1-15 July 2011


Table of Contents

Beware, IB steno is back in town, so is our doubt about The Hindu’s credibility (Zafarul-Islam Khan) 1

Tough law to curb discrimination against minorities (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 1

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 1

 

Issue / Opinion

Delink BPL survey & caste census: Shahabuddin 2

Is the RSS trying to hijack People’s movements? (Anand Muttungal) 2

Syrian regime change is an American move (Kodimirpal) 2

 

National

Egypt non-committal on India’s UNSC claim (Abdul Bari Masoud) 3

Rightful place of Urdu demanded (NA Ansari) 3

New general body of NCPUL announced (NA Ansari) 3

 

National

Will Uma be a catalyst for the BJP in UP? 4

Is Ganga no more sacred for the BJP? (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 4

Central agencies to investigate Ramdev’s holdings, firms, donations (MG News Desk) 4

Oil mafia behind Dey murder? (Saiyed Danish) 4

India is fourth most dangerous place for women (MG News Desk) 4

Himachal BJP MP expelled (MG News Desk) 4

 

National

Govt responsible for all problems of Muslims (Mushtaque Madni) 5

Israel’s bonding with the BJP stronger than that of Congress (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 5

The “scheduled offences” of Hindutva terror (Mustafa Khan) 5

 

National

Hindutva terrorists chargesheeted (Saiyed Danish) 6

Bihar State Madrasa Board’s 10th and 12th class results above 90% (NA Ansari) 6

A mirror of UP Muslim’s socio-economic conditions (Haider Abbas) 6

 

National

Uniformed killers on rampage in Forbesganj 7

FIR against 4 thousand unknown persons in Forbesganj after police killings (NA Ansari) 7

“Firing is a clear sign of Nitish govt’s anti-Muslim policies” (MG News Desk) 7

 

National

Torture made Khalid and Tariq “confess” (Haider Abbas) 8

Third degree torture forced Khalid to “confess” to a crime he never committed 8

 

National

From Tariq Qasmi’s affidavit 9

 

National

CBI opposes encounter case trial in Gujarat (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Bilkis Bano rapists face gallows (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Sadik was killed by Gujarat police (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Modi stalling Lokayukta issue (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

 

Human Rights / Terrorism

MP tightens noose over SIMI (AG Khan) 11

SC questions AFSPA, J&K Rights Indicts Army (Saiyed Danish) 11

Thanks to Indian clout, NHRC retains A status (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 11

Policemen guilty of torture will be jailed (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 11

Nasik explosion kills five (MG News Desk) 11

Ujjain rocked by explosions (MG News Desk) 11

End manual scavenging in six months: PM (MG News Desk) 11

Meals prepared by Dalits are untouchable (MG News Desk) 11

 

Issues

Indian Muslims: balance-sheet since Partition-ii (Syed Shahabuddin) 12

The seditious act of terrorism: Samjhauta Exp (Mustafa Khan) 12

Uplift of Muslims in W. Bengal (Syed Shahabuddin) 12

 

Issues

M.F. Husain: victim of intolerance (Ram Puniyani) 13

Munde-Gadkari tussle, stalemate remains (Saiyed Danish) 13

 

Analysis

Do Muslims need a National Leader? (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 14

NATGRID: intrusion into privacy (Iftikhar Gilani) 14

Hindutvites’ half-hearted love of Ayodhya (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 14

 

Jammu & Kashmir

Dateline Srinagar: Afsana Rashid 15

Accession to India is full and final: Cong leader 15

Illegal ultrasound clinics sealed 15

Panchayati raj means real freedom: Aiyar 15

Zamruda book on her jail days released 15

Omar asks for direct international flights 15

NHPC to pay Rs 150 crore to J&K 15

Indo-Pak teams inspect hydel project 15

 

Newsmakers 16

M. I. Kazi (1923-2011) (NA Ansari) 16

 

Special Reports

Kolkata celebrates budding artists 17

Refresher courses for madrasa teachers 17

Bhatkal people oppose door-to-door survey 17

Shibli Academy starts digitization of its manuscripts collection 17

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 17

 

Community News

IDC agreement with IOU 18

Agnivesh upset by Rithambhara in Ramdeo’s agitation 18

Karnataka BJP government’s efforts to placate Christians 18

Crime Branch raids Imtiyaz Syed’s house/office 18

Mamta government will remove injustices done to Urdu: TNC min. (NA Ansari) 18

Lawyer to adopt accident victim’s family 18

Inauguration of MANUU’s Study Centre in Kargil 18

Demand for grant of Rs. 205 crore to Mazharul Haq Uni. 18

Case filed against leader of Sambhaji Brigade 18

Without Pandits, J&K is incomplete: Omar 18

Pandian’s role likely to be exposed in Tulsi case 18

American govt’s training programme for Indian madrasas 18

 

Community News

Ta’leemul Qur’an launched 19

Hindu family harassed for adopting Muslim girl 19

Abhay Gandhi absconds after duping investors 19

Islamic Knowledge Centre and award function in Jaffarabad 19

Hindu girls in Bihar top in Madrasa exams 19

J&K gets Rs 6,600 crore as annual budget plan for (2011-12) 19  

A library in Jamia Nagar police station! 19

World Media Publication to publish book on Muslim leaders 19

CBI collecting evidence from witnesses in Tulsi encounter 19

Educational agreement between Arabic Uni. & IGNOU 19

Lok Ayukt’s notice to Mateen over sale of Waqf land 19

Delhi Police asked to report on ratio of minorities in the dept (NA Ansari) 19

 

Community News

Wakf land at throw away prices in Delhi 20

P.C. Pandey et al responsible for Gulbarg massacre 20

Jamiat Ulama to provide lawyers to defend Fahim etc 20

Gujarat: Fresh warrant against 50 released persons 20

Hundred days of AMU’s Murshidabad Centre 20

Ten thousand madrasas in West Bengal to be recognised 20

Farooqui slams Congress for opposing quota for Muslims (Abdul Bari Masoud) 20

 

Community News

Utter neglect of Muslim heritage 21

Sixteen students of Allahabad Uni. selected for fellowships 21

Married man elopes with girl, Muslims flee village 21

19 chargesheeted for SHO murder (NA Ansari) 21

“Two-for-one” scam: several Haj aspirants duped 21

Dwarf dares to reach the sky 21

Stay on warrant against Dr. Zakir Naik 21

CBI set to indict Amit Shah in fake encounter case 21

Nanavati Commission gets 16th extension! 21

 

Community News

Communal violence bill diluted 22

Congress-BJP clash on Communal Violence Bill 22

Forbesganj victims meet VP, heads of NHRC and NCM 22

Madani’s bail application referred to another SC bench 22

M.F. Husain was worth at least Rs. 4000 crore 22

RSS softens dress code rule to attract youths 22

Pragya named accused in the Samjhauta blast case 22

AFSPA must go in J&K: Paswan (Abdul Bari Masoud) 22

German Bakery blast enquiry to be handed over to NIA 22

Kashmiri Pandits seek Wakf-like board 22

Hallelujah! Gandhi’s Bharat holds Mahotsav in Israel! 22

 

International

Entrapping Innocent Muslims (Stephen Lendman) 23

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 23

 

International

Waging another unconstitutional war (Ralph Nader) 24

America’s Standing Army around the world 24

Jewish rabbis sentence dog to death by stoning (Akiva Novick) 24

$ 6.6 billion aid to Iraq stolen 24

Intolerant Christians are more militant than Muslims: Watchdog (indianexpress.com - 20 June 2011) 24

Some Americans will work for 25 cents an hour, experiment shows (newsweek.com) 24

 

International

Journalism 101 - how to avoid being a sheep (Leslie Griffith) 25

Former soldier converted to Islam after chat with Moroccan prisoner (emirates247.com) 25

 

International

Turkey is a Beacon to the Muslim World (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 26

 

Book

Kashmir’s suffering women, Book: Widows & Half Widows, Author: Afsana Rashid

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Asghar Ali Engineer’s Autobiography, Book: A Living Faith: My Quest for Peace, Harmony and Social Change, Price: INR. 525, ISBN: 978-81-250-4197-9, Pages: 360 HB, Year: 2011 , Publishers: Orient Blackswan Pvt Ltd, 1/24 Asaf Ali Rod, New Delhi 27

 

Islamic Perspectives

The concept of tolerance in Islam (Kamal Ahmad Khan) 28

The Prophet (pbuh) on women 28

 

MG Classifieds 29

 

Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

MG (Prof. Soleman Ali Mondal) 30

Wakf amendment bill (Ghulam Muhammed) 30

Urdu and Indian Muslims (Akhtar) 30

Hindutva terrorism (Ibne Hidayat) 30

France ethnocentrism (PA. Mohamedameen) 30

Towards a riot-free India (Mohd. Azam) 30

Communal Violence Bill (Zuber Ahmed Khan) 30

Ayodhya in Thailand (Nazneen O. Saherwala) 30

Not Husain, India’s secularism buried in London (Mushtaque Madni, Dr Mookhi Amir Ali) 30

Muslim girls of Bihar is leading the way (S. Haque) 30

Saibaba’s wealth (Dr Maqdoomi) 30

Climbing superior heights (Sultan A. Patel) 30

Secularism and minorities (Zuber Ahmed Khan) 30

Bihar law and order (S. Haque) 30

Corruption (AH Lakhani, Dr Mookhi Amir Ali, Mohd. Azam, Jagdip H. Vaishnav) 30

 

Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

Dance of Sushma (Mohd.Azam) 30

No to Nuclear (Dr Mookhi Amir Ali) 30

Delhi – a world city? (Dr. M. Hashim Kidwai) 30

Indira and Mamata (Mookhi Amir Ali) 30

Trafficking of women (Farzana Nigar) 30

Demand for separate Telangana (Dr Maqdoomi) 30

Gujarati Hindus’ god (S.A.U. Patel) 30

Press’s silence on corrupt bureaucrats (Dr. M. Hashim Kidwai) 31

How do you make abortion laws? (Jose A. Calvo) 31

USA faces danger of becoming a nation of warmongers (Hem Raj Jain) 31

 

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