास्ट केस में बॉम्बे हाईकोर्ट से 5 लाख रुपए की ज़मानत राशि पर साध्वी प्रज्ञा ठाकुर को ज़मानत मिल गई है. हालांकि इस मामले में कोर्ट ने कर्नल पुरोहित को ज़मानत देने से इंकार कर दिया है. कोर्ट ने यह भी तय किया है कि साध्वी प्रज्ञा को अपना पासपोर्ट एनआईए को...

Late Dr. Omar Khalidi and others to be honored at Brandeis University

TCN News Boston Study group(BSG) will be honoring Late Dr. Omar Khalidi, Dr. Laxmi Berwa, Dr. Shobha Singh and Thenmozhi Soundararajan for their pioneering work in the cause of anti-caste advocacy in the US. The Caste issue has been the central focus of BSG and it has been working with solidarity groups across the US. BSG is an organization based in Boston...

Jamia students’ drone-detecting system to be used by AAI

New Delhi, (IANS): A software developed by Jamia Milia Islamia students to detect "unwanted drones" at or near airports will be used for security by the Airport Authority of India (AAI), a varsity statement said on Monday. The programme was developed by a six-member team of students of Jamia's FTK-Centre for Information Technology, during the recently-held Smart India Hackathon. The team...

Students ask UGC if NET examination will be held

New Delhi, (IANS): Fearing cancellation of the biannual National Eligibility Test (NET) examination, the All India Students Association (AISA) demonstrated outside the University Grant Commission (UGC) office here on Monday and sought its clarification on the issue. The students group moved into action on the basis of news in the media a couple of days back, which talked about the...

Cows to have Unique Identification Number, Supreme Court told

New Delhi, (IANS): The Supreme Court was informed on Monday that every cow and its progeny will be given a Unique Identification Number (UIN) and will be kept at shelter homes run by state governments in every district after they cease to give milk. Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar told the bench of Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar and Justice D.Y....

AMUSU to conduct tree plantation drive

TCN News Aligarh : The Aligarh Muslim University Students’ Union (AMUSU) will conduct a mass tree plantation drive on April 25, 2017, under a social service initiative, “Udaan Social Projects”. The program is named “One Person, One Tree” with a vision that each and every person associated with AMU plants at least one tree. The program will be inaugurated by the...

पिछले सात दिनों से यूपी में सिसक रहा है क़ानून!

आस मोहम्मद कैफ़, TwoCircles.net आगरा में थाने में घुसकर सीओ को थप्पड़ मारा जाता है. सहारनपुर में एसएसपी के आवास पर उनकी गैर-मौजूदगी में तोड़फोड़ की जाती है. मथुरा में एक छूटभैय्या नेता वहां के एसएसपी को धमकाने उनके ऑफिस में घुस जाता है. थाना भवन में धार्मिक कट्टरता में अंधे होकर दहेज का सामान जलाकर राख कर दिया जाता...

‘Gau Rakshaks’ committing acts of terror: Owaisi

Hyderabad, (IANS): AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday said "Gau Rakshaks" (cow vigilantes) are committing acts of terror against innocent people and warned that continued attacks will stoke anarchy in the country. The Member of Parliament alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its government did not want to stop Gau Rakshaks as they had a soft corner for...

“Muslims need constitutional protection” – Justice Sachar at Aliah University

TCN News A Two days seminar 'Towards Equality, Justice and Fraternity in Contemporary India : Creating a better Tomorrow Through Law' being organised by Institute of Objective Studies, New Delhi at the Aliah University, Kolkata started today with a elaborative address by Justice Rajinder Sachar, former Chief Justice of Delhi High Court. He talked about the growing economic disparity among Muslims...

Cow vigilantism will cause more violence, Rajasthan CM told

Jaipur, (IANS): Twenty-three former bureaucrats have urged Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje to arrest those who killed a Muslim farmer and warned that unchecked cow vigilantism will lead to "large-scale violence". "Very disturbed" by the April 1 lynching of a dairy farmer Pehlu Khan in Alwar, the ex-bureaucrats also pressed Raje to punish police and other officials blamed for dereliction...

Attack on policemen, shows ‘jungle raj’ in UP: Yechury

New Delhi, (IANS): Expressing outrage over right-wing outfits attacking police stations in Agra, CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Monday said there was a 'jungle raj' (lawlessness) in Uttar Pradesh. "BJP MPs and MLAs are leading mobs to attack police stations in Uttar Pradesh. If this is not jungle raj, what is? Constitutional responsibilities," Yechury asked on Twitter. "We get enraged...

Kerala Police arrest 8 ‘Gau Rakshaks’ for spoiling meat, disrupting Easter celebrations

By Twocircles.net Staff Reporter In yet another incident related to violence unleashed by cow vigilantes in India, the Aluva West Police in Kerala has arrested eight persons, all with RSS-BJP links, for trespassing into someone’s house and throwing mud into beef preparations on the occasion of Easter. The 'gau rakshaks' were taken into custody following a complaint was issued by Karumallur...

Hindutva activists attack police in Agra

Agra, (IANS): A minor squabble between two groups in Fatehpur Sikri spilled over to Agra on Saturday night as Hindutva outfits went on a rampage beating up police personnel and damaging vehicles. The activists were led by Bharatiya Janata Party MLA from Fatehpur Sikri, Choudhary Udai Bhan Singh. They wanted the release of their party members against whom an FIR...