Tuesday, February 21, 2017

BJP takes poll management, ground work to next level in UP

By Mohit Dubey  Lucknow, (IANS) : If the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) could pride itself on professional poll management in the run-up to the 2014...

Third of UP voters cite power cuts as top election issue

By Shreya Shah Almost a third of voters polled said power cuts were the biggest problem in Uttar Pradesh, according to a new survey conducted...

Old-timers, others miss electoral din in UP’s Agra

By Brij Khandelwal  Agra, (IANS) : As campaigning for the first phase of the seven-phased Uttar Pradesh assembly elections gains momentum, many old-timers and other...

गांधी के करामाती चरखे के बारे में हम क्‍या जानते हैं

  नासिरुद्दीन गांधी की ख्‍वाहिश थी कि हर घर से चरखा का संगीत सुनाई दें. गांधी का यही चरखा, पिछले दिनों खूब सुर्खियों में रहा. गांधी...

If Owaisi can criticise every leader in UP, why does he spare Mayawati?

By Soroor Ahmed, Twocircles.net The strategy of All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen in the poll-bound Uttar Pradesh is different from the one adopted during the campaign ahead...

School girl in Assam raped, commits suicide after Panchayat offers family money to keep...

By Abdul Kalam Azad When the entire country was celebrating 68th Republic Day, a tenth standard student of Sidhuni High School in Barpeta district of...

Why should Muslims vote for SP when it failed on promises made to the...

By Asif Moazzam Jamai for Twocircles.net The Samajwadi Party came to power in 2012 with lucrative promises to the people of Uttar Pradesh. Sixteen points,...

Congress-SP embrace makes its anyone’s game in UP

By Mohit Dubey Lucknow, (IANS) : The sealing of the electoral alliance between the Congress and the Samajwadi Party (SP) has altered the political landscape in...

An eyewitness account of the Women’s March in Boston

By Kashif-ul-Huda, TwoCircles.net “This is the biggest march I have seen,” said an old timer who seemed to be someone who have participated in lots...

‘Contact with Napoleon a death sentence for Tipu Sultan’

By Vikas Datta  Jaipur (IANS) : Napoleon's life and career disapproves the Leftist challenge to the "Great Man" theory of history, for he not only...

नफरत से टकराना यानी रोहित वेमुला हो जाना है

नासिरूद्दीन ‘गुड मॉर्निंग, जब आप सब यह खत पढ़ रहे होंगे, मैं आपसे दूर चला जा चुका होऊंगा.. मैं इस तरह की चिट्ठी पहली...

‘If Modi can demonetise, he can also revamp higher education and research’

By Sahana Ghosh  Mohanpur : The Narendra Modi government should show decisiveness of the kind that was on display over demonetisation to depoliticise and revamp regulatory...

Obituary: Makram Ali Laskar, a true Gandhian and a son of Assam

By Mustafa Barbhuiyan for Twocircles.net Born in the year 1935 at village Nitainagar, Hailakandi in the district of then Cachar, Assam, Makram Ali Laskar had...

With no end to feud, Mulayam-Akhilesh look for life beyond the ‘cycle’

By Mohit Dubey Lucknow: Attempts at striking some sort of a patch-up or compromise between the warring factions of the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP)...

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...

Let’s welcome Kareena-Saif’s son Taimur

By Ram Puniyani The domination of communal consciousness in social space is very frightening. The prevalent ‘social common sense’ looks at history through the prism...

Maharashtra-based NGO writes letter to UN Secretary General calling for intervention to save Rohingya...

                    By TwoCircles.net Staff Reporter Akola, Maharashtra: Indian Human Rights Association has written to the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres in an attempt to save the...

How loopholes in Right to Education deny children the Right to Education

By Asarul Haque Jeelani for TwoCircles.net The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009 has communicated and executed free and compulsory...

2016: 5 reasons for India to feel more (and less) secure

By Abheet Singh Sethi A worsening of the security situation in Jammu & Kashmir (J&K), the signing of a $8.9-billion (Rs 60,520 crore)...

The Shia-Sunni divide: dangerous (re)-readings of Islamic History

By Sharjeel Imam Out of the first four caliphs of Islam, the third i.e Uthman was an Umayyad, a powerful Quraish tribe based in Mecca...