16-31 May 2011

Table of Contents


NIA should investigate UP blasts of 2007 (Haider Abbas) 1

Rizvi College voted India’s most favourite (NA Ansari) 1

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 1


Issue / Opinion

India would have been a better place without Satya Sai Baba (Sanal Edamaruku and Ram Puniyani) 2



BSP, JDU & CPIM have same policy for Muslims (Haider Abbas) 3

Shah Waliullah’s contributions applauded (Ghitreef Shahbaz) 3

BBC looking for traditional Indian family 3

“Quote, Unquote” (John Maclithon aka Sir Mark Tully) 3



Agnivesh assures Jamiat of retracting his statement (AG Khan) 4

Blasphemous sketches condemned (Ghitreef Shahbaz) 4

NAC approves draft on communal violence (MG News Desk) 4

Award instituted in the name of Nirmala Deshpande in Pakistan (MG News Desk) 4

It took 3-4 yrs to convince my party on RSS terror: Digvijay (MG News Desk) 4

Dalit kids: even their books are “untouchable” (MG News Desk) 4

Profiling of Christians continues despite revocation order by MP Govt (MG News Desk) 4



Communal riot in Meerut (NA Ansari) 5

Experts reconstructed Ishrat encounter (AG Khan) 5

Modi’s massive cover-up job (Mustafa Khan) 5

Purulia arms drop: more than meets the eye (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 5



“Rajasthan minorities are 2nd class citizens” (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 6

Maharashtra tops in riots cases during 1998-2008 (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 6

Indian Muslims’ reaction on Osama’s killing (MG News Desk) 6



Jamiat Ulama starts its satyagrah 7

BJP wants Ram Rajya in U.P. (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 7



Modi government deprives Muslim students of education: SIO (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 8

Hunjura: Both govt & society have failed victims (Mushtaq Ul Haq Ahmad Sikander) 8



Justice still eludes Christian victims, and many are to blame for it (John Dayal) 9

Masks snatched: Hindutva extremists exposed (MG News Desk) 9

Pragya reports to court in an ambulance (MG News Desk) 9

CP fake encounter case: justice delayed but not denied (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 9



Gujarat police officers have no faith in SIT (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Sanjiv Bhatt gets support from police (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Ishrat case hots up in Gujarat (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10


Human Rights / Terrorism

Bring charges for newly discovered massacre of Sikhs: HRW 11

Dalit students committing suicide in last 4 years in premier institutions (Anoop Kumar) 11

Caste Discrimination in IIT Delhi 11

Gujarat records 7282 cases of human rights violation (AG Khan) 11

Gujarat human rights violations report submitted (AH Lakhani) 11

NHRC slams NGOs report as misleading (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 11

NIA produces Aseemanand, associate in CBI court 11



Issueless BJP falls back on Mandir issue (Mohammad Shahid) 12

The birth of the Muslim Majlis-e Mushawarat (S.M. Pasha) 12



Madhya Pradesh: shadows of Hindu Rashtra (Ram Puniyani) 13

Punish not only Osamas but also Bushes! (Javed Jamil) 13



The Muslim-Vote In West Bengal Polls (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 14

Ayodhya dispute: ideas for an amicable settlement (Yugal Kishor Shastri) 14

Multi-faith complex suggested at Ayodhya (NA Ansari) 14


Jammu & Kashmir

Dateline Srinagar: Afsana Rashid 15

Hurriyat leader Abbas Ansari’s “expulsion” 15

JKLF’s Yasin Malik arrested, released 15

Omar “enjoying” defections: PDP 15

Militants waiting to sneak: Police 15

Man killed over appointment of imam 15

Soldier kills, injures colleagues 15


Newsmakers 16

Prof. Ahsan Jan Qaisar 16


Special Reports

Darul Ehsan, Home for Special Children Held (Mushtaq ul Haq Ahmad Sikander) 17

Campus Front gets new team 17

Army’s crimes in Kashmir 17

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 17


Community News

Global University to come up in Rampur 18

Jindal Prize for development and science 18

Kandhamal returns to normalcy 18

Gita lessons in MP schools 18

Sectarian fight leads to the death in mosque 18

Seminar on challenges to women and Islam (Mushtaq ul Haq Ahmad Sikandar) 18

Release Chishty: Mahesh Bhatt and Kuldip Nayar 18

JMI profs discover new formulae re. simple pendulum 18

Lecture on Islam and the West 18

Muslim advisory Committee in Delhi Minorities Commission 18

Welfare Party is backed by civil society 18


Community News

German grant for Delhi monument 19

Delhi contemplates new policy on unauthorised shrines 19

One more mosque rehabilitated in Punjab 19

Research programme in Sikkim Studies launched in JMI 19

Support for Haj subsidy and demand for increased quota (NA Ansari) 19

Pre-Matric scholarships for minorities more than doubled 19

Malegaon accused on hunger strike against non-trial 19

2006 Malegaon Blast: Court directs CBI to file report 19

Demand for Ashram shalas in Muslim areas too 19

Asad Pathan selected for cricket training 19

Case registered against Togadia for inflammatory speech 19


Community News

Sa’di’s special place among Indian people 20

Understanding Qur’an in the light of science an achievement 20

Kasiwal scholarships for promising students of JMI 20

HC queries Centre on plea to set up human rights courts 20

Divorced Muslim woman harassed by hooligans 20

Release of book on materials management 20

Mazhar Imam’s interest in literature developed early 20

Restore Hindu shrines in Valley: APMCC 20

Movement against Maha. govt’s anti-Muslim activities (NA Ansari) 20


Community News

Discussion on AMU’s current situation 21

Rahmani prepares Muslim youth for railway services exams 21

HC refuses bail to Asgar, convicted for Pandya’s murder 21

Four hours increase in Iran’s Sehr Urdu TV service 21

One dead in clash on the appointment of Masjid imam 21

Student at the age of (90) 21

JMI to start 10 new professional courses 21

Communal riot in Gujarat 21

Mazahirul Uloom’s case returns to Supreme Court 21

Fiftieth anniversary of daily Urdu Times 21

Room of a Dalit officer “purified” with cow urine 21


Community News

Computer labs in Arabic madrasas 22

Scholarships distributed among Urdu girl students 22

Nawaz Deobandi honoured 22

Centre for Islamic Finance confers with GoI secretary 22

Islam and the West: A new beginning in bridge building 22

Muslims angry over French ban on burqa (AG Khan) 22

Lucknow University denies exam forms to Muslim girls (Mohd. Faisal Fareed, TwoCircles.net) 22

AIMPLB opposes Right to Education Act 22

MIM donates Rs 55L to fight Babri case in SC 22

Seminar on Human & Minority Rights 22

AMU closed sine die 22



Take your money and get lost (Khalid Amayreh) 23

Chomsky on Osama bin Laden’s Death (Noam Chomsky) 23

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 23



The New Colonialism (Paul Craig Roberts) 24

Over half of Egypt wants end to Israel peace (chron.com) 24

Osama and the US (Fidel Castro Ruz) 24



Hamas-Fateh reconciliation: a great day for Palestine (Khalid Amayreh) 25

‘Gentile sperm leads to barbaric offspring’ 25

Justice Sachar on Libya 25



The Jury will still be out on Osama (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 26



A Sociological study of Kashmir, Book: Sociological Papers on Kashmir, Author: Dr Bashir Ahmad Dabla, Publisher: Jay Kay Books, Srinagar, Kashmir, Year of Publication: 2010, Pages: 460 (2 volumes), Price: Rs 1990 (Mushtaq Ul Haq Ahmad Sikander) 27

Muslim Brotherhood, Book: Ikhwanul Muslimoon (Urdu), Author: Ubaidullah Fahad Falahi, Publisher: Al-Qalam Publications, Truck Yard, Baramulla, Kashmir-193101 - distributed by Urdu Book Review, 1739/3 (Basement), New Kohinoor Hotel, Pataudi House, Darya Ganj, New Delhi 110002, Pages: 312. Price: Rs 210. Year: 2011, (MG Desk) 27


Islamic Perspectives

What about a world without Islam - i (Asghar Ali Engineer) 28

Why do we fail on the financial fronts? (Nisaar Y. Nadiadwala) 28


MG Classifieds 29


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

MG (G.A. Rahim, Elias Uddin) 30

So much charity, aukaf, but still we are backward (Anwar Masood Siddiqui) 30

Anna Hazare's crusade against corruption (Dr. M. Hashim Kidwai) 30

Gujarat pogroms (Farooq A. Gaffar Bawani) 30

Israel is the bigger enemy (Sheikh Gulzaar) 30

Osama, at what cost? (Khwaja Umer Farooq, Ghulam Muhammed) 30

Gujarat violence a matter of national shame (G. Hasnain Kaif) 30

Welfare Party (Pareethu Bava Khan) 30

Jamia’s minority status (Khalil-ur Rahman Khan) 30

Are we democratic country? (S. Haque) 30

Purulia arms drop case (Syed Sultan Mohiddin) 30

US and Gujarat (Mukul Dube) 30

Deaf and Dumb State (Madhu Agarwal) 30

26/11 attack on Mumbai not serious enough: US (Subhash Chandra Agarwal) 30

Acquittal of Muslims from terror charges-unnoticed (S. Haque) 30

Anna Hazare’s defamation (Dr Mookhi Amir Ali) 30

Let’s give a push to the Jan Lokpal Bill (Aziz A. Mubaraki) 30


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

Peoples faith in CBI restored (Syed Sultan Mohiddin) 30

Road safety (Mohd Ziyaullah Khan) 30

Nuclear Disarmament and Peace (Dr Mookhi Amir Ali) 30

Prime minister must be under Lokpal Bill (Subhash Chandra Agarwal) 30

Environment (Dr Mookhi Amir Ali) 30

Prince of Arcot (S M Pasha) 30

Jaitapur project (Syed Sultan Mohiddin) 30

Press Freedom Day (Mohd Ziyaullah Khan) 31

Indo-Pak relation (Syed Sultan Mohiddin) 31

Let history judge Osama (Kodimirpal, Hem Raj Jain, Mohd Ziyaullah Khan, Yunus Chitwala) 31

US operation Geronimo (Dr AH Maqdoomi) 31

Paanipuri case and male chauvinism (Mookhi Amir Ali) 31

Book on Shivaji and Mahatma (Zuber Ahmed Khan) 31



Idafa Investments Pvt. Ltd. 3


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

ADMISSION OPEN: Al-Ameen Residential Primary & High Schools 32

M.A.F. Academy, Affilliated to C.B.S.E., A-43, Sector-62, NOIDA-201307 (U.P.) 32

Widows and Half Widows (To be releasd in Srinagar on 12th May, Insha Allah) 32

Manipuri Muslims (To be released in Imphal on 17th May, Insha Allah) 32

Charity Alliance 32