Hijab Ban at Chembur College in Maharashtra: Girls Asked to Wear ‘Non-revealing’ Dress, But...

Shahzeen Khan, TwoCircles.net  Mumbai: “If the college implements a change in the dress code, I might have to withdraw my admission,” said Parveen (name changed),...

‘False’ Narrative, ‘Concocted’ Stories: A Closer Look at Power Play of Propaganda Films

Devanshi Batra and Syed Ahmad Rufai, TwoCircles.net New Delhi: As India is witnessing its general elections for the year 2024, the big screen has become a...

Aligarh: Cross-cultural communication specialists, ELT experts discuss teaching methodologies in interdisciplinary context at AMU

TCN News Aligarh: English is the language of the world, whoever and in whichever part it is to be taught, it has to be taught in...

‘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...

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...

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...

‘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...

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...

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...

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...

‘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

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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...

‘He is a Muslim’: Nuh communal riots accused Bittu Bajrangi, who is out on...

Special Correspondent TCN News: The violence was carried out at the cow vigilante's house at Faridabad on April 1. The police have registered an FIR...

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...

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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...

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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...

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

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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...

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‘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...

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...

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

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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...

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...

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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...

‘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...

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...

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

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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...

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

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Junagadh: Week after violence, Muslims still live in fear

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

Mazdoor Kitchen: A melange of love, salt and labour

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‘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...

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...

The plight of Meitei Pangals or Manipur Muslims remains unheard

Syed Ali Mujtaba Manipuri Muslims or Meitei Pangals are not jumping into the current tribal war between Meitei and the Kuki. They are not ready...

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,...

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...

‘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

Aatika S. | TwoCircles.net Ariba Khan from the Indian National Congress, and Municipal Councillor from Abul Fazal Enclave in Jamia Nagar, New Delhi, speaks to...

Equity Question of Muslim is a Myth India Finds a Report

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

‘द केरेला स्टोरी’: फिल्म बनी दुष्प्रचार का हथियार

-    राम पुनियानी केरल का नाम सुनते ही हमारे मन में उभरता है एक ऐसा राज्य जहां शांति और सद्भाव का राज है, जहां निरक्षता का निर्मूलन...

How Three Muslim Women of Northeast Delhi Were Caught In A Legal And Financial...

By Arbab Ali, TwoCircles.net On her wedding day, Tabassum was issued an arrest warrant for missing a court hearing. The previous day, November 10, 2022,...

Sahidul Alom Award-2023 for Habibur Rahman Choudhury

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

Ashraful Madaris – An Urdu medium school fighting for survival

By Nikhat Fatima, twocircles.net Building character and integrity and not just building careers is what the teachers strive for, in this 110-year-old school ‘Ashraful Madaris’...

Knowledge is power and the government controls it

By Saundarya Verma India is a country so vast that even after inhabiting the worlds’ largest population, we have space for more people. We make...

इंजीनियरिंग छात्रों की अनूठी पहल, रमजान में लोगों को घर का खाना खिलाने के...

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MEET NAZIR MUNSHI : UPLIFTING PEOPLE THROUGH SOCIAL WORK

Imran Inamdar | TwoCircles.net Solapur (Maharashtra): The main purpose of Zakat, as per Islamic guidelines, is to empower and stabilize people around you. It is...

RAMADAN SPECIAL SERIES: A DAY ON THE ROAD WITH A FASTING FOOD DELIVERY EXECUTIVE

Shehzad Ahmad drives 120 km, delivering food in southeast Delhi, and breaks his fast on the road  Ubair Ul Hameed It’s 6.15 pm and the clock...

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

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

RAMADAN SPECIAL SERIES: A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A SALESMAN DURING THE EID...

Between attending to customers and praying in the mosque, Shakeel Ahmed Khan is on his feet after iftaar  UbairUlHameed As the night begins to draw to...

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

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

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

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

Ramadan special series: A day in the kitchen of a fasting cook

How Rafiq cooks for 100 people while going without food and water Ubair Ul Hameed, TwoCircles.net As the sun sets over the bustling streets of Delhi’s Zakir...

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

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

Bihar: Muslim girl students increasingly secure first division in state, madrassa board exams

Sami Ahmad, TwoCircles.net Muslim students in Bihar show upward trends in topping board examinations if their performance of the last five years is tracked. Data...

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

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

Meet Sadiya Shaikh, emerging community leader from Mumbai

Nikhat Fatima|Twocirlces.net Born in Bihar, Sadiya’s family shifted to Mumbai when she was 4 years old. Sadiya, eldest of her 5 siblings has recently been...

PWD Conducts Encroachment Removal Drive At Dargah In South Delhi

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

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

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

TCN Statement on the Arrest of Journalist Irfan Mehraj

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

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,...

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

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Maharashtra: Hindutva rally calls for economic boycott of Muslims

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

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Muslim leaders’ pictures missing in Congress advertisment, party apologises

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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With decreasing readers and lack of capital driving the news content, Urdu journalism in India is staring at an uphill task to compete...

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,...

‘Muslims have become demolition targets:’ Jamia Nagar residents on DDA demolitions

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Noted SC lawyer Ehtesham Hashmi dies of heart attack in New Delhi

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Man lynched in Assam on suspicion of cow theft, 14 arrested 

Police officials said that a man, identified as Naju Ali, was lynched in Assam's Sivasagar district on suspicion of cow theft.  Sana Ejaz |...

MP: Two Muslim men stabbed in Khandwa; victims allege communal angle

Two Muslim men, including a mosque imam, were stabbed in Khandwa city of Madhya Pradesh on Sunday allegedly by a group of Hindu...

Delhi court discharging Jamia students brings relief, spurs hope 

Students of the Jamia Milia Islamia expressed relief after being discharged by a Delhi court on Saturday in a case connected to violence...

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

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‘Bajrang Dal to play major role in checking religious conversion, love-jihad,’ says leader

The Hindutva right-wing organization Bajrang Dal has reiterated its commitment to checking religious conversion and love-jihad at the grassroots level.  Sana Ejaz | TwoCircles.net  PRAYAGRAJ (UTTAR...

Bihar: Lack of sponsors derails national-level Karate player’s dream to attend international tournaments

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2,258 people arrested in Assam after govt crackdown on ‘child marriages’

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