‘Nothing wrong with Chavhanke’s 2021 speech calling for Hindu Rashtra,’ proclaim his supporters

At a demonstration in support of Suresh Chavhanke at Jantar Mantar on February 5, offensive anti-Muslim speeches and proclamations to make India a...

In photos: Authorities foil attempts by Jamia students to screen BBC documentary

Police officials sprung to action at Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) (university) on Wednesday ahead of the planned screening of the controversial documentary at the...

Violence mars JNU, JMI students’ attempts to screen BBC documentary

At JNU, students claimed they were pelted with stones allegedly by members of the right-wing student body while they were watching the documentary...

Kannada literary festival: Muslim authors’ exclusion draws criticism

No Muslim writers have been given a chance to participate in the poet convention, and the Byari language, which Muslims speak in coastal...

84 meritorious students from across India felicitated at event in Delhi

The two-day event was organized by the Delhi Youth Welfare Association (DYWA) and the American Federation of Muslims of Indian origin (AFMI) in...

‘Anti-Conversion laws, Population Control bill based on false premises,’ claims new study

The study claims that the issue of population growth and religious conversion have been used as weapons against religious minorities, particularly Muslims, to...

West Bengal: This Muslim family are traditional makers of Rashchakra during popular Hindu festival

As per local history, more than 200 years ago the Maharaja of the Koch Dynasty pressed a Muslim family into service to make...

Event celebrating 200 years of Urdu journalism held at MANUU

Emiment media personalities highlighted the contribution of Urdu newspapers in two centuries of its existence in India.  Musheera Ashraf | TwoCircles.net  HYDERABAD — An event celebrating...

After halt of 2 years, country’s largest Islamic congregation commences in Bhopal

Held for the first time in 1948, the Bhopal Ijtema is known for its massive participation of people and for promotion of peace...

MP: Christians observe ‘black day’ after youth convention called off on Bajrang Dal’s objection

Participants of the convention were forcefully stopped by the right-wing extremist group and were taken to Moghat Police Station after a ruckus.  TCN Staff Correspondent  BHOPAL...

A conversation with GN Saibaba’s wife AS Vasantha Kumari

In a conversation with TwoCircles.net, the wife of jailed scholar-activist GN Saibaba AS Vasantha Kumari talks about his new book, the situation of prisoners...

SEED-USA, Helping Hand foundation provide scholarships worth Rs 24 lakh to meritorious students in...

SEED has been an active organization providing education to 15,000 students studying in 58 schools and has provided around 2 crores of scholarships to...

Review: Between fallacy and fraternity of ‘Babasaheb: The Grand Musical’

The two-hour-long musical did an adept job of grounding the word ‘aam aadmi’ into the narrative of the play while driving the Aam Aadmi...

World Tribal Day: 2-day tribal fair in Jharkhand showcases tribal artworks, culture

The two-day tribal fair held at Morhabadi ground in Ranchi saw boisterous music, mouth-watering cuisines, tribal artworks and discussions on tribal history and affairs.  Sami...

Muslim leaders in Mumbai to campaign for communal harmony

The procession to be held on the occasion of Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) will be part of a larger plan by the Muslim leaders to bridge...

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Indian Americans denounce arrests of Muslims, demolition of Muslim homes in India

Globally renowned US-based Islamic scholar Shaikh Omar Suleiman led the protest in Dallas, which was jointly organized by The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC), and North Texas...

Muslim groups in Australia protest against controversial BJP MP’s Tejasvi Surya’s invitation to youth...

Several Australian Muslim youths said that they were shocked after hearing about Surya being invited for addressing the events in Australia and called it...

AMU cancels 3-day lit fest, students aghast

The festival was organised after a gap of two years due to Covid-19 pandemic. The last festival was held in 2019. Muhammad Raafi | TwoCircles.net  NEW...

Massachusetts hosts America’s first-ever Dalit art exhibition

Organized by Adavi Myah, an art collective led by Dalit and Bahujan women, the exhibition will run for four weeks until May 30, 2022. BOSTON,...

Peace march in Hyderabad condemns communal hatred prevailing in country, calls for peace, unity

The march in the heart of Hyderabad began with every participant reading the preamble of the constitution of India and taking the pledge to...

When food politics entered JNU campus

The meat politics has created tensions inside the JNU campus, with Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) beating up students for eating meat in hostels. Nikita...

California city pressured to renounce Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh praise

Roseville, California faces sustained pushback for platforming RSS’s international wing. Pieter Friedrich | TwoCircles.net UNITED STATES — When Roseville, a quiet suburb of California’s capital city of...

Slain journalist Danish Siddiqui’s parents file complaint against Taliban before International Criminal Court

Siddique's parents have demanded punishment against culprits for torturing and killing him while he was on an assignment in Afghanistan. Snobar | TwoCircles.net NEW DELHI —...

Maharashtra Muslims celebrate Shivaji’s birth anniversary for communal harmony

Chhatrapati Shivaji Muslim Brigade, an independent organisation, has been organising special events and activities on the occasion of Shiv Jayanti for the past...

Indian Muslims face imminent threat of genocide, mass persecution: Experts

During an ongoing three-day global summit,experts and scholars underscored the surge in attacks on Muslims in India.  TCN News Washington, DC — India’s 200 million Muslims...

Indian Americans hold protests in multiple US cities against hijab ban in Karnataka

Protesters held placards saying “my body, my choice,” “revoke hijab ban,” “stop telling women what to do”, “hijab is my right,” and “hijab...

Journalist Kamal Khan was renowned for his integrity and courage: JIH

Veteran journalist Kamal Khan (61) died of a heart attack at his home in Lucknow on Friday. In its condolence message, JIH Vice President...

Shaheen Bagh activists call for diaspora action to support Indian Muslims against genocide

Activists in the panel stated the need for the global community to not only remember Shaheen Bagh but also to take action before...

Women activists, journalists condemn hate speech, online auction of Muslim women during virtual event

On January 8, ANHAD organised a virtual discussion titled Women Against Hate in response to hate speech against India's Muslims during an event...

Bulli Bai app case: Women activists hold protest in Kozhikkode, demand action from Kerala...

The protesting women said that the Hindu right-wing force's attacks to suppress Muslim women will be futile and will not prevent Muslim women...

Women activists denounce sexual violence, misogyny peddled by apps like Sulli Deals, Bulli Bai

Several speakers during an online protest held by the Women’s Department of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JIH) pushed for the need for people from all...

Telegu short-story writer, Muslim physiotherapist win awards at Women Summit 2021

Women Summit is the annual get together of the members and well-wishers of Women’s Manifesto, a national level NGO formed in 2014. It...

In Rajasthan, activists, politicians flag off 45-day rally seeking accountability law

The Yatra, which will be joined by local organisations, people, and former administrative and police officers, will emphasise the need for accountability in education,...

Calls for establishing Hindu Rashtra: How did we arrive here?

Call for establishing a Hindu Rashtra and genocide of India's Muslims were made at a religious conclave recently in Haridwar, Uttarakhand. The author...

At Aligarh interfaith meet, religious leaders condemn growing communal hatred, hate speech in country

An interfaith conference was held by the Islamic Information Centre at the exhibition ground in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh. The topic of the conference...

A festival in Tamil Nadu to honour folk artists from marginalized communities

The festival, titled “Veethi Virudhu Vizha (The Street Award Ceremony)” in its ninth year, has provided a platform for Dalit and other marginalized...

JUH condemns govt inaction over hate-speech against Muslims at Haridwar event, demands action

In his letter to the Home Minister of India, Uttarakhand Chief Minister, NHRC and National Commission for Minorities, the Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind (JUH) president...

Film advocating philosophy of Ambedkar screened in Boston, US

Boston Study Group (BSG), a not-for-profit organization based in Massachusetts, United States screened a movie Jayanti. The movie is based on the influence of Dr Babasaheb...

Hyderabad commemorates 2nd anniversary of Shaheen Bagh protests with songs, poetry recitals 

Scores of people in Hyderabad, comprising of activists, students, NGOs, youth groups came together at Lamakan – a place in Hyderabad dedicated to the...

Gujarat Adivasis object to Govt’s “misuse” of tribal development funds for Ram temple visit...

Neglecting Adivasi deities, rituals and culture, the Gujarat government announced an aid of Rs. 5000 to tribals for a trip to the Ram temple...

Panellists at Congressional briefing on Assam urge US government to designate India as ‘Country...

The briefing was co-sponsored by a group of 17 human rights and interfaith organizations, including the Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC), Amnesty International USA...

Assam govt using pretext of ‘encroachment’ to target minority Muslim population, claims fact-finding report

A fact-finding team of APCR recently visited the Dholpur area of Darang district in Assam that witnessed the unfortunate incidents of forced eviction and...

IAMC celebrates Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary with events in multiple cities in US

Hundreds join in calling for greater striving towards peace, pluralism and justice.   TCN News WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC), an advocacy organization dedicated...

Peace in country can be attained only through mutual love, brotherhood: Religious leaders in...

Jamaat-e-Islami Hind Vice President Salim Engineer with other religious leaders formed a united front ‘Dharmik Jan Morcha’ in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh to promote peace...

Indian-American organizations demand US Ambassador resign for RSS meet

Ten diaspora groups signed a joint statement calling for the removal of Ambassador Atul Keshap.   Pieter Friedrich | TwoCircles.net    “The nature of Keshap’s meeting with the...

Controversy over Pala Bishop’s hate speech: A stand-alone issue or larger Hindutva scheme in...

Instead of addressing recent issues facing women in the state, the unsubstantial claims of the Bishop have raised concerns whether he is genuinely concerned...

Group protests against US Ambassador Atul Keshap’s RSS visit

“Keshap has got to go,” say protestors outside US Congressman Ami Bera's California office. Pieter Friedrich | TwoCircles.net  As controversy continues to surround US Ambassador Atul...

SIO Kerala launches ‘Dictionary of Mappila Martyrs’, mentions names omitted by ICHR

The Students Islamic Organization of India (SIO) Kerala launched 'Dictionary of Mappila Verses' by adding the names of the Malabar Rebellion of 1921 omitted...

Congressional briefing highlights issue of prisoners of conscience, intimidation of human rights defenders in...

During the briefing, eminent activists and lawyers raised awareness about the draconian laws India uses to imprison and intimidate civilians. WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a Congressional...

Persecution of Christians in India highlighted at Congressional Briefing in US

Prominent Interfaith organizations call on US State Department to take definitive action to safeguard India’s minorities.   TCN NEWS   WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a Congressional Briefing cosponsored by...

Calls to murder Muslim men, abduct Muslim women made from yet another ‘Hindu Mahapanchayat’...

On July 4, a large ‘Hindu Mahapanchayat’ was attended by thousands of Hindutva supporters in Haryana's Pataudi. The agenda of the Mahapanchayat at Pataudi,...

Former VC Hamid Ansari, Shashi Tharoor to speak at Reclaiming India conference on democratic...

TCN News Mohammad Hamid Ansari (Former Vice President of India), Prof. Rajmohan Gandhi (Historian and a Grandson of Mohandas Gandhi) and Rev Dr William Barber (Co-Chair...

Ambedkar King Study Circle Concludes Annual Conference in California

By TCN News Around 120 people gathered with enthusiasm and engaged in lively discussions at Ambedkar King Study Circle's (AKSC) 2nd annual conference held on...

Universal Peace Rally in memory of Mother Theresa

TCN News A Universal Peace rally was organized on 5th September 2019 at Kolkata to honour Mother Teresa’s 22nd death anniversary, by the Indian Karate...

Postage Stamps on Two Unani Physicians to be released on 30 August

TCN News Two Unani physicians are among the 12 ‘Master Healers’ of AYUSH systems to be commemorated with postage stamps on 30th August. The stamps...

Book Release: Story of Babri Masjid – pictorial history of Babri Masjid

TCN News “The Story of Babri Masjid” (Babri Masjid ki Kahani), a pictorial history book in English, Hindi and Urdu was released in the book...

Dr Kafeel Khan launched his book in New Delhi

TCN News Dr .Kafeel Khan’s ‘Manipal Manual of clinical paediatrics’ was launched yesterday, 14th July at Café Jamia, Jamia nagar, New Delhi. Dr. Harjit Singh Bhatti...

Jamiat to organize conference against Mob-lynching in Delhi on 4th August

TCN News In a consultative meeting held yesterday in the Jamiat central office ITO in New Delhi, the Jamiat Ulama- I- Hind has decided that...

128th Dr Ambedkar Birthday Celebration in Cupertino, California

TCN News Ambedkar King Study Circle (AKSC), Association for India’s Development (AID), San Jose Peace and Justice Center (SJPJC) and Organizations for Minorities of India...

Civil rights groups to counter hate mongering as election nears

TCN News Civil Rights Groups organised a day long convention on 18th March at Constitutional club of India called ‘Steps towards hope’. The convention began by...

Indian Association of Bihar and Jharkhand (IABJ) Celebrated Qatar Sports day 2019

TCN News Indian Association of Bihar and Jharkhand (IABJ) celebrated Qatar Sports day on 12th February 2019 which was attended by Indians residing in Qatar...

Agra remembers Nazeer Akbarabadi

Agra, Feb 10 (IANS) Agra on Sunday remembered Nazeer Akbarabadi, the people's poet whose birthday falls on Basant Panchmi, the festival of spring. As bright...

Issues of Indian Muslims and their solutions – a talk by Dr. Syed Zafar...

TCN News Dr Syed Zafar Mahmood,  President of Zakat Foundation, India delivered a talk on “ Issues of Indian Muslims and their plight in India”...

In a first, farm widow inaugurates top Marathi literary meet

Yavatmal (Maharashtra), Jan 11 (IANS) In a first, farm widow Vaishali S. Yede on Friday evening inaugurated the controversy-ridden 92nd Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Sahitya...

Sir Syed Ahmed Day celebrated in Bahrain

TCN News: The Aligarh Muslim University Alumni ( AMUAAB) celebrated their Founder  Sir Syed Ahmed Khan's 201st Birthday on  16th Nov 2018 at Golden Tulip...

Aligarh Alumni Association Washington DC felicitate former VC

A report of the event by Afzal Usmani "I had this title in my mind since long. And the reason is that my family was...

AMU Alumni celebrate Sir Syed Memorial Day in Washington DC

A report by Afzal Usmani “You are free; you are free to go to your temples. You are free to go to your mosques or to...

Muslims protest in 20 cities to demand Equal Citizenship

TCN News: New Delhi, Oct 13, 2018: With 2019 elections just months away, members of the Muslim community across India observed a ‘Day of Resistance’...

Ensure proper implementation of SC/ ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act without diluting it: NCSPA...

By TCN News: National Convention on Elimination of All forms of Discrimination based on Caste (Work and Descent) was organized on 27th September in Constitution...

Ambedkar King Study Circle conducts its first Annual Conference in California

A report By TCN: California: The first annual conference of Ambedkar King Study Circle took place in Cupertino, the Bay Area Silicon Valley, California on...

People of different faiths join peace rally to honour St Teresa

By TCN News: Kolkata: A peace rally was organized on 5th September 2018 at Kolkata to honour the Mother Teresa’s 21st death anniversary, by the Indian...

Kolkata Imam asks people to be ready for NRC

By TCN News: A press conference was organised by Qari Ahmer Foundation yesterday 31st August, before the Jummah prayers at the Nakhoda Mosque, Kolkata to...

Skill Development Centre for women from BPPL families

By TCN News: New Delhi: A  skill development centre Sponsored by Human Welfare Foundation & Managed by Women’s Manifesto has been started for women from...

Indian Association of Bihar and Jharkhand, Qatar (IABJ Qatar) celebrate Eid Milan

By TCN News: DOHA : Indian Association of Bihar and Jharkhand (IABJ) Qatar, affiliated organization of Indian Cultural Centre (ICC) under the aegis of Embassy...

Book Review: People having no record of Patriotism make Muslims ‘Perpetual Others and Losers’

By Afshan Khan for TwoCircles.net Book title: Of Saffron Flags and Skullcaps: Hindutva, Muslim Identity and the Idea of India Author: Ziya Us Salam Publisher: Sage Pages:...

‘2019 का साल और खतरनाक होगा…इसे भूलना नहीं’: अशोक वाजपेयी

TCN News  "हम आज के समय के विरूद्ध बोल रहे हैं... इस वक़्त की ज़रूरत है कि इप्टा के इस 75वें साल में सांस्कृतिक अन्तःकरण...

A talk on Colonial, Relational Selfhood by Charlotte Madere

By TCN News: Aligarh, August 04: LAMM (Language of Advertising, Media and Market), Department of Linguistics, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), organized a talk by Charlotte...

Kis Kis Ko Qaid Karoge: Delhi to witness a protest against arrest of Dalit...

By TCN News: We are living in strange times where speaking out the truth, demanding your rights, standing up against injustices and atrocities are seen...

India was Guest of Honour in Saudi Festival “Janadriyah 2018”

By TCN News Janadriyah is a cultural heritage and folk festival of Saudi-Arabia that is held every year ever since 1985 when it was first...

Fact Finding Report on Assam NRC – Released

By TwoCircles.net Team #UnitedAgainstHate headed by Mr. S.R Darapuri (Ex IG, UP Police) went to Assam to prepare a fact finding on NRC issue. Senior...

“VISION-2025: SOCIO-ECONOMIC INEQUALITIES- WHY DOES INDIA’S ECONOMIC GROWTH NEED AN INCLUSIVE AGENDA”

A STUDY RELEASED BY INSTITUTE OF OBJECTIVE STUDIES Vision-2025: Socio-economic Inequalities - Why does India's Economic growth need an inclusive agenda, edited by Amir Ullah...

Muslim group demands ban on nikah halala, question Darul Qazas

By TwoCircles.net Darul Qaza or shariah courts according to the ulema are very much in the light of the constitution of India but on the...

Dissent essential in open society: Hamid Ansari

By IANS: New Delhi, July 17:Dissent is of critical importance in an open society and its suppression could metamorphose it into an illiberal and ethnic...

Dismantling India – A 4 Years Report

A Review of 4 years of Modi-fied India By John Dayal , Leena Dabiru & Shabnam Hashmi Four years of NDA’s governance with Narendra Modi as...

Anuradha Paudwal honoured at House of Commons

By Anusha Iyer Mother Teresa Award-winner, National Award-winner and four-time Filmfare Award-winner Padmashri Anuradha Paudwal, added another feather in her overcrowded cap recently as she was...

Young achievers honoured by Stars of North East

From Guwahati: Three young achievers  -all girls and path breakers were felicitated at the “Star Talk Seven” event organised at the Goat Research Station Auditorium...

Book Launch: ‘Me Against The Mumbai Underworld’

Uddhav Thackeray, Sanjay Raut & Nawazuddin Siddiqui launch supercop Isaque Bagwan's ' Me Against The Mumbai Underworld' By Anusha Iyer Supercop and three-time Presidential Gallantry award-winning supercop Isaque Bagwan...
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