16-28 February 2014

Table of Contents

Courageous Daughter of Courageous Father (Kaleem Kawaja) 1

Govt Bans SIMI for Another 5 Years 1

Govt boasts of minority schemes still in draft stage 1

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 1


Issue / Opinion

Kejriwal tactics – lessons for Indian Muslims  (Ghulam Muhammed) 2

AAP has aroused hopes   (Salman Sultan) 2

    Shouldn’t RSS be banned immediately? (Sumit Paul) 2



National Waqf Development Corp inaugurated (N. A. Ansari) 3

NCM to depute lawyers to fight riot victims cases (MG News Desk) 3



Sentenced to be raped  4

Still in India, illiterate adults at 287 million, 37 per cent of the global total 4

JIH asks all to play active role in the parliamentary elections 4

SC to revisit Hindutva verdict (MG News Desk) 4



Foundation stone of AMU Centre laid at Kishanganj (N. A. Ansari)    5

Riot victims complain against intimidation  5



Myth of Clean Chit: Gujarat Carnage and Modi    (Ram Puniyani) 6 

The disaster Manmohan mentioned (Firdaus Ahmed) 6



Cops ignored Hindu terror leads, says officer   7

11 cops jailed for 22-yr-old encounter  7

HRD Committee’s report on promotion of Urdu submitted  (N. A. Ansari) 7

“Japan nuked US during World War II”: GCERT social science textbook   7



The Unending Amnesia Over Hindutva Terror (Subhash Gatade)    8 

Mushawarat demands probe of Hindutva terror  8



The enigma of Aurangabad arms haul (Mustafa Khan  )  9

Humans are not from Earth  9



Army verdict on Pathribal is “murder of justice”            (Afsana Rashid) 10

New Administrative units in J&K     (Afsana Rashid) 10

Riots bring political dividends: Can this be stopped? (Dr Javed Jamil) 10

... An insult of the Muslim community (Dr Syed Zafar Mahmood) 10



Indian Muslims & Political Secularism (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 11

Normally Silent Manmohan Singh Roars against Modi  (Javed Jamil) 11

Muslims hit hard by myths 11

Hindus’ treatment of Christians since 52 AD (Sumit Paul) 11


Men & Women In News


Raheel Khursheed 12

Dr Abdus Shaban 12


Special Report

Tipu Sultan tableau on Republic Day irks Hindutvites 13

Jamia Islamia Shantapuram's convocation  13

Human chain for national unity 13

APCT's Socio-Legal training workshop at Ranchi 13

Meeladun Nabi prog in Kannur 13

Sixth Seminar On Sir Syed 13


Community News

RSS embraces burqa in Goa          14

IICC to fund higher education of riot-victim children   14

Construction of Al Shifa Hospital’s second storey completed                 14

4000 girls to get Rs 20,000 each under ‘Hamari Beti’ scheme                 14

Qur’an distributed to Mangalore’s police by Salam Centre                         14

99 High Schools to be opened in Bihar’s 75 Muslim majority blocks  (N. A. Ansari) 14

Medical college soon in Jauhar University campus                      14

Three schools on Kendriya Vidyalaya model for minorities only                14

Increase in the salaries of madrasa teachers in UP            14

Welfare Party to contest 22 Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra           14


Community News

70 houses handed over to riots-hit people                    15

Eighty five thousand students participate in Bhatkal exams                  15

K’taka govt released Rs 150 crores for Christian community                        15

Welfare Party to contest 22 Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra                  15

New Islamic magazine for children 15

Burmese refugees freed from Amritsar jail 15

Maulana Taqi Usmani appointed as Chairman of Shariah Board 15

Owaisi denied permission to address meeting in Azamgarh 15

Burqa-clad students humiliated by Essel World security men  15



I left the US because of their hatred towards Muslims   (Kashif Chaudhry) 16

Is the Threat of Terrorism Real? (John Scales Avery) 16

Toyota Success Through Interestless Financing (Maqbool Jan) 16



European lawmakers must speak up against Zio-Nazism   (Khalid Amayreh ) 17

The Tunnel People  17



The Afghan End Game is a Quadrangular Contest  (Karamatullah K. Ghori  ) 18

Assad’s Syria bulldozes own country  18


Books from Pharos Media, publishers of MG 19


Islamic Perspective

Seven Moral Values to Teach our Children  20

Plural society and Muslims (Nazneen O. Sherwala) 20

Valentine’s Day: Reality or Mirage (Obaidur Rahman Nadwi) 20



Book: Baar-e Shanasaee - kuch log, kuch yadain, kuch tazkeray (Urdu), Author: Karamatullah Ghori, Publisher: Pharos Media, New Delhi (books@pharosmedia.com), Year: 2013, Pages: 199, ISBN: 978-81-7221-060-4, Price: Rs 200/Euro 10 (Mohammad Zeyaul Haque) 21


MG Classifieds 22


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

MG (U. F. Malek) 23

"Who Killed..." & "26/11 Probe..."  (S. Akhtar ) 23

No Compunction      (Sumit Paul) 23

Hindutva terror-Mushawarat writes to Home Minister    (Izaz Ahmed) 23

Are PM & HM sleeping?   (Bhayyasaheb Deshmukh) 23

Farcical election and referendums   (S. Akhtar) 23

Shameful Police Brutality - where is Justice? (M Naqqaad,) 23

The Question of Muslim leadership in India   (Helal Anwar,) 23

Aam aadmi confused - Who is corrupt?     (P M Ravindran,) 23

Myth of Vibrant Gujarat  (Srivas) 23

Muzaffarnagar victims are dying...Shame for the Muslim community    (Razdan Raz) 23

26/11 Probe: A Seismic Book  (Izaz Ahmed) 23

Modi Ummat  (Dr. J. S. Bandukwala (Vadodara Gujarat ), Farooq Abdul Gaffar Bawani (Rajkot Gujarat)) 23

Time has come for show boy Muslim leaders    (S. Haque) 23

“Talaie Kuthal” (S. Haque) 23

Safforn mentality of judiciary is major hurdle in the path of justice (S. Haque) 23

Wise judgements indeed (S. Akhtar) 23

Strange coincidence!( S. Akhtar) 23

Co-education (S. Akhtar) 23

Kejriwal& Indian Muslims (Dr AH Maqdoomi) 23

Hyphen (Mukul Dube) 23

Protest in PM's Meeting (Syed Safwan Ghani) 23



Charity Alliance (Registered trust, Zakat India) 17

Idarah Al-Hasanaat (Rampur) 17


Qur’an – A verse a day 22

The Shining Goal 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