Radicalisation via the internet puts India within slashing distance of the ISIS. In the light of the Dhaka attacks, can we protect ourselves?
Studies show that most ISIS recruits are well-integrated into social networks. They are not loners.
Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen on what leads the youth to pursue terror and the need to reform Islam
DOLA MITRA INTERVIEWS TASLIMA NASREEN
Former solicitor-general Gopal Subramaniam on what the society can collectively do to prevent radicalisation of youth
USHINOR MAJUMDAR INTERVIEWS GOPAL SUBRAMANIAM
Former Union home secretary, G.K. Pillai on how jehadi websites lure young people and what can be done to prevent radicalisation
BULA DEVI INTERVIEWS G.K. PILLAI
The challenge before the nation is to reach out to disaffected young Muslims by addressing their concerns
AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on what the Modi government can do to prevent youth taking to extremism
MADHAVI TATA INTERVIEWS ASADUDDIN OWAISI
Unless we recognise and address the political aspects of terrorism, we will be beating around the bush.
National security advisor M.K. Narayanan on how India can prevent ISIS from taking root here.
MEETU JAIN INTERVIEWS M.K. NARAYANAN
The media has to report stories of what Muslims have done for India rather than just write about terrorists
If communal passions and fear psychosis is used to win elections, you may win one state but lose the nation.
Public intellectual and social scientist Shiv Visvanathan on combating radicalisation and the State's role
MIHIR SRIVASTAVA INTERVIEWS SHIV VISVANATHAN
Many young Muslims, marginalised in their own societies, have found in radical Islam a commitment to a larger cause
Muslims need modern education. They have to share a part of the blame.
ZAMEER UDDIN SHAH
It is true that ‘terrorism has no religion’. But that is not going to resolve the complex issue of Islamic terrorism confronting us.
The judiciary should ensure that Muslims receive justice in riot cases
The BJP is imposing its ideology, and the whole state apparatus is being used to suppress the minorities.
We need to face the brute reality. Indian Muslims have been victimised ever since kar sevaks picked up pickaxes and trishuls.
SYEDA S. HAMEED
There is a silent majority within Islam. Radicals aim to empower this community through extreme philosophy.
Syed Ata Hasnain
No child is born a bigot. Hate is learned, and there is no doubt it can be unlearned.
The Indian State must come forward to look after poor Muslim children or they turn out to be fodder for non-state actors like ISIS