16-31 December 2013

Table of Contents


Will India’s next PM be barred from entering the US?1

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 1


Issue / Opinion

Honour killings vis-à-vis faith (AG Khan) 2

Plight of Muslim riot victims   (Sumit Paul) 2

    Flagrant Humiliation of Yasin Malik (Sumit Paul) 2

Mandela: Icon of universal peace (Sumit Paul) 2



Hounded out of home, death stalks Muzaffarnagar riots victims  3

Muzaffarnagar victims are dying by their droves (Dr Zafarul-Islam Khan) 3

White Paper on Terrorism  3

Clarification from Maulana Esa Mansuri about his meeting with Modi (Maulana Muhammed Essa Mansuri) 3



UP govt cannot withdraw terror cases without Centre’s consent: HC  4

Demand for rebuilding the Babri Masjid  4

Communal Violence Bill to be toned down   4

A glimpse of how India will be if Modi comes to power 4



JIH delegation’s efforts to bring normalcy: Jat leaders now realise the futility of the loss of lives and violence    (N. A. Ansari) 5

Maulana Kalb-e Jawad and his supporters send relief (N. A. Ansari) 5

Financial and legal help to Muzaffarnagar’s riot-hit people most important: AMULF  (N. A. Ansari) 5

Help of Rs 10 lakh by NRIs in Saudi Arabia to riot victims  (N. A. Ansari) 5

SC snubs UP govt for discriminatory policy of compensations to the riot victims   5

JUH hands over 188 houses to riot victims of Assam (MG News Desk) 5

A Muslim Cricket Star   5



Kashmir: Understanding Article 370   (Ram Puniyani) 6 

How Himayat Baig was trapped (Mustafa Khan) 6



U.P. Govt claims Shamli camps closed  (MG News Desk) 7

Seriously injured persons in Muzaffarnagar riots to get pension (MG News Desk) 7

High Court rejects PIL objecting to building of Haj House in Ghaziabad 7

JIH rejects live-in relationships 7

Education & Career 7 (Shahla Khan) 7



Land Disappears in Mod(i)el State & the Biggest Security Fraud    (ANHAD ) 8 

Sunil Joshi: Killed by his own associates!  (Sumit Paul) 8



Hamid Ansari on the twin concepts of identity and citizenship  (Endnotes have been omitted) 9



BJP’s p.m.-in-waiting starts debate on Art. 370            (Afsana Rashid) 10

CM abuses Geelani     (Afsana Rashid) 10

Woman humiliated (Afsana Rashid) 10

Why Islam So Vehemently Condemns Homosexuality (Sumit Paul) 10

Anti-Homosexuality Must Promote Indian Homogeneity (Mustafa Kamal Sherwani) 10

Article 377 and Muslims (Mazin Khan) 10



Muslim Vote & Assembly Elections (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 11

Historical Judgment on “Gays”  (Dr Javed Jamil) 11


Men & Women In News

Long Live Dilip Sahab  (Sumit Paul) 12


Special Report

Coordination office opened for Muzaffarnagar riot victims 13

Seminar on Maulana Azad  13

Bridge School for riot victims 13

Jamia’s Annual Convocation 13


Community News

UK govt permits CBCID to file criminal cases against those found guilty in riots       14

Blasts accused memorises the Qur’an in jail           14

Court orders dargah administration to supervise all offerings              14

Noori Khan fears for her life                  14

Women poll officers to identify burqa-clad voters                  14

DMs told to give 20% quota to minorities in govt schemes              14

HC asks CBI to file counter affidavit in Babri missing papers case           14

Post-riot negative reporting preventing normalcy      14

HC directs UP govt to reconstitute Urdu Academy in 6 weeks     14

Fatima: first woman crorepati in KBC-7      14

A National portal launched on Maulana Azad on his 125th birth anniversary    (N. A. Ansari) 14


Community News

Demolition order of Madrasa in AP               15

Medical College named after Shaikhul Hind               15

One more accused in Godhra train fire case acquitted                      15

Zahareela Saheb & Madhuriben                15

Confiscation proceedings of 13 absconders in murder cases                15

Sachar illegal: Gujarat government tells SC              (N. A. Ansari) 15

Satellite campus and ITI of MANUU in Bidar     15

Writers Forum set up in BS Abdur Rahman University        15

Silence, Gujarat now has a Lokayukta      15 

Amit Shah accused of plotting murder 15

Parsis who beget three or more children to get allowances 15

Jamia Millia Islamia University’s Convocation 2013 15

Communal riot in Katras (Jharkhand) 15



Muslim Population - The Future of the World  16

Israel is planning to move ahead with another 3,360 new settler homes in the West Bank  16

Mandela’s Memo to Thomas Friedman About Israel & Palestine 16



On Arafat, Arab secularists and PA-Israeli talks  (Khalid Amayreh ) 17

Judicial murder in Bangladesh 17

Mushawarat condemns the judicial murder of Bangladeshi leader 17



Overthrowing tyrannical regimes is a must for Muslims (Khalid Amayreh) 18

Yunus era ends in Grameen bank: Nobel winning bank brought under Bangladesh Bank (Nava Thakuria) 18


Books from Pharos Media, publishers of MG 19


Islamic Perspective

Live-in relationships and love marriages (A. G. Khan) 20



Punishment At Every Step: Urdu short stories from J&K (Mushtaq Ul Haq Ahmad Sikander) 21

The Destruction of Hyderabad 21


MG Classifieds 22


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

MG (S. Akhtar) 23

The USP of Kejriwal: effective challenge to Congress/BJP cartel  (Ghulam Muhammed) 23

Tejpal’s ‘Tej’?     (S. A. U. Patel) 23

Palestine: One state Solution   (PA Mohamed Ameen) 23

Patna Serial Blast-other side   (S. Haque) 23

Muharram   (Alim Husain) 23

Combat communalism and fascism (G. Hasnain Kaif) 23

Elections   (Farzana Z Khan) 23

India ranking third in black money outflow     (Subhash Chandra Agrawall) 23

Lal Batti  (Subhash Chandra Agrawal) 23

“Governments are unable to reign RSS”   (S. Haque) 23

Indirect support for Islamic Lawl  (     Faheemuddin  ) 23

Supreme Court And The Divine Laws  (Dr AH Maqdoomi) 23

AAP must form the govt    (Dr Mookhi Amir Ali) 23

Urdu Media lacks courage? (    S. Haque) 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