Articles in Homeland Security

India’s War on Terrorism Ecosystem in J&K

India’s War on Terrorism Ecosystem in J&K

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Feb , 2024

There’s a general misapprehension amongst many that terrorism can be effectively eradicated solely by using the ‘fighting fire with fire’ strategy and killing or apprehending terrorists...

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Pakistan's Cross-Border Terrorism

Pakistan's Cross-Border Terrorism

By: Aparna Rawal | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Feb , 2024

On 14thFebruary  2024, the Pakistani Rangers violated ceasefire agreement with India, which resulted in crossfire from the Indian Border security Force (BSF) post along the international border...

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Remembering Shivaji The Great

Remembering Shivaji The Great

By: Col Anil Athale | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 Feb , 2024

“A few distant centuries ago, on a nondescript day I can barely imagine Upon what craggy hilltop, within a dense sunless forest O sovereign Shivaji Lightning-like, across your forehead, there...

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Indian Ocean Rim Association Gaining Deeper Significance

Indian Ocean Rim Association Gaining Deeper Significance

By: Ravi Srivastava | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 Feb , 2024

The Indian Ocean is gaining greater importance due to multiple geopolitical developments and competing interests of regional and global powers. With the spike in unsettling actions like piracy...

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Hindu-hating anti-Ram Mandir jihadist-terrorist brands UK lawmakers as...

Hindu-hating anti-Ram Mandir jihadist-terrorist brands UK lawmakers as...

By: Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 Jan , 2024

A jihadist-terrorist asylum-seeker in the United Kingdom, who was earlier expelled from Hungary has recently made a notorious attempt of defaming the British lawmakers by publicly branding them as...

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From Digital Divide to Digital Dividend? ASER (Annual Status of Education...

From Digital Divide to Digital Dividend? ASER (Annual Status of Education...

By: Prof (Dr) SN Misra | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Jan , 2024

Introduction The Right to Education (RTE) in public schools from the age of 6-14 for children of all Indian citizens was made a fundamental right in 2004 through an amendment in the Constitution...

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The Republic @ 74: The Quest for Economic Democracy

The Republic @ 74: The Quest for Economic Democracy

By: Prof (Dr) SN Misra | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Jan , 2024

Granville Austin, the renowned constitutional expert in his seminal book ‘Working a Democratic Constitution’ considered the Indian Constitution as a seamless web, with three strands that are...

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Scindias’ connection with Subahs of Delhi and Lahore: A Saga of Valour and...

Scindias’ connection with Subahs of Delhi and Lahore: A Saga of Valour and...

By: Arunansh B. Goswami | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 Jan , 2024

Most of what is now the state of Haryana was part of the Subah of Delhi during the Maratha Empire. Haryana the state itself was constituted on November 1, 1966, as a result of the partition of the...

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Why Pak politicians need to study Kashmir history

Why Pak politicians need to study Kashmir history

By: Claude Arpi | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 Jan , 2024

On December 11, 2023, India’s Supreme Court upheld the August 2019 abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution, which revoked Jammu and Kashmir’s special status and bifurcated the state into...

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Emerging Focus on Islands in Pacific

Emerging Focus on Islands in Pacific

By: Vice Admiral MP Muralidharan | Issue: Vol 38.3, Jul-Sep & 38.4, Oct-Dec 2023 | Date: 08 Jan , 2024

The 21st century is spoken of as the century of the seas. Globalization of trade and commerce and the increasing liberalisation and interlinking of economies towards the end of the last century...

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The Indian Way of War!

The Indian Way of War!

By: Gp Capt PK Mulay | Issue: Vol 38.3, Jul-Sep & 38.4, Oct-Dec 2023 | Date: 31 Dec , 2023

‘With whom will we fight? Where will we fight? What is the character of the war that we will fight? How will we fight?’— Jiang Zemin1 The phrase ‘way of war’ was popularized by the 1973...

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Manufacturing ‘Abnormality’ in Kashmir

Manufacturing ‘Abnormality’ in Kashmir

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 Dec , 2023

That normalcy returning to Kashmir Valley irks those who stand to gain from unrest in this region is a well known fact. This lot comprises the pro-Pakistan lobby who thrive on lavish financial...

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India’s Mine Counter-Measure Vessels Gap: A Critical Maritime Security Concern

India’s Mine Counter-Measure Vessels Gap: A Critical Maritime Security Concern

By: Rahul B Wankhede | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 Dec , 2023

Introduction Over the last few years India’s military naval fleet has seen a constant growth with the addition of new vessels like: frigates, destroyers, corvettes and even a full fledged...

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Counter-Terrorism Operationsin JKUT: Rajouri Presents a big Challenge

Counter-Terrorism Operationsin JKUT: Rajouri Presents a big Challenge

By: Col (Dr) Tej Kumar Tikoo (Retd.) | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 Nov , 2023

On 22 November 2023, a gun fight ensued between the Jihadi terrorists and the Indian Army in the Bajimaal-Kalakote area of Rajouri district of JKUT. By the time the encounter ended two days...

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"Behind Closed Doors: Covert Machinations in the Khalistan Separatist Movement"

By: Dr. Aniruddha Babar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Nov , 2023

“….This plan envisaged the encouragement of a separatist movement among the Sikhs for an independent state to be called Khalistan. …In 1971, one saw the beginning of a joint covert operation by...

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Homeland Economics & Challenges for Military Industry Capability

Homeland Economics & Challenges for Military Industry Capability

By: Prof (Dr) SN Misra | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 Nov , 2023

‘The torment of precaution often exceeds the dangers to be avoided’, said Napoleon Bonaparte in 1823. He did not have the semi-conductor supply chains in mind. But his comments still ring...

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To Integrate Border Areas, Devise a New Philosophy

To Integrate Border Areas, Devise a New Philosophy

By: Claude Arpi | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 Nov , 2023

French philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau had once said: “Nothing is so gentle as man in his primitive state, when placed by nature at an equal distance from the stupidity of brutes and the fatal...

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Will 2023 See a ‘Hot’ Winter in Kashmir?

Will 2023 See a ‘Hot’ Winter in Kashmir?

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 Nov , 2023

Every year, prior to onset of winters, Kashmir Valley witnesses a flurry of activities. While the civil administration works overtime to complete stocking of essential items ranging from...

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J&K and Secularism

J&K and Secularism

By: Hari Om Mahajan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Sep , 2023

On September 21, 2023, Kashmir-based pro-autonomy and pro-Article 370 National Conference’s vice-president and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah, opined that “any attempt...

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Trudeau’s Gambit

Trudeau’s Gambit

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Sep , 2023

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has claimed that the Indian government is behind the killing of the Khalistan Tiger Force (KTF) chief Hardeep Singh Nijjar in Canada. In a statement Trudeau...

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