16-30 April 2014

Table of Contents

Has the third Arab liberation movement failed? (Zafarul-Islam Khan) 1

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 1


Issue / Opinion

Open Letter to Modi: Post-Election, we can talk  (Javed Jamil) 2



GIVE ONE-TO-ONE FIGHT TO BJP IN 2014: Shahabuddin’s formula to defeat the BJP  3

CPI’s manifesto focuses on problems of Muslims (N. A. Ansari) 3

Vote for Subhashini Ali! (Dr Zafarul-Islam Khan) 3



One third children in Gujarat are malnourished and underweight: CAG Report   4

Hindu converted to Islam doesn’t lose backward class status: Madras HC   4

Indian Democracy at stake: EVMs can be manipulated   (Abdul Bari Masoud) 4

Modi in Azan, Modi in Qur’an!    (A. G. Khan) 4

Muslims perturbed over clerics diversified appeals   (Zafar Alam Khan ) 4



De-reserving Muslim-dominated constituencies – BSP promises Delimitation Commission      5

The Mumbai Mirror's “unconditional hypocrisy”  5

Mushawarat supports Aam Aadmi and Congress 5



Abdullah and others freed after 8 years of imprisonment (N. A. Ansari) 6

Symptoms of Fascism (Ram Puniyani) 6



How BJP has eroded the Constitution and Democracy  (Dinesh Narayanan) 7

Malhotra statement is irresponsible, criminal and defamatory  7

Nimesh report and aquittals vindicate the stand of UP Government (M.R. Shamshad) 7



If AAP was stronger nationally, we wouldn’t have backed anyone else: Muslim body 8

Polarization hits Muslims most, if not alone  (Javed Jamil) 8



Re-writing even recent history     (Mustafa Khan) 9 

Joint Statement of Muslim Leaders against arrests of Muslim youths and scholars in false cases  9



Families of Pathribal victims demand probe by international organisation (Afsana Rashid) 10

Election activities in top gear     (Afsana Rashid) 10

Steep rise in airfares (Afsana Rashid) 10

Modi: Yet another god in Hindu pantheon!  (Sumit Paul) 10

After hanging two Muslims... (Sumit Paul) 10

Modi’s rise: A paucity of choice (Sumit Paul) 10



BJP’s Communication Error! (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 11

Raising Communal Temperature  (Dr Mohammad Manzoor Alam) 11

Bias is a core characteristic of Indian media (Kaleem Kawaja) 11

Modified Agenda of Trouble, Terror & Turbulence finally out 11


Men & Women In News

An Indian Muslim’s tribute to Khushwant Singh  (M Ghazali Khan) 12


Special Report

Another mosque demolished in Delhi (Saleem Siddiqui) 13

MJCET students invent solar charkha  (Syed Khaled Shahbaaz) 13

AMU confers honorary D. Litt. on Qureshi, Yusuffali  13


Community News

Darul Uloom Deoband library online            14

Hnd over of Kashi and Ayodhya temples to us: VHP     14

Minorities Commissions not constituted in 16 states so far                     14

“Jai Hind” was started by Subhash Bose’s secretary                       14

Gujarat 2002 best example of government’s complicity in riots                           14

HC notice on issuing coins with religious symbols                              14

Condition of Muslims, STs and SCs improving: IAMR report                           14

Translation of Friday Khutbas in Urdu in Makkah and Madinah                    14

India Islamic Studies Centre inaugurated at Allahabad               14

Maulana Mazharul Haq University’s budget passed with a deficit of Rs 60 lakh            (N. A. Ansari) 14


Community News

Nagori acquitted in one case                       15

Modi kept scholarship scheme in cold storage for two years                   15

Minority scholarship: SC rejects Guj govt plea                          15

Guj Muslims fear acid attack if they refuse to vote for Modi                         15

Police’s brutalities on minorities in Mathura village                       15

SC-appointed SIT chief blamed for giving clean chit to Modi      15

Jamia Coaching Centre’s 31 students qualified UPSC Mains    15

Darul Uloom not to support any political party 15

AMU’s website inaugurated 15

AMU’s Convocation 15

Bogus SI Parvin arrested (A. G. Khan) 15

Hamid Ansari’s appeal to promote Urdu journalism   (N. A. Ansari) 15






Bengalization of ethnic Rohingya Muslims   (Rakibul Hasan) 17

Persecution of Muslim Brotherhood is illegal and undemocratic: Mushawarat 17



The Battle for Civilian Supremacy is on in Pakistan (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 18


Books from Pharos Media, publishers of MG 19


Islamic Perspective

Five words that changed my life 20



Book: INDIA: Political Villainy, UPA’s Fall, AAP’s Surge, Author: P. Radhakrishnan, Publisher: Y S Books International, New Delhi, ysbooks.international@gmail.com, Year: 2014, Pages: 202, Price: Rs. 495, ISBN-13: 9789383793150  21


MG Classifieds 22


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

Why Modi Is Projected by Bhagwa Grouping (Prof. Shamim Ahmad) 23

Demonizing Indian Muslims  (Dr. M. Hashim Kidwai ) 23

Jihad against dowry - Ulama must start      (S. Haque) 23

Et tu, Akbar?    (A. G. Khan) 23

Lalu's stand commendable   (S. Akhtar) 23

Say No To Bottled Water   (Fr Felix Rebello) 23

Muslims and secularism (Dr. Mustafa Kamal Sherwani) 23

About shaking hands of two hypocrite groups   (Ajmal) 23

After BJP Manifesto, India faces grave communal threats     (Hem Raj Jain) 23

Awareness about banned medicines  (Madhu Agrawal,) 23

Mushawarat and elections    (Mukhtar Ahmad) 23

Muslims like bonded labourers  (Dr. Mustafa Kamal Sherwani) 23

Shahi Imam’s appeal  (K. Malikul Azeez) 23

TV or Radio? TB or BB?    (S. A. U. Patel) 23

Truth and Falsehood (Dr. N Rahman,) 23

Muslim Brotherhood (Farooq Abdul Gaffar Bawani) 23

Demands of JCMOE (Ghulam Mohiyuddin) 23

RSS ruling the country in absentia (Faheemuddin) 23

Islamic scholars and Indresh Kumar (RSS) (Faheemuddn) 23

Media's diversionary tactics against Muslims (S. Haque) 23

Modi - BJP's prime ministerial candidate's colossal ignorance (Dr. M. Hashim Kidwai) 23

AAP (K. Malikul Azee) 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