1-15 January 2012

Table of Contents

4.5% : Congress’ sleight of hand (Zafarul-Islam Khan) 1

Joke...tokenism...dangerous... 1

During last 10 years, Police killed 4 in custody daily (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 1

MG, media and Muslims (Editor) 1

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 1


Issue / Opinion

Rotten Roots, Rotten Fruits (Nada Zaim Faruqi) 2

The reality of 4.5% (Dr Idrees Qureshi) 2

Rising Communal Violence (Ayesha Pervez) 2



Parties wooing Muslims ahead of U.P. polls (Masood Hasan) 3

Fake “Indian Muslim delegation” visits Israel (NA Ansari & Zafarul-Islam Khan) 3

Prophet Muhammad unsurpassed: Jethmalani (NA Ansari) 3

Six more innocent Muslims released (MG News Desk) 3

Gang rape exposes Gujarat Gaurav (MG News Desk) 3



Delhi most unsafe for women: study 4

Tamil Nadu government’s bounty for Muslims 4

Desecration of the Qur’an: five minors released on bail 4

Conference on Prevention of Communal Violence Bill (NA Ansari) 4

Ulama and muftis asked not to issue fatwas which confuse Muslims (NA Ansari) 4

Attacks on Christians were pre-planned: Kandhamal tribunal (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 4

BJP launched UP election campaign from Ayodhya with focus on ‘Ram Rajya’ 4



Seminar on Shibli and his legacy 5

Truth is out: Ishrat was murdered by Gujarat police: SIT (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 5

No evidence that Ishrat had terror links: SIT (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 5

Christian & Muslim leaders hold consultations with MPs and leaders of political parties (Nadim Ahmad) 5

Naroda case: court orders probe against four cops 5

Gulbarg massacre could have been averted 5

Gujarat to have a new CBI unit for fresh probes 5



AMU Students’ Union election results declared (MG News Desk) 6

Minority educational institutions exempted from RTE (MG News Desk) 6

Two dead in Shia groups bloody fight (MG News Desk) 6

On riot-free India (Asghar Ali Engineer) 6

The word “secularism” has lost its meaning: Romila Thapar (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 6



Mayawati and her Muslim Report Card (Haider Abbas) 7

Death sentence in 2003 Mumbai blast case deferred (MG News Desk) 7

PMO’s directive to Uttrakhand to submit report on October riots (MG News Desk) 7

A.P. govt’s compensation to released victims lauded but with a rider (MG News Desk) 7

Team visits Odh 2002 riot scene (MG News Desk) 7



Syed Mubarak - The Agony Of Being A Terrorist! (Haider Abbas) 8



Conference on Social Issues and Apostasy in Kashmir 9

Government promotes the gutter of caste 9



Debate continues in Kashmir over AFSPA (Afsana Rashid) 10

Human rights day in the Valley (Afsana Rashid) 10

Is time ripe for President’s rule in Gujarat? (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10



Hazare: Only A Protestor (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 11

Inventing The Enemy (Patricia Mukhim) 11


Men & Women In News

Prof. Muhammad Iqbal 12


Special Report

Muslim media conference in Jakarta (Our Own Correspondent) 13

AFMI Convention at Ranchi (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 13

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 13


Community News

Teesta Setalvad’s Lecture at AMU 14

Omar and Farooq to woo Muslim voters for Congress in UP 14

Nanavati Commission allows Jadeja’s cross examination 14

Demand for a Dalit CM gaining momentum in Punjab 14

Gujarat connection haunts AP police 14

Handi”capped” Muslims “cap”tivated by Modi mantra 14

Lucknow Scientist gets Urdu Academy Award 14

“Parzania” now released in Gujarat too 14

Appointment of Moallim Urdu as assistant teachers 14

Kashmiris to be trained and hired by PSUs: Centre 14

Yunus Patel’s chivalry: Nikah in hospital 14

Dowry evil in West Bengal (Aleem Khan Falaki) 14


Community News

AIMPLB to start nationwide protests (NA Ansari) 15

Muslim leaders meet to consider issues (Translated from Urdu daily Sahafat,  23 Dec. 2011) 15

HRD Minister inaugurates AMU Malappuram Centre 15

“America behind Babri Masjid’s demolition” 15

TCN holds annual event in Mumbai 15

Growing popularity of Arabic-Persian Board 15

Acquittals an incomplete justice: Salim Engineer 15



We Are The Terrorists (Dr. Dahlia Wasfi) 16

"Israeli embassy will open in Tripoli if Sun rises from west" 16

Israeli lawmaker proposes ban on mosque loudspeakers 16

American Holocaust ready 16

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 16



Global March for Jerusalem 17

Maybe its Time we "Bomb Israel" 17

US involved in Gaddafi killing: Putin (post.jagran.com) 17



Memo-Gate Exposes Pakistan’s Fault Lines (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 18

Israel warns of Islamic Empire in Middle East 18



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Books from Pharos Media, publishers of this newspaper 20


Islamic Perspectives

Role of Women In Karbala (Asghar Ali Engineer) 21

Al-Rubayyi’: a visit to the bride (Received from mail2shahid@gmail.com) 21


MG Classifieds 22


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

MG (Sultan Akhtar, Farooq Abdul Gaffar Bawani, Dr. Iqbal Ahmad, M. Ahmad Konandi) 23  

Indian Muslims  reject the two-nation theory (Yunus Chitalwala) 23  

Sarkari Musalman (Farooq Abdul Gaffar Bawani) 23  

My son is not a terrorist – Aftab’s father (S. Haque) 23  

Media and Muslims (Dr. M.H. Kidwai) 23  

Wine shops in Kashmir (Syed Adfar Rashid Shah) 23  

BJP and Muslims (Dr Maqdoomi Hyderabad) 23  

Ban smoking tobacco and eating gutka (G. Hasnain Kaif) 23  

Death sentence (Sultan A. Patel) 23  

Lokpal (Dr Mookhi Amir Ali) 23  

Shamsuddin death compensation? (S. Haque) 23  

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi (Dr Maqdoomi) 23  

No to Sehwag's Statue in JMI Campus (Hasan Abdullah) 23  

AMU centre (Sameer Qaiyum) 23  



Idarah Al-Hasanaat (Rampur) 17

Urdu Book Review 22

India’s first and only Scientific and Informative Urdu Magazine 22

Enlightens Allah’s Message – www.mostmerciful.com 24

Qur’an – A verse a day 24

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Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh 202002 Admission Notification No. 01 (2012-13) 24