Tackling Left Wing Extremism (Naxalism) – Recent Measures Taken By Union and State Governments

In Prime Minister’s words, Naxalism is the biggest internal security threat being faced by India. He is not wrong. Naxals have killed more security personnel and civilians than victims claimed by terrorists and other extremists in North East India put together. Government has adopted both violent and peaceful strategies to tackle threat posed by naxals. …

National Counter – Terrorism Centre – What Is It and Why There Is Opposition?

Terrorism and corruption are two sides of a same coin called inhumanness. To tackle corruption, a monster that is threatening economic progress of India, some ‘wise’ people came up with an idea called ‘lokpal‘. Government killed it. And when Mumbai was taken hostage by gunmen from neighbouring country, the government realized that there should be …

Unrest In Syria And Geopolitical Games

When few people suggested military operation against left wing extremists (naxalites), UPA government opposed the idea. Some human rights activists and NGOs were even against the use of paramilitary forces in fighting maoist menace. Army is just not meant for operations against its own fellow citizens. Its mode of operation is different than that of …

War On Iran

USA and Israel, by imposing stricter economic and political sanctions on Iran through UN and EU, are upping the ante for Iran in Middle East. Israel is seriously contemplating war with Iran to destroy its nuclear research facilities and teach a lesson. In pursuance of this folly of war, west is playing a dangerous game …