16-30 April 2010

Table of Contents


The Curious Case of David Headley (Amaresh Misra) 1

Cartoon MG/Yusuf 1


Issue / Opinion

Interest-free economy in the context of global economic crisis (A. Hasib) 2



Sangh Parivar at its dirty game of hate “outsiders” (Soroor Ahmed) 3

Who Killed Karkare? released in Tamil 3



All-India Sikh body formed 4

Thousands of VHP and BD committees in villages 4

Sadhvi Pragnya charged with attempted suicide 4

No quota for “alien” Muslims & Christians: BJP 4

RSS annual conclave at Kurukshetra 4

Gujarat: human rights violations galore (Syed Khalique Ahmed) 4



Planned Hyderabad violence (T. Riyas Babu) 5

Rs 2.19 cr disbursed among next of kin of Kashmiri Pandits5

Jobs and Rs1618 crores earmarked for Kashmiri migrants 5

Fight the larger problem of fake encounters (T. Riyas Babu) 5



RSS and BJP wage second struggle to revive Hindutva (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 6

Mixed reaction on Muslim women’s reservation (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 6

CJI ignores riot victims’ appeal, shares dais with Nero 6

Jalgaon “University of Terorism” (Mustafa Khan) 6



15 August is approaching, get lambs ready (Farzan Qureshi) 7

Batla encounter: PM to seek report from Home Minister (Majid Jahangir) 7

RSS goons vandalise Christian schools, threaten to repeat “Kandhamal” (Madhu Chandra) 7



Microfinance society launched (Ashraf Bastavi) 8

Supreme Court upholds 4% quota for Muslims in AP 8

There never was a Ram Mandir in Ayodhya: historian (NA Ansari) 8

Togadia wants India to be declared Hindu Rashtra



Affidavit politics over “encounter” (NM Sampathkumar Iyangar) 9

Advani’s fiery speech had instigated karsevaks on 6 December ‘92: Anju Gupta (NA Ansari) 9



Human rights violations rampant in Modiland (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Modi’s Rajdharm is now under SIT (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Another big jolt to Modi (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10


Human Rights

Black propaganda: news portal eats humble pie (Zafarul-Islam Khan) 11

Rediff.com story (Vicky Nanjappa) 11

Rejoinder (Dr Zafarul-Islam Khan) 11

Shifting squint from right eye to the left (Mustafa Khan) 11

Even after acquittal, police harassment of doctor continues 11



Personal Law Board - an overview – ii (Syed Shahabuddin) 12



RSS subverting democratic ethos (Ram Puniyani) 13



Right to Education & Muslims (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 14

Thackeray vs. Sania (K.P. Prakasam) 14

Tennis ace Sania to marry Pakistan cricketer (T. Riyas Babu) 14


Jammu & Kashmir

Dateline Srinagar: Afsana Rashid 15

J&K witnesses an early summer of terror 15

Rail track blown off 15

Prioritise end to violence 15

Fake encounter killings 15

Census to start on 15 May 15

Nigeen lake to have dock yard 15

12,689 kg RDX recovered from J&K in 20 yrs 15



Shakil Ahmad Khan (Zafarul-Islam Khan) 16

Prof. Israr Ahmad (Afzal Usmani) 16


Special Reports

Muslims visit Kumbh 17

PFI’s march for Muslim Reservation 17

Silent march to protest fake Batla House Encounter (Salman Sultan) 17

PIL against mosque in Navi Mumbai 17

Cartoon M/G Yusuf 17


Community News

Development with “Zakat” money 18

AIMIM asks government to increase minority representation (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 18

Muslims a victim community after 9/11: British Muslims (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 18

Muslim organisations press for implementing Mishra (NA Ansari) 18

H K Lall’s passion is to teach Urdu 18

Patna madrasa prepares students for engineering and tech 18

Azim Premji University in talks for global partnerships 18

Islamophobia visits Hyderabad 18


Community News

Inter-religious tension in Kashmir 19

Minority Status for Ummathur SIA 19

A special police team to investigate Marad conspiracy (T. Riyas Babu) 19

NHRC indicts Maharashtra for its failure to protect migrants (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 19

Fellowship scheme for Muslim candidates (NA Ansari) 19

Divorced Muslim women “entitled to maintenance” 19

After Bohras, Qadianis lick Modi boots (A.K. Lakhani) 19

J&K’s 191 remote villages to get solar light 19

Defence Minister defends Human Rights abuse in J&K 19


Community News

"Teenage is personality moulding and development period" 20

Seminar on women’s day 20

Unit Trust to begin Islamic banking 20

Conference on ‘Greatness of Qur’an’ 20

New Urdu journal released 20

Govt’s flip-flop on inclusion of minorities in BPL list 20

Urdu book released in Bangalore (Syed Irfanulla) 20


Community News

Question paper leads to communal tension (T. Riyas Babu) 21

Minority Minister meets Muslim community reps 21

Alhikmah Foundation Conference on Interfaith Partnership (T. Riyas Babu) 21

J&K: thirty per cent increase in consumption of alchohal 21

Zakat Foundation hands over Shanno House to parents (Wadood Sajid) 21



Iran showing fastest scientific growth on earth (Debora MacKenzie) 22

Top 10 reasons East Jerusalem does not belong to Jewish-Israelis (Juan Cole) 22



What War with Iran Means (Pat Buchanan) 23

Members of Christian militia arrested in the US (Justin Elliott TPM Muckraker) 23

Target practice on Mosques confirms this is a war on Islam 23



How the Israeli Govt tried to spin its way out of its inhumane Gaza Invasion () 24



Conclusion of (p.no. 24) 25


Pakistan could be descending into another chaos (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 26



A laudable addition to Rumiana (Mushtaq ul Haq Ahmad Sikander) 27

Muslim voices against terrorism (Yoginder Sikand) 27


Islamic Perspectives

Islam is all about love and justice (Asghar Ali Engineer) 28

“There are two blessings that many people lose: fine health and free time for doing good deeds.” The Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) Sahih Al-Bukhari, Volume 8, Hadith (421) 28

Indian Atheist, Prof. Periyadarshan embraces Islam 28


MG Classifieds 29


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

MG (Md Hasibor Rahman, Shakeel Ahmad Frank) 30

Hindu in a Muslim Institute (Dr. Sumit Paul) 30

Bohras invite Modi (Farooq Abdul Gaffar Bawani) 30

Mockery of Democracy (G. Hasnain Kaif, S. Haque) 30

Communal riots in Hyderabad (Mohammed Sadullah Khan) 30

Discrimination against Muslims (Shafaque Alam) 30

Let Nanavati not degrade his native town (Sultan A. Patel) 30

Limitations of M.F Hussain as a painter (Mushtaque Madni) 30

Why not Muslim converts? (Atiq Khan) 30

Ghulam Waris is not a terrorist (S. Haque) 30

Eradicate poverty by imposing zakat (Pratibha Sundaram) 30

Image of Islam (Mohammed Sadullah Khan) 30

Shoeb-Sania and media hype (Mohd Ziyaullah Khan, Shafaque Alam, Subhash Chandra Agarwal, Dr. Abdul Hameed Maqdoomi) 30


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

Anti-shamelessness words appreciable (S. Akhtar U. Patel) 31

Maoist massacred 75 security personnel (Mohd Ziyaullah Khan, Ghulam Muhammed, Mohammed Sadullah Khan, Dr. Abdul Hameed Maqdoomi) 31

Israel's barbaric occupation (Safiya Sameena) 31

The nature and purpose of charity (Dr Abdul Hameed Maqdoomi) 31

Medical errors (Mohammed Sadullah Khan) 31

Needless detentions (Dr Mookhi Amir Ali) 31

Baghdad blasts (Mohammed Sadullah Khan) 31

Rajiv Gandhi case and Subramaniam Swamy (J.Mohanraj) 31



Zanzibar University (Tanzania) requires Lecturer in economics 3

Idafa Investments Pvt. Ltd. 3


Kaleem Kawaja 6


Kanti Weekly / Kanti Monthly 20


Taarikh Tadween Sunnat (Islamic Studies Research Academy) 21


Voice of Kashmir 24


Idarah Al-Hasanaat (Rampur) 25


Free Online Health Consultation 29

India’s first and only Science 29

Urdu Book Review 29


Preston International College 32