Homeland Security

Are CAA protests a sinister new dimension of proxy war?

Are CAA protests a sinister new dimension of proxy war?

By: Sudip Talukdar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 Dec , 2019

India, which has never had a moment of peace, ever since Kashmiri Pandits were hounded and driven out of their homeland at gunpoint decades ago, finds itself under redoubled attack over the...

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CAA: India has the sacred right to secure its territory

CAA: India has the sacred right to secure its territory

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Dec , 2019

Lt Gen Anil Chauhan, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Command said, “The current government is keen on taking hard decisions that have been pending for a long time. It also seems...

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No Relationship between CAA and NRC

No Relationship between CAA and NRC

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Dec , 2019

Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019 (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) has nothing in common but yet the propagandists are spreading rumours and creating scare nationwide leading to...

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Reflections on Kashmir Polity

Reflections on Kashmir Polity

By: Farooq Wani | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 Dec , 2019

Late Sheikh Mohmmad Abdullah was the tallest and most towering personality in the political history of Jammu and Kashmir who during his long political career experienced many ups and downs. He...

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Human Right Day: Pledge complete constitutional democracy and freedom for...

Human Right Day: Pledge complete constitutional democracy and freedom for...

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Dec , 2019

On December, 10, the world will celebrate Human Rights Day. This date coincides with the adoption and proclamation of the universal declaration of human rights by the United Nations General...

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J&K:  For New Narrative to Succeed Winning Confidence is the Need

J&K:  For New Narrative to Succeed Winning Confidence is the Need

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Dec , 2019

Time ticks very fast and so does the mood of the people. The initial euphoria over the abrogation of Articles 35A, 370 and reorganisation of the state is fast dying down with stark realities...

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Theological War that Tears India

Theological War that Tears India

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 Dec , 2019

For India, the Andaman and Nicobar (A&N) Islands serve as an aircraft carrier in the Indian Ocean. Strategically, India has been investing in the Islands in enhancing its defence potential and as...

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Mumbai 26/11: A day of infamy

Mumbai 26/11: A day of infamy

By: B Raman | Issue: Book Excerpt: Mumbai 26/11 | Date: 26 Nov , 2019

Even while holding talks with the US on peace in the Pacific, the Japanese Empire secretly and treacherously planned and carried out massive surprise attacks from the air and the sea on Pearl...

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War against India by Professional Petitioners

War against India by Professional Petitioners

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 Nov , 2019

Recently, the Supreme Court after some length of time rejected the plea of professional petitioners with regard to the acquisition of Rafale aircraft. Also very recently an Indian journalist...

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Ayodhya Verdict upholds Idea of India

Ayodhya Verdict upholds Idea of India

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Nov , 2019

The landmark “Ayodhya Verdict”: the unanimous judgement delivered by the learned five-judge constitutional bench of the nation’s revered “Temple of Justice” headed by the Honourable...

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North East Peace Accords

North East Peace Accords

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Nov , 2019

As the government deadline of October 31, 2019 for final settlement to the Naga dispute approached, there were reports of talks with NSCN (IM) running into rough weather. But then came good news...

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J&K’s New Map Ruffles Many Feathers

J&K’s New Map Ruffles Many Feathers

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 Nov , 2019

The Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India issued a new political map of India on 02 November 2019, which has not only rattled Pakistan but also ruffled many feathers including a shut up...

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Transformation in J&K: Momentous, righteous and challenging

Transformation in J&K: Momentous, righteous and challenging

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 Nov , 2019

On October, 31, as the Diwali festivities culminated, our nation embarked on a historic and path breaking transformation. The state of Jammu and Kashmir emerged with a new Avatar of two Union...

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Strategic Importance of Ladakh

Strategic Importance of Ladakh

By: Ilyass Hussain and Mohammad Meera | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Nov , 2019

The recently formed Ladakh Union Territory has Zanskar ranges in the south and Karakoram ranges in the north. It also shares borders with both Pakistan and China. Its prime location makes it...

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Beyond the EU Delegation visit to J&K

Beyond the EU Delegation visit to J&K

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 Nov , 2019

Media perhaps has never been divided more over the visit of a delegation to India, as was seen from visit of the delegation of Members of European Parliament (MEPs) to New Delhi and J&K....

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Defence against Drones

Defence against Drones

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Oct , 2019

The Houthi drone attacks on Saudi Arabia’s Abaqiq and Khurais oil facilities on September 14 have once again brought forth the deadly dimension of this type of disruptive threat. Not that this...

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The Relevance of Geography and History in the Maritime Domain

The Relevance of Geography and History in the Maritime Domain

By: Dr Sundaram Rajasimman | Issue: Vol. 34.3 Jul-Sep 2019 | Date: 06 Oct , 2019

Command Her! If you can’t command her, control her. If you can’t control her, dominate her. If you can’t dominate her, maintain presence and deny her to others. Oh! The sea is a wild...

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Terror’s Third Dimension

Terror’s Third Dimension

By: Col US Rathore | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 Oct , 2019

In a recent bid to revive militancy in Punjab, Pakistan has tried to smuggle in arms and ammunition from across the border, in multiple sorties using drones. The cargo was meant for the Khalistan...

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Article 371: A mirror of sensitivity of Indian federalism

Article 371: A mirror of sensitivity of Indian federalism

By: Rakesh Kr Sinha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Sep , 2019

As a part of Chapter XXI of the Constitution of India, Article 371 grants temporary, transition and special provisions to 11 States - Maharashtra, Gujarat, Nagaland, Assam, Manipur, Andhra...

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Valley Traders on Terror Radar – and what is needed

Valley Traders on Terror Radar – and what is needed

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 Sep , 2019

No sooner did NSA Ajit Doval state that not one bullet had been fired in J&K past one month, two Urdu-Punjabi speaking terrorists struck at the house of wholesale fruit trader Abdul Hamid Rather...

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