Expertise: Internal Security Policies, Terrorism, Insurgencies, Left Wing Extremism and Functioning of Internal Security Agencies

Contributions 
Terror Attacks in Bodh Gaya: Prevention is Better than Cure When serial blasts rocked Mahabodhi temple at Bodh Gaya on 07 July 2013, it was for the first time that a Buddhist holy spot was targeted in India. Ten of the 13 bombs planted at the temple were indeed of low intensity, but their psychological impact...

Maoists Attack in Chhattisgarh: Points to Ponder The ruthless attack by Maoists on a convoy of Congress leaders and workers at Jeeram Ghati in Jagdalpur district of Chhattisgarh on 25 May 2013 claimed 28 lives and injured scores of others. Those killed included Mahendra Karma, a former Minister of ...

The Phenomenon of Urban Terrorism in India Recent bomb blast in Bangalore (17 April 2013) and twin bomb blasts that took place in Hyderabad in February 2013 have reiterated that the phenomenon of urban terrorism has taken firm root in India. In less than a decade, the Indian urban areas like ...

National Counter-terrorism Centre (NCTC): Issues and Options Going by the recent claims of Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde, NCTC would see the light of the day after next month’s Chief Ministers’ conference. Earlier attempts to set-up an umbrella body on counter-terrorism failed mainly because of opposi...

Sri Lanka, UNHRC Resolution and India Sri Lanka is facing second successive resolution in as many years at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) this month. Exactly last year at the 19th session of the UNHRC, a US-sponsored resolution was passed against the island state. Backed by 24 co...

Monographs 
China’s Involvement in India’s Internal Security Threats: An Analytical Appraisal Twenty-first-century India faces multifarious security challenges. At the core of India’s security concerns is its ‘internal security’ – a major national security challenge. Among many imponderable factors of India’s security calculus, inte...

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