Homeland Security

Combating ‘Red Terror’

Combating ‘Red Terror’

By: Col Rajinder Singh | Issue: Vol 25.1 Jan-Mar 2010 | Date: 19 Oct , 2010

  The Indian ‘Red Brigade’ is the Indian brand of Taliban. It assumes different aliases, the current favourite being ‘Maoists’. In the modern context, they stand for ‘insurgency,...

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Headley’s Case : Indian Distrust of FBI will increase International...

Headley’s Case : Indian Distrust of FBI will increase International...

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 Oct , 2010

  More disclosures relating to David Coleman Headley of the Chicago cell of the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LET) embarrassing to the USA’s Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have been brought out in two...

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Politics at the Cost of India’s Security

Politics at the Cost of India’s Security

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Oct , 2010

  The indifference and lack of understanding amongst the country’s political leadership on matters relating to national security has been a part of our national culture. Several reasons could be...

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The Teenage Maoists : a challenge unprecedented

The Teenage Maoists : a challenge unprecedented

By: Brig Abhay Krishna | Issue: Vol 25.3 Jul-Sep 2010 | Date: 06 Oct , 2010

  A Challenge Unprecedented On Sunday April 04, 2010, during a visit to Lalgarh in West Bengal, the Home Minister PC Chidambaram called upon the Maoists to abjure violence and come forward for...

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Maoists : China’s  Proxy Soldiers

Maoists : China’s Proxy Soldiers

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Vol 25.3 Jul-Sep 2010 | Date: 06 Oct , 2010

General SK Sinha, former governor wrote in the newspaper ‘Pioneer’ (6 June 2010): “One Maoist gets killed against four deaths against civilians and security personnel in the rebel affected...

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Capture of India : the Maoist blueprint

Capture of India : the Maoist blueprint

By: Maj Gen GD Bakshi, (Retd) | Issue: Vol 25.3 Jul-Sep 2010 | Date: 06 Oct , 2010

  In 2003-2004 the former Peoples War Group (PWG) and the Maoist Communist Centre held a series of confabulations to work out their merger. Their Central Committees met five to six times to...

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From Kashmir to Mumbai : Terror Comes Full Circle

From Kashmir to Mumbai : Terror Comes Full Circle

By: Rohit Singh | Issue: Vol 24.1 Jan-Mar 2009 | Date: 20 Aug , 2010

  The Mumbai Carnage, wherein a dozen terrorists, held an entire country to ransom for three days, is unprecedented and unusual, not only for India but for the entire world community. For close to...

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A vision for India

A vision for India

By: Anand K Verma | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Aug , 2010

Vision for India means setting a goal, what India should be at the end of a specified period, say 20 years. It will be an all encompassing vision. Strategic vision for India will be located...

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The White-Collared Jihadis: Role of Pakistani Returnees from US

The White-Collared Jihadis: Role of Pakistani Returnees from US

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 May , 2010

As part of the investigation into the attempt by Faisal Shahzad, a US citizen of Pakistani origin, to cause an incendiary car bomb explosion in the Times Square of New York on May 1, 2010,...

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Maldives to Re-Settle Two Terrorism Suspects from Guantanamo Bay

Maldives to Re-Settle Two Terrorism Suspects from Guantanamo Bay

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 May , 2010

In a controversial decision, which should be of concern to India’s national security managers, President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives has accepted a request from the US Government...

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Need to Strengthen Protective Security in Chattisgarh

Need to Strengthen Protective Security in Chattisgarh

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 May , 2010

About thirty innocent civilians and 20 other civilians serving as Special Police Officers (SPOs) are reported to have been killed on May 17,2010, when a group of Maoists (Naxals) blew up a...

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Indian Dependence on Chinese Equipment & Technology

Indian Dependence on Chinese Equipment & Technology

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 May , 2010

  The Pakistan Railways is reportedly facing a crisis because of the unserviceability of 32 of the 69 locomotives bought from a Chinese company. It has been alleged that the Railways were forced...

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Thimpu talks: Downgrading terrorism as core issue once again

Thimpu talks: Downgrading terrorism as core issue once again

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 May , 2010

“Both Prime Ministers recognized that dialogue is the only way forward. Action on terrorism should not be linked to the Composite Dialogue process and these should not be bracketed. Prime...

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Unsuccessful Attempt in NY for an Incendiary Attack

Unsuccessful Attempt in NY for an Incendiary Attack

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 May , 2010

An unsuccessful attempt was made by an unidentified element or elements to cause an incendiary attack in the Times Square of New York on the evening of May 1, 2010. The attempt involved causing...

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The Naked Truth of Naxalism

The Naked Truth of Naxalism

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Vol 24.3 Jul-Sep 2009 | Date: 03 Nov , 2009

A couple hailed by the Indian Express for their stupendous social work in a village ‘Sabdo’ in Bihar were killed, because the Maoists felt that their influence was being eroded. A Maoist...

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Fight the Terrorist Like a Terrorist

Fight the Terrorist Like a Terrorist

By: Bharat Verma | Issue: Vol 16.3 July-Sep 2001 | Date: 22 Oct , 2001

The Ghost That Came Back to Haunt. These statements are true. First, While exiting Afghanistan, America left behind 5 billion dollars worth of sophisticated arms in the hand of terrorists. This...

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Dismantle the Moghul Darbar!

Dismantle the Moghul Darbar!

By: Bharat Verma | Issue: Vol 14.4 Oct-Dec 1999 | Date: 04 Nov , 1999

Elders continue to glibly state that Pakistan being our neighbor, we cannot wish it away. Therefore, we have to learn to live with it. For the size and the resources of India, the fact is that...

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