After securing an arrest warrant from a special court, NIA has approached the Interpol for issuing a Red Corner Notice against the JeM chief and three others for their alleged role in the conspiracy to attack the strategic Indian Air Force base in Pathankot.
An editorial in the Organiser expresses the hope that Pakistan will soon take steps to ensure peace in the region. Noting that “Pakistan has been regarded as a rogue state”, it lists some recent developments and says “there are indications that Pakistan may think of taming the rogue elements nurtured as foreign policy instruments over […]
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Vikas Swarup onThursday said that India will yet again move the United Nations to include the name of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Maulana Masood Azhar on the sanctions list to ban him. Swarup said "We will be moving to 1267 Sanctions Committee to also include the name of Masood Azhar on the sanctions list. It is a great anomaly that the organisation Jaish-e-Mohammed is listed but not its leader. He also noted that India has already submitted to the UN's Sanction Committee a fresh list of 11 terrorists from Pakistan -based terror groups affiliated to Al Qaeda, Taliban and other outfits responsible for terrorism in the country. He further said "We are awaiting details from Pakistan about the composition of the Special Investigation Team and the itinerary of the visit. The two foreign secretaries are in touch.
New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Siddharthnath Singh on Thursday said that the government is keeping a close eye and would take appropriate action on the arrest of Jaish-e- Mohammad (JeM) chief Maulana Masood Azhar. He added they should wait for further response from the government on the same. Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit on the other hand said that the arrest of the JeM chief is a welcome step, however, it is doubtful whether he is arrested in a house only or proper arrest has been made. He said only time would tell if any kind of stringent action would be taken against him or not. Dikshit expressed his gladness saying that the Modi government is following the policy of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.