16-31 March 2012

Table of Contents

Arrest of Kazmi – questions galore (S. Aziz Haider) 1

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 1


Issue / Opinion

Give Muslims the benefit of doubt, Mr. Swamy (Mohammed Ayub Khan) 2

Bengal inching towards social, political & financial bankruptcy (Aziz A. Mubaraki) 2



Media, civil society and community decry Kazmi arrest (Nadim Ahmad) 3

Police across India communalised, frames Muslims in fake terror cases: Bhushan 3

Spat between Mossad and IB over probe 3

Community leaders condemn Journalist Kazmi’s arrest 3

US House asks Gujarat to restore religious freedom 3



Over 82% Indian IT engineers unemployable 4

UP rejects BJP’s Ram Rajya (Mohammad Naushad Khan) 4

Govt seeks details on minority welfare plan (MG News Desk) 4

Promote Urdu as language and common culture (MG News Desk) 4

Accused in Prof’s killing gets M.P. job (MG News Desk) 4



Gujarat: from carnage to carnival (Raju Solanki) 5

We don’t want to be bonded labour of corporate sector: Mujtaba (Haseen Ahmad) 5

Mushawarat welcomes U.P. election results 5

NIA investigations genuine or poll-oriented? (AG Khan) 5



The Norm of the patriarch (Ram Puniyani) 6

Hindutva terror group busted, 5 arrested for Haryana blasts (MG News Desk) 6

Yeh VHP Kya hai: LK Advani (MG News Desk) 6

Abolition of Section 341 of the Constitution demanded for being discriminatory (NA Ansari) 6



Ten Years of Gujarat Carnage (Asghar Ali Engineer) 7

Muslims are Gujarat’s new outcastes: survey (MG News Desk) 7



Mushawarat deliberates on national and international issues 8



Jamaat-e Islami Hind to start campaign against homosexuality (Nadim Ahmad) 9

How to prevent another Gujarat? (Karthik Navayan) 9



Kashmir leaders oppose counter terror centre (Afsana Rashid) 10

Yasin Malik charged under POTA (Afsana Rashid) 10

New policy for surrendered militants (Afsana Rashid) 10



UP Elections: Lessons (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 11

800,000 Kashmiris haunted by horror (Sana Altaf) 11

“Sadhbhavna” without truth and justice is a farce: Justice Suresh 11


Men & Women In News

Hazrat Syed Mohammad Izhar Ashraf (1934-2012) 12


Special Report

Root cause of all problems of Muslims is their moving away from Islam: Imam Haram (NA Ansari) 13

Global March to Jerusalem flagged off 13

A callous society and a brave little girl (Ashok Agarwal, Advocate) 13

Syeda Hameed releases two books (Rakhshanda Jalil) 13

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 13


Community News

Protest in Okhla against illegal arrests 14

Awakening among Muslims is the need of the hour 14

Karamatullah Ghori’s services in the literary field 14

A school in memory of Ehsan Jafri in Ahmedbad 14

Darul Uloom Deoband budget approved for current year 14

Former British envoy deposed through video-conferencing 14

Demonstrating Sadbhavna 14

Gujarat H.C. contempt case: home minister to apologise 14

Christian cemetery demolished to appease Jains 14

Delhi private schools discriminate against Muslim children (NA Ansar) 14


Community News

Lecture on Arab Spring 15

Bogus Rocket launcher story exposed 15

2 arrested for misuse of minority funds in UP 15

Minorities complaints centres in Delhi 15

Delhi Waqf Board equipped with modern techniques (NA Ansari) 15

Apex Court seeks clarification on govt’s Haj policy 15

ZFI Fellowship’s services coaching test to be held in April 15

Graveyard land is always a graveyard land, says court 15

Murder most foul: following un-Islamic life style 15



US, India should rethink Israel (Arshi Khan) 16

Wipe Out Israel? Or Palestine? 16

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 16



What Are Iran’s Intentions? (Noam Chomsky) 17

Lady Tonge resigns over Israel remarks 17

Islam fastest growing religion in America 17



Is Obama bluffing on Iran or calling the Israeli bluff? (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 18

Any conflict on Iran is a direct threat to Russia's security 18



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Book wins the Waldo G. Leland Prize (AG Khan) 19


Books from Pharos Media, publishers of this newspaper 20


Islamic Perspectives

The Basis of Friendship (Excerpts From Quarry Of  The Mind (Sayd Al-Khatir) by Ibn Al-Jawzi (d. 597H) - translated by Omar Abdl-Haleem) 21

How Malik ibn Dinar came to repent (Abu Tariq Hijazi) 21


MG Classifieds 22


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

The task before Mulayam Singh (Dr AH Maqdoomi) 23

Amicus curie report on Modi role in Gujarat riot (S. Haque) 23

Race for renaming roads in Delhi (Madhu Agarwal) 23

Shameless coward countries (Sultan A.U. Patel) 23

Indian Police (Dr. M. Hashim Kidwai, ex-MP, S. Haque) 23

How to understand peace (Nazneen O.Saherwala) 23

Foreign Hand! (Dr Mookhi Amir Ali) 23

Media gagged in Bihar, Urdu press in coma (S. Haque) 23

Beware of Israel – a rogue state (G. Hasnain Kaif) 23

Such Israeli news don’t get media attention (S. Haque) 23

Congress in UP (Dr Mookhi Amir Ali, Syed Sultan Mohiddin) 23

Change your taste (Shafaque Alam) 23

Role of US in Iran and Israel conflict (Hem Raj Jain) 23

Italian minister’s visit of India (Dr. Abdul Hameed Maqdoomi) 23

Israel–greatest threat to world peace (G. Hasnain Kaif) 23

IBN 7 programme Gujarat after 10 yrs. (S. Haque) 23

Mamata Banerjee promises Muslim reservation (S. Haque) 23



Idarah Al-Hasanaat (Rampur) 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

Enlightens Allah’s Message – www.mostmerciful.com 24

Foodsmiths, Mumbai, Cakes, Cupcakes, Catering, Consultation 24


With best compliments from Kaleem Kawaja (Washington DC) 22

Islamic Book Store, Kolkata 24