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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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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 […]

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Complete UNSC statement on listing of Masood Azhar as global terrorist

United Nations on Wednesday designated Jaish-e-Mohammed founder Masood Azhar as a global terrorist for being associated with Al-Qaida. The UNSC’s Sanctions Committee 1267 decision came after China, which had blocked the proposal four times, lifted its hold decision following the global pressure, mainly from France, UK and the US. Here is the complete summary of […]

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For 4th time, China blocks bid to list Masood Azhar as global terrorist

China on Thursday blocked a fresh move to designate Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist at the UN Security Council, allowing a major bilateral irritant with India to fester. A statement issued by the external affairs ministry in New Delhi expressed “disappointment” at the UN’s Islamic State and al-Qaeda Sanctions Committee […]

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Heat on, Pakistan pledges UNSC curbs on terror but lets JuD get away

The new sanctions will directly affect the Jaish-e-Mohammad, the Lashkar-e-Taiba, the JuD and its chief Hafiz Saeed but not Jaish chief Masood Azhar, who is not listed as per the UNSC resolution 1267 sanctions committee. Hours after it emerged that Pakistan had not banned 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed-led Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) and its affiliate, the Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation […]

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France to move proposal at U.N. to ban JeM chief Masood Azhar

This will be the second time France will be party to such a proposal at the U.N. In a significant development, France will move a proposal at the United Nations in a “couple of days” to ban Masood Azhar, chief of the United Nations-proscribed Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), which has claimed responsibility for the Pulwama terror strike […]