Yes, they are as Deobandis as one can be. Their field is Rad-i-Rifdh, and defense of rights of Sahabah and Ahl al-Bayt. It was founded by Mawlana Haq Nawaz Jhangwi Shaheed (may Allah have mercy on him) in 1985 after huge influence of Shi’as and Khomeini in Pakistan. They were able to, by the help of Allah; stop the 'Khomeinian' influence in Pakistan after his so called 'Islamic Revolution'. Before that many people in Pakistan considered him to be a 'hero' of Islam.