‘Love jihad rally in Mumbai was criminal, unconstitutional,’ say rights activists

27 rights organisations from Maharashtra have written a letter to the police urging them to act tough against hate speech and book the...

‘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...

Yoga guru Ramdev accuses Muslims of terrorism, abducting Hindu women

Ramdev claimed that Islam and Christianity were obsessed with conversion while Hinduism taught its followers to do good. Sana Ejaz | TwoCircles.net  NEW DELHI — In...

Rajasthan: In viral video, RSS leader targets religious minorities

In a viral video, an RSS official can be heard demanding the conversion of 30,000 mosques into temples. Huneza Khan | TwoCircles.net  NEW DELHI...

‘News channels create divisions in society’: SC questions anchors’ roles

The apex court made these sharp observations while hearing a clutch of petitions seeking action in hate speech incidents. TCN News  NEW DELHI —  Television...

‘No chargesheet, 5 months to file FIR’: SC questions Delhi Police for slow progress...

The Hindutva event where hate speech against Muslims was made took place on December 19, 2021, in New Delhi, and an FIR was...

Former civil servants demand action against Pragya Thakur over incendiary speech

103 signatories of the Constitutional Conduct Group said that BJP MP Pragya Thakur has forfeited the ethical right to be a member of...

साल 2022 की टीसीएन की कुछ शानदार रिपोर्ट

टीम टीसीएन। Twocircles.net वर्ष 2022 संपन्न हो गया। हमें कई तरह के राजनीतिक और सामाजिक बदलाव देखने को मिले। TwoCircles.net इस दौरान पत्रकारिता का धर्म...

Additional restrictions can’t be imposed on freedom of speech of lawmakers: SC

Supreme Court said that additional restrictions cannot be imposed on the right to free speech of ministers, MPs and MLAs in a case...

‘Girls are insecure becuase of love jihad:’ BJP MP Pragya Thakur

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Madhya Pradesh also threatened legal action against those misrepresenting her 'Keep Knives' speech.  Huneza Khan | TwoCircles.net  BHOPAL (MADHYA...

PCI censures Mysuru newspaper for calling Muslims “Bad Apples”

The article headed 'Bad Apples in the Basket' was published in the newspaper Star of Mysore in wake of the Tablighi Jamaat incident in...

Case filed against BJP MP Pragya Thakur for ‘Hindus, Keep Knives’ speech

On December 25, Thakur said Hindus have the right to respond to those who attack them and their dignity as she spoke about...

Why was Hindu right-wing celebrating Babri demolition day as Shaurya Diwas on social media?

On the 30th anniversary of the demolition of Babri mosque in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh by Hindu karsevaks, social media was abuzz with hateful...

India is 8th highest risk country for mass killings, claims US report

The report cited numerous examples of discrimination against the Muslim minority in the country by the BJP government, both at the national level...

Manipal college initiates inquiry after Professor allegedly calls Muslim student a ‘terrorist’

In the video that went viral on social media, the Muslim student is seen calling out the professor for allegedly calling him a...

Why is it easy for people to get away with hate speech in India?

India has enough laws in place to check hate speech but it requires the executive to enforce them. TCN Staff Correspondent  NEW DELHI — Days...

Victims are culprits in MP? Ex-cop, 12-year-old boy among 7 served notices in Khargone...

The tribunal issued a notice to a 12-year-old boy and directed him to pay Rs 2.9 lakh as compensation for causing the loss of...

Supreme Court directs authorities to take immediate action against hate speech without waiting for...

The order from the apex court of the country came only two days after United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres criticized India’s rising...

‘Identify and kill them’: How calls for Muslim genocide were given at VHP’s Delhi...

North East Delhi, which witnessed anti-Muslim riots in February 2020, reverberated with hate and provocative speeches on October 9 during an event organized...

2020 Delhi riots: Govt’s response to violence was insufficient; TV, social media fuelled hate,...

A citizen committe’s report headed by former Supreme Court of India Justice Madan B. Lokur has called for setting up an independent Commission of...

Who is Raja Singh, the suspended BJP MLA accused of anti-Muslim remarks?

The now suspended BJP lawmaker has more than 75 FIRs against him, mostly related to hate speeches, violation of curfew orders, and disruption of...

Hyderabad: Women protestors demand strict legal action against suspended BJP MLA Raja Singh

The protest against BJP MLA Raja Singh was held at Ambedkar Statue, Hussain Sagar (Tank Bund) in Hyderabad.  TCN Staff Reporter  HYDERABAD (TELANGANA) — Several women in...

Prophet Row: Mere ‘hearsay evidence’ against Prayagraj violence accused

The remarks against Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) drew backlash from around 15 Islamic nations, with the Centre claiming the remarks were the views of "fringe...

‘Zubair’s arrest is to scare other marginalised journalists’: Muslim reporters

Several journalists pointed out that journalist and fact-checker Mohammad Zubair's arrest is part of the ongoing targeting of India's Muslims.  Nikita Jain | TwoCircles.net  NEW DELHI...

A peek inside the online campaign against Mohd Zubair

Multiple tweets of Alt News fact-checker Mohammad Zubair reveal that these were shared without context by the Hindu right-wing contributing to his arrest.  Vipul Kumar...

BJP link of Udaipur killer emerges

Several pictures shared on social media by two BJP members show the Udaipur killer Riyaz Attari posing with BJP leaders. Waquar Hasan | TwoCircles.net NEW DELHI...

देशभर में आग लगाने वाली नुपूर शर्मा को अदालत ने क्या कहा !...

जिब्रानउद्दीन।Twocircles.net सुप्रीम कोर्ट ने शुक्रवार को बीजेपी की पूर्व प्रवक्ता नूपुर शर्मा का पैगंबर मुहम्मद के बारे में उनकी टिप्पणी के लिए भारी फटकार...

Udaipur tense after protests break out over Hindu tailor’s beheading

Muslim clerics and organisations condemn the act and demand action as per the law. Muhammed Nihad PV | TwoCircles.net NEW DELHI — After protests following the beheading...

Udaipur: Multiple Muslim bodies, leaders condemn hate crime, call for severe punishment to killers

The beheading of a tailor by two Muslim men in Rajasthan has sent shock waves across the country. Muhammad Nihad PV | TwoCircles.net  NEW DELHI — Several...

Prominent anti-CAA leaders charged for violence in Prayagraj

Following the violence in the Atala area of Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh over derogatory remarks made by now suspended BJP leaders, police have booked...

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...

Messiah or mastermind? What we know about the main accused in Kanpur violence, Hayat...

Hayat Zafar Hashmi is a well-known name in Kanpur and is the national president of Maulana Muhammad Ali Jauhar Fans Association, a relief organization....

To protest or not to protest? The dilemma facing India’s Muslims

With the government going after protestors in several states following protests against the remarks against Prophet Muhammad made by the now-suspended BJP spokesperson,...

‘Take action only in accordance with the law’: Supreme Court to UP govt on...

The apex court granted three days to the Uttar Pradesh government to prove how demolition complied with the building laws and other mandatory procedures. Basil...

TV debates mainstreaming Islamophobia: Can Personal Law Board contain the damage?

AIMPLB suggestion to Muslim scholars and clerics to avoid participating in discussions on news channels has received a mixed response.  Tabeenah Anjum | TwoCircles.net NEW DELHI...

अमन की और बढ़ा कानपुर मगर एकतरफा कार्रवाई पर उठे है सवाल !

आकिल हुसैन। Two circles.net कानपुर हिंसा के बाद अब कानपुर अमन की तरफ बढ़ रहा है। धरपकड़ चल रही है। हालांकि पुलिस की कार्रवाई पर...

Outrage over BJP spokesperson’s blasphemous comments on national TV, police complaint filed

Action demanded against Nupur Sharma and netizens ask global Muslim leaders to take note.  Muhammad Raafi | TwoCircles.net  NEW DELHI — Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nupur...

Mentally challenged Hindu man killed in MP over suspicion of being Muslim

Video of the incident went viral on social networking site Twitter showing Jain being slapped repeatedly by a person donning a red shirt. The...

Hoisting of saffron flag on top of mosque in Bihar done to make Muslims...

The PUCL report released in Patna on May 17 questioned the role of the administration and has called for investigating the alleged involvement of...

In riot-hit Khargone, WhatsApp forwards advocate economic boycott of Muslims

More than two weeks after the communal clashes, calls for boycotting Muslims are repeatedly being made both offline and online causing fear among the...

Fearing further attacks & arrests, Muslim families flee Uttarakhand village

Following communal violence in a village in Uttarakhand on April 16, several Muslim families have fled the area fearing arrests and further attacks.  Muhammad Raafi |...

In Bajrang Muni’s prouncements, anti-Muslim hatred is rife

Mahant Bajrang Muni Udasin was arrested earlier in April 2022 for 'threatening to kidnap and rape Muslim women,' but was soon released on bail....

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...

Indian Americans condemn extremist violence against Muslims across India amid Ramadan

Viral videos have flooded social media showing Hindu extremist mobs armed with swords, guns and rods, taking out processions through Muslim areas, blasting Islamophobic...

‘We want justice,’ says family of slain vegetable seller from Rajasthan

Muhammad Saleem was a 55-year-old vegetable seller who was killed after a mob allegedly attacked him in Beawar, Rajasthan. The police has ruled out...

Anti-Muslim hate marks Navratri; 1 killed, several injured

While home minister Amit Shah said that 77 people have been arrested, claims on social media said that most held are Muslims. Muhammad Raafi |...

Rights groups condemn ‘pressure’ against USCIRF to report on religious persecution in India

In a letter to the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom on April 10, several rights-based organizations and individuals said the commission must...

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...

‘What good will the film do for us?’ several Kashmiri Pandits question The Kashmir...

For several displaced Kashmiri Pandits, the film’s depiction of Kashmiri Muslims as villains is untrue and will not help the battered community in their...

‘Film on Kashmiri Pandits has further widened the wedge between two communities,’ says top...

A prominent Kashmiri Pandit leader Sanjay Tickoo in an interview with TwoCircles.net castigates the hate generated by the film The Kashmir Files.  Auqib Javeed |...

Opinion: Kashmir Files weaponizes grief for propaganda

The gut-wrenching story of Kashmiri Pandits should not be weaponized for stoking anti-Muslim violence. Alishan Jafri | TwoCircles.net  After a friend shared Chetan Bhagat's recent op-ed in the Times...

Texas doctor demands “retribution” after Kashmir Files film

The film has incited widespread calls for anti-Muslim violence. Pieter Friedrich | TwoCircles.net UNITED STATES — “Retribution,” declared Rajiv Pandit, a doctor based in Dallas, TX,...

Changing the Muslim narrative, one tweet at a time

Against rising hate crimes against Muslims, polarization and widening rift along communal lines, these Twitter pages run by Muslims are making an effort to...

How Muslim women in India resist online abuse

Muslim women received significantly more abuse when compared to women from other religions. They received 55.5% more problematic or abusive content. Suchitra | TwoCircles.net NEW...

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...

Dharam Sansad hate-speech: Hear it from the journalist who led to Yati Narsinghanand’s arrest

Senior journalist Qurban Ali talks about his plea in Supreme Court against hate speech, his expectations and rising hate speech cases in India.  Snobar...

Dharam Sandad hate speech: Hindi media’s bias in covering issues concerning Muslims

An analysis by TwoCircles.net of six leading Hindi newspapers published from several states reveals that not a single editorial or opinion piece on...

Here’s How Digital Platforms Proliferate Anti-Muslim Hate

A new study documents an exponential rise in hate on digital platforms in India since BJP came to power in 2014.  Snobar | TwoCircles.net   NEW...

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...

PM Modi’s silence on hate speeches against Muslims dangerous for country, says JUH Delhi...

Jamiat Ulama-e-Hind (JUH ) Delhi Vice President Haji Yusuf Sheikh said that the atmosphere of hatred never flourished in the country, and some...

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...

धर्म संसद के ज़हरीले भाषण के खिलाफ बरेली में आक्रोश

स्टाफ रिपोर्टर।Twocircles.net उत्तर प्रदेश के बरेली में हरिद्वार की हिंदू धर्म संसद में मुसलमानों को लेकर दिए गए भड़काऊ भाषणों के विरोध में प्रदर्शन आयोजित...

Mentally unsound Muslim man beaten, forced to chant Jai Sri Ram in Dhanbad, Jharkhand;...

Only weeks after the government in Jharkhand passed a bill to criminalize mob lynching, a mentally unsound Muslim man was beaten, made to...

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...

“No remorse, did right thing”: Bulli Bai app creator tells police

Neeraj Bishnoi, 21, and a second-year BTech student from an institute in Bhopal was arrested by Delhi Police from Assam’s Jorhat district on...

Creator of Bulli Bai app arrested from Assam: Delhi Police

The report quoting sources said the man identified as Neeraj Bishnoi was the mastermind who allegedly created the app on the GitHub platform. TCN...

Christians join Muslims as targets of Hindutva groups in Karnataka

Christians in Karnataka make up less than two per cent of the population but suffer the third-largest number of hate crimes in India. Civil...

मुस्लिम औरतों को बदनाम करने की शर्मनाक साजिश

सिमरा अंसारी Two circles.net के लिए जब हम सभी बीते साल की सभी कठिनाइयों और दुखों को पीछे छोड़कर नए साल में...

“You will suffer same fate as Gauri Lankesh,” Dalit journalist Meena Kotwal facing online...

Kotwal said that an abuser warned Kotwal that her phone number was being widely distributed on WhatsApp groups and social media pages, with...

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...

JIH urges govt to take strong action against hate speeches, hate crimes against Muslims

Talking to the media during an online press briefing, the Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JIH) vice-president Prof. Salim Engineer welcomed the law against mob lynching brought...

Hate crimes against Muslims: JUH files plea at Supreme Court, demands court-monitored investigation, prosecution

The petition filed by Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind (JUH) sought an action taken report from the government of India, and demanded the government to constitute...

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...

Pledge to kill: Hindutva hatred crystallizes in fascist oath of genocide

Hindu nationalists at an event in India mimic Nazi Germany with a vow to “fight, die, and kill”. Pieter Friedrich | TwoCircles.net In 1933, as...

हरिद्वार धर्म संसद में ऐलान ‘हिन्दू राष्ट्र ‘ बनाने के लिए 1857 से बड़ा...

विशेष संवाददाता।twocircles.net उत्तराखंड के हरिद्वार में हुई हिंदू धर्म की संसद में भड़काऊ भाषणों का एक वीडियो सामने आया है। जूना अखाड़े के महामंडलेश्वर यति...

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...
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