Hafiz Saeed

  • Pakistani Islamists use floods to turn opinion against India 2 days ago

    Multan: Hafiz Saeed, widely considered one of South Asia's most dangerous militants, has no doubt who is to blame for devastating floods that have submerged swathes of Pakistani countryside and claimed hundreds of lives. "India irrigates its deserts and dumps extra water on Pakistan without any warning," the bearded Saeed told...
  • India, Pakistan in war of words over 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed September 15, 2014

    New Delhi: A war of words of sorts has broken out between External Affairs Ministry and Pakistan's High Commissioner over 26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed. After Pakistan gave a sort of 'clean chit' to Saeed, MEA spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin remarked,"Our views on Hafiz Saeed are very clear. To us,...
  • Watch: The Week That Wasn't with Cyrus Broacha July 20, 2014

    In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik's for meeting 26/11 mastermind Hafeez Saeed, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Brazil for BRICS summit. He also takes on Bollywood actor Salman Khan for refusing to pose for shutterbugs. ...
  • TWTW: Who is Ved Pratap Vaidik, asks Cyrus Broacha July 20, 2014

    Yoga guru Ramdev's aide Ved Pratap Vaidik falls in trouble over his meeting with the mastermind of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks Hafiz Saeed in Lahore. A case has been filed against Vaidik in Chief Judicial Magistrate court in Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh on sedition charges. ...
  • PIL filed against Vaidik over his meeting with Hafiz Saeed July 18, 2014

    New Delhi: A PIL has been filed in the Delhi High Court against journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik over his meeting with Jamat ud Dawah chief and 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed in Lahore. The PIL seeks a detailed investigation by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and wants Vaidik's passport...
  • Petition filed in court accusing Vaidik of sedition July 17, 2014

    Chandauli: A complaint was filed on Thursday in a local court against senior journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik accusing him of sedition over his meeting with 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed and his controversial remarks on Jammu and Kashmir. A lawyer Santosh Pathak moved the application against Vaidik in the court of Chief...
  • Vaidik's family in Indore is known to be close to RSS, says Shobha Oza July 17, 2014

    The controversy over journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik's meeting with 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed refuses to die down with the Congress on Wednesday dubbing him as an "RSS volunteer beyond any doubt" and seeking to know the "hidden agenda" behind the meet. "Vaidik is an RSS volunteer beyond any doubt. His entire...
  • Vaidik an RSS volunteer beyond any doubt: Congress July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The controversy over journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik's meeting with 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed refuses to die down with the Congress on Wednesday dubbing him as an "RSS volunteer beyond any doubt" and seeking to know the "hidden agenda" behind the meet. "Vaidik is an RSS volunteer beyond any doubt......
  • VaidikSaeed meet: Case filed against Vaidik in Varanasi court on sedition charge July 16, 2014

    Varanasi: Yoga guru Ramdev's aide Ved Pratap Vaidik is in trouble over his meeting with the mastermind of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks Hafiz Saeed in Lahore. A case has been filed against Vaidik in Chief Judicial Magistrate court in Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh on sedition charges. The court will hear...
  • RSS backs Vaidik openly over meet with Hafiz Saeed, calls him a patriot July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Ved Pratap Vaidik trouble continued for the government for a third day on Wednesday. Even as other political parties protest, the Bharatiya Janata Party's ideological wing, the Rashtriya Swayamseva Sangh (RSS) has openly backed Vaidik. The RSS has said that Vaidik is a patriot and what he did...
  • BJP ally Shiv Sena accuses Vaidik of sedition, urges Centre to act July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party ally Shiv Sena has hit out at Ramdev aide Ved Pratap Vaidik for meeting 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed. Sena, in its political mouthpiece Saamana has accused Vaidik of sedition and being unpatriotic for meeting a terrorist. Sena has urged the government to act against Vaidik,...
  • VaidikSaeed meeting wasn't officially organised: Indian High Commission July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Hours after the Narendra Modi government denied any back channel talks following Ved Pratap Vaidik's meeting with 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed, the Indian High Commission in its report has said that it had no information about the meeting and that it was a personal meeting. This comes after...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 15, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • VaidikSaeed meet: Centre clarifies its stand, Congress seeks discussion July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: With the increasing pressure from the opposition, the government has been forced to clarify its stand on yoga teacher Ramdev's close aide Ved Pratap Vaidik's meeting with 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed in Lahore. The government has fielded its senior ministers in both the Houses of Parliament as the...
  • Row over VaidikSaeed meet: The diplomatic misadventures of a private individual July 15, 2014

    The extremely controversial meeting between 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed and journalist Ved Prakash Vaidik has sparked off a nationwide debate. While opposition Congress slammed the meeting as government sponsored, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj strongly refuted such claims, saying that the government equally condemns such a meeting. ...
  • Have sought report from envoy in Pakistan on VaidikSaeed meet: Sushma July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Facing opposition from every corner, the government on Tuesday said that it disapproved and condemned the meeting of journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik and 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj told Rajya Sabha, "The government of India totally disapproves Vaidik's meeting with Hafiz Saeed." She...
  • Ved Pratap Vaidik: Interviewed Hafiz Saeed to understand his ideology July 15, 2014

    In an interview with CNNIBN Ved Pratap Vaidik said," Why will a journalist take the High Commission's nod to interview anyone?" He moved on to say that he interviewed Hafiz Saeed to understand his ideology. ...
  • MG Vaidya: Ved Pratap Vaidik did no wrong in meeting Hafiz Saaed July 15, 2014

    In an interview with CNNIBN MG Vaidya said that Ved Pratap Vaidik should not have met Hafiz Saaed. But if he did so he has not committed a crime as meeting a terrorist as a journalist is no crime. MG Vaidya claims that Ved Pratap Vaidik did no wrong in...
  • Vaidik refuses to comment on Rahul's remark July 15, 2014

    Journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik refused to comment on Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's remark. Vaidik said, "I don't want to comment on Rahul Gandhi. I am just a small journalist and Rahul Gandhi is a big politician." Rahul has called Vaidik a RSS agent, who has met 26/11 Mumbai attack...
  • VaidikSaeed meet: Centre distances itself, Opposition demands action July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The controversy surrounding journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik "interviewing" dreaded terrorist and Jamat ud Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed managed to rock the Parliament once again and force repeated adjournments in both the Houses on Tuesday. Ministry of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj cleared government's stand on the issue saying that...
  • Watch: All political reactions to VaidikSaeed meet July 15, 2014

    Reacting to the Ramdev aide Ved Prakash Vaidik's 'interview' with 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed, Opposition party leaders demand his arrest. ...
  • Vaidik has no relation with RSS: Ram Madhav July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: RSS leader Ram Madhav, who recently joined BJP on Tuesday asserted that journalist Ved Prakash Vaidik has no relation with RSS, saying a person roaming around with Congress leaders is not from the Sangh fountainhead. Vaidik saab has no relation with RSS. The person who roams around with Mani...
  • The curious case of the VaidikSaeed meet July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi based journalist tweeted that, "Ved Pratap Vaidik finally got what he always wanted, tons of cheap publicity." Ved Pratap Vaidik, a retired journalist and a close aide of yoga guru Ramdev is now basking in the reflected glory. Vaidik, a Hindi journalist, was unknown outside the...
  • Government says it has nothing to do with VaidikSaeed meet July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The central government on Tuesday ruled out any link with Ramdev aide Ved Prakash Vaidik's 'interview' with 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed. Speaking in the Lok Sabha, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said that the allegation that the government facilitated the journalist's meeting with Hafiz Saeed is false and...
  • Did Indian mission facilitate VaidikSaeed meet, asks Rahul Gandhi July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Describing journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik as an "RSS man", Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday questioned whether the Indian High Commission in Islamabad had facilitated the meeting between him and Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed. "The question is did the Indian embassy facilitate the gentleman (Vaidik) or not. We are...
  • Opposition calls for Vaidik's arrest, MHA says too early to jump the gun July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Ved Pratap Vaidik, journalist and a close aide of Yoga guru Baba Ramdev, did not inform the Indian Embassy in Pakistan about his "interview" with Jamat ud Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed, said sources in the Ministry of External Affairs. Sources told CNNIBN that Vaidik's meeting with the 26/11 mastermind...
  • After Hafiz Saeed meeting, Ramdev aide Vaidik sparks a row on Kashmir July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Ramdev aide and journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik who has been making headlines for his "interview" with Jamat ud Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed has stoked another controversy by pitching for an independent Kashmir. In an interview to Pakistan's Dawn News, Vaidik pressed for more power to Kashmir, adding that if...
  • Live: I feel bad, have worked more with Congress than BJP, says Ved Vaidik July 15, 2014

    Ramdev aide Ved Prakash Vaidik's 'interview' with 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed disrupted Parliament for second day on Tuesday. Even as the government says it has nothing to do with the meeting, the Opposition has demanded his arrest and has called for a debate on the issue....
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 14, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • I met him to analyse his mind: Vaidik on meeting Hafiz Saeed July 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik, whose meeting with 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed in Lahore has kicked up a row, on Monday defended himself by saying he only wanted to analyse the Pakistani terror group leader's mind to "perceive his motivation about India". Asked what was his objective in...