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Jaish, Lashkar chiefs, Dawood, Lakhvi now ‘individual terrorists’

A gazette notification on proscribing the four individuals was issued on Wednesday.

‘Chinese official’s Masood Azhar dig firmed up resolve to amend UAPA’

“All countries dealing with the threat of terrorism have this provision. The US, the UK, European Union, and even Pakistan and Sri Lanka. If the UN is ready to designate an individual as a terrorist, what is the problem if we do it?” the official said.


Hafiz Saeed, Masood Azhar will be first to be declared terrorists once new law comes into effect

Individual designated as a terrorist can appeal to the Union Home Secretary who will have to dispose of the appeal within 45 days.

After Masood Azhar blacklisting, ICJ verdict in Kulbhushan case isolates Pakistan

According to Indian officials, the pressure mounted against Pakistan on terrorism seems to have worked. On Wednesday, Pakistan arrested Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed on charges of terror financing.

Masood Azhar's listing as global terrorist 'significant achievement', says UNSC

The listing subjects Azhar to an assets freeze, travel ban and an arms embargo.

The Urdu Press: EC under scanner

The Election Commission has come in for some stringent criticism from several papers.


UNSC action to blacklist Masood Azhar offers Pakistan an excellent opportunity to act on terror

Credit for Azhar's listing as a global terrorist goes to the Narendra Modi government. If Pakistan wishes to overcome this isolation and ignominy, it has to join the world community in the fight against terror.

View From The Neighbourhood: Terror tag

A weekly look at the public conversations shaping ideas beyond borders — in the Subcontinent.

Azhar's 'global terrorist' designation unlikely to have negative impact: Pak envoy

The United Nations on Wednesday designated Pakistan-based Azhar as a "global terrorist" after China lifted its hold on a proposal to blacklist him.

Pakistan makes it official, freezes Masood Azhar assets, orders ban on travel

The Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) Thursday ordered all non-banking financial institutions and regulating authorities to block all investment accounts of Azhar.

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NIA Files Chargesheet Against Jaish-e-Muhammad Chief Masood Azhar

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday filed a chargesheet against Jaish-e-Muhammad chief Masood Azhar and others for their alleged involvement in the Pathankot terror attack. The chargesheet, filed in a special NIA court, also included the names of JeM deputy chief MA Rauf Asghar, “launching commander” Shahid Latif and “main handler” Kashif Jan, news […]

Intl. community should pressurise Pak to arrest Azhar: Defence experts

New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): Defence expert Qamar Agha on Friday said the international community should pressurise Pakistan to handover terrorist Masood Azhar to India. Another Defence expert Raj Kadyan, echoing similar sentiments, asserted that the United Nations (UN) should put sanctions against Pakistan for not giving away Azhar. Earlier, India's move to get Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar was banned by the UN, which was later scuttled by China.


Congress lauds Centre for seeking UN sanctions against Masood Azhar

New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): Lauding the Centre's move to ask United Nations to include name of Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar on the sanctions list, Congress leader Shahi Tharoor on Thursday said it is a welcoming step. Tharoor added that the government waited for long to act on Azhar. Meanwhile, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Shahnawaz Hussain alleged that Azhar is the mastermind behind every terror act taking place in India.