1-15 May 2011

Table of Contents


Are Muslims wholly responsible for their backwardness? (Syed Shahabuddin) 1

SDPI activist hacked by Hindutva goons 1

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 1


Issue / Opinion

Corruption, Jan Lokpal Bill and the Rule of Law (Navaid Hamid) 2



Welfare Party of India launched 3

Vision and Values of the Party 3

Planning Commission contemplates sub-plan for Muslims (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 3



Dalit girl thrown into fire by upper caste men (Madhu Chandra) 4

Contribution of secular Muslim rulers suppressed in India: Justice Katju (MG News Desk) 4

Dalits ostracised for entering temple in Gujarat are now self-reliant (MG News Desk) 4

High Court directive ignored: animals sacrificed in Orissa (MG News Desk) 4

Hanuman Jayanti now a tool to terrorize the Muslim community: CLMC (MG News Desk) 4

After 2,000 years, temple allows women into sanctum sanctorum (MG News Desk) 4



Fight against corruption & communalism must go hand-in-hand (Salar Khan Advocate) 5

It’s Islam versus Muslims in UP Census 2011 (Haider Abbas) 5

Christians up in arms against profiling order in MP (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 5



Lucknow shows solidarity with Bahrain & Libya (Haider Abbas) 6

Saffron War unveils Hindutva terrorism: Sandeep Pandey 6

Amendment bill takes away Waqf from Muslim domain: Zafar Mahmood 6

Rahmania Inter College recognised as Muslim minority institution 6



“Waqf Development Agency a conspiracy” (NA Ansari) 7

Fight between Deobandis and Barelvis leads to the death of a person in mosque (NA Ansari) 7

Of Praise for Mr Modi (Mustafa Khan) 7

Modi wanted Muslims to be taught a lesson: top cop (MG News Desk) 7

Shibli Academy releases Hindi biography of Shibli (MG News Desk) 7

Anjuman Taraqqi-e Urdu Bihar’s old demand fulfilled partly (MG News Desk) 7



Congress and BJP want to grab a share of the pie from Anna’s crusade (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 8

Workshop on awareness and capacity-building of Muslim Women (MG News Desk) 8

IOS silver jubilee celebrations (Ghitreef Shahbaz) 8



Why WB Muslims left the Left? (Haider Abbas Mumtaz Alam Falahi) 9

Peaceful coexistence possible with unity among the followers of Abrahamic faith (NA Ansari) 9



“Muslims are an asset”: Madni (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Three officers shunted (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Modi hides corruption: Gohil (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Muslims meet Modi (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Amit Shah in trouble (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10


Human Rights / Terrorism

Sohrab of Gorakhpur murdered by members of Hindu Yuva Vahini: PUCL (Shahnawaz Alam & Rajeev Yadav) 11

Impunity in disposing off rape case of a Muslim girl (Mustafa Khan) 11

Enough evidence to nail the saffron brigade in 2006 Malegaon blast 11

Implicated by Delhi Police, man comes clean after 10 years (MG News Desk) 11

Senior BJP & RSS leaders had a role in Joshi murder (MG News Desk) 11

Court reinstates youth expelled on false terror claim (MG News Desk) 11

SC orders CBI probe into Prajapati encounter case (MG News Desk) 11



Birth of Urdu Journalism in the Indian Subcontinent (GD Chandan) 12

Babri Masjid vs Taj Mahal (Salman Sultan) 12



Anna Hazare and Anti-Corruption Upsurge (Ram Puniyani) 13

India Rejuvenation Initiative demands SIT probe into cash for vote scam (MG News Desk) 13

Eight million children do not go to school in India (MG News Desk) 13



Anti-Corruption Drive: Already De-railed (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 14

Preliminary fact-finding report on the Chintalnar massacre of 11-16 March 2011 in Chhattisgarh 14

NGOs doubt effectiveness of NHRC (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 14


Jammu & Kashmir

Dateline Srinagar: Afsana Rashid 15

Dogra Certificate becomes bone of contention 15

Drastic fall in male-female ratio 15

Interlocutors meet Abbas Ansari 15

Killing of political workers decried 15

Murder of Maulana Shawkat 15


Newsmakers 16

Shah Muhammad Usmani (Ghitreef Shahbaz) 16


Special Reports

Leadership Development Workshop (Afroz Alam Sahil) 17

Disabled boy defies all odds (Syed Sujeel Ahmed) 17

Kashmiri photojournalist wins award 17

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 17


Community News

Hashim Qidwai’s book reviews released 18

Lecture on Shibli’s Persian Ghazals 18

Convocation function at Zakir Hussain College 18

Encyclopedia on Islam released in Bangalore 18

Islamic Development Bank scholarships 18

SGEL celebrates 1st anniversary (Tameemuddin Humble) 18

Markaz-e Adab-o Science 18

Urdu newspapers essential for promotion of science 18


Community News

Humane behaviour should be adopted 19

95 percent benefits of minorities go to Sikhs and Jains 19

Restriction on building of Arabic-Persian University 19

Jayalalitha favours increased quota for Muslims 19

Indonesia to assist in the power plant project in Bihar 19

AMU’s seminar on Islam and modern challenges 19

Hindus & Muslims build temple and mosque at Latur 19

VP Zuhara has indomitable zeal to serve Muslim women 19

New Course in Jamia Hamdard 19

JMI complains against doctors giving fake certificates 19


Community News

Demand for CBI enquiry into Police officer murder case 20

Jamia Millia to provide education to street children 20

Ibn Sina Tibbia College of Azamgarh “a beacon of light” 20

AIMPLB–sponsored Women’s Conference (NA Ansari) 20

MoU between AMU and Saudi Emb. for promotion of Arabic 20

Solution of world problems possible through ijtehad only 20

Rahmani 30: 5 students successful in Physics Olympiad 20

Training in Urdu journalism to Madrasa students 20


Community News

Muslim rulers subservient to western powers 21

Hajis of age 70+ to go for Hajj without draw 21

IOS to set up a private university in Haryana 21

Nawaz Deobandi's ghazals translation in Gujarati 21

Book on Origin and Evolution of Health Journalism in Urdu 21

Malegaon accused on hunger strike, pleads innocence 21

Three get life term for killing Aligarh student 21

World Health Day 21

Dalit officer's car and furniture 'cleansed' 21

Advisory Committee for Muslim affairs in Delhi Commission 21

IOS awards on the occasion of its silver jubilee 21


Community News

Al Askari Charitable Clinic 22

Muslims in West Bengal are worse off: PM 22

Demand of Bharat Ratna for Ghalib 22

Imams of UP demand decent salaries 22

Thoughts alone do not bring revolution: Nadwi (Manzar Imam) 22

CBI to probe irregularity in AMU 22

Nirmohi Akhara severs its 21 year old ties with VHP 22

Foreign intervention in Muslim countries condemned 22

Adibi Mehfil lifts Jashn-e-World Cup 22



US knew Gitmo detainees were innocent: WikiLeaks (Olivia Hampton Olivia Hampton) 23

America’s international military bill is more than China, Britain, France and Russia COMBINED (Lewis Bazley) 23

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 23

Why is the relationship between Muslims and Jews troubled in the US? (Kaleem Kawaja) 23



Jerusalem - Past and Present - iii (Zafarul-Islam Khan) 24



Libyan invasion was planned in advance (Stephen J. Lendman) 25



Pakistan’s Worsening Crisis of Confidence with Washington (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 26



Ulama and reform, Book: Ihya-e Deen Aur Hindustani Ulama, Author: Ubaidullah Fahad Falahi, Publisher: Al-Qalam Publications Truck Yard, Baramulla, Kashmir 193101, distributed by Urdu Book Review 1739/39 (Basement) New Kohinoor Hotel Pataudi House, Darya Ganj New Delhi-110002

Pages: 304 Price: Rs 210 1st Edition March 2011 (Ghitreef Shahbaz) 27

Islamic Toleration & Justice, Author: Shaikh Mohammad Iqbal, Publisher: Dr Shaikh Mohammad Iqbal, Srinagar, J&K, Pages: 200. Price: SR 63 (Ghitreef Shahbaz) 27

Emeralds in the Crown of Islam, Author: Shaikh Mohammad Iqbal, Publisher: Dr Shaikh Mohammad Iqbal, Barzallah Bridge, Srinagar 190005 Kahsmir. Pages: 100, Price: Rs 70 (Ghitreef Shahbaz) 27

Palestine Re-Emerging, Author: Shaikh Mohammad Iqbal, Published by: SNA & Bros, Sri Nagar Kashmir, Pages: 596. Price: Rs 1100 (Ghitreef Shahbaz) 27


Islamic Perspectives

Practical Approach to Islam (Obaidur Rahman Nadwi) 28

Why do we fail on the financial fronts? (Nisaar Y. Nadiadwala) 28


MG Classifieds 29


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

Hindutva attacks on Christians (N. Ahammed Nazeer) 30

Welfare Party: why this brouhaha? (Javed Rahmani) 30

Prof. Mansoor Hassan (Mohammad Sharif Khan Akuzai, Suhail Raza) 30

Modi today (Yunus Chitalwala, Mohammed Hanif) 30

Syedna and Bohra community (Inayat Husain) 30

Tomb being converted into a temple (Nisar Ahmad Khan) 30

Indian secularism shall never perish from the earth (Dr Mookhi Amir Ali) 30

Conspiracy against AMU campus in Kishanganj (S. Haque) 30

Lokpal Bill (Madhu Agarwal, Shafiq Ahmed, Major Mathew Oommen, Dr. Abdul Hameed Maqdoomi, Madhu Agarwal, Syed Sultan Mohiddin) 30

SIMI and Binayak Sen (S. Haque) 30

Stop female infanticide (G. Hasnain Kaif) 30

Muslim talent from Bihar (S. Haque) 30

Supreme Court grants bail to Binayak Sen (Dr. Mustafa Kamal Sherwani, Dr Mookhi Amir Ali) 30


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

Muslims role in freedom struggle (Syed Naseer Ahamed) 30

Message from Mohali (Sultan A. Patel) 30

Save precious Parsi community (Madhu Agarwal) 30

Story in The Hindu deserves applause (Syed Sultan Mohiddin) 30

India needs Bala Murgan type I.A.S. (S. Haque) 30

“Live lustfully” (S. A. U. Patel) 30

The Crazy act of the Qur’an burning in America (The Crazy act of the Qur’an burning in America) 30

Boycott song which starts with azaan (S.A.U. Patel Arid Ghanchi) 31

Earth Day (Mohd Ziyaullah Khan) 31

WikiLeaks on Mamta Banerjee (Syed Sultan Mohiddin) 31

Is Hinduism a religion? (Ehtesham) 31

Media in the dock Most violator of Security Council resolutions is Israel (Kodimirpal) 31

French Ban on Burqa: Inequality of Freedom (PA.Mohamedameen) 31

China’s India policy (Dr. Abdul Hameed Maqdoomi) 31

Right to education and employment (Kodimirpal) 31

Obama’s military action in Libya (Hem Raj Jain) 31

Corruption in Arab states (PA Mohamedameen) 31



Idafa Investments Pvt. Ltd. 3


Kaleem Kawaja 6


Kanti Weekly / Kanti Monthly 20


Taarikh Tadween Sunnat (Islamic Studies Research Academy) 21


Idarah Al-Hasanaat (Rampur) 25


Idarah Tahqeeq Wa Tasneef Islami, Aligarh 29

Health Consultation 29

Urdu Book Review 29

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


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

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M.A.F. Academy, Affilliated to C.B.S.E., A-43, Sector-62, NOIDA-201307 (U.P.) 32

Widows and Half Widows (To be releasd in Srinagar on 12th May, Insha Allah) 32

Manipuri Muslims (To be released in Imphal on 17th May, Insha Allah) 32

Charity Alliance 32