16-30 September 2013

Table of Contents

True Democracy in Action 1

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 1


Issue / Opinion

Reasons for keeping Muslim stooges (Mohammed Mahmood, Ghulam Muhammed, J.S.Bandukwala, Qaiser Mujtaba) 2

Asaram episode: aren’t we also equally responsible?   (Sumit Paul) 2

Become a ‘spiritual guru’! (Sumit Paul) 2



Islamic banking to be introduced in India soon (N. A. Ansari) 3

Delhi to get Madrasa Board (N. A. Ansari) 3

Gautam Budh Uni welcomes Madrasa students (N. A. Ansari) 3

Muslim journalists win  Journalism Excellence Awards 3



Finally, manual scavenging is banned 4

India is a Hindu nation in the cultural sense, says Goa CM 4

Modi targets Bhuj Sikh Farmers 4

Peace returns to Indore after 9 days of curfew (A. G. Khan) 4

Muslim orgs demand dismissal of UP govt  4

Mushawarat rejects the Syrian envoy’s claim 4



SP unable to tackle the U.P. communal tinderbox  (Subhashini Ali)  5

Doing more with the military (Firdaus Ahmed) 5



Business of Faith   (Ram Puniyani) 6 

Rihai Manch – a centurion protest (Salman Sultan) 6



Communal riots remain a recurring feature (N. A. Ansari) 7

Haryana cops to drop Persian, Urdu words   7

Persian paved way for secular, mass education in India: Historian 7



Hindutva lab falls along with lab assistant  (Mustafa Khan) 8 

Slamming Modi and Amit Shah, Vanzara quits IPS 8



Jamaat calls for real economic reforms, hails food security act and voices concern over the events of Syria and Egypt  9

Demo in support of Democracy in Egypt 9



Ehsas-e-Kashmir fails to enthuse Kashmiris            (Afsana Rashid) 10

Konan Poshpora probe ordered     (Afsana Rashid) 10

Protest by families of the Disappeared (Afsana Rashid) 10

Ten “militants” killed in the Valley (Afsana Rashid) 10

The Shalimar garden putsch (Ravi Nair) 10



Abuse of Parliamentary Democracy (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 11

Female child usually unwanted by Kashmiri parents  (Afsana Rashid) 11

When will India root out the tyranny of the Majority? (Ghulam Muhammed) 11


Men & Women In News

Maulana Abdul Hameed Rahmani  (Dr. Qutubuddin) 12


Special Report

Fake Pakistani video used to burn Muzaffarnagar 13

Dharna by WPI against price hike at Jantar Mantar (London demo against Modi visit) 13

PFI holds demo against the US threat 13

Souvenir on Maulana Daryabadi  13

Demo against the coup in Egypt 13


Community News

No salaries to Imams & Muazzins: HC    14

165 promising students of West Bengal get awards        14

Modi govt to repair riot-hit mosques and religious places        14

Montreal Model for preservation of Delhi Mughal monuments           14

Ghatkopar bomb blast accused Tajul Islam freed by POTA court          (N. A. Ansari) 14

Marriage registration now made compulsory for all Indians        14

Jharkhand govt’s grant for Madrasas and minority schools      14

Minorities Ministry to sponsor candidates for services exams 14

CBI’s notice to BJP-MLA and 50 others in Gopalgarh riots case 14

Conversion alleged: 14 picked up 14

Zakia Jafery question SIT’s clean chit to Modi 14


Community News

UP govt’s scheme of quota for Muslims         15

Punjab govt to grant scholarships to minority students             15

Hindu Maha Sabha plans to seek Modi’s support               15

Big B’s fake video           15

Indore under curfew on sadbhavna day             15

Court decides Amreen’s fate         15

Administration forcibly removes Fatima from protest place 15

What a tragic comedy! 15

Sants, sadhus raise voice against ‘84 kosi Parikrama” 15 

MANUU to set up a vocational training centre in Bidar 15

Government assurance on bringing communal violence bill in winter session of Parliament (N. A. Ansari) 15



The US Government Stands Revealed to the World as a Collection of War Criminals and Liars   16

The Death Merchants of Tel Aviv 16

John Kerry reveals Arab countries have offered to pay America to carry out full-scale invasion of Syria 16

Dubious Intelligence and Iran Blackmail: How Israel is Driving the US to War in Syria ) 17

Obama’s Syrian Hangover (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 18

Noam Chomsky Weighs In On Syria Strike 18

'The American Jewish Cocoon'  18


Books from Pharos Media, publishers of MG 19


Islamic Perspective

The Miracle of Positive Thinking (Shahnaaz Bemath) 20

Islamic Dress Code (Nazneen O. Sherawala) 20



Book: Destiny Disrupted : A History of the World through Islamic Eyes, Publishers: Public Affairs, New York, Year: 2011, Pages: 390, Price: $12.06/paperback,    ISBN: 13-978-58648-606-8    21


MG Classifieds 22


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

MG (Anees Ansari) 23

Memorial to three Congress former presidents  (M. Hashim Kidwai) 23

Hamare bhi hain Rahnuma kaise kaise.     (Faheemuddin) 23

Apprehension of Muslim youths: a pseudo-satisfaction   (Dr AH Maqdoomi) 23

Ban cyber pornography   (G. Hasnain Kaif) 23

30 August 2013  (Mukul Dube) 23

The Arrests of Tunda & Bhatkal (Rasheed Ansari) 23

India is second most dangerous country for mediapersons   (Mohd Zeyaullah Khan) 23

Congress is pushing media propaganda to woo Muslims    (S. Haque) 23

Is Pranab Mukherji responsible for India's economic woes?  (Dr Mookhi Amir Ali) 23

Riots in UP   (Subhashini Ali) 23

US against Syria  (     Shafaque Alam  ) 23

Hyderabad blasts  (Mohd Ziyaullah Khan) 23

Egypt    (Abdul Haque Khan) 23

Syrian ambassador's claim (Ghulam Muhammed) 23

A heinous race indeed (Sultan A. U. Patel) 23



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