Articles By B Raman

Mumbai 26/11: Islamabad's brazen attack

Mumbai 26/11: Islamabad's brazen attack

By: B Raman | Issue: Book Excerpt: Mumbai 26/11 | Date: 26 Nov , 2014

The war of civilization between the Muslims and the infidels has begun in Indian territory. So said the first statement issued in the name of the so-called Indian Mujahideen (IM) in November,...

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The Khalistani Terrorism

The Khalistani Terrorism

By: B Raman | Issue: Book Excerpt: The Kaoboys of R&AW | Date: 27 Sep , 2014

In the first few years after India’s independence, the Sikh migrants from Punjab constituted the largest single group of Indian origin in the Indian diaspora in the UK, the US and Canada. Some...

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Spy vs Spy: When R&AW lost

Spy vs Spy: When R&AW lost

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 May , 2014

A spook spends his working life in a cloistered world—protecting himself, his relatives, his feelings and his joys and sorrows from unwanted curiosity. The special bonds that one develops in this...

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26/11: Pak Army Irregulars attack Mumbai-I

26/11: Pak Army Irregulars attack Mumbai-I

By: B Raman | Issue: Book Excerpt: Mumbai 26/11 | Date: 24 Nov , 2013

In 2008, India faced six major acts of terrorism in Indian territory outside J&K. Of these, four in Jaipur (May), Bangalore (July), Ahmedabad (July) and Delhi (September) were committed by some...

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Leh: Those magnificent Kaoboys on mule back

Leh: Those magnificent Kaoboys on mule back

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Jul , 2013

In the external intelligence division of the Intelligence Bureau, headed by B.N.Mallick, DIB, and subsequently post-1968 in the Research & Analysis Wing (R&AW), headed by R.N.Kao, Leh was a...

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Chinese Prime Minister’s visit to India

Chinese Prime Minister’s visit to India

By: B Raman | Date: 15 May , 2013

Prime Minister Li Kequiang of China, who took over in March last, is to visit India, Pakistan, Switzerland and Germany during his first round of overseas visits after taking over as the Prime...

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China: Time for a change of strategy

China: Time for a change of strategy

By: B Raman | Date: 03 May , 2013

It is more than two weeks now since a platoon of the PLA of China moved about 19 kms into Indian-claimed territory in Eastern Ladakh which, according to India, is on its side of the Line of Actual...

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China pre-empts India’s possible use of the Gilgit-Baltistan card

China pre-empts India’s possible use of the Gilgit-Baltistan card

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 May , 2013

In an article in rediff.com of December 20, 2010, I had stated as follows: “China, which had never openly questioned the Indian estimate of the length of the common border before, is now...

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India-China Border Dispute

India-China Border Dispute

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Apr , 2013

The continuing (since April 15,2013) Chinese troop intrusion ( about 20 troops) 10 kms into Indian territory near Burthe in the Daulat Beg Oldi (DBO) area of Eastern Ladakh in the western sector...

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Can 1996 repeat itself in Afghanistan?

Can 1996 repeat itself in Afghanistan?

By: B Raman | Date: 14 Apr , 2013

As the US troops prepare to thin themselves out of Afghanistan starting from next year, India has to worry whether 1996 can repeat itself in Afghanistan, when the Taliban, with the help of...

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