16-31 August 2011


Table of Contents

Educational Encyclopedia of Islam launched (Saiyed Danish) 1

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 1

 

Issue / Opinion

In the name of democracy, surrender (Ghulam Muhammed) 2

Temples unmasked (Dr Sumit S Paul) 2

Vastanvi Verdict is in sync with Muslim sentiments (Aleem Faizee) 2

 

National

Why did Reshma become a celebrity? (TwoCircles. net) 3

Khurshid claims spending over 64% minority funds (Abdul Bari Masoud) 3

Nitish implements RSS agenda (theindianawaaz.com) 3

Six rioters sentenced (AG Khan) 3

Sunil Joshi murder: 3 produced in court (AG Khan) 3

Indian artists boycott Tel AVIV museum show 3

 

National

Christian persecution report (EFI - mail@efionline.org) 4

India ask Israel to halt settlements (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 4

Surankote encounter was fake (dailykashmirimages.com) 4

Gujarat riots report leaked to RSS man (Poornima Joshi and Gyanant Singh, Mail Today) 4

NHRC takes up J&K custodial death case 4

 

National

Maulana Vastanvi’s removal was pre-planned (Shahnawaz Badar Qasmi) 5

Darul Uloom’s clarification regarding Vastanvi episode (Trarnslated from Urdu) 5

Maulana Ghulam Muhammad Vastanvi explains his position (Translated from Urdu) 5

 

National

Mamta boost to the Muslim community 6

Huge haul of explosives in Hyderabad 6

Govt received info on Swiss bank accounts: FM 6

Terror has political goals, religion should be for humanism (Ram Puniyani) 6

 

National

Right to Education Act will harm diverse India (Haider Abbas) 7

Congress and BJP flex muscles over corruption and terror (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 7

 

National

A Reflection on Bollywood Film “Aarakshan” (Madhu Chandra) 8

“50% of poor in India are SCs” 8

Media – protector of Saffron Terror? (Mushtaque Madni) 8

NHRC manages to retain “A”status (MG News Desk) 8

Banks failed to achieve minority lending target (MG News Desk) 8

Girl paraded naked in Guj. minority institution (MG News Desk) 8

 

National

Munsif channel will be the voice of voiceless: Hyder Adil (Abdul Bari Masoud) 9

Qur’an is the life mission of this Kashmiri businessman (Mushtaq ul Haq Ahmad Sikander) 9  

 

National

Unholy nexus to save Modi loyals in post-Godhra cases (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Teesta gets bail (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Modi starts damage control (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

More policemen will be on CBI radar (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

RTI activists meet Governor (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

 

Human Rights / Terrorism

“The NIA will not do anything wrong”: Malegaon 2006 near denouement (Mustafa Khan) 11

Inter-agency stand offs responsible for laxity in terror watch (Saiyed Danish) 11

Tulsi fake encounter re-constructed (AG Khan) 11

Indresh, Pragya figure as suspects in NIA chargesheet on Ajmer blast (MG News Desk) 11

‘Deal with Saffron terror sternly’: PC (MG News Desk) 11

CBI investigating Dara encounter case seeks protection for its team (MG News Desk) 11

 

Issues

Mushawarat on national and international situation 12

No sharaee restriction on women travelling with non-mahrams if their safety is assured (NA Ansari) 12

 

Issues

United Colours of fundamentalisms (Ram Puniyani) 13

 

Analysis

Kashmiris need more attention! (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 14

Reservation & Caste Hindus (Tej Singh) 14

45% of UP rape cases in 2010 were of Dalits 14  

 

Jammu & Kashmir

Dateline Srinagar: Afsana Rashid 15

Valley in turmoil over Sopore custodial killing 15

Molestation case against soldier 15

CRPF withdraws from Srinagar 15

Report on disappearances released 15

Smart cards for services delivery 15

 

Newsmakers 16

Top Saudi honour for Ambassador Talmiz Ahmad (Haider Abbas) 16

Peerzada Saeed Husain Khan ()Haider Abbas) 16

 

Special Reports

Chishti Awards go to Shastri & Bilqees 17

Charity Alliance work in Murshidabad (Dr Zafarul-Islam Khan) 17

Prof. Zilli participates in Cambridge conference 17

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 17

 

Community News

New book on Qur’an translations 18

Land deal for Ambani’s Antilla may come under CBI lens 18

Jamia Urdu delegation meets Rahul, wants recognition 18

Jamia Professor Lectures in Bihar Legislative Council 18

Campaign for the promotion of Urdu (NA Ansari) 18

Two Urdu scholars get Gaurav Award 18

Rizwana gets Gold Medal 18

Miserable plight of handicapped destitute 18

Naroda case: Rais Khan’s plea rejected 18

MNS opens office in minority-dominated area 18

Flesh trade does not exist in the state: J&K govt 18

 

Community News

IUML protest and demands 19

Sadiq fake encounter: CBI lodges FIR of conspiracy 19

Court’s notice on the appointment of Ajmer’s administrator 19

Eight girls questioned in Sopore blast case 19

Minority youth to be provided training for jobs in W.B. 19

Rickshaw-puller poet 19 

Arabic translation of Asif Barelvi’s Urdu poems 19

RTI activists of Gujarat demands compensation for attack 19

Peace party looks for conditional ties with BSP 19

Centre hints states not to implement Ranganath report (theindianawaaz.com) 19

Subramanian Swamy’s house compound vandalised 19

Mumbai NGOs seek justice for Malegaon youths (ummid.com) 19

NCPUL for associating Urdu with employment (NA Ansari) 19

 

Community News

Harvard stands by Swamy 20

Swamy’s article: court seeks police report 20

“Stop Racial Profiling of Muslim Institutions”: Welfare Party 20

Gujarat police officer Sanjiv Bhatt suspended 20

Gujarat scholar accepted for Fullbright (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 20

Kashmir eats 51,000 tons of mutton a year 20

Bail to Malegaon blast accused exposes double standard (ummid.com) 20  

Sahitya Academy built after demolishing part of Firoz Shah’s Jama Masjid (NA Ansari) 20

 

Community News

Hang fake encounter cops: SC (PTI) 21

Cover- up renews call for CBI probe in riots cases (Poornima Joshi - mailtoday.in) 21

Sajjan blames NDA for riot taint 21

Naga women’s group calls for a decent dress code 21

Breather to India as Saudi ready to help meet oil needs 21

“RSS is not anti minority”(!): former SC judge 21

SIMI’s Munir Deshmukh’s bail cancelled 21

Ishrat fake encounter: twists and turns (AG Khan) 21

 

Community News

Hindu commander killed in Jammu 22

Revolt in JD-U over RSS interference in Nitish government 22

Bias thwarts minority development, say reports (hindustantimes.com) 22  

Jamiat Ulama-e Hind Halal Trust reliable institution 22

M.P. Catholics demands representation in minority panel 22

Chargesheet filed in German Bakery case 22

South Delhi Darul Qaza settled 11 cases this year (!) 22

A third of India’s trade is with OIC (Shafeeq Rahman, tehelka.com) 22

 

International

Norway attack: Europe’s double standards (Ali Khan Mahmudabad) 23

Former Intel Chief: Call Off The Drone War (And Maybe the Whole War on Terror) (Noah Shachtman) 23

Jerusalem: Israeli "Tolerance Museum" to be built on Muslim tombs 23

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 23

 

International

The Riots: is it Poverty or Greed? (Yamin Zakaria) 24

U. S. wastes $34 billion in Afghan and Iraq contracting 24

Outsourced: US clinical trials go overseas (english.aljazeera.net) 24

British actress embraces Islam (onislam.net) 24

 

International

The Decline and Fall of the American Empire (Paul Craig Roberts) 25

Native seeds in danger of being monopolised 25

 

International

Blackmailing Iraq: the latest American Ploy (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 26

 

Book

US: a rogue that refuses to relent (and reform) – i: Book: War on Terrorism or American Strategy for Global Dominance: Islamic Perspective on Afghan-Iraq War

Author: Manzoor Alam, Publisher: Vantage Press, New York, Year: 2009, Pages: 408+XIV, Price: $ 18.95 (Dr AG Khan) 27

 

Islamic Perspectives

Islam ensures human rights (Ahmad Wahaj Al-Siddiqui) 28

Which charity is best? (Adil Salahi) 28

 

MG Classifieds 29

 

Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

MG (Jasim Mohammad, M.Omar Sheriff) 30

Website link (Iqbal) 30

Anna Hazare’s Team out to Subvert Indian Parliamentary Democratic System (Dr. M. Hashim Kidwai, Dr Mookhi Amir Ali) 30

Wrong and unfair criticism (Dr. M. Hashim Kidwai) 30

Has Vastanvi been wronged? (Aziz A. Mubaraki) 30

NCM takes stand for falsely implicated Muslims (Syed Sultan Mohiddin) 30

Muslim leaders and Muslim reservation (S. Haque) 30

Bomb-Blast-Barbaric and Condemnable (G. Hasnain Kaif) 30

Harijans (Badri Raina) 30

Give them the gallows (Dr Mookhi Amir Ali) 30

Blasphemy (Danish) 30

Data collected by MP is a mirror to Millat (S. Haque) 30

Beware of American Imperialism (G. Hasnain Kaif) 30

UPA’s Lokpal Bill, Jehangir’s “Insaaf”? (Dr Mookhi Amir Ali) 30

Slut walk (Besharmi Morcha) in Delhi (Madhu Agarwal) 30

Izharul Haque selected for Bihar Sikcha Ratan Award (S. Haque) 30

An advice to Yeddyurappa (Dr Maqdoomi) 30

Hospital and its service (Dr Mookhi Amir Ali) 30

 

Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

American economy falters (Syed Sultan Mohiddin) 30

R.S.S., Hitler and Breivik (S. Haque) 30

RR’s acid test (Dr Mookhi Amir Ali) 30

Why the U.S. should work out a political solution in Libya (PA Mohamedameen) 30

Obama’s solution to Middle East crisis (Hem Raj Jain) 30

Peace is better than war (Y.R. Pathan) 30

Why is the Neocons Biased towards American Muslims? (Kodimirpal) 30

Zamzam water (Dr AH Maqdoomi) 31

Sonia's operation outside India (Wakeel Ahmad) 31

"Islamic terrorism" or "Jihadism" is not accurate (Abdul Hannan Siwani Nadwi) 31

AMU mess (Qaiser) 31

The slave mentality (Dr Ghayur Ayub) 31

Ittehadi Fatwa against tilak (Al-Haj Syed Fakhruddin Ahmad) 31

Gita lessons for M.P. schools (S. Haque) 31

 

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