16-30 April 2011

Table of Contents


Hindutva Terror against Christians (Dominic Emmanuel) 1

Nation stands behind Hazare against Corruption (Sandeep Pandey) 1

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 1


Issue / Opinion

Pot calling kettle black (Sumit S. Paul) 2

Anna Hazare moment (Ghulam Muhammed) 2

Was Quaid-e Azam Jinnah the only founder of Pakistan? (S.M.Pasha) 2

Meri Zaat Zarra-e-Benishan (Aiman Siddiqui) 2



BJP deceived Hindus with fake Hindutva (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 3

Attacks on Libya condemned (Ghitreef Shahbaz) 3

Delhi Waqf Board has no lands in Delhi (NA Ansari) 3

“Quote, Unquote” (Akhilesh Mithal, John Pilger) 3



Rape in Malegaon (Mustafa Khan) 4

Atrocities galore against Christians 4

Compensate Muslims wrongly arrested on terror charges (MG News Desk) 4

Ex-gratia in fake encounter case (MG News Desk) 4

Marginal rise in Shakhas: RSS (MG News Desk) 4

Attend RSS shakha: M.P. CM (MG News Desk) 4

UP tops in human rights violations (MG News Desk) 4



Muslim MPs meet Planning panel 5

Prisoner # 100 speaks (Mushtaq Ul Haq Ahmad Sikander) 5



Azam Khan and his “sedition” story (Haider Abbas) 6

Maulana Jalaluddin Umri re-elected chief of JIH (Ghitreef Shahbaz) 6



Bengal Muslims worse than Gujarat (NA Ansari) 7

Muslim reservation movement keeps up momentum (Haider Abbas) 7

Dalits homes burnt after they celebrated Holi (MG News Desk) 7

India fourth most corrupt in the world: survey (MG News Desk) 7

Seventeen murders in five years in Gujarat’s temples (MG News Desk) 7

NHRC asks govt to report on 17,305 missing children (MG News Desk) 7



NIA to probe into “Hindu terror” cases from 2003 (indianexpress.com) 8

M.P. govt on land squandering spree (AG Khan) 8

No permission for conversion: SC judge (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 8

Wikileaks opens India’s dirty Pandora Box (Badri Raina) 8



No action yet on Liberhan (Haider Abbas) 9

Imam-e Ka’ba in India (Ghitreef Shahbaz) 9



Modi betrays his anti-Muslim bias (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Complaint to PM about Gujarat Muslim’s plight (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Darul qaza conference held in Ahmedabad (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

SIT grills Modi loyal in riot case (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Is Gujarat a vibarant state? (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10


Human Rights / Terrorism

NIA to take all Hindu terror cases to their logical end: Chidambaram (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 11

Purohit was the mastermind behind Orissa and Karnataka violence: Pragya (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 11

SC warns police on torture and custodial deaths (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 11

BJP MP Yogi Adityanath funded terror attacks: Bharat Bhai (MG News Desk) 11

NIA to probe Kanpur blast (MG News Desk) 11

HC grants bail to Ajmer blast accused (MG News Desk) 11

Samjhauta coaches sold as scrap (MG News Desk) 11



Urdu in India: victim of

Hindu nationalism & Muslim separatism - ii (Syed Shahabuddin) 12



Assam alienates its natives (Ram Puniyani) 13

Biased exam paper in Gujarat (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 13



Loopholes in Hazare’s Stand (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 14

Many Fukushimas within (Ahmad Javed) 14


Jammu & Kashmir

Dateline Srinagar: Afsana Rashid 15

Govt still in denial regarding the disappeared 15

J&K to impose property tax 15

Consumption of alcohol on the rise in the Valley 15

J&K Sikhs demand minority status 15

No peace sans detente between India-Pak 15


Newsmakers 16

Mohammad Shafi Moonis (1918-2011) (Ghitreef Shahbaz) 16


Special Reports

Solidarity with Arab masses 17

Conference on minority rights 17

Aurangzeb's sword and pen stand re-discovered at AMU 17

Emperor Jahangir’s portrait auctioned in London 17

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 17


Community News

Assam looks towards Mamata and Ajmal 18

Muslim groups revolt against Congress in Bengal 18

Free education in Iqra Sopken World in Okhla 18

High Court’s notices to Centre, JMI on minority status 18

AMU’s Maulana Azad Library second biggest in Asia 18

Appointment of Ajmer Dargah administrator stayed by High Court (NA Ansari) 18

Teachers for Urdu and Punjabi in Delhi schools 18

Role of Maulana Mazharul Haq in the rebuilding of Bihar 18

Whole Muslim population of Lakshdweep in the list of ST 18

Scholar School’s first Annual Day function 18

Christian political outfit to field candidates in Kerala 18


Community News

Golden Jubilee of UNI news agency 19

JMI hostel for trainees of career building courses 19

PTI, ASI officials and Hindi newspaper fined by High Court 19

Creating educational awareness first preference of DMC 19

Akashwani’s Urdu service is “dying” 19

Hindu outfits angry over Arshad Madni’s remarks about Patel (NA Ansari) 19

Islamic laws are capable of solving every problem 19

14 arrested by Orissa police for “unlawful conversion” 19

Indo-Iranian relations thousands of years old 19

Advani not apologetic over Gujarat riots 19

Retired men occupy posts meant for J&K youth 19

11 of 16 Rahmani 30 students clear CA entrance 19

Seminar on Nehruvian vision 19


Community News

Godhra case: two months time given (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 20

AMU students organise Khilafah conference (Showkat Nanda) 20

Zero tolerance for wife-beaters: Shia board 20

In Modi’s Gujarat, Muslims assume Hindu names 20

American Centre English Training Programme for AMU 20

Former J&K militants are now being hired to commit crime 20

Budget for minorities not spent by Delhi government 20

Amnesty expresses concern over misuse of PSA in Valley 20

Imam Askari Centenary celebrations 20


Community News

Commendable community service 21

JIH leader quits post over support to LDF 21

AMU Sunni Theological Society celeberates Salsabeel 21

I have never seen Sabarmati Express: Godhra ‘mastermind’ 21

SIT arrests three more in SHO murder case 21

Jamia Islahul Banaat now a minority educational institution 21

A dozen injured in bloody fight over Imam’s salary 21

Sciences are helpful in the understanding of Qur’an 21


Community News

Destitute Muslim women commit suicide (Jagran Plus) 22

Jagran Plus (Khalid Khan) 22

Mosque closed in Bihar since Independence rehabilitated 22

Anjuman Falaah-e Adeeb wa Sahafi formed 22

Muslim women activists in Hyderabad discuss history, politics, and society (Nikhat Fatima) 22

Work being done to make Urdu a professional language 22

SC seeks reply from govt on creating SIT on black money 22

Depriving Urdu schools of privileges is regrettable 22



Target Israel, Not Libya (Stephen Lendman) 23

Israeli War on Palestinian Memory (Ramzy Baroud) 23



Jerusalem - Past and Present - ii (Zafarul-Islam Khan) 24



US: another anti-Muslim hearing (Abdus Sattar Ghazali) 25



Qaddafi’s Bloodlust is Helping Western Neo-Imperialism (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 26

Gaddafi wealth: billions in 35 nations across four continents 26



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Islamic Perspectives

Women’s Day and Muslim Women (Asghar Ali Engineer) 28


MG Classifieds 29


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

MG (Shoeb Shaik) 30

Indian Muslims: Identity Crisis? (Sharjeel Imam) 30

Living legend Maulana Wahiduddin Khan (G.A.Rahim) 30

Gujarat riots (Farooq Abdul Gaffar Bawani) 30

Road in Delhi named after Ustad Hafiz Ali Khan (S.A. Frank) 30

“The Soul of the Desert” (Kamer Muneer) 30

Be clear on Gaddafi (PA Mohamedameen) 30

“Vishwa Hindu Parishad was paid by US to demolish Babri” (Ghulam Muhammed) 30

Shame on you, Dr. Syedna (Farooq Abdul Gaffar Bawani) 30

AMU can be another Georgetown Uni (Captain Kh Nasirul Haque) 30

Violence in Kashmir (Syed Adfar Rashid Shah) 30


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

Anna Hazare’s movement against corruption (J.S.Bandukwala, Dr. Abdul Hameed Maqdoomi, Dr Mookhi Amir Ali, Nazneen O. Saherwala) 30

Indian first or Muslim first? (Dr. Mustafa Kamal Sherwani) 30

Budget: trickle for minorities (Ajaz Ahmad) 30

Misuse of wakf land (Aziz A.Mubaraki) 30

Yes, Qur’an has the answers (Farhana Siddiquie) 30

Why media is after me–Vahanvati? (S. Haque) 30

Kashmir and the media (N.D.Pancholi) 30

Routing out corruptions (S.A.U. Patel) 31

US looks for oil in Libya (Nazneen O. Saherwala) 31

Double-faced BJP (Madhu Agarwal) 31

World Water Day (Mohd Ziyaullah Khan) 31

Media in the dock (Subhash Chandra Agarwal) 31



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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

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