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Triumph of Narco-Terrorism in Afghanistan and Threat to India

Triumph of Narco-Terrorism in Afghanistan and Threat to India Dr G Shreekumar Menon The Americans and the Europeans have just managed to wriggle out of Afghanistan. Immediately after the aftermath…

Civil Defence – Gateway of Total Protection

Gone are those days when wars used to be fought at the borders and between two armed forces. With the advent of air arm and weapons of mass destruction (WMDs),…

Is Kerala Becoming Another Kashmir: Not Tourism, its Terrorism!

On 30 June 2021, Shri Loknath Behera, IPS retired after his tenure as one of the longest serving Kerala State Police Chief. On the eve of his relinquishment, he candidly…

Rise of Narco-Terrorism in India : An Open Secret

Rise of Narco-Terrorism in India : An Open Secret Dr G Shreekumar Menon Today, June 26th 2021, as the world observes, yet another International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit…

Rebooting Jammu and Kashmir

Rebooting Jammu and Kashmir Sushant Sareen The software in Jammu and Kashmir was updated nearly two years ago in August 2019, but the system had not been rebooted completely. The…

Kashmir: New Normal or Abnormal?

Kashmir: New Normal or Abnormal? Earlier this month, the rumour mills started working overtime in the Kashmir valley. The buzz on the streets, in the corridors of power and of…

Twitter War – Who Decides About India’s Security?

Twitter War – Who Decides About India’s Security? The last few weeks have seen some heightened tension between the Government of India on the one hand and social media intermediaries…

Drugs and Guns Invade Lakshadweep

Drugs and Guns Invade Lakshadweep On March 05th 2021, Indian Coast Guard ships and aircraft intercepted a Sri Lankan vessel Akarsha Duwa with six crew off Minicoy Island. Upon questioning,…

Second Wave – India at War

Second Wave - India at War It is odd that the possible perpetrator of an activity being investigated becomes the judge and jury deciding whether the perpetrator (himself) was responsible…

Pandemic, National Security and Armed Forces

Pandemic, National Security and Armed Forces The traditional Tamil treatise, Thirukkural, written over 2,000 years ago had defined a nations’ characteristics, "Pini inmai Selvam Vilaivinbam Emam, aniyenba Nattirkiv vainthu," implying…

Ground Realities – Chhattisgarh Ambush

Ground Realities - Chhattisgarh Ambush The ambush by Naxals in Chhattisgarh on 3 April 2021 inflicting heavy casualty on police and CRPF party came as a big shock and caused…

Kashmir Fashion Shows vs Jihad

Kashmir Fashion Shows vs Jihad Kashmiris continue to push Kashmir into abyss of backwardness, conservatism, radicalism, intolerance and orthodoxy, which is further sinking Kashmir's Muslim society into a dark well…