1-15 February 2014

Table of Contents

26/11 Probe: A Seismic Book (Sumit Paul) 1

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 1


Issue / Opinion

AAP, be careful, potholes ahead...  (Salman Sultan) 2

It’s Modi’s ‘story’, not history   (Sumit Paul) 2

It’s a revolution, Mr Home Minister 2

Dedh Ishqiya: Triumph of Urdu (Sumit Paul) 2

Are Mulayam & son really concerned about riot victims? (Sumit Paul) 2

Why does Islam prohibit gold and silk for men? (Sumit Paul) 2



Report on Persecution of Christians in India presented to govt.  3



“Muslims and their problems get no weightage in the country’s development model”: Shariff  (N. A. Ansari) 4

Jamiat Ahl-e Hadees splits  (N. A. Ansari) 4

Mosque handed over to Muslims in Punjab  (N. A. Ansari ) 4

Crippled in both legs, he provided jobs to 400 (N. A. Ansari) 4






Modi’s Caste and Hindutva Political Strategies    (Ram Puniyani) 6 

About 200 Muslim youth rot in MP jails under UAPA (N. A. Ansari) 6

Riot, curfew in Pratpagarh, Rajasthan  6



As elections approach, it’s riots time again  (N. A. Ansari) 7

Tension simmers in Ujjain  (A. G. Khan ) 7

MP districts on high alert following clashes in Rajasthan  (A. G. Khan) 7

Five relief camps for Muzaffarnagar riots-hit people  7

Muzaffarnagar riots affected people and social workers approach apex court against UP govt.  7

Communal riots in Rajasthan 7



The Muslim Personal Law (Dr Zafarul-Islam Khan)    8 

Need for Muslim- BJP Dialogue (M. K. Sherwani) 8



Margao verdict: Will the witch hunt begin for IM now? (Mustafa Khan )  9

“Intensity, number of terror attacks could rise”: West Bengal governor 9

Three POTA-accused Muslims acquitted after 12 years 9

Lucknow Uni. VC regrets Muslim student’s body-frisking  9



Gaw Kadal massacre victims remembered            (Afsana Rashid) 10

New administrative units opposed     (Afsana Rashid) 10

Hurriyat (Farooq) splits... (Afsana Rashid) 10

...Unexpected problems for Hurriyat (Geelani) (Afsana Rashid) 10

Pathribal: Military Court Fails Victims 10



Indian Premier & Media (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 11

Open Letter to Chairman, UP Sunni Central Waqf Board  (Akmal Husain) 11

Entire India wants AAP to discipline Police, starting from Delhi  11


Men & Women In News

Syedna Burhanuddin  (Qureish Raghib) 12

Asghar Ajazi (Mansoor Ahmad Ajazi ) 12


Special Report

26/11 should be probed again, demands SM Mushrif (Azam Shahab ) 13

INL opens office in Delhi  13

Seminar on Ferdowsi’s Shahnama 13

Imam Muhammad Qasim Nanotwi award to Maulana Salim Qasmi 13

United Muslim Organisation meets at Aligarh 13


Community News

21st extension for Nanavati Commission        14

Madrasas, guest houses etc to be built on vacant Waqf land  14

Delhi witnessed 487 murders in 2013               14

200 persons selected in IICC’s job fair                 14

WB’s TN Congress government’s expenditure for Muslims                        14

Case registered against protestors                          14

Qazi’s protests sparks protest and counter protests                    14

Unhel Muslims lodge protest for demonizing them                14

BJP wooing Salim Khan           14

‘Dabang’ turns into pigeon           14

Gujarat dumps "Aap" kites    14

Raj. police to visit mosques etc to know different religions 14

Haj Council for prospective Indian Hajis on Malaysian pattern approved  (N. A. Ansari) 14


Community News

Delhi Minorities panel seeks powers                   15

Loan scholarships given by Popular Front to poor students                  15

Demands to unreserved Muslim-majority seats                       15

Kapil Sibal promises to make Aalia degree equal to BA                  15

International Seminar on Abul Qasim Zahrawi’s legacy in medicine and surgery                   (N. A. Ansari ) 15



10 Things You Didn’t Know About President Mursi    16

Post-9/11, US has taken targeted killings to new high 16



God wouldn’t be just if He didn’t send Sharon straight to hell   (Khalid Amayreh in occupied Palestine. ) 17

The Fake Election in Bangladesh  17



The Curse of 98 Percent Returns to Haunt the Egyptians  (Karamatullah K. Ghori  ) 18

40% of occupied Palestine is Israeli military bases  18

NSA scoops up millions of text messages a day 18


Books from Pharos Media, publishers of MG 19


Islamic Perspective

Prophet Muhammad: Master of Tolerance  20



Book: 26/11 Probe — Why Judiciary Also Failed?, Author: S.M. Mushrif, Publisher: Pharos Media, New Delhi (books@pharosmedia.com), Year: 2014, Pages: 218 (with DVD containing footages of important incidents), ISBN: 978-81-7221-062-5, Price: Rs 275/Euro 11 (Mohammad Zeyaul Haque) 21

Book in Urdu on Hindutva terror 21 


MG Classifieds 22


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

Muzaffarnagar riots (Steven Boyd) 23

The Silent Suffering  (Gabriel Rosello ) 23

Muslims, AAP and Congress     (Ghulam Muhammed) 23

No Modi please   (Abdullah) 23

Dharna a political gimmick   (Wakeel Ahmad) 23

The Dangerous Embryonic Stem Cells   (Jose Antonio Calvo Baena) 23

Uniform and skin (S. Akhtar) 23

Khwateen ke liye parde ka intezam hai   (Faheemuddin) 23

State Bank to open accounts with Urdu signatures     (Galib Ansari) 23

Woman's honour  (S. Akhtar) 23

Shahbano Case   (Dr. M. Hashim Kidwai) 23

Killing of political leaders In India Is not unusual  (Dr AH Maqdoomi) 23

Taslima Nasreen  (M. A. Khan) 23

Sharon    (Syed Sultan Mohiddin) 23

Getting Saudi visa online a dream of millions (Er Mueen H Salati) 23

Deep State in India (M Naqqaad) 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