16-31 December 2011


Table of Contents

Beware of the Sarkari Musalmaan (Mahtab Alam) 1

IB demons are out again (Zafarul-Islam Khan) 1

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 1

 

Issue / Opinion

Welfare Party: towards value-based politics (Zeeshan Lohani) 2

Pain of Babri Masjid (Hisam Siddiqui / Andalib Akhter) 2

What Babri Masjid says 19 years after demolition? (Mustafa Kamal Sherwani) 2

 

National

Right wing terror a challenge to Indian democracy: activists (PTI) 3

Delhi Police’s delaying tactics to evade prosecution in false frame ups 3

Online editor gets Sadbhavna Award 3

Rs 70L compensation for Muslim youths wrongly held 3

 

National

Kargil war: IB had informed Vajpayee of Pak build up in 1998 4

Complaints against Taslima Nasreen in 48 police stations of Mumbai 4

SIMI accused charge’s framed 4

Ex-official demands RAW to be under RTI ambit 4

March against murder of Hindus in Pakistan 4

Indians as guinea pigs: clinical trials killed 1,600 in the past two years; only 22 compensated for fatalities (Vinita Deshmukh - foundation.moneylife.in) 4

BJP launched UP election campaign from Ayodhya with focus on ‘Ram Rajya’ 4

 

National

FDI in retail sector not welcome: JIH (Nadim Ahmad) 5

Opposition to some provisions of Right to Education Act (Muhammad Zameer) 5

Is BJP’s “Ram Rajya of Mahatma Gandhi” in words or in deed? (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 5

 

National

AIMPLB to agitate against RTE and waqf bill (Abdul Bari Masoud) 6

Inamdar urges Muslims to ignore sectarian bias and work for social, educational development (AG Khan) 6

“Police violated Supreme Court guidelines on arrest” (Devesh K. Pandey, thehindu.com, Dec 3, 2011) 6

UP: tug of war over Muslim votes (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 6

 

National

Social Justice Conference of PFI (NA Ansari) 7

 

National

Haryana Waqf Board: a saga of success (Abdul Bari Masoud) 8

Virasat-e-Khalsa inaugurated (Jangveer Singh, Tribune) 8

Minorities have lost faith in Raj. govt (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 8

 

National

Congress party: would words match the actions too? (Haider Abbas) 9

Seven brave men fired 70 rounds into 4 dead bodies (AG Khan) 9

 

National

Gujarat Congress appeases Hindu voters (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

CM loots the state: Gohil (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

SIO Conference calls “We The Students, We the Leaders” (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Gujarat police loses face, prestige plummets (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Muslims protest against: “dirty picture” (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Courts debunk allegations against Teesta Setalvad (Javed Anand) 10

 

Human Rights / Terrorism

Torture in India: a report 11

Aseemanand questions bail to Malegaon 7, claims was tortured (D K Singh - indianexpress.com) 11

Hyderabad police shielding Saffron brigade (MG News Desk) 11

China secretly spying on CBI domain (MG News Desk) 11

NIA to expand its ambit soon (MG News Desk) 11

 

Issues

Info can be bought and sold (Seema Mustafa) 12

Shahabuddin’s remarks at the National Integration Council 12

 

Issues

Behenji: the pragmatist politician, power games & Dalit aspirations (Ram Puniyani) 13

Harvard scraps Swamy’s courses (NA Ansari) 13

 

Analysis

Sibal’s “Censorship Agenda” (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 14

Divided We Stand (Muhammad Zeyaul Haque) 14

 

Jammu & Kashmir

Dateline Srinagar: Afsana Rashid 15

Militancy-related laws should go: Omar 15

Enquiry into death of NC worker 15

Steps to check Christian moves 15

Militants not concerned with lower level polls 15

Attacks on journalists decried 15

Steps to check Christian moves 15

 

Newsmakers 16

“Ek Aur Bara Aadmi” (Masood Punjabi - masoodpunjabi@hotmail.com) 16

 

Special Reports

Sitaron Se Aagey released in Kolhapur (Ayaz Sangrar and Dr. Anees Khan) 17

TMMK demonstrates on Babri demolition day 17

Award for medical researcher

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 17

 

Community News

AMU professor honoured with Vigyan Ratna Award of the U.P. govt. (Zeeshan Ahmad) 18

Makers of “blasphemous” movie “Who’s There” arrested 18

Free IAS coaching and guidance at Haj Committee (Issued by Prof. Hashmi, Director, C&GC - hajiascgc@yahoo.com) 18

Iran-Israel conflict visible during Goa fest 18

Adam Tankarvi felicitated in U.K. (AG Khan) 18

 

Community News

AMU prof. gets two awards 19

NC Commander lauds the role of Rashtriya Rifles in J&K 19

Rise in religious land disputes a burden: HC 19

Group of Pakistani Hindus wants to stay in India 19

First training centre for Muslim women in Nand Nagri, Delhi 19

Is the government committed to the communal violence bill? (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 19

Rs. 35 crores for modernization of madrasas in U.P. 19

Dawat Centre in Rampur 19

NCM chief to meet Modi (AG Khan) 19

Quality wise India remains poor in education: World Bank 19

SIT overlooked call records of Sanjiv Bhat 19

 

Community News

AMU Urdu Academy bldg inaugurated 20

Gujarat low in human development: Jairam 20

Sentenced to 5 years R.I. for keeping fake currency notes 20

Petlad witnesses riot on petty issue, huge damage 20

Municipal Corporation’s encroachment on shrine land 20

Ishrat case: SIT report inconclusive 20

Sanjiv Bhatt’s plea dismissed 20

Sanjiv Bhatt determined to continue 20

Bhuj Muslims appeal to district authorities against VHP 20

Sadiq Jamal encounter: three cops under CBI scanner 20

Demand for a Shia university (NA Ansari) 20

 

Community News

NCM’s single-faith delegation to the Valley 21

Kalsangra’s property to be attached 21

Muslim youth commits suicide while Hindu sister rushes 21

Facebook post by miscreant makes Muslims angry 21

Urdu Academy dedicates Azad’s day to education 21

In divide-&-rule game, Raj. sidelines some Muslim groups 21

HRD champions the case of AMU girl students 21

27 Ayodhya temples claim that Ram was born there 21

Supreme Court counters alleged “bias” (AG Khan) 21

 

Community News

Pushing Saffron agenda under secular garb (AG Khan) 22

AMU symposium on status of women 22

Prejudices against Muslims an issue of great concern: Teesta 22

Sohrab killing: SC seeks Guj cops’ call detail CDs 22

HC asks CBI to probe Ishrat encounter 22

Farooq favours re-opening of cinemas, liquor shops 22

E. Ahamed seeks more fund for Urdu 22

 

International

WikiLeaks exposes global surveillance 23

Iceland recognises Palestinian state 23

Hezbollah, Iran uncover CIA informants 23

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 23

 

International

Neocons Preoccupied With Islamic Conspiracy Theories (original.antiwar.com) 24

Deranged Senate Votes for Military Detention of All Terror Suspects and a Permanent Guantánamo (Excerpted from Andy Worthington - commondreams.org) 24

CIA “secret prison” found in Romania - media reports 24

 

International

Israel’s Grand Hypocrisy (Jonathan Cook) 25

Muslim Brotherhood to “re-examine” Camp David Accords Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood chief: Much time has passed since accord was signed, Israel does not abide by it. (israelnationalnews.com) 25

 

International

Neo-Imperialism’s ugly designs against Pakistan and Iran (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 26

Pak hero of Jeddah floods awarded top Saudi medal 26

 

Book

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Books from Pharos Media, publishers of this newspaper 28

 

Islamic Perspectives

Five suggestions for the Islamic World - ii (Asghar Ali Engineer) 29

 

MG Classifieds 30

 

Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

Modern man’s likes and dislikes (An 80 year old reader and well-wisher of MG) 31

AMU Centre in Mallapuram (Syed Shahabuddin) 31

Muslim images in Media (Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi) 31

Pakistani Hindus in India (Sandhya) 31

Ishrat  encounter (Abdul hafiz Lakhani) 31

Spirit of Moharram (Nasir Hussain Peerzadah) 31

“Lopsided View of Hinduism” (Dr Sumit S Paul) 31

Award (Shakeel Ahmad Frank) 31

Waqf properties in UP (CM Zafarullah) 31

Maharashtra Govt.is biased (Zuber Ahmed Khan) 31

A sane advice (M. Hashim Kidwai) 31

Hindus in Pakistan (Yunus Chitalwala Dhoraji) 31

Afzal Guru and Constitution of India (Dr Maqdoomi) 31

Fire at 15 places, boy blinded by crackers (G. Hasnain Kaif) 31

FDI in retail (Syed Sultan Mohiddin) 31

 

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