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Three tribals killed, two hurt in Tripura BSF firing

Agartala, (IANS): Three tribals, including a woman, were killed and two others injured in BSF firing in southern Tripura, an official here said. "BSF troopers...

Sharmila to quit politics but continue fight against AFSPA

Imphal, (IANS): Handed a humiliating defeat on her maiden foray into electoral politics, Manipur's human rights activist Irom Sharmila on Saturday announced she would...

CM Okram Ibobi Singh leading in Manipur

New Delhi, (IANS): Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh was leading in Thoubal constituency, as counting of votes polled in the assembly elections progressed...

Adivasi girl branded ‘mentally ill’ for speaking against discrimination finally allowed to continue her...

By Twocircles.net Staff Reporter Thiruvananthapuram: After suffering for many months, Athira, a tribal student of College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram (CET), is finally upbeat, and for...

Manipur election candidates face bomb, gun attacks

Imphal, (IANS): Several candidates in the upcoming Manipur elections have been targeted with bombs and guns by unidentified persons, police sources said on Thursday. A...

The myth of Hindu ‘minority’: Debunking right-wing propoganda

By Ram Puniyani for Twocircles.net The biases and misconceptions about conversions and population growth have been used by communal forces to divide the society. This...

I will continue to fight against AFSPA, but through politics: Irom Sharmila

By Aaquib Khan for Twocircles.net For the past decade and a half, Irom Chanu Sharmila’s name has been synonymous with peaceful resistance against State policies....

Sharmila files papers from Manipur’s Thoubal seat

Imphal, (IANS): 'Iron Lady' Irom Sharmila on Thursday filed her nomination papers to contest from Thoubal constituency in the Manipur assembly elections. "I am fighting...

Congress moves EC, seeks probe into Irom Sharmila’s allegations

New Delhi, (IANS): The Congress on Wednesday moved the Election Commission demanding a probe into allegations by civil rights activist Irom Sharmila that she...

Adivasi girl in Kerala college branded mentally ill; ostracised for speaking against discrimination

By Shafeeq Hudawi, Twocircles.net It is no secret that students from the marginalised communities have been at the receiving end of casteist abuse across the...

Attacks against minorities, Dalits grew sharply in BJP-led regime: US report

Washington, (IANS) : Religious tolerance has deteriorated and religious freedom violations have increased in India under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's regime, a report by...

Social justice ministry spent 54% of budget on SC scholarships

New Delhi, (IANS) : The central government on Thursday said around 54 per cent of the Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry's budgetary allocation in...

In Ambedkar University, an afternoon of Dalit assertion and pride with Ginni Mahi

By Pritam Singh Tinna, Twocircles.net Music events are part and parcel of every University campus, but on February 1, the Ambedkar University campus students witnessed...

Allocation for SC, ST, minorities gets boost in budget

New Delhi, (IANS) : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Wednesday that the government will give special importance to implementation of schemes for the...

Tribal Affairs Ministry gets Rs 5,329 crore in Budget

New Delhi, (IANS) : The Tribal Affairs Ministry has been allocated Rs 5,329 crore -- almost 10 per cent more than the previous year --...

सोनभद्र: कोई नहीं चाहता कि आदिवासी अपनी ज़मीन पर चुनाव लड़े

सिद्धांत मोहन, TwoCircles.net ओबरा(सोनभद्र): संविधान की भाषा में आदिवासी से ज्यादा जनजाति शब्द प्रचलित है, और आरक्षण की भाषा में बात करें तो जनजातियां अनुसूचित...

NHRC asks Maharashtra to explain deaths of 500 tribal schoolgirls

Mumbai, (IANS) : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked the Maharashtra government to explain reports of sexual abuse and mystery deaths of...

40 tribals to be special guests at R-Day celebrations

New Delhi (IANS): The central government has invited 40 tribals from various parts of the country as special guests for this year's Republic Day...

गुमनाम और हाशिए से दूर हैं ‘वन गुर्जर’

आस मोहम्मद कैफ,​ ​TwoCircles.net​ ​ सहारनपुर: ​सहारनपुर से बिजनौर तक फैले जंगलो के ऊंचे​ ​पहाड़ी इलाके में लाखों वन गुर्जर रहते है. ​ये लोग जानवरों के...

In a first, two seats reserved for ST candidates in upcoming UP elections

By Faisal Fareed, Twocircles.net For the first time in Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, two assembly seats—Obra and Dudhi in Sonbhadra district have been reserved for...