1-15 February 2011

Table of Contents


Terror alerts: questions galore (Muhammad Abidur Rahman) 1

Cartoon MG/Yusuf 1


Issue / Opinion

Since when has the terror lost its colour? (Mushtaque Madni) 2

The forgotten past (Y.R. Pathan) 2

“All Hindus are not terrorists...” (Ghulam Muhammed) 2



The last voyage of a non-Muslim devotee of Imam Husain (Manzar Mehdi Faizabadi) 3

J&K records highest number of civilian killings in 2010 (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 3

Army chief doubts the legal system in J&K (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 3

‘I never gave a clean chit to Modi’: Maulana Vastanvi (Abdul Bari Masoud) 3

“Quote, Unquote” (Pratap Bhanu Mehta - Christophe Jaffrelot) 3



BJP begins polarisation game (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 4

“Congress has done nothing for Muslims”: RSS ‘Muslim Morcha’ (NA Ansari) 4

Excerpts from the ATS chargesheet in Malegaon case 4

India is Mt. Everest of corruption 4

Dalits remain highly deprived 4

2161 Delhi kids disappeared 4



Lakhs of Muslims face unemployment because of removal of tanneries (NA Ansari) 5

Arrest of the informer who got Mumbai Haj House Imam arrested (MG News Desk) 5

Anti-Terrorist Front demands SIMI-like ban on Hindutva outfits (MG News Desk) 5

The Augean stables of RSS (Mustafa Khan) 5



Zakat Foundation holds empowerment workshop 6

Grand Mufti of Egypt condemns terror (AG Khan) 6

Demolition of Mosque in Delhi: How did news agencies cover it? (Mahtab Alam) 6



After Aseemanand, it’s time for an apology (Manisha Sethi) 7

RMM: faithfully “theirs” 7



Hindutva’s ruthless mission: Sabarmati to Samjhauta (AG Khan) 8

The absconders: profiles in treason (AG Khan) 8



Aseemanand’s confession: a blessing in disguise for 32 9

Confession: chaos for many, relief for some (AG Khan) 9

They lived dangerously courting death (AG Khan) 9

Alphabet of terror: Best Bakery to Dargah (AG Khan) 9

Disowning their past (AG Khan) 9



SC slaps Gujarat govt in encounter case (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Encounter records destroyed (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Congress raps Modi for tall claims (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Modi should be compared with Godse (AH Lakhani) 10

BJP’s gimmick to woo Muslims (AH Lakhani) 10

Two Gujarati Muslim cricketers in team (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

www.gujarat-riots.com: Evidence against the guilty in the public domain

(Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

“The Commission would like to observe…. (Justice JS Verma) 10

Citizens for Justice and Peace (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10


Human Rights / Terrorism

Sunil Joshi murder: NIA gets green signal (AG Khan) 11

Evidence at Shabridham destroyed (AG Khan) 11

Shabri Dham turned tribals into beggars (AG Khan) 11

Swami absconded in a state govt bus (AG Khan) 11

Mobile clinic gathering dust at Shabridham (AG Khan) 11

Malegaon: re-probe ordered (AG Khan) 11

Karkare Award Instituted 11

POTA convict gets 14 years jail term (MG News Desk) 11

Malegaon accused had own agenda (MG News Desk) 11

NIA to investigate Mehrauli blast (MG News Desk) 11

CBI to probe Mecca, Ajmer blast link (MG News Desk) 11



Bihar Assembly Election, 2010 – an analysis (Syed Shahabuddin) 12



Swami, Sangh and Terror Links (Ram Puniyani) 13

Shabari Kumbh of conspirators (AG Khan) 13



Religion & Terrorism (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 14

Manipulations in J&K official records (Syed Junaid Hashmi) 14


Jammu & Kashmir

Dateline Srinagar: Afsana Rashid 15

People want empowerment: Interlocutors 15

Hizb chief ready for talks with conditions 15

PIL filed against summer killings 15


Newsmakers 16


Special Reports

Seminar on Travelogues (MG News Desk) 17

NRIs urged to help Indian Muslims (arabnews.com) 17

Protest for Muslim victims of terrorism 17

Karkare is book fair hero (From a report in Kolkata Telegraph) 17

Cartoon MG/Yusuf 1


Community News

Sohrabuddin fake encounter: status report filed 18

Kandhamal riot: 14 sentenced for three years 18

More Gujarat cops to be arrested by CBI in Sohrab case 18

Okhla phones are being tapped! 18

Partition harmed Muslims all over the world: Hamid Ansari 18

Farooq Abdullah apologises for ethnic cleansing 18

700 political leaders killed in J&K’s two decade’s violence 18

Venky’s ‘no’ to Nero 18

Yoga classes in a Madrasa in UP 18

Package for Kashmiri Pandits: state’s apathy 18

Fatima Dhiana Saeed: first woman to be SAARC secy gen 18

Muslims form front for separate Telengana 18

Veil lifting lands in jail 18

Lecture in Meerut Uni on ‘Urdu in Egypt 18

Zaheer Sheikh in national football team 18

Forest mafia poses threat to Chinars 18

IUML rebels form new party in Kerala 18


Community News

Mother of three daughters expelled for not begetting a son 19

Punjab Shahi Imam’s meeting with CM 19

Flag march threatens peace in the valley 19

JKLF to march to Lal Chowk on R. Day 19

Stone pelters line up for police recruitment in J&K 19

Jamiat threatens nationwide agitation on reservation 19

RBI protect wood-carving industry from world recession 19

Illegally built worship places to be demolished 19

Five lawyers and Setalvad fear arrest in Gujarat riot case 19

Kapil Sibal’s roadmap for minorities and Urdu 19

Eight gold medals for academic excellence 19

J&K sex scandal suffers jolt 19

Asia vis-à-vis Veena Malik: Pak hypocracy (AG Khan) 19


Community News

25 percent RTE quota for Muslims sought 20

Prize distribution by Delhi Youth Welfare Association 20

Muslim groups demand more funds for 12th Plan 20

Family reunion: non-’militants’ optimist 20

Egyptian engineer arrested on “conversion” charge 20

JMI wins north-zone Inter-Universities Hockey 20

Aurangabad to become Sambhajinagar 20

Hindu radicalism on the agenda of CMs meet 20

'Direct At Home' Donations: Konkan shows the way (ummid.com) 20

Centre gets powers to control communal riots (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 20


Community News

Law Commission recommends legal process for conversion 21

Jamia docs submitted to substantiate minority character 21

Set Malegaon blast “accused” free: deputations meet Patil 21

Road named after freedom-fighter Abdul Hadi Khan 21

Release demand gathers momentum 21

Syeda Hameed in Ahmedabad 21

Govt talk of reservation to Muslims out of OBC a hoax 21

Challenges of Finance (Tameemuddin Humble) 21


Community News

Discussion on early Muslim civilization 22

Admission starts in AMU’s Kerala & Bengal centres 22

Muradabad is now polio free 22

Sharif & Saghir part with their children to pay govt fine 22

Darul Musannefin delegation visits Mumbai 22

MG comment (Zafarul-Islam Khan) 22

Kaleem’s tryst: reforming the renegade (AG Khan) 22



Israel is a renegade, lawless and murderous state (Khalid Amayreh) 23

Israel’s orthodox rabbis: ‘palestinians to the ovens’ 23

TV reporter objects to ‘humiliating’ Israeli security checks (Catrina Stewart) 23



What’s the difference between Nazi and Zionist war criminals? (alanhart.net) 24

Erdogan: Turkey will stand by Hamas 24

Islamic group is CIA front, ex-Turkish intel chief says (Jeff Stein) 24

US forced to import bullets from Israel as troops use 250,000 for every rebel killed (Andrew Buncombe) 24



Israel is Murdering Scientists (Chandra Muzaffar) 25

Economists Foretell of U. S. Decline, China’s Ascension (Mark Felsenthal) 25

Arrested Terrorists Confess Affiliation to Mossad (english.farsnews.com) 25



West is Scared of Tunisia’s Domino Effect (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 26



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Islamic Perspectives

Blasphemy law – How much religion? How much politics? (Asghar Ali Engineer) 28

Love God or Fear God? (Asghar Ali Engineer) 28

How Islam is the solution? (Abdul Hannan Siwani Nadwi) 28


MG Classifieds 29


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

MG (Mohammed.Azam, Shakeel Ahmad Frank) 30

Vastanvi comment on Modi TOI Interview of Maulana Vastanvi (J.S.Bandukwala) 30

An open letter to Maulana Vastanvi (Farooq Abdul Gaffar Bawani, Ghulam Mohiyuddin) 30

A Tribute to Swamy Aseemanand (Dr. Mustafa Kamal Sherwani) 30

Does Nehru Congress secularism condoneMasjid demolitions? (Ghulam Muhammed) 30

Manufacturing “News” To Win Muslims? (S Farman Ahmad Naqvi) 30

Dress code (Y.R. Pathan) 30

Ramdeo dances to RSS tune (Faheemuddin) 30

Confession of Swami Aseemanand (Dr. Javed Ali Khan, Mohd Ziyaullah Khan) 30

Echo point (S. Akhtar) 30

Jangpura mosque (Farooq Abdul Gaffar Bawani) 30


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

Hoisting flag at Lal-Chowk by BJP (Syed Adfar Rashid Shah, Shafaque Alam) 30

Muslim needs own powerful media (S. Haque) 30

Islam's imperviousness to slander (MFRahman) 30

Blashphemy (S.M.Pasha, Syed Sultan Mohiddin) 31

Making assets of Bureaucrats public (Madhu Agarwal) 31

On troops reduction (Fayaz Ahmad Bhat) 31

Gender equality and law (Farzana Z Khan) 31

Physician heal thyself (G. H. Kaif) 31

Visa to Pak Hindus (Madhu Agarwal) 31

Wisdom in a mad land?! (S. Akhtar) 31

Muslim-Christian Organisation (Faheemuddin) 31

Turmoil in Tunisia (Mohammad Arif) 31

Disunity among the Muslims(context of Tunisia) (Palkodimir) 31

Dangerous double standard (Akram A.Khan Sambhali) 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


Free Online Health Consultation 29

Urdu Book Review 29

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


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