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Mar 14, 2019
Congress blames Modi for China roadblock in Masood Azhar issue, says PM's foreign policies are 'diplomatic disasters'The Congress attacked the Narendra Modi government after China blocked a bid at the UN Security Council to designate Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, saying the PM's foreign policy has been a series of diplomatic disasters.
Mar 12, 2019
Day after Rahul Gandhi's 'Masood Azhar ji' comment, Congress says Ajit Doval gave 'clean chit' to JeM chief in 2010 interviewCongress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala tweeted that Narendra Modi government's NSA, Ajit Doval, 'spills the beans' and indicts BJP government in release of terrorist, Masood Azhar in a 2010 interview
Mar 04, 2019
Afghanistan floods: UN report says 20 people have died due to heavy rains in Kandahar, 2,000 homes damagedAt least 20 people were killed by flash floods in southern Afghanistan's Kandahar province, the UN said on Saturday, as heavy rains swept away homes and vehicles and potentially damaged thousands of houses.
Mar 02, 2019
Masood Azhar could be afflicted with renal failure, say govt security officials; claim JeM chief undergoing regular dialysisMasood Azhar, the founder of the dreaded terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), is suspected to be afflicted with renal failure and is under regular dialysis at an army hospital in Rawalpindi in Pakistan, officials said on Saturday
Feb 20, 2019
India may have France, Russia's support in designating Masood Azhar 'terrorist', but China can still block effortsThe terror mastermind, who was arrested by India in 1994 and lodged in a jail in Jammu, was freed in 1999, along with two other terrorists in exchange for the 155 passengers on board an Air India plane to Kandahar that was hijacked. Azhar, who had fought the Russians in Afghanistan, went on to join Harkat-ul-Ansar, a Pakistan-based Islamic militant outfit and later establish the JeM.
Feb 17, 2019
Manish Tewari claims JeM has close ties with Imran Khan's PTI, calls for strict action against PakistanManish Tewari said the Jaish-e-Mohammad has very close ties with PTI, which makes Pakistan responsible for the attack. Congress, he said, stands by the action that the government takes against Pakistan.
Nov 10, 2018
Hijack scare at Delhi airport after Ariana Afghan Airlines pilot presses wrong button on Kandahar-bound flightAfter a two-hour operation that created panic among passengers on board the aircraft at the Delhi airport, the plane was cleared for take-off.
Oct 27, 2018
'Have to vote for better future of my country': Afghans risk lives to vote in delayed Kandahar poll, brazen out Taliban threatAfghans risked their lives to vote in legislative elections in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, after the Taliban-claimed killing of a powerful police chief delayed the ballot by a week.
Oct 21, 2018
India should keep close eye on Kabul as General Raziq's death gives ISI crucial role in stabilising AfghanistanThe growing strategic depth that the Taliban in Afghanistan has given to Pakistan's ISI would not be bartered away at any cost, that too at present when it expects greater concessions from Washington, which is willing to negotiate things out
Oct 20, 2018
Afghanistan elections: Voting begins amid chaos, corruption and Taliban threats; polling in Kandahar postponed by a weekVoting began on Saturday in Afghanistan parliamentary elections overshadowed by chaotic organisation, allegations of corruption and violence that has forced a postponement of the vote in the strategic southern province of Kandahar