Profile of B. Raman
Persisting weaknesses in our internal security infrastructure and the lack of a counter-proxy war policy through covert actions continue to be our weak points in dealing with Pakistan's proxy war. More Coverage:
As the FBI reveals the identities of four of the ringleaders of the Pakistan-based conspiracy for the planning and execution of the 26/11 terrorist strikes, fresh questions crop up
The arrest of Bangla Bhai and his amir reveals that the blasts of August 17, 2005 in Bangladesh were carried out with the help of a sum of Pound Sterling 10,000 received from two supporters of the JMB in the UK.
It seems the terrorists did not want to cause mass casualties but their primary objective was to convey a message that they have the capability to hit when and where they want.
It is not just the external terrorists we have to worry about
...about relations with China. No point getting pessimistic by looking only at areas of concern or overly euphoric with the galloping trade and proliferating exchange of visits.
With five Prime Ministers in four years, Japan has been drifting from scandal to scandal and crisis to crisis. Will the new PM stem the rot?
On the fourth anniversary of the 26/11 terrorist strikes in Mumbai, there are still many unfinished tasks arising from the strikes to which attention needs to be drawn
The new Indian government and national security : likely polices--part II
Told in the mountaineering spirit, with secret Indo-US ties keeping tabs on the Chinese
Replace him with a competent officer from outside the Delhi IPS cadre. And review the existing laws relating to the involvement of juveniles in crimes against women
The two very serious incidents across the Line of Control (LOC) in Jammu and Kashmir indicate the continuing fragile and sensitive nature of the of the trans-LOC ground realities
The relatives of the Shias killed have refused to have their bodies buried till the Army takes over the responsibility for their protection and assures their safety.
The serious deficiency has been with regard to the lack of appropriate leadership initiatives from the ministry of defence and the PMO
Any euphoria that the government has at last woken up to the ground reality of a hostile Pakistan will be unwarranted .
While there are unanswered questions about Tahir-ul-Qadri, we should keep our judgement reserved.
Algerian firmness in dealing with Al Qaeda-affiliated jihadi terrorists in Northern Mali starting from January 11, 2013 has lessons for India
Mr Sushil Kumar Shinde's deeply prejudiced and communal stewardship of the union ministry of home affairs needs to be condemned by all right-thinking persons.
Neither in the narrative of the FBI nor in that of the NIA is there much reference to the Indian cells of Headley and Rana. No attempt has been made to identify them and question them.
The MHA must have the honesty to admit that as a result of its bad handling of the Headley case, the extradition door has been closed for ever. But an option of limited utility still remains open
It will be childish and presumptuous to compare Rahul Gandhi to President Barack Obama or to project his Jaipur speech as his Obama moment.
Pak hopes that the Chinese agreement to take over the operation of the port could act as a deterrent to India whom they suspect of helping the Baloch freedom-fighters.
How to achieve a new web of strategic relationships without weakening the present momentum towards better bilateral relations is the challenge before our diplomacy and military strategists
The threat of retaliatory terror strikes is not only in Jammu and Kashmir, but also in the rest of India.