16-28 February 2010

Table of Contents


Congress divided over Batla House encounter probe (Majid Jahangir) 1

Togadia spewing anti-Muslim venom (NA Ansari) 1

Cartoon MG/Yusuf 1


Issue / Opinion

The good that madrasas do goes unnoticed (Kaneez Fathima) 2



Mulayam’s bid to regain Muslim support (Masood Hasan) 3

Government will not mess up with religious education system: Kapil Sibal (T. Riyas Babu) 3

AMU to set up two more special centres in Andhra and Assam (NA Ansari) 3



RSS woos youth with offer of teaching jobs 4

Anti-Christian violence in BJP ruled states 4

Missing Ayodhya files: CBI names 51 officials 4

Central University for Minorities Opposed (T. Riyas Babu) 4

11,000 people had converted to Buddhism at a mass function in Ahmedabad 4

Enrolment of Muslim children improves at elementary level 4



Mumbai meet call for joint action 5

Kerala Backward Communities’ Front formed (T. Riyas Babu) 5



Demand to lift ban on SIMI (T Riyas Babu) 6

Delhi police’s officers caught in criminal activities (Majid Jahangir) 6

Maximum oppression of minorities in UP: Buta Singh () 6

Obscurantism on Burqa will aggravate alienation (NM Sampathkumar Iyangar) 6



Muslim Law Board urged to mend its ways (Haider Abbas) 7

Kerala: People’s front against IUML (T. Riyas Babu) 7



Time to clean-up IB’s Aegean stables (Mustafa Khan) 8

Muslim women for social revolution (NA Ansari & T. Riyas Babu) 8



Ten minutes to Digvijay Singh in Azamgarh (Haider Abbas) 9

Shahzad’s Arrest and Goebbels’ Lies 9



By Abdul Hafiz Lakhani 10

Godhra riots: eight years on, and saffron men on run (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Best Bakery convicts seek transfer to Gujarat jail 10

Modi's loyal as VP in GCA 10

“Modi is Ram, Rahim and Jesus!” 10

Amitabh Bachchan brand ambassador for Modi! 10


Human Rights

How “Special Cell” manufactures terrorists (Irshad Ali) 11

Any Buyer? IB's sanctity is on sale! (Mushtaque Madni) 11

Encounter killing of Dawood: Police claim paradoxical (Manzar Mehdi Faizabadi) 11

Imam acquitted by Court (Majid Jahangir) 11

Former armyman arrested with hand grenades and banned chemicals 11

Ban on SIMI again extended for 2 years 11

Togadia demands public execution of “jehadis”



Paid news culture and Indian media (Nava Thakuria) 12

Status of Urdu in UP (Haider Abbas) 12



Shiv Sena ire against Shah Rukh Khan (Ram Puniyani) 13



Reservation for Muslims: a mirage (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 14

Bid to drag India to fight American war in Afghanistan (Feroze Mithiborwala) 14

Israeli official meets “Muslim leaders” () 14


Jammu & Kashmir

Dateline Srinagar: Afsana Rashid 15

Suicide attack in Srinagar 15

“Padmashree” for murder-accused, courtesy Dr. Farooq Abdullah 15

Community care for destitute children 15

Srinagar-Muzaffarabad rail link mooted 15

Exploiting youth 15



Police Commissioner post is a crown of thorns: A.K. Khan 16


Special Reports

Ghalib’s decrepit haveli in Purani Dilli (Firoz Bakht Ahmed) 17

Cartoon M/G Yusuf 17


Community News

Services of bigamous Muslim employee terminated 18

AMU's Kerala & Bihar campuses to function from July 18

Islamiat exam: A great hit with students 18

Threat to Arif Muhammad Khan 18

Sikh demand for separate religious identity rejected by Court 18

Rajasthan panchayat poll: SDPI win 18

Community leaders visit Shahzad's village Khalispur 18

Go to Pakistan; Shiva Sena to SRK 18


Community News

Land allotted to Madrasa Board School 19

Reservation to Muslims in Tamil Nadu proved beneficial 19

Tonk's first Muslim girl passed CA (PT) exam 19

Zee Salam Channel of Zee TV launched 19

Kairana Nagar Palika Chairman reinstated after court verdict 19

Anti-burqa move: France urged to be tolerant: Qari Usman 19

AIMPLB challenges Court verdict on homosexuality 19

Assam: Raucaus over updating citizen’s register 19

AMU students selected by Indian and foreign companies 19

Shariah pension funds show remarkable returns 19


Community News

AMU students invent technology to activate gadgets 20

Arabic to become medium of instruction in Jamia Rahmani 20

Imam Bukhari launches new party 20

Plea for University status 20

Student “terrorists”: Jamia teachers to give legal aid 20

Muslim poverty — main cause of school dropouts 20

Forty-six Muslim students get merit scholarships 20


Community News

Minor quarrel leads to clashes, deaths 21

Urdu elocution competition in Malegaon 21

Follow Southern States on Minority Quota; Centre 21

Maulana Rahmani lambastes government 21



Israeli report claims $2bn stolen from Palestinians (Jonathan Cook) 22

This Time Israel Went Too Far (Norman Finkelstein) 22

Ugandans sue Britain over colonial era 22

U. S. may target Americans involved in terrorism 22

Jews use Holocaust as propaganda weapon, says Catholic bishop 22 



America’s silent war in Pakistan unmasked (Abdus Sattar Ghazali) 23

Sexual abuse increasingly an issue in U. S. schools 23

Cartoon Yusuf/MG 23



Presidential assassinations of U.S. citizens (Glenn Greenwald) 24

Israel's settlement expansion in Jerusalem is illegal: EU 24

Government knew 'no leg to stand on' legally to go to war in Iraq 24



Gaza & Lebanon: Beware the Iron Wall, the Coming War (Ramzy Baroud) 25

'Naked' Body Scan: No Hiding Place at Airports 25



Divide and Kill: the New Mantra for Afghanistan (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 26



An inspiring autobiography (Mushtaq Ul Haq Ahmad Sikander) 27

The Hindutva: The Hydra at Work (Susai Anthony) 27


Islamic Perspectives

Religious Diversity And Tolerance In Islam-i (Asghar Ali Engineer) 28


MG Classifieds 29


Rejoinder / Opinion

Reservation for Muslims (Ruby Naushad, Mohammed Sadullah Khan) 30

Illegal American war (Mohammed Sadullah Khan, Palkodimir) 30

Obama to Karzai after London Conference (Dr. Mustafa Kamal Sherwani) 30

Moderate Taliban? (Dr. Abdul Hameed Maqdoomi, Mohammed Sadullah Khan) 30

Islamophobia (Mohammed Sadullah Khan, Dr Mookhi Amir Ali) 30

Israel is the source of trouble in the Middle East (Safiya Sameena) 30

Marriage is good value and ecological (Clara Jiménez) 30



MG (Syed Afzal Ali Shah, Muhammad Yusuf Yasin) 31

Now 53 crore to guard Mayawati projects (Subhash Chandra Agrawal) 31

Human values on a downward trend (Mohd Ziyaullah Khan) 31

Shiv Sena now targets Sharukh (Deepak Joshi, Syed Sultan Mohiddin, Mohd Ziyaullah Khan, Syed Sultan Mohiddin, Mohammed Sadullah Khan, Farzana Nigar) 31

At fag end Bachchan commercialised himself (Mushtaque Madni) 31

Padma Vibhushan to Fareed Zakariah (Palkodimir) 31

Huge backlog in courts (Dr Mookhi Amir Ali) 31

Are we serious about national budget? (Syed Zahid Ahmad) 31

Once again debate over veil in Islam (Safiya Sameena) 31

Unconscious man: Akbar Tejani 'Musavvir' (S. Akhtar) 31



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Kanti Weekly / Kanti Monthly 20


A Practical Approach to the Arabic Language 21


Voice of Kashmir 24


Idarah-e-Al Hasanaat Rampur 25


Organisation offering Scholarships to Assamese Muslim students 29

India’s first and only Science 29

Free Online Health Consultation 29

Urdu Book Review 29


Who Killed Karkare? By SM Mushrif, Former I.G. Police, Maharashtra 32

Amroon Foods Private Limited 32