16-30 September 2009


Table of Contents

 

Curfew, boycott for Muslims in Ambala village (Nadim Ahmad) 1

Cartoon (Yusuf M/G) 1

 

Issue / Opinion

Effective measures to curb hate speech (Iqbal A. Ansari) 2

Quit Afghanistan (Ghulam Muhammad) 2

Development Goals (Obaidur Rahman Nadwi) 2

 

National

Encounters are always fake (Haider Abbas) 3

A conscience encountered (Dr Sandeep Pandey) 3

 

National

Assault on protestant churches in Ka’taka (Asia News) 4

Branding Azamgarh as terror hub is unfair (Shabana) 4

Kerala to set up Islamic bank (IANS) 4

Triple whammy for Narendarbhai 4

Supreme Court grants bail to Moulana Naseeruddin 4

Gujarat High Court lifts ban on Jaswant's book on Jinnah 4

Another false alarm by Gujarat police 4

YSR and Muslims (Ayub Khan) 4

Victory for Aysha, can attend classes wearing headscarf 4

 

National

Snub to Delhi Minorities Commission over Batla House (NA Ansari) 5

Murder case against 17 Mumbai Police officers 5

Jung takes charge as Jamia VC (NM Salih) 5

Hubli bomb-blast accused Nagaraj Jambagi murdered Abul (Haleem Mansoor) 5

 

National

Ishrat’s encounter unveils the dark alleys of Modi’s Gujarat (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 6

Encounter killings in Gujarat and State Complicity 6

 

National

Remaining part of encounter killing in Gujarat and State complicity 7

(Details of some of the fake encounter cases) 7

 

National

Kerala Round-up: Fahmi Rahmani & NM Salih8

Marad: three-year rigorous imprisonment for five RSS men 8

Ummerkoya remembered 8

Muslim students shine in Kerala entrance tests 8

Beemapally police firing is unjustified: Report 8

Haj Quota Scam: IUML refutes charges against E Ahamed 8

Kerala Haj Committee demands additional quota 8

Solidarity protests over ASEAN pact (Picture) 8

 

Analysis

Dilemmas of Defeat: Whither BJP? (Ram Puniyani) 9

Maharashtra appeals against MCOCA repeal and says that MP Govt helping Hindutva terrorists (NA Ansari) 9

 

Gujarat

Gujarat round-up: Abdul Hafiz Lakhani10

Blood of the encountered exposes Modi’s black empire 10

 

Human Rights

Report of the AIMMM delegation to Kalalti village (Abdul Rashid Agwan, Irfan Ahmad Khan, Mahtab Alam, Nadim Ahmad) 11

Issues

Section 377: judgement background - ii 12

(Morality as a ground of a restriction to fundamental right) 12

Shari’ah Advisory Making Its Presence Felt In India 12

Mysore violence: HC orders release of 25 detainees (NM Salih) 12

Restriction on scarf is unhealthy: Karnataka Human Rights Commission (NM Salih) 12

 

Special Reports

Human rights of prisoners stand suspended (Subhash Gatade) 13

Equal Opportunity Commission discussed (NM Salih) 13

Priority to Muslim women: Khurshid (NM Salih) 13

 

Jammu & Kashmir

Dateline Srinagar: AFSANA RASHID 14

Shopian continues to simmer 14

Army officer’s immunity dismissed 14

Two sit-ins by disappeared persons 14

First art gallery to come up in Valley 14

Relatives of JKLF chief Yasin Malik welcome his Pakistani bride at Srinagar on 6 Sept. (Picture) 14

 

Rejoinders / Opinion

BJP/Jaswant Singh’s book on Jinnah (Ghulam Muhammed, S. Akhtar, G. Hasnain Kaif, Prof. Obaid Siddiqui, S. Haque, Md Ziyaullah Khan, Dr. Abdul Hameed Maqdoomi, Farooq Abdul Gaffar Bawani) 15

The BJP must rise to the big role (Mookhi Amir Ali) 15

Open letter to Manmohan Singh (Shabnam Hashmi) 15

 

Newsmakers 16

 

Special Reports

Hindutva terror comes to Nepal (Zafarul-Islam Khan) 17

Yeh Musalmaan jinhen dekh ke sharmaayen yahood 17

Cartoon (Yusuf M/G) 17

Analysis

Political Drama: BJP against Jaswant Singh (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 18

NHRC Batla House Report: an analysis (Salman Sultan) 18

High Court accepts CBI’s report in l'affaire Irshad and Qamar (NA Ansari) 18

 

Community News

1.6 lakh Haj pilgrims this year (NM Salih) 19

Haj: Direct flight form Mangalore (NM Salih) 19

Scientific progress in the light of Qur'anic verses (NM Salih) 19

U.S. Consulate hosts Iftar party (NM Salih) 19

Point-Encounter point' a play for a cause (NM Salih) 19

Maulana Azad Foundation announces girl scholarships 19

No compulsory 'Surya namaskar' in schools: HC 19

Threats to Darul Uloom Deobnd 19

Roza in fulfilment of a vow 19

Madrasa students missing 19

Fatwa against political iftar parties 19

AMU’s Sir Syed Hall: Indicators to various halls and offices (Sinaal Usmani) (Picture) 19

 

Community News

Communal riots in Shahpur 20

Communal tension in Sangli 20

Communal tension in Rajasthan's Banswara District 20

Representation of Shias in central government demanded 20

Smallest manuscript of Qur’an 20

Ramzan facility for Muslim railway employees 20

Admiration of Jinnah is “the handiwork of Pak Lobby” 20

PM's 15-point prog not implemented in Jharkhand 20

Jagannath Mishra's efforts for promotion of Urdu 20

Teachers arrested for teaching halal slaughter 20

Al Habib trust's iftar programmes in Punjab jails 20

 

Community News

Missing files of Babri Masjid 21

Babri: Nirmorhi Akhara witness failed to support its claim 21

Protest over cancellation of allotment of land for mosque 21

Demand for a "Muslim state" in Kerala 21

Iftar party by British High Commission 21

Case filed against Aziz Burney for treason 21

Translations of books on social reforms and Islamic studies 21

Award to Gujarat state, not to Modi 21

Human Rights Commission's notice to UP's chief secretary 21

More than three thousand people missing in J&K 21

Social Democratic Party of India (Poster/Picture) 21

 

Community News

Minority Min. to push for reservation 22

AP seeks SC status for Dalit Christians, Muslims 22

4 million Assam Muslims to be removed from voters list 22

Ramzan.com website launched 22

Muslim love their country but cannot worship it 22

Survey of Waqf properties will be done in West Bengal 22

In Kashmir 10.5 lakh kanal land under army occupation 22

Faizabad’s Guldasta Society celebrating its Silver Jubilee on 17 August, 09 (Picture) 22

 

International

How Israel wages game theory warfare (Jeff Gates) 23

Turkey to build a proton accelerator facility23

 

International

“Our sons are used as involuntary organ donors by Israel” 24

 

International

Conclusion of (24) 25

Israel steals body parts: Palestinians (Khalid Amayreh) 25

 

International

Top officer says US bungling Muslim outreach (Anne Gearan) 26

CIA's black sites, illuminated (Greg Miller) 26

Lockerbie: Megrahi was framed (John Pilger) 26Lock

 

International

US Audacity of Hope Falters 27

Settlement Freeze no longer required (Ramzy Baroud) 27

Why not crippling sanctions for Israel and the US? (Paul Craig Roberts) 27

What is Iran doing? 27

Silly season news - Abbas, Fayyad protected by Israel 27

 

Book

Human & Civil Rights Manual (Mahtab Alam) 28

 

Islamic Perspectives

Living without TV: 12 alternatives & options (Abdul Malik Mujahid) 29

 

MG Classifieds 30

 

Letters

Fate of innocent Muslims languishing in jails (Syed Sultan Mohiddin) 31

Ban on headscarfs and Muslim leaders (Anwar Mallik) 31

Jamianagar or Juhapura: The same stories of Ghettoisation (U.F. Malek) 31

Benefits of fasting (Dr Abdul Hameed Maqdoomi) 31

Shaheeda-e Hijaab Sherbini (Sultan A Patel) 31

Babri and Congress (S. Haque) 31

Justice in India (P M Ravindran) 31

Ishrat Jahan’s murder (Syed Sultan Mohiddin, Ruby Naushad, Md Ziyaullah Khan, K. Malikul Azeez) 31

 

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