1-15 April 2011

Table of Contents


Muslims beaten up in U.P. jail (Haider Abbas) 1

Scientist honoured (Dr. MIH Farooqi) 1


Issue / Opinion

Muslims in a maelstrom (Irfan Merchant) 2

Lest we forget….! (Fr. Cedric Prakash sj) 2



Documentary on the ugly face of Hindutva (Ram Puniyani) 3

Saffron students union extinguishes one more life (AG Khan) 3

India becomes world’s biggest arms importer (MG News Desk) 3

Delhi govt hikes ex-gratia for victims of riots and blasts (MG News Desk) 3

Jharkhand to implement ban on cow slaughter (MG News Desk) 3



NIA to investigate all Saffron terror cases across India 4

Police officer burnt alive in Rajasthan 4

Army directed to reopen Purohit probe 4

Malegaon RDX was stolen from Army 4

Police theory on Ishrat death doubted 4

Deep in Kandhamal villages, thugs enforce boycott (John Dayal) 4

Justice has not been done in ‘06 Malegoan blast probe Excerpts from the ATS chargesheet in Malegaon case 4



Anguish over the Muslim-specific Enemy Property Bill (Haider Abbas) 5



26 names: the tip of black money iceberg (AG Khan) 6

Black Money: The Swindler’s List (Zafarul-Islam Khan) 6

Pogrom 2002 an “internal Gujarati matter”: Modi (The India Cables) 6



Libyan oil is West’s main target (Ghitreef Shahbaz) 7

Tomb being converted into a temple (NA Ansari) 7

Demand for separate budget for Muslims out of the total budget for minorities

(NA Ansari) 7



Govt turned down Sachar’s recommendation for Wakf cadre (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 8

JIH delegation visits Imam University in Riyadh 8

Verdict on Godhra: farcical conspiracy (A. J. Philip) 8



Bhopal survivors ask India to learn from Fukushima (Pervez Bari) 9

Salam from Iraq (Asaad A. M. A-Salih) 9



In Gujarat, only Modi is safe (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Modi, law-and-order and Hindutva (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Modi flatters Gujarat Muslims (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10


Human Rights / Terrorism

ATS haste brought hell to an entire family in Malegaon (ummid.com) 11

Counter-terrorism centre stuck in a turf war (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 11

NIA is searching for Kalsangra in Nepal (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 11

Court orders govt to pay Rs 2 lakh to four men implicated in false case (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 11

Spell out your stand on terror: Law Minister Moily tells BJP (MG News Desk) 11

Kandhamal riots survivors want NIA probe (MG News Desk) 11

BJP MLA convicted in Kandhamal riots surrenders (MG News Desk) 11



Urdu in India: victim of Hindu nationalism & Muslim separatism - i (Syed Shahabuddin) 12



Is Bhoomi Puja by State a Secular act? (Ram Puniyani) 13



Thackeray’s stand towards Indian Muslims (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 14

Wikileaks unravels India’s dirty politics (Mohammad Naushad khan) 14

Some important resolutions of Fiqh Academy seminar (Compiled and translated from Urdu by Ghitreef Shahbaz) 14


Jammu & Kashmir

Dateline Srinagar: Afsana Rashid 15

Repeal Public Safety Act, asks Amnesty15

US rides two horses in J&K 15

Interlocutors display their helplessness 15

Smoking on the rise in the Valley 15

Militants waiting to sneak in: Army 15

Militant activity 15


Newsmakers 16

Militant activity (Mohammad Khalil) 16


Special Reports

National award to RTI activist (Nazim Khan) 17

HWF scholarships to 45 students of Delhi 17

“Tabassum Madam” saved 3000 Indians in Libya (Kashif Khusro) 17


Community News

Book on A.P. Muslims published 18

Selections from the Holy Quran for AMU Events 18

No implementation of Sachar Committee’s report in MP 18

Depriving Urdu schools of privileges is regrettable 18

UPA government not sincere about the progress of the Muslim minority (NA Ansari) 18

Trinamool & Left likely to give more tickets to Muslims 18

Centenary celebration of Khatme Nubbuwat Movement 18

On-time publishing of Urdu text-books demanded 18

DMK allots three seats to Muslim League 18

RSS-backed survey irks Nitish Kumar 18

“Shias being ignored since Independence” 18


Community News

The Qur’an is the need of every soul 19

Rajasthan Waqf Board to build hostel for Muslim girls 19

Jamia Millia among 50 important universities of the country 19

Forty-three years of Maktaba Jamia’s Aligarh branch 19

Religious leaders against euthanasia 19

Defamation case filed against Arshad Madni 19

JUH chief to meet CEC about Assam Muslim voters 19

Musafir Nawaz Bahutere released 19

Indian Peace Mission to Pakistan 19

“Minority institutions not being ignored”: Justice Siddiqui 19

Haj Committee should be autonomous 19


Community News

Sahitya Akademi seminar on Faiz 20

High Court’s notices to AMU’s VC and Registrar 20

Sweetness of Urdu appreciated in Europe 20

Amit Shah headed extortion gang: CBI 20

Federation of Muslim Educational Institutions launched 20

NCMEI decision of declaring JMI as a minority institution to be implemented in (2011-12) 20

PM advocates SCs status to Dalit Christian and Muslims 20


Community News

Loot and incompetence in DD Urdu 21

Bangla nationals still in jails after conviction period 21

Resolutions of the Muslim Reservation Movement 21

Seminar on Revisiting Adabiat-e-Dastan-i-Farsi 21

Over 2000 cases of Rajasthan waqfs pending in courts 21

Extension lecture on Iqbal’s poetry 21

Leaders condemn the western campaign against Libya 21

Modern education for Muslim women 21


Community News

Unrest drives Kashmiris to booze 22

India Inc to hire Jammu and Kashmir youth (Vishwa Mohan, TNN, Mar 12, 2011) 22

Communal Violence bill soon 22

DDA offers alternative plot for razed mosque 22

Minorities need a healing touch: Mahesh Bhatt 22

Govt to back AMU VC despite graft charges (Excerpted from a report by Ehtasham Khan in theindianawaaz.com) 22

Trial in Rizwan case starts after SC order 22



Beyond Mandate: the UN Resolution on Libya (Arshi Khan) 23

Gaddafi’s murderous regime must be eradicated (Khalid Amayreh) 23

Israel ranked among least popular states (ynetnews.com) 23



Jerusalem - Past and Present - i (Zafarul-Islam Khan) 24



A new crusade (Eric Margolis) 25

Assange is afraid if he touches Israel 25

Jews 'own the White House': Thomas 25



Arab Double-Standard takes Inspiration from American Model (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 26



Rural life of Andhra Muslims, Book: Tunes of Life (Telugu short stories), Author: Sasisree (pen name), English version : Swati Sripada, Publisher: Nethram Publications, Kadapa (A.P.), Price: Rs. 75, Pages: 68, Year: 2009 27 (AG Khan) 27

Islam Terrorism or a model religion? Book: Islam: Dahshatgardi ya ek misali deen (Urdu), Author: Swami Laxmi Shanker Acharya, Publisher: Bharat Jan Seva Perkashan, Hardoi Road, Sikrori via Kakori, Lucknow, UP, Urdu translation: by Sanaullah Suman, Year of publication 2010, Pages: 104, Price:  40.00 (Ghitreef Shahbaz) 27


Islamic Perspectives

Islamic identity in secular India - ii (Asghar Ali Engineer) 28


MG Classifieds 29


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

On The Burden of Secularism (Sharjeel Ahmad) 30

Sanaullah Zeba Jaunpuri (Shakeel Ahmad Frank) 30

Modi’s end (Dr Shamsul Alam) 30

Justice delayed and denied for innocent Muslims (Syed Khurshid Anwar) 30

Muslims and media (Dr. M. Hashim Kidwai) 30

Godhra was stage-managed by Modi (G. Hasnain Kaif) 30

Muslims in Bengal are in dilemma (Aziz A.Mubaraki) 30

Enemy Property that does not belong to Enemy (Ghulam Muhammed) 30

Brinda Karat’s visit of Kashmir (Dr. Abdul Hameed Maqdoomi) 30

Saffron terror (Khan Vellayani) 30

WikiLeaks exposure on mercy petitions in India (Subhash Chandra Agarwal) 30

CBI and its role in Babri Masjid case (Rajmohan) 30

Which Islam? (Sultan A. Patel) 30

Tribute to Arjun Singh (G. Hasnain Kaif) 30

Maulana Mazharul Haque award for Nitish Kumar? (S. Haque) 30

Effects on Muslims after Godhra (Khan Vellayani) 30

Pray for Abhyanand DGP Bihar recovery (S. Haque) 30

India the most problematic country (Dr. Abdul Hameed Maqdoomi) 30

Let respected ladies ponder (S.A.U. Patel) 30


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

Malnutrition among children (Mohd Ziyaullah Khan) 30

More to add to judicial standards and accountability bill (Subhash Chandra Agarwal) 30

Hike in MPLADS (S. Haque) 30

Pray for Ahlulbait, too (S.A.U. Patel) 31

Govt disapprove vagina test (Atiq Khan) 31

Gender violence and love by Paul (Richard Gutiérrez) 31

World Water Day (Mohd Ziyaullah Khan) 31

Japan’s nuclear crisis an eye opener (Syed Sultan Mohiddin, Hem Raj Jain) 31

The upheaval in the Arab World (Y.R. Pathan, Syed Sultan Mohiddin, Ghulam Muhammed, Ghulam Mohiyuddin, Syed Adfar Rashid Shah, Kodimirpal, Javed Jamil, Dr. Mustafa Kamal Sherwani) 31

Census survey (Ghulam Muhammed) 31

Wither Pakistan? (S. Akhtar) 31



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Kaleem Kawaja 6


Kanti Weekly / Kanti Monthly 20


Taarikh Tadween Sunnat (Islamic Studies Research Academy) 21


Idarah Al-Hasanaat (Rampur) 25


Health Consultation 29

Urdu Book Review 29

India’s first and only Scientific and Informative Urdu Magazine 29


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