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New Jersey marks ground zero for growing US resistance to Hindutva

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Azadi ki or Chalo: The future of India’s farmers’ protest

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Biden administration taking a dangerous path with Modi regime

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RSS’s international wing Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh challenged throughout US

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Minority rights at the altar of Judiciary-Executive friction in India

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To have genuine remembrance of the horrors of partition of the subcontinent, one should take a leaf from Germany where they have included the...

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India has slipped to the 112th spot from its 108th position in 2018 in the World Economic Forum's Global Gender Gap Index 2020, which...

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Twitter’s Sewa International donation: Image rehabilitation for RSS-linked charity?

Beyond a financial boost, Twitter’s donation legitimizes a non-profit tainted by past exposés.   Pieter Friedrich | TwoCircles.net   As COVID plagues India, Indresh Kumar and Shyam Parande...

Social media in India: need for balancing between state regulation and self-regulation

In the last few years, social media has emerged as one of the most important modes of instant relief mechanism during natural disasters and...

India will overcome coronavirus, will it overcome the communal virus?

It needs to be said that Indian Muslims do not need to prove their loyalty to India. Despite the humiliations, vilification and hate campaigns,...

Hate Speech: a contemplation in Indian legal regime

The term ‘hate speech’ has not been formally defined in any of the Indian legislations, however, it is a term created out of social...

Meet Alfiya Pathan, Nagpur’s teenage boxing legend

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The mask slips from Modi’s faltering image as he responds to a “viral apocalypse” of “unprecedented proportions” by silencing critics of his approach.  Pieter Friedrich,...

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The book Kashmir: Looking Back in Time-Politics, Culture, History by Khalid Bashir Ahmad is an attempt at connecting Kashmir’s past and present. The book...

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Affiliate of India’s Hindu nationalist movement has a history of platforming hate. Narsinghanand’s host of hateful remarks include a call to “finish off Islam” which...

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The US influence cannot be the only reason for this change. In its current political construct, India needs some solid reasons to go forward...

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Today in India, what we need is a nation that is full of wisdom, with transparent democracy, true freedom for all, equal justice, adequate...

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Why Muslims in India no longer need to answer for composite culture

The article is the author’s rebuttal to Ajai Gudavarthy's article titled Mobilisation and Composite culture published by The Hindu on 21 January.  By Md. Aariz Imam  Contrary to...

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By Syed Ali Mujtaba Hindu radicalization is brimming at its seams but many among the community refuse to acknowledge this growing phenomenon under the Modi...

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The people who are silent over the arrest of Munawar Faruqui should remember that ‘if you do not allow a joke in a democracy,...

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By A.B.Karl Marx Siddharthar Unmarriageability  noun 1.       (in India in the present) the practice of not marrying outside one’s caste 2.       refers to the caste-based endogamous practice 3.       a form of discrimination...

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By Ram Puniyani Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Ordinance 2020, passed by UP on 27 November 2020, has set the ball rolling....

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Syed Ali Mujtaba India has moved into 2021 with several crisis facing it. Millions of Indians are looking at the government for solving this crisis....

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AIMIM vs secular parties discourse: Time to accommodate, not split apart

By Mohammad Shekaib Alam The sea of confrontations Muslims of India are facing today are such that if Muslims do not change their status quo...

Babri Masjid: Derailment of civic politics in India

By Dr. Md Afroz & Md Tabrez Alam 6 December 1992 was the day when Babri Masjid was demolished and it was the day when...

In Memory of Babri

By Waseem R.S “Krishna, what is the case with your grave?” I asked suddenly and he replied, excited. “We won in the High Court, Bhavanechi” “What do...

The cost of being an assertive Muslim in India

By Nabeel Ahmad, TwoCircles.net With the rising hyper-nationalism and Islamophobia, Indian Muslims are constantly bombarded regarding their identity. Forget about full-grown beard and skull cap,...

On Netflix, Islamophobia, and garble of identity representation

By Ehaab Qadeer  Madhya Pradesh police filed an FIR against Netflix for what they deem to be is anti-Hindu content. Later BJP leader Gaurav Tiwari...

Bengal Elections 2021: The dilemma of Muslims in Bengal

By Nazma Parveen Recently the crucial and much-hyped Bihar elections came to an end and the BJP-JD(U) NDA alliance is set to form the Government...

कोरोना से भी बड़ी महामारी है धार्मिक कट्टरता और आक्रामक राष्ट्रवाद : हामिद अंसारी

स्टाफ़ रिपोर्टर । Twocircles.net पूर्व उपराष्ट्रपति हामिद अंसारी ने कहा  है कि " भारतीय समाज कोरोना वायरस संकट से पहले दो अन्य महामारियों - "धार्मिक कट्टरता"...

Tehzib-ul Ikhlaque: Ameliorating the Social Conditions of Indian Muslims

By Areeba Shabbir, TwoCircles.net An exhaustive audit of Sir Syed Ahmad’s scholarly services laid the foundation of responsible journalism in India. He was the first...

Jharkhand after 20 years: Rich state, poor people and a tale of betrayal

By Dr. Md Afroz & MD Tabrez Alam, TwoCircles.net Jharkhand is considered one among the richest states in contemporary India because of its rich mineral...

The ordeals of Madrasa education

By Sadiya Rohma Khan The tried and tested sagas, the typical appeasement of Muslim community just before any electoral is just so predictable. The power-packed...

The Secular Dilemma: Understanding the Bihar Elections 2020

By Shah Nawaz Afaque, TwoCircles.net The state of Bihar witnessed its high profile and extremely charged Legislative Assembly Elections amidst a pandemic situation and that’s...

Imaginary Categories, Real People

Bracketing people into categories they neither identify with nor have any agency in creating it is as wrong as it is futile. The case...

Fathima Latheef: Public memory versus memory of the margin

By Raniya Zulaikha, TwoCircles.net Memory is often a construct. There are many factors influencing the popular memory such as movies, newspapers, books and so on....

French Laïcité and the onslaught of the Muslim Public Psyche

By Nizamuddin Ahmad Siddiqui As I write this piece, the public discourse is filled with noise – both in support of and against the decry...

सोशल मीडिया पोस्ट पर कार्रवाई को लेकर सुप्रीम कोर्ट नाराज़, कहा ‘ ...

सुप्रीम कोर्ट ने एक मामले में कोलकाता पुलिस को कहा है कि आम नागरिकों को सरकार की आलोचना करने के लिए प्रताड़ित नहीं किया...

मुस्लिम विरोधी पूर्वाग्रह से ग्रस्त मीडिया और बेगुनाह मुसलमान

मोहम्मद हुसैन अहमद Twocircles .net के लिए  सोमवार को बॉम्बे हाईकोर्ट ने 20 विदेशी तब्लीगी सदस्यों को रिहा कर दिया। लेकिन मार्च में उनकी गिरफ्तारी...

Bihar Elections: Seven orgs urge political parties to ‘guarantee citizenship rights for Muslims’

By Sami Ahmad forTwo Circles.net Bihar: In view of the upcoming Bihar elections, seven Muslim religious and social organizations have issued a public manifesto for...

Win or Loss, RSS Scandal will haunt Sri Preston Kulkarni

By Pieter Friedrich “I didn’t know about all this, like all this RSS stuff, to be honest,” Sri Preston Kulkarni, brow furrowed and hands waving, stressed at...

ईशनिंदा, मुसलमानों की ज़िम्मेदारियां और विश्व समुदाय

वसीम अकरम त्यागी  पेरिस में मोहम्मद पैगम्बर ए इस्लाम वाले ‘अध्यापक’ की हत्या कर दी गई। इस अध्यापक ने क्लास के दौरान पैगंम्बर ए इस्लाम...

Rape Raj: Shrouded in Shadow

By Shahnaz Islam, TwoCircles.net A frenzied attack or bouts of insanity; “rape is rape”! Every 30 minutes one rape is committed in India. A woman...

Enriching life through Zakat in India

By Dr Syed Zafar Mahmood, TwoCircles.net ‘Zakat’ is one of the five basic pillars of human faith in the Creator. Etymologically it means purification. That...

बहुत गहरे सवाल पैदा करता है बाबरी मस्जिद के आरोपियों का बरी होने का...

वसीम अकरम त्यागी  बाबरी मस्जिद विध्वंस मामले में सीबीआई की विशेष अदालत के 'निर्णय' से न्यायप्रिय दुखी हैं। कोर्ट के फैसले का 'सम्मान' के साथ...

नए कृषि अध्यादेश से पल-पल मरेगा मज़दूर, किसान

अकरम क़ादरी, Twocircles.net  देश की संसद ने जिस प्रकार से कृषि अध्यादेश को पारित किया है तबसे किसानों में रोष व्याप्त है। कई सांसदों ने...

OFBJP now listed as foreign agent under US Law, ties with ruling BJP laid...

By Pieter Friedrich The Overseas Friends of the BJP (OFBJP), after 29 years in operation in the United States, formally registered as a “foreign agent”...

Since Modi came to power, Muslims have faced systematic, chaotic form of cruel oppression:...

Former Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) student leader has written a public letter weeks later after he was arrested by UP's anti-terrorist squad (ATS) and subsequently released....

भारत की जेलों में सबसे अधिक मुसलमान, एससी, एसटी समुदाय के लोग

वसीम अकरम त्यागी रासुका के तहत जेल में बंद डॉक्टर कफ़ील ख़ान इलाहबाद हाईकोर्ट के आदेश बाद रिहा कर दिया गया. कोर्ट ने अपने आदेश...

Running for US Congress, Sri Preston Kulkarni under fire for ties with India’s right-wing...

By Pieter Friedrich In the middle of his second attempt to secure a seat in US Congress, Sri Preston Kulkarni is under fire for his...

A year after abrogation of Article 370, Kashmir is tragedy in making

By Firdous Khan The first anniversary of the abrogation of Article 370 is around the corner in Jammu and Kashmir. It was on August 5...

Where is Muslim leadership of the new generation in India?

By Shamsher Alam Veteran leadership is considered a hallmark of political discourse. However, a political party cannot be run only by the old leaders. New leadership...

This hilly region in Kashmir is prospective front for gateway to Central Asia

By Rahmat Bhat, TwoCircles.net Like a jewel in the crown of a king, sits the beautiful valley of Karnah at Shamsbari range in north-west Kashmir....

Islamophobia in society eroding philosophy of Indian constitution

By Md Farrukh Ilyas, TwoCircles.net “If Muslims become more than 30% of the population, that country is in danger,” said a leader of the Rajya...

Post Article 370: Immediate Police Reforms needed in Jammu & Kashmir

By Dr Raja Muzaffar Bhat It has been more than 7 years since Omar Abdullah led  government in Jammu & Kashmir, before tabling J&K Police...

Is India moving towards a totalitarian society?

By Dr. Maskoor Ahmad Usmani, TwoCircles.net Establishments around the world are trembling, and people have lost faith in capitalism. Earlier people from lower strata thought...

Different economic strokes to COVID’s single stroke

By Asad Mirza While the countries across the globe are grappling with Covid-19’s current situation and its aftermath, they are also focussing on how to...

Is new Industrial Revolution in offing post COVID-19 pandemic?

By Md Arif Hussain With the nationwide lockdown in India easing from June 1, the COVID-19 pandemic seems to be far from over. Safety, precautions...

Coronavirus and the myth of freedom

By Muhammed Tauqeer  It’s been more than 70 years since the independence of India, an arduous journey of freedom from the British colonial rule; a...

Only Nehru’s inclusive vision will save India

By Sarfaraz Nasir For more than two months into the Coronavirus epidemic, India has consistently recorded the highest reported case and highest death rate among...

Longread: Believing women who pray, evidence from scripture and history

By Roshan Nageena Women and their status, role and position in society is a topic close to my heart. A picture widely circulated in WhatsApp...

Can humanism survive the onslaught of hate?

By Ram Puniyani Lately, when India is undergoing the massive crisis of the Coronavirus epidemic and the offshoots of its mishandling, we have also seen...

Politics of Sedition under the cloak of National Interest

Syed Ghiasuddin Zafar-ul-Islam Khan, Chairman of Delhi Minority Commission became the centre of a controversy for his tweet dated 28th April 2020. The tweet thanked...

‘Tyag’, ‘Tapasya’ and the long march of migrant labourers

By Sarfaraz Nasir and Absar Alam Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam (“the world is a single family”), a maxim of India’s socio-cultural unity in diversity, is deeply rooted...

Why does Indian Media detest Muslims so much?

Syed Ali Mujtaba Indian Muslims always get bad press and the blame is put on the community for not doing anything spectacular that may give...

Social Media as a Public Sphere: Where it is Heading?

By Shamsher Alam The German philosopher Jürgen Habermas has given a concept known as ‘Public Sphere’. He defined the public sphere as “a realm of...

Finding Legality of ‘Lockdown” under Indian legal framework

By Dr Farrukh Khan and Somya Mishra As the entire nation feels trapped amidst a lockdown, it is pertinent to understand the meaning of the...

Why our whole society is ‘Boys Locker Room’

By Mansi Singh A large number of people took to social media after the recent Boy's Locker room incident to express their rage and anger...

Non-involvement of religious representatives in Muslim think tank IMPAR a concern

By Syed Khizar Ahmed There is an excellent initiative in the news concerning the Muslims of India that over 200 prominent Muslims of India have...

Can we put a brake on rampant Islamophobia?

Dr Ram Puniyani  Islamophobia as a word came more into vogue after 9/11 2001 twin tower attack. In the aftermath the American media popularised the...

Challenges and remedies of dealing with social media hate-mongering

By Dr Farrukh Khan I have been thinking of writing this for a long time, but could not do it due to facing backlash from...

Childbirths amid lockdown: Institutional measures needed

Amid the ongoing lockdown in Inda, non-institutional deliveries have been frequently reported. Dr. Ahmed sheds light on the need to prevent these by strengthening...

The calls from the constitution and how can we hear them?

By Md Farrukh Ilyas  Amidst the global chaos due to COVID19, the world is witnessing a new settlement for its respective governance. The global village...

Never let a crisis go to waste

By Artuk, TwoCircles.net Be it Judaism, Christianity or Islam - “Call of repentance” has been proclaimed by all the Abrahamic faiths in view of COVID19. ...

COVID19 and the transformation of social spaces

By Shiveshwar Kundu The Coronavirus pandemic has unleashed a cycle of fear and anxiety among citizens around the globe. The virus has claimed lakhs of...

Kind gestures not brute force is the way for policemen on the frontline of...

By Dr Nadeem Jilani As a doctor myself, reports of attacks on doctors from various places are profoundly disturbing and we must condemn such incidents...

एक के बाद एक ग़लती करके मोदी खो रहे हैं देश की जनता के...

संजय तिवारी सोमवार शाम को जब यह ख़बर आई कि मोदी मंगलवार की सुबह 10:00 बजे देश के नाम संदेश देंगे तू लोगों को उम्मीद...

Lockdown Lessons: Laws needed, but civic sense sits at the heart of the fight...

Dr. Ahmed Raza Being the world’s second most populous country, India has geared up to fight Covid19 by initiating persistent efforts towards health care management,...

गोयबल्स की तरह फैलाई जा रही है मुसलमानों के ख़िलाफ़ नफ़रत, जोंबियों में बदल...

गिरीश मालवीय एक बात पर गौर कीजिए। रविवार को पंजाब के पटियाला में लॉकडाउन के दौरान गाड़ी में बैठे निहंग सिख ने एक पुलिसकर्मी के...

Is it Right for India to Lift Partial ban on Hydroxychloroquine Supply?

Shamsuzzaman Ansari   Hydroxychloroquine’s efficacy in treating COVID-19 patients is yet to be shown in large randomized clinical trials India can produce up to 70...

India could turn into next Italy if testing for COVID19 remains this slow

By Dr Nadeem Jilani The world is in the grip of a raging pandemic. Every country is taking steps to contain it. Indian Government has...
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