16-31 May 2012


Table of Contents


Maoists or Sanghi beasts? (Faheem Ahmad) 1

16000 Muslims still displaced in Gujarat 1

Who needs Haj subsidy? (Zafarul-Islam Khan) 1

 

Issue / Opinion

Why the West craves materialism & why the East sticks to religion (Imran Khan) 2

 

National

Mission for justice in Gujarat to continue (NA Ansari) 3

Social organisations demand special attention on Muslims welfare in 12th Plan (MG News Desk) 3

23 persons accused of Dalit carnage in Bihar acquitted 3

HC acquits 12 in Ghodasar riots case (MG News Desk) 3

Maha Minorities Commission vested with powers of civil court (MG News Desk) 3

 

National

India tops the list of arms importers in the world (NA Ansari) 4

Suicides claim more lives in Army than bullets 4

Indian Muslims poorer than other minorities (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 4

Maharashtra’s proposed bill on rights of divorced women withheld after opposition (NA Ansari) 4

Even if Modi said let Hindus kill Muslims, it is not an offence: SIT’s twisted wisdom 4

 

National

Gujarat: Justice or Forgive and Forget? (Asghar Ali Engineer) 5

When govt will apologise to its innocent “terror” victims: Manisha Sethi 5

 

National

Electoral equations and Secular values (Ram Puniyani) 6

Bigger role for Modi will shatter NDA (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 6

No US visa to Modi despite appearing on Time cover (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 6

PMO drops limited exam plan for IPS officers (NA Ansari) 6

 

National

JIH to campaign against arrests of Muslim youths 7

IOS celebrates silver jubilee (NA Ansari) 7

Only 2.5% Muslims get into UPSC 7

 

National

Decline in Muslim representation in M.P. (Zafar Alam Khan) 8

Western media and Islamophobia (Asghar Ali Engineer) 8

 

National

The Price of Partition is shared on both sides of the Divide (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 9

5503 youth held for the 2010 unrest are still in jails in J&K (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 9

 

National

Court stand on Pathribal a setback: Amnesty (Afsana Rashid) 10

Hurriyat calls for a wholesome approach (Afsana Rashid) 10

Peoples Conf launches youth wing (Afsana Rashid) 10

Commission demanded for child rights (Afsana Rashid) 10

Modi can be prosecuted for promoting enmity: Amicus 10

Advani must be tried for Babri conspiracy: CBI to SC 10

 

Analysis

NCTC Meeting: A Political & Diplomatic Show (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 11

Indian Muslim soldiers: heroic role in Indonesia’s liberation (AG Khan) 11

What do Swamy and Shourie know of their Hindu past? (Dr. Sumit S. Paul) 11

 

Men & Women In News

Kerala-born Yusuf Ali makes waves in Gulf 12

 

Special Report

Welfare Party federal committee meets in Kolkata (By Our Own Correspondent) 13

Alliance School Murshidabad holds its 4th annual day 13

 

Community News

M.P. govt honours three Muslims 14

Court orders appointment of 5500 Urdu translators 14

More than 0.2 m apply for U.P. Madrasa Board exams 14

Kishanganj’s 35 middle schools upgraded to High Schools 14

They came, they killed, they escaped (AG Khan) 14

A.P. government allocates 35 acres of land to Waqf Board 14

T.V. serial on Sufi saints under ‘Roshni kay Minar’ 14

UP govt’s plan to free innocent Muslims is dangerous: RSS 14

Muslims deviating from the true path of Islam: Kalbe Sadiq 14

NCM seeks Delhi govt clarification over school admissions 14

I.A.S. officer’s agony: justice denied 14

Kamraz to organise intll. literary festival in J&K 14

Jamia Millia’s 50-bed hospital inaugurated 14

 

Community News

Amjad Khan: an unsung hero 15

Quota and Batla harmed Congress in UP: Cong panel 15

AIMES to launch educational and socio plan for Muslims 15

Environment Award named after Veer Abdul Hameed in U.P. 15

One day’s catch of fish makes a man a multi-millionaire 15

Plain murder: SC lets Army choose what kind of trial 15

Muslim nuclear scientist found dead 15

Gujarat municipality to ban non-veg food 15

Madrasas in J&K reject Centre’s grant 15

UP government plans SC status for 17 OBC sub-castes 15

Dalit-Muslim party emerges in Maharashtra 15

 

International

The Fastest Growing Religion In America Is Islam 16

Parliamentary committee approves tougher punishment for 'distorting' Qur’an (Al-Masry Al-Youm) 16

Israeli government policies are a form of national suicide: Paul Krugman  16

People Aren't Smart Enough for Democracy to Flourish: Scientists (Life's Little Mysteries) 16

 

International

Israel slowly losing support (Mohammed Azhar Ali Khan) 17

Zionists Seeking to station MKO terrorists in Azerbaijan 17

 

International

Was it Khalid Sheikh or Bin Laden behind 9/11 (Yamin Zakaria) 18

Iran would recover fom attack on its nuclear sites within six months: U.S. report 18

Israel peace accord 'dead and buried': Moussa 18

Tel Aviv spreads falsehood, deceptions against Iran: Israeli daily  18

Israel ex-security chief says leadership 'misleading public' on Iran 18

 

Books from Pharos Media, publishers of MG 19

 

Islamic Perspective

Peace and Violence in Islam (Zafarul-Islam Khan) 20

 

Books

Book: Dawat-e Fikr-o Amal (Urdu), Author: Waris Mazhari, Publisher: Foundation for Islamic Studies, Jamia Nagar, New Delhi, Year of Publication: 2009, Price:  Not Mentioned, Pages: 176 (Mushtaq Ul Haq Ahmad Sikander) 21

 

MG Classifieds 22

 

Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

MG (Mohd. Azam) 23

Modi and SIT (Mukul Dube) 23

J&K (Nasir Hussain Peerzadah) 23

Jains and Gujarat riots (Farooq Abdul Gaffar Bawani) 23

Elimination of Haj subsidy is a welcome step (Syed Sultan Mohiddin, Dr Maqdoomi) 23

Urdu media (S. Haque) 23

A landmark judgement (Dr. M. Hashim Kidwai) 23

15 points, 72 recommendations why not 1 point (S. Haque) 23

Hazare’s team out to subvert democracy (Dr. M. Hashim Kidwai) 23

Sachin in Rajya Sabha (Mookhi  Amir Ali) 23

Rejuvenate Congress Party (Dr Maqdoomi) 23

Chamatkari healers (Dr. M.I.H. Farooqi) 23

Supreme Court on security-cover (Subhash Chandra Agrawal) 23

Disturbing trend of suicide in students (Mohd Ziyaullah Khan) 23

Silver lining on a dark cloud? (Dr Mookhi Amir Ali) 23

Mayawati’s extravagance (Mohd Ziyaullah Khan) 23

Alternate Banking Window in conventional banks: ICIF : (Ghulam Muhammed) 23

 

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