1-15 October 2010

Table of Contents


Husaini Tigers frustrate enemy plots (Haider Abbas) 1

Missing explosives: tip of the iceberg (AG Khan) 1

Cartoon MG/Yusuf 1


Issue / Opinion

Ayodhya Verdict (Rajindar Sachar) 2

The emerging threat of “Patriotism” (Mushtaque Madni) 2

Geelani as CM of Jammu & Kashmir (Ghulam Muhammed) 2



“Terrorism in India cannot be put to an end without reconstitution of IB”: Mushrif during release of Who Killed Karkare? (NA Ansari) 3

Muslims desert Eidgahs on Eid in several MP towns (AG Khan) 3



Six years rigorous imprisonment to BJP MLA in Kandhamal riots 4

Dalit disenchantment 4

Bihar Polls: Modi drolls 4

Kashmiri refugees’ allowance raised (MG Staff) 4

Supreme Court stays Akshardham attack sentences (NA Ansari) 4

BJP governments receive PM’s pat (AG Khan) 4

Space for peaceful protest in Kashmir Valley (Mustafa Khan) 4



Divided BJP fails to harmonise with the RSS on Jharkhand and Ayodhya (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 5

Maximum illegal religious places are in UP 5

Congress reduced Muslims to drivers, cleaners and scrap dealers: Gadkari (Gujarat Today, 8 Sept. 2010) 5

Seven hurt in communal clash 5

What happened at Ayodhya 155 years ago? (Aziz Haider) 5



“I offer my seat to Kavita Karkareji”: Azam Khan (Muhammed Azam Khan) 6

Kalb-e Sadiq on Babri (Masood Hasan) 6



Enemy Property Act: a backgrounder (AG Khan) 7


State Terrorism

My 75 days of horror in the hands of ATS 8


State Terrorism

Conclusion of p.no. (8) 9



Advani & Modi lose sense of shame (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Key encounter witness slips away (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Blind flaterry by NAMO (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Twist in encounter case (AH Lakhani) 10

Modi idea fizzles out (AH Lakhani) 10


Human Rights / Terrorism

Shastra Pujas: what is religious about worshipping arms? (Subhash Gatade) 11

‘Sir, don’t shoot me, I am on fast’ (NA Ansari) 11

Police clueless about Muzaffar’s murder 11

AWMELA’s memo to President on Batla House encounter (Salman Sultan) 11



Rise in Participation of Muslim Children in Elementary Education (Syed Shahabuddin) 12

Construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya is possible (Sandeep Pandey) 12



How I found the riot-affected Ratlam (V.K. Tripathi) 13

Muslim Rashtriya Manch, RSS net (NA Ansari) 13



AFSPA & Kashmir Crisis (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 14

Pyromaniacs and brass knuckles (Ali Khan Mahmudabad) 14

Defining the Assamese people (M. H. Rahman) 14


Jammu & Kashmir

Dateline Srinagar: Afsana Rashid 15

Crippled life amid curfews and shutdowns 15

All parties delegation fails to feel the pain of Kashmiris (Afsana Rashid) 15



Mufti Abdul Qayyum of Aligarh (Naved Masood) 16


Special Reports

Deganga riots in West Bengal (Sabir Ghaffar) 17

Torchlight demo on Batla anniversary (Tarique Anwar) 17

“Hindu freedom fighters” on the prowl (Zafarul-Islam Khan) 17

Cartoon M/G Yusuf 17


Community News

CPM-Muslim honeymoon over 18

Crown witness Narendra Amin transferred to Vadodara jail 18

Zadaphia’s voluntary disclosures to hurt Modi 18

Prof Joseph condemns Church circular 18

Release of Hindi edition of Nirmal Singh’s Urdu poems 18

Digvijay Singh does not know if Indian Mujahidin exist (Abu Zafar Adil Azmi, TCN) 18

Moghul era Qur’an copy to be auctioned in Germany 18


Tie and belt with picture of Saraswati distributed among Muslim students 18 American visa denied to one more Muslim journalist 18

Dalit leader jailed in Madhya Pradesh for supporting Babri 18

Curative petition boomerangs on Geetha Johri 18


Community News

341 cases settled by Delhi Darul Qaza 19

Welfare Foundation raises questions on minority schemes 19

Extension lecture on ‘Cancer Research’ at Shibli College (Salman Sultan) 19

Digvijay Singh to raise Batla encounter before PM, Sonia (Manzar Imam) 19

Demand for salaries to imams as per Pay Commission 19


Community News

Saffron terror: hornet's nest 20

Hindutva terrorist in UK: Muslims outraged (M Ghazali Khan) 20

Amit Shah moves Supreme Court against CBI enquiry 20

Amit Shah hospitalised 20

Geetha Johri's disclosures will trap Mathur or Pande 20

Look-out notice issued by CBI 20

Contempt of court notice to Modi 20

What prompted Zadaphia to approach SIT? 20


Community News

“UPA to train one crore poor Muslims” 21

Indian Muslim leaders on attacks on Christian properties 21

Muslim leader condemns the intention of burning Bible 21

NHRC fails people of J&K 21

An Open Letter to Rahul Gandhi on Kashmir (Dr Zafarul-Islam Khan) 21

Paid news report: Rajya Sabha slams Press Council 21

Fresh probe ordered into Ishrat case 21


Community News

Notice served over attack on suspected terrorist Tihar 22

AWMELA organizes Haj training camp in Azamgarh (Salman Sultan) 22

Winding up of Urdu academies needed for its promotion 22

Darul Qazas are not Talibani courts 22

Mirwaiz and Yasin Malik come together (Afsana Rashid) 22

Bomb blast prisoner feared killed in encounter 22

Sadhvi Pragya in hospital 22



US Initiatives for Palestinians and Prospects of Peace (Arshi Khan) 23



American Muslims nine years after 9/11 (Abdus Sattar Ghazali) 24

UN experts: Israel flotilla raid broke int'l law (Frank Jordans) 24



Remembering Israeli massacre at Sabra–Shatila after twenty eight years (Latheef Farook) 25



American Conservatives targeting Islam and Obama (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 26



Islam and Creative Western Literature (Book: Blessing in Disguise : Islam and Creative Western Literature, Editor: Dr. Syed Mashkoor Ali, Publisher: Surabhi Publications, Jaipur, Year: 2009, Pages: XII+236, Price: Rs. 495/) (AG Khan ) 27

Thoughts of Jamaluddin Afghani (Book: Selected Papers of Jamaluddin Afghani

Compiler & Translator: Hamid Naseem Rafiabadi, Publisher: Jay Kay Bookshop, Srinagar, J&K, Price: Rs 225, Pages: 112) (Mushtaq Ul Haq Ahmad Sikander) 27


Islamic Perspectives

On Women’s Rights in Islam - i (Asghar Ali Engineer) 28

Give in charity – before death visits you (Abdul Ghaffar Khan) 28


MG Classifieds 29


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

MG (Trafdar Zaman) 30

Marxists bare their Stalinist fangs (Dr. M. Waseem Raja) 30

How much “unbiased” is BBC? (Sultan A Patel) 30

How long will parties exploit Ayodhya Dispute? (Mohd Ziyaullah Khan, Syed Abdallah Rizvi, Abdul Hafiz Lakhani, Dr Mookhi Amir Ali, Dr. Abdul Hameed Maqdoomi, Mukul Dube, S.M. Pasha, M Naushad Ansari) 30

Kashmir-who-failed-where (Ehmed Shefiq, Nasir Hussain, Dr. Abdul Hameed Maqdoomi, Shafaque Alam) 30

An Open Letter to Rahul Gandhi on Kashmir (These are reactions to MG editor’s open letter to Shri Rahul Gandhi, reproduced on p.21 of this issue, which was sent and made public on 17 Sept 2010. These reactions, with the exception of the last two, were posted on MG’s Facebook site) 30


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

Bhagwa Terrorism? Why it bloomed? (S Haque) 31

Congress hypocrisy (S Akhtar) 31

The lecturer - new developments (Xavier William) 31

Patna police burnt a Muslim as per Hindu rituals (S Haque) 31

Namaz is prohibited in Sushashan region of Bihar (S Haque) 31

The essence of Islam is submission to God's will (MFRahman) 31

Political dynasty (Madhu Agarwal) 31

Smile please (Nazneen O. Saherwala) 31

The Games (Vinod Raina) 31

Join the dots (Shafaque Alam) 31

Pakistan’s Cricket shame (Faheemuddin) 31

Behind the 9/11 attack (Shafaque Alam) 31

Well done Justice SN Dhingra (Subhash Chandra Agrawal) 31

Right to Education bill 2009 and Muslim's concern (Abdul Hannan Siwani Nadwi) 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


Free Online Health Consultation 29

Urdu Book Review 29

India’s first and only Scientific and Informative Urdu 29


Charity Alliance and Zakat Foundation of India distributed food packets among 86 families in Murshidabad on 25 August 2010 (Li Ma’rifatil Qur’an) 32

Ram Janmabhoomi banaam Babri Masjid 32

www.ilmpedia.net 32

Who Killed Karkare? 32