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Meet the ‘Harijans’ in Assam Sweeping a Small Town for Generations

Arshad Ahmed, TwoCircles.net When the clock ticks 5 a.m., 32-year-old Savita gives one more look in the mirror, fixes her bindi (a red dot on...

66-Year-Old Jharkhand Man a Beacon of Hope for Abandoned Girls

Tauseef Ahmad/ TwoCircles.net Hari Ram Pandey, a 66-year-old man from Deogarh in Jharkhand, has been raising abandoned girls on his own for the past two...

Interview With Dr. Zafarul Islam Khan on His New English Translation of the Quran

Hasan Zia Rizvi/ TwoCircles.net Dr. Zafarul Islam Khan, a 75-year-old Indian scholar, has published a new translation of the Quran, the holy book of the...

Telangana Assembly Elections 2023 : Congress emerges the winner toppling BRS

TCN Staff Hyderabad After making its mark in Karnataka in May 2023, India’s grand old party INC (Indian National Congress) has now won the Telangana Assembly...

‘Going Back Is a Dream’: Kuki Women in Assam Now Cope New Fear of...

Arshad Ahmed | Two Circles Since she left her home with her family in strife-torn Manipur’s Jiribam District in May and reached Assam on a...

‘It Destroyed His Five Years’: Drug Addiction Shatters Dreams of Countless Families in Kashmir

Tauseef Ahmad/ Abdul Basit | Two Circles Five years ago, Hanan Majeed (name changed), 21, a Kashmiri youth from Baramulla district fell victim to addiction...

Mohammad Areeb Of Jamia Contributes To The Success Of Chandryan-3, A Proud Moment For...

Staff reporter/ TCN The people of Khatauli in Muzaffarnagar are overwhelmed with pride as Areeb from their town contributes to the success of Mission Chandryan-3. Areeb is...

In Assam, Mob Lynchings of Muslims Follow the Same Pattern and Template

Arshad Ahmed | Two Circles.net Rahima Begum, 50, had not slept in a long time and had not eaten well because her 25-year-old son Hifzur...

‘Where Will We Bury the Dead?’: A Muslim-Dominated Neighbourhood in Mumbai Grieves

K K Ahmed/ TwoCircles.net When Meeraj Ansari, 34, went to recite Al-Fatiha, a Quran verse, at a grave in Mumbai East's Rafi Nagar graveyard in...

‘Working as Ola Bike Rider’: Students After Fee Hike at Osmania University, Seek Repeal

Md Zamir Hasan, Twocircles.net Bhavani Prasad, 24, enrolled in the Bachelor of Laws (LLB) programme in 2019 at Osmania University, a century-old state-funded university in...

Delhi Cop’s Unique Initiative Helps the Underprivileged; Provides Them Education

Sanjana Chawla/ TwoCircles.net Than Singh, a resident of Rajasthan, started his very own little school called “Than Singh Ki Pathshala” in 2015 to help students...

‘Administration Failed To Take Timely and Appropriate Action’: Fact-Finding Report on Nuh Communal Violence

TCN News An 11-member fact-finding team from the Association for the Protection of Civil Rights (APCR) visited communal violence-affected areas in Haryana to present the...

Ecokash: Creating Sustainable Clothing Line in Kashmir

Sabha Khan | TwoCircles.net In the Padshahi Bagh neighbourhood of Srinagar, a young entrepreneur named Insha Mir, 30, has launched Kashmir's first sustainable apparel line...

‘Are We Lesser Humans’: Inside a Relief Camp in Assam Housing Over 300 Muslim...

– Arshad Ahmed | Twocircles.net The approach to 12-year-old Jamal Islam's make-shift home in Changmajhi, a revenue village in central Assam's Nagaon district, becomes impassable...

AI’s Transformative Impact on Indian Education: Unveiling the Pros and Cons of Modern Tools

By Farooq Siddiqui Artificial Intelligence (AI) has emerged as a game-changer in various spheres of life, and its influence on education is revolutionizing the Indian...

SEED, Quran Foundation, Award Scholarship Worth 73.9 Lakh to MANUU Students

Maulana Azad National Urdu University students receive a scholarship worth 73.9 lakh from SEED  Musheera Ashraf, TwoCircles.net Support for Educational & Economic Development (SEED), a non-profit...

Daughter Of A Tyre Puncture Repairer Cracks NEET, Scores 633

By Imran Inamdar, TwoCircles.net Jalna, Maharashtra: Misbah Anwar Khan, a resident of Jalna city in the Marathwada region of Maharashtra, has become an inspiring example...

Solar Bike Creation by Asad Abdullah: A Testament to Innovation

Asad is a 23-year-old resident of Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh, who has been innovative since childhood. Recently, he built a seven-seater solar bike. Impressed by...

30 Years On, Mumbai’s Ideal Educational Movement Is Still Helping Muslim Students Pursue Their...

Khan Kafeel Ahmed and Nikhat Fatima | TwoCircles.net Zeeshan Shaikh, 28, recalls searching for a coaching center that would coach him for a lower fee...

Meet Wani, the 82-Year-Old Man Who Runs Kashmir’s Last Traditional Oil Mill

Faizan Mir, TwoCircles.net Inside a dimly lit old two-story mud and timber house patched with tin sheets, 82-year-old Ghulam Mohammad Wani guides an old angled...

A Dalit Groom Rides a Horse Under Police Protection in MP, Challenges India’s Caste...

Akansha Deshmukh, TwoCircles.net A wedding procession moves along a kaccha road of Bharatpura, a remote village in Madhya Pradesh's Chhatarpur district. On both sides, humble...

Maulana In Aurangabad Gifts Kiddy Banks To Get Children To Read Books

Nikhat Fatima, TwoCircles.net Maulana Abdul Qayyum Nadvi, 47, opens 'the Mirza World Book House' on Jinsi Road in Aurangabad, Maharashtra at 10 am every day,...

हाफ़िज़ कुरान अब्दुल रहीम ने नीट परीक्षा में शानदार सफलता प्राप्त की

देश की सबसे कठिन परीक्षाओं में से एक नीट का रिजल्ट पिछले हफ्ते घोषित कर दिया गया है। हाफ़िज़ अब्दुल रहीम ने नीट परीक्षा में 700...

Junagadh: Week after violence, Muslims still live in fear

Huneza Khan, TwoCircles.net Several hundred Muslims gathered outside a 100-year-old dargah in Gujarat's Junagadh city on the night of June 16 to protest a demolition...

Mazdoor Kitchen: A melange of love, salt and labour

By Aatika S | TwoCircles Nida Ansari, is a Delhi based development practitioner and consultant with over 12 years of experience in working with national...

Homes Demolished, Lives Torn Out in Delhi’s Priyanka Gandhi Camp Ahead of G20 in...

Shruti Sharma, Twocircles.net "I've lived here since 2005. Where will we go with our family now?" Anjali, 35, a construction worker, said while the authorities...

‘Don’t Think We Can Go Back’: Muslims Fleeing Purola

Mahwish Asim, TwoCircles.net “Humko nahi lagta ab hum kabhi waha wapas ja payenge (We don’t think we can go back there again),” says Mohammed Zahid,...

Meet Kaneez Fatima, Karnataka’s Only Muslim Woman MLA

By Imran Inamdar, TwoCircles.net  Kaneez Fatima, the hijab-clad politician who won in the recent assembly elections in Karnataka is currently very popular with her videos...

Manipur Violence: Tribal Groups Stage Protest at Delhi’s Jantar Mantar, Demand Centre’s Intervention

Mohsina Malik | Twocircles.net Hundreds of Manipuri tribals gathered at Delhi's Jantar Mantar on May 31, demanding an end to the violence in Manipur, which...

“Plight of Ad Hoc Teachers at Delhi University: Years of Service Disregarded, Livelihoods Shattered”

Mohsina Malik | Twocircles.net Thousands of ad hoc teachers at Delhi University, who have dedicated years of service to various colleges under the university's umbrella,...

Owning a House Under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Is Still a Distant Dream for...

Abdul Basit | Twocircles.net Launched in 2015, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY), promised to provide affordable housing to the poor. However, owning a house under the...

International wrestling body UWW release statement in support of Indian wrestlers

TCN News The United World Wrestling (UWW) released a statement on Tuesday, May 30, condemning the treatment meted to the protesting wrestlers at Jantar Mantar...

Meet Mubeena Ramzan, the trailblazer in imparting women’s education and property rights

By Sadaf Shabir, TwoCircles.net “In today’s world, if something goes wrong in our household, women are held responsible,” said Mubeena Ramzan, an iconic figure for...

‘We have buried the 4,500 precious books in a pit’

TCN revisits Madarsa Azizia and its library after it was attacked during Ramadan Sufi Parween, Twocircles.net A goldmine of Islamic literature, spread over 4,500 books, including...

Meet Imtiaz Jalil, MP from Aurangabad, recipient of the News makers achievers award 2023

By Imran Inamdar, TwoCircles.net  Imtiaz Jalil,MP, Aurangabad was honoured with the ‘15th News makers Achievers Awards 2023’ in the ‘Best Working Politician’ category on May 1st 2023 at Yashwant Rao...

The Return Of Wild Boars in Kashmir Pose A New Threat To Agriculture And...

In the world's most militarised zone, the Kashmir valley, experts warn of a new threat to the region's already fragile biodiversity: a rising population...

‘It is our curse & tears’: Hijabi students on BJP’s loss in Karnataka election...

Snobar Khan and Syed Mueen, TwoCircles.net Basavaraj Bommai, former Chief Minister of Karnataka, conceded defeat on May 13, 2023, as the Congress took the lead...

J&K: CPW workers on the verge of committing suicide over delayed and meagre wages

Arjumand Shaheen, TwoCircles.net Srinagar J&K: While the world celebrated the International labourers' day on 1st May, the Contingent paid workers/Sweepers (CPWs) in the department of...

Equity Question of Muslim is a Myth India Finds a Report

Syed Ali Mujtaba An audit report on the marginalization of Muslims in minority concentration districts in Bihar, West Bengal, Assam, and UP tears apart the...

Sahidul Alom Award-2023 for Habibur Rahman Choudhury

TCN News Shahidul Alam Choudhury, who had a very humble background, came to limelight in 1985 when he was sworn in as a cabinet minister...

Operation Samadhan-Prahar and the Changing Nature of Indian State

Syed Ali Mujtaba Operation Samadhan-Prahar is the new initiative of the Indian government to combat Maoist insurgency in the tribal pockets of the country. Under...

डेटा स्टोरी | केंद्र सरकार द्वारा आदिवासी समुदाय के लिए चलाई जा रही 250...

आदिवासी समुदाय के लिए चल रही 250 में से 54 स्कीम पर एक भी रुपए खर्च नहीं हुआ  - इन 54 योजनाओं का कुल...

Why does a group of women walk at midnight in Delhi?

Aatika S. |TwoCircles.net It's been seven years that the group- Women Walk at Midnight has been walking in various cities. For Mallika Taneja, the person...

Media-shy Rumman Ashraf, the SSC topper from Sheikhpura aims to join the Indian Army

Sami Ahmed & Nikhat Fatima, TwoCircles.net “It was Friday and we were preparing for Iftar. We got a call from the school that Rumman has...

लाखों मुस्लमानों ने अदा की रमजान उल मुबारक के चौथे जुम्मे की नमाज

TCN News रमजान शरीफ का महीना अल्लाह ताआला से इश्क और मोहब्बत का महीना : मौलाना उसमान लुधियाना, 14 अप्रैल ( 2023) : कल पवित्र रमजान...

एनसीईआरटी की 11वीं की किताब से मौलाना आजाद का नाम हटाया गया

संविधान सभा की समिति के मेंबर्स में से मौलाना आज़ाद के नामों को हटाया गया एनसीईआरटी की पहले किताब में जवाहरलाल नेहरू, राजेन्द्र...

Meet Manjeet Sarkar: The Anti-caste Comedian

Aatika S. | TwoCircles.net Humour is often associated with comic enjoyment. The question of whether that enjoyment comes from subjugation or incongruity is rarely spoken...

Mosque and Madarsa Partially Demolished in ‘Anti-Encroachment’ Drive in Delhi

By Arbab Ali Ahmed*, an 11-year-old boy, scrambles through the rubble of his madarsa, managing to pull out the mangled blades of a ceiling fan...

डेटा स्टोरी: देश में दलितों के खिलाफ हिंसा के मामले लगातार बढ़ रहे हैं

देश में 8 साल में दलितों के खिलाफ हिंसा के 3.65 लाख से ज्यादा मामले, यानी हर रोज 125 केस     सबसे ज़्यादा दलित...

Hindus are in real danger of losing their faith to lunatics and fanatics

By Mushtaque Rahamat hai raam ke vajud pe hindostan ko naaz ahl-e-nazar samajhte hain is ko imam-e-hind (Allama Iqbal)  This year again like previous years the...

PWD Conducts Encroachment Removal Drive At Dargah In South Delhi

Arbab Ali| TwoCircles.net  Amir Hussain Siddique had barely slept after eating the pre-dawn meal when he was woken up by a frantic call from Yusuf...

‘We’ll Keep Opposing:’ – National Protest of Dalit Christians & Dalit Muslims organised by...

Riya Talitha | TwoCircles.net NEW DELHI –On March 28, around 1,500 demonstrators gathered at Jantar Mantar to demand the inclusion of Dalit Christians in the...

आरटीआई में खुलासा: तेलंगाना में अल्पसंख्यकों को सशक्त बनाने वाली बैंक सब्सिडी...

मोहम्मद ज़मीर हसन|twocircles.net तेलंगाना सरकार की ओर से अल्पसंख्यक समुदाय के लिए चलाई जा रही बैंक लिंक्ड सब्सिडी योजना के बजट आवंटन खर्च में लगातार...

TCN Statement on the Arrest of Journalist Irfan Mehraj

TCN has learned that one of our editorial contributors Mr. Irfan Mehraj has been arrested by India's National Intelligence Agency on March 20th, 2023...

ग्राऊंड रिपोर्ट : अच्छी फसल के बावूजद आलू किसानों में मायूसी, बोले किसान ,...

स्टाफ रिपोर्टर। Two circles.net  मुजफ्फरनगर के चुड़ियाला गांव के लोकेंद्र चौधरी ने इस बार 60 बीघा ज़मीन में आलू की खेती की है। इस बार...

In Delhi, 7 ‘gau rakshaks’, including cops, thrash meat vendors, urinate on them

On March 7, seven men, including three police personnel, thrashed two meat vendors in Delhi's Shahdara area. Sana Ejaz | TwoCircles.net NEW DELHI — Seven men,...

JKSSB exams postponed, aspirants approach SC over hiring of blacklisted agency to conduct tests

The postponement has come amid growing protests by aspirants over the administration’s decision to hire tainted Aptech Limited to conduct the exams.  Ubair ul...

Jamia violence case: Delhi HC adjourns plea against trial court order discharging 11 accused

Incidents of violence at Jamia Millia Islamia in December 2019 erupted after a clash between the police and people protesting against the Citizenship...

Karnataka: Sri Rama Sena leader held guilty by court in hate speech case

On January 2, 2015, Siddalinga Swami delivered a speech against Muslims at a public function organised by the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) at...

Why did SC dismiss curative petition for additional compensation for Bhopal gas tragedy victims?

Activists have criticized the apex court judgment saying the court did not care about the closure for the victims.  Huneza Khan | TwoCircles.net BHOPAL (MADHYA...

Bihar: Muslim community anxious after spurt in communal incidents 

https://twocircles.net/2023mar10/448581.html Observers noted that there is a deliberate attempt to tarnish the image of the Bihar government and instil a sense of insecurity and fear...

Shock, anger in Kashmir after brutal murder of young woman

In a case of unprecedented brutality in Kashmir, a 45-year-old man killed a 30-year-old woman in Budgam by chopping off her head, slicing...

ग्राउंड रिपोर्ट : बिहार में स्नातक की डिग्री में लगते हैं छह और परास्नातक...

आसिफ इकबाल | Twocircles.net बिहार के आरा की रहने वाली अपर्णा कुमारी की इच्छा दिल्ली के जेएनयू से पीएचडी कर प्रोफेसर बनने की है। लेकिन...

Maharashtra: Hindutva rally calls for economic boycott of Muslims

Several leaders addressed the rally and made speeches against alleged ‘love jihad’ and ‘land jihad’ in the state.  TCN Special Correspondent | TwoCircles.net MUMBAI (MAHARASHTRA)...

MP: How a Khandwa court sentenced 37 Muslims to 7 years in prison

Despite contradictions in the testimonies of the witnesses, Madhya Pradesh’s Khandwa district sessions court sentenced 37 Muslims to seven years in prison for...

‘Justice half-done,’ say families of three youth killed in Kashmir fake encounter

An Army court on Monday sentenced an Army captain to life imprisonment for his involvement in a staged gunfight in Shopian in 2020.  Auqib...

Bihar: Muslim man ‘lynched on suspicion of carrying beef’, three arrested

A mob allegedly intercepted Naseem Qureshi & his nephew Firoz at Jogia village and beat them up over allegations of carrying beef. Naseem...

Wearing slogans on sleeves: Rupali Jadhav designs her activism on T-shirts

33-year-old Rupali Jadhav started designing and selling T-shirts in early 2020, a year after the arrest of six activists of Kabir Kala Manch (KKM). Riya...

महिला दिवस पर विशेष : सलीम भाई बनकर चाय की दुकान चलाती है ‘बानो’ 

  सिमरा अंसारी। TwoCircles.net राजधानी दिल्ली में देश की एक नामी यूनिवर्सिटी के पास ही एक चाय की दुकान है। इस दुकान के बाहर चाय का...

A woman, a Muslim, and an artist: How a 23-year-old in Delhi’s Jamia Nagar...

23-year-old Anjum, who lives in Jamia Nagar, a middle-income Muslim-majority enclave near the Yamuna River in Delhi, has been actively involved in art-based...

A fashion designer turns her village home into garment manufacturing unit

Tabassum Jabeen's entrepreneurial journey began amidst the Covid lockdown. Sufi Parween | TwoCircles.net  PATNA (BIHAR) — A whirring sound from a nondescript building in the middle...

Empowering Wardha’s Dalits through e-commerce

Sanghamitra Store is an online e-commerce platform run by five Dalit youth that showcases affordable handicrafts and art made by the community. Riya Talitha...

Giving shoes a new life in Patna

Shazia Qaiser runs the state’s first shoe laundry service. Sufi Parween | TwoCircles.net PATNA (BIHAR) — A black and green board reading “Revival: Service Centre for...

Dalit student suicide: Committee rules out caste angle, blames deteriorating performance

The report notes that apart from the statement of Darshan Solanki’s sister, there is no particular evidence of direct caste-based discrimination experienced by...

ग्राउंड रिपोर्ट। यूपी के इस गांव में कॉलेज के लिए ग्रामीणों ने  मुफ्त में...

    उत्तर प्रदेश के सहारनपुर में 1990 में एक दर्जन गांवों ने अपने क्षेत्र में इंटर कॉलेज के लिए मुहिम चलाई, ताकि इस इलाके के...

प्रेरणा : ग़रीब बच्चों को ‘नेशनल सेलर’  बनाने वाले जिद्दी कोच सुहेम शेख की...

मोहम्मद जमीर हसन। Two circles.net  हैदराबाद की रहने वाली प्रीति कोंगारा ने 2023 के एशियाई खेलों के लिए क्वालिफाई किया है। वे यह उपलब्धि हासिल...

Ayodhya mosque finally gets go ahead, construction to begin soon

Apart from a mosque, a library, a community kitchen and a hospital are also proposed in the mega project.  TCN Special Correspondent NEW DELHI - The...

Cow acts as surrogate mother of human beings, observes Allahabad HC

The Allahabad High Court called for the Central government to declare the cow as "protected national animal," and ban its slaughter.   TCN Special Correspondent  NEW...

‘My children ask me when their father will be home:’ jailed activist Khalid Saifi’s...

On February 26, social activist Khalid Saifi completed three years in jail in the Delhi riots conspiracy case. A court in Delhi had...

ग्राऊंड रिपोर्ट : “पुलिस ने मेरे बेगुनाह शौहर की हत्या की” हिरासत में...

    तेलंगाना में मेदक पुलिस ने खदीर को चोरी के इल्जाम में गिरफ्तार किया था, गिरफ्तारी के बाद बेतहाशा पिटाई से खदीर की तबीयत बिगड़...

DU professor on why legislation is needed to prevent caste discrimination in higher educational...

Professor N. Sukumar's new book studies the exclusion and discrimination against Scheduled Caste (SC) students in the Indian higher education system and the...

हाथरस कांड में अदालत का फैसला, संदीप दोषी, तीन बरी

स्टाफ रिपोर्टर। Two circles.net उत्तर प्रदेश की राजनीति में भूचाल मचा देने वाले बहुचर्चित बुलगढी गांव वाले हाथरस कांड में आज फैसला आ गया है।...

‘Nothing will be same ever again,’ say residents of Delhi’s Shiv Vihar three years...

In northeast Delhi's Shiv Vihar area, most of the Muslim residents are yet to recover from the traumatic episodes of violence and the...

‘Govt doesn’t care about religious minorities in Kashmir:’ Kashmiri Pandit leader after fresh killing 

In the latest attack, a Kashmiri Pandit man was shot dead by suspected militants in the Pulwama district on Sunday.  Afnan Habib | TwoCircles.net  SRINAGAR...

Muslim leaders’ pictures missing in Congress advertisment, party apologises

The full-page advertisement which was published in dailies on the third day of the plenary session on Saturday, featured Congress leaders of the...

एक सप्ताह बाद भी जुनैद नासिर के हत्यारों तक नही पहुंचे कानून के हाथ

  आकिल हुसैन। Twocircles.net राजस्थान के जुनैद और नासिर की हत्या के एक हफ्ते बाद भी पुलिस खाली हाथ हैं। शुक्रवार को जुमे की नमाज़ के...

हैदराबाद छात्र संघ चुनाव में अंबेडकरवादियों का जलवा

    हैदराबाद छात्र संघ चुनाव में अंबेडकर वादियों और सामाजिक न्याय के पैरोकारो ने झंडा गाड़ दिया है। एएसए,डीडीयू, एसएफआई और अंबेडकर स्टूडेंट्स एसोसिएशन गठबंधन...

‘Country in state of lawlessness,’ student bodies on killing of Nasir & Junaid

At a protest on Friday at New Delhi's Jantar Mantar, student bodies urged the government to arrest the accused in the killing of...

This school in Ghaziabad helps rebuild lives of Delhi’s riot-affected children

Started by social activist Aasif Mujtaba, the Sunrise Public School in Loni, Ghaziabad offers free education to children from riot-affected families.  Arbab Ali |...

Bihar: One arrested in Muslim man’s death in Samastipur; police deny communal angle

A Muslim labourer Mohammad Fayaz from Samastipur in Bihar was allegedly beaten up by few Hindu men at their house leading to his...

Bhiwani killings: ‘Will not retreat until all accused arrested,’ say Rajasthan locals after admin...

In the notice dated February 23, protestors were ordered to be present at the court of the sub-divisional magistrate, Pahari on February 27...

‘Won’t injunct media’, SC refuses plea to gag media from reporting Adani-Hindenburg issue

The Hindenburg report released last month sparked a heated debate about the business practices of one of India’s largest companies and raises serious...

2020 Delhi riots: ‘My soul trembles when I recall that day,’ shopkeepers at Gokulpuri...

Shopkeepers at Gokulpuri tyre market, where 97 shops were set ablaze during the 2020 Delhi riots, are still struggling to rebuild their lives...

Property tax in J&K from April; political leaders oppose move

The Jammu and Kashmir administration ordered on Tuesday the imposition of property tax in municipal areas of the Union Territory from April 1.  Afnan...

Rajasthan govt not interested in contesting Rakbar Khan lynching case, claims prosecutor

Advocate Nasir Ali Naqvi, who is the public prosecutor in the case, said he would not be able to appear in the case...

‘Govt discontinued Maulana Azad fellowship because it doesn’t want Muslims to pursue higher education,’...

For many post-doctoral Muslim students, discontinuing of Maulana Azad Fellowship (MANF) by the Central government means acquiring higher education for the economically marginalized...

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Supreme Court dismisses plea challenging delimitation in Jammu and Kashmir

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Delhi court discharging Jamia students brings relief, spurs hope 

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Muslim Personal Law Board to approach Supreme Court on Assam child marriage issue

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24 students detained in DU for attempting to screen BBC documentary

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