16-31 August 2012

Table of Contents

Pune blasts: The story behind the story (Amaresh Misra) 1

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 1


Issue / Opinion

Born in free India, hence entitled to equal rights (Abdul Hafiz Gandhi) 2

Media and Muslims (Dr. M. Hashim Kidwai) 2

Shivaji spoke better Persian than Marathi! (Dr Sumit S Paul) 2



Communal riots in Bareilly 3

RSS worker arrested for bomb blast 3

NCPUL decides to translate important Arabic books into Urdu 3

White Paper on Terrorism: calling out readers and researchers (Zafarul-Islam Khan (Editor, The Milli Gazette) 3

Modi’s suicide threat had worked: Keshubhai (AG Khan) 3



JUH successful in the acquittal of more than 100 innocent Muslim prisoners 4

Political faultlines in Gujarat: Elections 2012 (Yunus Chitalwala) 4

Mammoth protest against Assam killings 4



Not so easy, Mr Modi (Firdaus Ahmed) 5

Relief work in Assam 5

Coordination Committee formed 5

Seven ‘terrorists’ acquitted by Delhi high court 5

Karnataka BJP govt protecting right-wing outfits 5    



Assam Violence: a wake up call (Ram Puniyani) 6

Bringing Bangladeshi angle to Assamese ethnic conflict is disservice to the Nation (V.K. Tripathi) 6



Muslims in Assam (M. H. Rahman) 7



The loot of waqf properties in India (Aziz A Mubaraki) 8



Riot after riot in Uttar Pradesh 9



No Kashmir solution without people’s participation: Omar (Afsana Rashid) 10

Protest over murder of youth (Afsana Rashid) 10

J&K voices always suppressed: Saeed (Afsana Rashid) 10

Civilians to depose in Army enquiry (Afsana Rashid) 10

65 years on, refugees still stateless in J&K 10

Open Letter to Assam CM 10



Exposed: Political Agenda of Hazare & Modi (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 11


Men & Women In News

Aziz Quraishi (NA Ansari) 12

Shahabuddin 12

Siraj Tirmizi (AG Khan) 12


Special Report

Mushawarat delegation visits Assam 13

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 13


Community News

Survey of Delhi madrasas 14

Sahulat Microfinance journal launched 14

Closure of non-Marathi schools in Mumbai demanded 14

Number of unemployed maximum in Gujarat 14

Minorities in Pakistan more safe 14

J&K Bank’s progress 14

Girls set record in Kashmir Civil Service examination 14

Urdu Academy to start Urdu teaching certificate course 14

Linguistic Minorities Commission recommends education to minorities children in their mother tongue (NA Ansari) 14


Community News

Kashmiri youth uneasy because of frequent reporting in courts 15

PFI starts scholarship loans scheme 15

Come to the help of Alliance School Murshidabad (Editor, The Milli Gazette) 15

Science books badly needed in Urdu 15

Jamia Hamdard to start MBBS course 15

A.P. Welfare Party to be launched on 7 Nov. 15

Follow Due Process in the Kazmi Case: Citizens committee 15

Six Muslims arrested for terrorism acquitted by court in Bhopal (NA Ansari) 15



Demonizing Muslims: To What End? 16

Israel can claim the title of the most racist state in the developed world 16

India objects to cancellation of NAM meeting on Palestine 16



£13tn hoard hidden from taxman by global elite  17

Israel shuns U. N. Human Rights Council 17

UN rights chief raises alarm at Myanmar Muslim crackdown 17

US sees Israel as counterintelligence threat 17



America’s Appalling Leadership Deficit (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 18

Iran: Israel Only Culprit behind Bus Explosion in Bulgaria 18


Books from Pharos Media, publishers of MG 19


Islamic Perspective

Worship: A medium for self-realization (Qureish Raghib) 20

Al Azhar scholar: Hijab not an “Islamic Duty”  20



Book: Education for Peace: Guideline for Frontline workers, Authors: Ranu Jain and Taha Abdul Rauf, Publisher: Institute for Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution, Mumbai (ipscri1@gmail.com), Year: 2012, Pages: 133, Price: Rs 150 (Ram Puniyani) 21

Book: The Color Revolutions, Author:  Lincoln A. Mitchell, Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, Year: 2012. 21


MG Classifieds 22


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

The Gall of Narendra Modi (Dr. Sumit S. Paul) 23

Wonderful concern for women (S. Akhtar) 23

Assam ethnic cleansing (Nisar Ahmad Khan) 23

Advani’s Enthusiasm And Excitement In Parliament (Maqdoomi) 23

Campaign of hatred against minorities (Dr. M. Hashim Kidwai) 23

Death of Fiza: suicide or murder (Subhash Chandra Agrawal, Dr Maqdoomi) 23

Prime Minister and British daily (Faheemuddin) 23

Flatterous fooling and looting (S. Akhtar) 23

Moralless newspapers (S.A.U. Patel) 23

Team Anna should go the legal way (Dr Mookhi Amir Ali) 23

Difference between Mahatma Gandhi and Media Gandhi (Dr. M. Hashim Kidwai) 23

Non-Congress, Non-BJP PM? (Dr Mookhi Amir Ali) 23

Assam BTAD clash And Ploice Inactivity (Raktim  Baruah, Shahidur Rashid Talukdar) 23

Let us realise (S. Akhtar) 23

No escape from truth (Faheemuddin) 23



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