Indian Muslim

Noor: Bringing a new light into lives of women from Basti Nizamuddin

By Nita Khan,,

New Delhi: Her delicate fingers expertly cut the paper to bring out a magical jaali which is then put on to a harder paper to turn into a captivating greeting card. She is still shy to talk but her work speaks for her.

By mis-defining secularism, Sangh fold misleading the majority to politics of hatred: Digvijay Singh

By TCN News,

Kozhikode: “The multi-ethnic, multi-religion and multi-lingual culture of the country is threatened due to a smacking of fascism,” AICC general secretary Digvijay Singh said on Friday.

Karnataka Minority Commission to establish legal cell for helping innocents booked by police

By Staff Reporter,

Mysuru: The Karnataka State Minorities Commission has announced to soon set up a cell to provide legal assistance to innocent members of minority communities arrested on various charges.

Commission chairperson Balkhees Banu said the cell will be headed by a retired Judge and would provide assistance by arranging for lawyers and bearing legal expenditure.


Dr Ausaf Ahmad, prominent Indian economist, passes away

By Zafar Iqbal for,

Dr Ausaf Ahmad, a prominent Indian economist and known for his pioneering work in Islamic economics has passed away. He was 70.

He died at his residence at Noida, near New Delhi, on Thursday, January 22.

Kashmir shuts down to protest against blasphemous cartoons

Srinagar: A separatist-called shutdown to protest against the publication of blasphemous cartoons affected normal life in the Kashmir Valley Friday.

A protest shutdown called by separatist leaders Syed Ali Geelani, Mohammad Yasin Malik and others affected normal life Friday across the valley as markets, public transport and other businesses remained closed in summer capital Srinagar and other major towns.


Boycott, not burn: Protest by burning copies of Asomiya Pratidin will only make it martyr

By Aman Wadud,

A lot has been written after the barbaric attack on Charlie Hebdo killing 12 people. In its first edition after the attack, Charlie Hebdo published cartoon of a bearded old man holding a placard which says ‘Jesuis Charlie’ or ‘I am Charlie’, the cartoon is supposedly of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH).

खबर हटवाने के लिए उत्तर प्रदेश पुलिस ने TwoCircles.Net को जारी किया नोटिस

नई दिल्ली: उत्तर प्रदेश पुलिस ने 2011 में प्रकाशित एक खबर को हटवाने के लिए द्विभाषीय खबरी वेबसाईट TwoCircles.Net(TCN) को कानूनी नोटिस भेजा है. 2011 में वेबसाईट पर छपी इस खबर में महाराष्ट्र पुलिस में महिला कॉन्स्टेबल प्रशिक्षुओं के प्रशिक्षण के दौरान गर्भवती हो जाने का ज़िक्र है.

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Muzaffarpur riots: Samaj Bachao Aandolan alleges Bajrang Dal, BJP hand

By TCN News,

Patna: Samaaj Bachaao Aandolan, a city based social service group, has alleged direct involvement of Bajrang Dal and the BJP in the recent communal riots at Azizpur in Muzaffarpur district.

Irom Sharmila released from custody, resumes fast

Guwahati : Human rights activist Irom Sharmila Chanua "who has been fasting since 2000 demanding repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), 1958," was released from a hospital turned into a jail Thursday.

The development came after a court in Manipur's Imphal East district rejected the charges against her.

Soon after the verdict, the activist was released from the hospital ward in Imphal, which was turned into a jail for her all these years.

But just after release, Sharmila resumed her fast, her colleagues said.

Leaders wear Islamic skull caps only for show: Heptullah

Patna : Union Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptuallah Thursday criticised former Bihar chief ministers Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad for wearing Islamic skull cap only for show as she said they have hardly worked to improve Muslims' socio-economic conditions.

"All the Bihar chief ministers till date have worn Muslim skull cap but failed to respect and honour it," Heptullah said at a function organised by the BJP here. She said Muslims do not need caps but require employment and food.