16-31 July 2011

Table of Contents


U.P. elections and Muslims (Mohammad Shahid) 1

2011 most peaceful for J&K in the past two decades (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 1

NIA unravels the Gujarat lab of Hindutva terror (AG Khan) 1

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 1


Issue / Opinion

SDPI: a new perspective on politics (E. Abubacker) 2

Don’t tinker with Ghazal (Sumit S Paul) 2



Forbesganj police attack a blot on Nitish image (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 3

Police had no reason to open fire: NCM 3

1.5 trillion dollars of Muslims’ deposit interest lying unclaimed in banks (NA Ansari) 3



Pastor attacked, RSS worker arrested, Media silent 4

Rs 10 lakh to kill Agnivesh 4

Two pastors assaulted and arrested on false charges (Asia News) 4

TN dalit boy thrashed, NHRC concerned (Saiyed Danish) 4

RSS worker murder: NIA seeks FIR, chargesheet from MP (ibnlive.in.com) 4

Child labour generates Rs 1.2 lakh crore black money yearly (PTI, 12 June 2011) 4



IICC blamed for irregularities (NA Ansari) 5

Space for Muslim politics in UP (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 5

How free are citizens of India? 5



Khurshid advocates critical review of Sachar recommendations 6

Khurshid for killing Mishra recommendations 6

Minority Ministry appoints monitors 6

Shri Salman Khurshid must quit the Govt and the Congress 6

An open letter to Minister of Minority Affairs (Kaleem Kawaja) 6



Would they count you if you said you were a Christian (or Muslim) Dalit? (John Dayal) 7

Destination Indore for getting daughter changed into a boy! (MG News Desk) 7

BBC regrets fake child labour footage (MG News Desk) 7



A New Dimension of Christian Persecution in India (evangelicalnews.org) 8

Godhra judge was on Hindutva terrorists’ hitlist (Saiyed Danish) 8

Actor Mohammed Badiuzzaman Azmi is no more (thenews.com.pk) 8



Appointment of a woman officer in Haj Committee stirs objection (NA Ansari) 9

Amarnath Yatra begins in Kashmir (Saiyed Danish) 9

Chaos and anxiety hampers BJP’s morale (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 9



Gujarat pogroms documents destroyed or intact? (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Gujarat Police summons Teesta (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Modi behind the flip-flop in Isharat case? (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10


Human Rights / Terrorism

Conditions of prisoners in jails (Javed Ahmad Ansari) 11

Case filed against Muslim youths simply because of an accidental shove (MG News Desk) 11

Police in MP claims security angle behind Christian profiling (MG News Desk) 11

Furqan acquitted after 10 years, cops planted weapon (MG News Desk) 11

Delhi sends five cops to jail for custodial killing (Saiyed Danish) 11

Case registered against Sadhvi and others (NA Ansari) 11



Muslims never restrained from entering Babri (Haider Abbas) 12



Ramdas Athawale allies with Shiv Sena (Ram Puniyani) 13

ANHAD threatened for supporting Sanjiv Bhat (NA Ansari) 13



Reservation & Muslims (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 14

Selective indignation: why only some reservations disturb media (JYOTI PUNWANI) 14

Hindutvites’ half-hearted love of Ayodhya (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 14


Jammu & Kashmir

Dateline Srinagar: Afsana Rashid 15

Omar hints at withdrawal of AFPSA by year end 15

Pandit Samiti allegations refuted 15

Geelani releases autobiography 15

PDP demands release of detained youth 15

Mega Panchayat to be held soon 15

Chidambram satisfied with security 15

Militants killed 15


Newsmakers 16

Poet Hasan Chishti Honored 16

Harun Rashid Khan is new RBI Dy. Governor 16


Special Reports

Malaysian conference on Muslim unity 17

Turn not thy face from the society: SIO 17

Book on Zafarul Islam Khan 17

Conference on Indo-Asean trade 17

Anam Munaf Vadgama 17

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 17


Community News

Better education for Muslims: AFMI 18

Communal clash in Sambhal village 18

CBI takes over murder probe of SHO Phool Mohammad 18

Mumbai charity commissioner to face action over Waqfs 18

Job opportunities for youth trained by IICC & NEF 18

New admissions to Darul Umoor 18

Emphasis on promotion of tourism in Jammu & Kashmir 18

J&K govt to spend Rs. 315 crore for rural healthcare 18

Court rejects petition against scholarships to poor Muslims 18

Plan panel questions Modi policy against minorities 18

Fraudster Imtiyaz Syed sent on police remand 18

10 tonnes of new textbooks sold as scrap in Modi’s Gujarat 18


Community News

Bengal govt to offer scholarships 19

Beggar dies with 2 lakhs worth of currency notes 19

Sardar’s tallest statue faces hurdles 19

SC rejects the petitions of blast accused (AH Lakhani) 19

Co-education is “poisonous”: Syed Ali Shah Geelani (Afsana Rashid) 19

RDX landing case: court refuses to intervene 19 

MP textbooks to teach Savarkar, Bhagvad Gita (Saiyed Danish) 19

Nanavati panel rejects plea to cross examine Sanjeev Bhat 19

Court keeps decision in Rais Khan case pending 19

Disburse compensation claims within a fortnight: HC 19

Prof. Kidwai lecture on English translations of the Qur’an 19

Bhadiad tragedy: compensation cheques presented 19

Awards to meritorious students 19

‘Babri could have been saved had Congress used lathis (Manzar Mehdi) 19


Community News

EU links FTA with India to Kashmir 20

Popular Front announces Scholarship Scheme 20

Jamia’s Faculty of Law ranked 5th 20

Murder case against Araria SP in Forbesganj killings (Mumtaz Alam Falahi, TwoCircles.net) 20

Another Muslim outfit for social uplift of Muslims (Faisal Fareed, TwoCircles.net) 20

Malegaon bomb blasts: NIA report ready 20

Muslim royals keen to join saffron bandwagon (Nikunj Soni - dnaindia.com) 20

Forbesganj: They are making a mountain out of a molehill: Nitish (Based on Manzar Bilal, TwoCircles.net) 20

More “SIMI” activists arrested 20

Kashmiri students pass SSC exams with Marathi (Saiyed Danish) 20


Community News

Maharashtra nod to AMU Malegaon (ummid. com) 21

Demand for sacking Muslim lady Info Commissioner 21

Sadiq Jamal Encounter: CBI probe ordered (AG Khan) 21

US Zakat Foundation distributes 300 school bag kits 21

Peace Party president injured in road accident 21

Lecture in Shah-i-Hamadan Institute 21

Natgrid, NIA out of RTI purview 21


Community News

Tribunal grants bail to Haider Ali 22

Jamia Urdu, Aligarh’s regional centre in Delhi 22

Jamia Urdu, Aligarh’s Moallim Urdu degree recognised 22

MP Govt accused of bias against Kashmiri students 22

Delhi MLA Asif Muhammad Khan acquitted 22

Muslims to be deprived of housing under JNNURM scheme 22

Municipal corporation project endangers Muslim shrine 22

Most wanted Bhavesh Patel: police helped him to abscond 22

No financial assistance to10, 000 madrasas in Bengal 22

New home secretary takes over, while his predecessor betrays his bias (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 22



Palestinian people power could it be a game-changer? (Alan Hart) 23

Jirga of ulama says suicide attacks are haram 23

BBC to show film on Prophet 23

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 23



In Israel, a Tsunami Warning (Noam Chomsky) 24

Half of World’s Refugees are running from U.S. 24

Museum exhibit showcases Muslim scientists' inventions (arabnews.com) 24

US-Muslim Brotherhood Contacts To Resume 24

Turkey PM: Israel must still apologize for last year's Gaza flotilla raid 24



Murdoch empire heads for a fall (Mike Whitney) 25



A Complicit West in Crimes against Gaza (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 26



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Islamic Perspectives

How Samarkand was conquered (Fatma Dawood) 28

The Prophet (pbuh) on women 28


MG Classifieds 29


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

MG (S. Akhtar) 30

IB Steno Praveen Swami (Ali Khan, Salman Khan, Mohammed Abdullah, Zaighum) 30

Communalism and riots more danger than corruption (Zuber Ahmed Khan) 30

Humane touch to India-Pak relation (Syed Sultan Mohiddin) 30

Motherhood (Nazneen O.Saherwala) 30

Gita lessons for M.P. schools (S. Haque) 30

Wealth in temples and Dargah (Dr Maqdoomi) 30

Gujarat’s partisan law and order and state machinery (Zuber Ahmed Khan) 30


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

Foul language (Nazneen O.Saherwala) 30

PM, Judiciary under Lokpal (Syed Sultan Mohiddin) 30

Non-courteous Nitish (S. Haque) 30

BJP cautious on Lokpal (Dr Mookhi Amir Ali) 30

Separate Telangana is in the making (Mohammad Azam, Dr Maqdoomi) 30

Nuclear (Syed Sultan Mohiddin) 30

Dismal performance of HRD ministry (Dr. Hashim Kidwai) 30

Living Gandhi buried alive (Dr Mookhi Amir Ali) 31

Gulni anti-Muslim riots (S. Haque) 31

The plight of Telangana (Dr Maqdoomi) 31

After aborting now sex change (Madhu Agarwal) 31

Wine–Mother of all evils (G. Hasnain Kaif) 31

Indian-American Muslim council demands CBI Inquiry (S. Haque) 31

It is raining crores (Dr. Hashim Kidwai) 31

Corruption (Dr Mookhi Amir Ali) 31

India-Pakistan talks (Dr Maqdoomi) 31

Shame to Congress party leaders, their biased attitude... (CEO / Pramukh Sevak) 31

Media is propaganda machine (S. Haque) 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


Health Consultation 29

Urdu Book Review 29

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


Enlightens Allah’s Message – www.mostmerciful.com 32

Learn Islamic Finance from its Pioneers… 32

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