16-31 January 2010

Table of Contents

Ruchika, Neelofar, Asiya & India’s real villains (NM Sampathkumar Iyangar) 1

Dialogue between Islam and Oriental religions 1

Cartoon MG/Yusuf 1


Issue / Opinion

Imam Husain pride of humanity (Pundit Ram Nath Sharma ‘Raman’ Amrohvi) 2

Equality for one and all (Sheikh Gulzaar) 2

A hope for the year 2010 (Mirza A. Beg) 2



Friction following inter-religious marriage 3

Muslim Personal Law Board meet – preparations in progress at Lucknow (Masood Hasan) 3

ISM State Conference came to an end (T. Riyas Babu) 3

Mushrif makes startling disclosures about Pragya’s laptops (Mohd. Ziyaullah Khan) 3



Abhinav Bharat claims to be IB informer 4

Crorepati clerks 4

Moral policing of Sri Rama Sena 4

Kerala Jamate Islami Women’s Conference (T. Riyas Babu) 4

Muslim women healthier: study 4

Palestine, Iran: demand to delineate Indian policy 4

HC stays plan for Islamic bank in Kerala (T. Riyas Babu) 4



Evidence galore of police brutality and sexual violence at Godhra (Meera Rafi Malek, Prasad Chacko) 5

Kandhamal rioters convicted 5

New BJP chief dreams of capturing Red Fort (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 5



Home Minister apologises for his “Jihad” remark 6

AFMI Convention at Indore 6

Indore: Delegates of the American Federation of Muslims of Indian Origin (AFMI) were in India since last week of December (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 6



Liberhan report: response of AIMPLB (Husain Amin) 7

Efforts by American Muslims to influence US Policy 7

Massacre at Ode Village in 2002 – Rehanaben’s eyewitness accounts of heinous crimes (Firoz Vohra) 7



Discussions at Muslim Personal Law Board meet (Haider Abbas) 8

In Modi’s Gujarat, Muslims assume Hindu names to find work (Mushtaq ul Haq Ahmad Sikander) 8

Pandemonium at Ghalib Seminar 8

Kashmir’s one lakh orphans: minting money on human misery 8



RSS and Minorities (Ram Puniyani) 9

Survey of illegal places of worship in U.P. 9

Irate women set liquor shops ablaze 9



Police assault on Godhra women (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Telangana heat catches Gujarat 10

The Decline of Persian in India (Sumit Paul) 10


Human Rights

Why should we believe in intelligence reports? (Majid Jahangir) 11

IMA attack-accused acquitted (Majid Jahangir) 11

Death by police bullets leads to violence and burning of police station 11

Batla House encounter: police asked to furnish details of CD 11

NIA would investigate Goa blasts (Majid Jahangir) 11



How to revive the spirit of Jamia Millia? (Syed Shahabuddin) 12


Special Reportss

Communal Riots 2009 – a review (Asghar Ali Engineer) 13


Jammu & Kashmir

Dateline Srinagar: Afsana Rashid 14

“J&K autonomy can be considered”: report on Centre-State ties 14

Demand to demine and shift Forces Camp 14

Suicide attack in Srinagar 14

Muharram procession disallowed 14

Dialogue with Pak parliamentarians 14


Rejoinders / Opinion

Who killed Karkare? (Kamar Dheen, S. Haque, Khan Yasir) 15

Minarets (A.M.A. Pira) 15

Creation of Minority Constituencies (Imam Saheb Itagi) 15

You will get development when you vote for development (Pamameen) 15

The 3 idiots-lessons learnt (Mohd. Ziyaullah Khan) 15

Telengana (Dr. Abdul Hameed Maqdoomi, Mohammed Sadullah Khan) 15

Will US win the war in Afghanistan? (Palkodimir, Syed Sultan Mohiddin, Mohammed Sadullah Khan) 15

Dubai’s 880 meters of arrogant-decadence (Raja Chemayel) 15



Prof Ameen — man with a mission 16

Sahitya Akademy Award to UA Khader 16


Special Reports

Egypt prevents Gaza march, strengthens seige (Zafarul-Islam Khan) 17

Cartoon M/G Yusuf 17



Mumbai attack: a new twist (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 18

Are we ready for Islamic banking? 18

Conclusion of (p. no. 12) 18


Community News

Fiqh seminar in Deoband 19

Personality Development Courses 19

Mishra Report: demand for speedy implementation 19

Ghalib remembered on his 212th birthday 19

List of religious buildings on government land 19

Interest-free loans for self employment 19

English medium madrasas to be set up in West Bengal 19

Govt moots stringent law for Wakf land encroachers 19

Film fest in AMU 19


Community News

Muslim MPs meet Manmohan Singh (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 20

Tension blows over on desecration of Qur’an 20

Muslims for permission for Namaz in Vellore Fort Mosque 20

India — a time-tested friend of Iran 20

MP Muslim women top literacy index 20

Caravan of Islamic madrasas 20

Queen Razia Sultana’s mazar found in Rajasthan 20


Community News

Tipu Sultan Uni. to come up in Mysore 21

Demands of Muslim Personal Law Board meet 21

Islamiaat examination for (2010) 21

One more minorities department created in Rajasthan 21

Lecture on Science and Qur’an 21

More opportunities of employment in India 21

Sectarian riots in Miranpur’s village 21

Iranian cultural counsellor visits Shibli Academy 21


Community News

Makka Masjid: Saudi co. offers to maintain 22

Sufiya Madani Arrested 22

Kerala HC stayed the probe into Love Jihad 22

Names of Allah and Muhammad seen inside a potato 22

Azmi’s son to contest by-election from Bhiwandi 22 

Prof. Zahoor Qasim gifts Rs 3 lakh to AMU 22

Thirty thousand troops withdrawn from J&K 22

Nanavati Commission gets yet another extension22

AMU to collaborate with Indonesian institute 22


False Flag Event in Detroit a Pretext to Invade Yemen (Kurt Nimmo) 23

The 10,000 disappeared haunt Pakistan govt (Abdus Sattar Ghazali) 23



Israel Rules (Paul Craig Roberts) 24

Gaza Must Be Rebuilt Now (Jimmy Carter) 24



The World’s Betrayal of Gaza (Khalid Amayreh) 25

Prince Naif Prize distributed 25



Is Yemen Next on the U.S. Hit List? (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 26



2009: Another hard year for American Muslims (Abdus Sattar Ghazali) 27



Partition with nationalist goggles off 28

Reformist voices 28


Islamic Perspectives

Islam — Capitalism or Socialism (Asghar Ali Engineer) 29

Seek knowledge; Qur’an’s command to Muslims (Obaidur Rahman Nadwi) 29


MG Classifieds 30



MG (Anis Reyaz, U.F. Malek, Yaqubmama) 31

Justice Saghir report on J&K autonomy (Nasir Hussain Peerzadah) 31

Injustice in India (Dr Abdul Hameed Maqdoomi, Aziz A. Mubaraki) 31

Chidambram on “Jihad” (Dr T A Rehmani, Ghulam Mohiyuddin) 31

Innocent Muslim Youths and Judicial System (Faheemuddin) 31

Plight of Gujarat Muslims (Ghulam Muhammed, Mohd. Ziyaullah Khan) 31

Muslim village is handicapped but no one cares (S Haque) 31



Idafa Insvestments Pvt. Ltd. 3


Kaleem Kawaja 6


Kanti Weekly / Kanti Monthly 20


A Practical Approach to the Arabic Language 22


Voice of Kashmir 24


Idarah-e-Al Hasanaat Rampur 25


Organisation offering Scholarships to Assamese Muslim students 30

Free Online Health Consultation 30

India’s first and only Science 30

Urdu Book Review 30


Who Killed Karkare? By SM Mushrif, Former I.G. Police, Maharashtra 32

Amroon Foods Private Limited 32