1-15 June 2014

Table of Contents

Muslims and Parliamentary elections  (Zafarul-Islam Khan) 1

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 1


Issue / Opinion

Election results: a blessing in disguise!  (Khalid Kamal Rumi) 2

Choose Godhra, Pandya or Akshardham    (Sumit Paul) 2

Save Yakub Memon from the gallows (Sumit Paul) 2



SC acquits Akshardham convicts, slams Gujarat Police and Home Minister [Modi] 3



“It was the ATS which had forced me to escape from court”: Afzal Usmani (Translated from Azizul Hind Urdu daily, Delhi, 3 Feb. 2014) 4

Jama’at Islami Maharshtra lodges complaint against controversial police circular  (N A . Ansari)   4

Points to ponder   (Mukul Dube) 4

Its “Regime Change”?     (Ghulam Muhammed) 4



Trial of Akshardham attack exposes Criminal Justice      (M R Shamshad) 5

Day Modi won, SC acquitted six Akshardham terror convicts away from media glare (Abdullah Umar)  5



Modi Wins 2014 Elections: Victory of Development? (Ram Puniyani) 6

Let us take charge of our Ummah (Dr Syed Zafar Mahmood) 6



MAEF controversy: Minister places his version  (Abdul Bari Masoud) 7

Strategising for the Modi era  (Firdaus Ahmad) 7



Terrorism news at a glance   (Translated from Dawat Sahroza, Delhi 1 April, 2014   ) 8

‘I have lost heart and I have failed to get my husband freed’: Ishrat Abdi  (Translated from Azizul Hind Urdu daily, 22 February, 2014) 8

Priorities for Modi government (Rajindar Sachar) 8



Open Letter to PM Modi: Will you empower the powerless?     (Dr Javed Jamil, Ali Khan Mahmudabad) 9 

And one to the Opposition too   (Ali Khan Mahmudabad) 9

Unbelievable results (Ghulam Muhammed) 9

BJP Victory and Indian Muslims (Ghulam Mohiyuddin) 9



Unexpected election results bring PDP to the fore    (Afsana Rashid) 10

Pressure on panchayats     (Afsana Rashid) 10

Gun licences issued to dubious people (Afsana Rashid) 10

Dividing the country on communal lines  (Dr Sandeep Pandey) 10



Caste-Card Helped BJP Win Hindi-Belt! (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 11

Cry Beloved India  (M Hasan Jowher) 11

Praveen Swamy is back! (Omair Anas) 11


Men & Women In News

Hasrat Mohani  12


Special Report

A Magnificent Masjid takes shape in Delhi  (Suhail Anjum) 13

DDA to demarcate 14-acres graveyard  13

Silver Jubilee of Milli Model School  13


Community News

Rahmani 30's success in 2014            14

Making animals unconscious before slaughter is compulsory       14

Social networking site 'Zamber' invented by AMU students          14

Cheques written in Urdu acceptable in AMU Bank Branch             14

No action by HRD ministry on NCMEI's recommendations          14

Daughters of a Mewat family set an example in education for others (N. A. Ansari)      14

Study Fund of NCM slashed                               14

Arabic and Persian excluded by central govt order                   14

Urdu cert. course introduced for the first time in Jamia Millia                 14

Hyderabad's Dargah Shah Khamosh caretaker found guilty               14


Community News

Islamic madrasas are cradles of peace                     15

Jamia Hamdard’s renewal of licence refused by MCI                     15

Tihar Jail prisoners get jobs offers by reputed companies                           15

Home ministry failed to push  communal Violence Bill                       15

Special court rejects 72 proofs of Maulana Qawi’s innocence                      15

Muslim youth arrested again after being found innocent        15

Communal riots in Meerut and Hyderabad   (N. A. Ansari) 15



What do Muslims expect from the Holy See? (Khalid Amayreh) 16

Get Ready for the Next Terror  16



Pak blasphemy law covers offence against all religions  17

Back to Basics: The Right of Return is a national and inalienable right 17



Modi and Pakistan: Testing Each Other? (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 18

Pope, Israeli lies and more (Mazin Qumsiyeh) 18


Books from Pharos Media, publishers of MG 19


Islamic Perspective

The Muslim Slave Revolt in Bahia, Brazil  (Firas Al-Khateeb ) 20



Fundamentalism, Liberalism and Indian Muslims (Abhay Kumar) 21


MG Classifieds 22


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

Narendra Modi (S. M. Pasha) 23

Golden words  (S. Haque ) 23

G-50 leaders should find-out solution for the communal strife      (Hem Raj Jain) 23

BJP victory and Indian Muslims    (Ghulam Mohiyuddin) 23

Muslim girls opting non-Muslims: reasons and solution   (Dr. N Rahman) 23

Modi  (Abu Taha) 23

Suggestion to Mulayam Singh (Prof Shamim Ahmad) 23

29  residential SC/ST schools, none for Muslims...  (S. Haque) 23

BJP     (Syed Sultan Mohiddin) 23

Hyderabad riot   (SG) 23

Involving UN Human Rights In Indian Internal Affairs    (Prof Shamim Ahmad) 23

Elections end but Muslim-bashing continues  (Nadeem) 23

Noted lawyer and activist Mukul Sinha passes away  (M Naqqaad) 23

Congress’ parting kick: K Rahman Khan humiliates upright officer    (Azam Siddiqui) 23

Who are suspects and terrorists? (S. Haque) 23

Wages of capital punishment (Mohammad Khan) 23

Is Kashmiriat going to die (Faheemuddin) 23

Strategising for the Modi Era (Bhatt Aurangzeb Alamgir) 23

Walima the same day, just after nikah  (Khalid Hasan, Zafar Badar Uddin) 23

Kejriwal in Jail for call Gadkari Corrupt (Imteyaz Ahmad) 23

Posts on MG Facebook Page 23



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

Citizens for Justice and Peace 22

With best compliments from Kaleem Kawaja (Washington DC) 24