1-15 June 2013

Table of Contents

Waiting for justice, he got death! (Mohammad Shahid) 1

Lawyers attacked in Faizabad  1

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 1


Issue / Opinion

Islamic Relics: sentiments vs. idolatory vs. business (A. G. Khan) 2

“Polytheistic Image Conception” (Sumit Paul) 2

Open Letter to Sonia Gandhi (Dr. Javed Akhtar) 2



Mass wedding of 130 couples in Assam 3

Gujarat’s Muslims most backward: Mujaddidi 3

Delhi cops tried to kill me in fake encounter: Liaqat Shah (20 May 2013) 3

White Paper on Terrorism  3

RSS worker with explosives dies in blast 3



Ashish Khetan launches website to highlight injustices to Muslim youth in terror cases  (NA Ansari) 4



Death of a Superman (Mustafa Khan)  5

Mushawarat condemns the custodial murder of Khalid Mujahid   5

Many Muslim youth in the custody of investigative agencies: former I.G. Police U.P.   5



Asghar Ali Engineer’s Struggle for Plural Ethos   (Ram Puniyani) 6 



A Muslim village of Bihar on the hit list of Hindutva (M. Rajibur Rahman) 7

A Homage To Asghar Ali Engineer 7



Varun Gandhi’s “unknown unknowns” (Mustafa Khan) 8 

Former U.P. DGP boasts of arresting Khalid Mujahid 8

Rihai Manch statement (Issued by Shahnawaz Alam and Rajeev Yadav, Spokespersons, Rihai Manch 09415254919, 09452800752; Office: 110/60, Harinath Banerjee Street, Naya Gaaon Poorv, Laatoosh Road, Lucknow - Email: rihaimanchindia@gmail.com) 8



Circulars for Welfare of Minorities:“Fil(l)e it, Shut It and Forget it” 9

AMU VC rusticates suspended AMUSU President 9

Rusticated student leader fights back  9

Modi’s police state 9



J&K high court refuses to reopen Konan Poshpora           (Afsana Rashid) 10

Syed Liaqat Shah returns home    (Afsana Rashid) 10

Use of pellet guns opposed (Afsana Rashid) 10

Protest for missing child (Afsana Rashid) 10

Reforming AMU on war-footing      (Jasim Mohammad) 10



Illusory “Muslim Appeasement” (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 11

Conspiracy of Silence (Dr Mohammad Manzoor Alam) 11

Controversial AFSPA completes 55 years despite protests for its removal  11

Jamaat-e Islami Central Shura’s resolutions 11


Men & Women In News

Meo girl on Rajasthan merit list 12


Special Report

Khalid Mujahid’s death galvanises Muslims (Zafarul-Islam Khan) 13

Questions put forth by Rihai Manch before the Muslim MLAs and ministers of Samajwadi Party (Issued by Mohammad Shoaib, Rajiv Yadav, Shahnawaz Alam, Hare Ram Mishra, Raghvendra Pratap Singh, Tariq Shafeeq, Anil Azmi, Mohammad Arif, Chaudhery Meharban Ali, Tipu Sultan, Syed Moid Ahmad, Mohammad Asif, Shane Elahi, Aftab Khan, Haji Mohammad Faheem, Bhaskar Chand Upadhyay and Yogendra Yadav (Allahbad Uni.) —  24 May 2013. (Translated from Hindi by Nadim Ahmad)) 13


Community News

Govt to distribute scholarships directly 14

Justice Palok Basu Committee’s ‘solution’ of Ayodhya dispute    14

Three technical colleges and seven IITs to be set up in Mewat     14

SC asks government to frame 5-year Haj policy       14

Popular Front’s School Chalo campaign     14

554 girls schools sanctioned in Muslim majority districts   14

Demand to declare Tipu Sultan the inventor of the missile   14

Rs 175 crore allocated for Madrasa education in 2013-14   14

Masjid Bhoori Bhatiari is not the samadhi of sati: court 14

Efforts for minority status harmed by AMU’s own people (N. A. Ansari) 14


Community News

Abu Fazl confesses to killing cop    15

Shahid’s arrest sparks protests         (A. G. Khan) 15

Shabnam Parveen to be IB officer         15

Six arrested for encroaching Waqf property     15

Plan to provide justice to victims of violence and injustice        15

More than 3 lakh expected to sit for Madrasa Board exam   15

Haj House building inaugurated in Jaipur   (N. A. Ansari) 15

92 percent teachers of MANUU do not know Urdu      15

Bihar’s ‘speedy trial’ model to be adopted all over India    15

Award for writing a researched book on Imam Ahmad Raza    15

Refusal to wear uniform propagating liquor 15

A stately mosque being built in Jamia Millia 15

Salaries of Waqf Board’s Imams and Muazzins increased  15



America’s War on Islam 2.0   16

Let’s not Forget Deir Yassin Massacre  16



Israel’s dirty little secret: the “internally displaced persons” it continues to deny basic rights (Dr. Daud Abdullah) 17 

Iran Stole Secrets of US Drone  17



Can Nawaz Sharif Lead to a New Pakistan? (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 18

Obama Urges Myanmar To Bring Halt To Violence Against Rohingya 18


Books from Pharos Media, publishers of MG 19


Islamic Perspective

Raising Confident Muslim Kids - ii 20

A Muslim’s code of life  20



Democracy in India - ii  21


MG Classifieds 22


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

MG (Syed Khurshid Anwar, Nellai Saleem) 23

Woeful neighbours (Sultan A. Patel) 23

Press’s silence on corrupt bureaucrats (Dr. M. Hashim Kidwai) 23

Let 99 Muslims be hanged to death rather than...  (Rahul Raj [to MG website]) 23

Bhagwa Ideologue In Secular UPA  (Prof. Shamim Ahmad) 23

Khalid Mujahid (Syed Sultan Mohiddin, Mukul Dube) 23

Extreme Savagery (Sumit Paul) 23

Muslims' Demand Of Justice To Community (Dr AH Maqdoomi) 23

AMU  (Syed Khurshid Anwa) 23

Indian First, Indian Second And Indian Last (Pamohamedameen) 23

Is brutal America pampered by UNO? (Rajmohan) 23

Education  (Dr. Mohammed Imran) 23

Match fixing (Mohd Ziyauallah Khan) 23

“Muslim kings cared and loved Indians”  (S. Haque) 23

Are we great? (S. A. U. Patel) 23

Unite to face Chinese dragon (G. Hasnain Kaif) 23



Idarah Al-Hasanaat (Rampur) 17

Charity Alliance (Trust India, 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