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US identifies LeT as one of three main threats to its soldiers in Afghanistan

The LeT's classification as a threat heralds more trouble for Pakistan, which is courting global scrutiny for failing to check terror financing.
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Lashkar members more educated than average Pakistani male, says scholar Christine Fair

In a wide-ranging discussion on her new book, Georgetown University professor Christine Fair shed light on some unknown aspects of terror organisation LeT.
Taliban

For the LeT, convincing mothers is one of the key steps to recruiting for Jihad

LeT is recruiting not just a member or a fighter but the entire immediate and extended family.
Memorial for assassinated journalist Shujaat Bukhari | ThePrint.in/Rahiba R. Parveen

Top LeT operative, who killed Kashmir journalist Bukhari, gunned down in encounter

Naveed Jatt killed in an encounter at central Kashmir's Budgam district. He had escaped from police custody earlier this year. New Delhi: Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant Naveed Jatt alias Abu Hanzullah, who is believed to be one of the main assassins of senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari, was killed in an encounter Wednesday. Jatt was shot dead by security forces at central Kashmir’s Kuthpora in Budgam district. A senior Jammu and Kashmir police officer confirmed his death to ThePrint. Three army personnel were also injured in the encounter. The encounter began in the early hours of Wednesday when a special operations group of the Jammu and Kashmir police cordoned off a house in Budgam following an intelligence input about the presence of militants, officials said. The gun battle broke out when those holed up inside the house fired at security forces. "It was swift operation carried out by security forces. We finally got the prize catch Naveed...
Protests being held against Asia Bibi in Pakistan

Pakistan’s Asia Bibi episode shows injecting extremists into politics is a bad idea

Imran Khan government's reluctance to confront clerical power makes its earlier promises ring hollow.

The small-town boy who became India’s first ISIS suicide bomber

In less than a decade, Fayaz Kagzi went from being a B.Ed student in Maharashtra to Lashkar recruiter and finally ended up dying for the ISIS cause in Saudi Arabia
Milli Muslim League leader, Hafiz Saeed giving a speec

The US blacklists Hafiz Saeed’s Milli Muslim League as terrorist organisation

Seven members of MML's central leadership body have been designated as foreign terrorists. This move comes just ahead of the general elections in Pakistan.
FATF's plenary meeting

Now that it’s headed to the grey list, Pakistan faces real economic risks too

The FATF decision is bad and good news for Pakistan. Getting grey-listed is much less serious, particularly on reputational levels, than getting blacklisted.
A file photo of Naveed Jat | PTI Photo

Who is Naveed Jat, and why his escape is a blow for the security establishment in J&K

The Pakistani LeT man escaped after militants opened fire at a Srinagar hospital Tuesday. His arrest in 2014 had been hailed as a major breakthrough.
A representational image of soldiers in Kashmir | Waseem Andrabi/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

Hafiz Saeed & Salahuddin among 12 in NIA charge sheet in J&K terror funding case

Many Hurriyat office-bearers also named alongside LeT and Hizbul Mujahideen chiefs, NIA says it has definite evidence of cross-LoC funding

On Camera

File photo of Smriti Irani | Facebook

Smriti Irani’s makeover: From being most disliked Modi minister to dynasty slayer in Amethi

After causing the biggest upset in 2019 elections, Smriti Irani has ensured she can no longer be ignored by PM Modi and Amit Shah.
elections

Does Congress have a future in India after 2019 Lok Sabha election results?

The Congress party faced a crushing defeat in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections at the hands of Narendra Modi-led BJP.

Defence

Ministry of Defence building

On new govt’s defence agenda — 4 key projects to boost India’s military prowess

Indian Air Force and Indian Navy are in dire need of fighter jets, helicopters and submarines, and the new government has to ensure that they get them.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi in 2014 | Commons

Pracharak Modi: The mask you see, is the man you get

India has its first leader who is unapologetic about belonging to the social and political Right. This is how Shekhar Gupta foresaw Modi’s five years in this National Interest within three months of his victory in 2014.