1-15 July 2014

Table of Contents

Shocking facts about Maharashtra Muslims   1

Ishrat Jahan Case to be the first casualty of Modi Regime 1

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 1


Issue / Opinion

An American Conspiracy  (Sumit Paul) 2



Case still pending, 27 years after Hashimpura massacre (N. A. Ansari)  3

White Paper on Terrorism 



560 farmers committed suicide in Maharashtra this year   (N. A. Ansari) 4

Ancient Hindu texts to be made part of academic syllabus under new govt   (N. A. Ansari)       4

RTI and Aspirations of People (MG Correspondent )     4

Achchhe Din!     (Ram Puniyani) 4

End Caste-Based Rape, Violence: UN Rights Council  4

Azamgarh tops UP districts in high school results 4



Misinterpretation of Constitution not acceptable      (N. A. Ansari) 5

Another person attacked in Maharashtra after Mohsin Shaikh’s murder   5

Muslims held after Pune violence say excess in Yerwada jail 5

Mushawarat appeals for the release of Indians “abducted” in Iraq 5

Sending Indian Muslim youth to Iraq improper: Mushawarat 5

MIM wants Saudi Consulate in Hyderabad 5



Love Thy Neighbor: Nawaz Sharif’s Visit to India (Ram Puniyani) 6

Christian brutally murdered in Odisha  6

The Official Language of the Union Govt (M R Shamshad) 6



Jamia Nagar Police station sets an example  (N. A. Ansari) 7

12 percent reservation for Muslims in Telangana   7

8th Mahfoozur Rahman Memorial lecture (N. A. Ansari) 7

Bitter harvest of a poisonous campaign  7



Rise and fall of India’s civilisational, cultural and moral assets in Persian   8

Operation Polarization on in Maharashtra: Pune, Sholapur and Nanded (Mustafa Khan)    8



Mushawarat Working Committee deliberates on milli, national and international issues        9 

No job is greater than the next     9



J&K: Modi govt ready for dialogue with conditions           (Afsana Rashid) 10

Parties get ready for assembly elections      (Afsana Rashid) 10

Restrictions on “Quit Kashmir” agitation (Afsana Rashid) 10

The Gujarat Model   (Sanjiv Bhatt, IPS) 10



Modi’s Communication Skills Falter!  (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 11

Let Sai Baba controversy initiate Worship of God alone!   (Dr Javed Jamil) 11

Our Linguistic Troglodytism  (Sumit Paul) 11


Men & Women In News

ALLAMA MASHRIQI   (Nasim Yousaf) 12


Special Report

Development of minorities under the new Central govt    13

34 Muslims clear UPSC exams   13

An Enchanting Shaam-e-Ghazal with Radhika Chopra   13


Community News

Centre for information on admission in Arjun Singh Learning Centre in JMI             14

Loan distribution through Maulana Azad Minority Corporation           14

Muzaffarnagar riots: UP’s refugee brides in the lurch                         14

Bengali language courses popular in New York college                             14

Delhi’s 182 mosques banned for Namaz but open for vagabonds and immoral activities               (N. A. Ansari)                  14

Representation of Muslims in police force worse than SCs/STs                                  14

Scholarships to Muslims on the model of SCs demanded                           14

Qur’an being inscribed on wood to be the biggest in the world                    14

Hate speeches triggered Assam violence: report (thehindu.com)                  14


Community News

Two non-Muslims selling cow meat arrested                      15

Bachelor of Vocation approved for Hamidia Girls College                     15

Muzaffarnagar riot victims told to leave camps within 3 days                     15

Akal Takht chief releases book on Prophet Muhammad                       15

First welfare scheme for minority students in Modi government                         15

First Urdu IAS Study Centre to be set up by UP govt         15

Protest by Rihai Manch in Lucknow     15



Is Iraq Expendable? (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 18

Attacks on Sri Lankan Muslims condemned 18


Books from Pharos Media, publishers of MG 19


Islamic Perspective

Ramadan: The Month of Deeds   20



Book: Shadows Beyond the Ghost Town, Author: Shafi Ahmad,


MG Classifieds 22


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

Religious politics on Sai Baba  (Sumit Paul) 23

Mohammad Rafi  (K Kant ) 23

Shazi Ilmi/AAP    (Mohammad Azam) 23

Madrasas    (Ghulam Muhammed) 23

Black money   (AH Maqdoomi,) 23

Conflict of interest   (Dr Mookhi Amir Ali,) 23

Muslims must vow against dowry (Dr. Mustafa Kamal Sherwani) 23

Opportunist politicians without ideology   (Madhu Agrawal) 23

How to put an end to horrendous rapes      (Dr. M. Hashim Kidwai) 23

Facebook tragedy  (Wakeel Ahmad,) 23

559 farmers suicides in four months in Maharashtra    (AH Madoomi,) 23

Mohsin Shaikh’s case   (Dr Mookhi Amir Ali) 23

Electoral debacle   (Prof. Shamim Ahmad,) 23

Injustice against handicapped leader only because he is a Muslim   (M. A. Khan,) 23

South Asians Protest in London  (Prof Mohan Lal) 23

Saifuddin Soz on Modi  (M Akhtar) 23

Madrasa  (Ibrahim) 23

Iraq  (Osama) 23

Zionists   (M Naqqaad,) 23

Western support to Israel  (Razdanraz) 23

Owaisi in Parliament  (SM Farhad  ) 23

Mushawarat  (Syed Zahid Ahmad)   23 

Praying for peace (Dr. R. K. D. Goel) 23

Rahman Khan (M Akhtar) 23

BJP's development plank (M Akhtar) 23

Maulana Azad Edu Foundation (Ayesha  ) 23

Rashid Shaz's appeal to Indian Muslims (Mohiuddin K) 23




Islamic Centre Vellore 3

Charity Alliance (Registered trust, Zakat India) 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