16-31 October 2009


Table of Contents

 

Conf calls for promotion of dialogue culture (Zafarul-Islam Khan) 1

Book smashes “Islamic terrorism” myth in India 1

Cartoon MG/Yusuf 1

 

Issue / Opinion

Haj Hijacked (Omar Khalidi) 2

Three phases of Jinnah’s political life (Balraj Puri) 2

 

National

Thanks to Bihar govt, AMU Centre ‘lands’ in row (Soroor Ahmed) 3

Communal harmony programme banned in Ramnagri 3

 

National

India among most corrupt nations 4

Bhagwat roots for united Hindu society 4

Advani's love for Ram Temple revives 4

PM shocked over low conviction rate of SC, ST atrocities 4

Dhoti, Kurta and tilak for getting Degrees 4

Look Beyond Madrasas, Mr Sibal (Andalib Akhter) 4

Action on plice powers to detain people (Mohan Kumar) 4

 

National

Suspend Jail officers: Rajasthan Forum demands 5

Muslim Bengali Indians rights violated in Delhi 5

BJP lost, Sangh defeated (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 5

 

National

ANHAD conference discusses status of Muslims 6

 

National

BJP chief ministers indulge in bizarre weapon worship 7

Hindu Yuva Vahini’s terrorism in Basti 7

“Maulana Kalbe Jawad uses Shia community” 7

 

National

Kerala Round-up: NM Salih 8

International conference on Islamic finance held 8

Muslim professionals meet in Kochi 8

Maudany lambastes extremism 8

AMU team inspects land acquisition 8

HC seeks report on “forcible conversion” 8

Shri Ram Sena debutes in Kerala 8

Battle of Pookottur commemorated 8

 

Analysis

Communalizing History: Shivaji & Afzal Khan (Ram Puniyani) 9

With eggs on it face, India defends caste system 9

 

Gujarat

GujaratRound-Up: Abdul Hafiz Lakhani 10

Charge framed against Maya Kodnani et al 10

Efforts for communal harmony 10

Modi stirs another controversy 10

Salman gets BMW as gift 10

Probe demanded in Prajapati murder 10

Ishrat Killing 10

 

Human Rights

India’s ‘fake encounter’ laboratory? 11

D.P. Bhattacharya 11

Why no encounter after Vanzara arrest? 11

The price of being kin of “Terrorist” 11

 

Issues

Muslim India 2008 - i (Syed Shahabuddin) 12

Khaki Terror Continues in Jamia Nagar 12

 

Special Reports

What happened after the 2007 Hyderabad serial blasts? (Lateef Mohammad Khan) 13

Hyderabad twin blast case still unsolved (Haider Abbas) 13

Azamgarh reels under police high-handedness

 

Jammu & Kashmir

Dateline Srinagar: Afsana Rashid 14

CBI starts probe of Shopian crime 14

Demand to shut J&K torture chambers 14

Support for arts and culture 14

New head for J&K commerce chamber 14

Kashmiri to be made a compulsory language in J&K 14

 

Rejoinders / Opinion

Obama deserves double Nobel (Abu Mazin) 15

War becomes peace (Dr Gideon Polya) 15

Indian embassy in Kabul attacked again (Dr. Abdul Hameed Maqdoomi) 15

Afghan is the Opium Smuggling Centre (M.A. Khan) 15

West's Moral Obligation: Give Massive Aid to India to Reduce Its Co2 Emissions (Martin Tucek, Dana Tuckova, Lenka Tucek, Maya Tournier, Ira Tucek) 15

Chintan baithak in Karnataka (Dr Abdul Hameed Maqadoomi) 15

India’s Nationalized Banking is only for the elites (Ghulam Muhammed) 15

Double standards of NHRC (S. Haque) 15

 

Newsmakers

Dr. Hasnuddin Ahmed, the Kohinoor of Hyderabad (Mushtaque Madni) 16

 

Special Reports

Qudsia Bagh to become Aggarwal Park! (Firoz Bakht Ahmed) 17

Popular Front forms Imam Council 17

Cartoon M/G Yusuf 17

 

Analysis

Communication Gap: Rahul Gandhi & Muslims (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 18

Bollywood, Media distort Muslim image 18

Ishrat Jahan and Indian State (Musab Iqbal) 18

 

Community News

Part of golden Qur’an found in Hindu home 19

Hafiz-e Qur’an at 9 years 19

AMU Biochem and Forensic degrees recognised 19

Scrap Private Hajj Quotas, Kerala Govt. urges the centre 19

Jamat-e Islami’s plans for uplift of Muslims 19

Mujaddid Alf Saani Foundation 19

“Special Centres of AMU” 19

Precautionary measures for Haj pilgrims against swine flu 19

Uniform Civil Code is a highly ‘sensitive’ issue: CJI 19

Muslim media network mooted (NM Salih) 19

 

Community News

Qur’an exhibition at Salar Jung Museum 20

Adoption of child by Muslims 20

Muslim Board to create awareness on ills of divorce 20

Hindutva goons attack during Belgaum bandh 20

Mumbra gets first Urdu medium Junior College 20

‘You people go to Jama’t...and come back as terrorists’ 20

Protection of minorities primary concern: K’taka Governor 20

Urdu approved for Railways exams 20

 

Community News

President’s Eid gifts to Zakat Foundation 21

Punished for applying mehndi 21

“Madrasa Board part of international conspiracy” 21

Try communal outfit for burning Darul Uloom’s effigy 21

‘Love Bomb’, new weapon of jehadis: RSS 21

AMU exhibit on Mahatma Gandhi 21

Test for popularisation of Gandhiji’s philosophy in Urdu 21

Attempt foiled at demolition in Okhla 21

AMU students win prizes 21

 

Community News

Maharashtra SDPI committee formed 22

Seminar on women at AMU 22

14 injured in firing in mosque 22

Delhi government distributed computers to madrasas 22

Eid-Milan Sports Held at Goa 22

Only 10% kids from Juhapura make it to a school 22

Police use of “burqa” for prostitutes condemned 22

 

International

US silent on Israeli nuclear arms 23

Israel is number one threat to Middle East: IAEA chief () 23

Europe’s Muslim factor scares Zionists 23

UN Security Council to debate Goldstone report 23

Turkish president has condemns Western countries 23

Palestinians barred from Jerusalem 23

 

International

What Role Did The U.S.-Israeli Relationship Play In 9-11? (Jeff Gates) 24

 

International

Islamic Lessons from London’s Mayor (Anver Kamal Siddiqui) 25

Muslim population hits 1.57 billion 25

Britain's high class is flocking to Islam 25

 

International

Obama: Tying Himself into Knots in Afghanistan (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 26

 

International

Iran’s nuclear theater meant to divert attention (Ramzy Baroud) 27

Free Gaza Boat Movement Leader visits India (Nadim Ahmad) 27

Israel lobbying to expunge UN report, avoid prosecution 27

Hanna: IOA violating freedom of worship 27

 

Book

Muslim ‘Terrorists’ Manufactured by the Media (Yoginder Sikand) 28

 

Islamic Perspectives

Health Guidelines From Qur’an & Sunnah -ii (Shahid Athar) 29

Value of exercise in maintaining health 29

The State of disease 29

What should a Muslim do when disease is confirmed? 29

Finding God by Serving Mankind 29

Conclusion from the previous page no. (28) 29

 

MG Classifieds 30

 

Letters

MG (Aftab Alam, Yaseen Momin, U.F. Malek) 31

Media (Ghulam Muhammed) 31

Hail the shoe hurler (Sultan A. Patel) 31

Encounter killings (S. Haque, Ruby Naushad) 31

Construction of statues in UP (Dr. Abdul Hameed Maqdoomi) 31

Unemployment among Muslims (Qamaruddin Saifi) 31

Dear Sexologist (Bharatram Gaba) 31

Congress Had Passed Partition Resolution (G. Hasnain Kaif, Tariq Sohrab Ghazipuri, K. Malikul Azeez) 31

Conversion and reconversion (Dr Abdul Hameed Maqdoomi) 31

Naxal threat ignored (A. Hameed Yousuf) 31

Back from holidays (Lisa Justiniano) 31

Radovan Karadic Genocide Trial (Kevin Beck) 31

A Hindu is not a terrorist (Bernhard Lainger) 31

 

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