16-31 July 2013

Table of Contents

Elections 2014: The worst case scenario (Firdaus Ahmed)1

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 1


Issue / Opinion

AMU Court or a Muslim Parliament? (Kaleem Kawaja) 2

Uniform Civil Code (Hashim Kidwai) 2



Communalism a major threat: Urdu Editors (Andalib Akhter) 3

Bihar moves to amend Bodhgaya Temple Act 3

White Paper on Terrorism 3

All past and present associates requested for participation (Syed Shahabuddin) 3



Assam tops 2012 list of custodial deaths in India  4

‘Religious men’ held with Rs 1 cr in stolen money 4

Ishrat case: which “truth” is false? (A. G. Khan) 4

Muslim orgs condemn the cowardly attack on the Mahabodhi temple 4

Malegaon: petition seeks action against ATS 4



ZFI chairman’s plain speaking to Narendra Modi  (N. A. Ansari)  5

Maharashtra: Rise in anti-Christian fundamentalism  5

Muslims Should Not Negotiate Deals With B.J.P. (Kaleem Kawaja) 5



Modi, Advani and Sangh’s Agenda   (Ram Puniyani) 6 

America: the Emerging Sodom of the “End Times” (Javed Jamil) 6



My Ahmedabad presentation: genesis and impact (Syed Zafar Mahmood) 7

Phone tapping - 90,000 cases in Gujarat intrigue  intelligence agencies 7

Release innocent Muslim youths in jail: NCM 7



The vultures return to the city: The “grey beard” and the “black beard” (Mustafa Khan) 8 

Reconsider changes in the proposed Waqf Bill: Mushawarat (Dr Zafarul-Islam Khan, President) 8




The enemy of the people: the “grey beard” (Mustafa Khan) 9

Paving The Way For New  9

On Match Fixing (Sumit Paul  ) 9



Salman Khurshid apologises for Konan Poshpura           (Afsana Rashid) 10

CBI asks transfer of Surankote to NIA    (Afsana Rashid) 10

DNA test demanded for mass graves (Afsana Rashid) 10

Army kills two youths (Afsana Rashid) 10

Letter from Muslim youth – no fiction, only facts (Rehan Ansari) 10



Indian Democracy: A One-Sided Process! (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 11

Curious case of TN police preventing ex-Maoists’ return to electoral path   11


Men & Women In News

Social Business of Muhammd Yunus  (Nava J. Thakuria) 12


Special Report

Lecture on the counter-revolution in Egypt (Nadim Ahmad) 13

Permission to sell waqf properties will destroy waqfs (Nadim Ahmad) 13

Support to Ishrat family 13

JIH Press Meet 13

No culture or civilisation without tolerance 13


Community News

Charity begins at home  (A. G. Khan) 14

4070 madrasas, schools, colleges get minority status       14

Hilaluddin Shah topper in Nagaland Board Exam       14

Jamiat’s scholarship for Hindus also          14

Three dozen courses approved for Khwaja University        14

Proposal to provide employment opportunities for minorities by corporate sector     (N. A. Ansari) 14

Tahura Shaikh scores 99.83% as external candidate     14

Clerk in Lokayukta net: bribe from Madrasa      14

Muslim teenager rescues ten persons 14

Settlement of Ayodhya dispute through mutual talks (Manzar Mehdi) 14

SIMI activists protest against harassment 14

Jamia Legal & Intellectual Council constituted 14

Sunil Joshi wanted to kill justice Bannerjee 14

Jamaat-e-Islami Hind doing relief work in Uttarakhand 14


Community News

Communal riot in Jalgaon      15

Residential schools to be opened in Okhla           15

Ishrat Encounter Enquiry stirs a hornet’s nest           (A. G. Khan) 15

Graveyard land for aganwadi        15

More than 250 Bihar madrasas to get computers           15

Accused in the bomb blasts that killed and injured hundreds, gets bail after 3 years      15

Urdu department set up in IGNOU      15

A new record in the production of tomato         15

Distribution of certificates in Arabic Centre       15

Indore mourns Asghar Ali Engineer       (A. G. Khan) 15

Boarding school on the pattern of Kalinga Institute to be opened in Delhi for minorities and backward class people (N. A. Ansari) 15



So Much For Mideast Democracy  16

Arab Shaikhs learn to behave (Dr Javed Jamil) 16



The bankrupt Ramallah regime (Khalid Amayreh) 17 

Egypt: It is a coup d'état! (Irfan Ahmad) 17



Egyptians robbed of their Revolution (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 18

Roadmap for Obama in Egypt: help restore status-quo ante (Ghulam Muhammed, Mumbai) 18


Books from Pharos Media, publishers of MG 19


Islamic Perspective

Suicides by Muslim girls (A. G. Khan) 20

Muslim Agenda for Unity (Javed Jamil) 20



Book: Issues of Communal Violence: Causes and Responses, Author: Irfan Engineer, Publishers: Institute for Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution, Mumbai, PB, Pages: 52 (Aria Thaker) 21

MY REFLECTIONS (Rizwan Ullah) 21


MG Classifieds 22


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

Bodh Gaya blast (Maqdoomi) 23

The problem in Bodh Gaya (Bhadant Prajnasheel) 23

Terror tactics of media    (S. Haque) 23

Overthrow of President Mursi  (Dr AH Maqdoomi) 23

K. Malikul  Azeez  (Israeli interference in Indian affairs) 23

These are Americans  (Nazneen O. Saherwala) 23

No safe exit to Modi (Kaleem Kawaja) 23

Decayed image of the Indian judiciary  (S. Haque) 23

   Who forbids Nitish Kumar to open his mouth?  (S. Haque) 23

Muslim Educational Inst. at target  (S. Haque) 23

Modi, the Nero of Gujarat   (G. Hasnain Kaif) 23

BJP overtures to Muslims  (     Prof. Shamim Ahmad, Dr Javed Jami) 23

Late-night mayhem by bikers on Delhi roads (Madhu Agrawal) 23

ASI to restore Kedarnath mandir    (S. Haque) 23

Ishrat encounter: political goals via murders (Sankara Narayanan) 23

Babri Issue (Abdul Khadeer) 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