Ramanand Garge is a research scholar in the field of security studies. The research areas of his interest includes counter terrorism policies framed worldwide, with prominent focus on studies pertinent to terrorism financing and Jurisprudence of Terrorism. His areas of interests in geopolitical context encompasses Indo-Pacific, maritime security, energy security [nuclear power generation]. He is alumnus of Department of Defence and Strategic Studies, University of Pune. Presently he is pursuing his doctoral research in the field of security studies.

Contributions 
Amritsar Grenade Attack – Stoking ‘Khalistan’ Disturbance? The holy city of Amritsar was shaken by a grenade attack by two masked men who brandished pistols and forced their way into a weekly congregation of the Nirankari Sect and lobbed grenades into the prayer hall of the Nirankari Bhavan of Adliwal villag...

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 ...

Australia Defines Priorities of National Security Science and Technology Policy - Relevance for India The Government of Australia, on May 1, 2018 (Australian Government 2018), released a document called ‘National Security Science and Technology Policy Agenda’. Through this, the Government of Australia has set the agenda to prioritise science and ...

Commentary: Exhibition - India at 70 and the Jammu & Kashmir Saga On the occasion of 70 years of Jammu & Kashmir’s accession to India, an interactive digital exhibition was organised by the National Archives of India from January 11, 2018. The exhibition has been organised at the National Archives of India, Janpa...

Terror Strikes Europe: Testing Time for EU’s Collective Security Even though Daesh has been facing serious setbacks in Iraq and Syria with its major strongholds getting demolished by the security forces, the month of August 2017 did not bring the expected joy across European cities. Three cities in Europe ...

Occasional Papers 
Security and Development: An Appraisal of the Red Corridor … Left Wing Extremism is recognised as one of the most serious threats, not only to India’s internal security but indeed to the very basic values of the democratic, pluralistic political order enshrined in our Constitution. Apart from heavy casua...

Combating Financing of Terror: An Indian Perspective Introduction The Indian state possesses a unique characteristic of a mix of peace and conflict trajectories that greatly impact its policy and execution. This is true also of its policies on and responses to the most potent threat it faces...

Issue Briefs 
Rise of Jaish-e-Mohammed in Kashmir Valley - an Internal Security Perspective Introduction On January 2, 2016, a group of four to six well trained Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists launched an audacious attack on the Pathankot Air Base in Punjab. In an operation that continued over the next four days, all t...

Is India Likely to be the Next Major Target of ISIS? - An Analysis of Post-Manhattan Terror Attack From the reports of the intelligence and security establishment, it is clear that activities of IS sympathisers in India are under control. Indeed, there have been no recent reports of radicalised youth trying to migrate to centers of IS activiti...

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