Jaish E Mohammad

  • Pakistan militant Masood Azhar resurfaces, ignites fears of attacks February 18, 2014

    New Delhi/Islamabad: Maulana Masood Azhar, the Pakistani Islamic hardliner blamed for an attack on India's parliament that brought the nuclear rivals to the brink of war has resurfaced after years in seclusion, setting off alarm bells in New Delhi. Twice since the end of December, authorities have issued an airport...
  • J&K: Encounter in Pulwama district enters second day June 6, 2013

    Srinagar: The encounter in Pulwama district of South Kashmir entered the second day on Thursday as security forces exchanged fresh fire with holed-up terrorists in the wee hours. "Fresh firing between the security forces and the holed-up terrorists took place at around 4.00 am. Intermittent firing continued for several hours since...
  • JeM 'threatens' to blow up Dehradun, Haridwar stations February 27, 2013

    Dehradun: Terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad on Tuesday allegedly threatened to blow up major railway stations and places of religious and tourist interest in Uttarakhand in retaliation to the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, a senior police official said. The letter written purportedly by the Karachi based area commander of terror...
  • Kashmir: Top Jaish-e-Mohammad commander killed November 24, 2012

    Srinagar: A top Jaish-e-Mohammad militant commander was killed in an encounter with security forces in Sopore in north Kashmir's Baramullah district in the wee hours on Saturday. Sopore Police and 22 Rashtriya Rifles cordoned Chatlora village, 55 kms from Srinagar, at around 1 am after receiving information that a self-styled divisional...
  • Two militants killed in encounter in J&K May 27, 2011

    Srinagar: Two unidentified militants were on Friday killed in an encounter with security forces in Sopore area of north Kashmir Baramulla district, officials said. A gunbattle broke out in Nowpora locality of Sopore town, 55 kms from Srinagar, after security forces came under fire from militants during a cordon and...
  • Five convicted for waging war against India January 3, 2011

    New Delhi: Five terrorists, including two brothers, belonging to banned outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), were on Monday convicted by a Delhi court for waging war against the country and being involved in terror activities. The court is likely to pronounce the quantum of sentence against the five on January 6. Additional Session Judge...
  • US imposes sanctions on Pak terror groups November 5, 2010

    Washington: The United States of America on Thursday imposed sanctions on Pakistan-based terror groups Lashkar-e-Toiba and Jaish-e-Mohammad. The move comes just two days ahead of US President Barack Obama's India visit during which he will be visiting the 26/11 memorial in Mumbai. While announcing the imposition of sanctions on the...
  • J-K encounter: Body of 3rd terrorist recovered October 22, 2010

    Srinagar: Security forces on Friday recovered the body of the third Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist killed in the encounter at Malroo locality on the outskirts of Srinagar. The body was recovered on Friday morning during the search of the debris of the house which was razed to the ground during the operation on...
  • Two militants killed in Sopore encounter June 1, 2010

    Srinagar: Two Jaish-e-Mohammad militants were killed and an Army jawan injured in an overnight encounter with security forces in Sopore, police said on Tuesday. The gunbattle broke out at Lalid-Sopore during search operation, 60 kms from here, last evening. An army jawan was also injured in the gunbattle that was...
  • JeM militants joining Taliban in Swat: Pak May 9, 2009

    New Delhi: In Pakistan, the battle in Swat Valley between the army and the Taliban is intensifying. While reports indicate as many as 1 million people will be displaced by the fighting, there is now a new challenge - the Jaish-e-Mohammed could have joined hands with the Taliban in the...
  • Terror outfits in J-K recruiting teens, ruining lives February 26, 2009

    New Delhi: A class XI student in Jammu and Kashmir has been arrested after he attempted to lob a grenade at a Army vehicle. The 17-year-old allegedly had been working for an outfit of the terror group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM). Pakistani SIM card was also recovered from him. The boy, Kamran Raza...
  • Trust breached: PM's Pak peacepipe goes up in smoke January 29, 2009

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is very disturbed by the Mumbai attacks as he had genuinely wanted to develop relations with Pakistan and had 'invested much political capital' into it, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee said on Wednesday. "Prime Minister is more disturbed than me because...
  • India pressurises Pak, to move UN on Masood Azhar January 15, 2009

    New Delhi: After successfully getting the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to ban Jamaat-ud-Dawa and proscribe Hafiz Saeed and Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi as terrorists, India is going full throttle to lay its hands on another of its most wanted - Jaish-e-Mohammad leader Maulana Masood Azhar. In a statement, External Affairs Minister...
  • India to move UN on Jaish chief's deportation May 19, 2011

    New Delhi: Even as Pakistan is making no perceptible moves to act against the list of most wanted handed over by India, New Delhi will soon move the United Nations to get back Jaish-e-Mohammad leader Maulana Masood Azhar, who is an accused in the 1999 hijack of Indian Airlines IC...
  • Day 7: Poonch gunbattle still on, 10 terrorists hiding January 7, 2009

    Poonch: The gunbattle between terrorists and the Army continues in Mendhar for the seventh day. Around 10 terrorists are still holed up in the Bhatidhar forest area. Army para commandos entered the forest on Tuesday and aerial surveys were conducted. The terrorists are believed to be hiding in natural caves and...
  • Poonch encounter continues, 4 militants killed January 4, 2009

    Jammu: A fierce gunbattle between security forces and separatist militants continues to rage Sunday in the dense mountainous forest in frontier Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir after over 60 hours in which seven people - four militants and three security personnel - have been killed. The army laid siege to...
  • Army-terrorists gunbattle on in Poonch, 1 jawan killed January 2, 2009

    Poonch: One jawan was killed and a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) reported missing during an encounter between Army personnel and six suspected Jaish-e-Mohammed(JeM) terrorists which continued for the second day on Thursday in the Poonch sector close to the Line of Control with Pakistan. The six terrorists including JeM local commander...
  • Cops claim Marriot-style attack foiled in Jammu December 24, 2008

    Jammu: Police say they have foiled suicide attack in Jammu on the lines of the attack on Islamabad’s Marriot Hotel. They claim say three suicide bombers from Jaish-e-Mohammad arrested on Sunday were planning to ram a vehicle loaded with explosives into an unspecified target. The police also claim one of...
  • Pak soldier among three terrorists held in J&K December 23, 2008

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Police have averted a major terror strike with the arrest of three Jaish-e-Mohammad fidayeen (suicide bombers). All the three terrorists belong to Pakistan and one of them, Gulam Fareed, is a serving Pakistani Army soldier. Fareed joined the infantry battalion of the Pakistan Army as a sepoy...
  • India locates JeM chief's hiding place in Pak December 19, 2008

    New Delhi: Maulana Masood Azhar, who is the founder and chief of terrorist organisation Jaish-e- Mohammad (JeM) and one of the most wanted terrorists by India, is proving to be a big headache for Pakistan. Pakistan has been flip-flopping on Maulana Masood Azhar’s presence in the country. Now CNN IBN has learnt...
  • India-Pakistan talks stalled after attacks: Delhi December 17, 2008

    Srinagar: Tentative peace talks between India and Pakistan have stalled after the Mumbai attacks, India said on Tuesday, and can only resume if Islamabad takes more decisive action against militant groups on its soil. The talks, known as the composite dialogue, began in 2004 after the two nuclear-armed neighbours almost...
  • US Senator Kerry urges Pakistan to control ISI moves December 16, 2008

    New Delhi: The Pakistan military's powerful spy agency must be tightly controlled and not allowed to act independently, US Senator John Kerry said on Monday after meeting Indian leaders to discuss the deadly Mumbai attacks. India has blamed last month's attacks that killed 179 people on the banned Islamist militant...
  • Terror trail of Jaish chief Maulana Masood Azhar December 10, 2008

    New Delhi: Pakistan on Tuesday claimed to have arrested Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhwi — the alleged mastermind of Nov 26 attacks in Mumbai — and Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar, but ruled out allowing India to question the Pakistan-based terrorists. Maulana Masood Azhar is the ransom India...
  • Jaish chief, 26/11 plotter held: Pak | LeT under attack December 10, 2008

    Pakistani government says its security forces have arrested Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT)'s Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi - the alleged mastermind of Nov 26 attacks on Mumbai - and Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar. Pakistan Defence Minister Chaudhry Mukhtar Ahmed in an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN claims both Lakhvi and Azhar were arrested by...
  • Pakistan claims Laskhar, Jaish chiefs arrested December 9, 2008

    New Delhi: Pakistani government has said its security forces have arrested Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) chief Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi and Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar. Pakistan Defence Minister Chaudhry Mukhtar Ahmed claimed both Lakhvi and Azhar were arrested by security forces on Monday. "Lakhvi was picked up yesterday. Azhar has also been picked up,"...
  • Pak imposes restrictions on Masood Azhar: report December 9, 2008

    Islamabad: Pakistani authorities have reportedly imposed restrictions on the movement of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) founder Maulana Masood Azhar and confined him to his home despite turning down India's demand for handing him over. Azhar, who was freed by Indian authorities along with two other terrorists in exchange for passengers of an Indian...
  • Terror may strike post festivities, IB warns Delhi December 3, 2007

    New Delhi: There's worrying news for citizens of Delhi ahead of the Christmas and New Year season. The Intelligence Bureau has warned that the national Capital may witness terror attacks within the next two weeks. And in a bid to catch the security apparatus off-guard, the attacks may be carried out...
  • UP police nab 3 terror suspects in Lucknow November 16, 2007

    Lukcnow: In an early morning crackdown on Friday, UP police arrested three suspected terrorists in Lucknow. The suspects were arrested by a team of the Special Task Force near the city’s Devkinandan hospital. Police say they recovered two AK-47s, hand grenades and ammunition from the arrested men. Police sources claim the...
  • Time not right to storm mosque: Musharraf June 30, 2007

    New Delhi: Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf has said he is ready to strike against “suicide bombers” hiding in a mosque in Islamabad and warned extremists pose a threat to the country. ''We tried to resolve the Lal Masjid standoff through negotiations to avoid bloodshed. I am not a coward but...
  • Delhi continues to be terror target June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Four suspected Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists were apprehended by Delhi Police's special cell on Sunday after a fire-fight in the Capital. These arrests have happened in the wake of five other arrests—all in the month of January. But Delhi Police says this spurt does not indicate a trend. "We keep sharing inputs...