Saturday, January 21, 2017

On Rohith Vemula’s first anniversary, Jamia students pay respect, organise protests

By Raqib Hameed Naik, TwoCircles.net New Delhi: Commemorating the first anniversary of  research scholar Rohith Vemula’s suicide, students of Jamia Millia Islamia on Wednesday under...

Human Rights Watch criticises Modi government over increasing attacks on Muslims and Dalits

By TwoCircles.net Staff Reporter New Delhi: Hindu vigilante groups attacked Muslims and Dalits over suspicions that they had killed, stolen, or sold cows for beef....

Students protesting for Rohith Vemula detained in Delhi

New Delhi : About 250-300 students, staging a demonstration here commemorating the death anniversary of Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula, were on Tuesday detained when they...

Protest rocks Hyderabad varsity on Rohith suicide anniversary

Hyderabad : Protests rocked the University of Hyderabad on Tuesday as police stopped students and activists from entering the campus on the first anniversary of...

नफरत से टकराना यानी रोहित वेमुला हो जाना है

नासिरूद्दीन ‘गुड मॉर्निंग, जब आप सब यह खत पढ़ रहे होंगे, मैं आपसे दूर चला जा चुका होऊंगा.. मैं इस तरह की चिट्ठी पहली...

Dalit students attacked allegedly by SFI cadre for organising a collective in Kottayam

By Twocircles.net Staff Reporter A Dalit student was beaten allegedly by SFI activists at Mahatma Gandhi University in Kottayam on Thursday. Vivek Kumaran, an M...

बिहार : जमींदारों ने की भाकपा (माले) कार्यकर्ताओं की हत्या और मुसहरों के साथ...

TCN News अररिया(बिहार): जब दुनिया नए साल की खुशी मना रही थी, उसी दौरान बिहार के अररिया जिले में जमीदारों ने अपने हक की मांग...

Geeta Bharti: A Maratha lady dedicated to singing Kirtans of revolt and presenting the...

By Shiva Thorat, Twocircles.net Revolt came early in the life of Geeta Bharti. Born in 1943 and married her early 20s, that event was also...

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...

Dalit Panther Bhagwat Jadhav’s martyrdom day celebrated in Mumbai

Text and video by Shiva Thorat, Twocircles.net The 43rd martyrdom day of Bhagwat Jadhav, a prominent Dalit leader of the 70s, was marked in Mumbai...

Empower NHRC to act against erring officials: Justice Dattu

Bhubaneswar: National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chairperson Justice H.L. Dattu on Wednesday sought amendment to the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993, to empower...

‘Chalo Thiruvananthapuram’ will bring forth issues of Dalits and Adivasis, expose Kerala model of...

By Shafeeq Hudawi, Twocircles.net Thiruvananthapuram: On the lines of Chalo Una movement in Gujarat followed by Chalo Udupi in Karnataka, Kerala will see the Chalo...

Marginalised students of JNU can now speak for themselves: Bhupali Magare, President, BAPSA

By Atul Anand and Dhrubo Jyoti for Twocircles.net Bhupali Magare, one of the students suspended from JNU for speaking out against the authoritarian decisions...

While SP fights, BJP prepares extensive roadmap for upcoming UP elections

By Faisal Fareed, TwoCircles.net The Samajwadi Party may be busy with its infighting, but it is clear that the BJP is doing all it...

Mayawati says Dalit’s daughter targeted, BJP hits back

Lucknow/New Delhi : A day after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) sniffed out more than Rs 104 crore deposited in her party's account after demonetisation,...

Eight JNU students suspended for speaking out against fees hike and other discriminatory orders

By TwoCircles.net Staff Reporter New Delhi: Eight Dalit, Adivasi and minority students of Jawaharlal University (JNU) were suspended with immediate effect and their...

Akhilesh Yadav hopes inclusion of 17 castes in SC category will help SP, relieve...

By Faisal Fareed, TwoCircles.net Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav mooted the development agenda for forthcoming assembly polls, ushering in a new wave and...

Kerala education minister orders probe in Dalit student’s ragging case in Kerala

By TwoCirlces.net Staff Reporter Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Education Minister has intervened in the incident, where a Dalit student was ragged so bad that his kidneys were...

FIR against IAS officer, 15 others in Bihar SC/ST scholarship scam

Patna : An IAS officer, along with 15 other officials, was booked on Wednesday for alleged irregularities in disbursement of post-matric scholarship among...

My fight against Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) can help all Safai Karamcharis: Sunil Yadav

Text and video by Shiva Thorat A lot of us are taught as children that if you want to study, there are no barriers...