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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.


French envoy says UN move on Masood a ‘watershed’ moment

French Ambassador to India, Alexandre Ziegler said that France had played a “fundamental role in achieving this diplomatic win”.

UNSC listing: ‘China move came after more evidence given on Masood Azhar’

Sources, who did not elaborate on the nature of the evidence shared, said the new evidence was submitted to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Resolution 1267 sanctions committee, after March 13 when Beijing had placed yet another technical hold on the proposal.

Former Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi addresses Masood Azhar as Saheb; later terms it as slip of tongue

Video of the Manjhi's comment that has gone viral showed him saying that "Had Vajpayee government not taken Masood Azhar 'Saheb' to Kandhar in plane his game was over then only."

Pakistan issues order to freeze assets of JeM chief Masood Azhar, impose travel ban

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