Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicMasood Azhar

Topic: Masood Azhar

To exit FATF grey list, Pakistan asks Taliban to hunt for JeM chief Masood Azhar in Afghanistan

Pakistan believes Masood Azhar is hiding somewhere in Afghanistan, although Taliban has denied knowledge of his whereabouts. This is the second letter sent by Islamabad in nine months.

’Politically motivated’: India slams China for blocking UNSC bid to list JeM dy chief as terrorist

India and the US moved a joint proposal at the UNSC Thursday to list Abdul Rauf Asghar, the brother of JeM chief Masood Azhar, as a terrorist.

Pakistan’s anti-terrorism court asks police to arrest JeM chief Masood Azhar by 18 Jan

In case of failure to arrest Azhar, the court may begin proceedings to declare him a proclaimed offender, a court official said.

Hafiz Saeed, now Masood Azhar — FATF needs to wake up to ‘arrest games’ Pakistan plays

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

Pakistan evading responsibility on Pulwama despite India producing enough proof, says MEA

MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava says Pakistan has never taken any credible and verifiable action against terror entities or listed individuals.

Omar Sheikh was let go because someone in Pakistan wanted him freed, like mentor Masood Azhar

Coronavirus pandemic, world distracted by Afghan peace deal and weak case in the murder of Daniel Pearl opened a window to acquit Omar Sheikh. But the US noticed.

Read the full court order to understand Pakistan’s game in jailing Hafiz Saeed

Lahore court’s decision got many international observers excited. But there might be a different opinion if Imran Khan govt releases the entire judgment.

These 4 dreaded killers are Modi govt’s first ‘designated terrorists’ under UAPA

Anti-terror act UAPA was amended last year to allow individuals to be named ‘designated terrorists’, but opposition parties had raised fears of misuse on activists.

Where are the 3 terrorists who were swapped for 170 passengers of hijacked IC-814?

Twenty years ago began the week-long Kandahar hijack. Result: Release of Pakistan-based terrorists Masood Azhar, Omar Sheikh and Mushtaq Ahmad Zargar.

India’s diversity should be kept as it is: New French Ambassador Emmanuel Lenain

Insisting that the citizenship law and the NRC are India's internal matters, Lenain said France would always uphold freedom of all religions.

On Camera

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Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.