Homeland Security

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...

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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...

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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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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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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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