Al Qaida Affiliate AGuH Leader Zakir Musa Killed in J&K - What Lies Ahead?

On 23 May 2019, while all the prime time news channels in India were intensely pre-occupied with news and analysis of the Parliamentary Election 2019, a few of them found time and space to flash a piece of a very significant security related news fro

Re-emergence of Islamic State’s Caliph Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

On Saturday, April 27, 2019, Islamic State’s (IS) central media outlet, Al-Furqan, released an 18-minute propaganda video featuring its ‘underground’ leader and self-proclaimed ‘Caliph Ibrahim’, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.1 It was the first time

Terror Once Again Raises its Ugly Head in Sri Lanka

After just about a decade of peace, on Easter Sunday morning (April 21, 2019), Sri Lanka was rudely shaken by a series of suicide bombing attacks, three of them targeting Church congregations in Colombo and another four at up-market hotels and a gues

Islamic State (IS) Activities in India- A Trend Analysis

Recent Arrest of IS Operatives in India On November 20, 2017, reacting to a question on growing spread of Islamic (IS) ideology in India, the Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh had said, “Indian Muslims would never allow terrorist outfits [s

Keep CBI Out of Politics-But Only If It Suits Me!

Even before the country’s top investigating agency, the CBI could start recovering from the ‘CBI vs CBI’ episode involving its top two functionaries -in fact the new Director Rishi Kumar Shukla was yet to assume charge - the agency got engulfed

प्रधानमंत्री ओली के कार्यकाल में भारत-नेपाल संबंध

नेपाल में नए संविधान के तहत 2017 के अंत में देश भर में हुए चुनावों से देश में लोकतांत्रिक प्रशासन क

Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016-Implications for Assam

The Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016 (CAB) has created a division in Assam along historical fault lines. The differences hark back to the language riots of 1960-61, and then again in 1972, with violent conflicts between the entire Assamese and the Hi

India-Nepal Relations under PM Oli

The landmark nation-wide elections in Nepal under the new Constitution, held in end-2017, ushered in a new era of democratic governance in the country. In these elections, the people’s verdict went overwhelmingly in favour of the Party of Nepal-Un

Strategic Policy Group - Evolution of Integrated National Security Structure

In a significant decision that could have major implications for India’s over all approach to national security, the Government of India, through a notification (October 8, 2018), announced reconstitution of the Strategic Policy Group (SPG) of the

प्रधानमंत्री मोदी की नेपाल यात्रा – नए अध्याय का आरंभ

नेपाल के नए प्रधानमंत्री के पी शर्मा फरवरी, 2018 में पद संभालने के दो महीने के भीतर ही अपनी पहली आधि

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