16-30 November 2011


Table of Contents

UP Muslims may not vote for Congress (Mohammad Shahid) 1

Treat attack on minorities as terrorism: Judge 1

Schoolchildren are still in jail (MG News Desk) 1

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 1

 

Issue / Opinion

AFSPA row: need for a collective perspective (Syed Adfar Rashid Shah) 2

Emperor Akbar’s Persian Ramayana and Khan-e-Khanan’s copy (Jalal Uddin) 2

 

National

Sibal denies allegations of P K Shahi (Mohammad Mudassir Alam) 3

Hindu extremists used Muslims to plant bombs (ummid.com) 3

Problems of Delhi Muslims (NA Ansari) 3

 

National

EC disqualifies MLA over paid news 4

No women commission in states 4

In three years, 302 jawan suicides 4

Bishops issue Karnataka demands 4

Communal Violence Bill should be passed in this session of the Parliament: Maulana Jalaluddin Umri (Nadim Ahmad) 4

 

National

What really happened at Mainethar 5

 

National

Communal violence on the rise in U.P (Haider Abbas) 6

Ban demanded on Hindi newspaper for publishing anti-Darul Uloom article (NA Ansari) 6

Historical Pak Hindu temple reopens 6

 

National

U.P. & Bengal students get HWF academic excellence awards 7

100 meritorious students of Kolkata felicitated by HWF 7

No justice for Kashmir children (Zeenat Zeeshan) 7

 

National

HRD ministry violates AMU Act (Khalique Ahmad Khan) 8

 

National

Momentum over Muslim Reservation (Haider Abbas) 9

Advani fails to forge a lobby against RSS (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 9

 

National

Gujarat universities have saffron VCs (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

BJP claims support of Muslims (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Sreekumar writes to the Nanavati-Mehta Commission (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Flip-flop on Ishrat’s terror link (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 10

Gov seeks cost of Modi fast (AG Khan) 10

RTI activist stabbed to death (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

 

Human Rights / Terrorism

AFSPA: Beyond The Storm In The Teacup (Firdaus Ahmed) 11

Blast accused Salman a minor: Jaipur court (twocircles.in) 11

Life for 31 in Gujarat massacre (IANS) 11

All accused in Malegaon 2006 blast granted bail (ummid.com) 11

Bajrang Dal leader arrested for disrupting camp 11

 

Issues

NIC debate on Communal Violence Bill and recent riots (Asghar Ali Engineer) 12

Media and Muslims (Jadeed Khabar Urdu daily editorial, 13 October 2011 - translated from Urdu) 12

Shahabuddin on Sadiq-Sudarshan meeting 12

 

Issues

Lord Ram’s story: many versions (Ram Puniyani) 13

Pragya seeks protection in jail (IANS) 13

 

Analysis

UP Polls: Muslim & Dalit Votes! (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 14

Media and Democracy in a Globalising World (Mohammad Zeyaul Haque) 14

Establishing Democracy in Libya will be a hard task (Aziz A. Mubaraki) 14

 

Jammu & Kashmir

Dateline Srinagar: Afsana Rashid 15

AFPSA to go from some areas of J&K 15

Alarm over Christian missionary activity15

Once Interlocutors finished their job, Geelani says he is ready to talk! 15

Water projects at J&K expense 15

Mystery shrouds NC worker death 15

 

Newsmakers 16

Fazlul Bari (1936-2011) (NA Ansari) 16

 

Special Reports

Indian Haj goodwill delegation 17

Ulama and Mashaikh Maha Panchayat 17

Hyderabad Muslim youths attacked 17

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 17

 

Community News

AMU academic council meets 18

Muslim leaders oppose direct recruitment of IPS officers 18

Their tryst with destiny: awaiting death at the graveyard (AG Khan) 18

Release of Maulana Nanotvi’s biography (Nadim Ahmad) 18

Muslim woman killed in car crash: guilty officer absconds 18

Teachers served substandard food 18

Constant innovation is the key to rule the world 18

60-year-old bride for a family of (122) 18

Muslim girl becomes GS at Gujarat College 18

Kashmiris face psycho problems due to long tension period 18

 

Community News

Another extension for SIT in Ishrat case 19

Converts face the ire of the Dalit community 19

Christian delegation’s ‘study tour’ of Jamia Salafia 19

JNU is an educational institution, not a place of worship:VC 19

Rhetoric in the name of Wahabism regrettable 19

Four Muslims among India’s hundred richest persons 19

Why many languages made second official languages: gov 19

Dharavi Muslims to shift their industrial units to Bihar 19

 

Community News

Gujarat Muslims mad(e) for Modi! 20

15 lakh jobs for SC/ST, backward and Muslims in A.P. 20

Edu institutions do not maintain statistics about minorities 20

Rais Khan’s affidavit against Setalvad 20

Premji plans to open 1300 schools to provide quality edu 20

Pranab asks banks to ensure easy lending to minorities 20

Nitish to announce schemes for minorities during yatra 20

54 new health centres to be opened in Mewat 20

“Possible link” between terrorists and Bengali labourers probed 20

3-year R.I. term for SIMI’s Munir Deshmukh 20

Illegal construction in Tibbia College at Karol Bagh (NA Ansari) 20

 

Community News

Charity of Charity Commissioner 21

Be prepared for jail for the third child 21

MMK scores victories in local body elections 21

Government to provide modern weapons to riot force 21

Cow slaughter will invite imprisonment 21

Court notices over atrocities by police and cow protectors 21

Sanjiv Bhatt fears assassination plot 21

Historical painting of Moti Masjid sold in New York 21

Banks deny loans to zari artisans (NA Ansari) 21

 

Community News

Lecture on Islamisation of knowledge (NA Ansari) 22

Joshi’s return emboldens VHP cadre 22

HC directs Delhi govt to constitute Waqf Board in 4 weeks 22

Information Commission’s rules now in Urdu also in Bihar 22

Ghazals and poems of 15 modern poets published 22

JD-U to keep away from BJP’s Ayodhya rally 22

Malaysian university delegation visits AMU 21

Jamia Prof’s paper in the Nobel Prize Committee Doc 21

Case filed against SDM, others for insulting the Qur’an 21

 

International

FBI faces entrapment questions over Rezwan Ferdaus (Paul Harris) 23

Facts of Massive Payments to Israel (chuckles@chuckbrucks.com) 23

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 23

 

International

Political Islam will have to deal with clashing interests (Tariq Ramadan) 24

UK says it will support any US plan to bomb Iran nuclear facilities 24

Americans: Awash In Spin (Paul Craig Roberts) 24

 

International

The Seven Biggest Economic Lies (Robert Reich) 25

Israel left with no friends apart from America (& Micronesia, Palau et al) (M K Bhadrakumar) 25

 

International

Tunisia Blazes a Trail for Modern Arab Democracy (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 26

 

Book

Book: Godse’s Children - Hindutva terror in India, Author: Subhash Gatade, Publisher: Pharos Media, New Delhi, Year: 2011, Pages: 400, ISBN: 978-81-7221-052-0, Price: Rs 360 (Ram Puniyani) 27

Denial of Citizenship rights and marginalization: Linguistic Bengalis and Muslim minorities in Assam (Shahiuz Zaman Ahmed) 27

 

Books from Pharos Media, publishers of this newspaper 28

 

Islamic Perspectives

Islam, Islamism and Jihadism (Asghar Ali Engineer) 29

 

MG Classifieds 30

 

Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

MG (Mohammad Seraj, Prof Md Mushtaq Hussain) 31

Religiosity without spirituality is a sin (J.S.Bandukwala) 31

Indian Universities (Dr. M. Hashim Kidwai) 31

AMU Centres (Sameer Qaiyum) 31

Jamia Urdu (Syed Shahabuddin) 31

Muslims rejoice without a reason (S. Haque) 31

Team Anna member’s insulting letter to PM (Dr Mookhi Amir Ali) 31

Anna is playing in hands of Saffron Elements (Zuber Ahmed Khan) 31

Mahapanchayat (Syed Sultan Mohiddin) 31

Follow father of nation (G. Hasnain Kaif) 31

Muslims are used as spokespersons (S. Haque) 31

Plight Of Advani (AH Maqdoomi) 31

Police atrocities (Farooq Abdul Gaffar Bawani, Syed Sultan Mohiddin) 31

Repeal AFSPA (Zuber Ahmed Khan) 31

 

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