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MHA declares Hafiz Saeed, Masood Azhar, Dawood Ibrahim and Zaki-Ur Rehman Lakhvi as terrorists under amended UAPA
India

MHA declares Hafiz Saeed, Masood Azhar, Dawood Ibrahim and Zaki-Ur Rehman Lakhvi as terrorists under amended UAPA

Other individuals who have been designated as terrorist are Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar, Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi and underworld don Dawood Ibrahim

Days after FATF Asia Pacific Group places Pakistan in blacklist, Imran Khan forms committee to execute terror watchdog's action plan
World

Days after FATF Asia Pacific Group places Pakistan in blacklist, Imran Khan forms committee to execute terror watchdog's action plan

Pakistan has been under the FATF radar for its complicity towards terror groups, including Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM).

First time since IAF’s Balakot airstrike, Narendra Modi uses Pakistani airspace to travel to France for bilateral meet
India

First time since IAF’s Balakot airstrike, Narendra Modi uses Pakistani airspace to travel to France for bilateral meet

For the first time after February's Balakot airstrike, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday used the Pakistani airspace to travel to France for a bilateral meet.

Counter-Terrorism Department of Pakistan's Punjab province charges Hafiz Saeed with terror financing
India

Counter-Terrorism Department of Pakistan's Punjab province charges Hafiz Saeed with terror financing

CTD of Punjab province on Wednesday registered cases pertaining to terror financing and facilitation against proscribed terrorist Hafiz Saeed.

India rejects claim that it responded to Pakistan's call for dialogue; seeks an atmosphere free from 'shadow of terror and violence’
India

India rejects claim that it responded to Pakistan's call for dialogue; seeks an atmosphere free from 'shadow of terror and violence’

India on Thursday rejected claims of having responded to Islamabad's call for dialogue and clarified that New Delhi seeks normal and cooperative relations with all neighbours, said MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar . This comes after, Pakistan media, citing diplomatic sources, reported that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar had, in reply to congratulatory messages, expressed willingness to hold talks with Pakistan. Relations between India and Pakistan have deteriorated after the Pulwama terror attack, where India lost over 40 CRPF personnel.

After Anantnag, Pulwama attacks, Congress slams govt over death of 10 soldiers, questions 'intelligence failure'
Politics

After Anantnag, Pulwama attacks, Congress slams govt over death of 10 soldiers, questions 'intelligence failure'

The Congress hit out at the Centre over the "intelligence failure" in the terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir in the last week in which 10 soldiers died.

High alert in Kashmir over possible IED attacks; officials express concern over increasing recruitment of youth by militants
India

High alert in Kashmir over possible IED attacks; officials express concern over increasing recruitment of youth by militants

Government forces sounded a high alert in Kashmir after intelligence inputs warned of possible IED attacks amid a surge in incidents of militancy. The warning has come right before the annual Amarnath Yatra is set to begin in the state.

Pakistan's ISI didn't share intelligence on possible terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Awantipora, claims Indian intel
India

Pakistan's ISI didn't share intelligence on possible terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Awantipora, claims Indian intel

Intelligence officials in New Delhi are pushing back against claims that Pakistan’s ISI has begun sharing warnings on terrorist attacks in Kashmir with New Delhi, saying that the warning of a bombing in south Kashmir’s Awantipora was made through an anonymous call, not a government communication

UNSC calls listing of Masood Azhar as global terrorist ‘significant achievement’, says move is affirmative action against militants
World

UNSC calls listing of Masood Azhar as global terrorist ‘significant achievement’, says move is affirmative action against militants

The listing of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist by the UN Security Council has been termed as a "significant achievement" by the member nations in holding perpetrators, organisers and sponsors of acts of terrorism accountable.

Four militants killed in two J&K encounters; three Hizbul members gunned down in Pulwama, JeM militant in Baramulla
India

Four militants killed in two J&K encounters; three Hizbul members gunned down in Pulwama, JeM militant in Baramulla

Four militants were gunned down in two separate encounters in Pulwama and Baramulla districts of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, police said.

Musharraf-era spy boss in hot seat
World

Musharraf-era spy boss in hot seat

Taliban-Afghan-US negotiations is biggest challenge for Pakistan’s new interior minister

Full text: Pakistan foreign ministry orders assets freeze, travel ban on Masood Azhar after UNSC designates JeM chief global terrorist
World

Full text: Pakistan foreign ministry orders assets freeze, travel ban on Masood Azhar after UNSC designates JeM chief global terrorist

On Wednesday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan ordered an asset freeze, travel ban and arms embargo on JeM chief Masood Azhar after Jaish-e-Mohammed chief was designated as a global terrorist by UN's sanctions committee over his ties to Al-Qaeda

Masood Azhar’s blacklisting by UN is huge diplomatic coup for Narendra Modi govt, not merely 'symbolic win'
India

Masood Azhar’s blacklisting by UN is huge diplomatic coup for Narendra Modi govt, not merely 'symbolic win'

Even if we interpret the move to designate Azhar under the 1267 Sanctions Committee of the UN Security Council as “symbolic”, its import should not be underestimated.

Pulwama attack did play role in listing Masood Azhar as global terrorist, says MEA on UN's decision
India

Pulwama attack did play role in listing Masood Azhar as global terrorist, says MEA on UN's decision

The Ministry of External Affairs also called Azhar's designation as a UN proscribed terrorist a step in the right direction to demonstrate the international community's resolve to combat terrorism and its enablers.

Designating Masood Azhar demonstrates international commitment to rooting out terrorism in Pakistan, says US
World

Designating Masood Azhar demonstrates international commitment to rooting out terrorism in Pakistan, says US

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also welcomed Masood Azhar's designation and said that it is a victory for the American diplomacy and the international community against terrorism

Pakistan says will 'immediately' enforce sanctions on Masood Azhar as UN resolution removed references to Pulwama attack
World

Pakistan says will 'immediately' enforce sanctions on Masood Azhar as UN resolution removed references to Pulwama attack

Pakistan said it will 'immediately enforce the sanctions' imposed by the UN on JeM chief Masood Azhar and agreed to his listing after all 'political references', including attempts to link him to the Pulwama attacks, were removed from the proposal.

Masood Azhar listed as global terrorist: Modi says 'big success' for India's efforts; Congress disappointed with no mention of Pulwama
World

Masood Azhar listed as global terrorist: Modi says 'big success' for India's efforts; Congress disappointed with no mention of Pulwama

India welcomed the listing of Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist by the UN, with Narendra Modi describing it as a 'big success' for the country's efforts to root out terrorism.

Masood Azhar designated global terrorist by UNSC: China lifting technical hold is a smaller win than it seems
World

Masood Azhar designated global terrorist by UNSC: China lifting technical hold is a smaller win than it seems

Pakistan will be more than a little worried at Beijing’s decision to back a UN resolution designating JeM chief Masood Azhar a global terrorist.

JeM chief Masood Azhar designated as a global terrorist by UNSC after China lifts technical hold
India

JeM chief Masood Azhar designated as a global terrorist by UNSC after China lifts technical hold

Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar has been designated as a global terrorist by the United Nations, according to several media reports.

UN decision on listing JeM chief Masood Azhar as global terrorist likely today as China says matter will be 'properly resolved'
World

UN decision on listing JeM chief Masood Azhar as global terrorist likely today as China says matter will be 'properly resolved'

A decision on whether Pakistan-based JeM chief Masood Azhar will be listed as a global terrorist by the UN will be known today amid indications that China could lift its hold on the proposal to blacklist Azhar.