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Hafiz Saeed


JuD chief Hafiz Saeed pleads not guilty in terror financing cases

January 14, 2020 6:47 pm

Saeed-led JuD is believed to be the front organisation for the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) which is responsible for carrying out the 2008 Mumbai attack that killed 166 people, including six Americans.

Pak court adjourns hearing in terror financing case against Saeed due to lawyers' strike

December 14, 2019 8:54 pm

The prosecution which was to present witnesses against Saeed, who is detained at the Kot Lakhpat jail in Lahore, and others failed to bring them to the court as the lawyers have been on a strike for the last three days protesting against the arrest of their colleagues in a case of hooliganism at a hospital in Lahore.

Or else, blacklisting

December 12, 2019 11:37 pm

Present troubles of Hafiz Saeed in Pakistan are due to FATF pressure. Anti-terror watchdog must stay the course.

Hafiz Saeed indicted on terror financing charges

December 11, 2019 2:04 pm

An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan on Wednesday indicted Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed on terror financing charges.

Hafiz Saeed gets brief breather in terror financing trial, next hearing on Dec 11

December 07, 2019 3:35 pm

The development came a day after India said it was aware that the mastermind of the Mumbai terror attack was "roaming freely" and enjoying "Pakistan's hospitality".

Explained: Who is Hafiz Saeed and why is he being indicted?

December 02, 2019 8:23 am

Hafiz Saeed is the founder and leader of the Islamist terrorist organisation Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) that follows the Ahle-Haith interpretation of Islam.

JuD chief Hafiz Saeed to face trial for terror financing charges on December 7

November 30, 2019 10:07 pm

An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Lahore held a hearing against Saeed and his accomplices on terror financing on Saturday and fixed December 7 as the date for indictment of the Jamat-ud Dawa (JuD) chief and others in the case.

In jail, Hafiz Saeed plays role of arbitrator to settle dispute between police and others

October 22, 2019 7:45 pm

Saeed, who has been in the high-security jail since his arrest on July 17 on charges of terror financing, last week met the deceased man's family and convinced them to pardon the policemen involved in Ayubi's murder for the sake of Allah.

Pakistan's support to terror groups 'chief obstacle' to dialogue with India: US

October 22, 2019 9:14 am

"We believe that direct dialogue between India and Pakistan, as outlined in the 1972 Shimla Agreement, holds the most potential for reducing tensions," the US said.

Pakistan must prosecute top LeT operatives along with its leader Hafiz Saeed: US

October 14, 2019 12:14 pm

Alice Wells, head of the US state department's South and Central Asian bureau, welcomed the arrest the top four leaders of Lashkar-e-Taiba /Jamaat-ud-Dawah in Pakistan.


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February 06, 2014 8:43 pm

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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.