1-15 September 2013

Table of Contents

Eid with Ishrat Jahan’s mother 1

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 1


Issue / Opinion

Time to introspect about our community institutions (Salman Sultan) 2

Murder of Narendra Dabholkar: muzzling the voice of reason   (Sumit Paul) 2



White Paper on Terrorism 3

Rajya Sabha passes Waqf bill 3



Indian Muslims have lowest living standard 4

Suicide by more than 43 thousand farmers in three years 4

India has one govt hospital bed for 879 people 4

Peace Party leader joins BJP

“RSS, IB biggest terror organisations”: Mushrif 4

Hyderabad techie absolved of terror charges 4

Muslim minority discriminated at Ahmedabad shopping mall  4



As polls approach, communal riots erupt all over  (N. A. Ansari)  5

Muslim leaders condemn the coup, call for reinstatement of the elected President 5



Modi Phenomenon: an attack on Indian Democracy   (Ram Puniyani) 6 



We need a new waqf act for normal situation (Syed Shahabuddin, ex-MP) 7

Amendments required in Waqf Bill passed by Rajya Sabha (Dr Syed Zafar Mahmood)  7



Gujarat is a rogue state and the man who made it so  (Mustafa Khan) 8 



What India’s Muslims Really Want (Kaleem Kawaja) 9



Kishtwar riot exposes the ugly face of VDCs            (Afsana Rashid) 10

Hurriyat rejects compensation for army crimes    (Afsana Rashid) 10

Clashes in Shopian over police excesses (Afsana Rashid) 10

Bodh Gaya blasts: Hindu priest who was arrested, but not arrested 10

NIA quizzes Delhi Police officials in Liyaqat case 10

Centre rejects ban on Abhinav Bharat (Zafarul-Islam Khan) 10



Increasing Clashes: Political or Communal? (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 11

Inauguration of www.pheku.in  11


Men & Women In News

Periyar Dasan Dr. Abdullah  12


Special Report

Massive demo in Delhi against the coup in Egypt 13

IUML women leader felicitated 13

AMU community condemns the massacre in Egypt 13

Bohra women tie rakhi  on Modi, call him “brother”  (Asghar Vasanwala) 13


Community News

Admission rush in Darul Ulooms    14

Army’s missing lady doctor traced in Mumbai        14

Blind PhD-holder fails to get a job even under disabled quota        14

UNI Urdu website launched           14

Assam’s 4500 Muslim families still in very bad condition         14

A new course for madrasa products started in AMU       14

Government and its secret agencies themselves plan and execute terrorist acts: Ajit Sahi, SDPI     (N. A. Ansari ) 14


Community News

Caps go viral in Bhopal        (A. G. Khan) 15

Mystery of the missing pilgrim             15

AMU’s grants reduced              15

Demand for abrogation of 1950 order gaining momentum          15

Over 80,000 children have no Urdu books            15

A tale of two families for communal harmony       (A. G. Khan) 15



Horror in Egypt : Saying it once, saying it again  16

Let’s Salute Egyptians’ Defiance (Dr Javed Jamil) 16

US in alliance of convenience with Salafists in Egypt 116

Ikhwan strategy is working (Dr Zafarul-Islam Khan) 17

Murderous Egyptian Bonapartes Pampered by Hypocrite Mentors (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 18

Even Israel didn’t reach this level of barbarianism (Khalid Amayreh) 19

Statement of Saudi Scholars on Egypt  19

Israel, an “unsustainable and apartheid” entity 20

World inaction encourages Assad to be more genocidal (Khalid Amayreh) 20

Islamic Perspective

Progressive Muslim Dilemma (Javeed Akhter) 21

Amina Wadud — an Islamic feminist scholar? (Aneesa Jamal) 21


MG Classifieds 22


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

Oosman Sait  (Prof. Shamsul Islam, Syed Naseer Ahamed) 23

Avoid Community Profiling Of Rapists (Sumit Paul) 23

Murder of Dabholkar     (Dr. M.I.H. Farooqi) 23

Engage with Political Islam  (Dr AH Maqdoomi) 23

Teaching of yoga in MP schools   (Syed Shahabuddin) 23

CJI Altamash Kabir missed a chance to create history  (S. Haque) 23

Muslims for Modi (Farooq Abdul Gaffar Bawani) 23

Court’s decision in Batla House fake encounter   (S. Haque) 23

Modi Is A Dictator   (Dr AH Maqdoomi, Syed Sultan Mohiddin) 23

Hindustan Or Rapistan  (Dr AH Maqdoomi) 23

Saffron media deserves strict action, not speeches   (S. Haque) 23

Egypt  (Syed Sultan Mohiddin  ) 23

MPs’ letter to Obama re. Modi  (Syed Khurshid Anwar) 23

Veiled threat by Sangh to JD (U)    (S. Haque) 23

Perpetrators of mandir blast & Masjid demolishers (S. Haque) 23

MG is proved right about Bihar media (S. Haque) 23

Riot in Kishtwar (Syed Sultan Mohiddin) 23

U.S.A’s heinous crime against humanity  (G. Hasnain Kaif) 23

Babas are leeches (Sumit Paul) 23

Mohammad Rafi (Ravinder Singh) 23

Indian Muslim leaders? (Khalid) 23



B. S. Abdur Rahman Zakaat Foundation   3

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