Homeland Security

Weaponizing Refugees

Weaponizing Refugees

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Jul , 2023

France has been on fire since 17year old Nahel M was shot at point-blank range by the police in Paris. Clashes between civilians and police erupted soon after the video of the incident went...

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Manipur Crisis: A Complex Threat – II

Manipur Crisis: A Complex Threat – II

By: Maj Gen Nitin P Gadkari | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Jun , 2023

Home Minister’s Visit & Beyond The Indian Home Minister, Shri Amit Shah, visited Manipur’s troubled state from 29 May till 01 June 23. The long-awaited visit by a central minister was late in...

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The ‘Snow Leopards’ of Ladakh

The ‘Snow Leopards’ of Ladakh

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 Jun , 2023

Though simple and peace loving, the people of Ladakh are extremely patriotic and fiercely committed when it comes to defending their homeland and this was evident in 1948, when a formidable...

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Poonch Terror Attack Exposes Pakistan’s Duplicity

Poonch Terror Attack Exposes Pakistan’s Duplicity

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 May , 2023

The recent attack on an Indian army vehicle by Pakistan backed terrorists in the Poonch area of J&K that claimed five lives is an extremely tragic incident that serves as a grim reminder of the...

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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: 05 May , 2023

  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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Kashmir on a Roll

Kashmir on a Roll

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 31 Mar , 2023

Investment entails acquisition of assets or items with the primary objective of generating income or for the purposes of wealth appreciation. However, since successful investment is dependent on...

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Indian Vision-2047 for Cyber Defence Security: Needs and Importance

Indian Vision-2047 for Cyber Defence Security: Needs and Importance

By: Col (Dr) AK Singh and Dr Rajeev Kumar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 Mar , 2023

  In order to make the military into the "Aatmanirbhar" force that Prime Minister  Narendra Modi had envisioned, the Ministry of Defence undertook ground-breaking reforms in 2022, led by Raksha...

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Decoding Targeted Killings in Kashmir

Decoding Targeted Killings in Kashmir

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Mar , 2023

The cold-blooded murder of 45-year-old Sanjay Sharma in Achan village of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Sunday serves as a grim warning that there’s no let-up in the despicable trend of...

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The Kashmir ‘Solidarity Day’ Charade

The Kashmir ‘Solidarity Day’ Charade

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 Feb , 2023

While flaunting it as a solemn occasion called ‘Kashmir Solidarity Day’, Islamabad organises a comical extravaganza of sorts with emotional [as well as menacing] speeches and contrived...

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Significance of Joint Maritime Exercises

Significance of Joint Maritime Exercises

By: Vice Admiral MP Muralidharan | Issue: Vol. 37.4, Oct-Dec 2022 | Date: 02 Jan , 2023

  Relevance of Joint Military Exercises Joint Military Exercises are often used by nations to display their military might by showcasing weapons, systems and well-trained soldiers. Such...

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Tawang, Tibet and Taiwan

Tawang, Tibet and Taiwan

By: Prakash Nanda | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 25 Dec , 2022

Unlike its aggressive strategic designs that resulted in the major clash with India in Ladakh’s Galwan valley in June 2020, the latest India-China skirmishes in Tawang on December 9 seems to...

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Indian Army’s Unmatched Resilience

Indian Army’s Unmatched Resilience

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Aug , 2022

While the nation was celebrating ‘Azadika Amrit Mahotsav’ [grand celebration of Freedom’s Nectar] to commemorate India’s 75th Independence Day, on the icy heights of Siachen Glacier, an...

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Targeted Killings: Kashmir Fights Back!

Targeted Killings: Kashmir Fights Back!

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 Aug , 2022

Wednesday's killing of three Pakistan backed Lashkar-e-Taiba [LeT] terrorists [including self-styled LeT commander Lateef Rather] in the Waterhail area of Budgam district in Central Kashmir is...

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Yasin Malik: Kashmir’s Most ‘Artful Dodger’

Yasin Malik: Kashmir’s Most ‘Artful Dodger’

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 Aug , 2022

From an ordinary public event disruptor to waging Pakistan sponsored armed insurrection in J&K [in the course of which he was actively involved in killing security forces personnel and innocent...

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Dark Clouds went away with 370

Dark Clouds went away with 370

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Aug , 2022

Three weeks back this author was invited to Akhnoor to deliver a talk on “National Security Challenges”. This kind of an invitation in a small town of J&K was unthinkable before the arrival...

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Article 370 Abrogation: An Appraisal

Article 370 Abrogation: An Appraisal

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 Aug , 2022

August 5 marks the third anniversary of the center’s decision to abrogate Articles 370 and 35[A] of the Indian Constitution, and though it’s still too early to comprehensively comment on the...

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Kargil: Ours must live, enemy must die!

Kargil: Ours must live, enemy must die!

By: Bharat Verma | Issue: Vol. 29.3 Jul-Sep 2014 | Date: 25 Jul , 2022

Even as the nation readies itself to pay homage to the extraordinary bravery displayed by the young officers and the men of the Indian Army during the Kargil conflict, the lessons thrown up raise...

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Upgraded tactics of Pakistani terror in J&K

Upgraded tactics of Pakistani terror in J&K

By: KN Pandita | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Jul , 2022

In a press conference at Jammu, the Additional Director General of Police, J&K, disclosed some sensitive information about the drone deployment strategy of Pakistan's ISI in its Kashmir terror...

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An Apprehension and Surrender in J&K

An Apprehension and Surrender in J&K

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 07 Jul , 2022

Coming on the heels of locals apprehending two armed Lashkar-e-Taiba [LeT] terrorists [including a self-styled commander’ responsible for many terror attacks and bomb blasts] in Tukson Dhok...

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Anti-Nationals versus Agniveers

Anti-Nationals versus Agniveers

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 Jun , 2022

Fire has two manifestations: Godly that creates, nurtures and sustains; and savage, that destroys and rejoices over the destruction of creations, achievements and accomplishments. The later...

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