Hafiz Saeed

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Musharraf open to political alliance with Hafiz Saeed, JuD

06 Dec 2017

Musharraf open to political alliance with Hafiz Saeed, JuD

Pakistan's former President Pervez Musharraf said he's open to forging a political alliance with 26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed's Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD).

Baloch leader asks US to declare Musharraf a global terrorist

04 Dec 2017

Baloch leader asks US to declare Musharraf a global terrorist

Naela Quadri Baloch, the leader of the World Baloch Women Forum, has urged US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to declare former Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf a global terrorist.

Jim Mattis' Pakistan visit: What do US, Islamabad want?

04 Dec 2017

Jim Mattis' Pakistan visit: What do US, Islamabad want?

US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis is set to arrive soon in Pakistan as part of a four-nation tour which will also cover Egypt, Jordan, and Kuwait.

26/11-mastermind Hafiz Saeed to contest Pakistan General Elections next year

03 Dec 2017

26/11-mastermind Hafiz Saeed to contest Pakistan General Elections next year

Pervez Musharraf says he's the "biggest supporter" of Lashkar-e-Taiba

29 Nov 2017

Pervez Musharraf says he's the "biggest supporter" of Lashkar-e-Taiba

Pakistan's former president Pervez Musharraf has admitted to being the "biggest supporter" of the terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and its founder Hafiz Saeed.

Provide evidence against Saeed, his son-in-law tells India

29 Nov 2017

Provide evidence against Saeed, his son-in-law tells India

Khalid Waleed, the son-in-law of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder and Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed has told India to provide evidence against Saeed rather than crying on America's shoulders.

26/11-mastermind Hafiz Saeed approaches UN to drop his terrorist tag

28 Nov 2017

26/11-mastermind Hafiz Saeed approaches UN to drop his terrorist tag

Hafiz Saeed, founder of Lashkar-e-Taiba and the mastermind who orchestrated the 26/11 attacks on Mumbai has filed a petition with the UN to drop his terrorist tag.

Modi: Congress dislikes me because of my poor origins

27 Nov 2017

Modi: Congress dislikes me because of my poor origins

PM Narendra Modi began the next leg of his Gujarat campaign by taunting Congress Yuva Desh's "chai-wala" meme.

Pathankot attack: In confidential NSA-level talks, India confronts Pakistan

26 Nov 2017

Pathankot attack: In confidential NSA-level talks, India confronts Pakistan

Reports have surfaced about a secret dialogue between Indian NSA Ajit Doval and his Pakistani counterpart, Lieutenant-General Nasser Khan Janjua.

Hafiz Saeed release: US threatens Pakistan with 'repercussions'

26 Nov 2017

Hafiz Saeed release: US threatens Pakistan with 'repercussions'

The US is visibly annoyed at Pakistan's recent release of Lashkar-e-Taiba founder and Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief, Hafiz Saeed.

BJP leaders sip tea with voters over 'Mann Ki Baat'

26 Nov 2017

BJP leaders sip tea with voters over 'Mann Ki Baat'

To lure voters ahead of Gujarat elections, the BJP has combined characteristics of two of its popular initiatives- 'Mann Ki Baat' and 'Chai Pe Charcha'- to come up with 'Mann Ki Baat, Chai Ke Saath'.

26/11 anniversary: President Kovind vows to make India safer

26 Nov 2017

26/11 anniversary: President Kovind vows to make India safer

Today, India is remembering the horror of terrorism that descended upon us on 26 November 2008, commonly known as 26/11.

Pakistan frees Hafiz Saeed: Rahul says PM's "hugplomacy" a failure

25 Nov 2017

Pakistan frees Hafiz Saeed: Rahul says PM's "hugplomacy" a failure

Taking a dig at PM Modi and US President Trump's "frequent hugs," Congress VP Rahul Gandhi termed the recent release of LeT chief Hafiz Saeed a "hugplomacy" failure.

Saeed to work for "Kashmir's independence" after house arrest release

23 Nov 2017

Saeed to work for "Kashmir's independence" after house arrest release

Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) founder Hafiz Saeed has pledged to work for "Kashmir's independence" in a tweet posted hours after the Lahore High Court ordered his release from house arrest.

Hafiz Saeed to be released after ten months' house arrest

22 Nov 2017

Hafiz Saeed to be released after ten months' house arrest

A Pakistani court has ordered 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed's release from house arrest after the government failed to submit any evidence against him.

Is a foreign spy-agency trying to kill Hafiz Saeed?

12 Nov 2017

Is a foreign spy-agency trying to kill Hafiz Saeed?

In a new development, Pakistani authorities have beefed up security for detained Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Saeed.

Pakistan drops charges against 26/11 Mumbai attacks' mastermind Hafiz Saeed

15 Oct 2017

Pakistan drops charges against 26/11 Mumbai attacks' mastermind Hafiz Saeed

Pakistani authorities dropped terrorism charges against 26/11 Mumbai attacks' mastermind, Hafiz Saeed, and his outfit Jamaat-ud-Dawa.

Owing to Pakistan government's negligence, terrorist Saeed might go scot-free

11 Oct 2017

Owing to Pakistan government's negligence, terrorist Saeed might go scot-free

Hafiz Saeed, 26/11 Mumbai attacks' mastermind and JuD chief, might go scot-free if the Pakistan government fails to provide evidence against him to continue his house arrest, the Lahore HC warned.

Pak interior ministry seeks ban on Hafiz Saeed's political party

29 Sep 2017

Pak interior ministry seeks ban on Hafiz Saeed's political party

Pakistan's interior ministry has urged the nation's electoral commission to bar from politics a party floated by Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) leader Hafiz Saeed.

NIA summons Kashmiri PhD scholar, trade leader over terror funding

25 Sep 2017

NIA summons Kashmiri PhD scholar, trade leader over terror funding

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) summoned several prominent Kashmiris for questioning on Monday over the Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) terror funding case.

Terror funding: NIA raids 16 locations across Delhi and Kashmir

06 Sep 2017

Terror funding: NIA raids 16 locations across Delhi and Kashmir

The NIA raided 16 locations across Kashmir and Delhi today in connection with its investigation on Kashmiri terror funding, separatist activities and hawala operations.

JuD chief continues to spew venom against India

02 Sep 2017

JuD chief continues to spew venom against India

Jamaat ud Dawa (JuD) chief Abdul Rehman Makki promised to intensify "jihad" against India.

India slams Pakistan amid Saeed plans to make political debut

05 Aug 2017

India slams Pakistan amid Saeed plans to make political debut

Reports suggest that 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafeez Saeed is attempting to get his organization Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) registered as a political party ahead of Pakistan's general elections in 2018.

Pak-based terrorists used WhatsApp to mobilize Kashmiri youths

26 Jul 2017

Pak-based terrorists used WhatsApp to mobilize Kashmiri youths

By examining information on 28 WhatsApp groups, the National Investigation Agency has unearthed crucial details about Pakistani funding of terror activities in Jammu and Kashmir.

US blocks $350 million to Pakistan for not curbing terrorism

22 Jul 2017

US blocks $350 million to Pakistan for not curbing terrorism

Looks like Trump was serious when he said he wouldn't turn a blind eye towards Pakistan harboring terror.

Pakistan bans proxy outfit of 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed

30 Jun 2017

Pakistan bans proxy outfit of 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed

Amid the Donald Trump administration adopting a hard stance against Pakistan's support of terror groups, Islamabad has banned the Tehreek-eAzadi-Jammu & Kashmir backed by Hafiz Saeed.

NIA raids suspected hawala traders over terror funding from Pakistan

03 Jun 2017

NIA raids suspected hawala traders over terror funding from Pakistan

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has raided 14 places in Kashmir and 8 in Delhi over terror funding from Pakistan.

Pakistani funding: NIA launches probe against Kashmiri separatist leaders

20 May 2017

Pakistani funding: NIA launches probe against Kashmiri separatist leaders

The National Investigation Agency has launched a probe against several hardline separatist leaders who allegedly receive funds from Pakistan-based terror outfits, including Lashkar -e-Taiba (LeT).

US sanctions Pak based terror organizations

12 May 2017

US sanctions Pak based terror organizations

The US has imposed sanctions on several Pakistan based extremist groups, including one run by 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed.

Pak-based terror groups may attack India, Afghanistan - US

12 May 2017

Pak-based terror groups may attack India, Afghanistan - US

Daniel Coats, director of US National Intelligence told members of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence that "Islamabad has failed to curb militants and terrorists in Pakistan."

Sohail Mahmood to be new Pak envoy to India

09 May 2017

Sohail Mahmood to be new Pak envoy to India

Sources stated that Sohail Mahmood is set to become Pakistan's new High Commissioner to India, as Abdul Basit's tenure has drawn to a close.

Lashkar-e-Taiba: Bitter dissension in the outfit's upper echelon

04 Apr 2017

Lashkar-e-Taiba: Bitter dissension in the outfit's upper echelon

Pakistan-based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) is reportedly going through a bitter "dissension" in the upper echelon, revealed the intelligence inputs received by India's security establishment.

India, Pakistan to hold maritime meet

28 Mar 2017

India, Pakistan to hold maritime meet

Sources stated that India may host the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency next month for a meeting focused on maritime security with the Indian Coast Guard.

India reacts angrily to Basit's support for Kashmiri "freedom struggle"

24 Mar 2017

India reacts angrily to Basit's support for Kashmiri "freedom struggle"

After media reports on Pakistani high commissioner Abdul Basit reiterating support for Kashmir's "freedom struggle", India External Affairs spokesperson Gopal Baglay said it is "tantamount to interference in our internal affairs".

India won't allow Pakistan to go first: Nuclear expert

21 Mar 2017

India won't allow Pakistan to go first: Nuclear expert

Nuclear expert Vipin Narang of MIT said India may shelve its "no first use" policy if Pakistan appeared likely to use the weapons first.

Who is Yogi Adityanath?

19 Mar 2017

Who is Yogi Adityanath?

The BJP's choice of hardball Hindutva advocate Yogi Adityanath as the Chief Minister of UP has raised quite an uproar across India with liberals asking "Why?" and Hindu nationalists retorting "Why not?".

What's in store for Pakistan after the UP elections?

13 Mar 2017

What's in store for Pakistan after the UP elections?

The BJP's landslide victory in the UP elections has made Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually politically unassailable.

Pakistan reportedly apprehends 94 Indian fishermen in two days

06 Mar 2017

Pakistan reportedly apprehends 94 Indian fishermen in two days

The National Fishworkers Forum reported that Pakistan had apprehended 94 Indian fishermen and seized 17 boats off the Gujarat coast in two days.

India to release 39 Pakistan prisoners

01 Mar 2017

India to release 39 Pakistan prisoners

In a gesture of good-will, India will release 39 Pakistanis who are currently lodged in Indian jails. Of these, 21 are prisoners who have completed their sentences, while 18 are fishermen who strayed into Indian waters.

Pakistan may announce a new envoy to India

18 Feb 2017

Pakistan may announce a new envoy to India

Pakistan may soon appoint a new envoy to India after current high commissioner, Abdul Basit, completes his three year term in March.