16-31 October 2013

Table of Contents


Twenty years on, Jamia Hamdard harasses former lecturer, misuses judicial process, hurts Unani medicine (Zafarul-Islam Khan)1

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 1


Issue / Opinion

Defeat Modi’s Corporate and Communal Agenda (Dr Javed Jamil) 2

Why, Why, Why   (Sumit Paul) 2

Measuring Love? (Sumit Paul) 2

Knowledge vs. Wisdom (Sumit Paul) 2

Let Justice Palok Basu convince VHP to abide by verdict (Syed Shahabuddin) 2



Muzaffarnagar riots: youth killed and hanged (N. A. Ansari) 3

Attack on mosque in Karnal village, boycott of Muslims (N. A. Ansari) 3

Notice to Gujarat govt to explain why it refuses to submit riot documents to Nanavati Commission  3



Bulldoze mosques and madrasas to construct toilets: Shiv Sena  4

Mecca Masjid blast: AP High Court withdraws its stay on compensation to wrongly accused Muslim youth (Wahaj Hashmi) 4

Welfare Party launches national campaign against draconian laws 4

IM targets pro-govt Muslim leaders: “sources” 4

Mushawarat condemns Peshawar and Nairobi terror attacks  4




Islamic Finance will change India’s fortunes  (Manzar Imam)  5

Golden Jubilee of Radiance Viewsweekly 5

Home Minister asks CMs not to wrongfully detain Muslim youth  5



Temple, Toilet and Sangh Politics   (Ram Puniyani) 6 

Muslim absence from the strategic space (Firdaus Ahmed) 6



Nimesh Commisison report submitted in High Court (N. A. Ansari) 7

Drive to recruit minorities in para-military forces   7

Demand to celebrate Ne’matullah Ansari’s birthday at official level  (NA Ansari) 7

B. Ed classes in AMU’s Kishan Ganj Centre to start next month (MG News Desk) 7



“From day one of my arrest in 2003 till today I am in custody without any relief or trial”: Muzammil Akhtar   (Mustafa Khan) 8 

Maha Govt dole for madrasas (Ghulam Muhammed) 8



Why India needs Islamic banking  (Riaz Akhtar & Babita Talreja) 9

India’s brain drain persists 9



Former Army chief’s bomb raises temp in J&K            (Afsana Rashid) 10

Probe into Shopian killings     (Afsana Rashid) 10

Parleys ahead of assembly elections (Afsana Rashid) 10

Mass murder of Muslims celebrated in Hyderabad & Ka’taka 10



Withdrawal of Controversial Ordinance (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 11

Awareness key to curb pre-birth gender selection  (Afsana Rashid) 11


Men & Women In News


DR. IRTAZA H. SIDDIQUE (from an obituary note circulated by AFMI USA & Canada) 12


Special Report

Mass marriage ceremony in refugee camps (N. A. Ansari) 13

Seminar on Delhi Sultanate  13

Khan Abdul Ghafar Khan Stamp 13

Dharna for Reservation  13


Community News

Muhammad Irfan’s Teaching Mission      14

Syed Ali Syed: Dedication brings results        14

Khirkiya riots: PIL against MLA & son admitted          14

Kind to cows, cruel to men              14

Training for IAS in mosque!            14

Minority ministry a mere showpiece: Planning member          14

Noori Khan appointed Congress spokesperson        14

Maximum Urdu books translated in Russian language  14

Gogawan: Every Muslim home has a Haji  14

List of books of Sahitya Academy Library’s on-line    14

Supreme Court’s notices regarding computerisation of Waqf records   (N. A. Ansari) 14


Community News

Khirkiya curfew lifted          15

HC orders handover of riot documents to Bhat              15

Man accused of Chandan Nagar riot surrenders                15

2 VHP activists with weapons arrested             15

CBI quizzes Modi’s ministers              15

CBI quizzes Modi’s ministers           15

Modi’s Mega show: maha kumbh  15

The first crorepatii in KBC: Taj Muhammad  15

Manhunt for six absconders in sentational jail break  (A. G. Khan ) 15 

Classrooms of vibrant Gujarat  15

People have lost faith in the state government 15

Plan for girls inter college and girls hostel with minority fund 15

Prajapati encounter: sting operation triggers CBI probe 15

Shinde’s letter provokes BJP 15

Bail granted to three convicted in Godhra train burning case 15

Vanzara vs. Amit Shah: CBI investigates 15

Bhatkal’s confession on German Bakery blast 15

Objection to new coins with Vashno Devi’s image 15

Azamgarh’s first Muslim girl clears MBBS with good marks 15



US Is the World Leader in Spreading Destruction and Misery  16

Who’s killing Iran’s n-scientists? 16



Did the West invent Terrorism after killing Communism to end Islam 17

If this isn’t apartheid, then what is it? 17



Iran Holds the Key to Obama Legacy (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 18

Bin Laden Raid “One Big Lie”: Saymour Hersh 18


Books from Pharos Media, publishers of MG 19


Islamic Perspective

What is udhiyah/qurbani? (Shaikh (Dr) Haitham Al-Haddad) 20



Book: The Mirror of Beauty, Author: Shamsur Rahman Faruqi, Publisher: Penguin, Year: 2013, Price: Rs.899.    21

Dalit Phobia  21

Afzal Guru's book released (Afsana Rashid) 21



MG Classifieds 22


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

Thought-provoking articles (Faheemuddin) 23

Muzaffarnagar: perpetrated by Political Brokers  (Sumit Paul) 23

Revive Muslim India     (Ajaz ahmad Aziz Rehman Alig) 23

Shinde's letter   (Ram Puniyani) 23

Telengana   (A. Hameed Yousuf) 23

Time for Introspection  (Faiz Imam) 23

Bangladeshis in India (Rajmohan) 23

Content Verification of a TV show!   (Nehal Ahmed) 23

Suffering with Dignity    (Clemente Ferrer) 23

  Lalu's Well-Deserved Punishment  (Sumit Paul) 23

Three shades of communalism   (Ghulam Muhammed) 23

It is all for Modi  (Zuber Ahmed Khan  ) 23

First cousin marriage  (Syed Shahabuddin) 23

BJP demand    (A. Hameed Yousuf) 23

BJP needs riot ( Ghulam Muhammed) 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