16-31 January 2012


Table of Contents

BJP fighting a lost battle in UP? (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 1

Notice to The Hindu for defamation, damages (Abdul Bari Masood) 1

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 1

 

Issue / Opinion

Thank you, Prof. P. K. Abdul Azis! (Ahmad Raza Faruqi) 2

Objectionable Content on TV9 (Biju Abdul Qadir) 2

Bhagvad Gita (Dr. Sumit S. Paul) 2

 

National

Crossing “knowledge bridge” over an Azamgarh river (Abu Zafar) 3

Activists of Hindu right wing arrested for hoisting Pakistan flag 3

Speedy completion of Babri demolition case ordered by High Court (NA Ansari) 3

Guinness Book record gimmick in M.P. schools 3

Build an army of educated people instead of wrestlers 3

“Unique method of education” God’s Grace School 3  

 

National

Ahead of polls, advisory panel pushes for Muslim welfare (Amit Agnihotri, IANS) 4

Madrasa students eligible for admission to various courses run by AMU 4

Ram and Ramayana popularised by Mughals (NA Ansari) 4

Thackeray’s grand-daughter weds a Muslim (AG Khan) 4

Salman Nadvi blesses 13-party Ittehad Front in U.P. (NA Ansari) 4

 

National

Jaipur court acquits 11 Muslim youths (NA Ansari) 5

VP inaugurates World Urdu Editors’ Conference 5

Christmas-time attacks against Christians in Karnataka (MG News Desk) 5

Maha. Minorities Commission gets judicial powers (MG News Desk) 5

Urdu newspapers are third largest in circulation (MG News Desk) 5

 

National

Campaign for vacation of illegal occupations of 150 odd mosques in the capital (MG News Desk) 6

Problem of the demolished Masjid Noor lingers on (MG News Desk) 6

Salman Khurshid in Vaniyambadi college 6

Elitist Syndrome behind Gita (Haider Abbas) 6

 

National

AIM to build English school at madrasa 7

Agreement signed for AMU Kishanganj Centre land 7

AMU Kishanganj Agreement Day Celebration 7

AFMI award function in Lucknow (MG News Desk) 7

Notice issued for minorities’ sub-quota (MG News Desk) 7

Cases against 92 Muslim Aurangabad youths withdrawn (MG News Desk) 7

M.P. passes stringent Act for Cow Slaughter Prohibition (MG News Desk) 7

Court denies bail to Maulana for conversion (MG News Desk) 7

 

National

Intelligence Reform: Pulling the Wool Over the Eyes of Critics (Human Rights Features) 8

 

National

Communal riots 2011 (Asghar Ali Engineer) 9

 

National

White paper demanded in madrasa scam (Afsana Rashid) 10

SIT is like Gujarat police: Suresh (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Gujarat in poll mode, quota issue raked (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

 

Analysis

Reservation Issue: Political Hype! (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 11

Muharram: Tapestries of Harmony (Ali Khan Mahmudabad) 11

Thank Allah for MP’s refusal of AMU centre (AG Khan) 11

Biased Media (Ghulam Muhammed) 11

 

Men & Women In News

Dr Abdul Haleem Owais (1943-2011) (Zafarul-Islam Khan) 12

Results of the AIMMM Election for (2012-2013) 12

 

Special Report

Maulana Zeeshan Hidayati remembered 13

Book on life science released 13

Prof Jairajpuri honoured 13

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 13

 

Community News

Qaumi Ittehad conference in Ahmedabad 14

‘BJP trying to convert Madhya Pradesh into a Hindu state’ (Pervez Bari, ummid.com) 14

Terrorist goons cry cow-slaughter, beat, humiliate trader 14

Declaring the accused people absconders  to confiscate their assets (NA Ansari) 14

Medha Patkar delivers K. P. Singh Memorial lecture at AMU 14

Municipal Corporation wrecks havoc on people 14

Muslims urged to support Hindus in Gita ban protests 14

Meeting of Imam Council of India 14

Efforts to popularise Urdu are bearing fruit 14

Planning for success by (2025) 14

 

Community News

Tragedy of Karbala remembered 15

AMU to provide transport services to its girl students 15

JUH press conf in Patna 15

Rasheed Masood is special invitee in CWC 15

MIM’s Majid Hussain is the new mayor of Hyderabad 15

SC rejects Madani’s bail plea (Abdul Basith MA,TCN) 15

It’s showering medals on Gujarat Muslims (AG Khan) 15

 

International

Discrimination Against Arabs in Israel (Syed Mohammad Raghib) 16

 

International

Every American Needs To Hear This Ex-CIA Analyst  17

‘Invading Iran is invading Russia, China’ 17

 

International

Obama’s Iran Dilemma (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 18

Shutting strait as easy as drinking glass of water: Iran  18

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 13

 

Books

Book: Sufism and Rishism in Kashmir: The lesser known aspects of some Sufi Orders, Author: Hamid Naseem Rafiabadi, Publisher: City Book Centre, Budshah Chowk, Srinagar, Kashmir., Year of Publication: 2011, Pages: 173, Price: Rs 1295, ISBN 81-7976-047-2 (Mushtaq Ul Haq Ahmad Sikander) 19

 

Books from Pharos Media, publishers of this newspaper 20

 

Islamic Perspectives

How to Build Islamic Attitude, Knowledge and Skills? (Dr. Habib Siddiqui) 21

 

MG Classifieds 22

 

Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

MG (Dr. Hayath Mohammad Ismail, U.F. Malek) 31

Army chief’s age: one country, two rules (Zafarul-Islam Khan) 31

Hazare movement (Syed Sultan Mohiddin, Mukul Dube) 31

West sure to re-enact Al-Gerian play in Egypt and Libya? (Kodimirpal) 31

Dr Abdussabour Shahin (Amr Abdussabour Shahin) 31

Real culprits of unlocking the Babri Masjid lock (Dr. M. Hashim Kidwai) 31

Quota for Muslims (Yaseen Momin) 31

Censorship on social networking sites (Ghulam Rasool Dehlavi) 31

Fake Muslim delegation visited Israel (Yunus Chitalwla) 31

Islamic code of conduct (Nazneen O.Saherwala) 31

Bharat Ratna award (Ghuam Rasool Dehlavi) 31

Unity (Nasir Hussain Peerzadah) 31

Importance of knowledge in Islam (Nazneen O. Saherwala) 31

Is it nice? (S.A.U. Patel) 31

 

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