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Hafiz Saeed


Yasin Malik: Kashmir militancy's long arc, shadow of Pakistan

May 29, 2022 7:32 am

Malik picked up the gun more than 30 yrs ago; gave it up in the mid-90s. For a while, the Indian state invested in him, but ended up disappointed. Malik's life and career traces the arc of militancy itself in Kashmir, a problem stoked by Pakistan, which neither force nor statecraft from India has yet succeeded in taming.

Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed sentenced to 32 years in jail by Pakistani court

April 08, 2022 9:58 pm

Hafiz Saeed had earlier been sentenced to 36 years of imprisonment in five such cases.

Lahore High Court acquits six JuD leaders in terror financing case

November 06, 2021 9:20 pm

Hafiz Saeed-led JuD is the front organisation for the proscribed Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), the terror outfit responsible for carrying out the 2008 Mumbai attack that killed 166 people, including six Americans.

India hits back: Charge baseless, world knows Pak’s record on terror

July 09, 2021 7:08 am

Pakistan’s National Security Advisor Moeed Yusuf had told reporters in Islamabad on Sunday that the mastermind of the attack that killed three people and injured 24, “is an Indian citizen and he is associated with R&AW (Research and Analysis Wing)”.

Gloves are off again: Pak accuses India of carrying out blast near LeT chief Hafiz Saeed’s home

July 05, 2021 7:11 am

Pakistan’s National Security Advisor Moeed Yusuf told reporters in Islamabad that the mastermind of the attack that killed three people and injured 24, “is an Indian citizen and he is associated with R&AW (Research and Analysis Wing)”.

Foreign national arrested in connection with blast outside Hafiz Saeed's house in Pakistan: reports

June 25, 2021 3:05 pm

The suspect identified as Peter Paul David was arrested from the Lahore airport on Thursday. He was offloaded from a Karachi-bound flight and shifted to an undisclosed location for interrogation.

Powerful car bomb blast outside JuD chief Hafiz Saeed's house kills 3 in Lahore

June 25, 2021 3:03 pm

The blast took place at the BOR Society in Jauhar Town at the police picket outside Hafiz Saeed's residence.

Delhi Court issues arrest warrant against LeT chief Hafiz Saeed in J-K terror funding case

February 06, 2021 10:33 pm

The ED had filed a case based on an NIA matter against Saeed, Hizbul Mujahideen leader Syed Salahuddin and others for "conspiring to wage war against the government" and fomenting trouble in the Kashmir Valley.

Pak anti-terrorism court jails Hafiz Saeed's 3 aides in terror financing case

January 23, 2021 6:19 pm

Hafiz Saeed's brother-in-law Hafiz Abdur Rehman Makki, JuD spokesperson Yahya Mujahid and Zafar Iqbal were handed down the six-month imprisonment each by the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) Lahore.

Explained Ideas: Lessons from the rise and fall of Hafiz Saeed

December 06, 2020 1:40 pm

Pakistan state's surrender to the cleric embodies the perils of religious ideology, writes Khaled Ahmed.


Today in pics: February 6, 2014

February 06, 2014 8:43 pm

Mumbai is set to get the most expensive skywalk, worth Rs 50 crore.


Nitish demands proof on Rajnath’s JNU remark

February 15, 2016 1:38 pm

Patna, Feb 15 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday demanded proof from Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh for putting the onus of Jawaharlal Nehru University row on LeT chief Hafiz Saeed. Kumar added that instead of making such baseless allegations, the people who raised anti-national slogans in the university must be identified. Kumar further stated that in 2019 General Assembly elections, people will throw them out seeing the way they are running the country.

Rajnath relies on a 'fake' Twitter handle: Prakash Karat

February 15, 2016 9:35 am

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Prakash Karat on Monday visited the JNU campus to express solidarity with the protesting students. Taking potshots at Home Minister Rajnath Singh's statement that JNU incident was supported by Hafiz Saeed, he said that Home Minister relies on a 'fake' Twitter handle. He further said that they were not perturbed by some unwarranted elements imposing the label of 'anti-national' on them. Karat added that they are prepared to face everything and are not worried about being labelled anti-national or something.

Why people are acting as Saeed’s lawyer, ask BJP

February 14, 2016 5:24 pm

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday attacked people for questioning the authenticity of Hafiz Saeed’s hand in JNU row and asked why they have become the lawyer of the LeT chief. BJP spokesperson SudhanshuTrivedi stressed that instead of being sensitive to national security, they (Opposition) are hell bent on tarnishing the image of the country. Calling the demand of such people as unfortunate and condemnable, Trivedi said the basis on which the government decides is not a subject of political discourse.

JNU row: Yechury demand evidence about Rajnath's Hafiz Saeed claim

February 14, 2016 3:19 pm

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury on Sunday questioned Home Minister Rajnath Singh's claim that event about Afzal Guru in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus had the support of LeT chief Hafiz Saeed. The CPI (M) politburo member further asserted that if the Home Minister managed to bring up any evidence of 'anti-national' or terrorist activity in the varsity, then the CPI (M) will support necessary action in national interest. Amid a massive faceoff over the JNU controversy, Singh earlier alleged that 'anti-national' protests in the JNU campus had the backing of the LeT chief Hafiz Saeed.