JuD

  • Anti-Islam movie: Pak blocks YouTube pages September 14, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistani authorities on Thursday blocked access to a clip of an anti-Islam movie that has triggered protests across the Muslim world even as hardline groups like the Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) announced plans to organise demonstrations against it. The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority blocked pages on YouTube and other video sharing websites that...
  • Hold talks with India over river dispute: Saeed July 31, 2012

    Lahore: Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Mohammad Saeed has called on the Pakistan government to hold "serious talks" with India over the issue of sharing of river waters. He made the remarks while addressing a meeting of JuD activists in the border city of Sialkot, 70 km from Lahore, on Monday. "Islamabad should hold...
  • Hillary confirms bounty on 26/11 suspect Saeed May 7, 2012

    Kolkata: US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Monday confirmed that the US has announced a bounty for terror group Lashkar-e-Toiba's founder and Jamat-ud-Dawa's chief Hafiz Saeed. "I authorised award for Hafiz Saeed who was responsible for attacks in Mumbai. It may take longer than we like but we...
  • No US bounty on Saeed's head: American envoy April 29, 2012

    Lahore: US government did not announce any bounty for JuD Chief Hafiz Saeed, suspect in the Mumbai terror attacks, American Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter has said, blaming Pakistani media for "misreporting" the issue. "Pakistani media is very active and responsible but it misreported the issue of Hafiz Saeed. Though Hafiz...
  • Zardari to meet PM today; Saeed not on agenda April 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's will be in New Delhi after which he will head to Ajmer's shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti. Zardari will reach Delhi by about 11 am with an entourage of over 40 people, which will include his son Bilawal and interior minister Rehman Malik....
  • Ask Pak to act against Saeed: Cong, BJP to PM April 7, 2012

    New Delhi: The Congress as well as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday demanded that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ask for strict action against Lashkar-e-Toiba founder and 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks plotter Hafiz Saeed when he meets Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari. The BJP raised the stakes ahead of Zardari's...
  • Saeed wants to destroy India: Ex-CIA officer April 4, 2012

    Washington: Hafiz Saeed's vision is "destruction" of India, says US counter-terrorism expert Bruce Riedel, maintaining that the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e- Toiba founder is an al Qaeda ally who was in close touch with Osama bin Laden until his death in May 2011. "Saeed, a very public figure in Pakistan and admired by...
  • Terrorists should be punished: PM on US bounty April 4, 2012

    New Delhi: With the US announcing a USD 10 million bounty on Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said those engaged in terror acts against India should be brought to book. "All those who are engaged in terrorist acts against our country should be brought to...
  • Will the US bounty on Saeed change anything on the ground? April 4, 2012

    Experts in India are of the view that America has acted in its own interest by putting bounty on Hafiz Saeed. ...
  • Pak ups Saeed's security despite US bounty April 4, 2012

    New Delhi: The Pakistan has beefed up security at the residence of Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief Hafiz Mohammad Saeed in Lahore after the US announced a 10 million dollar bounty for the man accused of masterminding the 2008 Mumbai attacks. Besides nine policemen from Punjab Police deployed at Saeed's two-storey home at...
  • Hafiz Saeed hits back as India offers help to US April 3, 2012

    Islamabad: The US on Monday night announced a bounty of $10 million on Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Saeed. While the move was welcomed by India, the JuD chief hit back at the US saying he was not hiding in caves for bounties to be set on finding him. The LeT founder was...
  • India welcomes US bounty on LeT's Hafiz Saeed April 3, 2012

    New Delhi: India on Tuesday welcomed the US bounty on Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) founder and Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed, saying the announcement sends a strong signal to the LeT, its members and patrons that the international community remains united in combating terrorism. "India welcomes this new initiative of US. This...
  • 'Hafiz Saeed is a very protected individual in Pakistan' April 3, 2012

    DawnNews Reporter Mateen Haidar says LeT and JuD Chief Hafiz Saeed is highly protected in Pakistan and it will be very difficult to find him. ...
  • US announces $10 mn bounty on 26/11 plotter April 3, 2012

    New Delhi: The US announced a $10 million dollar reward for Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) founder and Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed, giving a major boost to India's fight against the plotters of 26/11 terror attacks. Saeed is believed to be the mastermind of the Mumbai terror attacks and is currently...
  • Hafiz Saeed warns India and US of backlash March 10, 2012

    Lahore: Continuing his tirade against US and India, Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Mohammad Saeed, blamed for the 2008 Mumbai attacks, has warned the two countries to stop their alleged efforts to "separate Balochistan from Pakistan" threatening a backlash. Addressing a gathering of Defa-e-Pakistan Council, a grouping of over 40 hardline and extremist...
  • JuD vows to turn Pakistan into 'Taliban state' November 30, 2011

    Islamabad: Spewing venom, leaders of the Jamaat-ud-Dawah, a banned group blamed for the Mumbai attacks, have vowed to convert Pakistan into a "Taliban state" and to train youths to wage jihad against the US and India. Addressing a protest meet outside the Lahore Press Club on Tuesday against the recent NATO...
  • Give credible evidence against 26/11 accused: Pak November 25, 2011

    Islamabad: Pakistan has asked India to provide "credible evidence" against those accused in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks so that they cannot secure their release from courts, Interior Minister Rehman Malik said on Friday. "Pakistan took action against Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Mohammad Saeed and others accused of involvement in the Mumbai...
  • Terror threat to Bhakra Nangal dam: sources July 16, 2011

    New Delhi: The Intelligence Bureau (IB) has intercepted a terror threat to India's largest dam- the Bhakra Nangal dam which is situated in Himachal Pradesh. Sources in the IB told CNN-IBN that the Lashkar e Taiba and the Jamaat ud Daawa are planning to attack the dam. The report says the Pakistan-based...
  • ISI plotted to kill Bal Thackeray: Headley May 25, 2011

    Chicago: Day two of the 26/11 case hearing in Chicago saw more startling revelations by the prime witness David Coleman Headley, who revealed that there was a plot to kill Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray and that he had met former Shiv Sena PRO Rajaram Rege. Headley also testified that...
  • LeT founder slams Pak govt for freeing Davis March 17, 2011

    Lahore: JuD chief and LeT founder Hafiz Mohammad Saeed has criticised Pakistan government for its "cruel act" of freeing suspected CIA contractor Raymond Davis following a "blood money" deal with families of the two men he killed here, while the country's religious parties have said they will organise protests on...
  • JuD chief Hafiz saeed warns India to 'quit' J&K February 5, 2011

    Lahore: Jamaat-u-Dawah chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed on Saturday warned India to "quit" Jammu and Kashmir or be prepared for a "war" even as the extremist group organized protests at several places in Pakistan to mark Kashmir Solidarity Day. Addressing a rally of about 20,000 supporters on the Mall, one...
  • 26/11 mastermind out in public after 2 years December 16, 2010

    Islamabad: Alleged Mumbai terror attacks mastermind and Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Mohammad Saeed made his first public appearance in Islamabad after a span of nearly two years. The JuD chief was reportedly participating in a meeting called by hardliners to oppose amendments to Pakistan's controversial blasphemy law. India has been demanding Pakistan...
  • NIA drops NBW plea against Headley, Rana July 16, 2010

    New Delhi: NIA today filed a fresh plea in a court in New Delhi for non-bailable warrants against Pakistan-based JuD chief Hafiz Saeed and five other terror suspects for plotting attacks in India, but withdrew a similar petition against David Headley and Tahawwur Rana, saying the US was providing access...
  • Is Pak ready to confront Islamic extremism? July 7, 2010

    Pakistan authorities have denied media reports that 23 militant organisations including the JuD have been banned. ...
  • Pak to act against 16 banned terror groups July 6, 2010

    Islamabad: Declaring JuD as a terror outfit, Pakistani authorities have formed special task forces to crack down on 16 radical groups, including the Lashker-e-Toiba, in the wake of the suicide attack on the Data Darbar shrine. The Home Department of Punjab has set up the task forces comprising officials of the...
  • Pak should act against Saeed: Chidambaram June 25, 2010

    On Board Special Aircraft: India on Friday asked Pakistan to expeditiously bring to justice all those behind the Mumbai attacks, including JuD chief Hafiz Saeed and handlers which included some Pakistani Army personnel. Home Minister P Chidambaram said he will "politely" tell Pakistan that the time has come to address issues...
  • Chidambaram's Pak visit to focus on terror June 25, 2010

    Home Minister P Chidambaram will meet his Pakistani counterpart in Islamabad on Friday. ...
  • Chidambaram to press Pakistan on terror today June 25, 2010

    Islamabad: The home ministers of India and Pakistan will hold a crucial meeting in Islamabad on Friday. It is the first such meeting between the ministers of the two countries since the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks. Home Minister P Chidambaram will put pressure on Islamabad to prosecute those involved in...
  • Fine imposed on state govt for delaying Saeed's case October 22, 2009

    Islamabad: Pakistan's Supreme Court hearing petitions against the release of Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed from house arrest on Thursday imposed fine of Rs 10,000 each on federal and Punjab governments for delaying the case with their "non-cooperative attitude". Saeed allegedly masterminded the Mumbai terror attacks and India wants Pakistan to...
  • Saeed planned 26/11 October 13, 2009

    New Delhi/Lahore: India reiterated on Monday that Hafiz Saeed was the "mastermind" of the Mumbai terror attacks but the Lahore High Court dismissed two cases against him filed under the anti-terrorism act. After the court delivered its verdict, Saeed's lawyer A K Dogar told reporters in Lahore, "I argued in court...