Homeland Security

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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Kashmir: Lessons from the Rise and Fall of a Decorated Cop

Kashmir: Lessons from the Rise and Fall of a Decorated Cop

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 Jan , 2020

For the J&K Police, which till now was being lauded for its resolute anti-militancy operations despite being targeted by terrorists, Dy SP Davinder Singh being caught red-handed while...

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To challenge status quo J&K needs new age, dynamic, baggage-free...

To challenge status quo J&K needs new age, dynamic, baggage-free...

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

The need for a dynamic leadership to chart out the course of new Jammu and Kashmir that is emerging post reorganisation has been spoken of by many academicians and intelligentsia. In fact, one of...

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Popular Front of India – Snake in the Backyard

Popular Front of India – Snake in the Backyard

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

The country witnessed organised loot and arson in different parts of the country post the promulgation of Citizenship Amendment Act, CAA-2019. The protestors were ill-informed but highly charged...

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A New Paradigm for Conduct of CI Operations in Jammu & Kashmir: Vision...

A New Paradigm for Conduct of CI Operations in Jammu & Kashmir: Vision...

By: Brig Deepak Sinha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 Jan , 2020

It has been more than three months since the Modi Government’s bold and wholly unprecedented step of amending Article 370 that has led to the reorganization of the erstwhile State of Jammu and...

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PFI to The Fore

PFI to The Fore

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Jan , 2020

With Uttar Pradesh suffering maximum loss of government property during the recent anti-CAA protests and several people losing their lives, there is news that the State Government may ban the...

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New Year resolution for Kashmir: Defeat those creating mistrust and...

New Year resolution for Kashmir: Defeat those creating mistrust and...

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 Jan , 2020

Kashmir is in the thoughts of every Indian, be it the politician, the intellectual, the strategist, the businessman or the common man. The thoughts are all positive since each person wants that...

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Kerala-Kashmir-Kabul and the Islamic State

Kerala-Kashmir-Kabul and the Islamic State

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 31 Dec , 2019

  Reports regarding emergence of a new terror group ‘Base Movement’ has been making rounds for some time. The ramifications, reach and consequences of this terror group, however has not been...

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Good Bye 2019, Welcome 2020 – National Security Perspective

Good Bye 2019, Welcome 2020 – National Security Perspective

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 Dec , 2019

From election to election, year to year, we Indians have got used to live with hope, hoping for the better. Every New Year begins with lots of hope but usually ends in dismay. However, of late...

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