September 19, 2020
Praveen Swami

Praveen Swami

  • The Stone Throwers
    The Stone Throwers

    Mapping street violence: Who are the protestors? What are their aims? Who are their leaders? And what, if...

  • The Rise Of Hindutva Terrorism
    The Rise Of Hindutva Terrorism

    The recent arrests in Rajasthan mark progress in resolving some of the most opaque and contentious terrorist...

  • The Red Hot Line
    The Red Hot Line

    For the first time since 2005, the year-on-year reduction of infiltration across the LoC has reversed. Indian...

  • The Writing On The Wall
    The Writing On The Wall

    New Delhi would do well to engage with the multiple voices in the new elected Assembly in J&K, rather than...

  • The Road to Maximum Terror
    The Road to Maximum Terror

    The JuD is arguably the best-organised political force in Punjab. Dismantling its infrastructure will prove a...

  • J&K's Holy War
    J&K's Holy War

    In 1947, Mahatma Gandhi had seen in Kashmir "a ray of hope in the darkness", as communal harmony held against...

  • Politics of Hate
    Politics of Hate

    J&K's syncretic traditions have been increasingly marginalised. A neoconservative Islam shaped by west-Asian...

  • Party Of Exiles
    Party Of Exiles

    Both the aggressive polemic and the hostilities along the LoC seem likely to escalate as the elections near....

  • Bullets, Ballots
    Bullets, Ballots

    The jehad might be waning, but is it an inexorable process? Not as yet. The competence of India's...

  • A Bend In The Road
    A Bend In The Road

    SIMI's political Islamists and terrorists seem to be running on parallel tracks -- racing, as it were, to...

  • The Jihad in Paradise
    The Jihad in Paradise

    Sometimes Maldives government used novel means to punish Pakistan-trained Islamists --some famously had their...

  • Fresh Fears in Kashmir
    Fresh Fears in Kashmir

    What explains the continuing upswing in infiltration into J&K? Why is it yet to manifest itself in increased...

  • Demilitarisation Dilemmas
    Demilitarisation Dilemmas

    By pulling out the BSF, Prime Minister Singh has demonstrated that he is willing to take chances, even where...

  • Experiments With Terror
    Experiments With Terror

    The peace process resembles nothing so much as an arch without its keystone – in this case, an end to...

  • Means And Ends
    Means And Ends

    Jihadi groups hope that mass killings and communal terrorism directed at Hindus would help realise a...

  • Beastly Tales From The <i>Jihadi</i> Zoo
    Beastly Tales From The Jihadi Zoo

    Fearful of being fed to the tigers in the forest next door, the inhabitants of Pakistani's jihadi menagerie...

  • Veils And Daggers
    Veils And Daggers

    New Delhi's secret search for peace is being reduced to a series of covert machinations which could create...

  • The Wrath Of The Lashkar
    The Wrath Of The Lashkar

    More than once, the West has been stung by the tail of the jihadi scorpion; each time, it has bellowed its...

  • Treading Around Terror
    Treading Around Terror

    Until New Delhi finds means of compelling Pakistan to decisively act to curb terrorist capabilities – or...

  • A House Divided
    A House Divided

    What is going on inside Hizb-ul-Mujahideen, the numerically largest terrorist group operating in J&K? What...

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