1-15 September 2011

Table of Contents


Anna agitation is an Indian Uprising (Amaresh Misra) 1

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 1


Issue / Opinion

Muslim kings implemented enlightened Sharia (Kaleem Kawaja) 2

Why Devnagari for Urdu? (Dr Sumit S Paul) 2

Welcome Anna Hazare (Mustafa Kamal Sherwani) 2



Malegaon discussed at Lucknow seminar 3

Plan to take out rally from Ayodhya for national unity and harmony 3

NCM comes forward to improve the image of Azamgarh 3



Moradabad violence: report of the fact-finding committee 4

CPM nudged to take caste blinkers off (J.P. Yadav) 4



Muslim community’s stand on the Lokpal issue 5

Deoband remains neutral in Anna stir (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 5

Symbolism to attract Muslims (twocircles.net) 5 

Modi mocks all by appointing Antani as Home Secretary (Mustafa Khan) 5



Sachar panel members doubt govt role in implementing recommendations (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 6

Govt reaction to Harsh Mander’s report ready (NA Ansari) 6

WB govt. recruits 255 clerks, only five are Muslims 6

JIH chief calls to adopt interest-free economic system 6

50% quota for Muslim students in Jamia Millia Islamia 6

Census 2011 exposes horrifying girl child ratio (Saiyed Danish) 6



AMU fact-finding inquiry sets illusions at rest (N.A.K. Durrani) 7



Gulzar Kashmiri – Ten years in prison and still counting… (Haider Abbas) 8



Communal riots in Moradabad (NA Ansari) 9



Saffron Modi faces khakhi over 2002 riots (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Some question to Modi (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Modi- most corrupt CM of Gujarat: Gohil (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Modi is not PM stuff: Nitin (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

“In Gujarat you are killed if you fight for justice...” (ahmedabadmirror.com) 10


Human Rights / Terrorism

Mumbai blast: investigating agencies at loggerheads (Rajeev Yadav, Gulab Sonkar PUCL Allahabad) 11

Naxalism poses a bigger threat than terrorism: Raman Singh (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 11

Court to probe procurement scam in top Intel agency 11

NHRC seeks report over fake encounter in Kashmir 11

J&K “encounter”: Antony orders probe (MG News Desk) 11

NIA probes links in ‘right-wing’ terror cases (MG News Desk) 11

Saqib Nachan not allowed to sit in Etekaf (MG News Desk) 11



Open your eyes, your Lordship (retired) (John Dayal) 12



Swamy, Friends & Limits of Freedom of Expression (Ram Puniyan) 13



Hazare Team Lacks Democratic Legitimacy (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 14

Is “Aggravation” a Muslim word? (Mohammad Zeyaul Haque) 14


Jammu & Kashmir

Dateline Srinagar: Afsana Rashid 15

J&K is a police state: PDP & Hurriyat 15

Interlocutors write their report 15

Clashes on Martyrs’ Day 15

Raped women depose 15

Hurriyat warn against hanging of Guru 15


Newsmakers 16

Award for Maulana Shakir Naqvi (Manzar Mehdi) 16

Mirza Athar in Limca Book of Records (Manzar Mehdi) 16


Special Reports

Delhi’s Millennium Park Built on Graveyard (beyondheadlines.in) 17

Islamic Fraternity organises conference on social evils (Raies Ul Haq Ahmad Sikander) 17

Iftar Party at Islamic Relief and Research Trust (Mushtaq Ul Haq Ahmad Sikander) 17

Muslim woman accuses Bajrang Dal of forcing conversion (coastaldigest.com) 17

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 17


Community News

Minority scholarships for girls 18

Baseless fatwas are cause of Muslims’ backwardness 18

Passed High School examination in 48th attempt 18

News about Kashmir interlocutors contradicted 18

Study about Muslims blames government for lack of political courage to benefit them for fear of criticism 18

Release of children’s story book 18

Five Muslims out of 225 clerks appointed in West Bengal 18

Six SIMI activists jailed for three years 18

Plan to increase the scholarships of minority community students in Maharashtra 18

Government should grant reservation to Muslims in education and employment (NA Ansari) 18

Discriminatory behaviour towards Urdu newspapers 18

Survey of Masjids and Madrasas by police has stunned Surat Muslims 18


Community News

Ex-militants given safe passage by govt 19

Two appeals filed in Apex Court against Ayodhya verdict 19

Percentage of graduates among Muslims is nominal 19

ETV journalist killed in Delhi for money 19

Centre of Advanced Studies status for AMU's Dept of Urdu 19

Cop identifies Bajarangi in Naroda Patia riot case 19 

Minority schools can appoint teachers without govt approval 19

Jamia Millia to provide computers to disabled examinees 19

Forty thousand killed in two decades of militancy in J&K 19

Bleak future of about thirty thousand students of Jamia Urdu (NA Ansari) 19


Community News

E-World Award to A.P. Minorities Financial Corporation 20

Omar spent Rs 11.5 crore public money on travel 20

Narco Test sought for SIMI activists 20

Sahu and Kalsangra get bail 20

Muslim youth wrongly jailed for blasts to be compensated 20

NIA to take up Mumbai blast probe 20

2156 unidentified bodies in 38 graves in Kashmir: J&K human rights panel (Muzamil Jaleel, indianexpress.com -  21 Aug 2011) 20 


Community News

“RTE conspiracy against madrasas” (PTI) 21

Supreme Court’s verdict in favour of minority institutions 21

Website concerning minorities inaugurated 21

NCM receives 145 complaints of bias against minorities 21

AMU Malappuram centre 21

Lecture at Kashmir Uni. on excellence in education 21


Community News

Local media in Bihar bypassed Forbesganj firing to appease govt (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 22

No Urdu in any Central School 22

AMU staff and students protest against HRD ministry 22 

Photo competition: Ramazan and EId special 22

NCM relief for Muslims accused of Masjid blast 22

America helps preserve Mughal monument 22



Who is Rupert Murdoch? (Gordon Duff) 23

Jewish settlers are terrorising Palestinians, says Israeli general 23

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 23



US Outsourced Regime Change (Hadeel Al-Shalchi and Rami Al-Shaheibi of AP) 24

US Outsourcing Regime Change (Panetta) 24

Turning Libya Into A New Afghanistan: 24

Hoyer: US economic crisis won't affect promises to Israel (jpost.com) 24



9/11 After A Decade: Have We Learned anything? (Paul Craig Roberts) 25

King Abdullah orders new expansion of the Haram 25



Muslims tackle looters and bigots (Robert Lambert) 26

FBI Organizes Almost All Terror Plots In the US (Russia Today -  .informationclearinghouse.info) 26



US: a rogue that refuses to relent (and reform) – ii: Book: War on Terrorism or American Strategy for Global Dominance: Islamic Perspective on Afghan-Iraq War, Author: Manzoor Alam, Publisher: Vantage Press, New York, Year: 2009, Pages: 408+XIV, Price: $ 18.95 (Dr AG Khan) 27


Islamic Perspectives

The Pharaoh lives on (Sheikh Shady Alsuleiman) 28

Our current state and the need to change (Prof Hamza Yusuf) 28


MG Classifieds 29


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

MG (Dr.  Md S.N. Attar, Khurshid Imam, Mohammad.Azam, Imran Kichloo) 30

Website link (continued from the previous issue) (Iqbal Javeed) 30

Anna Hazare movement (Ahmad Subzwar, Ghulam Muhammed, G. Hasnain Kaif, S. Haque, Imran Ahmad Kichloo, Mohd Ziyaullah Khan, Syed Khurshid Anwar, Dr Mookhi Amir Ali) 30


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

Is it a real victory of Libyans? (Kodimirpal) 30

Death of RTI activists Sahela Masood (Wakeel Ahmad) 30

Muslim taxi driver a terrorist in the eyes of police (S. Haque) 30

Monaticism and Islam (Dr Maqdoomi) 30

Spiritual and moral values need of the hour (G. Hasnain Kaif) 30

No Muslim freedom fighter! (S. Haque) 30

Experiment with language (Mohd Ziyaullah Khan) 30

Riot deaths record (S. Haque) 31

Aarakshan (Dr Maqdoomi) 31

Why an IPS and SC famous lawyer need a face (S. Haque) 31

A sand castle (Arturo Ramo) 31

Bihar Government starts action against irresponsible probe officials of Bhagalpur riots (S. Haque) 31

Peerzada Saeed Husain Khan (Ahmad) 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


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

Quran - A verse a day 32


Pay Zakat - Charity Alliance 32