16-31 January 2011

Table of Contents


RSS has forged nexus with Mossad (Amaresh Misra) 1

Enquiry has already cost AMU Rs 50 lakh! (Mushtaq Ahmad) 1

Cartoon MG/Yusuf 1


Issue / Opinion

Will India learn a lesson from Australia? (Alim Naqvi) 2

“Follow the money trail” – Deep Throat’s advice to Indian Muslims

(Ghulam Muhammed) 2



Mushrif Vindicated (MG News Desk) 3

Muslim education is a must for India’s growth: AFMI (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 3

“Quote, Unquote” (Rajinder Puri, Tariq Ramadan) 3



J&K army minting gold out of sand (AG Khan) 4

Gujarat cops hound scribe for exposing mass graves of riot victims

(Mohammad Naushad) 4

Mumbai Riots: 10 acquitted after 18 years (AG Khan) 4

Kandhamal riots: 18 convicted (AG Khan) 4

Excerpts from the ATS chargesheet in Malegaon case 4

“Cong not opposed to Ram Mandir in Ayodhya” 4

Togadia spews venom at Deoband (MG News Desk) 4



Sadbhawana Yatra from Ayodhya to Wardha for national solidarity

(Mohammad Naushad Khan) 5

Hullabaloo over change of terrorism’s colour (Manzar Mehdi Faizabadi) 5

Al-Misbah Qur’an Learning Software launched (Mazin Khan) 5



Burney’s book: burning issues eclipsed behind controversy over Digvijay’s disclosure 6

Venom he sowed, blasts he reaped (AG Khan) 6

Beyond the Politics of Ban (Mahtab Alam) 6



Why still politicking over Karkare! (Mustafa Khan) 7

Singh continues his attack on Sangh (AG Khan) 7

The Man who dared to defy the majority (Sumit S Paul) 7

Another twist in Ayodhya tail (Haider Abbas) 7



Malegaon blasts of 2006 in retrospect (Mustafa Khan) 8

Hanif gets justice: Aussies apologise, pay compensation (AG Khan) 8



Why are we indifferent to Pasmanda Muslims? (Kaleem Kawaja) 9

Pakistani hand in Samjhauta Express ruled out (AG Khan) 9

‘Munshi Nawal Kishore played an important role in the promotion of Indo-Islamic culture and civilization’ (NA Ansari) 9



Plans to arrest Teesta after vibrant Gujarat summit (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Togadia spews venom for Babri Masjid (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Gujarat survey about minorities (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Muslims felicitate BJP minister (AH Lakhani) 10

Prize distribution at Surat (AH Lakhani) 10

Stop harassing Muslims in Gujarat (AG Khan) 10


Human Rights / Terrorism

Who hides behind “Indian Mujahideen”? (Shahid Siddiqui) 11

Azamgarh labeled Atankgarh (AG Khan) 11

RSS premises host detonator trials (MG Newsdesk) 11

Suspect in Varanasi bomb blast released (MG Newsdesk) 11

Varanasi blast: SIM card buyer absconding (MG Newsdesk) 11

Samjhauta Express probe embarrass a govt. (MG Newsdesk) 11

Court indicts police in Wamiq Farooq killing (MG Newsdesk) 11

American spy in Delhi police: search launched (MG Newsdesk) 11

PFI denies SIMI links (MG Newsdesk) 11



Communal Riots 2010 (Asghar Ali Engineer) 12



Sudarshan, RSS ideology and scandalous statements (Ram Puniyani) 13

Indresh: two-in-one messiah-conspirator (AG Khan) 13



Today’s “Educated” Indian Muslim (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 14

Assam under National Register of Citizens cloud (Abdurrahman Aman) 14


Jammu & Kashmir

Dateline Srinagar: Afsana Rashid 15

Need to reduce trust deficit: Interlocutors 15

“Nexus between stone-pelters, militants” 15

Week-long curfew in Inderkote-Sumbal 15

Govt. indulges in torture: JKCCS 15

Friday prayers prevented in Jama Masjid 15

Bail to lecturer arrested over exam paper 15

“Militants killed Lone & Mirwaiz Farooq” 15



Wajida Tabassum: a defiant writer (AG Khan) 16


Special Reports

Breaking the siege of Gaza (Sandeep Pandey) 17

Maulana Asrarul Haque Qasmi gets AFMI award (Manzar Imam) 17

Cartoon MG/Yusuf 1


Community News

Academic Excellence awards presented 18

Mumbai’s Rafiq Nagar slum kids face acute malnutrition 18

Gogoi in reconciliation mode with the AUDF 18

Scheme of coaching candidates for IAS 18

UP Madrasa Board recognises one hundred new madrasas 18

120 booked after clashes between Deobandis and Barelvis 18

Award for Kashmir University’s film on global warming 18

Christ’s birth celebration at India Islamic Cultural Centre 18

Congress demands immediate action on Liberhan 18

Muslims face persecution in Congress regime 18

Indonesia interested in investing in J&K’s tourism 18

Kupwara people interact with interlocutors 18

SMS ban in J&K lifted after six months 18

Husn-e Tadbir to publish special issue on madaris 18

Rajasthan Waqf Board elects new Chairman 18

Campaign for primary education in madrasas 18


Community News

Saudis visit Bhuj and Rajasthan farms 19

SK Sultan saves many lives 19

No need of an official confirmation for a Muslim’s will 19

Qur’an in Marathi at literature festival in Mumbai 19

Publish Nehru-Sheikh Abdullah pact: Azam Khan 19

Machil fake encounter: Army insists for court martial 19

Professor booked for obscene question paper in J&K 19

Dara Shikoh: ‘Rewriting’ a different history (Based on a book review by Abhishek Kaicker, a doctoral student of history, Columbia University) 19

Bengali Baba Syndrome (AG Khan) 19

Haji Sikandar Bhai: 24 years of a noble mission 19

ZFI apprises Abdul Kalam of govt apathy on Sachar report 19

Zubair Malek gets community award in America 19

Scholars without scholarships 19

Sufiya Madani chargesheeted for burning bus 19

Seminar on Ghalib and his poetry 19

Islam is the best system for eradicating poverty: V.S. Vyas 19

Nawabgarhi panchayat takes commendable decision 19


Community News

Khwaja Hali Award presented 20

Dr. Nabiha Yousuf interacts with AMU students 20

Islamic Convention: Qur’anic message lead to science 20

BJP headquarters carry out temple demolition 20

Symposium on Urdu elegy at Ghalib Academy 20

Firaq Memorial Lecture on Amir Khusro 20

Rs 10 cr sanctioned by Bihar govt for minority schools 20

Hindus observe Muharram in Tamil Nadu village 20

Swami Agnivesh must apologise to Muslims: Punjab Imam 20

Deal sternly with Qadiani mischief: Ahrar 20

Waqf Board has no money to pay employees and widows 20

Sheikh Abdullah’s grand-daughter voices female woes 20

Mehfil-e-Gang-o-Jaman: literary meet at Ghalib Academy 20


Community News

Mosque demolished in Guj. by mistake 21

Unani therapy: civilisational accomplishment 21

Kerala madrasas ahead of their northern counterparts 21

Attempt to occupy Masjid land in Darya Ganj 21

Nanavati panel granted 15th extension 21

Bhat advocates merger of Urdu and Hindi media 21

Low-waist jeans indecent: Coastal Kerala cops 21

8000 Kashmiris disappeared since 1989 21

Kashmir’s new top cop talks tough on Baramulla deaths 21

PFI not terrorist organisation: SC 21

School boy shatters cricket record 21


Community News

Cabinet committee to reconsider AFSPA proposals 22

Another mosque rehabilitated in Punjab 22

new generation drifting away from Urdu and Hindi 22

Jama Masjid without Juma prayers 22

Panel rejects govt plan to boost fertility rate of Parsis 22

SIT seeks amicus curiae in Ishrat case 22

Unrest continues in the Valley depite freezing cold (Afsana Rashid) 22



US: Incipient Fascist State (Paul Craig Roberts) 23

Israel Planned to Keep Gaza’s Economy ‘on the Brink of Collapse’: Wikileaks (Robert Mackey) 23

Seattle: Anti-Israel campaign called off (Yitzhak Benhorin) 23

Wikileaks and Israel: Gilad Atzmon (Gilad Atzmon) 23



Mossad Killing All Muslim Nuclear Scientists (english.farsnews.com) 24

Brazil hosts first Palestine embassy in Americas (Raymond Colitt) 24

Mossad behind Egypt riots (Ynet news) 24

Israel never really wanted peace (Elie Podeh) 24



Wikileaks: Israel Plans Total War On Lebanon, Gaza (Juan Cole) 25

Israel ex-President Moshe Katsav found guilty of rape 25

Israel's racist & unethical laws (David Shulman) 25



No Respite in Crises for Pakistan (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 26



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(Zafarul-Islam Khan) 27


Islamic Perspectives

Food in Islam (Zafarul-Islam Khan) 28

Love God or Fear God? (Asghar Ali Engineer) 28

How Islam is the solution? (Abdul Hannan Siwani Nadwi) 28


MG Classifieds 29


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

MG (G.A.Rahim, Razi Ashraf, Dr Syed Shahid Wahid, Yunus Chitalwala) 30

Rape of Nizam state (Imran A. Khan) 30

Corruption (Razi Ashraf) 30

Child labour in Muslim society (Muhammad Habibuddin) 30

Remarks by Mahmood Madni (Farooq Abdul Gaffar Bawani) 30

Gaza caravan (Sean Clinton, Dr. Arshi Khan) 30

Impartial probe needed in 26/11 (Khalid Hasan) 30

Tibet in Kashmir: a tale of suffering and alienation (Chime Tenzing) 30

AMU gets Rs 2.30 grant for lab (Shakeel Ahmad Frank) 30

Hyderabadi souls in Parlok (S. Akhtar) 30

Raza Library awards scholars (Robert) 30

Ramjanmsthan mandir is in Ayodhya (Dr. Muhammad Mukhtar Alam) 30

Confession by Aseemanand (Syed Sultan Mohiddin) 30

Digvijay Singh on Karkare (Ghulam Mohiyuddin, Mohd Ziyaullah Khan) 30


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

Vinita Kamte on 26/11: Mumbai Police is hiding truth (Anonymous) 32

Don’t judge Islam by what few terrorist are doing (Aziz A.Mubaraki) 31

Mohammad Haneef case a trendsetter (Syed Sultan Mohiddin) 31

Atrocities in Kashmir (Farooq Abdul Gaffar Bawani) 31

Justified demands to seek resignation of NHRC chief (Subhash Chandra Agarwal) 31

Police fired bullets on a Muslim (S. Haque) 31

The charge of sedation on Sen is erroneous (Dr. Abdul Hameed Maqdoomi, Mukul Dube) 31

Media and political party (Mohd Ziyaullah Khan) 31

Environmental havoc (Farzana Z Khan) 31

Yoga cannot eliminate corruption (Abdul Hameed Maqdoomi) 31

Timid Urdu media (S. Haque) 31

Taking law in hands (Subhash Chandra Agrawal) 31

Resign gracefully (Syed Sultan Mohiddin) 31

Whom to obey first? (S.A.U. Patel) 31

CBI enquiry of Kalmadi (Dr. Abdul Hameed Maqdoomi) 31

Binayak Sen (Mukul Dube) 31

Folly in diplomacy (Dr. Abdul Hameed Maqdoomi) 31



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Kaleem Kawaja 6

Kanti Weekly / Kanti Monthly 20

Taarikh Tadween Sunnat (Islamic Studies Research Academy) 21

Idarah Al-Hasanaat (Rampur) 25

Free Online Health Consultation 29

Urdu Book Review 29

India’s first and only Scientific and Informative Urdu Magazine 29

Sahulat Microfinance Society (recruitmentsahulat#gmail.com) 32

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