Did Pakistan ever act against Azhar? Intel reports show, he remained protected always

masoodNew Delhi, Sep 09: In the aftermath of the Balakot airstrike, Pakistan had moved Jaish-e-Mohammad chief, Maulana Masood Azhar to a safe location.

Prior to stating that Azhar had been placed under protective custody, Azhar was undergoing treatment at the Army Hospital in Rawalpindi. Now intelligence reports state that he has been released from protective custody.

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Going slow on Hafiz Saeed, looking up to Azhar, Pak is only worsening its case at FATF

hafiz-masood-fatfNew Delhi, Sep 09: After failing 32 of the 40 parameters, the Asia Pacific Group of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) decided to place Pakistan in the Enhanced Expedited Follow up list.

This was being seen as a big setback for Pakistan ahead of the crucial plenary of the FATF to be held in October. While, the situation for Pakistan remains grim as it has not done much to curb terror financing, going easy on Lashkar-e-Tayiba boss, Hafiz Saeed and now releasing Jaish-e-Mohammad chief, Maulana Masood Azhar is not doing any good for the country.

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Probes will now go beyond as new Indian anti-terror law takes shape

 

hafeez-dawood-masoodNew Delhi, Sep 05: The new terror law in India has taken shape and the government designated Jaish-e-Mohammad chief, Maulana Masood Azhar, Lashkar-e-Tayiba boss, Hafiz Saeed, Dawood Ibrahim and Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi as individual terrorists.

The decisions have been taken nearly a month after Parliament approved a crucial amendment to the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Act, 1967. They are the first to be declared terrorists under the new anti-law, a home ministry official said.

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Movement for war of Islam: NIA says ISIS module inspired by Masood Azhar’s message

New Delhi, June 22: Investigations conducted by the National Investigation Agency have established that several persons had entered into a criminal conspiracy to wage violent jihad against India and also establish the caliphate of the Islamic State.

The module was being guided by three ISIS handlers based abroad. The module made extensive use of encrypted social media applications/chat platforms. These have been recovered from their mobile phones, the NIA said in its chargesheet.

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Get ready, we need the heat on JeM to settle, ISI tells Lashkar

lashkar33New Delhi, May 15: Pakistan says that it has been acting against the Jaish-e-Mohammad in the aftermath of the listing of its chief, Maulana Masood Azhar by the United Nations.

With these developments the activities of the Jaish-e-Mohammad are likely to come down in India, especially in Jammu and Kashmir. However Pakistan has plan B and that would be to prop up the Lashkar-e-Tayiba to fill in the vacuum.

Post UN ban, Masood Azhar operates JeM under new name

New Delhi, May 10: Maulana Masood Azhar continues to remain at the helm of affairs of the Jaish-e-Mohammad despite the UN imposing a ban and declaring him a terrorist.

As expected the Jaish-e-Mohammad would now operate under a new name, intelligence agencies have learnt. It was expected that Pakistan would change the name of the outfit to overcome the ban and we witnessed this in the case of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba as well.

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With Azhar banned, Pak will use Mohammad Rauf, Athar Ibrahim to run JeM

New Delhi, May 02: In the wake of the UN ban on Jaish-e-Mohammad chief, Maulana Masood Azhar, Pakistan would now find ways to safeguard him and his outfit.

One could expect some eye-wash from Pakistan to show that it seems to be acting against Azhar and the JeM. Anticipating such a decision and a strike by India in the aftermath of the Pulwama attack, Pakistan’s ISI has shifted Azhar’s base over four times, Indian intelligence agencies tell OneIndia.

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The Indian dossier that got China to lift its hold on Maulana Masood Azhar

masoodazharNew Delhi, May 02: It was a major victory for India after the United Nations listed Jaish-e-Mohammad chief, Maulana Masood Azhar and declared him a terrorist.

For India it was a long battle to get China lift the hold on the ban. Apart from diplomatic moves, India also produced a dossier on Azhar, which was one of the major reasons, why the ban was imposed.

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Behind the scenes: How India’s relentless push ensured Masood Azhar was banned

masood-azharNew Delhi, May 02: It began in 2009 and the closure came in 2019. India had first moved a proposal to designate Maulana Masood Azhar as a terrorist before the United Nations in 2009. The move was blocked by China.

The next time India made such a move was in the year 2016. A year later the P3 nations made a similar proposal, but the Chinese block continued.

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4 reasons why the ban on Masood Azhar matters

maulana-masood-azharNew Delhi, May 02: It was a major diplomatic win for India after Jaish-e-Mohammad chief, Maulana Masood Azhar was designated by the United Nations. The decision came through after China lifted its hold on the ban.

India was keen that Azhar be designated by the Security Council Sanctions Committee. The committee of the UN was established in 1999 under Resolution 1267.

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