Wednesday, April 26, 2017

‘दलित-मुस्लिम एकता के विरुद्ध षड्यंत्र है सड़क दुधली गांव का दंगा’

आस मोहम्मद कैफ़, TwoCircles.net सहारनपुर : उत्तर प्रदेश के सहारनपुर का सड़क दुधली गांव. अधिकतर दुकानें बंद. सड़कें सुनसान. सन्नाटा हर ओर क़ायम. गांव के ज़्यादातर मर्द नदारद. बल्कि यूं कहिए कि गांव में इस समय सिर्फ़ औरतें, बच्चे व बूढ़े ही बचे हैं और कोई भी मीडिया से बात करने के लिए राज़ी नहीं है. सच तो यह है कि...

2016-17 saw over 45,000 cases of atrocities against Dalits

Kolkata, (IANS): Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale on Tuesday said over 45,000 cases of atrocities against Dalits were registered all over India in 2016-17 while only 40 such cases were reported in West Bengal. The Union government has been trying for the last three years for the upliftment of the Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled...

Women’s empowerment by education has positive impact on future: President

Panaji, (IANS): Women's empowerment through education will have a positive impact on our future generations, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Tuesday. He also called for a greater collaboration between universities and industries in order to make the education system more effective. "It is important that young women particularly those belonging to marginal sections gain increased access to the portals of colleges...

UP government to form ‘anti-land mafia task force’

Lucknow, (IANS): The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday decided to set up a task force to tackle the menace of land grabbing in the state. State Power Minister and spokesman of the state government Srikant Sharma said the task force will identify land grabbers and land mafias within two months from its formation and that the responsibility of every official,...

Websites of DU, AMU, IIT-Delhi hacked

New Delhi, (IANS): Websites of Delhi University (DU), Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Indian Institute of Technology -Delhi and some other educational and training institutions were hacked allegedly by some Pakistan-based groups on Tuesday. The portals of DU, AMU, IIT-Delhi and IIT-BHU, when opened, did not show the usual information and were posted with messages and videos about alleged atrocities by...

Don’t let poverty kill talent, exhorts ‘Super 30’ founder

New York, (IANS): Educational programme "Super 30" founder and mathematician Anand Kumar on Tuesday said that talented poor students should be given adequate financial support, so that they are not deprived of higher education due to poverty. Speaking at the Foundation for Excellence's (FFE) first New York chapter gala at the Taj Hotel here, Anand Kumar underlined that there was...

UP government cancels 15 holidays, including Alvida Juma and Id-Milad-un-Nabi

By Siddhant Mohan, TwoCircles.net In a decision that is likely to raise eyebrows across the state, the Uttar Pradesh government has canceled 15 public holidays that are currently listed under the list of restricted holidays citing Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881. The list includes holidays on Juma-ul-Vida, the last Juma of Ramzan and Id-milad-un-Nabi. These two holidays fell on June 23 and...

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. Shobha Singh, Dr. Laxmi Berwa 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 (Massachusetts,...

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...