1-15 December 2011

Table of Contents

UP: Maya’s move may boomerang (Mohammad Shahid) 1

From arrest to bail:  pathology of Malegaon (Mustafa Khan) 1

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 1


Issue / Opinion

Should Religion Be Taught In Schools? (Fr. Anand Muttungal) 2

Does Education Empower Women? (Mushtaq Ul Haq Ahmad Sikander) 2



“Kar seva should continue till Ram Temple is built” 3

Yousuf Ali most influential Indian in the GCC 3

Racial discriminations singling out Indian Muslims (Nandini Chandrashekar, Deccan Herald) 3

No change in visa policy for Modi: US 3



Sunil Joshi case transferred to Bhopal (MG News Desk) 4

Doors of Madurai temple opened for Dalits (MG News Desk) 4

Historic meeting between Church & Muslim leaders (Nadim Ahmad) 4

Attacks continue on Muslim youths in Hyderabad 4

Protest against former Home Secretary’s sexist comments about Ishrat Jahan (Ghulam Muhammed) 4



Coffee-table album Jahaan-e-mukafaat released 5

Kalbe Sadiq: a million tragedies (Haider Abbas) 5



Mushawarat deliberates on national and international situation 6

SIMI ghost refuses to die (AG Khan) 6



“In Miyaon ko maro; bach ke na jaane paayen”: Police (Abdul Bari Masoud) 7

Mulayam remembers Azam to garner Muslim votes (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 7



Delhi CM inaugurates Al-shifa Hospital 8

Jamia Millia’s Convocation (NA Ansari) 8

Pawar demands early implementation of Sachar report (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 8



“Protection of Minority Rights not a virtue but a political necessity”: Justice Siddiqui 9

Operation cleansing: sadbhavna in action (AG Khan) 9

Sri Sri Ravishankar and art of politics (Ram Puniyani) 9



Sardarpura verdict: is it the road to justice? (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Isharat case: SIT report is a welcome step (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Silent protest in Juhapura (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10


Human Rights / Terrorism

Politics of human blood in India (Ilyas Azmi) 11

Belguam Court acquits 11 innocent Muslim youths (A.S. Khanapuri, karnatakamuslims.com) 11

Togadia demands death sentence for conversion 11

Butchers reel under illegal VHP embargo 11



The circus of terrorism (Mustafa Khan) 12

Juvenile rights violated in J&K: ACHR 12



Ruining innocent lives: guilt of investigating agencies (Ram Puniyani) 13

Muslims suffer from fear and terror (NA Ansari) 13



Anti-Muslim Bias Denies Them Fair Trial (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 14

Are we a pseudo-secular state? (Abdul Khaliq) 14


Jammu & Kashmir

Dateline Srinagar: Afsana Rashid 15

Protests in Valley over missionary activity 15

J&K delegation to discuss AFPSA 15

Police to probe armyman’s presence in rally 15

Enquiry into NC worker’s death 15

Indo-Pak overtures welcomed in Valley 15


Newsmakers 16

Mauji Khan (January 1939 — 14 November 2011) (NA Ansari) 16


Special Reports

India reaches out to Palestine 17

Award for bringing technology closer to students 17

Milli Council condoles Rashadi and Mauji Khan (Nadim Ahmad) 17

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 17


Community News

Modi melody lures Advani 18

Legal Aid Clinic At Zakir Husain College 18

One lakh houses built in 90 districts for BPL minorities 18

Malegaon blast accused granted bail (AG Khan) 18

Sanjiv Bhatt demands additional security 18

Immorality: live-in relationship 18

Mysterious meeting of I.P.S. officers 18


Community News

Be kind to animals (except Muslims) (AG Khan) 19

Eight new distance education centres opened by AMU 19

JuH for speedy passage of communal violence bill 19

Proposal for a separate girls Polytechnic in Jamia Millia 19

Publication of Prophet’s caricature condemned (NA Ansari) 19

Masjid rehabilitated in a Ludhiana village 19

Minorities and tribals to be part of Anna’s team 19

UNESCO Award for Afghan and Palestinian rights activists 19

90-year old fatwa against the British government traced 19

Concern over conversions in J&K 19

Burhanpur riot: 14 accused sentenced 19


Community News

MIM gets land for college 20

Ali Day observed at the Aligarh Muslim University 20

AFMI’s 20th Annual Convention & Gala Award Programme 20

Setback to Modi govt, SIT says state police murdered Ishrat 20

Malegaon youth greeted by thousands (ummid.com) 20


Community News

IRRT Annual Day and Awards (Mushtaq Ul Haq Ahmad Sikander) 21

Priest arrested for foreign-funded religious conversions 21

Peace conference in Murshidabad 21

Sir Syed did not get the position he deserved (NA Ansari) 21


Community News

Seminar on Allama Shibli Nomani 22

AMU Women’s College hold College Day 22

IOS submits suggests about Lokpal bill 22

Muslims are refugees in their own A.P. village 22

Founder of INSAN School, Dr. Syed Hassan attacked 22

Raza Library’s OSD Shah Abdus Salam’s term ends 22

Protests over NSUI activity in Kashmir Uni. (Afsana Rashid) 22

“Maoists must apologise for Niyamat Ansari murder” 22

Lecture on Middle East in AMU



Jews are “self-serving”: Kissinger (AP, Nov 17, 2011) 23

Only two Qaeda leaders left (The Telegraph, London, 23 Nov. 2011) 23

'World fears US as a war-hungry drunk': ex-Senator (RT, November 23, 2011) 23

Iran to create 100-million-strong Muslim army (farsnews.com - 20 Nov. 2011) 23

India to buy two more Israeli AWACS (TOI, 8 Nov. 2011) 23

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 23



International tribunal says Israel subjects Palestinians to apartheid (AP, Nov 17, 2011) 24



Residual of p.no. (24) 25



Turkey and the Arab League have symmetry on Syria (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 26

Pak hero of Jeddah floods awarded top Saudi medal 26



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Modern Gurus, Religion and Liberation Theology 27


Books from Pharos Media, publishers of this newspaper 28


Islamic Perspectives

Five suggestions for the Islamic World - i (Asghar Ali Engineer) 29


MG Classifieds 30


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

MG: Kya Qaum so rahi hai? (M Naushad Ansari) 31

Sufi Panchayat (Syed Sultan Mohiddin) 31

Blind arrogance (Wide-eyed old man) 31

Retain capital punishment (G. Hasnain Kaif) 31

Katju on Indian Muslims (Farooq Abdul Gaffar Bawani) 31

Kudos to SIT (Syed Sultan Mohiddin) 31

Islam teaches humility (Nazneen O. Saherwala) 31

Welcome Anna Hazare (Dr. M. Hashim Kidwai) 31

Girls unwanted! (Manzar Imam) 31

Judiciary (Syed Sultan Mohiddin) 31

Minority Commission in Rajasthan (S. Haque) 31

Frisking of Kalam by US officials (Shafaque Alam) 31

AMU centres and its importance (Sameer Qaiyum) 31

Communal bias (Syed Sultan Mohiddin) 31

Position of PMO (Dr Mookhi Amir Ali) 31

Media and Baby Bacchan (Shafaque Alam) 31



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Kanti Weekly / Kanti Monthly 20


Taarikh Tadween Sunnat (Islamic Studies Research Academy) 21


Idarah Al-Hasanaat (Rampur) 25


Health Consultation 30

Urdu Book Review 30

India’s first and only Scientific and Informative Urdu Magazine 30


Enlightens Allah’s Message – www.mostmerciful.com 32

Quran - A verse a day 32

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