Articles in Homeland Security

One Year Without 370

One Year Without 370

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 Aug , 2020

Till 05 August 2019 the state of Jammu & Kashmir had a unique status in that it was protected by the discriminatory Article 35A and divisive Article 370. These two articles were utilised by the...

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Challenging the New Kashmiri Narrative

Challenging the New Kashmiri Narrative

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 Aug , 2020

Ever since the historical day of 05 August 2019 when two J&K specific articles of the Constitution of India were abrogated/made dysfunctional, the hardliner lobby in Kashmir led by the Gupkar Gang...

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Kashmiriyat and secular philosophy of Indian Army are intrinsically linked

Kashmiriyat and secular philosophy of Indian Army are intrinsically linked

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Jun , 2020

History provides innumerable examples of the most beautiful places, rich in natural resources, commerce, education and boasting of an enlightened civilisation becoming victim to barbaric attacks...

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India: Challenges & Opportunities - The War against Terror

India: Challenges & Opportunities - The War against Terror

By: Brig Pradeep Sharma | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 May , 2020

India has faced insurgencies and terrorism since independence with the ingress of ‘Razakars’ from Pakistan with an intermix of regulars, reportedly even led by British Officers! The 80’s saw...

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Anatomy of Stone Pelting During Encounters in Kashmir

Anatomy of Stone Pelting During Encounters in Kashmir

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 May , 2020

It’s very easy for activists and the intelligentsia who sit safely in the confines of their homes to decry temporary suspension of mobile and internet services in an area where an is encounter...

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JK Domicile Rules: Win-Win for All

JK Domicile Rules: Win-Win for All

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 May , 2020

The Government of India on 05 August 2019, by abrogating controversial Article 35A of the Constitution of India undid the injustice done to the citizens of India against the spirit of the same...

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India: Challenges & Opportunities

India: Challenges & Opportunities

By: Brig Pradeep Sharma | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 May , 2020

The Cosmic Enigma: “Who can think of the sun costuming clouds? When all people are shaken or of night endazzled, proud, when people awaken and cry and cry for help? The craven antiquity of self,...

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Vedic Culture New Paradigm Post Covid-19

Vedic Culture New Paradigm Post Covid-19

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 May , 2020

The chanting of Vedic prayer ‘Shanti Paath’ (Prayer of Peace) from Yajurveda at White House to seek mental peace and solace during the horrifying period of lockdown forced due to Covid...

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After Riyaz Naikoo, Who? But does it really matter?

After Riyaz Naikoo, Who? But does it really matter?

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 May , 2020

Now that the media has given slain Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) ‘operation commander’ Riaz Naikoo a larger-than-life image, the question presently doing rounds is, who will replace him? Even though...

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De-operationalising Article 370: A Strategic Paradigm Shift

De-operationalising Article 370: A Strategic Paradigm Shift

By: Lt Col Yoginder Kandhari | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 May , 2020

India crossed the Rubicon on 5th August 2019 when the President promulgated an order to de-operationalise Article 370 and its adjunct Article 35A of the Constitution of India. Contrary to common...

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The Lockdown Fatigue

The Lockdown Fatigue

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 May , 2020

As the end of 41-day nation-wide lockdown is nearing there are different voices and opinions emerging across the nation depending upon one’s means of livelihood, place of residence and...

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War against Covid-19: Role of Media

War against Covid-19: Role of Media

By: Col Anil Athale | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 Apr , 2020

Late Army Chief BC Joshi often told me that media is a force multiplier, he was of course talking in context of the ongoing insurgency in Kashmir. I had a firsthand experience of the power of...

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Tablighi Jamaat – Corona Carriers

Tablighi Jamaat – Corona Carriers

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 Apr , 2020

Media has reported Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind moving the Supreme Court that the Tablighi Jamaat was being used to demonize the Muslim community. However, Tablighi Jamaat does not represent the Muslim...

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India mourns & honours her brave hearts who fell while exterminating...

India mourns & honours her brave hearts who fell while exterminating...

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Apr , 2020

A deadly encounter to foil an infiltration bid in the Keran Sector of Kupwara, Kashmir, resulted in the ignominious death of all five terrorists infiltrated from Pakistan.  Sadly, it also led to...

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Inexpensive Sanitizer for India in Fight against Corona Virus

Inexpensive Sanitizer for India in Fight against Corona Virus

By: Prasad Gadgil and Kunal Basu | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Apr , 2020

Recent corona virus pandemic has significantly damaged worldwide economic activity and is on a killing spree. This is a “reality horror show” slowly unfolding in front of us with no end in...

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Corona Virus: The Internal Threat  

Corona Virus: The Internal Threat  

By: Farooq Wani | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Apr , 2020

COVID 19, also known as Corona Virus, is an infectious disease of recent origin that causes respiratory problems. There is no prescribed treatment of vaccine for the disease. While most infected...

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There was No Need to Amend the Act

There was No Need to Amend the Act

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 07 Apr , 2020

Ever since Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah assumed Prime Ministership of the erstwhile state of J&K, there was an apprehension among the people of Jammu & Ladakh about his intentions and secular...

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The Sirens Must Wail Again

The Sirens Must Wail Again

By: Brig Pradeep Sharma | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 Mar , 2020

The sound of sirens last heard in 1971 have been conspicuous by their silence. Thank God! But then again, was it not the sound of sirens which sent everyone scrambling, running to shelters,...

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21-day Lockdown is the Last Hope

21-day Lockdown is the Last Hope

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 Mar , 2020

At the risk of being labelled an alarmist, I would like to standby each and every word spoken by the Prime Minister during his nationwide 8pm address on Tuesday, March 24. It is very unusual for...

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Maoists Raise Stakes

Maoists Raise Stakes

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 Mar , 2020

Starting with the then Union Home Minister in 2010 stating that the Maoists insurgency will be over in next 3-4 years, which his successors too echoed, it appears that we continue to deliberately...

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