Homeland Security

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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WTO Sealed a Package: India Emerged as Global Leader with Win-Win Outcome

WTO Sealed a Package: India Emerged as Global Leader with Win-Win Outcome

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Jun , 2022

For the first time in a decade, the members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), a 164-nation body, have finalised a historic deal at the 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12).The four-day MC12...

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Countering Targeted Killings in Kashmir

Countering Targeted Killings in Kashmir

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Jun , 2022

By targeting defenceless men and women belonging to the indigenous minority Hindu community as well as non-locals working in Kashmir, Pakistan sponsored terrorists have succeeded in creating a...

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Kashmir Killings: What is to be done now!

Kashmir Killings: What is to be done now!

By: Col Anil Athale | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 07 Jun , 2022

The selective killings of Hindus and pro India Muslims in the valley are a reminder that war declared on us is not over yet. Right at the outset it must be clearly understood that what the...

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Decoding Targeted Killings in Kashmir

Decoding Targeted Killings in Kashmir

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 May , 2022

Tuesday, May 24, turned out to be yet another bloody day in Kashmir. While a targeted attack in the Soura area of Srinagar left a policeman dead and his seven-year-old daughter injured, three...

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Is Pakistan Reinventing its Kashmir Strategy?

Is Pakistan Reinventing its Kashmir Strategy?

By: Dr V Balasubramaniyan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 Apr , 2022

Pakistan appears to have been trying to reinvent its efforts to politicize and internationalize Jammu & Kashmir issue. The present Pakistani strategy appears to have adopted a more global...

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On ‘Targeted’ Killings and Violence in Kashmir

On ‘Targeted’ Killings and Violence in Kashmir

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 Apr , 2022

The cold-blooded murder of Manzoor Ahmad Bangroo in Pattan area of South Kashmir on Friday is the latest incident of ongoing targeted killings by terrorists in Kashmir. The deceased was a...

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Capacity, Autonomy and Venality: The Larger Challenges of Governance

Capacity, Autonomy and Venality: The Larger Challenges of Governance

By: Prof (Dr) SN Misra | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Apr , 2022

Mr. Suba Rao, previously RBI Governor, has stirred a hornet’s nest by calling the IAS’ elitist, self-serving, perpetuating a set of bureaucrats who are out of touch with reality and wallow in...

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What Pakistan and Separatists Don’t Tell Kashmiris!

What Pakistan and Separatists Don’t Tell Kashmiris!

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

Though Pakistan puts up a very brave face when the international community refuses to ‘buy’ its skewed Kashmir narrative and glibly ascribes its rejection to a host of unconvincing reasons,...

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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: 13 Mar , 2022

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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Pulwama attack: India avenged the dastardly act, but the threat persists

Pulwama attack: India avenged the dastardly act, but the threat persists

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Feb , 2022

Valentine Day is India comes with a note of sobriety since 2019 as it also marks a dastardly VBIED  (Vehicle Based Improvised Explosive Device) attack by enemies of the nation on a CRPF convoy at...

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