1-15 November 2013

Table of Contents

Mehmoodur Rahman committee recommends far-reaching measures for Maha Muslims (Aleem Faizee)1

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 1


Issue / Opinion

Lord Desai, BJP & Congress: the Muslim Question (Dr Javed Jamil) 2

Is “Allah” different to “God”?   (Sumit Paul) 2

    Why I want to watch ‘Shahid’? (Sumit Paul) 2

Casteism: Hinduism’s Ineradicable Legacy (Sumit Paul) 2



ANHAD’s Fact-Finding Report on Muzaffarnagar riots (N. A. Ansari) 3

Jamiat builds colony for Muzaffarnagar victims   (N. A. Ansari) 3

Congress embarrassed by Mahmood Madni remarks  3



Eggs on the face of Special Cell  4

Inflammatory posters in trains leaving for Gujarat  4

Throw Shinde’s directive in dustbin, BJP tells its CMs 4

UPA urged to pass bill on communal violence 4

A Homage to Muzaffarnagar victims  (Dr. Mustafa Kamal Sherwani) 4

Guj police, VHP activists beat Muslims in lockup (ummid.com) 4



Jamaat to build 200 houses for riots victims    5

UP accounts for over 80% of illegal arrests 5

Lawlessness of Hindutva goons  5

Mushawarat condemns SP report about madrasas in strife-torn Muzaffarnagar and Shamli and warns against hasty attempt at forcible repatriation of refugees 5



Love Jihad: From Illusory Slogan to Potent Hindutva Weapon   (Ram Puniyani) 6 

Thejas Daily: A Newspaper’s Encounters with the Ruling Powers 6



Muzaffarnagar riots: Conversations of rioters prove planning and high-level support (Translated from Hindi by The Milli Gazette) 7

Muzaffarnagar Riot: Powerful accused let off, charges of rape ignored    7



Muzaffarnagar riots: Conversations of rioters prove planning and high-level support    8 



Differences are in ideology and ethics, not in religion: Scholar  (Manzar Mehdi) 9

Shahid: The Witness of Injustice Killed by System (Syed Zubair Ahmad) 9

Why do people lie? And why do others believe them? 9



Demand to disband Village Defence Committees            (Afsana Rashid) 10

Demo for murdered youth     (Afsana Rashid) 10

Rampage after CPRF bus kills youth (Afsana Rashid) 10

Muslims’ bank interest – use it for the poor (Syed Khaled Shahbaaz) 10



Modi’s Campaign: BJP Chasing a Political Mirage? (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 11

Modi: a Nationalist Indian or a Hindu Nationalist?  (Wahaj Hashmi) 11

What about 80% of Gujarati Muslims, Mr. Modi! (Dr Javed Jamil) 11


Men & Women In News

Dr Nazeer Ahmad  (Shakilur Rahman Baghonvi) 12

Gujarati Muslim who gave one crore to Netaji  12


Special Report

AMU students take relief to Muzaffarnagar 13

AMU student, Fawaz Shaheen, participates in Youth Parliament  13

Imams urged to use pulpits for Muslim empowerment  13

IAS academy in a mosque 13

ANHAD to bring out misdeeds of Modi 13


Community News

Khirkiya riots: NSA against Goraksha activist       14

Urdu, Hindi to be included in Maharashtra’s Bhasha Bhavan         14

Why no Madrasa Education Board in UP: court          14

Khandwa Jail break: Security at Varanasi tightened                14

More than 20000 arrested in Chennai and Madurai under PFI’s jail bharo movement against human rights violations              (N. A. Ansari) 14

AMU’s branch will be set up in Mumbai           14

Vanzara may expose facts of Haren Pandya murder         14

Sohrabuddin’s brothers fear security breach    14

Shehla Masood murder: Zahida, Saba fear security threat    14

Muslims and police avert communal flare up in Vadodara    14

Mushawarat takes notice of Rahul Gandhi's statement, asks him to seek proof from the IB   14


Community News

Scholar asks Modi to read Hindu history           15

‘Muslim students account for only 13.2 percent in U.P. schools’              15

Dargah caretaker commits suicide: harassed                 15

Good care provided to orphan girls in Varanasi’s orphanage              15

BJP at Khwaja’s durbar               15

Financial assistance to young widows by Hyderabad  trust            15

Haryana Waqf Board builds a mosque in Panchkula   15

Competitions held in AMU and Jamia Rahmani, Munger    15

Madrasa systems being adopted by modern universities    15 

Minorities affairs ministry a mere showpiece 15

Educational activities to start soon in MANUU’s campus in Sambhal  (N. A. Ansari) 15



The Business of America Is War  16

Allah not for all?  16

Egypt court to start trial of President Mursi on 4 November 16

UK Man Wins Case Against BBC For 9-11 WTC 7 Cover Up 16



Copts are innocent, but not their Church (Khalid Amayreh) 17

EU Membership for Turkey: Politics of Dual Morality (Dr. Arshi Khan ) 17



Are the Yankees in the Middle East going home? (Prof P Koya) 18

Gaza and the blockade  18

Israel  Demolishes Palestinian  Homes 18


Books from Pharos Media, publishers of MG 19


Islamic Perspective

100 Advices from The Qur’an 20



Book: Dr Muhammad Qasim: Victim of Political Vendetta, Publisher: Organizer Release Muhammad Qasim Campaign, Year of Publication: 2013, Pages: 173, Price: Rs 100    (Mushtaq Ul Haq Ahmad Sikander) 21

Dalits in the Indian economy  21


MG Classifieds 22


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

MG (GUS) 23

Difference required  (S. Akhtar) 23

Shah Bano case     (Syed Shahabuddin) 23

Criminal should not be rulers   (G. Hasnain Kaif) 23

The Media must go after police   (Dr Mookhi Amir Ali) 23

Fading manners   (S. Akhtar) 23

US mediation in Kashmir? (Dr AH Maqdoomi) 23

Discrimination in Games   (Dr. M. Hashim Kidwai) 23

Marriage age    (Sultan A. Patel) 23

  Posters in Trains Leaving for Gujarat  (Ram Puniyani) 23

Moily's outburst against Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb   (Ghulam Muhammed) 23

Narendra Modi  (     Shakeel Ahmad  ) 23

Creating fear or realizing the threat?  (Ram Puniyani) 23

Helpless Syrians may see more bloodshed and sufferings    (Hem Raj Jain) 23

Unless Modi apologizes For Gujarat Riots… (    Abdul Ahad) 23

Congrats - Maulana Wastanwi (S. Haque) 23

Overwhelming majority of terrorists is non-Muslim (G. Hasnain Kaif) 23

When Hashimpura martyrs will get justice (S. Haque) 23

A party with a difference (Dr. M. Hashim Kidwai) 23



Al-Kabeer Exports Pvt Ltd 6

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