16-30 November 2013

Table of Contents

UP govt’s conspiracy to deprive riot victims of their properties (Zafarul-Islam Khan)1

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 1


Issue / Opinion

Patna Blasts: Can IM be an ally of anti-Muslim forces? (Dr Javed Jamil) 2

Are Muslims mere pawns on political chessboard?   (Sumit Paul) 2

    The Aesthetics Of Feminine Beauty In Hijab (Sumit Paul) 2



In an unprecedented move, Mushawarat groups merged  3

Declaration of merger of Mushawarat groups    3

White Paper on Terrorism  3

29 custodial deaths since May 2011 in T.N. 3



54 acquitted in Kandhamal burning case  4

India Refuses To Co-Sponsor UN Res. To End Child Marriage  4

‘Implement EC directive on employees attending RSS shakhas in toto’  4

HC notice over Guj. village Eidul Adha police raid 4

Gujarati Muslim girl denied admission  4

Israel secretly provided arms to India in 1971: Book  4

Anti-Islam matters in Intermediate syllabus book (N. A. Ansari) 4

Maharashtra Christians attacked, Hindu extremists arrested  4



The Sexual Politics of Modi, the BJP and the Sangh Parivar    5

Fresh Communal riots in Muzaffarnagar (N. A. Ansari) 5

Victim at Muzaffarnagar relief camp raped by two youths  (N. A. Ansari) 5

Narendra Modi addresses Indian Muslims (Mustafa Kamal Sherwani) 5



Modi is abusing history for political mileage   (Ram Puniyani) 6 



No information on PFI shared with media: IB & NIA  7

Vote for candidates who can defeat fascist forces: Jamaat-e-Islami Hind    7

Was Sardar Patel a “total communalist”?  (Sumit Paul) 7



Modi’s Kachcha Chittha – how he started  “New Service” of skull-caps & more    8 

Guidelines for Assembly Elections in Rajasthan, M.P. and Delhi 8



JTSA’s Guilt By Association documents UAPA injustices  9



Separatists reject Irish Model for Kashmir            (Afsana Rashid) 10

Geelani starts anti-poll campaign     (Afsana Rashid) 10

Court supports use of lethal arms (Afsana Rashid) 10

The truth of Somnath temple construction (Ram Puniyani) 10

Let Modi be Modi (Ghulam Muhammed) 10

Indian Mujahideen: The Aunt Sally of Government (Sumit Paul) 10



Modi is hardly democratic (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 11

Righting Institutional Bias  (Teesta Setalvad) 11

They & We  (Mirza Yawar Baig) 11


Men & Women In News

Prof Noorul Islam  (Dr Mohsin Raza) 12


Special Report

Mushawarat delegation visits Muzaffarnagar 13

Women’s rally in Kolkata  (Shaikh Rabiul Islam) 13

Honour for Kaianat School’s Aisha Ara 13


Community News

Humanity wants a spiritual society       14

‘Munnu’ worth half a million         14

Sacrificed goat yields 100 gms of gold!           14

Sharaee court set up for Muslim women                 14

Poetic rendering of the Qur’an into Hindi               14

A rejoinder to Rashtriya Muslim Manch!            14

Meerut girl found missing from AIIMS          (N. A. Ansari) 14

New Urdu weekly starts publication in Gulbarga     14

Pak students win India Today’s Awards    14

Gitanjali’s versified Urdu translation     14

Religious rites contribute to global warming   14

National SC Tribunal apprised of atrocities 14

Saadat Association Award for Prof Mehrunnisa 14


Community News

Madani dancing to Modi tunes?            15

Folding of hands at school prayers not compulsory: HC              15

Durga pooja celebrations led by a Muslim in Nagpur                  15

Funds for modern education in madrasas unutilised              15

Waqf Bill 2013 has loopholes               15

Awards to meritorious students            15

123 Waqf properties likely to be handed over to Waqf Board   15

Department of Urdu set up in Maharaja Bhoj University     15

Call to send one lakh postcards for communal violence bill    15 

Falling standards in madrasas 15



Imploding the Myth of Israel  (Chris Hedges) 16

Palestinians do have options for change  (Mazin Qumsiyeh ) 16

Madam Arafat, Sisi is not the right address for you (Khalid Amayreh) 16




Palestinians do have options for change  (Mazin Qumsiyeh ) 16

Madam Arafat, Sisi is not the right address for you (Khalid Amayreh) 16



Who Stresses Pakistan More:Taliban or U.S.? (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 18

The strange politics of Southern hunger (Sue Sturgis) 18

Israeli gangsterim 18

Arafat killed by polonium 18


Books from Pharos Media, publishers of MG 19


Islamic Perspective

Celebrating the Muslim New Year (Abida Rahmani) 20

Why Blame Christianity For Irish/British Terrorism? 20



BooK: Ikhwanul Muslimoon: Tazkiya, Adab, Shahadat (Muslim Brotherhood: Self Purification, Literature, Martyrdom), Author: Obaidullah Fahd Falahi, Publisher: Al-Qalam Publications, Baramulla, Kashmir, Year: 2011, Pages: 302, Price: Rs 210    (Mushtaq Ul Haq Ahmad Sikander) 21

Book: Kashmir in Sickness and in Health, Author: Gulzar Mufti, Publisher:  Partridge India, Pages: 306 pages/p/b, Publisher: PartridgeIndia, Year: 2013, ISBN 9781482810004  21


MG Classifieds 22


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

Mushawarat (Shafiq Ahmed) 23

Muzaffarnagar violence  (Prof. Shaista Bano) 23

Shah Bano case     (Syed Shahabuddin) 23

Narsimha Rao was utmost failed leader   (S. Haque) 23

HM advisory - Congress conspiracy   (S. Haque) 23

Stamp on Abdul Ghaffar Khan   (Farooq Abdul Gaffar Bawani) 23

What India got or lost by invading Kashmir and holding on to it (Ghulam Muhammed) 23

Modi’s misleading statement   (G. Hasnain Kaif) 23

Ram Rajya Versus Khilafat    (Dr AH Maqdoomi) 23

  Salute to Vibhuti Narayan Roy, ex-IPS  (S. Haque) 23

Hypocrate Americans   (S. Akhtar) 23

Akhilesh has a job on hand  (     Dr Mookhi Amir Ali  ) 23

Is Allah different to God?  (PA Mohamed Ameen) 23

Azan    (Prof. Shaista Bano) 23

The Reality about The Politics Of Power Not Welfare… (    Aiman Siddiqui) 23

A Fool’s Errand (Sumit Paul) 23

Hang all rapists (S. A. U. Patel) 23

Curse the liars (S. Akhtar) 23

Mushawarat on Rahul Gandhi’s Muzaffarnagar statement (Shafiq Ahmed) 23

Vote bank & Muslim appeasement (S. Haque) 23



Niton Valves 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