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Why do Muslims sacrifice animals on Eid?

Every year on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha, Muslims across the world sacrifice animals to mark the sacrifice made by Prophet Ibrahim (PBUH). The article...

A book by this Dalit author has left RSS fuming

The 72-page book on RSS by a Dalit writer Devanur Mahadeva from Karnataka criticizes the right-wing Hindu nationalist party and is hitting record sales...

बाइज्जत बरी : खतरनाक साजिश की गिरह खोलने वाली किताब

मनीषा भल्ला । अलीमुल्लाह ख़ान मक्का मस्जिद धमाके से लेकर मालेगांव धमाके तक, अक्षरधाम से लेकर मुंबई, दिल्ली, बेंगलुरु, हैदराबाद धमाके की घटना तक...

Masjid Khaja in Hyderabad was 6th mosque in state demolished since 2014, says Muslim...

Masjid Khaja Mahmood in Hyderabad was demolished amid heavy police presence. After protests by residents and Muslim leaders, the the mosque will be constructed...

Zanani Masjid in Aurangabad: An inspiration to Muslim women to reclaim their space in...

Zanani Masjid was built 350 years ago in the Mughal period. Many Muslim girls and women gather at Zanani Masjid to study the Quran...

‘Our only demand is to be allowed back in classrooms with hijab,’ says girl...

Hazra Shifa is a higher-secondary student at the government pre-University (PU) college of Udupi, Karnataka which is at the centre of Hijab row...

For Adivasi Muslims in Jharkhand, tribal surname holds key to availing land rights

Adivasi Muslims in Jharkhand live a life of struggle as the tiny community fights to retain their tribal status which is key to their...

Does India face tyranny of the majority?

Hindus and especially Muslims in India have to make efforts to acknowledge the luggage of the past few centuries which is a mix of...

अजमेर के हिन्दू दुकानदार मानते हैं उन पर है गरीब नवाज की रहमत का...

अजमेर में ख़्वाजा गरीब नवाज दरगाह स्थानीय नागरिकों को आर्थिक रूप से सक्षम बना रही है। इनमे दुकानदार ज्यादातर हिन्दू समुदाय से आते हैं।...

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...

‘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...

Christians hold mass protest at Jantar Mantar in Delhi against ‘attacks on churches’

The demonstrators protested against the recent spate of violence faced by Christians in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Karnataka and other places...

Remembering anti-caste leader T. M. Umar Farooq on 6th death anniversary

T. M. Umar Farooq was born a Hindu as T. M. Mani, in the Thanjavur district of Tamil Nadu. His ancestors were bonded labourers...

16 mosques vandalized, 3 set ablaze by violent Hindutva mobs in Tripura: APCR

Association for Protection of Civil Rights (APCR) organised a press conference in Delhi on October 27, where activists from Tripura and members of civil...

Meet Aman Wadud, a human rights lawyer assisting people to fight citizenship battle in...

While the Constitution of India ensures the fundamental rights and dignity of every individual, in Assam thousands of people are fighting the legal battle...

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...

तस्वीरों में देखिए अलीगढ़ का रमज़ान : रौनकें तो वो नही है,मगर अहसास वही...

मोहम्मद कुनैन रज़ा Twocircles.net के लिए रमज़ान पिछली बार की तरह इस बार भी कोरोना महामारी के दौरान आया है। पिछली बार पूरा रमज़ान...

Independent journalist Mohammad Ali wins Daniel Pearl Award for Outstanding Reporting on South Asia...

Independent journalist Mohammad Ali was announced as the winner of this year's Daniel Pearl Award for Outstanding Reporting on South Asia by the South...

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...

Fetish of Hindu supremacists to see Muslim houses crumbling, and Muslims going to jail:...

Transcript of the interview given by student activist Afreen Fatima to Maktoob Media on June 16. Fatima’s house was demolished by Prayagraj (Allahabad) authorities...

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)...

Ahead of UP polls, report on socio-political condition of Muslim community paints a picture...

The report by the Centre for Development Policy and Practice (CDPP) ‘Development of Muslims in Uttar Pradesh—released on January 9, paints a picture...

Do you know these women who won their right to Hijab?

These four Muslim women across the globe are resisting discrimination and reasserting their right to wear their Hijab.  Naila Khan | TwoCircles.net  NEW DELHI — The Karnataka...

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...

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...

Hundreds of demonstrators across U.S. protest Facebook’s role in anti-Muslim hate speech, violence by...

The protests were organized by India Genocide Watch and featured speakers demanding that Facebook’s founder-CEO Mark Zuckerberg end his company’s complicity in extreme Hindu right-wing...

Chhattisgarh: What made tribal Christians flee from their villages amid anti-Christian violence?

The tribal Christians from various villages in Chhattisgarh allege large-scale violence against them because of their allegiance to the Christian faith forcing them to...

Ensure protection of all five mosques under Central Vista Project: JUH to Govt

In a letter to Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister, Housing & Urban Affairs, Govt of India, Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind National President Maulana Mahmood Madani sought overall...

ग्राउंड रिपोर्ट करोली : पहले धर्म पहचाना और फिर लगा दी दुकानों में आग

अहमद कासिम Twocircles.net के लिए 2 अप्रैल 2022 की शाम राजस्थान के शहर करोली में हिन्दू नववर्ष की शोभायात्रा निकाले जाने के दौरान साम्प्रदायिक...

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...

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...

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...

Why an Islamic seminary in Kanpur was bulldozed a day after Eid?

Authorities said the seminary had illegally occupied part of government land while seminary authorities contested the police claims. Muhammad Raafi | TwoCircles.net  NEW DELHI — After the...

Why are Jharkhand’s tribals demanding a separate religious code?

The fight for the Sarna Adivasi religious code is quite old. On November 11, 2020, Jharkhand Assembly passed a resolution asking for a separate...

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...

“I was asked to perform sodomy,” 2 Muslim youth from Jharkhand allege ‘police torture’...

Two Muslim youth from Jamshedpur in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand have accused police of ‘brutal torture’ and forcing them to have sex...

रमज़ान स्पेशल : जामिया के छात्रों को इस बार बहुत भाया रमज़ान,क़ायम की सौहार्द...

देश की सबसे प्रतिष्ठित यूनिवर्सिटी जामिया मिल्लिया इस्लामिया में इस रमज़ान कई अदुभुत नज़ारे देखने को मिले। जामिया के तमाम छात्रों ने इस बार...

‘Judiciary should work on judicial matters only’: lawyers question Buxar Court notice asking...

Earlier this month, the court staff at Buxar undertook a cleaning drive which lasted for around four hours. Neel Madhav | TwoCircles.net  BIHAR — Two notices...

Bogey of ‘economic jihad’: a conspiracy to target livelihood of Indian Muslims

The purpose of these bogus conspiracy theories is to target the livelihood of Muslims and weaken them economically.  Md Asif Khan | TwoCircles.net The term ‘economic...

Booked for ‘resisting ABVP’, Muslim student from Karnataka vows to fight for right to...

After a video of her confronting male students went viral, 18-year-old Hiba Sheik has emerged as a face of the fight against the Hijab...

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...

Why is conversion to Buddhism so controversial?

In India, the right to profess, practice and propagate one’s own religion remains marred by socio-political lacunas as well as judicial travesty. Aatika S...

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...

त्रिपुरा में अल्पसंख्यकों के ख़िलाफ़ जमकर हिंसा, मस्जिदों को बनाया गया निशाना

विशेष संवाददाता।Twocircles.net बंगलादेश में बीते दिनों दुर्गा पूजा के पंडालों में हुई तोड़फोड़ के विरोध में हिंदूवादी संगठनों द्वारा त्रिपुरा में निकाली गई रैली...

‘Religious freedom, related human rights in India under constant threat,’ says US body

The USCIRF report examines how various policies adopted and implemented by the Indian government have cultivated an environment that is increasingly hostile toward...

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...

75 years of citizenship by choice: Where do Indian Muslims stand?

After BJP's win in the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that his government would work for the development of Muslims...

कानपुर : सपना ने कहा हिन्दू संगठनों ने दबाव देकर दर्ज कराया था नौशाद...

विशेष सवांददाता। Twocircles.net उत्तर प्रदेश के कानपुर में बीजेपी नेताओं द्वारा एक मुस्लिम युवक को धर्मांतरण के मामले में जबरन फंसाने का मामला सामने...

Adivasi villages in Jharkhand, Odisha face severe neglect, reveals new report

The report titled “Status of Adivasi Livelihoods 2021” highlights the difficulties and scarcities faced by the tribal communities. Muhammed Nihad PV | TwoCircles.net NEW DELHI —...

Is India’s Hindu majority radicalized against Muslims?

If murder and terror accused are being treated as heroes in a society, then that society can be anything but civilized. Right-wing leaders in...

We still don’t know why police stopped Friday prayers at multiple mosques in Delhi

Last Friday on the eve of Holi, several mosques in Delhi did not hold congregational prayers allegedly under the direction of police.   Muhammad Raafi |...

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...

4 reasons why there is no justification for bulldozer politics

Experts believe that demolishing houses of protestors is against the rule of law and deprives people of fundamental rights. Basil Islam | TwoCircles.net NEW DELHI — Following...

The politics behind observing ‘Horrors of Partition Remembrance Day’

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

‘Was forced to change name of restaurant & menu, fire Muslim staff, and hire...

In the temple city of Mathura in Uttar Pradesh, a Muslim hotelier claimed to change the name of his restaurant from Hotel Taj to...

MP: Three arrested for vandalising, torching church in Narmadapuram 

Some religious texts and furniture were destroyed in the fire and the word 'Ram' was written on the wall inside the prayer hall.  Huneza...

Gurucool, a Jamia alumni-led ed-tech start-up launches app for underprivileged

The Padhai app will provide academic space for learning and to make quality education accessible for the underprivileged.  Mohd. Umair Yunus | TwoCircles.net NEW DELHI — Gurucool,...

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,...

Has RSS and its cohorts Talibanized Hinduism in India?

Taliban doesn’t necessarily need to be turban clad, swinging AK47, loitering around the streets of Kabul, aiming to kill those who don’t necessarily agree...

त्रासदी : हसन अली ने दिया चितरंजन को कंधा तो यूनुस ने निभाई परिवार...

आसमोहम्मद कैफ।Twocircles.net राजीव चौधरी अपने परिवार के साथ बिजनोर जनपद के किरतपुर कस्बे में रहते हैं। 23 अप्रैल को उनके छोटे भाई चितरंजन चौधरी...

Indian Americans protest Hijab ban, urge Karnataka court to lift ban

More than a hundred people in Houston, Texas, United States called on the Karnataka government to stop the discrimination against Muslim girl students who...

Muslim liberals’ problematic noises on Karnataka anti-hijab row

To discuss whether the hijab is essential or not, whether all Muslims wear the hijab or not, whether those who wear it do it...

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...

‘Order is discriminatory, hurtful’: Muslims react to Karnataka High Court upholding Hijab ban

Women students, activists fear the ban on the Hijab will now extend to educational institutions in the state where it was previously allowed.  Muhammad Raafi...

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...

Jahangirpuri violence: Tensions remain high following arrest of Muslim men

There is anger among Muslims who said they are being wrongly accused of starting the violence. Nikita Jain | TwoCircles.net NEW DELHI — Situation remained tense in...

Kerala HC’s order that ‘husband’s consent not essential for divorce in Islam’ sparks debate

The court observed in the absence of any mechanism in the country to recognize the termination of marriage at the instance of the wife...

“From feeling of insecurity to feeling of community,” 2 years of anti-CAA-NRC-NPR protests

The impact of the violence on this day, two years ago, was a catalyst that made a lot of young students, concerned citizens conscious...

JUH hails Jharkhand assembly’s legislation to criminalize mob-lynching

President of Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind (JUH) Maulana Mahmood A. Madani said that JIH is expecting that the law would create confidence among the socially...

Denial of justice in Babri Masjid demolition case is judiciary’s biggest failure: IAMC

In a statement, Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC), said the dark day of December 6 will continue to remind us of the denial of...

Explained: Why is Kashmir’s historic grand mosque frequently shut down by authorities?

Kashmir valley's grand mosque of Jamia Masjid in Srinagar was shut for congregational prayers on the Muslim festival of Eid on May 3. In...

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 |...

In pictures: Remains of the clash at Jahangirpuri

Cases of violence against Muslims were reported in at least eight states in India in recent days during the Ram Navami processions, followed by...

TCN Positive: Meet Rehna Shajahan who Set World Record by Doing 81 Online Certificate...

  By Snobar | TwoCircles.net Rehna Shajahan, a multi-degree holder from Kerala's Kottayam city, made a world record by becoming the first person who achieved 81...

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...

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...

India saw highest levels of religious violence linked to Covid-19 in 2020: new report

The Pew Research Center report found that India ranked the worst in the Social Hostilities Index in 2020 with a score of 9.4 out...

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...

US Congressman questions Ambassador’s meeting with “violent” RSS paramilitary

Rep. David Trone warned Ambassador Atul Keshap against lending “legitimacy” to RSS. Trone warned that by engaging with RSS officials and discussing their ideology,...

Congressional briefing exposes widespread Christian persecution in India

Speakers call for the U.S. and other nations to sanction Indian political leaders. TCN News WASHINGTON, DC – After using most of an hour-long congressional briefing on...

अलीगढ़ में आमिर की लिचिंग की कोशिश,जबरदस्ती लगवा रहे थे नारा, दो गिरफ्तार

आकिल हुसैन।Twocircles.net उत्तर प्रदेश के अलीगढ़ में एक युवक के साथ मारपीट करने का मामला सामने आया हैं। आरोप लगाया गया है कि कुछ...

What led to communal clashes in Jharkhand’s Palamu? 

The administration imposed section 144 and snapped the internet after a dozen people got injured in communal clashes that also saw two houses,...

Setting up of Balakrishnan Commission is a delaying tactic: Dalit Christian Groups

The case for treating Dalit Muslims and Dalit Christians as Scheduled Castes was further delayed after the Supreme Court set up a Commission...

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...

15 years on, justice eludes Makkah masjid blast victims

Ten persons allegedly belonging to Hindu right-wing organizations were named as accused in the case. However, in April 2018, five of the accused were...

Protests over Prophet Muhammad remarks in Ranchi: Justice evades family of slain minor boy

In the wee hours of June 11, a day after protests broke out in Ranchi, a police convoy reached Alam’s home with his corpse...

Outrage in Kashmir after govt circular orders colleges to do ‘Surya Namaskar’ on...

A few days ago, the Jammu and Kashmir government directed the higher education department to organize a large scale virtual Surya Namaskar on...

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...

Muslim man stabbed in Karnataka village, family alleges hate crime; police refutes communal angle

A 38-year-old man was allegedly stabbed in a Karnataka village by a man who professed Hindutva ideology. Police have refuted the communal angle.  Waquar Hasan...

Indian govt abusing anti-terror law UAPA to imprison activists, critics: US, UK legal experts

John Sifton, the Washington, DC-based Asia Advocacy Director of Human Rights Watch said UAPA violated the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR),...

Why were prominent clerics in Kashmir arrested under stringent PSA?

Jammu and Kashmir Additional Director General of Police said the clerics were found involved in “instigating” youth, which was rejected by the region's religious...

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....

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...

Hijab ban forced many Muslim women in Karnataka to drop out of colleges: new...

The report by PUCL Karnataka elaborates the ways in which Muslim women students were denied their right to education by being forced to...

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 |...

यूपी : मोहर्रम की सरकारी गाइडलाइन पर नाराजगी, धर्मगुरुओं ने बताया तनाव बढ़ाने...

स्टाफ़ रिपोर्टर।Twocircles.net उत्तर प्रदेश सरकार ने 10 अगस्त से शुरू हो रहें मोहर्रम को लेकर गाइडलाइंस जारी करी हैं। सरकार द्वारा जारी करी गई...

Love Jihad law, mosque demolitions, hate speech against minorities in Uttar Pradesh particularly concerning:...

Niala Mohammad, a Senior Policy Analyst at a Congressional Briefing at Washington, D.C. said the demolition of two mosques in Uttar Pradesh last month,...

International Human Rights Day: “Taking away citizenship is worst human rights abuse,” say Assam’s...

For several thousand citizens of north-eastern Indian state of Assam, who were declared foreigners by the government, citizenship battle is at the core of...

‘It’s a constitutional issue, not a Christian one:’ Women groups protest violence against Adivasi...

Over the last few months, hundreds of Adivasi Christians have fled their homes across several villages of Chhattisgarh after alleged attacks by Hindutva...

Outrage grows as anti-Hijab row escalates in Karnataka

The ban has sparked fears of further marginalization among the Muslim community of Karnataka who constitute around 12 percent of the state’s population. Muhammad...

शादी में दहेज़ के खिलाफ उलेमाओं ने उठाई आवाज़

आकिल हुसैन। Two circles.net मुस्लिम समाज में उलेमाओं की पहल धीरे धीरे रंग लाने लगी है। उलेमाओं और मुस्लिम समाज के जिम्मेदारों द्वारा चलाई गई...

5 things you need to know about the hijab row

The Hijab row has hogged national and international limelight. TwoCircles.net lists five things you need to know about the controversy.  Kaushik Raj | TwoCircles.net KARNATAKA...

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...

Assam Evictions: “No longer having land to cultivate is death sentence to us,” 250...

The Darrang district authorities in Assam have taken over the farmland of over 250 Muslim families in Niz Shalmara village and asked them to...

मिसाल : गुजरात के ऐतिहासिक मंदिर में कराया गया रोजा इफ्तार

आकिल हुसैन। Twocircles.net आज जहां एक तरफ देश में धार्मिक ध्रुवीकरण कर देश के सामाजिक ताने-बाने को तोड़ने की कोशिश की जा रहीं हैं वहीं...

Chhattisgarh: BJP leader among five arrested for attack on church in Narayanpur

On January 2, a mob vandalised a church after around 2000 people, mostly Adivasis held a public meeting in protest in against alleged...

Scores of women’s orgs’, collectives call for unconditional release of student activist Gulfisha Fatima,...

Scores of organizations released a joint statement calling for release of Gulfisha Fatima and all anti-CAA-NPR-NRC protestors who are incarcerated. The statement said that...

Inducement & demographic shift, a propaganda pattern amid attacks on Christians in Punjab

The attack on the church in Punjab is the latest in a string of more frequent assaults on Christians in recent months amid...

International NGOs express concern that Biden’s Summit for Democracy will ignore India’s poor human...

Several international groups have extended an offer to US President Biden to provide input to help make the summit a success. TCN News  WASHINGTON, DC – A...

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शर्मनाक हरकत : बुजुर्ग की दाढ़ी काटी,बुरी तरह पिटाई की गई

स्टाफ रिपोर्टर । Twocircles.net गाजियाबाद जिले के लोनी थाना क्षेत्र में एक 72 साल के बुजुर्ग को कुछ युवको ने घेर कर कथित तौर...

From activism to incarceration under NSA: Journey of rights activist Zaid Pathan

A Facebook post by Zaid Pathan, an Indore-based rights activist, was enough for the Madhya Police to send him behind bars on August...

Khargone violence aftermath: Muslims allege police of highhandedness, arresting ‘innocent youth’

Accusing the Khargone police of harassment, protesting women said that they have been forced to hit the streets because of the persistent persecution of...

Chattisgarsh: Church vandalised during protest in Narayanpur, senior cop injured

This comes two weeks after Christian families were allegedly assaulted and driven away following coordinated attacks in over a dozen villages in the...

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‘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...

‘As long as Modi is in power, we will not get justice’: Survivors recount...

The riots in February 2020 left 53 people dead. A majority of them were Muslims  Muhammad Raafi | TwoCircles.net NEW DELHI — Muhammad Vakeel (53) is...

22 international orgs’ write to Blinken over India’s CPC designation

The letter urges U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken to reconsider his decision and “designate India as a Country of Particular Concern (CPC) at...

आपत्तिजनक टिप्पणी के विरोध में कानपुर में भारी बवाल

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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...

Forced eviction a design to target Bengali speaking Muslims by projecting them “encroachers”: Enquiry...

Since the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) formed the government in Assam in 2016, the state has witnessed a spree of evictions uprooting thousands of...

पड़ताल : मदरसों को लेकर आखिर क्या होने वाला है !

स्टाफ रिपोर्टर। Twocircles.net उत्तर प्रदेश की योगी आदित्यनाथ सरकार ने मदरसों में शिक्षा व्यवस्था को बेहतर बनाने के लिए और आधुनिक बनाने के लिए एक...

“Srinagar has become an open-air prison,” restrictions back to Kashmir capital after decades

After the spate of civilian killings in Kashmir, especially of members of the Kashmiri Pandit community and non-locals, the government has beefed security in...

‘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...

Jamaat-e-Islami President condemns Israeli attacks on Al Aqsa mosque

JIH President said the condemnable act is especially despicable as it has occurred in the last days of Ramadan and it is directed at...

Members of U.S. Congress express concern about religious repression in India

During Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC) panel discussion at the International Religious Freedom Summit, panellists expressed concern about the Indian government sliding on the...

Karnataka govt draws flak for ‘saffronising’ school textbooks

After the government in Karnataka made modifications to several school textbooks following allegations of saffronisation of education, student groups, and activists termed these changes...

“Miscreants fearlessly breaking law in Tripura,” JIH demands stern action against culprits

In a statement, Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JIH) said the miscreants in Tripura are fearlessly breaking the law, where incidents of arson in mosques, violence and...

Assam evictions: Pregnant women worst victims of eviction, decry non-availability of ‘medicine, proper food’

The Assam government’s eviction drive in Darrang district on September 23 has left many families in distress, including pregnant women. A TCN Ground report...

कानपुर के स्कूल में हुई इस्लामिक प्रेयर तो गंगाजल से किया गया पवित्र

स्टाफ रिपोर्टर।Twocircles.net उत्तर प्रदेश के कानपुर में एक निजी स्कूल के प्रबंधन के खिलाफ प्रेयर के दौरान इस्लामिक प्रार्थना करवाने के मामले में एफआईआर...

‘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...

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...

Eminent speakers at Washington DC event cite widespread persecution of religious minorities in India

The speakers were speaking at a panel discussion on “Religious Freedom in India: Challenges & Opportunities,” organized by the Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC), a...

Karnataka: Controversy after Hindu groups object to conversion of house into mosque in Belagavi

The Muslim leaders maintain that the property in question belongs to the Waqf board. Sana Ejaz | TwoCircles.net  NEW DELHI — After a private house was...

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...

Indian Americans urge Facebook to ‘stop facilitating India’s genocidal rhetoric against minorities’

In a Congressional Briefing, experts discussed the way Hindu supremacists in India have thrived off Facebook and its related platforms, using social media to...

Controversy in Kashmir after Army-run school asks staff to ‘avoid Hijab’

The Dagger Parivaar School, which is run by the Army in collaboration with an NGO, said the move was aimed to help disabled students...

Kanpur violence: Details in FIRs, eye-witness accounts allege police bias

While no one in the violence-hit area denies that stone-pelting happened during the protest. However, there are claims and counterclaims with regard to instigation.  TCN...

Lawyers, experts term Varanasi court’s sealing of area around Gyavapi mosque as ‘illegal, and...

Water was drained out of the pond on Monday morning and a Shivling was allegedly found, claimed a lawyer representing a group of Hindu...

Kashmir residents upset over closure of Valley’s biggest mosque for 26 weeks

The year 2021 witnessed the highest number of restrictions on Friday prayers at Jamia mosque in Srinagar. The mosque remained shut for at...

USCIRF urges Biden to raise India’s Human Rights abuse, persecution of Muslims with Indian...

The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) called upon US President Joe Biden to raise India's human rights situation and persecution of...

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...

मस्जिद प्रकरण : बाराबंकी पुलिस ने पत्रकारों के विरुद्ध दर्ज किया मुक़दमा

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Meat sellers in Delhi live in fear after purported ‘ban’ on selling meat

Meat shop owners and labourers said they will comply with the ban out of fear. The shop licences are due for renewal this month....

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...

Gujarat court sentences Muslim man to life imprisonment for ‘illegally’ transporting cows

Legal experts have punched holes in the judgement, claiming that the court's reasoning is not as per law. TCN Correspondent  NEW DELHI — Apparently based on...

Indian Americans welcome nomination of Rashad Hussain as US Religious Freedom Ambassador

On July 30, the White House nominated Hussain, who has served in various roles including Senior Counsel at the Department of Justice’s National Security...

‘We are living like prisoners’: Muslims from riot-hit Khargone decry construction of wall separating...

While the Khargone administration argues that ‘barricading’ will help maintain peace in the city, the local residents told TwoCircles.net that it has added...

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

In India, the judiciary needs to check that every authority of law is doing its duty in accordance with the rule of law. It...

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