16-30 June 2010

Table of Contents


Mr Minister! Jamia is Our Offspring (Tahir Mahmood) 1

Cartoon MG/Yusuf 1


Issue / Opinion

A Wake Up Call for “Muslim Leaders” (Navaid Hamid) 2



Outright condemnation of the Israeli terrorism (NA Ansari) 3

Madrasa demolished in Lucknow (Afzal Shah) 3



India and Israel to have free trade! (T. Riyas Babu) 4

Atrocities against Dalit girl 4

Sivanandan supersedes Gafoor, made new police chief 4

“AMU all set to start off-campuses this academic year” (NA Ansari) 4

Kerala allots Malabar new 120 HSSs (T. Riyas Babu) 4

Muslims unable to benefit from govt welfare schemes (NA Ansari) 4



Break all ties with Israel: Muslim groups (T. Riyas Babu) 5

Left organises protest against the Israeli blockade of Gaza (T. Riyas Babu) 5

PFI Manipur’s sit-in protest against the Israeli attack (Benjamin M. Shah) 5



Social Profiling: Indian Style (Subhash Gatade) 6

Nine custodial deaths, 43 missing, six rapes: SHRC’s report (Syed Junaid Hashmi) 6



Good results of

Urdu medium schools (NA Ansari) 7

Israel a danger to world peace and security: Asrarul Haque (NA Ansari) 7

Mushawarat on the Israeli piracy 7

Gadkari’s initial steps a shamble, fails to unite BJP (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 7



CPM labels Muslim outfits communal (T. Riyas Babu) 8

14 years of clinging ends, “fed up” INL leaves LDF (T. Riyas Babu) 8

Why Hyderabad police being targeted? (NA Ansari) 8

Hundreds of Muslims arrested in Ajmer on Urs eve (NA Ansari) 8

Akshardham attack case: HC upholds death for three 8



Teesra Swadhinta Andolan to fight for “Liberation” (T. Riyas Babu) 9

Communal riot in Gujarat (NA Ansari) 9

Lok Sabha Report Card: Owaisi hits century 9

Number of orphans increasing in Kashmir (NA Ansari) 9

Ittehad-e-Millat’s aim is to bring equality and justice to the oppressed 9



BJP tries to cut Gujarat Muslim votes by delimitation (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Sadbhavna sammelan held in Ahmedabad (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Modi brings out ghost of Naxalism (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Arjun Modhwadia raps Modi government (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Attack on riot witness (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Legal notice by Tulsi’s mother (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

NDTV rates Modi as the best CM! (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10


Human Rights / Terrorism

Samad’s arrest divided Central, state HMs, ATS confused (Majid Jahangir) 11

NIA to tread cautiously while probing minorities (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 11

International implications of the Malegaon blasts (Mustafa Khan) 11



Narco analysis: Supreme Court sets out the truth (Human Rights Features) 12

Canada takes notice of army excesses (Afsana Rashid) 12



National Integration: The Way Forward (Ram Puniyani) 13

Committed at home, opposed abroad (Sandeep Dikshit) 13



Communication Gap: Govt & Kashmiris (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 14

Fact-Finding report on the Dhulia Police firing (Report by Suresh Khairnar) 14

Who rules India? Who owns India? (Ghulam Muhammed) 14


Jammu & Kashmir

Dateline Srinagar: Afsana Rashid 15

First Amnesty team visits Valley in 20 years 15

Mirwaiz spells out contours of settlement 15

Army officers involved in fake encounter 15


Community News

Foul Alsafa banned (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 16

Kashmiri translation of Qur’an released (NA Ansari) 16

Congress to mobilise Muslim votes with Qaisar in Bihar (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 16

Search for intelligent and talented Shi’a students (NA Ansari) 16

Educational awareness conference and Mushaira (Nisar Ahmad) 16

Pawar plays minority card to evade price rise and IPL (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 16

Panchayat directs Muslim woman to return to first husband 16

Federation of Muslim Educational Institutions formed 16

AMU signs MoU with Uni of North Carolina 16


Community News

KU’s Iqbal Library is now ISO certified (NA Ansari) 17

Khap system intrudes Muslim society also 17

Prof Zahida Zaidi felicitated (Sami Rafiq) 17



Community News

Shibli’s Madarsa remembers him (Salman Sultan) 18

22 Muslims won in Kolkata Municipal Corporation elections (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 18

Aisha Adarsh Girls High School of Bihar (NA Ansari) 18

Kerala HC stays AMU off-campus (T. Riyas Babu) 18

CBI raid on Jaipur’s Unani Medical College (NA Ansari) 18

American University students visit IOS (NA Ansari) 18

Four colleges to be set up in Saharanpur villages (NA Ansari) 18

Rs 3 lakh compensation to school girls who had fallen sick (NA Ansari) 18

All Assam Jamiat Ahl-e-Hadith President joins Congress (NA Ansari) 18

Mukhtar Ansari booked under MCOCA (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 18


Community News

Muslims love the country, not worship it (NA Ansari) 19

Employment oriented training to minority students (NA Ansari) 19

Is SIMI an unlawful body? 19

Micro financing scheme for minorities (NA Ansari) 19

Hamdard School’s annual training programme for mothers (NA Ansari) 19

Haj Committee of India’s office shifted to Nizamuddin (NA Ansari) 19

IUML not to ally with Jamaat Islami in panchayat elections 19

AICMEU distriburses aid to the physically challenged 19


Special Reports

Balesar riot victims maltreated by Rajasthan govt (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 20

UP minority commission encourages Muslim women to voice their plight (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 20

Monorail to serve pilgrims this Haj (Galal Fakkar) 17 extent congestion 20



Drabu first Kashmiri to be awarded UK honour of commander (Iftikhar Gilani) 21

Cartoon (By Yusuf) 21



No Turkish Delights for Israel (Arshi Khan) 22

Surge, Bribe and Run: America’s New Policy in Afghanistan (Anis Ahmad) 18



US-Muslim relations one year after Cairo speech (Abdus Sattar Ghazal) 23

Israel welcomed into OECD 23



The Old Gaza Boy and the Sea (Ramzy Baroud) 24

Attack On Turkish Flotilla: Zionists’ Making Holes In Their Own Ship (Soroor Ahmed) 24



7 Questions for Defenders of Israel’s Inhumane Siege of Gaza (Joshua Holland) 25



Israel’s Piracy on the High Seas: Not so in American Eyes (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 26


Israeli attack on Aid Flotilla

The Day The World Became Gaza (Ali Abunimah) 27

Global censure for Israel 27


Israeli attack on Aid Flotilla

‘Israelis threw 4 injured into the sea’ 28

Autopsies reveal 9 men on Gaza aid boat shot, 5 in head (Ivan Watson and Talia Kayali) 28

MV Rachel Corrie seized by force 28

Defenders of the Mavi Marmara (Ken O’Keefe) 28

Press TV reporter missing after attack 28


Israeli attack on Aid Flotilla

Greek witness: Israelis killed Turkish activist to stop media broadcast 29

Eyewitness: ‘I saw people shot’ (socialistworker.co.uk) 29

Israelis Execute American (huffingtonpost.com) 29-30

Legal Framework of International Law (Lynda Brayer) 29

After staying on a flotilla ship, Israeli activist converts to Islam (Jack Khoury) 29


Israeli attack on Aid Flotilla

Kidnapped by Israel, forsaken by UK (blogs.aljazeera.net) 30-31

Israeli document: Gaza blockade isn’t about security (Frenkel, a McClatchy special correspondent, reported from Jerusalem. Warren P. Strobel and Steven Thomma contributed to this article from Washington) 30


Israeli attack on Aid Flotilla

UN’s Pillay: Gaza blockade is illegal (maannews.net) 31

Protesters say Israel had an assassination list 31-32

Twelve Reasons for the International Community to Bomb Israel (Yamin Zakaria) 31


Israeli attack on Aid Flotilla

‘Israelis threw 4 injured into the sea’ 32

World reaction 32-33

America’s Complicity in Evil (Paul Craig Roberts) 32


Israeli attack on Aid Flotilla

Message from US Congresswoman Cynthia Mckinney 33-34

Mad-Dog of the Planet (Patrick Cockburn) 33


Israeli attack on Aid Flotilla

Israel Takes the Bait (George Packer) 34

All at sea (Yvonne Ridley) 34

Gaza occupation and siege are illegal (George Bisharat) 34

Israeli lawmaker: No arms on flotilla 34



Madrasa education in India - a historical survey

B book: Qadeem Hindustan mein Ulum-e-Deen ke Sarchashme / Fountains of Religious Education in Ancient India, Author: Dr. Rahi Fidai, English Version:

Dr ‘Abdul Ghaffar Khan, Publisher: Iqra Publications, No. 21, Oosman Street, III Cross, Haneefia Masjid Road, Khush Hal Nagar, K.G. Halli, Bangalore 560045 - Mob: 09448166536, Year: 2009 Price: Rs. 150 / Pages: (68 Urdu+72 English in single volume)

ISBN: 978-93-80124-05-06 (Dr Abdul Ghaffar Khan) 35

Books released: Twelve books written by the noted religious scholar, author, journalist and columnist, Maulana Nadeemul Wajidi… (NA Ansari) 35


Islamic Perspectives

Ulama - a strategy for change - ii (Yawar Baig) 36


MG Classifieds 37


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

MG (Mohammad Azam) 38

Fatwa hype is a media creation (Manzar Imam) 38

Deoband fatwa a gameplan of media (Mohammad Azam) 38

News about UPSC topper (Faisal Khan) 38

Union Carbide (Syed Khurshid Anwar) 38

Tussle over Jamia Millia’s minority character (S. Haque) 38

Massacres, Law and the leaders (Abdul Hannan Siwani Nadvi) 38

The Real Face of Terrorism in India (G. Hasnain Kaif) 38

Rarely used term Hindutva terrorist becomes common (Mushtaque Madni) 38

Fate of Afzal Guru (Dr. Abdul Hameed Maqdoomi, Hem Raj Jain) 38

Dear Mr. Praveen Swami (Dr. Abdul Hameed Maqdoomi) 38

Dr. Abdul Hameed Maqdoomi (S. Haque) 38

NHRC chairperson (Subhash Chandra Agarwal) 38


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

BJP’s faulty role as an opposition (Dr. Abdul Hameed Maqdoomi) 39

Oh! The pious inheritors of the world (Mustafa Kamal Sherwani) 39

When will caste system get abolished? (Mohd Ziyaullah Khan, Farzana Z Khan) 39

Shiv Sena and Shanties (Dr.Mookhi Amir Ali) 39

Israel’s inhuman attack on humanitarian aid (Farzana Z Khan, Abdul Hannan Siwani Nadvi, Syed Sultan Mohiddin, Dr. Shah Alam Khan) 39

Obama’s mind (Sultan A. Patel) 39

UN anti-terror Court’ to save the democratic world (Hem Raj Jain) 39



Zanzibar University (Tanzania) requires Lecturer in economics 3

Idafa Investments Pvt. Ltd. 3


Kaleem Kawaja 6


Kanti Weekly / Kanti Monthly 16


Taarikh Tadween Sunnat (Islamic Studies Research Academy) 17


Voice of Kashmir 24


Idarah Al-Hasanaat (Rampur) 25


Free Online Health Consultation 37

Urdu Book Review 37

India’s first and only Scientific and Informative 37


G.M. Banatwalla Saheb (Farooq Abdul Gaffar Bawani) 40

Kamaluddin Ahmed's plassey to proclamation 40