‘मैं राम और कृष्ण को नही मानूंगा ‘ कहने का लगा था केजरीवाल के...

आकिल हुसैन। Twocircles.net दिल्ली सरकार में मंत्री राजेंद्र पाल गौतम एक बौद्ध धर्म के कार्यक्रम में शामिल होने के बाद विवाद में घिर गए हैं।...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Union Minister’s remarks reignite debate on controversial uniform civil code

On July 27, Rijiju said in the Lok Sabha that the BJP’s ideology on the uniform civil code should be taken as the country's...

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),...

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

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

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...

“Senseless violence in Kashmir should stop,” targeted killings create wave of fear, migration

The killings of civilians in Kashmir, especially of non-Muslims, has created fear among the minority community. According to reports, many Kashmiri Pandit families have...

हिंदुत्ववादियों के सामने डटी रही मुस्कान खान,कर्नाटक में हिजाब को लेकर माहौल गर्म

जिब्रानउद्दीन।Twocircles.net कर्नाटक में हिजाब मामले पर कई दिनों से संग्राम जारी है। राज्य में आए दिन हिंदुत्ववादी छात्र कॉलेज और स्कूलों में उत्पात मचाते...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 |...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Violence mars JNU, JMI students’ attempts to screen BBC documentary

At JNU, students claimed they were pelted with stones allegedly by members of the right-wing student body while they were watching the documentary...

Peace in country can be attained only through mutual love, brotherhood: Religious leaders in...

Jamaat-e-Islami Hind Vice President Salim Engineer with other religious leaders formed a united front ‘Dharmik Jan Morcha’ in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh to promote peace...

कैंपस में नमाज पढ़ने वाले प्रोफेसर के विरुद्ध जांच, छुट्टी पर भेजे गए

आकिल हुसैन। Twocircles.net उत्तर प्रदेश के अलीगढ़ के एक डिग्री कॉलेज में एक प्रोफेसर के कैंपस में नमाज़ अदा करने पर विवाद उत्पन्न हो गया...

‘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...

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...

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

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

‘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...

Rights organizations worldwide urge US Commission on religious freedom to designate India as a...

In a letter sent on April 12 to USCIRF Chair Gayle Manchin and the eight other Commissioners, the signees said “the behavior” of India’s...

‘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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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

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

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

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...

FIR against AMU students for event marking 30 years of Babri mosque demolition; students...

The booked students alleged that the administration has filed a fake FIR under pressure from right-wing groups. Sana Ejaz | TwoCircles.net  NEW DELHI — Uttar Pradesh...

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

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

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

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

‘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...

Muslims in Karnataka protest Hijab ban verdict by observing shutdown

Muslim groups in the state are mulling to file a joint petition in the Supreme Court to challenge the High Court verdict which declared...

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...

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...

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...

आस्था के नाम पर धोखा : ऑनलाइन मूर्ति मंगाई, खेत मे दबाई , अगले...

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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...

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...

Chhattisgarh: Five more arrested for clash in Narayanpur over ‘religious conversion’

Police have filed three separate cases at Edka police station following complaints received from tribals, tribal Christians and police about alleged attacks on...

MP: Christians observe ‘black day’ after youth convention called off on Bajrang Dal’s objection

Participants of the convention were forcefully stopped by the right-wing extremist group and were taken to Moghat Police Station after a ruckus.  TCN Staff Correspondent  BHOPAL...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Many under financial constraint as Delhi riot victims still wait for compensation

About 2569 families in North East Delhi have filed claims for compensation. Of the 2,569 claims, 1,425 have been examined, while work on the...

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...

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 |...

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)...

Rohingya refugees’ housing row: Is AAP competing with BJP in denying them housing?

The BJP and AAP are embroiled in a political tussle in the midst of the Rohingya Muslim housing row in New Delhi. Ubair ul Hameed...

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

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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...

‘Religious conversion a serious issue, don’t make it political’: Supreme Court

Earlier, the Supreme Court had said the issue of forced religious conversion is a “very serious issue” and emphasised that charity is welcome,...

“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...

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...

गुरुग्राम में मुसलमानों के समर्थन में सिख समाज, नमाज़ के लिए गुरुद्वारे के खोल...

स्टाफ़ रिपोर्टर।Twocircles.net हरियाणा के गुरुग्राम में खुले में नमाज़ को लेकर काफ़ी लंबे समय से विवाद चल रहा है। गुरुग्राम में जहाँ कुछ स्थानीय और...

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...

IAMC condemns forced evictions, police brutality in Assam

The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC) said that the eviction drive is a symptom of Narendra Modi and the BJP’s fixation on rendering Indian...

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,...

SC to set up 3-judge bench to hear plea challenging Karnataka Hijab ban

With exams scheduled in February, the petitioners contended that students may be permitted to appear in the exams wearing hijab. NEW DELHI — The Supreme...

Gyanvapi case: Varanasi court defers ruling on plea for ‘Shivling’ worship

The case has now been postponed until November 14.  Afnan Habib | TwoCircles.net  NEW DELHI — A fast-track court in Varanasi on Tuesday postponed the announcement...

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...

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...
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Anti-CAA protests: In a first, UP tribunal fines 86 persons for damaging property

This is the first order passed under the controversial Uttar Pradesh Recovery of Damages to Public and Private Property Act, 2020. Sana Ejaz |...

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...

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...

“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...

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

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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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...

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...

‘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...

Assam evictions: Police arrest two locals for ‘inciting violence’, families say duo ‘falsely implicated’

The arrests of two public representatives in Dholpur has come within four days of the police opening fire at villagers on September 23 who...

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

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

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...

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...

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

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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...

Controversy in Bihar after student allegedly asked to remove Hijab during exam

The incident happened at Mahant Darshan Das Mahila (MDDM) College in Muzaffarpur, Bihar on October 16. Sami Ahmad | TwoCircles.net  PATNA (BIHAR) — A controversy over...

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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...

Religious minorities in India face declining participation in society, says new report

The report highlights the bias against religious minorities portrayed in Indian news media and states the media spectacularly failed in its role as the...

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...

To remember violence against Dalits & Christian Adivasis, NSF to commemorate Kandhamal Day on...

The National Solidarity Forum (NSF) on August 25 will remember the victims of targeted violence against Christian Adivasis and Dalits that occurred in Odisha...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Anti-conversion row: ‘Not all religious conversions are illegal,’ remarks SC

A two-judge division bench of Justice M.R. Shah and C.T Ravikumar refused to stay the Madhya Pradesh high court order that restricted the state...

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...

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...

What Delhi HC means by Umar Khalid bail verdict: Even it’s a lie, witness...

The court held that protests against the contentious citizenship legislation and subsequent 'chakka jam' (blockade) was part of a "premeditated" conspiracy.  TCN Staff Correspondent NEW...

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...

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,...

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

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

‘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...

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

US based advocacy group Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC) said that India is Facebook’s largest market, with 340 million active users, and yet the...

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...

Devotees slam authorities in Kashmir for not allowing prayers in major mosques, shrines

The predominantly Muslim region has been under an unprecedented lockdown following the outbreak of Covid-19 in March 2020. While the lockdown restrictions have gradually...

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...

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...

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...

Indian Americans welcome USCIRF report placing India in religious freedom blacklist for second year...

Bipartisan Federal Commission recommends India’s designation as Country of Particular Concern (CPC), urges US Congress, State Department to impose sanctions. TCN News The Indian American Muslim...

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

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

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

What led to attack on Namaz site in Gurugram’s Bhora Kalan village

A Hindutva mob allegedly barged into the prayer hall on Wednesday, October 12 night, ransacked it and assaulted and threatened people who were...

‘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...

‘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...

‘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...

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...

“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...

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

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...

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 —...

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...

Students hold demonstration on 3rd anniversary of Jamia Milia police action

The Delhi Police's action against protesting students in 2019 was marked by hundreds of students at Jamia Millia Islamia on Thursday.  TCN News NEW DELHI...

दो साल बाद हो रहा है हज,मुसलमानो में भारी उत्साह

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Controversy over Pala Bishop’s hate speech: A stand-alone issue or larger Hindutva scheme in...

Instead of addressing recent issues facing women in the state, the unsubstantial claims of the Bishop have raised concerns whether he is genuinely concerned...

In Karnataka, students of govt run college don saffron scarves in protest against Muslim...

As per reports, the government degree college in Balagadi village in Karnataka had given in to the demand of the students with saffron scarves...

Indigenous tag for Assamese Muslims raises ‘political segregation’ concern

Many within the Muslim community in Assam are unhappy with being divided into subcategories.  Muhammed Nihad PV | TwoCircles.net  NEW DELHI — A fresh debate has been...

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।...

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,...

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...
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