Terror Funding

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Pakistan to remain in FATF 'grey list' till February 2020

18 Oct 2019

Pakistan to remain in FATF 'grey list' till February 2020

After speculations over its black-listing, Pakistan will now remain in the "grey list" of the global terror funding watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF), until a new deadline of February 2020.

Has Pakistan curbed terror financing? FATF to decide soon

13 Oct 2019

Has Pakistan curbed terror financing? FATF to decide soon

Pakistan, already having a bad reputation for encouraging terrorism in its land, is facing a testing time.

J&K: All terrorism cases to be monitored by multi-agency group

16 Jun 2019

J&K: All terrorism cases to be monitored by multi-agency group

A multi-body terror monitoring agency is now set to widen its ambit for also monitoring the progress of all terror-related cases in Jammu & Kashmir.

#Pulwama: How pseudo intellectuals peddle lies, and foster hatred

18 Feb 2019

#Pulwama: How pseudo intellectuals peddle lies, and foster hatred

Let me start by making a blanket statement here - an average Indian, like you and me, just doesn't care about the caste, color, creed, religion of another Indian. A non-Kashmiri doesn't hate a Kashmiri, and vice versa.

Pakistan: FATF team to examine steps taken against terror financing

09 Oct 2018

Pakistan: FATF team to examine steps taken against terror financing

A second team of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is in Pakistan to hold meetings with top officials to discuss the measures taken by the country to counter terror financing after it was added in the 'grey list' for providing monetary assistance to terrorists.

Govt collected fake notes with face value Rs. 13.87cr post-demonetization

07 Aug 2018

Govt collected fake notes with face value Rs. 13.87cr post-demonetization

Fake notes with a face value of Rs. 13.87cr were seized in states bordering Nepal, Pakistan and Bangladesh from November 09, 2016 till June 30, 2018 post-demonetization, as per NCRB data, Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Gangaram Ahir informed Lok Sabha.

India lauds FATF's 'grey listing' of Pakistan for terror financing

30 Jun 2018

India lauds FATF's 'grey listing' of Pakistan for terror financing

Days after Paris-based watchdog, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), 'grey listed' Pakistan for its failure to curb terror financing, India, on Saturday, said that it hoped Islamabad would take appropriate action to address international terrorism concerns.

Pakistan prepares bill to ban Hafiz Saeed, JuD, other terrorists

08 Apr 2018

Pakistan prepares bill to ban Hafiz Saeed, JuD, other terrorists

Pakistan is reportedly working on a draft bill to permanently ban Hafiz Saeed-led JuD and other terror groups and individuals already on the watchlist of the interior ministry.

US designates Hafiz Saeed's party as terrorist organization

03 Apr 2018

US designates Hafiz Saeed's party as terrorist organization

In a notable move, the US on Monday designated Lashkar-e-Taiba's political front, the Milli Muslim League (MML), as a terrorist organization. Simultaneously, seven top officials of the MML have also been labeled Specially Designated Global Terrorists.

International anti-money-laundering body to put Pakistan on grey-list for terror-financing

23 Feb 2018

International anti-money-laundering body to put Pakistan on grey-list for terror-financing

The global anti-money laundering watchdog, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), is reportedly going to put Pakistan back on its grey list of nations that fail to prevent terror-financing and money laundering.

Hafiz Saeed, Syed Salahuddin chargesheeted for helping terror activities

18 Jan 2018

Hafiz Saeed, Syed Salahuddin chargesheeted for helping terror activities

The NIA has filed a chargesheet against 12 people including Hizbul Mujahideen head Syed Salahuddin and Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Saeed.

Pakistani-American woman arrested for using bitcoin to fund ISIS

16 Dec 2017

Pakistani-American woman arrested for using bitcoin to fund ISIS

27-year-old Zoobia Shahnaz of New York has been arrested for allegedly laundering bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to transfer the money to aid ISIS.

NIA to investigate Naxal funding case, will target leader Sudhakar

10 Nov 2017

NIA to investigate Naxal funding case, will target leader Sudhakar

After making swift progress in the J&K terror funding case, the National Investigative Agency (NIA) is now investigating a Naxal funding case.

J&K terror funding: NIA seizes Rs.36cr worth demonetized currency

08 Nov 2017

J&K terror funding: NIA seizes Rs.36cr worth demonetized currency

The National Investigating Agency (NIA) said it has seized demonetized currency worth Rs. 36.34 crore in New Delhi.

Yousuf, son of Hizbul Mujahideen chief, arrested in terror-funding case

24 Oct 2017

Yousuf, son of Hizbul Mujahideen chief, arrested in terror-funding case

The NIA has arrested Shahid Yousuf, son of Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin, in connection with a 2011 terror funding case.

Pakistan lobbying UN to declare India a "sponsor of terror"

25 Sep 2017

Pakistan lobbying UN to declare India a "sponsor of terror"

Pakistan is now lobbying the United Nations to designate India as a "state sponsor of terrorism," claimed the country's Express Tribune.

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.

US orders Pakistan's largest private bank to close NY operations

08 Sep 2017

US orders Pakistan's largest private bank to close NY operations

After functioning for 40 years, the New York branch of Pakistan's Habib Bank has been ordered shut by US regulators after repeated warnings on possible terror funding and money laundering.

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.

India welcomes Trump's criticism of Pakistan's support for terror groups

23 Aug 2017

India welcomes Trump's criticism of Pakistan's support for terror groups

India has welcomed US President Donald Trump's newly announced Afghanistan strategy and his condemnation of Pakistan for allegedly backing of terror groups.

Pakistani terror funding: Millionaire businessman arrested in Srinagar

18 Aug 2017

Pakistani terror funding: Millionaire businessman arrested in Srinagar

A millionaire was arrested from Srinagar for allegedly funding Kashmiri terrorists and separatists.

Terrorist financing: NIA questions Syed Ali Shah Geelani's sons

16 Aug 2017

Terrorist financing: NIA questions Syed Ali Shah Geelani's sons

As part of the ongoing crackdown on terrorist financing, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) questioned Nayeem and Nasim, Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani's sons.

ED arrests Shabir Shah's aid, Aslam Wani

06 Aug 2017

ED arrests Shabir Shah's aid, Aslam Wani

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Sunday arrested Aslam Wani, a close aid of separatist leader Shabir Shah in connection with alleged terror funding case in Srinagar.

Geelani close aide might have leaked national secrets to Pakistan

01 Aug 2017

Geelani close aide might have leaked national secrets to Pakistan

A close aide of Hurriyat's Syed Ali Shah Geelani is suspected of passing on classified information to Pakistan's ISI.

Pakistan funding of terror in Kashmir: It's a two-way street

27 Jul 2017

Pakistan funding of terror in Kashmir: It's a two-way street

That Pakistan-based terrorist groups have been funding separatist activities in Kashmir is by now an open secret. But recent findings suggest it is rather a two-way street.

Kashmir: Separatist leader Shabir Shah arrested in decades-old terror-funding case

26 Jul 2017

Kashmir: Separatist leader Shabir Shah arrested in decades-old terror-funding case

Separatist leader Shabir Shah has been arrested by the ED in a decades-old money laundering case related to terror funding.

Pakistani terror funding: Geelani's son-in-law, six others arrested

24 Jul 2017

Pakistani terror funding: Geelani's son-in-law, six others arrested

The NIA has arrested Altaf Shah, son-in-law of Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, and six other separatists for alleged terror funding.

Hizbul Mujahideen chief Salahuddin admits to sponsoring attacks on India

03 Jul 2017

Hizbul Mujahideen chief Salahuddin admits to sponsoring attacks on India

Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin has admitted carrying out attacks in India through his terror outfit to a Pakistani TV channel.

Terror-funding: NIA detains Geelani's son-in-law, two other Hurriyat leaders

28 Jun 2017

Terror-funding: NIA detains Geelani's son-in-law, two other Hurriyat leaders

The National Investigation Agency has detained Altaf Ahmed Shah, son-in-law of Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, over funding of terror activities in the Valley.

India's raises questions of terror sponsorship in the UN

22 Jun 2017

India's raises questions of terror sponsorship in the UN

India has called on the UN to find out from where the "anti-government elements" in Afghanistan were procuring weapons, training and funds.

Kashmiri businessman on NIA's radar for links to Pakistani terror-funding

09 Jun 2017

Kashmiri businessman on NIA's radar for links to Pakistani terror-funding

A Kashmiri carpet dealer, now believed to be a businessman in the Gulf, is on the NIA's radar for his alleged involvement in Pakistani funding to separatists in the Valley.

Before Danish Ahmed, over 32 terrorists surrendered in one year

08 Jun 2017

Before Danish Ahmed, over 32 terrorists surrendered in one year

Danish Ahmed, a Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist who surrendered yesterday, joins a line of over 32 youths who have given up arms in the last year.

Pakistan using shrine donation boxes for terrorist-financing

08 Jun 2017

Pakistan using shrine donation boxes for terrorist-financing

Uncovering more evidence on Pakistan financing terrorism, intelligence agencies in Rajasthan have discovered that the ISI has set up donation boxes in shrines in border villages, to use the devotees' money to fund terrorist activities.

Hizbul terrorist Danish Ahmed surrenders, reveals crucial details

07 Jun 2017

Hizbul terrorist Danish Ahmed surrenders, reveals crucial details

In a major development, Hizbul Mujahideen operative Danish Ahmed, seen at the funeral of former outfit commander Sabzar Bhat, has surrendered before Jammu and Kashmir police at Handwara.

Crackdown on terrorist-financing: NIA raids 26 locations in three states

04 Jun 2017

Crackdown on terrorist-financing: NIA raids 26 locations in three states

As a continuation of Indian security agencies' crackdown on terrorist financing, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) raided about 26 premises owned by separatist leaders and businessmen across three states.

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).

J&K- Amid lack of terror-funds, a rise in bank robberies

09 May 2017

J&K- Amid lack of terror-funds, a rise in bank robberies

As Indian security personnel thwart attempts at cross-border transfer of weapons and terror funds by Pakistan, there has been a spate in bank robberies and arm-snatching incidents.

Terrorists loot Rs. 3 lakh from bank in Kakapora

04 May 2017

Terrorists loot Rs. 3 lakh from bank in Kakapora

Terrorists looted Rs. 3 lakh from a bank in Pulwama district, less than 24 hours after a similar incident when Rs. 65000 was looted from a bank branch in Kulgam.

J&K: Terrorists decamp with weapons from police post

03 May 2017

J&K: Terrorists decamp with weapons from police post

Terrorists attacked a police post outside the court complex of southern Shopian district and decamped with 5 weapons including 4 INSAS rifles and 1 AK-47.