1-15 March 2013

Table of Contents

Hyderabad: Composite Culture Targeted Again (Mustafa Khan) 1

Hyderabad blasts: no lessons learnt (Zafarul-Islam Khan) 1

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 1


Issue / Opinion

Religious Stereotyping (of Muslims) (Sumit Paul) 2

An Open Letter to Justice Markandey Katju 2

Indian Muslims – why not B.J.P.? (Mustafa Kamal Sherwani) 2



Faizabad communal riot was pre-planned: PCI 3

No proof against arrested Deccan Herald journalist, DRDO scientist 3

White Paper on Terrorism: calling out readers & researchers (Zafarul-Islam Khan, Editor, The Milli Gazette - edit@milligazette.com) 3

Juvenile injustice in Kashmir (Compiled by Aaliya Khan) 3

Indian intelligence inputs baffling  3

Rushdie keeps off Indian affairs ) 3

Modi acknowledges Muslim heritage  3

ZFI candidates pass UPSC exam  3



Crime on the rise in Delhi 4

Rapes rise, conviction dismal 4

Gadkari in investigative mesh  4

Dalit lecturer beaten up by VHP goons  4

“Operation Bluestar was a wrong decision” 4

Terror witch hunt in Hyderabad 4

A Woman and a minor girl kidnapped by Police in A.P.  4



Dhar under saffron seige (AG Khan) 5

Jamaat ventures into broadcasting (Aaliya Khan) 5

Rajendra Choudhari confesses murder (AG Khan) 5

Nothing Learnt 5

Blasts handiwork of Satans: Swami Lakshmi Shankaracharya 5

Indian media shows deceased MQM legislator as Hyderabad blast suspect! 5



Shinde on Hindu Terror: Terminological Confusions (Ram Puniyani) 6 

Afzal Guru: The Man Who Knew Too Much (Firdaus Ahmed) 6



Economic interests overshadow quest for justice (M Ghazali Khan) 7

“Govt was unprepared for people’s awakening”: CAG  7



Afzal Guru on Afzal Guru  8 



The Day Afzal Died  9



Valley erupts after Afzal execution, demands body (Afsana Rashid) 10

Case registered against CRPF for killing civilians  10

Government think tank recommends AFSPA dilution (Compiled by Aaliya Khan) 10

Paid news violations to be made public 10

Rehabilitate acquitted youth: CPI(M) to UP CM   10



Afzal Guru’s Fate Sealed By Law Or Politics? (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 11

Hyderabad bombed: why and by whom (Mustafa Khan) 11

A complicated conspiracy (Rasheed Ansari) 11


Men & Women In News

Prof Zillur Rahman 12


Special Report

IOS holds two-day international conference on India and Muslim World in the 21st Century 13


Community News

“Muslim literacy, incomes higher in Gujarat” 14

Jharkhand Gov’s order to implement Sachar opposed   14

Human bondage  14

Book on Aaftaab-e Marsia Khwani: Haider Nawab Ja’fery  (Manzar Mehdi Faizabadi)  14

Muslim locality gives BJP absolute win    14

Escape tunnel in Sabarmati jail?  14

Urdu sections opened in 32 Delhi schools, teachers appointed 14

Puja and Namaaz to be held on Basant Panchmi (AG Khan) 14

Shehla murder: CBI to renew investigation 14

Police Head of Bijnor dist orders employment of Urdu knowing people in police stations  14

Muslim scholars challenge Rushdie to a debate on Islam and its Prophet (NA Ansari) 14


Community News

Lecuture on Yusuf Ali’s Qur’an Translation  15

Demands of Ghausia Colony residents accepted      15

Darul Uloom (Waqf) wants to set up English-medium Schools     15

Minority scholarship in Gujarat: conflicting claims  15

Sonia Gandhi assures AMU   15



America Shamed Again: A Colonized People 16

Mississippi finally ratifies Constitutional amendment banning slavery  16

Survey Reveals Most Israelis are Ultra-Nationalist and Anti-Arab  16

America training MKO terrorists Afghanistan 16



Is Free Speech a Licence to Promote Islamophobia and Protect the Zionist Narrative?  17 INVASION MALI: XXI CENTURY COLONIALISM (Issued by the Humanist International - International Federation of Humanist Parties - 20 Jan. 2013) 17


Cancer of Sectarianism is Devouring Pakistan (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 18

Envoy: 100,000 more could die in Syria 18


Books from Pharos Media, publishers of MG 19


Islamic Perspective

Muslimah’s Guide to Saving Smarter  20

The Prophet Mohammed through Western eyes (Sarwat Husain) 20



Book: Eighteen fifty-seven [English], Author: Surendra Nath Sen, Publisher: Publications Division, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Govt. of India, Year: 1957, Reprited: 1995, Pages: 470, Price: Rs 200    21


MG Classifieds 22


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

MG (Dr. E. P. Sharafuddin) 23

Mahmood Madni interview (J.S.Bandukwala) 23

Article on Arabic (Syed Shahabuddin) 23

Misinterpretation of freedom of expression and secularism  (Dr. M. Hashim Kidwai) 23

Hyderabad blasts  (Rasheed Ansari) 23

Guidelines needed for media (Ghulam Muhammed) 23

Hazrat Ali’s words (Nazneen O. Saherwala) 23

Is Muslim community timid coward and incapable? (Raj Mohan) 23

Sectarian shame  (  Rehana Shabbar Hussain) 23

Haj Subsidy (Sabeel Ahmed) 23

Katju’s candid article (Syed Sultan Mohiddin) 23

Kashmir situation (Nasir Hussain Peerzadah) 23

Muslims are easy prey for police (S. Haque) 23

Why double standards?  (G. Hasnain Kaif) 23

Do the Iranians gain or lose by the Arab Awakening? (Kodimirpal) 23



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