1-15 October 2012


Table of Contents

JTSA releases report on framing & acquittals  (Aaliya Khan) 1

J’accuse… (Zafarul-Islam Khan) 1

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 1

 

Issue / Opinion

Muslims Should Protest When Their Faith is Degraded (Kaleem Kawaja) 2

Why the West hates Muhammad? (Syed Zubair Ahmad) 2

 

National

Vartha Bharathi completes ten years 2

White Paper on Terrorism: calling out readers and researchers (Zafarul-Islam Khan, Editor, The Milli Gazette - edit@milligazette.com) 3

Police Officer’s book on Bengal Muslims banned 3

Sangh outfit burns student to death (MG News Desk) 3

RSS rampage against BJP (MG News Desk) 3

United against corruption: Hazare, Ramdev, Swayamsevaks? (MG News Desk) 3

No justice in Gopalgarh firing (MG News Desk) 3

 

National

ABVP men assault 98 migrants after dragging them out of train 4

67% of rural India lacks sanitation facilities 4

Dalit burnt alive in Una, family blames BJP MLA 4

Orphan siblings request permission for euthanasia 4

Muslims’ Tryst With Destiny: Elections 2014 (Yunus Chitalwala) 4

Muhammad Ali Jauhar University inaugurated (NA Ansari) 4

 

National

More than just a visit (Firdaus Ahmed) 5

First encounters, now terror arrests – different means, same target (Syed Zubair Ahmad) 5

 

National

Vicious Cycle of Islamophobia (Ram Puniyani) 6 

Muslim girls’ enrolment surges while average slumps (Compiled by Aaliya Khan) 6

919 Pak Hindus in Rajasthan eligible for citizenship (Compiled by Aaliya Khan) 6

MHA inquires into Asthana’s book (Compiled by Aaliya Khan) 6

Jamiat Ulema-e Hind takes IB to court (Compiled by Aaliya Khan) 6

6,800 Bangla migrants apprehended (Compiled by Aaliya Khan) 6

On PFI complaint, PCI issues notices to nine newspapers (Compiled by Aaliya Khan) 6

Deadly Kerala Politics (Compiled by Aaliya Khan) 6

 

National

UPA plays Palestine card  7

Muhammad Aamir honoured by APCR 7

Candle March for Batla House 7

Goa’s Malbhat Masjid committee elected peacefully 7

UPA to impose Suraya Namaskar in schools 7

 

National

Karnataka Police imitating Gujarat (Saquib Ahmed, Adv) 8

 

National

How the police made SIMI president sing their tune (Mustafa Khan) 9

Kandhamal Communal Violence: Four Years Later 9

 

National

Army summons families of Pathribal victims (Afsana Rashid) 10

SHRC dismisses Bhaderwah case (Afsana Rashid) 10

Valley protest against derogatory film (Afsana Rashid) 10

Agencies’ communalism a threat to our country: Darapuri (Translated from Hindi by Aaliya Khan) 10

 

Analysis

BJP must respect Indian democracy (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 11

Freedom of Expression or Freedom to Blaspheme? (Mirza Yawar Baig) 11

 

Men & Women In News

Rabia fatehully (Aaliya Khan) 12

Dr. R. Abdul Hakkim  12

 

Special Report

AMP meets at Delhi 13

PFI holds rally  at Jantar Mantar for release of innocents 13

Urdu Caravan flagged off (Mohammad Mudassir Alam) 13

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 13

 

Community News

Namaz-e Shukrana following verdict 14

Compensation to Bhagalpur victims families after 23 years 14

No Sadbhavna: Gujarat govt. denies Eid holiday 14

Complaint to PCI against one-sided reporting by media 14

Riot-accused doctor socially boycotted 14

VHP relief package spurned by “victims” 14

Police silent spectator during riot 14

SIMI activists convicted 14

Islamic literature into Hindi is the need of the hour 14

Gujarat builders now want to build for Muslims 14

Muslim girls achieve distinction in C.S. exam 14

‘Ignorance is the mother of misunderstanding’ (M Naushad Ansari) 14

 

Community News

NIA searching for Samjhauta accused 15

J&K Waqf Board (Afsana Rashid) 15

Tulsi Encounter: chargesheet filed against 21 persons 15

Sunni Central Waqf Board to work in Urdu 15

Rs. 38 lakh annual package to Jamia students 15

State has no right to question anyone’s religious conversion: HP High Court (NA Ansari) 15

Naroda Patia verdict to implicate several 15

Naroda Patia verdict fallout 15

Maha. Minorities Commission gets the status of civil court 15

Educational rehabilitation of strife-affected students 15

 

International

The ‘Pro-Israel’ Network Behind the Innocence Video 16

The Moslem World’s Rage; Justified or Misplaced? 16

 

International

US preparing for a post-Israel Middle East?17

Racial Profiling Rife at US Airport 17

 

International

Provocation and Response: Muslims are Swallowing Islamophobes’ Bait (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 18

Al-Azhar sheikh demands international law criminalizing defamation of religion 18

 

Books from Pharos Media, publishers of MG 19

 

Islamic Perspective

Anti-Islam Film And Reaction In The Muslim World (Asghar Ali Engineer) 20

 

Books

Book: Framed, Damned, Acquitted: Dossiers of a ‘Very’ Special Cell, Publisher: Jamia Teachers’ Solidarity Association (JTSA), 1st Edition, September 2012, Pages: 200 (also available in Hindi), (Available from Pharos Media & Publishing Pvt Ltd) (Mahtab Alam) 21

 

MG Classifieds 22

 

Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

The “Saudi” Connection (Dr. Saleh M. Sbenaty) 23

White Paper on Terrorism (S. Haque) 23

Islam-bashing: West’s hobby-horse (Dr. Sumit S. Paul, Z. A Mansoorie, Abdul Hafiz Gandhi, Rasheed) 23

Advani (Muhammad Azam) 23

S M Krishna Yatra (Col. Syed Riaz Jafri) 23

Real and image – Congress and BJP (S. Haque) 23

Are dalits told of saffron brigade (S. Haque) 23

Communal organization involved in terrorist activities (Dr. M. Hashim Kidwai) 23

Open Letters to Modi and Kodnani (Mohd. Azam) 23

Three C’S - greatest menace to the Indian democracy (Dr. M. Hashim Kidwai) 23

Why India still follows British laws? (Ghulam Muhammed) 23

What has Namaaz to do with a political move? (Dr Mookhi Amir Ali) 23

Why media silent on S. S.-BJP relation (S. Haque) 23

Pragmatism (Arturo Ramo) 23

Commercialization of Education (Dr. M. Hashim Kidwai) 23

Have Muslim leaders sold self-respect? (S. Haque) 23

Path of peace and progress (G. Hasnain Kaif) 23

 

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