Homeland Security

Positive changes in Kashmir raise hopes for early statehood

Positive changes in Kashmir raise hopes for early statehood

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 31 Dec , 2020

The Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has witnessed a paradigm shift in its socio-political environment in recent times. Of great importance is the successful and incident free conduct of the...

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Theological War that Tears India

Theological War that Tears India

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Dec , 2020

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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Rising Jihadist Recidivism in Tamil Nadu: A Red Flag

Rising Jihadist Recidivism in Tamil Nadu: A Red Flag

By: Dr V Balasubramaniyan | Issue: Vol. 35.4 Oct-Dec 2020 | Date: 15 Dec , 2020

On 08 January 2020, two alleged terrorists inspired by the Islamic State1, Abdul Shameem and Y Thowfeek, shot and killed Wilson, a Special Sub Inspector of Tamil Nadu Police at Kaliyakavalai,...

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Nagrota Encounter: A Critical Appraisal of Pakistan’s intent and our...

Nagrota Encounter: A Critical Appraisal of Pakistan’s intent and our...

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 Nov , 2020

The successful encounter at Nagrota, near Jammu on NH 44, in which four heavily armed Pakistani terrorists were eliminated by the alert and diligent Indian security forces, has once again exposed...

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Fake Army of Assam

Fake Army of Assam

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Nov , 2020

Incidents of terrorists wearing Army uniforms to attack army bases in Jammu and Kashmir have been happening over past years. Donning Army uniforms naturally would help terrorists close in to...

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Kashmir: Self appointed, self serving leadership is now in self preservation...

Kashmir: Self appointed, self serving leadership is now in self preservation...

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Sep , 2020

In the wake of the bifurcation of the state of Jammu and Kashmir and abrogation of Article 370, the political structures in Kashmir that were aligned with separatism and soft separatism have been...

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The Islamic State Footprints are all over India

The Islamic State Footprints are all over India

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 31 Aug , 2020

There are some very significant indicators, which indicate the widespread footprints of the Islamic State in India. Recently in Bengaluru, a 28 year old ophthalmologist, Abdur Rehman, was...

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Gupkar Declaration 2.0

Gupkar Declaration 2.0

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 Aug , 2020

Not content with anti-national, seditious, pro-separatist Gupkar Declaration signed on 04 August 2019, a day prior to the historical announcement of Modi Government, the six leaders of Kashmir...

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Handling Insurgencies

Handling Insurgencies

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 Aug , 2020

Insurgencies are generally believed to be having lives of about 50 years but somehow they have tended to linger on in India. There are many reasons for this, one being that the use of force is...

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Kashmir: A timely lid has been put upon the fallacy of Azaadi

Kashmir: A timely lid has been put upon the fallacy of Azaadi

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Aug , 2020

As the situation turns for the better in Jammu and Kashmir with reorganisation of the state into two Union Territories and abrogation of Article 370, there arises a need to look at the, by now,...

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Jammu & Kashmir: Challenges before the New LG

Jammu & Kashmir: Challenges before the New LG

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Aug , 2020

The union territory (UT) of Jammu & Kashmir (JK) is undergoing a metamorphosis. Once famous world-wide as “Heaven on Earth”, it has been turned into a hell because of three decades of...

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Challenging the New Kashmiri Narrative

Challenging the New Kashmiri Narrative

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 Aug , 2020

Ever since the historical day of 05 August 2019 when two J&K specific articles of the Constitution of India were abrogated/made dysfunctional, the hardliner lobby in Kashmir led by the Gupkar...

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Kashmiriyat and secular philosophy of Indian Army are intrinsically linked

Kashmiriyat and secular philosophy of Indian Army are intrinsically linked

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Jun , 2020

History provides innumerable examples of the most beautiful places, rich in natural resources, commerce, education and boasting of an enlightened civilisation becoming victim to barbaric attacks...

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India: Challenges & Opportunities – The War against Terror

India: Challenges & Opportunities – The War against Terror

By: Brig Pradeep Sharma | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 May , 2020

India has faced insurgencies and terrorism since independence with the ingress of ‘Razakars’ from Pakistan with an intermix of regulars, reportedly even led by British Officers! The 80’s...

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Anatomy of Stone Pelting During Encounters in Kashmir

Anatomy of Stone Pelting During Encounters in Kashmir

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 May , 2020

It’s very easy for activists and the intelligentsia who sit safely in the confines of their homes to decry temporary suspension of mobile and internet services in an area where an is encounter...

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JK Domicile Rules: Win-Win for All

JK Domicile Rules: Win-Win for All

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 May , 2020

The Government of India on 05 August 2019, by abrogating controversial Article 35A of the Constitution of India undid the injustice done to the citizens of India against the spirit of the same...

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India: Challenges & Opportunities

India: Challenges & Opportunities

By: Brig Pradeep Sharma | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 May , 2020

The Cosmic Enigma: “Who can think of the sun costuming clouds? When all people are shaken or of night endazzled, proud, when people awaken and cry and cry for help? The craven antiquity of...

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Vedic Culture New Paradigm Post Covid-19

Vedic Culture New Paradigm Post Covid-19

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 May , 2020

The chanting of Vedic prayer ‘Shanti Paath’ (Prayer of Peace) from Yajurveda at White House to seek mental peace and solace during the horrifying period of lockdown forced due to Covid...

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After Riyaz Naikoo, Who? But does it really matter?

After Riyaz Naikoo, Who? But does it really matter?

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 May , 2020

Now that the media has given slain Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) ‘operation commander’ Riaz Naikoo a larger-than-life image, the question presently doing rounds is, who will replace him? Even though...

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De-operationalising Article 370: A Strategic Paradigm Shift

De-operationalising Article 370: A Strategic Paradigm Shift

By: Lt Col Yoginder Kandhari | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 May , 2020

India crossed the Rubicon on 5th August 2019 when the President promulgated an order to de-operationalise Article 370 and its adjunct Article 35A of the Constitution of India. Contrary to common...

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