Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Family debts main cause of Indian farm suicides

Nearly 70 per cent of India's 90 million agricultural households spend more than they earn on average each month, pushing them towards debt, which...

‘Why have they declared a war against me?’ An open letter from an Indian...

By Syed Junaid Hashmi for TwoCircles.net I am appalled as to why a war has been declared on me? From television studios to the national...

Prakash Raj gives house as Eid gift to poor family

Hyderabad, (IANS): Actor Prakash Raj gifted a house to a poor Muslim family in Telangana on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. Known for mostly playing a...

Five farmers commit suicide in MP

Bhopal, (IANS): Five farmers committed suicide in different parts of Madhya Pradesh reportedly due to debt and other problems since Sunday evening, taking the...

Shabnam Hashmi returns award to protest against mob violence against Muslims; says National Commission...

By TwoCircles.net Staff Reporter One of India’s most well-known activists and human rights campaigner Shabnam Hashmi today returned the National Minority Rights Award conferred to...

The House of Quran in Bhatkal: A photo essay

Bhatkal, as we have seen in this series, is a town with a rich history and tradition. It has also been a big centre...

Gulbarg Society massacre: Gujarat HC grants bail to convicted VHP leader Atul Vaidya

By TwoCircles.net Staff Reporter Gujarat High court on Tuesday granted bail to Atul Vaidya, a leader of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad who was convicted in...

Why should caste be an issue in presidential poll: Meira Kumar

New Delhi, (IANS): Opposition candidate Meira Kumar on Tuesday wondered why caste should be an issue in the Presidential election, and lamented that for...

Prohibitory orders in MP town after communal tension

Alirajpur (Madhya Pradesh), (IANS): Prohibitory orders were clamped in Azad Nagar of Madhya Pradesh's Alirajpur district following communal tension, police said on Tuesday. Superintendent of...

Free after 16 years, Gulzar Ahmed Wani talks about torture, electric shocks and Guantanamo-like...

By Raqib Hameed Naik, TwoCircles.net On Tuesday, June 6, Gulzar Ahmed Wani, a PhD scholar arrested in July 2001 was finally set free, his shackles...

काली पट्टी पर दो हिस्सों में बंट गया मुसलमान

आस मुहम्मद कैफ़, TwoCircles.net नई दिल्ली/मुज़फ़्फ़रनगर : बल्लभगढ़ में हुई जुनैद की दिल दहला देने वाली हत्या के बाद कुछ उत्साही नौजवानों के ज़रिए काली...

Ramadan 1438: Bisma

By Nawal Ali Watali, TwoCircles.net "I just finished taking my Math exam. I practiced for two whole days and forgot one answer in the end,"...

A contrarian view on #EidWithBlackBand

By Sheikh Khurshid Alam for TwoCircles.net Amidst blaring Bollywood numbers doing a surgical strike through my windows, I am trying to pen down my thoughts...

Ramadan 1438: Aamir Wani

By Nawal Ali Watali, TwoCircles.net "I remember, as a kid, I and a few friends of mine would take a Shikara ride from Mujahid Manzil...

Ramadan 1438: Ovais Masoodi

By Nawal Ali Watali, TwoCircles.net id ul Fitr signifies the importance of sacrifice. What I always look forward on Eid is to celebrate it with...

With lynching and killing of Muslims, India to see a ‘Black Eid’

TwoCircles.net Staff Reporter The atrocities of mob are on the rise, and minorities are the chief target of this staged and targeted violence. Last week...

President, Vice President, Speaker wish people on Eid-ul-Fitr

New Delhi, (IANS): President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday wished the countrymen on Eid-ul-Fitr, hoping the festival brings prosperity to all and also strengthens "faith...

Amid mob lynchings and going hatred, Jamiat Ulama-e-Hind cancels its Eid Milan event

By TCN News New Delhi: Jamiat Ulama-e-Hind has announced to cancel its Eid Milan event, citing the current deteorating communal atmosphere in the country. The...

Muslims in Southeast Asia mark end of Ramadan

Jakarta, (IANS): Millions of people across Southeast Asia on Sunday celebrated the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting. Leaders of Indonesia, Malaysia and...

Shutdown in Darjeeling to be partially relaxed during Eid

Darjeeling, (IANS): Amid the ongoing indefinite shutdown in the West Bengal hills, the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) leadership on Sunday said there will be...