Masood Azhar

UNSC members hail Masood Azhar's designation of global terrorist as significant

The 1267 Al Qaeda Sanctions Committee of theSecurity Council blacklisted Azhar on May 1 after veto-wielding permanent member China lifted its technical hold on the proposal by the other members.

published on : 21st May 2019

Masood Azhar's sanction reveals good cooperation at global level: New German Ambassador to India

Germany had played an important role in the effort to get Azhar sanctioned, particularly in the wake of the February 14 Pulwama terror attack.

published on : 21st May 2019

Decision on oil imports after Lok Sabha elections, India tells Iran

The Iranian Foreign Minister also said that a 60-day timeline had been given to EU-3 and other parties to the nuclear deal Iran signed with world powers, for restoring Iran’s oil and banking channels.

published on : 15th May 2019

Pakistan bans 11 groups for having links with JuD, JeM terror groups

Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Azhar was designated as a global terrorist by the United Nations on May 1.

published on : 12th May 2019

TNIE Podcasts | Jaish chief Masood Azhar named global terrorist but at what cost?

Was it PM Modi's international diplomacy which helped India? Or was it the US pressure in the international arena that worked? And if so, what was the deal India struck with the US?

published on : 8th May 2019

Kapil Sibal on Masood Azhar ban: Can PM Narendra Modi say terror will end now?

Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar was listed as a global terrorist by UNSC's 1267 Sanctions Committee on May 1.

published on : 5th May 2019

‘New evidence made China relent on Masood Azhar’

There was no reference to the Pulwama attack or Jammu and Kashmir in the UN notification banning Azhar, though the original resolution mentioned them. 

published on : 4th May 2019

BJP committed a sin by releasing Masood Azhar in 1999: Raj Babbar

The Congress leader went on to say that it is this "sin" that led to the terror attacks in the Parliament as well as in Pulwama.

published on : 4th May 2019

Masood Azhar's blacklisting symbolic victory for India: Experts

According to him, the UNSC procedure is such that informal consultations continue between members and consultations have been going on.

published on : 3rd May 2019

Masood Azhar ensured his sanction by UNSC: Sources

They expressed gladness that Pakistan, which must implement the UNSC resolution since Azhar was based there, was reportedly "satisfied" with the decision.

published on : 3rd May 2019

Masood Azhar's listing has 'concrete consequences': French envoy

The envoy, whose country had initiated the process to get Azhar sanctioned and had pushed it after the Pulwama terror attack.

published on : 3rd May 2019

Shiv Sena slams Congress for questioning the timing of JeM chief Azhar's listing

In an editorial in its mouthpiece 'Saamana', the party said there is no timing in the fight against terror.

published on : 3rd May 2019

Pakistan imposes travel ban on JeM chief Masood Azhar, issues order to freeze assets

The UN sanctions committee on the Islamic State and Al-Qaeda on Wednesday announced the designation of Azhar, leader of Jaish-e-Mohammed, over its ties to Al-Qaeda.

published on : 3rd May 2019

Why no Pulwama in Azhar’s UN listing? Here's what the MEA said

In a big diplomatic win for India, Masood Azhar was designated a global terrorist by the UNSC on Wednesday.

published on : 2nd May 2019

Opposition not celebrating sanctioning of Azhar as they may have to pay political price: Jaitley

The UN Sanctions Committee on Wednesday designated the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Azhar a global terrorist after China lifted its hold on a proposal to ban him.

published on : 2nd May 2019
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