1-15 December 2010


Table of Contents

 

Judicial solution bleak for Ayodhya (Tahir Mahmood) 1

Ramdeo dances to RSS tune (Syed Manzar Mehdi) 1

The “real” slumdog millionaire (AG Khan) 1

Gujarat ATS did not probe a single encounter (AG Khan) 1

 

Issue / Opinion

Radia killed the media star (G Sampath) 2

Indian Media Discredited (Binu Mathew) 2

 

National

Aseemanand: the saffron terror mastermind (AG Khan) 3

Court summons ex-IGP over Karkare book (Hindustan Times) 3

Arab region is an important economic partner of India: Patil 3

BJP’s minority morcha meet 3

Staines’ murder case: CBI pleads for death to Dara (MG Newsdesk) 3

 

National

Scam flotilla: our national indulgence (AG Khan) 4

Sibal unveils minority education strategy (Charu Sudan Kasturi, Hindustan Times) 4

Maha to appeal against Maulana Yahya’s acquittal (AG Khan) 4

Confession of Saffron terrorists – iii 4

MANREGA beneficiaries in Modiland include NRIs, doctors and rich land owners (AG Khan) 4

Doublespeak, thy name is Sangh Parivar (AG Khan) 4

Shiv Sena takes up anti-Muslim issues (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 4

 

National

Nitish magic lured Muslims (AG Khan) 5

Bihar Assembly has more Muslim MLAs (Based on TCN) 5

BJP no more untouchable for Muslims in Bihar (TIA) 5

Sudarshan – the suicide bomber (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 5

 

National

Don’t jail writers seeking justice: Arundhati (Arundhati Roy) 6

High Court notice to Centre on Arundhati Roy 6

Enemy Property Bill introduced (AG Khan) 6

AMU restores its all-India character (Kaleem Kawaja) 6

Minority schemes reviewed by Centre (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 6

Bureaucracy dumps Muslim welfare schemes 6

AMU girl students show creative skills (TCN) 6

AMU gets Rs 2.30 crore grant for lab 6

Five new ITIs for minority youths 6

 

National

Indresh Bachao Abhiyan: defending pracharaks (AG Khan) 7

Partition myths must be broken to achieve peace (Ghulam Muhammed) 7

Complaint lodged against CWG scam 7

Docu released on a dedicated volunteer 7

 

National

Kandhamal: persecution continues (John Dayal) 8

Jawwad arrested, later released in Lucknow, mob on rampage (TCN) 8

Mob attacks Friday namazis (AG Khan) 8

 

National

Future India awaits its fate (Haider Abbas) 9

Live-in relationships and the Supreme Court (Mushtaq Ahmad Alig) 9

 

National

Aseemanand is Gujarat’s saffron monster (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Dawoodi Bohras called on Modi (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Case of murder against swami (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Zadafia questioned by Nanavati panel (AH Lakhani) 10

Teesta hits out at SIT (AH Lakhani) 10

SC dismissed Gujarat plea against Ishrat SIT (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Gujarat police: scoundrels in the garb of Vaishnavjan (AG Khan) 10

 

Human Rights / Terrorism

“Terrorism” will stop only when Jews stop their war on Muslims (V.T. Rajshekar) 11

Troopers on a beating spree in Pattan, 20 injured (Wasim Khalid with Altaf Baba in Baramulla) 11

India ranks 15 on extreme terror risk index 11

America admits fiasco in David Headley affair 11

India won’t permit Pak to interrogate Fahim 11

Beware: Terrorists on the prowl 11

22 accused of Mumbai blast acquitted by TADA court 11

Ajmer Blast accused a Pakistani migrant 11

Bomb kills policemen while defusing 11

 

Issues

The disadvantage of being America’s strategic partner (Mustafa Khan) 12

Media game on Kanpur blast (Abdul Rashid Agwan) 12

Suicides up in the Valley (Dilnaz Boga -  newint.org) 12

 

Issues

Anguish of Kashmiri People: are we listening?  (Ram Puniyani) 13

Solve Kashmir: Jan Hastakshep (Afsana Rashid) 13

Lotus petals falling apart (AG Khan) 13

 

Analysis

Ayodhya case in the apex court (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 14

Ayodhya verdict challenged by JUH in the SC 14

Facts that SC has to take note of on Ayodhya: Irfan Habib (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 14

Mahabharat among  Ram bhakts (AG Khan) 14

All-religion seven-storied centre to come up in Ayodhya (Haider Abbas) 14

 

Jammu & Kashmir

Dateline Srinagar: Afsana Rashid 15

Interlocuters working on a permanent solution framework 15

US help sought to solve Kashmir 15

Deletion of Kashmir from UN list resented 15

Casualties of militancy continue to pile up 15

Pak not satisfied with Valley protests 15

Militant activities in the Valley 15

 

Newsmakers 16

 

Special Reports

Qutub Shahi legacy of Hyderabad (Azmathulla Shariff) 17

Matheran loses heritage marathon (AG Khan) 17

A solo exhibition of calligraphic art (Sami Rafiq) 17

 

Community News

Nation pays glowing tributes to Azad 18

Rahman and Resul strive for beautification of Ajmer Dargah 18

Obama impressed by innovative skills of Irfan and Gyanesh 18

TV Channel served notice for hurting Muslim sentiments 18

Communal peace: Malerkotla sets glorious trend (Akhbar Mashirq) 18

Mosque restored peacefully to Muslims (Nadim Ahmad) 18

Qaziwali Masjid rescued from encroachers (AG Khan) 18

Maulana Azad under media blackout (Manzar Mehdi Faizabadi) 18

Kashmir interlocutors divided at the onset 18

Kashmir Committee was close to a political solution 18

Muslim OBCs demand implementation of Bengal quota 18

 

Community News

25 bulls “saved”, 35 persons arrested 19

Darul Uloom Deoband advises to desist from cow-slaughter 19

Several places tense over Qurbani issue 19

Qurbani at exhorbitant cost 19

Milli Council condemns interference in Qurbani 19

VP stresses need for quality education on Education Day 19

“Healthy People Healthy Nation”: campaign by PFI (M. Asim Sharieff) 19

Gujarat govt plea in Ishrat case rejected by the apex court 19

Anjuman Islamia’s stepmotherly treatment to Urdu 19

Bahadur Shah Zafar remembered 19

Haj unites three sisters after two decades 19

TADA court acquits 22 in 1993 blast case 19

Attempt to create tension thwarted 19

 

Community News

23-volume fiqh Hanafi text released 20

125-year-old Jumma Khan is oldest man in the world 20

‘Promote Urdu’ remains a hollow commitment 20

Urdu teachers doomed to remain unemployed 20

Guidelines for the Muftiyan 20

Using Qur’an’s pages for cracker making 20

Jamia Rahmat organises conference and mass marriage 20

Bangalore to hold competitions in Qur’anic skills 20

Salim’s prospects for compensation brightens 20

Be afraid of the‘t’ word 20

Muslim League, UDF reject Madani’s PDP offer 20

SIT claims IM plot behind Chinnaswamy blast 20

Musaddas-e Hali to be republished 20

Anonymous letter tries to poison young minds in Jamia 20

Madani’s judicial remand extended 20

 

Community News

Jama Masjid Kalan under receivers 21

Shabir Shah manhandled by B.J.Y.M. 21

Anjuman Committee opposed to CCTV cameras in Ajmer 21

Campus Front holds ‘Save Public Education’ prog. (By TCN News) 21

Kerala IB to probe TNS controversial survey of Muslims 21

Mahmood Madani equates the Prophet with Gandhiji 21

Azam Khan wants his return to SP to be conditional 21

Imams played key role in restoring peace in the Valley 21

Wakf can also be created by non Muslims: Supreme Court 21

Verdict in eight major Gujarat riots cases deferred 21

National Archives receive 20,000 items as gift 21

Delhi police nabs suspected HM commander 21

Court acquits alleged terrorist 21

A Muslim to be the Deputy CM of the proposed Telangana 21

India Islamic Centre inaugurated by Patil in Abu Dhabi 21

 

Community News

ATS arrest on mistaken identity 22

Babur ki Aulad ready for stage production 22

Families lacking BPL card entitled for Mahamaya in UP 22

Industrialisation in Himachal at Muslim’s cost 22

Gujarat government constitutes new SIT in Ishrat case 22

Stop mourning the fate of Urdu: Shahid Siddiqui 22

Ambani’s Antilla attracts CVC scanning and Muslim ire 22

AMU centre at Murshidabad launched by Pranab Mukherjee 22

90 Muslim sites among 249 encroached monuments in India 22

Mauritius President avoided the disputed site in Ayodhya 22

Azad made no compromise on unity, education: VP 22

Yemeni Ambassador visits AMU 22

 

International

Israel’s culture of lying and deceit (Khalid Amayreh) 23

British politician: “Israel is the root cause of terrorism” (Jonny Paul) 23

Islam reaches the Arctic 23

 

International

Tribunal finds corporations complicit in Israeli war crimes (Press release by the Russell Tribunal on 22 November 2010) 24

Gaza boy recounts being human shield (presstv.ir) 24

Guantanamo bay prisoner declared innocent 24

Saudi King advised bed rest 24

Mob in Athens abuses Muslims (reuters.com) 24

Segregation of Jews and Arabs in Israel 24

 

International

One hundred famous Norwegians call for Israel’s cultural and academic boycott (Cnaan Liphshiz) 25

US charges 17 over $42m theft of Holocaust funds 25

Eid Reception at 10 Downing Street 25

Community group launches sacrificial meat project 25

 

International

West’s Imperial Lust in Afghanistan (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 26

 

Book

President Carter’s Book on Palestine, Book: Palestine Peace Not Apartheid, Author: Jimmy Carter, Publishers: Simon & Schuster, New York, Year: 2006 (Habib Siddiqui) 27

 

Islamic Perspectives

Grand Mufti comes down on Western occupation (AG Khan) 28

Islamic rituals are not superflous (Shad Shahid)

 

MG Classifieds 29

 

Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

MG (Vakil Ahmed Kazi, Mohammad Azam Khan) 30

Solution in Personal/Indian Law (Faheemuddin) 30

Please do not print KABA SHARIF photo (Imran Shaikh) 30

Muslim mind must not be misunderstood (Sultan A.U. Patel) 30

Supreme Court and Babri Masjid (Noor Mohammad) 30

Bihar’s mandate (A. Hameed Yousuf) 30

Wrong analogy and double-standards (G. Hasnain Kaif) 30

Arundhati Roy vs Taslima Nasreen (Farhana Siddiqui) 30

Power leads to corruption (Shafaque Alam and Hasnain Rizwi) 30

‘Times of India’ becomes ‘Crimes of India’ (Ghulam Muhammed) 30

Letter from a Terrorism-accused (Major Ramesh Upadhyay) 30

Muslims are their own enemies (A.M.A. Pira) 30

Wasil Khan proved Indian after 25 years (S. Haque) 30

Two Jews are more than 257-300 and 700 Indians (Ghulam Muhammed) 30

Coaching for UPSC PCS (J) begins in AMU (Zeeshan Ahmad) 30

Ayodhya Verdict (Faheemuddin) 30

 

 

Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

Letter to SC Judges: Good stand taken (Subhash Chandra Agarwal) 32

Something rotten in Allahabad High Court: SC (Dr. Mustafa Kamal Sherwani) 31

Corruption (Sultan A. Patel) 31

Terminological antagonism (Shayan Ghani) 31

There is no need to hop about... (Bhai Tej Singh) 31

Congress clean up drive (Dr Mookhi Amir Ali) 31

AMU students awarded (Zeeshan Ahmad) 31

Aung San Suu Kyi (Dr Mookhi Amir Ali) 31

Reality show (Mohd Ziyaullah Khan) 31

PAC with teeth, a mighty weapon (Dr Mookhi Amir Ali) 31

Why appreciating only after death? (Subhash Chandra Agarwal) 31

JDS should help Yeddy (Abdul Hameed Maqdoomi) 31

Slogan of Sushashan – development with justice (S. Haque) 31

Loren Booth’s veil unveil West (S. Akhtar) 31

Eye wash reply by health ministry on tobacco products (Madhu Agarwal) 31

Can Obama please both – India and Pakistan? (Shafaque Alam, Xavier William) 31

Game madness (S. Akhtar) 31

Lost faith in system & Islamic Law (S. Haque) 31

Jaya vs Indira (Dr Mookhi Amir Ali) 31

Nearness to Sultans dangerous (Sultan A.U. Patel) 31

 

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