1-15 August 2013

Table of Contents

Ram may not bless Narendra Modi (Mohammad Shahid)1

IM and the business of terror (Zafarul-Islam Khan) 1

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 1


Issue / Opinion

Terrorism: the Weapon of the Weak (Javed Jamil) 2

Indian Muslims on election fences  (Zaigham Murtaza) 2

Modi’s “Race Termination Syndrome” (Sumit Paul) 2



India’s counterterrorism laws being widely misused: Human Rights Watch 3

UP Govt. removes tent, Rihai Manch dharna continues 3

2006 Malegaon blast: Muslim accused file discharge application 3

White Paper on Terrorism 3



Banks Caught Red Handed! 4

Ishrat’s cold blooded murder: “crowning glory” (A. G. Khan) 4

The David Headley Lies (Justice for Ishrat Campaign, 6 July 2013) 4

Government considering giving compensations to Muslims found innocent (N. A. Ansari) 4



Series of communal riots within a week in Ramadan  (N. A. Ansari)  5

Muslim leaders slam Shakeel Ahmed’s ‘irresponsible’ remark

We need to talk about IM  5



Hindu Nationalism versus Indian Nationalism   (Ram Puniyani) 6 

India’s Hindus are secular: Prof Bandukwala 6



UPA’s last window of opportunity (Syed Zafar Mahmood) 7

Yet another Urdu Editor’s Conference (Hafeez Nomani) 7



An Open Letter to the President (Dr Irfan Khan) 8 



Who could be behind Bodhgaya? (Mustafa Khan) 9

Christians suffer as politicians chase the Hindu vote  (John Dayal) 9

A cruel or serious joke with terror? (Mustafa Kamal Sherwani  ) 9



Life sentence to two Kashmiris for arms smuggling            (Afsana Rashid) 10

BSF kills Four at Gool    (Afsana Rashid) 10

Kashmiri killed in Mumbai (Afsana Rashid) 10

New generation writers are scripting Kashmir’s story (Z.G. Muhammad) 10



Political Rhetoric: Secularism vs Communalism (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 11

Mr President: allow law to take its course in Ishrat case   11


Men & Women In News

Great is the one who is regarded as great by others  (Hafeez Nomani) 12


Special Report

Delhi’s Qaumi School on verge of closure 13

A Documentary on Khalid Mujahid 13


Condolence Meeting For Victims Of Uttarakhand  13

Mohammed drops in for Zakir lecture 13


Community News

IB’s trump card: Batla House Encounter   (A. G. Khan) 14

Mughal-e Azam voted the greatest Bollywood film in UK poll        14

Bhagwad Gita prescribed in MP school syllabus       14

Nine thousand persons in West UP planning to incite riots          14

Maharashtra’ first minority medical college recognised by MCI         14

Gujarat’s Muslim Trust’s Sadbhavna      14

Medical College approved for Integral University      14

Stone pelting between communities in Gujarat       14

Rescue teams: Secular credentials  14

Ahmedabad school following apartheid policy   14

Rahman Khan pleads for STF for identification of real terrorists (N. A. Ansari) 14


Community News

Gujarat home ministry’s officials most corrupt       15

Six months Arabic language course in IGNOU            15

Foundation stone of Kerala’s Knowledge City Centre laid             15

At least two Muslim constables in each police station of UP         15

First Muslim educational institution in Kolhapur in a century           15

Website of All India Association of Arabic Teachers and Scholars inaugurated      (N. A. Ansari) 15

J&K’s Immaad Muzaffar becomes ‘World Student Icon’       15

Separate water connection on communal ground          15

3 year imprisonment for Modi’s minister        15

Delhi Waqf Board to ensure annual raise in Imams’ pay        15

Asghar Bhai  (A. G. Khan) 15



Exposing the hypocrisy of Egypt’s liberal elite  16



Conclusion of last 17



Egypt: Coup d'État - Act II (Tariq Ramadan) 18


Books from Pharos Media, publishers of MG 19


Islamic Perspective

How to retain our Spirituality after Ramadan 20



Book: Re-Emerging Islamic Civilization, Author: Eric Walberg, Clarity Press, Inc. http://www.claritypress.com, Available in the US from Clarity Press, amazon.com etc., Year: 2013, Pages:  369 pp., ISBN: 978-0-9853353-8-0, Price: $26.95    21

Shah Waliullah Dehlawi ki Qur’ani khidmaat 21


MG Classifieds 22


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

Army Rule in AMU (M. Yunus Khan) 23

MPs’ letter to Obama re. Modi (Muhammad Adeeb) 23

Renaming of UGC    (Dr. M. Hashim Kidwai) 23

Indian Buddhists are different from Burmese  (Abdur Razzaque Ansari) 23

A tale of two neighbours  (Faheemuddin) 23

On Aamir Raza Resignation From BJP  (Prof. Shamim Ahmad) 23

We have become suicidal (Nazneen O. Saherwala) 23

Modi a Hindu nationalist?   (Dr Maqdoomi) 23

Is it ‘Paak’ Sthaan?  (Sultan A. Patel) 23

BJP, murder and terror activities  (Zuber Ahmed Khan) 23

Actor Pran   (S. Sultan Mohiddin) 23

Casteism and High Court  (     Maqdoomi) 23

Indian Mujahideen (Faheemuddin) 23

Institutions betray people    (Sankara Narayanan) 23



Charity Alliance (Registered trust, Zakat India) 17

Idarah Al-Hasanaat (Rampur) 17

Qur’an – A verse a day 22

Kaanti (Weekly and Monthly) 22

Taarikh Tadween Sunnat – Islamic Studies Academy (Pvt.) Ltd. 22

Urdu Book Review 22

India’s first and only Scientific and Informative Urdu Magazine 22

With best compliments from Kaleem Kawaja (Washington DC) 24