Bismillah [IslamCity] Only in Gujarat: cheques for riot victims go to riot accused; probe ordered

2009-06-05 Thread Abhiyya
The Ahmedabad district administration, instead of issuing compensation cheques to the victims, issued as many as 21 cheques worth Rs. 20 lakh to one Prabhashankar Pandit, an accused involved in the loot and killing of Muslims in this locality. Pandit is out on bail Only in Gujarat: cheques for

Bismillah [IslamCity] Karnataka: BJP started celebrations!

2009-05-26 Thread abhiyya
Victory celebrations turn violent in Karnataka village Three persons sustain injuries; four people have been arrested A pregnant woman also targeted by the mob Houses of four Muslim families ransacked MANGALORE: A group

Bismillah [IslamCity] Vote for party not candidate - Mayawati

2009-05-17 Thread Abhiyya
Vote for party not candidate, Mayawati tells Saharanpur Muslims Submitted by admin4 on 5 May 2009 - 4:54pm. By IANS, Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh) : Muslims should vote for a party and not a

Bismillah [IslamCity] CBI questions Purohit in Nanded blasts case

2009-05-17 Thread Abhiyya
It was on the intervening night of April 4-5, 2006 that a bomb went off at the residence of Laxman Rajkondwar, an alleged Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) worker, while it was being assembled. Naresh, Rajkondwar’s son Naresh and Himanshu, alleged Vishwa Hindu Parishad activist, were

Bismillah [IslamCity] Why Should Hindus Vote For BJP ?

2009-05-03 Thread Abhiyya
In the history of Hinduism there were only two most demoralisingly deplorable instances of sacrilegious crimes, which would make any self respecting and committed Hindu to bury his head in shame. The first was demolition of a worship centre, ( building for prayer ) Babri Masjid of Ayodhya in

Bismillah [IslamCity] In Gujarat, 38% BJP candidates are criminals!

2009-05-02 Thread Abhiyya
Of the 359 candidates in the fray in 26 Lok Sabha constituencies in Gujarat, 69 have criminal records   69 of the 359 candidates in the fray in Gujarat have criminal records Manas Dasgupta BJP tops list with 11 of its 26

Bismillah [IslamCity] What is a vote to a starving man?

2009-04-30 Thread Abhiyya
Every four minutes, a child is born dead in Madhya Pradesh. Of those that survive, over 14 per cent die before they turn six. In the seven months from July 2008 to January 2009, 676 children died here of malnourishment. That’s three a day. Empty kitchens, leafless trees and ration shops that

Bismillah [IslamCity] Communalism in coastal Karnataka

2009-04-30 Thread Abhiyya
Between the 2008 and 2004 Assembly elections, the party’s support base eroded by about three percentage points in the three districts of coastal Karnataka (down to 40.71 from 43.56 per cent). The Sangh Parivar obviously wants to arrest this trend in the region. Mr. Bhat promised return of peace

Bismillah [IslamCity] Chavez orders army to take over rice companies

2009-03-04 Thread Abhiyya
Chavez again   With Regards Abi   Knowledge is the best gift, and manner is the best transaction - Ali --- On Sun, 3/1/09, basit abdul wrote: From: basit abdul Subject: Chavez orders army to take over rice companies To: Date: Sunday,

Bismillah [IslamCity] Food For Thought - a short film by Jayesh Dave

2009-02-27 Thread Abhiyya
Food For Thought    Director: Jayesh Dave | Genre: Documentary | Produced In: 2008   Synopsis: The film is dedicated to the people who don't even get one time food just because we waste the food of about Rs. 58000 Crore every year only in

Bismillah [IslamCity] Marriage is the only solution - sex too is part of life

2009-02-26 Thread Abhiyya
I did not want to make this book controversial. I want to express my feelings and to explain what happened to me... I want people to know how I have suffered, she told The Independent last night, speaking from the town of Kozhikode. People say that everything is OK, but I was in the convent

Bismillah [IslamCity] Gujarat Govt. agrees to court it's Minister's role in the Gujarat Genocide

2009-02-25 Thread Abhiyya
The affidavit said, from one of the statements of witnesses it has been revealed that she had fired from her pistol, as well as, from another statement it has been revealed that she had come to the spot in a car with other persons and had distributed swords among the mob. Minister Maya led mob

Bismillah [IslamCity] Jehad and the truth - Book review by A. G. Noorani

2009-02-22 Thread Abhiyya
“Azad gave some of his most eloquent depositions on jehad as Islamic ethics in the service of Congress’ anti-colonial politics. The Indian national struggle was a jehad because the British were waging a war to exterminate Muslims. If Muslims had any spark of faith left in them, they would

Bismillah [IslamCity] 7 years on, 50,000 riot victims still in relief camps in Gujarat

2009-02-22 Thread Abhiyya
This hostile approach of the state government towards the Muslim community is keeping the situation from getting completely normal. Had these things been done, people would have forgot their wounds   7 years on, 50,000 riot victims still in relief camps in Gujarat Submitted by admin4 on 16

Bismillah [IslamCity] The Wounds of Gaza - Dr Swee Ang, Dr Ghassan Abu Sittah

2009-02-22 Thread Abhiyya
Dr Ang Swee Chai is the author of the famous work FROM BEIRUT TO JERUSALEM which is an Eye Witness account to SABRA-SHATILA MASSACRE   - Abhiyya The Wounds of Gaza Two Surgeons from the UK, Dr Ghassan Abu Sittah and Dr Swee Ang, managed to get into Gaza during the Israeli invasion. Here

Bismillah [IslamCity] Israel overtakes Russia as main defence supplier to India

2009-02-21 Thread Abhiyya
There is close cooperation and the Indians respect Israeli systems and our experience in fighting terror   Israel overtakes Russia as main defence supplier to India Press Trust of India Sunday, February 15, 2009, (Jerusalem)  

Bismillah [IslamCity] Hugo Chavez wins Venezuela referendum

2009-02-17 Thread Abhiyya
Dear Hugo, congratulations for you and for your people for a victory that, by its size, is impossible to measure, - Fidel Castro   Chavez wins Venezuela referendum Chavez celebrated from his palace balcony

Bismillah [IslamCity] Muzaffar, only missing person found in 7 yrs

2009-02-17 Thread Abhiyya
Muzaffar, only missing person found in 7 yrs AHMEDABAD: Muzaffar Shaikh, lost in 2002 riots from Gulbarg Society when he was only two-and-a-half-year-old, was found alive after

Bismillah [IslamCity] JNU approves madrasas for BA First Year admission eligibility

2009-02-12 Thread Abhiyya
JNU approves madrasas for BA First Year admission eligibility Submitted by admin4 on 9 February 2009 - 8:12pm. By Mumtaz Alam Falahi,, New Delhi: In a move that will lessen the

Bismillah [IslamCity] The other side of Slumdog Millionaire

2009-02-11 Thread Abhiyya
The poor man replied “It is the rich who are embarrassed at showcasing poverty. For us it is a reality and we have no objection to its portrayal.” Are we, the middle class,  behaving like ostriches fooling ourselves into believing that something that we do not see does not exist?   The other

Bismillah [IslamCity] Iran launches homegrown satellite

2009-02-06 Thread Abhiyya
Iran launches homegrown satellite Iran has launched its first domestically made satellite into orbit, state media reports. TV commentary said Monday's night-time launch from a Safir-2 rocket was another achievement for Iranian scientists under sanctions. The satellite was designed for

Bismillah [IslamCity] Global Financial Crises and Hugo Chavez - by Abdul Basit

2009-02-05 Thread Abhiyya
He also successfully initiated several reforms aimed at improving the social welfare of his people including land transfer program, a free government funded health care system and free education up to the University level.   Due to his reforms, family income among the poorest stratum grew more

Bismillah [IslamCity] Abortion

2009-02-04 Thread Abhiyya
  A worried woman went to her gynecologist and said:   'Doctor, I have a serious problem and desperately need your help! My baby is not even 1 yr. old and I'm pregnant again. I don't want kids so close together.' So the doctor said: 'Ok and what do you want me to do?' She said: 'I want you to

Bismillah [IslamCity] New IMAX Film - Journey to Mecca: In the Footsteps of Ibn Battuta

2009-02-02 Thread Abhiyya
Narrated by Oscar® award winning British actor, Ben Kingsley (Gandhi, Schindler’s List), Journey to Mecca stars Chems Eddine Zinoun (The Objective) as Ibn Battuta and Hassam Ghancy (Traitor, Rendition) as the Highwayman. This remarkable film will be distributed to Giant Screens worldwide by SK

Bismillah [IslamCity] Bolivia to take Israel to The Hague

2009-01-30 Thread Abhiyya
The Andean state says it is intended to make regional allies take a unified stance against the Israeli political and military leaders responsible for the offensive on the Gaza Strip and make it to stand trial at the international body in the Hague, said Sacha Llorenti, whose portfolio covers

Bismillah [IslamCity] Unseen Gaza

2009-01-28 Thread Abhiyya
Unseen Gaza Channel 4 Video Report - Broadcast - January 22, 2009 Is what has been presented on our screens and in our papers a true reflection of events on the ground in Gaza? And how do these reports differ to those aired in

Bismillah [IslamCity] Fw: MORE TRUTH ABOUT ZIONIST

2009-01-28 Thread Abhiyya
on holocoast   With Regards Abi   P Please consider the environment before printing this email. --- On Fri, 1/23/09, Zaras Kitchen wrote: From: Zaras Kitchen Subject: MORE TRUTH ABOUT ZIONIST Date: Friday, January 23, 2009, 5:45 AM  

Bismillah [IslamCity] Fw: Israel's deliberate attack on UNRWA school in Beit Lahia

2009-01-27 Thread Abhiyya
 Israel attacking a school which was seltering civilians. Attacked with white phosphorous bombs. With Regards Abi   P Please consider the environment before printing this email. --- On Wed, 1/21/09, Mukhtar-e-Saqafi wrote: From: Mukhtar-e-Saqafi

Bismillah [IslamCity] Chomsky Speaks: Undermining Gaza

2009-01-26 Thread Abhiyya
There's a theme that goes way back to the origins of Zionism. And it's a very rational theme: Let's delay negotiations and diplomacy as long as possible, and meanwhile we'll 'build facts on the ground.' So Israel will create the basis for what some eventual agreement will ratify, but the

Bismillah [IslamCity] Ahmadinejad's letter to Saudi Arabia

2009-01-22 Thread Abhiyya
Ahmadinejad's letter to Saudi Arabia Thu, 15 Jan 2009 15:59:53 GMT The following is Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's letter to Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz, urging him to take a clear stance on the

Bismillah [IslamCity] Muslims are the new 'coolies'

2009-01-22 Thread Abhiyya
As I waited for my luggage I was reminded of Gandhi and his predicament 116 years ago. The Muslims are the new 'coolies' to be harassed and abused with impunity by one and all. Muslims are the new 'coolies' Submitted by admin on 16 January 2009 - 10:09pm.

Bismillah [IslamCity] 'Hamas fighters kill 12 Israeli soldiers'

2009-01-19 Thread Abhiyya
'Hamas fighters kill 12 Israeli soldiers' With Regards Abi   P Please consider the environment before printing this email.

Bismillah [IslamCity] Palestinian Government Open Letter to Chavez

2009-01-15 Thread Abhiyya
The following is the full text of an open letter sent by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Gaza to Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, on January 12, 2009. The Gaza government was deposed by PA President Mahmoud Abbas in 2007. However, the elected Hamas government in Gaza considered Abbas'

Bismillah [IslamCity] Unending brutality: Israel Kills 40 Palestinian At UN School

2009-01-11 Thread Abhiyya
The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing - Albert Einstein   Israel Kills 40 Palestinian At UN School   By Aljazeera   Earlier in the day, two people were killed when an artillery shell hit a school in the southern town of

Re: Bismillah [IslamCity] Boycott Israeli products: Terrorism of Israel

2009-01-09 Thread Abhiyya
Say Boycott US. It's only because of US support Israel dare to attack Gaza. And without their support, nothing would have happened. With Regards Abi --- On Wed, 12/31/08, wrote: From: Subject: Bismillah [IslamCity] Boycott

Bismillah [IslamCity] Chavez: The Israel US Presidents should be taken to International Criminal Court

2009-01-07 Thread Abhiyya
'The Holocaust, that is what is happening right now in Gaza,' Mr Chavez said in televised comments earlier on Tuesday. 'The president of Israel at this moment should be taken to the International Criminal Court together with the President of the United States.' Venezuela expels Israel envoy

Bismillah [IslamCity] Fw: Hamas in the eyes of an expert - Al Jazeera

2009-01-07 Thread Abhiyya
As received With Regards Abi --- On Sun, 1/4/09, Abdul Salam N. Muhammed wrote: From: Abdul Salam N. Muhammed Subject: Hamas in the eyes of an expert - Al Jazeera To: Date: Sunday, January 4, 2009, 12:38 AM _filtered #yiv1146013431 {

Bismillah [IslamCity] The Gaza Ghetto and Western Cant - By TARIQ ALI

2009-01-05 Thread Abhiyya
‘Nobody can reject or condemn the revolt of a people that has been suffering under military occupation for forty-five years against occupation force’: the words of General Shlomo Gazit, former chief of Israeli military intelligence, in 1993.   December 30, 2008 Official Apathy The Gaza Ghetto

Bismillah [IslamCity] Fw: Pirates Of The Mediterranean: Yvonne Ridley

2009-01-04 Thread Abhiyya
NOT content with committing war crimes and human rights atrocities in full view of the world, Israel has now confirmed itself as a rogue state by launching into international piracy With Regards Abi --- On Tue, 12/30/08, Iqbal Soofi wrote: From: Iqbal Soofi

Bismillah [IslamCity] Israel's failure to learn

2009-01-04 Thread Abhiyya
The most plausible theory, however, is that reported by the Haaretz, which states Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak has been planning this operation, known as Operation Cast Lead, into the Gaza strip well over six months. Those six months of relative peace were used by the IDF for

Bismillah [IslamCity] Stop Gaza Slaughter

2008-12-31 Thread Abhiyya
Resistance to Israeli occupation – a right? Posted December 29, 2008   Palestinians are a people under occupation who has the right to self-determination under the UN Charter, the Declaration on Principles of International Law concerning Friendly Relations and Co-operation among States in

Bismillah [IslamCity] Fw: History of Israel

2008-12-31 Thread Abhiyya
As received   With Regards Abi --- On Mon, 12/29/08, Burhan Abro wrote: From: Burhan Abro Subject: (SPN) History of Israel To: Date: Monday, December 29, 2008, 2:30 PM Israel is to become the watchdog. There is no fear that Israel will

Bismillah [IslamCity] Gaza families eat grass as Israel locks border

2008-12-31 Thread Abhiyya
“We had one meal today - khobbeizeh,” said Abu Amra, 43, showing the leaves of a plant that grows along the streets of Gaza. “Every day, I wake up and start looking for wood and plastic to burn for fuel and I beg. When I find nothing, we eat this grass.” Gaza families eat grass as Israel locks

Bismillah [IslamCity] Nellie: India’s forgotten massacre - Harsh Mander

2008-12-16 Thread Abhiyya
Six hundred and eighty eight criminal cases were filed in connection with Nellie organised massacre and of these 310 cases were charge-sheeted. The remaining 378 cases were closed due to the police claim of “lack of evidence”. But all the 310 charge-sheeted cases were dropped by the AGP

Bismillah [IslamCity] Are those working for intelligence agencies above the law? - Amaresh Misra

2008-12-15 Thread Abhiyya
This again brings the question of who would benefit from Karkare's death and the timing of the Mumbai attack―it is important to emphasize that all contractual terrorist operations are, and I am quoting a CIA manual here (the CIA and the Mossad excel in contract terrorism as can be seen from

Bismillah [IslamCity] NDTV Simi Agarwal says that the flags she sees in slums are Pakistani flag

2008-12-06 Thread Abhiyya
Dear Simi Agarwal,   All that's green is not a Pakistani flag!! With Regards Abi --- On Sun, 11/30/08, Vinod  wrote: From: vinod Subject: NDTV Simi Agarwal says that the flags she sees in slums are Pakistani flag To:  Date: Sunday, November 30, 2008, 11:34 PM Please listen to the last

Bismillah [IslamCity] Who Benefits From Mumbai Terror Attacks? - Binu Mathew

2008-12-04 Thread Abhiyya
And now to the question that is on everybody's mind. Who did this dastardly act? Although, this is not the topic of this article and also it is for the investigation agencies to decide, and as I dont want to engage in wild guesses I can suggest only this much, those forces who destroyed the

Bismillah [IslamCity] Mumbai attack: Terrorists spoke Marathi?

2008-12-04 Thread Abhiyya
Te newspaper said the terrorists who targeted ATS chief Hemant Karkare, police commissioner Ashok Kamte and encounter specialist Vijay Salaskar were speaking Marathi fluently   Mumbai attack: Terrorists spoke Marathi? Submitted by mumtaz on 29 November 2008 - 2:26pm.

Bismillah [IslamCity] Suspects were trained to lie

2008-12-01 Thread Abhiyya
“With his military intelligence background and knowledge of interrogation procedures, this strategy to derail investigation in the event of being arrested was designed by Purohit,” said a police officer involved in the probe   Suspects were trained to lie // Stavan Desai Presley Thomas,

Bismillah [IslamCity] The first Abdullah Yusuf Ali memorial lecture

2008-11-30 Thread Abhiyya
      2:45 pm | Sunday 14 December 2008 | 16 Dhu al-Hijjah 1429 Conference Hall, International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies (IAIS) Malaysia, Jalan Elmu, off Jalan Universiti, Kuala Lumpur This inaugral lecture in memory of Abdullah Yusuf

Bismillah [IslamCity] Mumbai Terror Attack: an observation

2008-11-29 Thread Abhiyya
I personally belive it's too early to rush into any conclusions. At the same time, no possibilities should be ignored. And that's why I'm forwarding this opinion of Mr. Amaresh Misra With Regards Abi Thursday, 27 November 2008 Mumbai The Mossad Angle GAUTAM ADHIKARI SPEAK UP… DO

Bismillah [IslamCity] Several Days in Afghanistan as an Unembedded Journalist - YVONNE RIDLEY

2008-11-21 Thread Abhiyya
“The only winners emerging from Afghanistan these days are the drug barons who preside over the world’s largest heroin trade and the pimps who control the Chinese prostitutes operating from the scores of bordellos and brothels which have emerged since the US military occupation.” Several Days

Bismillah [IslamCity] Convocation, Jamia Milia Islamia

2008-11-21 Thread Abhiyya
Greetings!   Please find attached the Convocation Address that I delivered at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi on October 30th. The address was delivered in the august presence of celebrated artistes and dignitaries like Naseeruddin Shah, Shabana Azmi, Askhar Ali Engineer, and Kapila Vatsayan.  

Bismillah [IslamCity] Education - Kerala: Reforms in question

2008-11-18 Thread Abhiyya
The findings of the 18-member group of academicians led by the Vice-Chairman of the Kerala State Higher Education Council, Dr. K.N. Panikkar, is, however, an unexpected outcome of the bitter political controversy and related violence that rocked the State recently over the contents of a few new

Bismillah [IslamCity] Defending The Idea Of India - Political Resolution

2008-11-04 Thread Abhiyya
1) Call for the resignation of Shivraj Patil, Home Minister of India for his abject failure to prevent bomb attacks in major Indian cities; take action against Hindutva terrorists despite evidence provided to him by civil society groups; stop the Sangh Parivar's attacks on Christian populations

Bismillah [IslamCity] The world's next oil superpower? Brazil

2008-11-01 Thread Abhiyya
Four miles under the ocean's surface off Brazil's lush coast lie billions of barrels of recently discovered light crude -- a treasure that could transform the country into an oil superpower The world's next oil superpower? Brazil Country plans to share riches, once it reaches remote fields

Bismillah [IslamCity] The real travesty - Harsh Mander

2008-10-30 Thread Abhiyya
They found (and surreptitiously photographed with mobile phone cameras) half a dozen or more bullet injuries on the top of 17-year-old Sajid’s skull. It is evident that he was held down and shot many times into his head. This could not be the “encounter killing” of a beleaguered police

Bismillah [IslamCity] Are we living in the period of mob justice ?

2008-10-19 Thread Abhiyya
Are we living in the period of mob justice where it is not the principles of Truth and Justice which rule the judicial system but the collective conscience of society? - Shiva Sunder, Journalist   Hindu intellectuals' take on terrorism, serial blasts Submitted by Tarique Anwar on 8 October 2008

Bismillah [IslamCity] Media, Muslims and Mujahideen - Mubasshir Mushtaq

2008-10-13 Thread Abhiyya
India’s 160 million Muslims have a problem: fear. And nobody is willing to even listen to them. They are the in-betweens of India’s fight against terrorism. They want to be part of the solution and not part of the problem. India needs to integrate them. A Muslim friend put it bluntly,

Bismillah [IslamCity] Is there a Muslim mindset?

2008-10-06 Thread Abhiyya
Some sociologists say Muslims are treated like pariahs in many places. Nobody knows this better than Vadodara-based scholar-activist J S Bandukwala. After he miraculously escaped a frenzied mob during the Gujarat riots of 2002, Bandukwala's university allotted him a government house in a block

Bismillah [IslamCity] Eid Mubarak

2008-10-06 Thread Abhiyya
Dear Friends, With Regards Abi

Bismillah [IslamCity] Fasting banned in China?

2008-10-05 Thread Abhiyya
source: The New York Times:   The following article is from The New York Times. Basically, Communist Chinese governments are cracking down on Muslims practicing Ramadan. The following things have been put in place: 1. A ban on

Bismillah [IslamCity] Two Articles on Forced Conversion

2008-09-21 Thread Abhiyya
The government has been pressurizing the Muslims to convert to the Hindu religion or face eviction from their land   Forced Conversion In Gujarat By Shabnam Hashmi 17 September, 2008 Today morning a battery of Forest officers and police descended on the village of Nandapeda

Bismillah [IslamCity] Fw: An Open letter to Prime Minister

2008-09-20 Thread Abhiyya
With Regards Abi --- On Mon, 9/15/08, Prof Ram [EMAIL PROTECTED] Prof Ram [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: AN OPEN LETTER TO THE PRIME MINISTER OF INDIA   September 15, 2008 New Delhi   Dear Dr. Manmohan Singh,   The blasts in Delhi (September 12, 2008) are another in the series of

Bismillah [IslamCity] Twenty Questions: Social Justice Quiz 2008

2008-09-20 Thread Abhiyya
True or false? People in the United States spend nearly twice as much on pet food as the US government spends on aid to help foreign countries. Twenty Questions: Social Justice Quiz 2008   By Bill Quigley 11 September, 2008 (Answers Below) 1. How

Bismillah [IslamCity] Paradise Found

2008-09-19 Thread Abhiyya
Paradise Found: A Documentary on Islamic Architecture With Regards Abi

Bismillah [IslamCity] Muslims organs urges Govt. to stop witch hunting, demand thorough and transparent investigation

2008-09-17 Thread Abhiyya
Tamilnadu Muslim Munnetra Kazhagam also condemns the trend of putting the blame on Muslims even before the commencement of preliminary investigations in the blasts. In Tamilnadu Muslims were not responsible for the Bomb blasts at the RSS office in Tenkasi. In Maharashtra on two occasions,

Bismillah [IslamCity] Not One Cent For Gaza - By Yvonne Ridley

2008-09-13 Thread Abhiyya
Gaza is the world's largest open air prison and its infrastructure, emergency services and day to day operations have been crippled by the brutal Israeli-led siege. Yet despite this, Hamas - since it kicked out the corrupt Fatah fat cats last year - has managed to try and hold things together

Bismillah [IslamCity] Two articles on the health of heart and kidneys

2008-09-11 Thread Abhiyya
Every sixth patient with heart attack is below 40 years of age. Young Indians have a five to 10 fold higher rate of heart attacks and deaths as compared to Western population. Indians all over the world have the highest rate of mortality and morbidity for heart attacks whereas the incidence of

Bismillah [IslamCity] Being a Dalit in India: Facts and Figures

2008-09-09 Thread Abhiyya
Being a Dalit in India: Facts and Figures Posted by samathain on August 26, 2008   Every 18 minutes: A crime is committed against a Dalit Every day: 3 Dalit women are raped 2 Dalits are murdered 2 Dalits Houses are burnt

Bismillah [IslamCity] Anwar rises above allegations of immorality to challenge the foundations of UMNO rule in Malaysia

2008-09-04 Thread Abhiyya
Anwar rises above allegations of immorality to challenge the foundations of UMNO rule in Malaysia By Abdar Rahman Koya in Kuala Lumpur If the trend of powerful political parties expiring after fifty years’ rule is anything to go by, then Malaysia ’s

Bismillah [IslamCity] Let The Hindus Also Do Missionary Work - Kancha Ilaiah

2008-09-01 Thread Abhiyya
Let The Hindus Also Do Missionary Work By Kancha Ilaiah Yoginder Sikand 31 August, 2008 Kancha Ilaiah, Professor of Political Science at Osmania University, Hyderabad, is a leading ideologue of the Dalit-Bahujan movement. He is a prolific writer,

Bismillah [IslamCity] Fw: Shabnam Hashmi's letter to the Prime Minister

2008-08-30 Thread Abhiyya
Gujarat 2002 is being repeated in Orissa right now. The minority under attack has changed from the Muslim to the Christian. The perpetrators remain the same. The Vishva Hindu Parishad and various other Sangh outfits. With Regards Abi --- On Wed, 8/27/08, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Bismillah [IslamCity] Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish nomore

2008-08-12 Thread Abhiyya
Where should we go after the last frontiers, where should the birds fly after the last sky? Mahmoud Darwish - The Earth Is Closing on Us The predominant Palestinian poet, whose work has been translated into more than 20 languages and won numerous international awards, died following open heart

Bismillah [IslamCity] UN warning on India child health

2008-08-09 Thread Abhiyya
Sri Lanka - which has one of the longest running civil wars in the region - has managed to cut down on child deaths by half since 1990 because it has emphasised on health care, Unicef says UN warning on India child health Millions of

Bismillah [IslamCity] Muslim Women: The Dangerous Triangle - Nigar Ataulla

2008-08-07 Thread Abhiyya
When discussing women's rights, there is sometimes the underlying agenda of bashing men and snatching our rights. I somehow find this sometimes unnerving, making me somewhat uncomfortable in the circle of firebrand Muslim feminists. My question is: Why should a woman beg for her rights? When 

Bismillah [IslamCity] Need for a neutral panel to oversee investigations into terror attacks: Majlis-e-Mushawarat

2008-07-31 Thread Abhiyya
Dr. Khan asked the central government to form a high powered neutral panel of retired judges, human rights activists, top lawyers and journalists to oversee the investigations into all terrorist acts. Need for a neutral panel to oversee investigations into terror attacks: Majlis-e-Mushawarat


2008-07-28 Thread Abhiyya
--- On Sat, 7/26/08, PRASHANT Ahmedabad [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: From: PRASHANT Ahmedabad [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: STATEMENT on THE BLASTS IN AHMEDABAD To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Saturday, July 26, 2008, 9:51 PM We condemn .in no uncertain terms the bomb blasts in Ahmedabad,

Bismillah [IslamCity] Terror's New Face..

2008-07-28 Thread Abhiyya
Pls. read the forwarded message. With Regards Abi --- On Sat, 7/26/08, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Worth reading in the context of the Bangalore and Ahmedabad blasts.. Rebecca. - - - - - - Herald, Panjim, 19 June 2008

Bismillah [IslamCity] Enlightening Words

2008-07-23 Thread Abhiyya
 He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger: Muhammad   = Do not say, that if the people do good to us, we will do good to them; and if the people oppress us, we will oppress them; but determine that if people do you good, you

Bismillah [IslamCity] Help the poor, pleads Mandela as he turns 90

2008-07-21 Thread Abhiyya
Glory to you Nelson, for 25 years from a solitary prison you defended human dignity! Fidel Castro wrote in a brief note to Mandela that was published in the Communist youth newspaper Juventud Rebelde and appeared in other state-controlled media. You knew how to resist and, without wanting to or

Bismillah [IslamCity] Book review: Mapilla Muslims-A Study on Society and Anti-Colonial Struggles

2008-07-17 Thread Abhiyya
The book's treatment of the period of Mapilla history till the exit of the British is excellent, dealing with critical aspects of Mapilla history and culture in a summarized and easily readable form. However, a detailed post-1947 history of this fascinating Muslim community still waits to be

Bismillah [IslamCity] Coalition for Nuclear Disarmament and Peace - discussion on Indo-US Nuclear Deal

2008-07-16 Thread Abhiyya
Coalition for Nuclear Disarmament and Peace Coalition for Nuclear Disarmament and Peace Invites you for discussion on *Indo-US Nuclear Deal:* *The Dangerous Deception* On Saturday July 19th, 2008, 02.30 p.m. At Deputy Speaker's Hall Constitution Club, V. P. House Rafi Marg, New Delhi

Bismillah [IslamCity] Hitler's avatar seeks US visa - Muqtedar Khan

2008-07-16 Thread Abhiyya
Modi is a self-styled disciple of Adolf Hitler. He has often expressed his admiration for Hitler and even members of his own party sometimes refer to him as the Hitler of India. In Gujarat, Adolf Hitler is glorified in higher secondary school textbooks. Modi and the state of Gujarat's growing

Bismillah [IslamCity] From Triumph To Torture - John Pilger

2008-07-10 Thread Abhiyya
The Israelis were trying to punish me for the work I am doing and getting the message out, Omer told IPS from his bed in the European Hospital in Gaza. But they won't break me. As soon as I am better, and my limbs are working properly, I will be back on the beat and reporting what is happening.

Bismillah [IslamCity] Terrorism - How not to combat it - Ashgar Ali Engineer

2008-07-06 Thread Abhiyya
The remedy for this terrorist violence is also simple. Declare war against terrorism, do away with concept of humans rights, find some puppets to fight its war against terror, put some suspected youth in jails and torture them till they die or go mad and feel safe from further terrorist

Bismillah [IslamCity] Ahmedabad pays tributes to martyrs of Hindu-Muslim unity

2008-07-06 Thread Abhiyya
When they reached Khand-ni-Sheri in Jamalpur area to save a Dalit family, the mob threatened to kill them but they did not budge and lied down on the road to prevent the rioters from going ahead. The fanatics killed Vasant and Rajab but spared the Dalit family. The pair of a Hindu and a Muslim

Bismillah [IslamCity] Fw: EXCELLENCE MOVIE

2008-07-06 Thread Abhiyya
With Regards Abi --- On Wed, 7/2/08, Zaras Kitchen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: From: Zaras Kitchen [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: EXCELLENCE MOVIE To: ZARAS [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Wednesday, July 2, 2008, 3:50 AM     WORTH WATCHING  

Bismillah [IslamCity] Investigations of terror attacks lack fairness

2008-07-04 Thread Abhiyya
It may be noted that the Jaipur blast happened just before the final phase of election in Karnataka, and this has clearly helped the BJP. - Abhiyya There are strong possibilities and reasons as many civil right groups argue that the hindutva organizations are behind this blast and many other

Bismillah [IslamCity] Mohammed's Sword - Uri Avenry

2008-07-04 Thread Abhiyya
Why did the Pope utter these words in public? And why now? There is no escape from viewing them against the background of the new Crusade of Bush and his evangelist supporters, with his slogans of Islamofascism and the Global War on Terrorism--when terrorism has become a synonym for Muslims.

Bismillah [IslamCity] Rape Victims Greedy Father; Pitfalls in criminal justice system - Ravinder Singh

2008-07-03 Thread Abhiyya
  Rape Victims Greedy Father; Pitfalls in criminal justice system     Unlike in developed countries victims of criminal assault get substantial compensation that bankrupted Mike Tyson, in India they get almost nothing by way of compensation and poverty of the victim’s family over rides the

Bismillah [IslamCity] Teesta on communalism, minority rights and politics

2008-07-03 Thread Abhiyya
Teesta on communalism, minority rights and politics Submitted by kashif on 26 June 2008 - 1:48am.   By Md. Ali, No one term can describe her activism. Her area of work is vast and very risky

Bismillah [IslamCity] On 7th Grade School Text Book

2008-07-02 Thread Abhiyya
On 7th Grade School Text Book   Actually I was thinking that the present public outrage against the social studies book for 7th standard was unnecessary. However, after reading the page no. 24th of the book, I changed my mind. A translation of the said page is given below:   All this don’t

Bismillah [IslamCity] The World�s Top 20 Public Intellectuals

2008-07-01 Thread Abhiyya
A hitherto largely unknown Turkish Islamic scholar, Fethullah Gülen, has been voted the world's top intellectual in a poll to find the leading 100 thinkers, reported Guardian. Gülen, the author of more than 60 books, won a landslide triumph after the survey - which is organised by

Bismillah [IslamCity] Criminalising Activism

2008-07-01 Thread Abhiyya
If you stand with the poor, redress their grievances, raise their issues, support their causes and fight for their rights; be ready to face the consequences, because all these come under the purview of crime in democratic country like India. You can be abused, alleged, tortured, booked under

Bismillah [IslamCity] Where temple, masjid coexist

2008-06-29 Thread Abhiyya
Where temple, masjid coexist B. Madhu Gopal - 26-year-old Anil Kumar has created a replica of Makkah Masjid on the first floor of Ramalayam near Poorna Market

Bismillah [IslamCity] Skewed Media Approach to Terrorism

2008-06-28 Thread Abhiyya
My point is simple: we need an even-handed approach in discussing (and dealing with) 'terrorism'. Turning a blind eye to one form of it, just because it claims to speak for the majority of Indians, can only make the situation even more precarious for all of us. Skewed Media Approach To

Bismillah [IslamCity] 45-day deadline on gas pipeline ends

2008-06-27 Thread Abhiyya
45-day deadline on gas pipeline ends Sujay Mehdudia India, Iran, Pakistan yet to discuss key issues - LNG, IPI pipeline deal inter-linked Pranab scheduled to visit Tehran on July 29-30 -

Bismillah [IslamCity] Hindu radicals behind Thane theatre blast

2008-06-27 Thread Abhiyya
Hindu radicals behind Thane theatre blast Stavan Desai Sweta Ramanujan-Dixit, Hindustan Times Mumbai, June 17, 2008 Two persons were

Bismillah [IslamCity] Target Iran: Christian Fundamentalists' Road To The End Of The World - By Yoginder Sikand

2008-06-17 Thread Abhiyya
It is not only because of insatiable greed for oil, or because of America's addiction to war or because of Bush's obvious mental instability that America and its allies now seem hell-bent on attacking Iran, although these factors are certainly important. These blood-thirsty votaries of the

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