Opp distraught by JeM chief’s terrorist designation: Modi

Opp distraught by JeM chief’s terrorist designation: Modi

NEW DELHI: Prime minister Narendra Modi on Friday ramped up his attack against the Congress, saying the party is distraught about Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar being declared as a global terrorist during the election and is questioning the timing of the announcement. Addressing an election rally at the Hindaun City in Rajasthan, Modi alleged […]

All members should abide by decision: UN chief

All members should abide by decision: UN chief

UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed hope that all member states will abide by the decision of the sanctions committee of the world body which imposed an arms embargo, asset freeze and travel ban on JeM chief Masood Azhar. In response to a question on Guterres’ reaction, his spokesperson said: “This is the […]

Pak PM saying right things, his military leadership too needs to take right decisions: US

Pak PM saying right things, his military leadership too needs to take right decisions: US

WASHINGTON: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is saying the “right things”, but his military leadership too needs to take the “right decisions”, the Trump administration has said, hours after the UN Security Council designated JeM chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist. Nearly 18 months after President Donald Trump ordered cutting off security aid to […]

Breakthrough struck during Khan’s China trip: report

Breakthrough struck during Khan’s China trip: report

Islamabad: The “breakthrough” in designating Masood Azhar as a global terrorist came during Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s recent visit to China where the two sides agreed to withdraw their opposition to the latest move to blacklist the JeM chief, a media report said here Thursday. The UN’s sanctions committee announced Wednesday the designation of […]

UN designates JeM chief Masood Azhar as global terrorist

UN designates JeM chief Masood Azhar as global terrorist

UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations on Wednesday designated Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a “global terrorist” after China lifted its hold on a proposal to blacklist him. A UNSC designation will subject Azhar to an assets freeze, travel ban and an arms embargo. China removed its hold on the proposal, which was moved by France, […]

BJP credits Modi’s leadership

BJP credits Modi’s leadership

NEW DELHI: The BJP Wednesday credited Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the United Nations designating Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a “global terrorist”, saying India is in safe hands under him. “India stands vindicated. Masood Azhar is now a global terrorist. India is in safe hands. This marks a high point for the prime minister’s […]

Pak to ‘immediately’ enforce sanctions imposed on Azhar, claims Pulwama attack removed from proposal

Pak to ‘immediately’ enforce sanctions imposed on Azhar, claims Pulwama attack removed from proposal

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Wednesday said it would “immediately enforce the sanctions” imposed by the UN on JeM chief Masood Azhar and agreed to his listing after all “political references”, including attempts to link him to the Pulwama attack were removed from the proposal. Pakistan foreign office spokesman Mohammad Faisal said Pakistan would “immediately enforce the […]

US moves draft resolution in UN to blacklist JeM chief Masood Azhar

US moves draft resolution in UN to blacklist JeM chief Masood Azhar

United Naitons: Stepping up the international pressure to designate Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a “global terrorist”, the US, supported by France and the UK, has moved a draft resolution in the UN Security Council to blacklist the Pakistan-based group’s chief. Two weeks after China put a hold on a proposal to list Azhar under […]