Kashif Jaan is the link between the Pathankot attack and Jaish-e-Mohammad

Militant attacks in PathankotNew Delhi, March 28: India had said since day one that it is convinced that the Pathankot air base attack was carried out by the dreaded Jaish-e-Mohammad. The outfit headed by Maulana Masood Azhar thrives on a hate India policy and the Pathankot attack was another way of conveying that message.
When the NIA holds discussions with the Joint Investigation Team from Pakistan, it would place before a bit of crucial evidence which provides the direct link between the attack and the Jaish-e-Mohammad. The link is an operative called Kashif Jaan.

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Panic in Pathankot as car is snatched at gun point

PathankotPathankot, Mar 23: There was panic in Pathankot following an incident in which a car was snatched at gun point by unidentified persons.
Security has been increased in the area following the incident. Pathankot has been on high alert ever since terrorists of the Jaish-e-Mohamamad attacked the air force station.

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‘Swear to God, will destroy Jaish-e-Mohammad’: Pak NSA to India

naseerNew DElhi, Mar 19: Naseer Jung Januja the National Security Advisor is an army man first. He speaks like an army man even today and this context it would be interesting to share what he had to say following the Pathankot attack.
When India’s National Security (NSA) Ajit Doval raked up the Pathankot attack and the involvement of the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), Januja replied in true army man style- “I swear to God, I will destroy the Jaish-e-Mohammad.”

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Maulana Masood Azhar detained: Good news, but also read in between the lines

masoodazharPakistan has conveyed to India that all action relating to the Pathankot attack is being taken. One of the better news that Pakistan has provided India that it appears to be serious about acting against Jaish-e-Mohammad chief, Maulana Masood Azhar.
The wording has changed this time. After the Pathankot attack, Pakistan had said that it had detained Azhar. However Pakistan also added the word “Protective” against detention which left many of us confused.

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Pathankot Attack: Maulana Masood Azhar will remain in a dossier

masoodIslamabad, Jan 20: India has said in the past couple of days that it proposes to seek the custody of Maulana Masood Azhar, chief of the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) and mastermind of the Pathankot attack.
While India does have a legitimate claim on Azhar, it still sounds a bit strange because he was handed over to Pakistan during the Khandahar hijack .

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Pathakot Attack: Why did India take Maulana Masood Azhar off the radar?

masoodNew Delhi, Jan 18: India will formally make a request to Pakistan to hand over Maulana Masood Azhar, the chief of the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) who masterminded the Pathankot and Parliament attacks.
Azhar was the same person that India had to trade in exchange for the hostages during the Khandahar hijack episode.

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We trust you, but we will ascertain facts: PM Modi to Pakistan

pathankot-attack_650x400_61451836116New Delhi, Jan 16: India has asked Pakistan to provide copies of the first information reports and also the provisions under which the Jaish-e-Mohammad militants have been booked in connection with the Pathankot attack.
With the talks with Pakistan being postponed, India is taking a guarded approach where the investigations into the Pathankot attack is concerned.

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Maulana Masood arrested or detained: Pakistan’s technical trick

masoodWe are still in business is what the Jaish-e-Mohammad had to say in a statement. The statement was aimed at refuting news reports which originated from Pakistan that their chief, Maulana Masood Azhar had been arrested.
Has Pakistan arrested Azhar? They have not arrested but detained him. There is a primary difference between detaining a person and arresting him. When an arrest has been made there has to be a filing of a case with charges.

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How does the Jaish-e-Mohammad operate despite the ban?

masoodazharThe Jaish-e-Mohammad continues to be a powerful player in Pakistan and acting against its chief, Maulana Masood may not be the easiest thing.
He is an extremely important player for the ISI and the army in Pakistan and gradually he has attained the status that is enjoyed by Hafiz Saeed of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba.

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Declare Masood Azhar global terrorist: India to urge China

FILES-PAKISTAN-RELIGIOUS-UNBengaluru, Jan 13: India is likely to urge China in a bid to have Maulana Masood Azhar and his brother Abdul Rauf Asghar as international terrorists.
No amount of probe by Pakistan would be satisfactory if the two brothers who run the Jaish-e-Mohammad roam around freely, an Indian official told OneIndia.
Maulana Masood Azhar who was once in Indian custody was released in exchange for the hostages during the Khandahar hijack. While Masood is the ideological head of the Jaish-e-Mohammad, his brother Rauf is the operations chief.

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