16-31 May 2014

Table of Contents

Why are Hindutvadis Voting for Modi? (Aslam Abdullah) 1

K Rahman Khan humiliates upright officer 1

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 1


Issue / Opinion

Likely impacts of BJP and AAP on the Indian society  (Dr Rahul Pandey) 2

“Democracy” at the cost of Muslims    (iosworld.org) 2



Due to the curse of dowry, Muslim girls prefer to marry and live with non-Muslims (Shakeel Ahmad Rahmani) 3

Ayatullah Khamenei’s fatwa welcomed (N. A. Ansari, based on report in Hamara Samaj Urdu daily, Delhi, 19 March, 2014) 3

Outfits like Boko Haram and ISIS are terrorists and enemies of Islam and Muslims: Mushawarat 3

SC refers plea challenging SIMI ban renewal to larger bench  3



Three-fourth of country’s population below the poverty line: JNU Professor   4

Councillor attacked and abused because of her proximity to Muslims   (N. A. Ansari) 4

Rajasthan ATS arrests student let off by Delhi Police     4

European professors warn against Modi govt   4

92-year old Afaq Khan in jail for 38 years   (N. A. Ansari ) 4

“Pink Revolution” (S.M.Pasha) 4



Urdu media’s PR job for Modi      (Abdul Bari Masoud) 5

Mushawarat condemns detention of Dr Ghulam Qadir Lone in Kashmir  5

Congress alleges Modi of having links with Hawala traders  5

Bajrang Dal activists vandalize toll booths; misbehave with lady DySP in Brahmarakootlu (sahilonline.org — 27 Apr 2014) 5

Abu Asim on “True Muslim” (Masoom Moradabadi) 5



Worshipping Gods in the times of Elections (Ram Puniyani) 6

Dal Khalsa sends alarm bells ringing on the rise of majoritarian extremism (Some Thoughts on Campaign 2014) 6



Bodo Terrorists kill over 50 Assamese Muslims  (NA Ansari) 7

Secularism & Muslims:For Muslims, it's an issue of equality  (M.R. Shamshad) 7



Amit Shah: the stormy petrel   (Mustafa Khan   ) 8

Bangladeshi migrants, refugees, intruders – the reality  (Dr. Mumtaz Naiyer) 8



What we saw in Bangladesh: Two Indian Journalists     (Mumtaz Alam and Atif Jaleel, Indiatomorrow.net) 9 

Is the Internet killing religion?   9



Kashmir on the boil amid calls to boycott polls            (Afsana Rashid) 10

Condemning Azamgarh All The Time     (Sumit Paul) 10

Eunuchs not always Nature’s freaks (Sumit Paul) 10

Hindi film singers singing ghazals: sacrilegious!  (Sumit Paul) 10



Muslims “scared” of “Modi-government?” (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 11

Is Democracy merely rule by majority?  (Syed Khurshid Anwar) 11


Men & Women In News

New vice chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia  12


Special Report

Lecture on the current situation in Egypt  (Nadim Ahmad) 13

“Narendra Modi threat to human rights”  13

Sir Syed Awareness Forum Organises Seminar On Tipu Sultans’s India On His Death Anniversary  13


Community News

Azim Premji Foundation team visits AMU            14

Banks told: pay more attention to lending to minorities       14

J&K has maximum smokers                       14

BC people changing religions not to be deprived of facilities                           14

Meat export growing in Gujarat: Congress reply to Modi                              14

After AMU, JNU & BHU to open branches in Bihar                               14

Making marriage registration compulsory not proper: MPLB                             14

Illegal occupation of Waqf lands is now a non-bailable offence                    14

Petition challenging clean chit to Modi dismissed by SC                 14

Special status to J&K under Art 370               (N. A. Ansari) 14


Community News

Modern courses for Madrasa students in PIMT                        15

Students of Anjuman College win prize in fighter plane design                     15

"Deewan-e-Shaida" released                            15

Wakf board speeds up probe against mutawalli                          15

Non-Urdu staff in Urdu medium schools                       (N. A. Ansari) 15

The cynical cycle of terror arrests continues in Rajasthan        15



Israel may prevail now, but its doomed eventually (Khalid Amayreh) 16

Why Deal When Israel Holds All The Cards (Eric Margolis) 16

Kerry Warns Israel Could Become “An Apartheid State” 16



US Economy Is A House Of Cards   (Paul Craig Roberts) 17

“Palestinins want from India political solidarity to end colonialism” 17



Was John Kerry Wrong on Israeli Apartheid? (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 18

Risk of nuclear accidents is rising, says report on near-misses 18


Books from Pharos Media, publishers of MG 19


Islamic Perspective

Six Great Converts to Islam  (Firas Al-Khateeb ) 20



Turkey publishes Islamic Encyclopedia on the internet  21

Book: Qurani Mutala’at -- Samaji, Ma’ashi wa Siyasi Masael kay Hawalay say (Urdu), Publisher: Islamic Book Foundation, New Delhi, Year: 2014, Pages: 152, Price: Rs 120  21


MG Classifieds 22


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

Indian society in danger because of moral anarchy (Dr. M. Hashim Kidwai) 23

No reason to rejoice for Muslims  (S. Haque ) 23

Profession And Election      (Agustín PÉREZ CERRADA) 23

Assam violence    (Abdul Hameed Yousuf) 23

Political corruption galore   (Subhash Chandra Agrawal) 23

Muslim Terror -- Boko Haram et. al,   (Syed Shahabuddin) 23

Do or die situation for Indian Muslims! (Malik Ajmal) 23

An ideology less and glorious past less political party   (Dr. M. Hashim Kidwai) 23

Media coverage of Namo rallies     (Wakeel Ahmad) 23

Padma award  (Subhash Chandra Agrawal) 23

Election    (Sultan Akhtar) 23

Gone with the wind?  (S. A. U. Patel) 23

Democratic AAP  (Muhammad Azam) 23

Azam Khan is correct: Kargil liberated by Muslim soldiers!    (M Naqqaad) 23

Muslim Brotherhood is not terrorist (Mohamed Ameen) 23

Outfits like Boko Haram and ISIS are terrorists (Shahnawaz Warsi) 23

Detention of Dr Ghulam Qadir Lone (Junaid Bhat) 23

Assam Anti-Muslim Communal Violence by Bodo Terrorists (Khalid Noor Mohammed) 23

Gujarat has been peaceful? (Ayub Khan) 23

Media-money connection exposed (S. Haque) 23



Charity Alliance (Registered trust, Zakat India) 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