Difficult questions

By Dr Kouser Fathima,

During a recent discussion someone wanted to know why the medical / engineering seats allotted to Muslims in minority colleges remain unfulfilled whereas the one's for Christians gets filled. In spite of all my efforts the answers were not satisfactory and in fact even I myself was not convinced by my answers.

What about internal colonialism, Mr. Tharoor?

Perils of covering protests for Journalists in Kashmir

Journalists working in Jammu and Kashmir while covering the protest face chances of harassment or injury, both by the protestors and police.

By Raqib Hameed Naik,,

Kakpora (Pulwama): It was like any normal day for me to cover protest in Kashmir valley which runs as formulaic script- protest, stones, tear-gas, and pellet guns. Journalists working in Jammu and Kashmir while covering the protest face possibilities of harassment or injury, both by the protestors and police.

What explains large Muslim turnout for Yakub Memon’s funeral

By Irfan Engineer,

Another 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' tale unfolds, of Salman Ahmed left back in Pakistan

By Priyanka

New Delhi : Just like Gita, an Indian who lived in Pakistan for nearly 15 years before efforts were initiated to bring her back, another 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' tale is unfolding as 24-year-old Salman Ahmed too needs India's assistance to get back home - after over two decades.

My voice of thoughts – Muslim community

Have we ever imagined the root problem with Muslims as a community?

By Sadiya Rohma Khan,

Naga accord: A test for Modi's policies

By Ninglun Hanghal

Many would argue there is nothing "new" or "historic" in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's August 3 announcement of the "Naga Peace Accord". Indeed there is none. The only available media statement said details of the accord framework and its execution will be released in the days to come.

Globalization, religion and Hindi Press: A Case Study of Nav Bharat Times, New Delhi

[Editor’s Note: This is last in 3 part series based on a chapter ‘Communal agenda and Hindi press in a globalizing India’ by Dr Arvind Das in a forthcoming book Religion, Politics and Media: German and Indian Perspectives, Edited by: Detlef Briesen, Sigrid Baringhorst & Arvind Das, published by Palm Leaf Publications, New Delhi]

Read First Part here:

Communal agenda and Hindi press in a globalizing India

Read Second Part here:

Freedom of speech on its last leg?

By Mujahid Mughal

Article 19 of the Indian Constitution states that “all citizens (of India) have the right to freedom of speech and expression.” This is a fundamental right guaranteed to every citizen of India by the constitution itself. It is justiciable. However, on the ground I, like many others, would believe that Indian constitution is a beautiful theory which is hardly practiced.

मध्य प्रदेश में दोहरा ट्रेन हादसा, सांसत में जिंदगियां

By TwoCircles.Net Staff Reporter,

भोपाल/ हरदा: बुधवार की सुबह कोई अचकचा संदेसा लेकर नहीं आई. बीती आधी रात मुंबई से वाराणसी आ रही कामायनी एक्सप्रेस मध्यप्रदेश के हरदा में एक पुल पर पटरी से उतर गयी. तबाही को यहीं नहीं रुकना था. दूसरी पटरी पर आ रही जनता एक्सप्रेस भी ठीक उसी जगह पटरी से उतर गयी.

कामायनी एक्सप्रेस की बारह बोगियां और जनता एक्सप्रेस की छः बोगियां पटरी से उतर गयीं हैं. इस दुर्घटना में अभी तक 28 लाशों को निकाला जा चुका है, जबकि 100 से भी ज्यादा लोग घायल अवस्था में हैं.