1-15 September 2009


Table of Contents

 

Second Israeli state emerging in India (John Kaminski) 1

Cartoon (Yusuf M/G) 1

 

Issue / Opinion

How to protest? An example from Azamgarh (Salman Sultan) 2

Memorandum 2

Problems of Delhi Waqf Board (Mumtaz Alam Rizvi) 2

Ban the Ban! (Cedric Prakash) 2

 

National

After Babri, if only two Muslim ministers had resigned (NA Ansari) 3

Minority Commissions in 15 states 3

Jaswant thrown out of BJP over Jinnah (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 3

 

National

Hundreds of Muslims being detained daily in US airports: Tharoor 4

Ishrat’s family determined to fight till the end 4

Kalam will lead “India 2020” movement (NM Salih) 4

 

National

College suspends student over headscarf (NM Salih) 5

Media ignores promoters of Communal Harmony (Andalib Akhter) 5

Presentation ceremony of Kabir Puraskar (Picture) 5

Missing Babri files: Court asks CBI to file FIR 5

 

National

Kerala Round-Up: Fahmi Rahmanai & Nm Salih 6

State ready to provide temporary campus for AMU 6

QHLS state conference 6

SDPI state committee constituted 6

MECA demands tabling of Mishra Report in Parliament 6

Marad: 5-yr rigorous imprisonment for 20 6

Kerala pays rich tribute to Shihab Thangal 6

 

Analysis

RSS: BJP- Father, son and unholy mission (Ram Puniyani) 7

Demand for expulsion of Shahnawaz and Naqvi to purify BJP (NA Ansari) 7

 

National

Learn English, shun western customs, Nomani tells Ulama (By Abdul Hameed) 8

High Court's division bench says Muslims of UP are a minority 8

Sibal asked to restore Urdu-lovers confidence in his ministry 8

Fatwa throws cold water over political iftars 8

 

National

Indian Police: Broken system (S.R. Darapuri I.P.S. Retd) 9

RSS fighting tough battle by its own Sevaks 9

 

Gujarat

GujaratRound-Up: Abdul Hafiz Lakhani 10

Sreekumar records his crucial statements 10

House of witness attacked 10

Embarrassment for Modi 10

Jaswant book banned 10

Ahmadabad blast - a tale of two Muslim families

Kabir Puraskar for Vadodara Man

 

Human Rights

Dalits treated with prejudice and tortured till death (NM Salih) 11

Case against 13 cops for fake encounter 11

Eye witnesses and lawyers say Maulana Khalid Mujahid & Tariq Qasmi are innocent 11

Delhi High Court grants bail to Irshad 11

Suspected members of SIMI found innocent 11

Let SIMI activists go: cops 11

Prosecute culprits for death of Amritsar man: rights group 11

Attack on Christians continues in Karnataka 11

 

Issues

Section 377: judgement background - i (Mushtaq Ahmad Alig) 12

 

Special Reports

West Bengal: bullets for seeking permission to offer namaz (Mukhtarul Haq) 13

Not much done for Muslims: Buddha 13

US panel puts India on watch list 13

PFI organises freedom parade in Kannur, Idukki (Fahmi Rahmani) 13

Gulf needs Indian workers: Arab League envoy (NM Salih) 13

 

Jammu & Kashmir

Dateline Srinagar: AFSANA RASHID 14

CBI probes Shopian, Omar sorry 14

J&K to promote bio-plastics 14

J&K to have marketing centre 14

Theatre workshop 14

 

Rejoinders / Opinion

BJP and Jinnahphobia 15

Open letter to Narendra Modi (Faisal Khan) 15

 

Newsmakers

Tribute: Sheema Rizvi (Kulsum Mustafa) 16

 

 

 

Special Reports

BJP gangster MP attacks Ulama Council activists communal tension in Azamgarh after death and injuries in firing 17

A history sheeter called Ramakant 17

Cartoon (Yusuf M/G) 17

 

Analysis

Jaswant Singh: BJP’s political “pawn”? (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 18

Manmohan Singh - conspiracy theorist? (Feroze Mithiborwala & Kishore Jagtap) 18

 

Community News

Protest against NHRC’s clean chit 19

Minority institutions need not renew status yearly 19

High Court reinstates Janpath Mosque Imam 19

PDF merged with Congress 19

Burnt to death for giving birth to second girl child 19

Expert biker at 3.5 years 19

Poetry book presented to Dr Kalam 19

Muslims against the Govt order to recite 'Bhojan Mantra' 19

Riot, firing in Mau 19

Lecture by Shashi Tharoor at AMU on foreign policy 19

Aligarh Muslim University National Lecture Series (Picture) 19

 

Community News

Villagers asked to give up namaz etc 20

Kalam to act in film on Kalam 20

Maheshwaram waqf land case transferred to CCS 20

Murderous attack on Shamim Modi 20

Course at AMU on sustainable development 20

AMU to set up Centre of International Studies & Civil Service Coaching Academy 20

Teacher of AMU Dept of Islamic Studies in int’l seminar 20

Marathi a compulsory subject in Urdu schools 20

Duty society of AMU honours Salman Khursheed 20

Reservation for SC/ST in minority institutions illegal 20

After Rahmani 30, new Rahmani Academy 20

Lecture at AMU’s Law Society 20

 

Community News

Law Society - Faculty of Law (Picture) 21

Provocating pamphlet against Islam 21

AMU workshop on development of soft skills 21

Centre not in favour of law for banning cow slaughter 21

Demonstrating Muslims jailed for enforcing jam 21

Shi'a Personal Law Board is the voice of Shi'a 21

Islamic Foundation Trust selected as the best publisher 21

Inauguration of Hazrat Nizamuddin Technical Institute 21

New building for Zeenat Mahal School 21

Majlis-e Ahrar to file case against Chandra Mohan 21

Felicitation of Muslim Meritorious Students in Goa 21nn

All Goa Muslim Educational & Social Welfare society (Picture) 21

 

Community News

Kerala to set up first Islamic i-firm 22

Sir Syed was a great expert of law 22

PFI-DYFI clashes in Kozhikode 22

Urdu scholars at Hyderabad for meet-the-author programme 22

Film of Jalaluddin Rumi 22

Independence Day Mushaira-Kavi Sammelan in US 22

Professor Wajahat releasing Dr Abdullah’s Satyapal Anand Ki Nazmnigari, during the Mushaira (Picture) 22

 

International

Americans: Serfs ruled by Oligarchs (Paul Craig Roberts) 23

A fifth of European Union will be Muslim by 2050 23

What about American terrorism? (Yamin Zakaria) 23

 

International

Bush was fighting to thwart Gog and Magog (James a. Haught) 24

Hitler was a Godsend for Israel (Henry Makow Ph.D.) 24

 

International

How America creates terrorists (Julio Godoy) 25

Top Swedish newspaper says IDF kills Palestinians for their organs 25

 

International

Is Genuine Détente possible between India and Pakistan? (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 26

Terrorism claimed 2,686 lives in Pakistan in 2009 (ANI) 26

 

International

Drones and Democracy in Afghanistan (Ramzy Baroud) 27

Putting terrorism in perspective (Dr. Terry Lacey) 27

 

Book

The last lecture (Khwaja Shahid) 28

Dilemma of living in an alien culture (Mushtaq ul Haq Ahmad Sikander) 28

 

 

Islamic Perspectives

Humane Treatment of Animals 29

Modesty (Obaidur Rahman Nadwi) 29

 

MG Classifieds 30

 

Letters

Super-Western hijab-hater? (S. Akhtar) 31

Repeal of GUJCOC Bill (Syed Sultan Mohiddin) 31

Western way of life in India (Dr. Abdul Hameed Maqdoomi) 31

Accommodation for Muslims (Farooq Abdul Gaffar Bawani) 31

Too many undertrials (Dr Mookhi Amir Ali) 31

Performance of Muslim MPs in Parliament (P.M. Pareethu Bava Khan) 31

Afghanistan polls (Mohammed Sadullah Khan) 31

India Should Play Nehru's Role (G. Hasnain Kaif) 31

National Anthem (Nazneen O. Saherwala) 31

Grave tidings for Indian leadership (Ghulam Muhammad) 31

Serve your community (S. Haque) 31

Swine flue or lustful glue? (S. Akhtar U.A. Patel) 31

Discrimination in Jadavpur uni. (Dr. Babar Ali Shah) 31

 

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