16-30 September 2012

Table of Contents

Postage stamp in the honour of the great Maulana Madani (NA Ansari) 1

SC petition stalls AMU Kishanganj campus (Aaliya Khan) 1

The “Saudi” connection (Zafarul-Islam Khan) 1

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 1


Issue / Opinion

Sanjeev Bhatt’s Open Letters to Modi and Kodnani 2

Nominal representation of Muslims in the police force causing difficulties (NA Ansari) 2

Blood-bath at Naroda Patiya (Dr. Sumit S. Paul) 2



Yugal Kishore speaks (Translated from Hindi by Aaliya Khan) 3

White Paper on Terrorism: calling out readers and researchers (Zafarul-Islam Khan) 3

Rally proposed from Ayodhya for national unity and harmony (NA Ansari) 3

Muslim organisations form coordination committee on Assam 3

Bombay riots accused exonerated after 20 years 3



Farmer suicides in Gujarat continue 4

Animals clean toilets, Apex Court told 4

Naroda Patiya Case: Victims’ Faith In Justice Reaffirmed 4

Concerned Muslims renew efforts to reclaim 123 prime Waqf properties (Abdul Bari Masoud) 4



A secure minority, for a secure nation (Firdaus Ahmed) 5

Accused innocents, traumatized spouses and broken families (Mustafa Khan) 5



Bangladeshis in India: myth and reality (Ram Puniyani) 6 

Release of Nimesh report demanded (Compiled by Aaliya Khan) 6

Personal Law Board to campaign for Waqf Bill amendments (Compiled by Aaliya Khan) 6

VHP, Bajrang Dal set deadline to ban cow slaughter (Compiled by Aaliya Khan) 6

Compensation for Custodial Torture (Compiled by Aaliya Khan) 6

NIA chargesheets two more saffronites (Compiled by Aaliya Khan) 6

NGOs protest against Hindu Marriage Act (Compiled by Aaliya Khan) 6



The Current crisis in “Bodoland” (Zafarul-Islam Khan) 7

People struggle at Forbesganj 7

21 sentenced to life term in Gujarat (AG Khan) 7

Homestay attack backed by top RSS leaders (Aaliya Khan) 7

Film on the lawyer who chose to defend the ‘imaginary terrorists’ (NA Ansari) 7



Evidence shows Kazmi has been framed 8

Sacrificial Lambs - ii (Compiled by Zafarul-Islam Khan) 8

Father stripped and beaten in front of son (Compiled by Zafarul-Islam Khan) 8



Conclusion of p. no. (8) 9



More cases of disappearances documented (Afsana Rashid) 10

Interlocutors are back in the Valley (Afsana Rashid) 10

Controversy over Amarnath road (Afsana Rashid) 10

Child arrested on Eid day (Afsana Rashid) 10

Equal Opportunity Commission Bill Still In Process (Abdul Bari Masoud) 10

Abdul Naser Maudany Is Not The Only One  10



Gujarat: Muslims Still Await Justice (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 11

Why Muslims are critical of the media 11

Discrimination will cost Congress dearly (Zafar Alam Khan) 11


Men & Women In News

Prof. M. N. Faruqi (Mohammad Sajjad) 12


Special Report

Khudai Khidmatgar in Assam camps 13

Iran’s connection to India’s Sikhs 13

Bombay Police’s ugly face 13

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 13


Community News

AMU VC donates blood 14

AMU to have separate students union for girls college 14

School established in memory of Kausar Farooqui 14

One dead, many injured in Delhi violence 14

Mamata bans IPS officer’s critical book 14

Tasmia Library houses rare Qur’an mss (NA Ansari) 14

AMU Vice Chancellor welcomed at Women’s College 14

AMU’s All India Essay Writing Competition 14

Pamphlet on Ibn Safi 14

Schools and colleges open in Bareilly after 40 days 14

Windfall for Muslims of Uttrakhand on the occasion of Eid 14

Hindu groups doctor images for inciting (AG Khan) 14

Maha pro-active police implicates innocents 14 


Community News

JUH to build ‘Jamiat Nagar’ in Assam 15

Communal riots 15

Jamia Rizvia of Bareilly to be upgraded to a university 15

U.P. Shia Board chairman expelled from S.P. 15

Progress of Gujarat Muslims is laudable 15

Busy Modi keeps Habibullah waiting (AG Khan) 15

Indications of positive change in western world’s understanding of Islam (NA Ansari) 15



American Muslims remain in  the dock 11 years after 9/11 (Abdus Sattar Ghazali) 16

Nonaligned bloc backs Iran 16



Israeli killer given 45 days 17



Pakistan is becoming a Hell for its Minorities (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 18


Books from Pharos Media, publishers of MG 19


Islamic Perspective

Origins of poisoning of the Western mind against Islam (Muhammad Asad) 20



Book: Kashmir: The undeniable Truth - A Social and Political Analysis of Kashmir, Author: Hashim Qureshi, Publisher: Iqra Publications, Srinagar, Kashmir, Year of Publication: 2010, Price: Rs 350, Pages: 352+16 plates (Mushtaq Ul Haq Ahmad Sikander) 21


MG Classifieds 22


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

MG (Shakeel Ahmad Frank) 23

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

Is media’s agenda to protect scamsters? (S. Haque) 23

Deceitful democracy (S. Akhtar) 23

If a Muslim were in place of Rajesh Jaiswal... (S. Haque) 23

Muslim behaviour (Nazneen O. Saherwala) 23

Are dalits told of saffron brigade (S. Haque) 23

Will Abdul Nasir Maudani not be freed before his death? (Haji M. A. Khan) 23

How can problems be solved? (Sultan A. Patel) 23

Brilliant thoughts (Dr. Kathreen Jones) 23

Superstitious all (Mukul Dube) 23

Instant triple Talaq un-Islamic (G. Hasnain Kaif) 23

Mamata has shown mamata to Muslims of Assam (Dr AH Maqdoomi) 23

An open letter to Mr Asaduddin Owaisi MP (Rasheed Ansari) 23

Islam & Muslims (S. Akhtar) 23

Sack Tarun Gogoi and hand over Assam to army (G. Hasnain Kaif) 23

Assam carnage (Faheemuddin) 23

Pak power (S. Akhtar Patel) 23



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


Enlightens Allah’s Message – www.mostmerciful.com 24

With best compliments from Kaleem Kawaja (Washington DC) 24

Islamic Book Store 24