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Dilution of minority status of AMU and Jamia is an assault on democratic pluralism and social inclusion: WPI

By TCN News,

New Delhi: The national seminar organized by the Welfare Party of India at Indian Law Institute here has expressed deep resentment and dismay over the stand taken by the Modi government in the Supreme Court in case of awarding minority status to the prestigious Aligarh Muslim University.

During the hearing in January, The Union of India has told Supreme Court that AMU is not a minority university and as the executive government at the Centre, it can't be seen as setting up a minority institution in a secular state.

Muslims petition MP High Court for peaceful Friday in Dhar as Feb 12 coincides with Basant Panchami

By Pervez Bari, TwoCircles.net,

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): Fearing communal flare-up, Muslim residents from Dhar town have petition Madhya Pradesh High Court to ensure they are not prevented from offering weekly Friday prayer at the Bhojshala-Kamal Maula Masjid on February 12 as it coincides with Hindu Festival – Basant Panchami.

Azam says Modi met Dawood in Lahore; government terms it baseless

Lucknow/New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan on Saturday claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had met underworld don Dawood Ibrahim at the residence of his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in Lahore in December last year. The government termed it as baseless, unfounded and totally false.

"If the prime minister asks, I can show photographs as proof," Azam Khan told reporters in Ghazipur district of Uttar Pradesh.

The senior leader of the state's ruling Samajwadi Party said Modi also met Sharif's mother at the Pakistani prime minister's residence in Lahore.

Half-widowed at 23, Rafiqa Mushtaq fights government, in-laws to ensure property rights for her children

In the third of the five personal stories of half widows, Raqib Hameed Naik narrates the story of Rafiqa Mushtaq.

Tengpora (Srinagar): On the late evening of Sunday, April 13 1997, Rafiqa Mushtaq, then 23, was feeling exhausted after spending the day cleaning her house in Tengpora locality of Srinagar for Eid-Al-Adha which was due to be celebrated after four days. After serving an early dinner, she put her infant son to sleep while two other sons had already slept beside their father, Mushtaq Ahmed Khan.

क्या आबिदा की ज़िन्दगी में सुकून लौट पाएगा?

Saleem Ansari for TwoCircles.net

मुज़फ़्फ़रनगर : 40 साल की आबिदा ने अपनी पूरी ज़िन्दगी में स्कूल का कभी मुंह तक नहीं देखा. अनपढ़ मोमिन से शादी हुई. जैसे-तैसे मोमिन ईंट भट्टे पर मजदूरी करके अपनी ज़िन्दगी को खींच रहे थे.

लगातार मेहनत से सेहत ख़राब हो गई. इस दौरान मोमिन 5 बच्चों के पिता बने. बीमारी बढ़ती गयी. इलाज़ चलता रहा. डॉक्टर ने बताया कि दोनों फेफड़े ख़राब हो गए हैं. आख़िरकार अपनी पत्नी और बच्चों को क़र्ज़ में छोड़ कर 4 साल पहले मोमिन अल्लाह को प्यारे हो चलें.

SC allows Jamiat-e-Ulema to intervene in rights of Muslim women matter

New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Friday permitted an intervention application by the Jamiat-e-Ulema-Hind contending that Muslim personal law was protected by the right to freedom of religion guaranteed under constitution and there was sufficient protection for women's rights under it.

A bench of Chief Justice T.S.Thakur, Justice A.K.Sikri and Justice R. Banumathi permitted the organisation of Muslim clerics to intervene in the matter relating to gender equality of Muslim women that was directed to be taken up a PIL by one of the benches of the top court.

BJP continues attack on Mamata over crime against women

Kolkata : Continuing its attack on the Mamata Banerjee government over crime against women, the BJP on Friday claimed the situation in the Trinamool Congress-ruled West Bengal was "sad and frightening".

Targeting the Banerjee government ahead of the assembly polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party's women wing is undertaking a 10 day march highlighting the rising crime against women in the state.

The march from Kamduni in North 24 Parganas district began on Wednesday and will culminate in Kakdwip in South 24 Parganas.

नीतिश सरकार अपने निज़ाम को कलंकित होने से बचाएं –भाकपा

TwoCircles News Desk

पटना : ख़बर है कि विगत 28 जनवरी, 2016 को खगडि़या ज़िले के राहुलनगर दमहा गांव में बसे महादलित परिवारों के घरों पर दल-बल के साथ हमला बोलकर यहां के पूर्व बाहुबली विधायक के गुर्गों ने मुशहर जाति के दर्जनों महादलित परिवारों के घर उजाड़ दिए और अंधाधुंध फायरिंग की. आरोप है कि महिलाओं के साथ आपत्तिजनक एवं अश्लील व्यवहार भी किया गया.

‘आईएस के नाम पर बेगुनाहों को पकड़ने का खेल खेल रही है सरकार’ –रिहाई मंच

TwoCircles.net News Desk

लखनऊ : रिहाई मंच ने आतंकवाद के नाम पर बरी हुए बेगुनाहों की रिहाई और बरी हुए बेगुनाहों को मुआवजा दिए जाने के सवाल पर अखिलेश सरकार के खिलाफ़ अभियान चलाने का निणर्य लिया है. अभियान का पहला चरण मुलायम सिंह यादव के संसदीय क्षेत्र आज़मगढ़ से 6 फरवरी को शुरू होगा.

Higher train speed, axle load main challenges for railway: Minister

New Delhi : The increase in speeds of trains and safely operating higher axle loads on existing networks are the major challenges facing railway engineers, Minister of State for Railways Manoj Kumar Sinha said on Friday.

"There are areas where we need to improve. The increase in speeds of trains and operation of higher axle loads on existing network in safe and efficient manner are major challenges before P-Way engineers," he said at an event here organised by the Institution of Permanent Way (P-Way) Engineers.

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