‘Muslims Aren’t Good’: Religious Bullying Becoming a New Normal in Posh Schools

Sumaiya Ali, TwoCircles.net New Delhi: “They tease me by saying Allah, Allah,” a fifth-grade student who studies in a popular girl’s school in Meerut, complained...

Train beggar to an acclaimed transgender photojournalist: Touching story of Zoya Thombs Loboo —...

Tauseef Ahmad, TwoCircles.net Mumbai: “Every cloud has a silver lining”, as the saying goes, a 20-minute delay in train arrival changed the life of Zoya Thombs...

Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Why migrant workers in Bihar returning to different states without...

M I Khan, TwoCircles.net Patna: Rajesh Kumar was keen to cast his vote in ongoing Lok Sabha elections but had to leave his native village...

‘Consider us human’: Stigmatised, vulnerable sex workers at Kolkata’s Khidderpore, Bowbazar urge world

Atika Sayeed, TwoCircles.net  “Vaishya aur ba-ismat aurat ka muqaabla hargiz-hargiz nahi karna chahiye. In dono ka muqabla ho hi nahi sakta. Vaishya khud kamaati hai...

How a ‘footpath pathshala’ in Rajasthan is transforming the lives of children of Dalit...

Deep Mukherjee, TwoCircles.net Jaipur:  Sitting amidst a loose cluster of children, 10-year-old Rajesh (name changed) flashes a grin as he looks at the blackboard and...

Suffering in the Swelter: Delhi’s Homeless Battle Extreme Summer Heat

Md Kaifee Alam, TwoCircles.net New Delhi: Sabina, 19, who prefers to go by her first name, has lived on the footpath near Sabz Burj in Nizamuddin...

Lok Sabha elections 2024: What people say about Modi’s ‘hate’ speeches and Nitish Kumar’s...

Sami Ahmad, TwoCircles.net Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar often claims that he never compromised on three ‘Cs’ — crime, corruption and communalism. But in recent...

Despite it being a hot-button, why the BJP avoids talking about caste census

Shriya Koul, TwoCircles.net  New Delhi: Like every election, caste is the hot button of the 2024 Lok Sabha election as well. Political parties have already...

Lok Sabha Elections 2024: ‘Dull’ campaign to voter’s disinterest — what people in MP...

Huneza Khan, TwoCircles.net Bhopal: The third phase of ongoing general elections 2024 concluded with polls conducted across 93 seats in 11 states and union territories. People...

From Kairwan’s meadows to poetic pages, how Kashmiri woman attempting to revive native language

Tauseef Ahmad and Nuzhat Masoodi, TwoCircles.net Kupwara: Each sunrise in Lolab, also called Wadi-e-Lolab (the land of love and beauty), gives the valley a golden...

Algorithm, Biryani and Chalis Futa Road — the culinary facelift of Shaheen Bagh

Roopashi Semalty, TwoCircles.net Purani Dilli (Old Delhi) — a haven for the juiciest meats and most buttery kebabs? That sounds like old news. Lately, Shaheen...

From madrasa to university in US — an inspiring journey of Mohammad Furqan

Sami Ahmad, TwoCircles.net Patna: At a time when eyebrows are being raised on the kind of education being imparted in madrassas across the country, Mohammad Furqan...

Broken promises, political disillusionment: The struggle of slum dwellers in Faridabad

Shriya Sharma, TwoCircles.net New Delhi: Despite flagship missions such the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Urban (PMAY-U) or the Mukhyamantri Shehri Awas Yojana being in place...

Lok Sabha Elections 2024: With 50% Muslim population, know who is better placed in...

TCN Special Correspondent New Delhi: Sambhal is one among the Lok Sabha constituencies in Uttar Pradesh where polling will be held on May 7 — third...

Telangana Police files closure report in Rohith Vemula suicide case, claims research scholar wasn’t...

TCN News New Delhi: Doubting Rohit Vemula to be a Dalit and speculating that he ended his life out of fear that his true caste identity...

‘Muslims are just voters’: Community asks ‘secular’ parties what happened to their ‘hissedari’ promise

M. I. Khan, TwoCircles.net Patna: The popular slogans of “jiski jitni sankhya bhari, uski utni bhagidari” (the greater the number, the greater will be his participation)...

Lok Sabha Elections 2024: What Led BJP to Abandon ‘Development’

Anwar ST. TwoCircles.net Eighty-eight constituencies across 13 states went to polls on April 26 in the second phase of ongoing Lok Sabha elections. With the...

Giving a Damn to EC Notice, BJP’s ‘Star’ Campaigners Continue to Echo PM Modi’s...

TCN Special Correspondent New Delhi: The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi says that it is confident of winning third consecutive...

‘Chinar Man’: Transforming Mountains and Minds in Kashmir’s Frontier

Bhat Yasir, Umar Farooq, TwoCircles.net Srinagar: Nestled within the rugged terrain of Jammu and Kashmir’s frontier district of Kupwara lies a remote village where a...

Amroha: In the Razor Sharp Triangular Contest, Did the Politics of Hate and Polarisation...

Special Correspondent Amroha/New Delhi: The western Uttar Pradesh city of Amroha cast ballots under the cloud of communally offensive remarks made by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath...

Why First Time Voters Are Choosing To Abstain From Voting This Election Season

By Shriya Sharma and Devanshi Batra, TwoCircles.net New Delhi: As India votes to reconstitute 18th Lok Sabha (Parliament’s lower house), a growing trend has emerged among...

How a Mosque in Maharashtra’s Kolhapur is Serving as a Centre for Learning for...

By Sobiya Inamdar, TwoCircles.net Ichalkarnji (Maharashtra): Naazim Latkar aspires to become a doctor and is preparing for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET). He lives in...

Modi’s Islamophobic Speech: Is BJP Anxious About 2024 Despite Tall Claims?

TCN News New Delhi: It is reasonable to assume that the outcry following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s overtly anti-Muslim speech in Rajasthan, where he warned people...

‘We Don’t Employ Jai Bhim Walas’: Mumbai-based Event Management Firm Owner Tells Dalit Employee,...

TCN News New Delhi: In a shocking incident of alleged caste discrimination and that too in a metropolitan city like Mumbai, a 23-year-old Dalit boy was...

Congress Would Distribute Nation’s Wealth to ‘Infiltrators’, ‘People with ‘More Children’, Says PM Modi...

TCN News New Delhi: Ahead of the second phase of the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in one of his most controversial...

‘We Can’t Stay Silent’: New Delhi’s Ladakh Policies Fan Flames of Discontent

Zaid Bin Shabir, TwoCircles.net Ladakh: For decades, Buddhists and other non-Muslim communities in Ladakh had desired for the day when they would be constituted as a...

Iqra Hasan: A Century-Old Struggle and the Ascent of ‘Brave’ and Consistent Daughter

Special Correspondent/ TwoCircles.net New Delhi: “I don’t comment on numbers, but it’s for sure that I got blessings of people who want me to represent them...

Giving a Damn to EC’s Directions, BJP Appeals for Vote Invoking Religion Displaying Ram...

TCN News  New Delhi: A day before the first phase of polling (April 19) of the general elections 2024, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which is...

‘Targeted Attack’, ‘Religious Bias’: Closure of Maulana Azad Education Foundation Leads to Outcry

Mohsina Malik, TwoCircles.net New Delhi: In a recent decision by the Ministry of Minority Affairs (MoMA) of closing down the Maulana Azad Education Foundation (MAEF)...

Ramadan Special: Women Of All Faiths Attend ‘Iftar’ in Masjid in Aurangabad

By Imran Inamdar, TwoCircles.net  Aurangabad (Maharashtra): “I stepped into the mosque for the first time. We were welcomed by the host with great love and...

Ramadan Special: Bandipora’s tribal girl promotes cultural heritage during the holy month of fasting

Tauseef Ahmad, TwoCircles.net   Bandipora: Shabnum Bashir, a 21-year-old tribal girl from Bandipora in Kashmir valley, is reviving a forgotten tradition of breaking fasts in open...

Ramadan Special: Fasting and Mustafa Idrisi’s Journey as a Cloth Vendor

KK Ahmed, TwoCircles.net Mumbai: Despite having the privilege to work in air-conditioned offices in a professional environment and access to nutrient-rich diets, many Muslims conveniently...

Exclusive: What led to Mukhtar Ansari’s death in Banda prison? Here’s what his son...

Special Correspondent, TwoCircles.net Ghazipur (Uttar Pradesh): Former MLA Mukhtar Ansari, who represented eastern Uttar Pradesh’s Mau constituency in the state assembly for five consecutive terms...

Ramadan Special: A fruit seller’s story of hard work, dedication and unwavering spirit

K K Ahmed, TwoCircles.net Mumbai: Shaikh Rafiuddin is a familiar face on the bustling streets of Mumbai. For 14 years, the 43-year-old resident of Govandi has...

2010 Bareilly Riots: Maulana Tauqeer Raza Khan Declared Absconding by UP Court, May Lose...

Tarique Anwar/ TwoCircles.net The cleric-turned-politician has been described as the “mastermind” of the violence in a controversial order passed on March 5 by Additional District...

Sevens Football: Throbbing Soul of Kerala’s Sporting Fraternity

Grace Mubashir, TwoCircles.net The December weather in Northern Kerala is humid and soakingly sizzling. Askar Vandithodi, a 33-year-old IT official by profession and loyal fan...

Thousands of Almond Workers in Delhi Are Fighting To Get Better Wages

Adnan Ali, TwoCircles.net On a warm March morning, Rinku Devi, 36, sits outside the Government Senior Secondary School in the narrow lanes of Karawal Nagar,...

Heritage Times Celebrates the Glorious Past of Bihar on Bihar Diwas

TCN News By Syed Amjad Hussain Bihar Diwas or Bihar Foundation Day celebrated on 22nd of March every year was organised earlier owing to the upcoming...

Exploring the Rich Legacy and Future Challenges of Urdu Journalism: A Workshop by Karnataka...

TCN News In the heart of Bangalore, amidst the vibrant culture of Karnataka, Urdu journalists gathered for a two-day workshop hosted by the esteemed Karnataka...

Meet Ayesha Qureshi, a resin artist from Uttar Pradesh’s Meerut

Nikhat Fatima /TwoCircles.net Ayesha, 31, a native of Uttar Pradesh’s Meerut town was born with a passion for drawing and painting and displayed it from...

Police Brutality and Fear Grips Muslim Neighborhood in Haldwani

Nuzhat Khan, TwoCircles.net On the evening of February 10, Mehreen, 21, and her husband Arif, 24, who works at a local hardware store, were startled...

Interview with Zeyad Masroor Khan on his book ‘City On Fire: A Boyhood In...

Arshad Ahmed | Two Circles As a four-year-old boy, Zeyad Masroor Khan did not know the pitfalls of living in Aligarh, a city he called...

‘God Has Finally Answered Our Prayers’: Fresh Snowfall Revives Dying Business in Kashmir

Irshad Hussain / Mubashir Naik , TwoCircles.net After a months-long dry spell, the Kashmir valley finally received the much-anticipated first snowfall of the season in...

Class 11 Student From Hyderabad Publishes Her First Book Chronicling the Syrian Conflict

Tauseef Ahmad | Two Circles A class 11 student from India hopes to bring a new level of awareness to the Syrian Civil War with...

A Physics Project: Two 11th Graders Build Affordable Electric-Powered Car

Imran Inamdar | Two Circles Mohammad Sehab Beig and Muhammad Shaan Sheikh, two classmates from Shantadurga Higher Secondary School in Goa's Bicholim town, were assigned...

Muslim Women Study Circle: Reclaiming Agency of Muslim Women in India

A Kolkata-based collective Muslim Women Study Circle is working towards reclaiming the agency of Muslim women at a time when Islamophobia has been reared...

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...

Bakerwal Children Still Struggle for Education

Shaizan Nadaf and Kaisar Ali/ TwoCircles.netAashiq Hussain Chopan, 14, and seven other children in tattered clothes sit on a mat under open...

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...

A Muslim Woman Is Helping Patients of Sickle Cell Disease Get Treatment in MP’s...

By Shaba Manzoor and Nuzhat Khan  At the age of two and a half years, Swaleha Naaz Khan fell down the stairs while playing and...

Two Circle Network’s Seed Fellow Sufi Parween Wins Laadli Media Award

TCN News We are happy to announce that TCN’s SEED Fellow Sufi Parween has won the 13th Laadli Media Award for her exceptional contribution to...

Meet Saima Noor, a Wheelchair-Bound Woman Artist in a Kashmir Hospital

Ilhak Tantray and Mohsin Mushtaq | Two Circles Network There is a profound sense of melancholy in the dimly lit ward number six of Srinagar's...

‘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...

Meet the Tribal Girls From Jammu & Kashmir Who Cracked Neet

Tauseef Ahmad | Two Circles.net Several girls from the Bakarwal community, a nomadic ethnic minority in India's Jammu and Kashmir area, recently cleared the National...

Ashraful Madaris Urdu medium school of Hyderabad bags the K-12 WOW award

TCN News At the recently concluded Global K-12 Summit, organised by Business Reconnect in Hyderabad on 8th September 2023, Ashraful Madaris High School, an Urdu Medium...

‘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...

‘The Little Muslims Gift Factory’: An Indian Muslim Woman’s Islamic Gift Shop Is Going...

Nikhat Fatima | Two Circles In 2015 at the age of 27, Madiha Basheer started her business with her first product a beautiful box curated...

From Designing Clothes To Designing Cakes: The Journey of a Hijabi Cake Artist From...

Sobiya Inamdar/ TwoCircles.net Nadia Aslam, a resident of Panjim, Goa has always had a love for baking cakes. She used to bake delicious cakes for...

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...

Mumbai: Girl Students Asked To Remove Hijab At The College Gate Introducing New Dress...

By K K Ahmed / TwoCircles.net NG Acharya & DK Maratha College in Mumbai's Chembur area has been in the news from the last few...

‘We Are Hiding in Forests’: Fear in Uttar Pradesh’s Rohingya Camps After Anti-Terrorism Squad...

Mohsina Malik | Twocircles.net Sajida Begum, 26, had just finished fajr prayers when the anti-terrorism squad (ATS) barged into her shanty in the Rohingya refugee...

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...

Hafiz e Quran Abdul Rahim achieves outstanding success in NEET

Hafiz e Quran Abdul Rahim has scored 670 out of 700 marks in the NEET exam, securing an All India Rank of 2,702. Hafiz...

18 year old Syed Amjad keen on presenting prominent Urdu writer Akhtar Orenvi to...

Nikhat Fatima, TwoCircles.net Syed Akthar Ahmad, also known as Akthar Orenvi, was a Bihar-born Urdu writer who produced exceptional literary works, devoted his life to...

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...

India’s Lithium Discovery Triggers Worry for People of Jammu

Gafira Qadir | Twocircles.net “We thought it was our chance to become rich, so we celebrated the news but the happiness did not last for...

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,...

Burqa-Clad Auto Driver Defies Norms in Chennai

Syed Ali Mujtaba, Twocircles.net Chennai: Meet Bhiyari Fatima a burqa-clad Muslim woman auto-driver on the busy streets of Chennai. She has broken two myths, one...

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...

TCN – SEED APPRENTICESHIP 2023-24

The TCN-SEED Apprenticeship offers aspiring journalists an opportunity to build their communication skills and professional network under the guidance of experienced mentors. The vision...

Teaser of Film on Savarkar: Lies Galore

Dr. Ram Puniayni Currently as the right-wing wing ideology is gaining ground many a film have already come to promote divisiveness, to glorify the icons...

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...

“Young Trailblazer Maryam Mirza Ignites a Reading Revolution with 31 Mohalla Libraries in Aurangabad”

By Nikhat Fatima |Twocircles.net Books have been Maryam’s passion ever since she learnt to read. She turned her passion into a mission of starting a...

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...

Unveiling the Truth: Women of Kashmir Break Silence on social media to confront molestation

By Fahim Mattoo, TwoCircles.net  The safety and protection of women in Jammu and Kashmir hang in the balance following the dissolution of the State Commission...

Lucknow Zardozi Artisans Are Hanging By A Thread

Hasan Zia Rizvi | Twocircles.net Lucknow has carved out a niche for the world-famous art form of Zardozi. In recent years, the art form has...

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...

Unmasking the Shadows: Unveiling the Dark Side of the IPL – Betting, Suicides, and...

By - Mohd. Ziyauallah Khan If you move around late evening in and around your residential neighborhood, seeing young boys in groups with their smartphones...

The man who fought for Babri Masjid in court is no more

Senior advocate Zafaryab Jilani passes away Ubair Ul Hameed Zafaryab Jilani, the renowned advocate who played a pivotal role in the historic Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case,...

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...

इनोवेशन | एक माह में सोलर बाइक बनाने वाले असद की कहानी

फिल्म देखकर सात सीटर सोलर बाइक बनाई, आईआईटी कानपुर से बुलावा यह कहानी है 23 वर्ष के असद की, जो बचपन से ही काफी...

No Men Beyond This Point: The ‘Women’s Only’ Cafe In Jamia Nagar, Delhi

Café Sheeru seeks to offer a ‘safe and comfortable’ space for women customers By Simeen Anjum & Arbab Ali, TwoCircles.net Sarah (who goes by her first...

The Kerala Story: A Frustrated Attempt to Silence Vocal Muslim Women

Snobar | Twocircles.net Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his colleagues in the BJP are promoting the film “The Kerala Story,” but a large number of...

I Feel Unmistakable Sense of Belonging: Rishab Dahiya, the Photographer Behind  Powerful Photographs of...

Aatika S | Twocircles.net Aatika S. interviews Rishab Dahiya, a dalit photographer and a filmmaker who is famous for clicking powerful pictures of members of...

‘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...

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Meet Ariba Khan: A Young Municipal Councillor from Shaheen Bagh

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