16-31 October 2011


Table of Contents

It seems all we have done over 12 years is simply not enough!

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 1

 

Issue / Opinion

An imaginary Tribute to Shaheed Pundit Godse by his real devotees (Mushtaque Madni) 2

Lopsided View of Hinduism (K.P. Prakasam) 2

President Obama on Islam (Muhammad Abdus Samad) 2

 

National

Mamta Bannerji government’s honeymooning with Israel (NA Ansari) 3

Foreign Right-Wing Groups Funded Babri Demolition (siliconindia.com - 22 September 2011) 3

Jamia Urdu (Syed Shahabuddin) 3

MHA refuses to answer RTI queries on Batla House (Mirr Basit Hussain - sunday-guardian.com, 25 Sept 2011) 3

 

National

Muslims in rural UP not well-off: study (dailypioneer.com) 4

RSS accepts it: was part of Anna stir (hindustantimes.com) 4

Badal Akali Dal sweeps SGPC polls 4

Partisan police used excessive force in Gopalgarh riots (NA Ansari) 4

M.P.’s Operation Vijay: pushing the saffron agenda(AG Khan) 4

 

National

Bahraich Riot: What Really Happened? (Haider Abbas) 5

HRD ministry seeks explanation from MP Govt on diversion of funds to RSS magazine (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 5

NIA likely to probe Mumbai blast (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 5

 

National

Communal riots in Uttarakhand’s Rudrapur town 6

Sadhvi Pragya depicted as 'Dharma Savior' in Karnataka (newzfirst.com - 7 Oct. 2011) 6

JIH holds press-meet (Nadim   Ahmad) 6

BJP CMs resent Modi “melody” (AG Khan) 6

 

National

Jamia’s Jalaluddin Saheb (Dr. Mohammad Ibrahim) 7

NCPUL launches three Urdu programmes (NA Ansari) 7

 

National

The Gujarat genocide and the man who craftily wrought it (Mustafa Khan) 8

 

National

Remembering Prof. Iqbal Ansari (Mahtab Alam) 9

Takfiri fatwas a dangerous trend of modern times (NA Ansari) 9

 

National

Where is Sadbhavna for Muslims in Gujarat? (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Modi vs. Sanjiv Bhatt: battle for justice and truth (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

Topi politics in Guj. Assembly (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 10

 

Human Rights / Terrorism

Three-year old Batla House encounter remembered (NA Ansari) 11

Malegaon blast accused apply for bail 11

Fake I.M. email: Monu Ojha nabbed (AG Khan) 11

Ban on Sanatan Sanstha initiated (MG News Desk) 11

Three SHOs and three constables found guilty by court (MG News Desk) 11

Suspect in Delhi High Court bomb blast released 11

 

Issues

Bharatpur: anatomy of police brutality (Amaresh Misra) 12

Tipu: Pioneer of Rocket Technology (Kaleem Kawaja) 12

Divided BJP tries to project unity with Advani's yatra (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 12

Did Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi have any value for Indian Muslims? (Kaleem Kawaja) 12

 

Issues

Preventing sectarian violence (Ram Puniyani) 13

 

Analysis

Bhatt vs Modi: PoliceAre Not Political Pawns (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 14

Incorrigible Optimists (Muhammad Zeyaul Haque) 14

BJP in U.P. (Syed Khurshid Anwar) 14 

 

Jammu & Kashmir

Dateline Srinagar: Afsana Rashid 15

Omar Abdullah claims no mass graves in Kashmir 15

Probe in unmarked graves: Bhushan 15

Expel slum dwellers: Gilani 15

Resignation of Omar demanded over death of NC worker 15

Restore pre-1953 status: NC 15

Resolution of Afzal Guru stalled 15

 

Newsmakers 16

Kausar Yazdani (1935-2011) (Translated from Urdu) 16  

 

Special Reports

HWF felicitates meritorious students of Delhi 17

Two Muslim Women Felicitated For Their Services (Haider Abbas) 17

Hyderabad police never learns 17

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 17

 

Community News

Advani’s yatra to fuel communal hatred 18

AMU students protest against Gopalgarh injustice (Asad  Faisal Farooqui) 18

SDPI wins nine civic wards unopposed in Tamilnadu 18

Violent BSP MLA joins Peace Party 18

NCPUL authorised to award degrees (NA Ansari) 18

MIM rules out support for Telangana Agitation 18

PUCL demands action on raid of Kavita's house 18

India supports Palestine 18

UP topped in bonded labour cases: NHRC 18

Human rights panels yet to be established in many states 18

 

Community News

National Workshop on Engg Drawing 19

SDPI celebrates victory of the party at Pavur GP election 19

Swamy booked for spreading enmity among communities 19

AMU VC released special issues of Fikr-o-Nazar 19

Gandhi’s fourth monkey: Shafique impresses S. Koreans 19

WPI extended support to independent candidates in TN 19

Seminar on Inclusive Education of Minority Girls 19

Lecture on the Syrian situation (Nadim Ahmad) 19

 

Community News

Jamia Urdu Aligarh’s Advisory Council (NA Ansari) 20

4 killed in Uttarakhand riots 20

Ten-day training programme in BHU’s Dept of Persian 20

Campus selection of Jamia students by private companies 20

State Conference of Muslim Reservation Movement 20

School in Noida orders shalwar-kameez for higher classes 20  

Gujarat gov. seeks Sadbhawana expense details from Modi 20

Government plans special package for minority welfare 20

 

Community News

Jamia students to make documentary on Delhi High Court bomb blast 21

ASI to conserve 68 sites this year 21

Interfaith meet organised by RK Mission in Delhi 21

Security agencies to bring J&K youths into mainstream 21

Muslim delegation met home minister on Rudrapur riots 21

Deaths due to domestic violence more than due to terror 21

Jobs for three thousand more Kashmiri Pundits 21

Christian and Muslim orgs protest against family planning 21

Kashmiri Pundits demand three sub-districts in the Valley 21

Builder demolished a dargah 21

Sena against demand for withdrawal of army from J&K 21

 

Community News

Symposium on Democracy and Jan Lok Pal Bill at AMU 22

‘Modi-phobia’ has gripped Gujarat police: Sreekumar 22

Long-time NRIs urged to return home, serve country 22

US State Dept slams Gujarat again for 2002 riots 22

Omar announces more powers to panchayats 22

5 Muslim leaders sentenced to jail in FCRA case; Jawahirullah’s statement (M.H. Jawahirullah) 22

 

International

The Crime of Making Americans Aware of Their Own History (William Blum) 23

Libyan regime collapse on absence of nukes: N. Korea (english.yonhapnews.co.kr) 23 Iran Unveils Major Achievements in Electronic Warfare (english.farsnews.com) 23

West Bank separation fence to Warsaw Ghetto walls: Polish Jewish sociologist (Roman Frister) 23

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 23

 

International

As the Drone Flies: War By “Lethal Autonomy” (Ralph Nader) 24

The FBI Again Thwarts Its Own Terror Plot (Glenn Greenwald) 24

Britain changes law that enabled war crime charges against Israelis (haaretz.com) 24

 

International

Turkey redraws Sykes-Picot (weekly.ahram.org.eg) 25

U. N. experts say Israel's blockade of Gaza illegal (presstv.ir) 25

 

International

Palestinians determined to call Obama’s bluff (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 26

 

Book

Book: Godse’s Children - Hindutva terror in India, Author: Subhash Gatade, Publisher: Pharos Media, New Delhi, Year: 2011, Pages: 400, ISBN: 978-81-7221-052-0, Price: Rs 360 (Dr Sumit S Paul) 27

 

Books from Pharos Media, publishers of this newspaper 28

 

Islamic Perspectives

Origin of the Universe and events of the Hereafter (Engr. Masood Ali) 29

Luqman’s advice to his son (Dr Zakir Naik) 28

 

MG Classifieds 30

 

Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

MG (Khurshid Imam) 31

How to stop riots and discrimination (Azim Ali) 31

Pandya murder (Ghulam Mohiyuddin) 31

We do not like this ad (Imtiaz Ahmed) 31

Tussle between Modi and governor (Dr Mookhi Amir Ali) 31

Film on Hindu Terror (Mushtaque Madni) 31

Judiciary closes its eyes on criminal chief ministers (Kodimirpal) 31

Bharatpur riot investigations to hush up (S. Haque) 31

Haj an important Islamic rituals (Nazneen O. Saherwala, Dr Maqdoomi) 31

Question mark on Anna’s neutral crusade (Dr Mookhi Amir Ali, Syed Sultan Mohiddin, Shafaque Alam, Dr. M. Hashim Kidwai) 31

Sanjiv Bhatt arrested for speaking against Modi (A Hameed Yousuf, Dr Maqdoomi) 31

 

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Health Consultation 30

Urdu Book Review 30

India’s first and only Scientific and Informative Urdu Magazine 30

 

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Quran - A verse a day 32

Subhash Gatade Godse’s Children:  Hindutva Terror in India 32

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