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Most Wanted Terrorists: Masood Azhar, Hafiz Saeed, Lakhvi Among India's Top 31
Most Wanted Terrorists: Masood Azhar, Hafiz Saeed, Lakhvi Among India's Top 31

The names of these terrorists are mentioned in the latest updated list of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), which is responsible for securing the internal security of the country besides with taking strict actions against those conspiring against India.

Global Terrorist Masood Azhar Finally Becomes Wanted Man In Pakistan After Court Issues Arrest Warrant
Global Terrorist Masood Azhar Finally Becomes Wanted Man In Pakistan After Court Issues Arrest Warrant

Lahore: In a significant development, an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan on Thursday issued an arrest warrant for banned Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar on the charges of terror financing. Issuance of arrest warrant is the first small step against the global terrorist. The Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) Gujranwala issued the warrant during a hearing in a […]

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Pakistan Imposes Tough Curbs On Hafiz Saeed, Dawood Ibrahim, Masood Azhar

Islamabad: Seeking to wriggle out of the FATF’s grey list, Pakistan has imposed tough financial sanctions on 88 banned terror groups and their leaders, including Hafiz Saeed, Masood Azhar and Dawood Ibrahim, by ordering the seizure of all of their properties and freezing of bank accounts, a media report said on Saturday. The Paris-based Financial […]

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100 days of Modi2.0 were full of crucial decisions: Javadekar

New Delhi: Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javdekar on Sunday asserted that the 100 days of the Modi2.0 government were “full of unprecedented decisions and moves”. Speaking on the occasion of completion of 100 days of the second term of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government at the Centre, Javadekar said the biggest decisions taken […]

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UNSC members welcome listing Azhar as international terrorist

New York: The listing of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as an international terrorist by a UN sanctions committee after China dropped its longstanding opposition has been welcomed by several Security Council members as a significant achievement in making the linchpins of terrorism accountable for their violence. US Permanent Representative Jonathan Cohen told the Council […]

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It is 'unfair' that India is not in UNSC: Taiwan

New Delhi: Taiwan on Friday made a strong pitch for India’s inclusion in the UN Security Council (UNSC), saying it needs to be reconstituted as the veto power is with very few countries which is disproportionate to the membership of the United Nations. Taiwan Economic and Cultural Centre (TECC) Representative, Ambassador Chung-Kwang Tien said India […]

850 Indians freed from Saudi jails on my request: Modi

Lucknow: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that it was on his request that Saudi Arabia released 850 Indians lodged in its jails on the eve of the month of Ramadan. “When the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia was in India, I requested him to release the prisoners before Ramadan and he accepted my […]

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US expects all countries to observe UN sanctions against Azhar

By Arul Louis United Nations: The US, which pressured China to agree to UN sanctions on Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar, says it expects all countries to uphold their obligations arising from his listing as an international terrorist. State Department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus said that Washington welcomed his listing as an international terrorist by the […]

Azhar's listing victory for American diplomacy: US

Washington/United Nations: The designation of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist by the UN Security Council is a “victory for American diplomacy”, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday. “Congrats to our team @USUN for their work in negotiating JEM’s Masood Azhar’s #UN designation as a terrorist. This long-awaited action is […]

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Jaish chief Masood Azhar now global terrorist; India, France welcome it

Beijing: In a huge diplomatic victory for India, the UN Security Council on Wednesday declared Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, a move that was being blocked by China for nearly 10 years. The decision of the UNSC’s 1267 Sanctions Committee came about two and a half months after the JeM […]

Masood Azhar declared global terrorist by UNSC

New York: In a major victory for India, Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar was on Wednesday declared as a global terrorist by the UN Security Council. “Masood Azhar designated as a terrorist in @UN Sanctions list,” India’s Permanent Representative to the UN Syed Akbaruddin tweeted. A proposal to declare Azhar as an international terrorist was […]

NIA takes custody of 2 JeM suspects in terror cases

New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday took custody of two Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) operatives, imprisoned in Jammu under the Public Safety Act (PSA), to interrogate in connection with various terror acts, including the February 14 Pulwama attack, NIA officials said here. “They have been brought here in a general case that was registered […]

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China likely to soften stand on Masood Azhar in a month

New Delhi: China is likely to ease its hard position on the issue of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar within a month, sources indicated on Monday, after Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale shared “all evidences” with the Chinese leadership in Beijing about the Pakistan-based outfit’s terror activities. Gokhale, who is on a two-day visit to Beijing, […]

India raises blacklisting of Masood Azhar with China

New Delhi/Beijing: India has shared with China “all evidences” of the terrorist activities of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) and its chief Masood Azhar, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said in New Delhi on Monday as Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale held talks with the Chinese leadership in Beijing. Gokhale is on a two-day visit to Beijing […]

Positive progress made to resolve issue of listing Masood Azhar as global terrorist: China

New Delhi: China on April 1 claimed that “positive progress” has been made to resolve the issue of designating Pakistan-based JeM chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist by the UN and accused the US of scuttling its efforts by taking the matter directly to the Security Council. China last week defended its repeated attempts […]

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US initiates new move at UN to impose sanctions on Azhar

United Nations: After several attempts to impose sanctions on Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar were blocked by China, the US has initiated a new effort for UN action against the terrorist leader that would force Beijing to take a public stand in the Security Council. The US is circulating a draft resolution with the backing of […]

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India continues to work with UNSC sanctions committee to list Azhar as global terrorist: Sources

New Delhi: India continues to work with the UN Security Council sanctions committee on the listing of Masood Azhar as a global terrorist and will show patience on the issue, official sources said Saturday, days after China blocked a proposal at the world body to ban the JeM chief. They also said steps taken by […]

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Sushma denies diplomatic failure over Masood Azhar

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday hit out at the Congress over its allegation that China blocking the bid to name Masood Azhar as a “global terrorist” was a diplomatic failure of the Narendra Modi government, saying the proposal was mooted four times but India could get worldwide support only in 2019. […]

France freezes assets of JeM chief

Paris: The French government announced on Friday that it has decided to freeze the assets of Masood Azhar, the founder and leader of the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorist group, a media report said. A joint statement issued by the French Interior Ministry, Finance Ministry and Foreign Ministry said that France would also discuss putting Azhar […]

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Twitterati call for banning Chinese products after China blocks bid to list Azhar

New Delhi: With China blocking India’s bid to list Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, the call for banning Chinese products has renewed in India with yoga guru Ramdev and Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy leading the charge on Twitter. “Along with China, we should politically, socially and economically boycott people of all […]

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Nehru committed original mistake on Kashmir, China: BJP

New Delhi: Under attack from the Congress for its failure to yet again designate JeM chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, the government fielded Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for its defence who alleged that the original mistake, not only on Kashmir but also on China, was committed by Jawaharlal Nehru. Jaitley’s remarks came soon […]

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Responsible UNSC members may be forced to pursue other actions: UNSC diplomat on Masood Azhar

Washington: Outraged by China blocking for the fourth time a move to designate JeM chief Masood Azhar a global terrorist, responsible UNSC members warned they “may be forced to pursue other actions” at the Security Council if Beijing continued with this policy. “If China continues to block this designation, responsible member-states may be forced to […]

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China blocks move against Azhar, India disappointed

United Nations/New Delhi: The UN Sanctions Committee on Wednesday did not come to a decision on naming JeM chief Mohammed Masood Azhar a global terrorist due to China putting the proposal on hold. India expressed its disappointment at the outcome. In a statement in New Delhi, the External Affairs Ministry said this has prevented action by […]

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Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar's brother among 44 arrested in Pakistan

Islamabad: Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar’s brother was among 44 members of the banned militant outfits arrested by authorities in Pakistan, amid mounting pressure from the global community on Islamabad to rein in the terror groups operating on its soil. Mufti Abdur Rauf, brother of Azhar, and Hammad Azhar are 44 people arrested during the crackdown, […]

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Is JeM chief Masood Azhar dead?

New Delhi: Intense speculations have begun to make rounds about the whereabouts of most wanted terrorist and Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) founder Masood Azhar following reports of him getting killed in the bombardment by Indian Air Force (IAF) on a terror camp in Balakot, but there have been no confirmation from any authoritative sources so far. Even as […]