1-15 October 2011


Table of Contents

Mapping the mind of the claimant to Delhi Sultanate (Mustafa Khan) 1

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 1

 

Issue / Opinion

A New Deal for Indian Muslims? (Ghulam Muhammed) 2

Hinduism is a violent  faith (Dr Sumit S Paul) 2

Why poverty among Muslims is highest inspite of Zakat system? (Noorullah Javed) 2

 

National

Why team Anna ignored supporter Shehla’s murder 3

Shehla murder: CBI visits scene of crime 3

CBI re-constructs Shehla murder (AG Khan & Mohammad Naushad Khan) 3

Perceived bias against minorities should be removed: PM 3

NHRC seeks clarification on prisoners treated like animals in UP jail (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 3

Forbesganj Police firing: an untold story (Mritunjay) 3

 

National

NCPUL places one million Urdu pages online (Firoz Bakht Ahmed) 4

Terrorism, extremism are great dangers, P.M. says in NIC meeting (NA Ansari) 4

ANHAD fact-finding report on Gopalgarh police violence 4

 

National

At least ten persons killed in police violence in Bharatpur (NA Ansari) 5

Preliminary findings of the PUCL fact finding team 5

 

National

Pandya Murder: six acquitted recall their eight-year nightmare (AG Khan) 6

Malegaon 2006: where do we go from here? (Mustafa Khan) 6

 

National

Tenth appeal filed in Babri Masjid case (Haider Abbas) 7

Usool’s special issue on Kutchi Memons released (NA Ansari) 7

Yugal Kishore plans communal harmony yatra from Ayodhya (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 7

 

National

Diagnosing the recurrent turmoil in AMU (Mohammad Sajjad) 8

In Bihar, action on police brutality differs from Forbesganj to Noorsarai (Mohammad Nuashad Khan) 8

 

National

Muslim Brotherhood won’t be allowed to join political process: Syrian envoy (Abdul Bari Masoud) 9

Third anniversary of Batla House encounter in Azamgarh (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 9

Dharna on Batla anniversary 9

 

National

Let us show some intelligence in controlling terror (Digvijay Singh) 10

“Indian Mujahideen” a terrorist entity: US

 

Human Rights / Terrorism

Malegaon 2006 Muslim youth innocent: NIA (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 11

Credibility of Delhi police Special Cell in tatters (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 11

Purohit is agent of the investigation teams: Indresh (MG News Desk) 11

Naxalism much bigger threat and danger than terrorism (MG News Desk) 11

Malegaon 2006: bail or acquittal do not write off the crimes (Mustafa Khan) 11

 

Issues

How the BJP, friends tried to scuttle the draft Communal Violence Bill (John Dayal) 12

Political parties to keep the pot of communal violence bill boiling (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 12

 

Issues

Gujarat’s Wounds: can fasting bring harmony? (Ram Puniyani) 13

M.P. BJP to woo Muslims 13

Six families celeberate Eid after eight years of agony 13

 

Analysis

Modi’s Fast, A Political Show! (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 14

Development as the New Misanthropy (Muhammad Zeyaul Haque) 14

Cause of Muslim backwardness (S. Haque) 14

 

Jammu & Kashmir

Dateline Srinagar: Afsana Rashid 15

SHRC demands independent probe of unidentified graves 15

Govt condemns Gilani protest 15

PDS is BJP creation: NC15

Legislature to discuss Afzal resolution 15

J&K population growth 15

 

Newsmakers 16

Zaheer Khan: 5th Muslim cricketer to win Arjuna (AN Shibli) 16

 

Special Reports

Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi 17

Azhar bids tearful farewell to Ayazuddin 17

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 17

 

Community News

“Sacking of Prof Basu hasty, unceremonious and illegal by Jamia Millia Islamia” (Firoz Bakht Ahmed) 18

Sadiq Jamal’s past being probed by the CBI 18

Ujjain violence: Police in a tight corner 18

Mamta verbally announced a CBI enquiry into misuse of Waqf properties, no notification yet (Noorullah Javed) 18

Senior Kashmir-based journalist assaulted by police in J&K 18

Sohail Muhammed: first American judge of Indian origin 18

Land mafia demolish mosque with police connivance 18

CBI records the statement of Sadiq Jamal’s brother 18

Tulsi Prajapati Encounter: CBI raids office 18

 

Community News

Hindu youth’s craze for 786 currency notes 19

Haren Pandya case: wife files writ against police officials 19

Hook them young: Shaikh family worships Ganesh 19

Peace Conference for unity and harmony held in Badaun 19

Interlocutors likely to recommend pre-1953 status in J&K 19

Gujarat govt’s changed attitude: riot victims will get justice 19

More than 350 terrorists active in Kashmir 19

Book on comparative study of English litterateurs and Iqbal 19

Muslims prevented from offering Eid prayer 19

Recognition of 8 madrasas cancelled because of embezzlement of funds (NA Ansari) 19

 

Community News

JIH’s Vision 2016: awards for academic excellence (NA Ansari) 20

A death craved for: Hafiz dies in Tarawih prayer Sajdah 20

Hindu family in Hyderabad embraces Islam 20

Raj. Muslims boycotted state sponsored Iftar parties 20

SC dismisses bail plea of Sadhvi Pragya 20

US envoy feared Mirwaiz killing, said “won’t be tolerated” 20

Gujarat riots: two British commissioners to record their statements 20

Saudi government hires 180 J&K doctors 20

10-year Qur’an understanding course for school children 20

 

Community News

Ujjain riot murders: guilty found 21

Human Welfare Foundation’s social work programmes 21

IGNOU Centre inaugurated in Hashmi College of Amroha 21

Delhi blast has Indore links 21

Muslims prevented from offering Eid prayers 21

Ahmadiyas face protest at Qur’an exhibition 21

 

Community News

Hindutva extremists did 16 blasts (Anirban Bhaumik - deccanherald.com - 20 Sept. 2011) 22

CBI to probe Kasaragod firing 22

May 25 blast at Delhi HC wasn’t by terrorists: Home (indianexpress.com - 14 Sept. 2011) 22

Don’t detain Kashmiris on suspicion: J&K cops to states (kashmirlive.com - 13 Sept. 2011) 22

INL and National Secular Conference to work together (TCN -  22 September 2011) 22

Popular Front to hold Social Justice Conf. in Nov. (TCN - 13 September 2011) 22

Finally, Centre to introduce reservation for Muslims (thehindu.com -September 18, 2011) 22

Former CJI’s letter to former P.M. Vajpayee about Gujarat riots of 2002 (NA Ansari) 22

 

International

Hidden agenda of Gallup Poll and PEW (Abdus Sattar Ghazali) 23

Iraq speaker: Parliament in the dark on US troops (forbes.com) 23

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 23

 

International

US today is House of Horrors (Paul Balles) 24

“Mohammed was a cult leader” (Rachel Quigley) 24

Former American ambassador’s letter to Obama (Charles O. Cecil) 24

 

International

Lessons of Nine Eleven: Looking Back, and Ahead (Mark Weber) 25

Turkey voices readiness for Israel war (presstv.ir) 25

 

International

Obama: Squeezing the Palestinians for Israel (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 26

 

Book

Book: An Educational Encyclopedia of Islam, Editor: Syed Iqbal Zaheer, Publisher: East West Educational Tools, Bangalore – 42, Email: editor@youngmuslimdigest.com, Year: 2010, Price: Rs. 5000/US$ 125, Pages: 1300 (in two volumes), ISBN No.: 978-603-90004-40 (Dr AG Khan) 27

New book breaks down Muslim monolith (Mark Scheel) 27

 

Books from Pharos Media, publishers of this newspaper 28

 

Islamic Perspectives

Ashaab As-Sabt - the people of Saturday (Muhammad Al-Shareef) 29

Luqman’s advice to his son (Dr Zakir Naik) 28

 

MG Classifieds 30

 

Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

MG (Md. Nurul Haqq, Dr. M. Rahman) 31

Transfer Gulbarg colony massacre case to Maharashtra (G. Hasnain Kaif) 31

Palestinians sold, fractured and castrated (Pa.Mohamedameen) 31

Women and the institution of marriage (Nazneen O. Saherwala) 31

Education can uplift Muslims 31

Educational improvement in J&K (Syed Adfar Rashid Shah) 31

Rath Yatra (Mukul Dube) 31

Terror attack is a dastardly act (Manzar Imam, Syed Sultan Mohiddin) 31

Pandya’s case needs to be re-investigated (Zuber Ahmad Khan) 31

Justice in Gujarat riots 2002 cases (Hem Raj Jain) 31

Muslims and Anna’s campaign (Shakil Anwar) 31

Modi fast or political stunt (A.M. Lakhani, NA Ansari) 31

 

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Kanti Weekly / Kanti Monthly 20

 

Taarikh Tadween Sunnat (Islamic Studies Research Academy) 21

 

Idarah Al-Hasanaat (Rampur) 25

 

Health Consultation 30

Urdu Book Review 30

India’s first and only Scientific and Informative Urdu Magazine 30

 

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

Quran - A verse a day 32

Subhash Gatade Godse’s Children:  Hindutva Terror in India 32

Idarah Tahqeeh-o-Tasneef, Aligarh (Wanted) 32