16-31 December 2009


Table of Contents

“November could be September” (Mushtaque Madni) 1

New turn expected in Babri case (Husain Amin) 1

Cartoon MG/Yusuf 1

 

Issue / Opinion

Qurbani stories from Mumbai (Ghulam Muhammed) 2

Mushrif's outspokenness is thought-provoking indeed (S. Akhtar) 2

 

National

Are we to be governed by Law or faith?: Sheetla (Manzar Mahdi Faizabadi) 3

Sixty thousand Kashmiris refused passports 3

Statement on Liberhan & Babri (Dr Zafarul-Islam Khan) 3

 

National

Mental trauma in J&K 4

Unathorised religious places to be bulldozed in UP 4

Don't interfere with inter-faith marriages: HC 4

Two Cases of Persecution from Karnataka 4

AFMI’s list of five top Muslim students 4

UP withdraws booklet on Ayodhya (Masood Hasan) 4

Minority Commission notice to DDA regarding Rohini land 4

Central Madrasa Board: suggestions 4

 

National

Azamgarh College facing hurdles in securing minority seats 5

Muslim girls opt apostasy 5

UNICEF study reveals secular nature of madrasas 5

 

National

I was framed by the Police: Malegaon accused 6

 

National

Conclusion of (p. 6) 7

 

National

Concern over rising Hindu rightwing terror 8

Anatomy of suicide among Kashmiri women (Mushtaq ul Haq Ahmad Sikander) 8

 

Analysis

The Emerging Culture of Political Hinduism (Ram Puniyani) 9

Caste system must be abolished: SC (Zafarul-Islam Khan) 9

 

Gujarat

By Abdul Hafiz Lakhani 10

Encounter case: SC order puts SIT in fix 10

Crime Branch whisks away Muslim children 10

Modi robs constitutional rights of MLAs 10

Muslim literacy lowest: demographic report 10

Ghost companies, fake projects in Modiland 10

People prefer death in Modiland 10

Vaghela's Babri role irks Congress 10

Riot victims houses at Chandola demolished 10

 

Human Rights

Why criminals go unpunished? (John Dayal) 11

Enquiry into police firing after Makka Masjid blast still incomplete 11

Illegal arrest and custody torture confirmed 11

 

Issues

Liberhan Report- Half Truthful & Half Untold (Syed Shahabuddin) 12

 

Special Reportss

Liberhanspill - The morning after (K P Prakasam) 13

 

Jammu & Kashmir

Dateline Srinagar: Afsana Rashid 14

2700 nameless mass graves exist across J&K 14

Mirwaiz putting house in order 14

Quiet talks between Hurriyat & Govt 14

Hurriyat leader critical 14

 

Rejoinders / Opinion

Babri/Liberhan (Dr. Abdul Hameed Maqdoomi, K. Malikul Azeez, Dr Mookhi Amir Ali) 15

AMU (Mirza A. Beg, Dr. Shafiqur Rahman Khan) 15

Afghanistan and Silver Spoon (Mohammed Sadullah Khan) 15

Why only Telangana? (Dr. Abdul Hameed Maqdoomi, A Hameed Yousuf, Syed Sultan Mohiddin) 15

Islamophobia (Safiya Sameena) 15

The Infallible Zionists (Raja Chemayel) 15

 

Newsmakers

Sarfaraz Khan - promising teen age cricketer 16

 

Special Reports

Dharnas and demo s on Babri martyrdom day (Zafarul-Islam Khan) 17

Cartoon M/G Yusuf 17

 

Analysis

Liberhan Report: Nothing New (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 18

Caste system a reality in Church? (Fr. Anand Muttungal) 18

Tax benefits of Hindu Undivided Family (HUF) (Mazin Khan) 18

 

Community News

Suspension of AMU students revoked 19

“Muslim intellectuals” criticise JUH resolutions at Deoband 19

Renaissance — a gift of Arabic scholars 19

Gujarat Women's wing of JIH presses for women's rights 19

JIH Ameer on Madrasa Board 19

'Imam Bukhari's 40 Hadiths' released 19

"Some powers didn't want Chattisinghpora investigated" 19

Delhi Urdu Academy's website soon 19

Muslim family that sheltered Bhagat Singh's mother 19

 

Community News

Talk on position of Urdu across LoC 20

Urdu — language of freedom - seminar on problems, prospects 20

AMU reopens 20

Global 'Tablighi Ijtema' concludes in Bhopal 20

Delhi mulls Islamic banking 20

JIH’s “Save the Nation from Slavery & Poverty” campaign 20

 

Community News

Liberhan a timely dose for sinking BJP 21

Encounter cops to face legal action 21

Shia Board wants Urdu Vande Mataram 21

Rs 70 crores increase in Azad Corporation's budget 21

Plan to build 10, 000 homes for riot-affected 21

Attempt to kill daughter-in-law by in-laws 21

Petition on appointment of Urdu teachers in schools 21

Rahul Gandhi in AMU 21

 

Community News

Excesses on Muslims: 1500 complaints 22

Goonda Act on 9-year old in Azamgarh 22

Ten Al Ummah men acquitted in bomb case 22

Two LeT accused acquitted 22

Demand for enquiry into Karkare's mysterious death 22

Book on 500 “great personalities” of the Islamic world 22

PUCL demolishes U.P. police terrorist stories (Haider Abbas) 22

 

International

Obama -- Israel’s Puppet (Paul Craig Roberts) 23

Gaza Freedom March tops 1,000 participants (Jeff Gates) 23

 

International

Ukrainian kids, new victims of Israeli organ theft 24

US Swine Flu Spray Plane Shot Down In China 24

What the U.S. Elite Really Thinks About Israel (Jeffrey Blankfort) 24

 

International

The choice for Israel - Civil war for Peace (Alan Hart) 25

Israel-Palestinian conflict killed 8,900 in 20 yrs: NGO 25

Israelis are wicked: former Israeli minister 25

 

 

International

Is Obama a Man of Peace? (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 26

 

International

Fear mongering, Muslim Americans, and Fort Hood tragedy (Louay Safi) 27

The Politics of Minaret (Abdus Sattar Ghazali) 27

 

Book

Backward and Dalit Muslims 28

Basic Problems of OBC and Dalit Muslims (Tanvir Salim) 28

Hindu ultra-nationalism (Violent Gods - Hindu Nationalism in India) 28

 

Islamic Perspectives

Qur’an Betrayed (Dr. Aslam Abdullah) 29

Lament of the Qur'an 29

Haj _ Pilgrimage thoughts (Dr Syed Zafar Mahmood) 29

 

MG Classifieds 30

 

Letters

MG (M.A. Nabi) 31

Illusionary Promises (Mohammed Sadullah Khan) 31

Rahul at AMU (Dr. Abdul Hameed Maqdoomi) 31

Ban Gutka, the deadly poison (G. Hasnain Kaif) 31

Human Welfare Foundation - a personal experience (Dr. Athar Iqbal) 31

Had Bhopal occured in the US (Syed Sultan Mohiddin) 31

Soaring prices expose UPA concern for aam aadmi (A Hameed Yousuf) 31

West Bengal (Syed Sultan Mohiddin) 31

Imam invites people to sing Vande Mataram (Dr Mookhi Amir Ali) 31

Tamasha of Secular Parties harmful to Muslims (S. Haque) 31

Indian prostration in front of Uncle Sam (Syed Sultan Mohiddin) 31

Open letter to Mr Aziz Burney (Zaheen Usmani) 31

 

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