Mon, Apr 24, 2017 | updated 12:57 PM IST

China's move on Masood Azhar helping terrorists, says BJP

Updated: Oct 02, 2016 17:37 IST      
China's move on Masood Azhar helping terrorists, says BJP

New Delhi [India]. Oct. 2 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday struck a cautionary by saying that there is no middle path to fighting terrorism, but suggested that China's move to block India's bid to designate Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar a global terrorist amounts to helping terrorists and its organisations.

"The fight against terrorism is the fight that has no middle path. Either one is with the terrorist or one is against the terrorist. And any country which tries to find the reason that helps the terrorists in any way or inadvertently helps the terrorists in any way, is not contributing to the fight against terror. Same is the story with Mazood Azhar. He is a known terrorist. He needs to be designated as a terrorist, so even for a technical reason, if there is move to block that designation from happening, then in a way you're (China) helping the terrorist and the terrorist organisation," BJP leader Nalin Kohli told ANI.

China, on Saturday, for the second time, put a 'technical hold' on India's efforts to designate Azhar as terrorist, the mastermind of Pathankot attack, in the 1267 sanctions committee.

The Chinese technical hold was set to lapse on Monday had it not raised further objections and the resolution declaring Azhar as terrorist would have passed automatically.

Responding to China's act which has blocked a territory of Brahmaputra as a part of hydro project which began in 2014, Kohli said, "In the case of Brahmaputra which is a mighty river and important river that flows through not only China but comes into India and goes to Bangladesh, China may want to exploit it for any reason but they have to ensure that it does not impact the flow within India and thereafter in Bangladesh."

On Friday, China said it was blocking the Xiabuqu river, one of the many tributaries of the Yarlung Zangbo, (known in China) to build a dam as part of the Lalho hydroelectric project at Xigase in the Tibet Autonomous Region.

The Brahmaputra, one of India's major rivers, originates in Tibet and flows into Arunachal Pradesh and Assam before going into Bangladesh.

India will keep a close watch on the flow in the Brahmaputra river in coming weeks after China announced it was blocking one of its tributaries in Tibet to construct the country's most expensive hydroelectric projects. (ANI)

New Delhi [India], Apr 24 (ANI): An application was filed on behalf of Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh's wife Pratibha Singh alleging that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) didn't follow proper procedure while filing the chargesheet in connection with the disproportionate assets case the former is involved with.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Apr. 24 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today demanded that the ruling dispensation at the Centre must follow the footsteps of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and reach out to the disillusioned and angry youth so as to restore a peaceful atmosphere for governance.

Full Story >>

Panaji (Goa) [India], April 24 (ANI): The Panaji District and Sessions Court on Monday granted ex-parte interim bail to former Goa chief minister Digambar Kamat in connection with the 2013 mining scam case.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Apr. 24 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, who met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his official 7, Lok Kalyan Marg residence here today amid a deteriorating law and order situation in the state, stated it is important to hold talks at the earliest and restore a peaceful atmosphere.

Full Story >>

SC reinstates Kerala DGP T.P. Senkumar

Updated: Apr 24, 2017 11:47 IST

New Delhi [India], Apr 24 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday directed the reinstatement of former Director General of Police (DGP) T.P. Senkumar after noting he was removed from the post "arbitrarily".

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], April 24 (ANI): With numerous incidents of triple talaq coming to the fore, All India Muslim Women's Personal Law Board (AIMWPLB) president Shaishta Amber on Monday advocated that justice will not be meted out until a law is made in this regard.

Full Story >>

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Apr 24 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh is all set to get four new police stations.

Full Story >>

Mumbai [India], Apr 24 (ANI): Following reports of a track fracture between the Vashi and the Mankhurd stations, local train services in Mumbai were affected on Monday.

Full Story >>

BJP will meet Congress' fate soon: Shiv Sena

Updated: Apr 24, 2017 09:50 IST

Mumbai [India], Apr 24 (ANI): The Shiv Sena on Monday took a jibe at its ally the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and said its saffron partner in its incumbent times was enjoying the same political status as Congress used to do in its glorious time and hence, will meet a similar fate soon.

Full Story >>

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Apr 24 (ANI): A security guard at late Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa's Kodanad estate was killed on late Sunday night by unidentified men.

Full Story >>

Hyderabad [India], Apr 24 (ANI): Amid the raging debate over 'Triple Talaq' and the rights of Muslim women, another case of the age-old practice has emerged in the by-lanes of Hyderabad.

Full Story >>

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Apr 24 (ANI): A crucial Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Uttar Pradesh Government coordination meeting will take place here today.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Apr. 24 (ANI): In the wake of the current turbulent atmosphere in the Valley, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti will call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi today to discuss the situation and possibly formulate a solution.

Full Story >>

Bengaluru/Lucknow, [India], Apr 24 (ANI): Hailing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Niti Aayog meeting, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday said that all political parties should work for the welfare of the people without politicising developmental endeavors.

Full Story >>

New Delhi, [India], Apr 24 (ANI): The Supreme Court will today hear the plea seeking a direction for filling up the vacancies in the police forces in six states.

Full Story >>

New Delhi, [India], Apr 24 (ANI): The Supreme Court will today hear the plea filed by former Additional Solicitor General (ASG) and senior counsel Indira Jaising in connection with the designation of senior lawyers.

Full Story >>

New Delhi, [India], Apr 24 (ANI): Former Border Security Force (BSF) jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav, who was dismissed from the BSF over his viral video of poor food quality for jawans, is likely to appeal against his dismissal from service in a Delhi court today.

Full Story >>

New Delhi, [India], Apr 24 (ANI): A Delhi court on Monday is likely to pronounce its order in a fake passport case allegedly involving noted gangster Chhota Rajan and three others.

Full Story >>

New Delhi, [India], Apr 24 (ANI): A Delhi Court on Monday, is likely to take cognizance of the charge sheet filed against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh in a Disproportionate Assets (DA) case.

Full Story >>

BJP condemns Amroha triple talaq shocker

Updated: Apr 24, 2017 06:26 IST

Mumbai/Lucknow, [India], Apr 24 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday condemned the 'Amroha triple talaq', saying it is high time to abolish the Islamic practice to dissolve marriage which was destroying Muslim women's life.

Full Story >>