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 
Strasbourg Terror Attack – Revisiting ISIS Footprints in Europe The picturesque city of Strasbourg witnessed a shocking terror attack on December 11, 2018, in which a gunman opened fire around the famous Christmas market, killing at least three people and wounding 12 others. The Strasbourg Christmas markets is on...

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...

Monographs 
Jurisprudence of Anti-Terrorism Laws- An Indian Perspective Counter-terrorism practices cannot be effective in the absence of firm and clear anti-terrorism law. In the last several decades, India has developed wide-ranging counter-terrorism practices and mechanism. Yet, it has neither a comprehensive anti-ter...

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 
Internal Security Budget 2019-20: Ad-hocism to Systematic Coherence ... ensuring peace, safety and security of its people and properties and upholding the rule of law is one of the most important responsibilities of the state ... this makes internal security a complex phenomenon in India’s comprehensive national se...

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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