1-15 March 2010


Table of Contents

Delhi hosts international interfaith conference (T. Riyas Babu) 1

Cartoon MG/Yusuf 1

 

Issue / Opinion

Murder of Shahid Azmi, Assault on Indian Democracy (Mirza A. Beg) 2

Shahid Azmi, a career produced and consumed by judicial system (Mustafa Khan) 2

A film on media - beyond TRP and deadlines (Mohd Ziyaullah Khan) 2

 

National

National campaign for reservation launched (T. Riyas Babu) 3

Who Killed Karkare? released in Malayalam (T. Riyas Babu) 3

Cow slaughter leads to destruction of mosques and madrasa 3

 

National

Bid to ignite communal tension (T. Riyas Babu) 4

School drop-outs maximum in India: UNESCO (NA Ansari) 4

India hopes to double trade with Arab World 4

Only 5% of Plan funds spent on minorities 4

Job quota for Kashmiri Pandits 9 (Ajmer Alam Wani) 4

Documentary on Shihab Thangal Released (T. Riyas Babu) 4

Attacks on Churches (T. Riyas Babu) 4

 

National

“We need religious concord in a framework of equality”: Ansari 5

 

National

Togadia calls for economic boycott of Muslims (T Riyas Babu) 6

CPI-M seeks report on welfare steps for minorities 6

Reservation is your right: Akbar (T. Riyas Babu) 6

Muslim Majlis re-elects Prof Atif Khan (Haider Abbas) 6

National

Continued of (p.no. 1) 7

New Dialogue Movement formed at Delhi 7

Muslims feel alienated in the country: Teesta (T. Riyas Babu) 7

 

National

India’s Intra-civilizational clash (Mustafa Khan) 8

Solidarity with martyr Shahid Azmi’s family (Salman Sultan) 8

Two terrorists who put bomb at Haridwar station arrested 8

 

National

Communal violence bill — cure worse than disease (Asghar Ali Engineer) 9

Modern educationist Maulana, new Congress face (Firoz Bakht Ahmed) 9

 

National

By Abdul Hafiz Lakhani 10

Serial blast cases: Gujarat police again under scanner 10

Custodial torture 10

Naroda Patiya: spectrographic tests allowed 10

Restore religious places: Guj. HC 10

Nanvati commission and CBI may expose nexus of riots 10

Paswan raps Modi over Garib mela 10

 

Human Rights

Shahid — a man in love with justice (Monica Sakhrani) 11

Qatar offers home to Husain (PK Prakasam)     11

UP govt orders CID probe into death of duo in police custody 11

Vanishing STF victims (Haider Abbas) 11

 

Issues

The West in the grip of unprecedented Islamophobia (Syed Shahabuddin) 12

No proof of temple at Babri site Advocate Jilani cites archaelogical evidence (NA Ansari) 12

 

Special Reportss

Indo-Pak talks and Taliban provocations (Ram Puniyani) 13

BJP’s soft Hindutva mask (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 13

 

Analysis

Indian Muslims at grassroots (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 14

US-Muslim World relations: a candid talk 14

Islamophobia of “Press Twist of India” (NM Sampathkumar Iyangar) 14

 

Jammu & Kashmir

Dateline Srinagar: Afsana Rashid 15

J&K mulls grand amnesty to militant youth 15

Teenager shot dead by BSF 15

Indo-Pak talks: both should relax stands 15

Avalanche tragedy 15

 

Newsmakers

Prof. Abdur Rahman 16

Qazi C M Abdulla Maulavi (T. Riyas Babu) 16

 

Special Reports

Delhi hosts international interfaith conference (conclusion of p.no. 7) 17

Cartoon M/G Yusuf 17

 

Community News

Muslim intra-faith meet calls for unity (T. Riyas Babu) 18

Ten percent job reservation for Muslims in W. Bengal 18

Andhra Court rejects government move (NA Ansari) 18

Bihar: Urdu is Greek to Urdu director 18

Maulana Azad National Fellowship for Minority Students 18

 

Community News

Muslims should continue their fight for justice: Sahi 19

PFI kicks off Campaign for Muslim Reservation in Manipur 19

Rehabilitation Work by Imarat Shariah Bihar & Orissa 19

Priyanka wins in competition on the Prophet’s life 19

Fresh enquiry against AMU's VC into financial irregularities 19

Get together on Muslim Reservation in Goa 19

Terror acquittal: but five years lost to prove innocence (Mahtab Alam) 19

 

Community News

Wamiq’s family rejects govt award (Muhammad Aamir) 20

Muslim leaders condemn brutal killing of Sikhs by Pak Taliban 20

Teaching resumed in Mazharul Haque University 20

AP High Court rejects reservation for Muslims 20

MCD has no records of religious encroachments on its land (NA Ansari) 20

Increase in the number of Muslims in government jobs 20

Aligarh Summer University 2010 inaugurated 20

AMU holds three day International conference on Algebra 20

 

Community News

Four nabbed with explosives 21

No proof of Ram Mandir 21

Congress and BJP chips of the same block 21

BJP Govt in Karnataka to ban Cow slaughter (T. Riyas Babu) 21

Digvijay Singh explains his visit to Azamgarh 21

Delhi blasts accused Shahzad was not hiding: villagers (Mahtab Alam) 21

PFI demo against K’taka govt move on cow slaughter 21

 

International

The truth about US Justice (Yvonne Ridley) 22

Holocaust: Israel’s Ultimate Red Herring (Khalid Amayreh) 22

 

International

Dubai And “Stupid Israeli Spies” (Eileen Fleming) 23

America’s First Suicide Bomber (Paul Craig Roberts) 23

 

International

Take Israel to International Criminal Court (Sayed Dhansay) 24

 

International

The Useless Logic of Round Numbers: War is Criminal (Ramzy Baroud) 25

Teacher sex abuse scars family, town (Martha Irvine) 25

Jundullah: “Islamic Terrorism” made in America 25

 

International

Imperialism’s Last Gasp in West Asia (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 26

 

Book

Secrets of Haj (Shameer KS) 27

A new book on the Muslim life during the medieval period (Prof. Zafarul Islam Islahi) 27

 

Islamic Perspectives

Religious Diversity and Tolerance in Islam-ii (Asghar Ali Engineer) 28

 

MG Classifieds 29

 

Rejoinder / Opinion

Who is fake? (Ramesh) 30

Muslims are looked upon suspiciously after every blast (Mushtaque Madni, Farzana Nigar, Dr. Abdul Hameed Maqdoomi) 30

Reservation for Muslim community (Mohd Ziyaullah Khan) 30

Minaret is important in Islam (Hamza Kallada) 30

Sikh-Muslim Relationship (M Naushad Ansari) 30

China’s meditation versus Pakistan mediation (Dr. Abdul Hameed Maqdoomi) 30

Israel’s murderers (Aaron Sears) 30

Iran’s Islamic revolution (Salman Ghani) 30

Talibanising Islam (Safiya Sameena) 30

Who Killed Karkare? (Syed Shahabuddin) / SM Mushrif’s reply: (S.M. Mushrif) 30

 

Letters

MG (Md. Zahiruddin) 31

BJP’s future plight (Dr. Abdul Hameed Maqdoomi, Dr. Abdul Hameed Maqdoomi, Muhammad Salahuddin) 31

Amitabh peace ambassador of Modi (Sandeep Ghiya, Kausar Fatima) 31

No evidence of Ram mandir at Ayodhya (S. Haque) 31

Silence the Guns (Dr Mookhi Amir Ali, Mohammed Sadullah Khan, Mohd Ziyaullah Khan, Farzana Nigar) 31

Well-done, inspector (Atiq Khan) 31

Indo-Saudi relations (Mohammed Sadullah Khan) 31

Shahrukh IPL remarks and Shiv Sena (Farooq Abdul Gaffar Bawani) 31

The Heart of Obama at Cairo Speech (Dr. Mustafa Kamal Sherwani) 31

Pune blast (Anis Reyaz) 31

 

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