Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicMasood Azhar

Topic: Masood Azhar

’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

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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.

Will naming Masood Azhar, Dawood Ibrahim, Hafiz Saeed terrorists help India’s war on terror?

India declared LeT chief Hafiz Saeed, his deputy Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar, and fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim as terrorists Wednesday under the new Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

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Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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