Monday, January 23, 2017

Women support centre launched in Delhi with aim to assist racial, sexual violence survivors

By Twocircles.net Staff Reporter Control Arms Foundation of India along with Multiple Action Research Group and Manipur Women Gun Survivors Network inaugurated its Delhi Women...

Modi government tried to kill me in a plane crash: Mamata

Kolkata: Virtually comparing Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Ravana, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday accused his government of running a terror...

Mamata announces three-day protests against note ban

Kolkata: Terming demonetisation a "shameless flop show", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced three days of nationwide protests starting on Tuesday. "Trinamool...

India reduces baby deaths but still hasn’t met 2012 targets

By Rhea Colaco First, the good news: 37 babies died for every 1,000 that were born in 2015, two better than the government's...

SC bars seeking votes over religion, ruling hailed

New Delhi (IANS) : The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that seeking votes on the basis of religion, race, caste or language of a candidate...

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...

AIUMB forms a council of Muftis to develop consensus on Triple Talaq issue

By TCN News New Delhi: The executive body of All India Ulama and Mashaikh Board (AIUMB) met here on Monday to discuss the issue of...

Government to set up world class institutes for minorities: Naqvi

New Delhi : Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Thursday said that his ministry will establish world class educational...

Will set up world-class institutes for minorities, 40% reservation for women: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

By TCN News The Ministry of Minority Affairs will establish “world class educational institutions to provide better traditional and modern education to students belonging...

Daughter in law of Millat Council supremo moves to court against harassment, dowry demands

By TwoCircles.net Staff Reporter In a major development, a woman who is the daughter-in-law of the Aala Hazrat clan is fighting against demands of...

President calls for renewed efforts towards women literacy

Hyderabad : Expressing concern over the relatively lower rate of literacy among women in the country, President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday called for renewed...

हिन्दू कोड बिल पर चुप्पी साधकर भाजपा कर रही ट्रिपल तलाक की राजनीति

अभय कुमार पिछले महीने पूर्वी उत्तर प्रदेश के सोनभद्र में भाजपा की एक बड़ी रैली से ख़िताब करते हुए पार्टी अध्यक्ष अमित शाह ने सपा,...

Clergyman donates kidney to Muslim woman in Kerala

Kochi : A clergyman in Kerala has donated his kidney to a Muslim woman who was suffering from kidney ailments for the last...

In Mumbai, dancers shake a leg in the hope for a better future

Text and Video by Shiva Thorat, TwoCircles.net A group of struggling dancers from difficult caste, social and economic backgrounds, struggling to make a life following...

Women have to be empowered – not just educated – to end son preference

By Charu Bahri Mount Abu, Rajasthan: I wouldnt be around to write this story if the Bahri clan I hail from - Hindus from...

A.G.Noorani’s The Code vs the Talaq: A Critique

By Umair Azmi for TwoCircles.net A.G. Noorani added his voice to the debate of the season in his opinion piece titled “The Code vs...

Lost in Terror: Voices of many women, penned by one

By Somrita Ghosh New Delhi : Kashmir is on the boil; the "Azadi" chant reverberates from every corner; normal life is at a halt....

PMO, LG not serious about women’s safety: Kejriwal

New Delhi : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday accused the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) and Lt Governor Najeeb Jung of doing...

President Mukherjee emphasises women empowerment

New Delhi : President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday stressed the necessity of educating women, providing them economic independence, and legal rights and social awareness...

There is nothing progressive about the ideology of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind or Jamiat Ahl e...

Dr. Lubna Sarwath for Twocircles.net Jyoti Punwani’s Nov 27, 2016 interview with a woman activist who had recently resigned from the All India Muslim...