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UNSC listing: India silence on China’s BRI helped seal Azhar deal

No change in Delhi stand; China told India about Pak’s five pre-conditions THE UN Security Council decision to list Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist was sealed about 10 days ago, just before the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, after weeks of hectic and keenly fought closed-door negotiations, The Indian Express […]

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Masood Azhar terror listing: A victory for India and its diplomacy, says BJP

Opposition not celebrating U.N. designating Masood Azhar a global terrorist for fear of paying a political price The BJP on Thursday said the U.N. designating Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar a global terrorist was a victory for India and Indian diplomacy, adding that the Opposition parties appeared reluctant to celebrate the achievement fearing that they may […]

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Sai’s Take: Masood over Maoism

‘As casualties go, Maoism has been exacting a heavy price, and with a sickening regularity.’‘Yet, it is the other threat that hog all the limelight, the headlines and the TV studio debates,’ says Saisuresh Sivaswamy. Prime Time news, or news that airs at 9 pm every night, can actually be reduced to a battle of […]

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Pak will prop up LeT if JeM goes off the radar

The June 2010 interrogation of Mumbai attacks accused David Coleman Headley by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) provides a fascinating insight into the competitive rivalry among Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) fighters to hurts India the most by killing innocents. Headley, a US national of Pakistani origin, recounted that it was after the success of LeT’s Abdur Rehman […]