Everything you need to know about Hafiz Pur: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Hafiz Pur: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Islamabad, Apr. 3 (ANI): Senior Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has admitted recently that some of Taliban's area commanders were involved in the business of kidnapping for ransom, bringing bad name to the Taliban movement.
Geneva, April 1 (ANI): Kashmiri leader Dr. Shabir Choudhry has categorically described Jamaat-ud-Dawa leader Hafeez Saeed as a killer of Kashmiris.
Lahore, Mar. 31 (ANI): The Lahore High Court has been told by a senior law officer not to rule in favour of giving official legal assistance to Jamaat-ud-Dawa and Lashkar-e-Toiba founder Hafiz Saeed in a case filed against him in the United States, as doing so would strengthen the hand of the Indian Government.
Islamabad, Mar. 30 (ANI): Any legal assistance to Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed in a case in the US would strengthen Indian claims against Pakistan, the Lahore High Court has been told.
Srinagar, Mar 24 (ANI): With the arrival of summer, authorities in Kashmir are working to clean Dal Lake, to make it a pleasurable sight for tourists who would enter the valley in the coming months.
Islamabad, Mar 23 (ANI): Mumbai terror attacks' mastermind and one of the best known Pakistani jihadi leader Hafiz Muhammad Saeed has filed a petition challenging VVIP culture in the country and requesting its abolishment.
Washington, Mar 20 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have identified a peptide, or protein, derived from Pacific cod that may inhibit prostate cancer and possibly other cancers from spreading,
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Monday said the government had taken note of JKLF chief Yasin Malik sharing the stage with Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Saeed during his Pakistan visit and action concerning his passport will be taken at the appropriate time.
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Returning from a private visit to Pakistan, Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) leader Yasin Malik Saturday faced a protest from some right-wing activists, demanding his arrest for sharing a stage along with 26/11 accused Hafiz Saeed.
New Delhi, Mar. 9 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik, who was seen sharing the dais with India's most wanted terrorist and 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed in Islamabad, arrived here on Saturday evening from Pakistan.
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday slammed the government for taking terrorism "casually", saying that it did not act despite having intelligence inputs on the Hyderabad blast.
New Delhi, Feb. 21 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said that while it has accepted Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde's apology over his 'saffron terror' remark in the interest of democracy and to allow Parliament to function without disruption, and added that it was still quite disturbed about the fact that he did make the statement, giving room to hostile countries like Pakistan to say that India has a Home Minister who claims that political parties are indulging in terror within territorial limits.
Newly elected Delh State BJP President Vijay Goel has said that by terming BJP and RSS as terrorist, the Home Minister as degraded the dignity and importance of his post.
New York, Feb 16 (ANI): Mumbai terror attacks' mastermind and one of the best known jihadi leader Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, who has a 10 million dollar bounty on his head, is leading an open, and apparently fearless life in Pakistan, a report has said.
Islamabad, Feb. 12 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik on Tuesday said that if the government of India wants to cancel his passport and arrest him for sharing dais with 26/11 Mumbai terror attack accused Hafiz Saeed, he is ready for that.
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Amid concerns over Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik sharing the dais with 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed in Pakistan and demands for revoking his passport, the external affairs ministry Tuesday said if it receives a request for impounding Malik's passport it would "act on it".
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Amid BJP's demands that Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik's passport be revoked for sharing dais with Hafiz Saeed, considered the 26/11 attack mastermind, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has said the home ministry will take appropriate steps on the matter.
New Delhi, Feb. 12 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Rajnath Singh on Tuesday appealed to the Centre to take cognisance of Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik sharing stage with 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed very seriously.
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) BJP president Rajnath Singh Tuesday said that the government should "seriously" take cognizance of JKLF chief Yasin Malik sharing the dais with 26/11 attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed in Pakistan Sunday to protest Afzal Guru's hanging.
New Delhi, Feb. 12 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) leader Yasin Malik's decision to share the dais with LeT Chief and Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed in Pakistan, has created a flutter in India and led to demands for cancelling his Indian passport.
New Delhi, Feb. 12 (ANI): Questioning Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Yasin Malik's recent decision to share the stage with Hafiz Saeed, the mastermind of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, in Islamabad, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Ram Madhav on Tuesday said the Centre should take due note of this act and take very strong measures to send a message to him and persons of his ilk.
New Delhi, Feb. 11 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday lashed out the government and Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde over the news of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) leader Yasin Malik sharing dais with 26/11 Mumbai terror attack mastermind and Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Saeed in Islamabad.
Islamabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Pakistani political leader Maulana Fazlur Rehman has gone on a "private visit" to Qatar to hold talks with the Afghan Taliban, a media report said Sunday.
Islamabad, Feb 9 (ANI): An advisor appointed by the Lahore High Court has suggested that the Pakistani government should not involve itself in Jamatud Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed's case over terrorist attack in Mumbai in an American court.
Washington, Feb 9 (IANS) With Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, founder of Lashkar-e-Taiba terror group that staged the 2008 Mumbai attacks roaming freely in Pakistan, the US suggested that its $10 million reward for information wasn't a bounty on his head.
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) Despite a $10 million US bounty on his head, Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, whose group attacked Mumbai in 2008, lives openly in Pakistan, the New York Times said Thursday.
Lahore, Feb. 6 (ANI): Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed has urged India to "leave Kashmir", while addressing a rally in Lahore to mark Kashmir Solidarity Day on Tuesday.
Allahabad, Feb. 3 (ANI): Taking on its core ally partner, the Janata Dal- United (JD-U), over the prime ministerial row, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said the holy men and saints of this country have every right to decide about who they want as the prime minister of the country, not the terrorists like Hafiz Saeed.
Lahore, Feb. 1 (ANI): The Lahore High Court has appointed an amicus curie for assistance on a petition of Jamatud Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed, who has asked the government to defend his case before a US court which had summoned him and former ISI chief Ahmed Shuja Pasha along with other officials on a law suit filed by relatives of US nationals killed in Mumbai attacks.
Lahore, Jan. 30 (ANI): Jamatud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed has said that Pakistan has been facing the worst energy crisis because of Indian water aggression.
Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) Calling the fight against terrorism an "unfinished business", US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Tuesday said her country will improve its information sharing and law enforcement cooperation with India to deal with the terrorism threat from Pakistan.
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Pakistan should worry about minorities in its own country, India's Information Minister Manish Tewari and Home Secretary R.K. Singh said Monday in response to Pakistan minister Rehman Malik's statement that New Delhi should provide security to actor Shah Rukh Khan.
Lahore, Jan. 27 (ANI): Jamaat-ud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed has said that Indian superstar Shahrukh Khan can move to Pakistan if he does not feel safe in India.
New Delhi, Jan. 24 (ANI): BJP leader Sushma Swaraj on Thursday criticised Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde for his "Hindu terror" remarks and urged him not to take politics to a level where national sensibilities are hurt.
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde's "Hindu terror" remarks saw the government and the BJP locking horns again Tuesday as the Congress tried to blunt the opposition attack by saying it was an inadvertent comment and terror has no religion.
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The BJP Tuesday demanded the removal of Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde saying his statement on "Hindu terrorism" has favoured Pakistan and terrorists.
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) Pakistani Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud has directed his men in the northwest tribal region to abide by a peace accord with the government, a media report said Sunday.
New Delhi, Jan.12 (ANI): Former External Affairs Minister K. Natwar Singh on Saturday said that India's peace process with Pakistan should be halted to send a strong message to Islamabad about its repeated ceasefire violations in Kashmir.
Islamabad, Jan 12(ANI): Pakistan's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) could raise by 2% per annum if they grant India the Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status, which could normalize trade relations between the two neighbouring nations, according to study by an independent organization.
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) LeT founder and 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Muhammad Saeed has "challenged" the Indian government to prove that he was present near the Line of Control a few days ago.
The infamous Lashkar-e-Toiba founder Mohammad Hafiz Saeed Friday warned to India to be ready for uglier violence in Kashmir valley. His comment came when tension between India and Pakistan is simmering after Pakistani soldiers have allegedly killed two Indian soldiers and mutiliated their bodies after crossing the border at Poonch sector in Kashmir on 08 January 2013.............
New Delhi, Jan. 11 (ANI): Amid escalating tensions between the two Asian neighbours in the wake of the brutal killing of two Indian soldiers along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch District, Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) V. Narayanasamy on Friday said that India would take up the matter with Pakistan if it violated the terms of the ceasefire agreement.
Washington, Jan. 11 (ANI): It is a historical trend that whenever India and Pakistan move toward peace, one small incident reverses all progress made by the dialogue process, said
New Delhi, Jan. 10 (ANI): Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Thursday on Thursday said Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Saeed had visited the border areas in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) a few days before the attack on Indian jawans by Pakistani troops.
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Lashkar-e-Toiba founder Hafiz Saeed had recently visited Pakistan-administered Kashmir for some discussions, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said Thursday.
Islamabad, Jan. 8 (ANI): The arrest of Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed is of utmost necessity in order to improve relations between India and Pakistan, according to an editorial in a Pakistani daily.
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Sixty-five years after the sub-continent was partioned in 1947, the year 2012 saw New Delhi and Islamabad taking some concrete steps to improve trade and ease travel between them. President Asif Ali Zardari visited India, but Prime Minister Manmohan Singh made it clear that he would only visit Pakistan once there was progress in bringing to book those responsible for the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack.
Islamabad, Dec. 21 (ANI): Pakistan must cooperate in a transparent manner in getting to the bottom of who exactly was responsible for 26/11 and bring them to justice, an editorial in a Pakistani daily has said.
Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) Pakistan must get to the bottom of who exactly was responsible for 26/11 and bring them to justice, demanded a Pakistani daily Friday.
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) The musicians of yore were simpletons who put their music before themselves. Ustad Hafiz Ali Khan once asked then president Rajendra Prasad to pass a resolution in parliament that "everyone should protect the purity of raga Darbari Kanhara".
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The Congress party Monday supported Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde's statement in the Rajya Sabha that Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik had misled India on the arrest of Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed.
New Delhi, Dec 17 (ANI): Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said his Pakistani counterpart Rehman Malik was "misinformed" about the actual reasons for the arrest of JuD chief Hafiz Saeed, the and mastermind of Mumbai terror attack of 2008.
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Monday said Pakistan had misled India on the arrest of Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed and the impression created about his detentions for his role as a conspirator in the attack did not match the documents furnished.
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Monday said Pakistan has been misleading India on the arrest of Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed, and added that all his arrests so far have pertained to other matters.
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday demanded an explanation from the government on the controversial remarks made by Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik during his three-day visit which ended Sunday.
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik Sunday ended a three-day visit, triggering another row by alleging that an Indian linked to the Mumbai attack was actually an Indian intelligence agent.
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik Sunday blamed non-state actors for the Mumbai terror attack of 2008 that killed 166 people and stoked a controversy by stating that Abu Jundal, an accused in the case, "worked as a source for (an) elite agency of India".
Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik, who is at present at New Delhi as part of his three-day official visit to India, Saturday chanted old chorus, if India provides any hard evidence against Hafiz Saeed regarding his involvement in 26/11 terror attack on Mumbai, Pakistan will definitely take action against him...............
New Delhi, Dec 15 (ANI): Lauding Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde and Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh for resolving the issue of judicial commission, which was pending for quite some time, Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik today expressed hope that the perpetrators of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks would be brought to book very soon.
New Delhi, Dec. 15 (ANI): Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Saturday reiterated that if India provides any hard evidence against Hafiz Saeed regarding his involvement in 26/11 terror attack on Mumbai, Pakistan will definitely take action against him.
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) India and Pakistan Friday made operational a liberalized visa regime for more people-to-people contact as Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik struck a discordant note by equating terror attacks with the Babri Masjid demolition.
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik Friday struck a discordant note by equating terror attacks, including 9/11 and the 2008 Mumbai attack, with the Babri Masjid demolition.
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) India and Pakistan Friday made operational a liberalized visa regime as Interior Minister Rehman Malik said Islamabad's "journey to peace" with New Delhi was firmly on track.
New Delhi, Dec 14 (ANI): Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Friday said the statement made by 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks accused Ajmal Kasab is not enough to arrest Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder Hafiz Saeed.
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The India-Pakistan "journey to peace" is progressing "very well", Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik said Friday.
New Delhi, Dec. 14 (ANI): Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik arrived here on Friday evening on a three-day visit to India.
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik arrived here Friday on a long discussed three-day visit, the highlight of which is expected to be the implementation of a liberalized visa regime agreed to in September.
Rawalpindi, Dec 11 (ANI): Outlawed organizations in Pakistan have earned over 780 million rupees by selling hides collected during Eidul Azha this year despite a ban on collection of hides, according to Intelligence reports.
London, Dec. 6 (ANI): A Muslim woman in the UK is facing life sentence after she was found guilty of murdering her young son when he struggled to learn passages from the Koran.
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has requested US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to expedite the extradition of Lashkar-e-Taiba operative David Headley and his accomplice Tahawwur Hussain Rana to India, official sources said.
Lahore, Nov. 29 (ANI): Pakistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in a reply to the Lahore High Court (LHC), has said it was not privy to any agreement with the US government for carrying out drone attacks on Pakistani soil.
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) US Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman said Monday that India's request for extradition of Lashkar?e?Taiba operative David Headley was under consideration and a decision could be taken soon.
Islamabad, Nov. 22 (ANI): In order to show the world that Pakistan is genuinely committed to fighting terrorism, an editorial in a Pakistani daily has said that the country should accelerate its process of trying the accused and it should begin with Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed, who is the believed to be the mastermind behind the 2008 Mumbai attacks which killed 166 persons.
Islamabad, Nov. 20 (ANI): A Pakistani court has thrown out all charges against teenaged Christian girl Rimsha Masih, who was accused of committing blasphemy.
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The US wants Pakistan to take "additional action" against terrorism so that it is no more a threat to the world, US Ambassador to India Nancy Powell said Monday.
Karachi, Nov. 18 (ANI): Encouraged by the response to their active online presence, banned outfit Jamaat ud Dawa (JuD) led by 'terror chief' Hafiz Saeed, is now looking to expand its digital footprint and develop games and mobile phone apps.
Islamabad, Nov. 17 (ANI): Banned Pakistani terror group Jamaat Ud Dawa, is trying to use micro-blogging site Twitter, to appear 'legitimate, media savvy, and responsive' as it posts tweets through its account @JuD_Official.
New Delhi, Nov. 17 (ANI): Former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf on Saturday said that action against militant group and alleged conspirators of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), would be time consuming and difficult as they enjoy tremendous public support.
Kabul, Nov 16 (IANS) A Taliban leader has been killed during a security operation in Afghanistan's Gazni province, NATO?led coalition forces said Friday.
New Delhi, Nov. 12 (ANI): Union Home Secretary R.K. Singh on Monday said that India welcomes Pakistan's effort to expedite the trial of the perpetrators of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks.
Islamabad, Nov. 12 (ANI): Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has alleged that Pakistan was coerced into becoming a U.S. ally in the war against terror by a military dictator.
Washington, Nov 5 (IANS) Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Mohammed Saeed, having offered aid for the superstorm Sandy's victims, says he has differences with the US government policies, but not with its people and will continue to extend "moral support" for Kashmir's liberation.
In a bid to change the sudden instancem Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed has agreed to cooperate with India's National Investigation Agency, which is expected to carry out inquiries in Pakistan into the deadly attacks.
Washington, Nov. 4 (ANI): Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed, who is believed to be the mastermind behind the 2008 Mumbai attacks, has agreed to cooperate with India's National Investigation Agency, which is expected to carry out inquiries in Pakistan into the deadly attacks.
Islamabad, Nov 1 (ANI): The U.S. Embassy in Islamabad has declined Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed's offer for financial and humanitarian assistance to America in the wake of the destruction caused by hurricane Sandy.
Karachi, Oct. 31 (ANI): Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Karachi chief Muhammad Hussain Mehnati has said that 80 per cent of sacrificial hides were collected under threats in the metropolis.
Islamabad, Oct. 31 (ANI): Jammat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed, who is blamed for the 2008 Mumbai attacks, and is under a 10 million dollar U.S. bounty, has offered humanitarian aid to the United States as it battles superstorm Sandy.
Rawalpindi, Oct. 30 (ANI): Banned outfits in Pakistan, including terror mastermind Hafiz Saeed's Jammat-ud-Dawa (JuD), which openly established their camps numbering in hundreds and collected hides of sacrificial animals without any hurdle this Eid-ul-Azha, despite a ban by the government, have expressed satisfaction over the 'heavy' collection.
Rawalpindi, Oct 26 (ANI): In a blatant violation of government law, banned outfits in Pakistan, including Hafiz Saeed's Jamaatud Dawa (JuD), have openly installed banners across the city seeking sacrificial animal hides despite a ban on collection of animal hides.
Lahore, Oct. 16 (ANI): The Lahore High Court has directed Jamat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed to submit the contracts, if any, pertaining to drone strikes between Pakistan and the U.S., by November 1.
Islamabad, Oct 13 (ANI): Banned Pakistani terror group Jamatud Dawa has moved a petition before the Lahore High Court seeking directions for the government to approach the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against the anti-Islam film that has outraged the Muslim world.
Islamabad, Oct. 11 (ANI): The Pakistani cleric who had been accused of fabricating the evidence against 'blasphemy' accused 14-year-old Christian girl Rimsha Masih, was granted bail by a court, against a surety of rupees 200,000 on Thursday.
Peshawar, Oct. 2 (ANI): The Difa-e-Pakistan Council (DPC) has asked the U.S. to hand over the maker of the anti-Islam film to Pakistan.
Islamabad, Oct. 1 (ANI): The three witnesses who had testified against a prayer leader who had been accused of adding pages of the Holy Quran in the pile of burnt pages to 'strengthen' the blasphemy case against the minor Pakistani Christian girl Rimsha Masih, have withdrawn their testimonies.
Peshawar, Sept. 28 (ANI): Condemning President Barack Obama's refusal to ban the anti-Islam film despite widespread protests, the 'terror mastermind' Hafiz Saeed backed Difa-e-Pakistan Council (DPC), has announced a long march through Peshawar on October 1, 'honouring' Prophet Muhammad.
Islamabad, Sept. 27 (ANI): Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed has accused U.S. President Barack Obama of starting a religious war against Muslims over his handling of the anti-Islam film that mocks the Prophet Mohammad.
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Having suffered terror strikes, including the audacious Mumbai attacks in 2008, India Wednesday asked its neighbours not to just do lip service to countering these threats emanating from their soil, but to take "concrete actions" to match their intentions.
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) India has once again pressed Pakistan to provide it with voice samples of the Mumbai terror suspects, including the Lashkar-e-Taiba's Hafiz Saeed and Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, to nail them for their involvement in the November 2008 carnage.
Islamabad, Sept. 19 (ANI): A Pakistani man has died after inhaling smoke from burning U.S. flags during a protest rally against the anti-Islam film - Innocence of Muslims.
Lahore, Sept. 17 (ANI): Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed while attending a rally to protest against the anti-Islam film, believed to have been made by an Israeli American, said that the United States should make a law against blasphemy, failing which they would stop the functioning of U.S. consulates in Pakistan.