16-31 October 2012

Table of Contents

U.P. ATS planting stories to delay Tariq-Mujahid release  1

“Constitutional Rights not yardstick to asses democracy” 1

Murderers, not Muslims (Zafarul-Islam Khan) 1

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 1


Issue / Opinion

Haj 2012: If your name didn’t show in the draw of lots (Syed Zafar Mahmood) 2

Indian Media (M. Hashim Kidwai (ex M.P.)) 2

Remembering Edward W Said (Sumit S. Paul) 2



Meat industry, people suffering (NA Ansari) 2

Karnataka surpasses Gujarat in persecuting Muslims (NA Ansari) 3

White Paper on Terrorism: calling out readers & researchers (Zafarul-Islam Khan, Editor, The Milli Gazette - edit@milligazette.com) 3

DMs of minority districts of U.P. asked to submit reports (NA Ansari) 3

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 3



Thank you Manmohan-Montek, foreign fraudster is back in business (Compiled by Aaliya Khan) 4

Child mortality highest in India (Compiled by Aaliya Khan) 4

U.P., Delhi No. 1 and 2 in violence against women (Compiled by Aaliya Khan) 4

Govt grants to Pandit families (Compiled by Aaliya Khan) 4

The Wizard of Gujarat (Yunus Chitalwala) 4

UPA government to introduce ‘Surya Namaskar’ in schools (NA Ansari) 4



Riots rob Muslims’ sense of security (Mohammad Shahid) 5

Kerala Muslims seek due representation in govt (Abdul Bari Masoud) 5

Out of 247 Waqf properties in Delhi, only 123 are topic of discussion (NA Ansari) 5



Is “Hindu” our identity and nationality? (Ram Puniyani) 6 

“Discontented Muslim youths in Assam may be fodder for terrorists” (Compiled by Aaliya Khan) 6

Hindu-Muslim amity in war-torn Assam (Compiled by Aaliya Khan) 6

Corporate-political nexus (Compiled by Aaliya Khan) 6

Convicted for murder, Gawli used party cover (Compiled by Aaliya Khan) 6

Assamese not divided on religious lines  (Compiled by Aaliya Khan) 6

UAPA has more teeth (Compiled by Aaliya Khan) 6



Police chiefs go overboard with their crackdown on Muslims (Mustafa Khan) 7

Tariq Qasmi seeks permission for suicide 7



Police And Communal Violence (Asghar Ali Engineer) 8

JIH demands anti-blasphemy laws to protect religious personalities 8



Pros and cons of AMU centres (Mushtaq Ahgmad Alig) 9

Why are Muslims leaders silent over harmful economic oolicies? (Kaleem Kawaja ) 9



Families of Pathribal victims threatened (Afsana Rashid) 10

Attacks on sarpanchs condemned (Afsana Rashid) 10

Dr Qasim Faktoo still in jail (Afsana Rashid) 10

Land occupied by Army (Afsana Rashid) 10

Are police and intelligence agencies out of control? (Syed Zubair Ahmad) 10



Muslim vote & Gujarat polls (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 11

Reflections on US concern for religious liberty (Tahir Mahmood) 11

Disliking A “Dalit” Name (Sumit S Paul) 11


Men & Women In News

Rashida Khan (Aaliya Khan) 12

An Attempt To Slight Mohammad Rafi (Dr Sumit S Paul) 12


Special Report

Mushawarat deliberates on burning issues 13


Community News

Mosque makes way for the highway (AG Khan) 14

Six students pass UGC examination with Urdu 14

N.G.O. to  rehabilitate 100 children from Assam 14

A laudable step by Muslim youths of Tamil Nadu village 14

‘Yeh Zindagi hai Gulshan’, positive Urdu T.V. serial 14

A madrasa run by a Christian (NA Ansari) 14

Two Taj mahals in Bhopal! 14

Death threat looming over victims of Deepda darwaza riots 14

NIA barred from interrogating Pragya Thakur in  Joshi case 14

Tulsi encounter: noose tightens around more officers 14

High court dismisses Gujarat minister’s petition 14

Sadiq Jamal encounter: CBI gets govt. nod 14

Ujjain resident gets international recognition 14

Bank accounts of minority students: bank managers warned 14


Community News

JMI makes Urdu compulsory 15

Jamaat-e-Islami Hind’s Relief Work in Assam 15

Urdu translation of book on minority schemes released 15

Teaching at University to begin from November 15

Jamiat’s Legal Cell inaugurated in Dhubri 15

Indian Muslims don’t fare well at all, says US report 15

Brigadier takes over as Pro-Vice Chancellor of AMU 15

Kashmir, a haven of criminals (Manzoor Zahoor (translated from Urdu)) 15



American choice: be an informer or you’re terrorist 16



Hidden Causes of the Muslim Protests (Robert Wright) 17

White chauvinism behind terror in America: reports (Aaliya Khan) 17

Egypt seeks to amend trade agreement with US, Israel) 17



Boycott Israel - an Indian imperative 18

Sabra And Shatila Thirty Years After 18


Books from Pharos Media, publishers of MG 19


Islamic Perspective

Is renaissance possible in the Islamic World today?-i (Asghar Ali Engineer) 20



Book: Islam in South Asia, vol. VI: Soundings on Partition and its Aftermath, Editor: Mushirul Hasan, Publisher: Manohar, Delhi, Year: 2010, Pages: 369 h/b, ISBN 978-81-7304-827-2, Price Rs. 950   (Available from Pharos Media) (Mohammad Sajjad) 21

Book: Denial of Citizenship rights and marginalization: Linguistic Bengalis and Muslim minorities in Assam, Author: Shahiuz Zaman Ahmed, ISBN:978-81-922087-0-1, Price: Rs. 150/-, For Copies Contact  Institute for Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 602 & 603, New Silver Star, 6th Floor, Santacruz (E), Mumbai: - 400 055., E-mail: ipscr1@gmail.com, Phone: (022-26149668), (26102089) 21


MG Classifieds 22


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

Congratulation for revolutionary note (S. Haque) 23

Muslim representation in the Police (Syed Shahabuddin) 23

Keep safe distance (Sultan A. Patel) 23

White Paper — khaki menace against Muslims (S. Haque) 23

Stupendous problems of Indian democracy and their solution (Dr. M. Hasim Kidwai) 23

Alas Mr Salman Khurshid (Dr AH Maqdoomi) 23

A voice of wisdom (S. A. U. Patel) 23

Kejriwal and  Anna Hazare (Dr AH Maqdoomi) 23

Pakistani Taliban (Ayesha, Amreen Khan, Tabassum & Firdose Begum) 23

Defective public railway announcement system (Dr. M. Hashim Kidwai) 23

Congress net to trap Muslim vote (S. Haque) 23

Shaheed Qateel Siddiqui’s relative put a mirror before nation (S. Haque) 23

Ban communal organizations involved in terrorist activities (Dr. M. Hashim Kidwai) 23

What a coincidence - Aamir Khan not a terrorist (S. Haque) 23

If Mallya is a killer, what about Modi and Advani? (S. Haque) 23

Cyber crime (Mohd Ziyaullah Khan) 23

Social Media and Our Society (Md. Maroof Azam) 23

Haj (Syed Sultan Mohiddin) 23

Greatest threat to humanity and liberty (G. Hasnain Kaif) 23

Kejrival Verses Rahul Gandhi (Dr Maqdoomi) 23

Media, Muslims and justice (S. Haque) 23



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

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

With best compliments from Kaleem Kawaja (Washington DC) 24

Islamic Book Store, Kolkata 24