16-30 September 2014

Table of Contents

India’s Intelligence Agencies Should Be Investigated For Terror Attacks (Ajit Sahi)  1

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 1


Issue / Opinion

Love jihad, from Jodha Akbar to the Meerut gang-rape  2

The first 100 days (Dr Mohammad Manzoor Alam) 2

We don’t need al-Qaeda (iosworld.org) 2

Majority of Muslims are critical of ISIS, Al-Qaeda (Sumit Paul) 2

Rein In Adityanath (Sumit Paul) 2



Al-Qaeda must keep away from Indian Muslims: Mushawarat 3

On Central govt’s request, Gujarat HC allows withdrawal of appeal (N. A. Ansari )  3

Yadav Committee and Police Commissioner find BJP responsible for riots in Saharanpur  (N. A. Ansari )  3

Police report of Muslims purchasing lands for building mosques smacks of conspiracy to incite communal riots (N. A. Ansari) 3

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Gujarat HC gives bail to Maulana Abdul Qawi 4

Toilets may help curb India’s rape crisis 4

Over 85k kids in Indian orphanages  4

Decline in values leads to sexual violence  4

Police opened fire over 4000 occasions during the last 5 years  4

Fake encounters in Manipur: NHRC orders compensation  4

The divisive agenda of RSS is now Public: Hansal Mehta 4



Saharanpur riots result in great loss to business (MG News Desk)  5

Tension in Pilibhit district over religious activities at a Peepal tree in a mazaar  (MG News Desk)  5

Beating of two Muslims leads to tension (MG News Desk) 5

Biased media has hijacked the system: Adv Pracha 5

Media silent as Prabhat Thakur, who sent threats in the name of IM, arrested (N. A. Ansari) 5



Hate Crimes and Communal Polarization (Ram Puniyani) 6

Muslims and NDA Govt: Emerging Trends (Mazher Hussain) 6



RSS groups secret plan: mythological stories to be projected as historical facts  7

Report on Bhiter Gaon, Kanpur, communal violence  7

UP sitting atop dynamite (Dr Mohammad Manzoor Alam) 7



“I Never Held Money With My Teeth”: Constructions of Exemplarity in Abul Fazl Farooqi’s Nasheb-o-Faraz - ii  8



Hate Propaganda on the Rise in Gujarat 9

Muslim businesses face heat in Gujarat (Abdul Hafiz Lakhani) 9

Pulwama killings; 23 years later, victim families still await justice 9

Leveraging Haj savings for community uplift (Dr Syed Zafar Mahmood) 9



One hundred days of Modi Sarkar (Kaleem Kawaja) 10

Unprecedented calamity in Kashmir Valley 10

Modi had better leave education sphere (Sumit Paul) 10

“Two communities in India have no say: Muslims and Dalits.” (Sumit Paul) 10

Free Sanskrit from Brahminical hegemony (Sumit Paul) 10



Indian Muslims & Al-Qaeda’s Non-existent “Indian Wing!” (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 11

Muslim Media: our role and expectations (M Ghazali Khan) 11


Men & Women In News

Balraj Puri (N.D.Pancholi) 12


Special Report

AMU students fabricate Formula Car  13

Cops torture Bangalore Muslim to death 13

Record success of Bridge Course passouts  13

Shubhradeep Chakravorty 13

A note from Shubhradeep's Facebook wall

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 13


Community News

Special issue of ‘Digital Learning’ on Muslim educational institutions   14

Nizamuddin Aulia represented the best of Indian Culture 14

Gulbarga Muslim edu institutions should strive for meeting the needs of modern times 14

Portal of Waqf Board’s documents approved 14

Inauguration of girls hostel, hostels for minority girls planned in all districts of Maharashtra 14

Change in electoral system need of the hour (N. A. Ansari) 14


Community News

Crime Data Contradicts Communal Spin to UP Rape Cases   15

Urdu is the language of All Indians: TRS MP 15

Muslim populated areas deprived of ‘Jan Dhan’ scheme   15

Aseemanand gets bail in Samjhauta blast case 15

No Muslim in reconstituted Freedom Fighters Committee 15

“Mission” Urdu weekly released 15

E Ahamed meets Rajnath  15

Indian scientist invents drug for breast-cancer  15

Certificate courses in development journalism  15

Distress sale of properties in riot-affected areas 15



On Course for Holocaust-II…? (Alan Hart) 16



ISIS Nicely Fills West’s Need for a New Bogey 17

Australian newspaper retracts cartoon that showed what Israel did in Gaza for 51 days



Pakistan is failing its Own People (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 18


Books from Pharos Media, publishers of MG 19


Islamic Perspective

Hardships in Islam: Blessings in Disguise? 20

Islam does have epochal theologians (Sumit Paul) 20



Book: In the Shade of the Swastika, Publishers: I Libri di Emil, Bologna, Italy,


MG Classifieds 22


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

MG closure? (Ahtasham Alam, Razdanraz) 23

Love Jihad - Fact or fiction? (S. Haque, Shaikh Faheem) 23

Khliafat (S. M. Pasha) 23

An open letter to Mohd. Azam Khan (Hem Raj Jain) 23

Hinduised education (S. M. Pasha) 23

How RSS became mainstream (Qurban Ali) 23

Hindi-Hindu conflict (Dr AH Maqdoomi,) 23

Controversy on appointing ex-CJI as state Governor (Subhash Chandra Agrawal,) 23

CBI Director’s visitors (Madhu Agrawal,) 23

Marriage injustice (Dr AH Maqfoomi) 23

NIA exposes the reality of RSS (S. Haque,) 23

Indian Muslims & Al-Qaeda's Non-existent "Indian Wing!"  (Razdanraz) 23

Advice to Indian Muslims: you are safer in India  23

Muslim rule & English education for every evil (S. Haque) 23



Charity Alliance  17


Qur’an – A verse a day 22

Taarikh Tadween Sunnat – Islamic Studies Academy (Pvt.) Ltd. 22

Kaanti (Weekly and Monthly) 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