Homeland Security

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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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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Kashmir Summer 2020

Kashmir Summer 2020

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Mar , 2020

The nation waits with bated breath the summer of 2020 in Kashmir. This summer is going to be different from the past summers in many ways. It would be the first summer after the epoch making...

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COVID-19 Apocalypse: The Military Response

COVID-19 Apocalypse: The Military Response

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Mar , 2020

  At this juncture three months after the outbreak of Chinese Virus commonly known as COVID-19, over 3,00,000 people have been infected, and more than 13,000 killed across the world. India today...

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Immediate Need: National Government

Immediate Need: National Government

By: Lt Gen Ashok Joshi and Col Anil Athale | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Mar , 2020

The loss of nearly one crore and 80 lakh Indians during just two years ending in 1920 due to the pandemic Spanish Flu that struck towards the end of the Great War is a sobering reminder: one in...

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Emasculation of Security Agencies

Emasculation of Security Agencies

By: Gp Capt PK Mulay | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 Mar , 2020

Many years back in Mumbai, then known as Bombay, car drivers used to be very particular while approaching certain road crossings, suspecting that there would be a policeman, fondly called Pandu...

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Jammu and Kashmir: Laying a foundation of peace despite Pakistani malevolence

Jammu and Kashmir: Laying a foundation of peace despite Pakistani malevolence

By: Dr. Simrit Kahlon | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Mar , 2020

A counter terrorist operation in Village Khawjapora Reban, District Shopian, on the morning of 9, March, led to the killing of a two terrorists associated with Hizbul Mujahedeen and identified as...

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Old Wine in a New Bottle

Old Wine in a New Bottle

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Mar , 2020

Sunday, 07 March 2020 will be flagged as a very significant date in the short history of newly formed Union Territory (UT) of Jammu & Kashmir (JK). On this day the first major political...

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India – A Soft State Perennially Manipulated by its Civilisational Enemies

India – A Soft State Perennially Manipulated by its Civilisational Enemies

By: Jay Bhattacharjee | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 07 Mar , 2020

The inferno and mayhem that engulfed the nation’s capital for a few days in late February was tragic and heartrending. The loss of human lives and widespread destruction of both state and...

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Damn it! it’s a War in Delhi

Damn it! it’s a War in Delhi

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 Mar , 2020

Officials of the Intelligence Bureau (IB) operate without uniform, weapons and in anonymity. So did Ankit Sharma. IB operatives have no enforcement role in law & order. They have no powers to...

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Shaheen Bagh: Much More Than Meets the Eye

Shaheen Bagh: Much More Than Meets the Eye

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 Feb , 2020

Shaheen Bagh has not only become a prominent landmark in Delhi but it has etched its name as an iconic movement in post- independence history of modern India. Ostensibly, Shaheen Bagh was chosen...

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Trump did not exempt Islamic Terror within India

Trump did not exempt Islamic Terror within India

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 Feb , 2020

The protesters at Shaheen Bagh very well comprehend the import and imperative of the CAA. They know it is about ‘coming’ and not ‘going’. For Hindus and Sikhs of the subcontinent...

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India’s Third Front

India’s Third Front

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Feb , 2020

An opposition leader in the Lok Sabha taunted the capability of the Indian Armed Forces to deal with a two-front threat. The remark was by no means innocent, the message was meant for external...

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J&K and Ladakh: Intense winter season highlights People-Army bond

J&K and Ladakh: Intense winter season highlights People-Army bond

By: Dr. Simrit Kahlon | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Feb , 2020

The people of the Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh region have, along with the Army, faced great challenges to neutralise a diabolic foreign design of wresting the region from the Indian Union...

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India Under a Hybrid Attack?!

India Under a Hybrid Attack?!

By: Lt Gen (Dr) JS Bajwa | Issue: Vol. 35.1 Jan-Mar 2020 | Date: 11 Feb , 2020

 “Be extremely subtle, even to the point of formlessness. Be extremely mysterious, even to the point of soundlessness. Thereby you can be the director of the opponent’s fate.” —Sun Tzu In...

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New Bodo Accord

New Bodo Accord

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Feb , 2020

Signing of the Bodo Accord on January 23 between the Government of India and Bodos is a significant step that would contribute greatly towards ushering peace in the turbulent northeast. The new...

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India’s fault lines used constantly by various forces to weaken the...

India’s fault lines used constantly by various forces to weaken the...

By: Jay Bhattacharjee | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 Feb , 2020

It had to happen sooner or later. The semi-insurgency conditions, that were whipped up in many parts of the country just before and after the CAA was enacted, threw up an event that could well be...

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Diabolical underground war breaks out against India

Diabolical underground war breaks out against India

By: Sudip Talukdar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 Feb , 2020

The unspoken yet multi-dimensional war against the nation has entered its most diabolical and vilest phase in the more than 70 years of its rather uneasy existence, before which thousands of...

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Are We Missing Woods for Trees?

Are We Missing Woods for Trees?

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 Jan , 2020

A recent statement of newly appointed Chief of Defence Statement Gen Bipin Rawat is being blown out of proportion. Like any concerned Indian, Gen Rawat had expressed his disquiet against growing...

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Kashmiri Pandits offered three choices by Radical Islamists

Kashmiri Pandits offered three choices by Radical Islamists

By: Col (Dr) Tej Kumar Tikoo (Retd.) | Issue: Book Excerpt: Kashmir: Its Aborigines and their Exodus | Date: 19 Jan , 2020

On Jan, 04, 1990, a local Urdu newspaper, Aftab, published a press release issued by Hizb-ul-Mujahideen, asking all Pandits to leave the Valley immediately. Al Safa, another local daily repeated...

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