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The Stone Throwers

The Stone Throwers

Jul 12, 2010 Praveen Swami

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

May 11, 2010 Praveen Swami

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

Sep 04, 2009 Praveen Swami

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

Dec 31, 2008 Praveen Swami

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

Dec 15, 2008 Praveen Swami

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

Aug 19, 2008 Praveen Swami

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

Jul 16, 2008 Praveen Swami

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

Party Of Exiles

Party Of Exiles

Jun 12, 2008 Praveen Swami

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

Bullets, Ballots

Bullets, Ballots

Apr 08, 2008 Praveen Swami

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

Mar 18, 2008 Praveen Swami

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

Nov 20, 2007 Praveen Swami

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

Fresh Fears in Kashmir

Fresh Fears in Kashmir

Jul 02, 2007 Praveen Swami

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

Demilitarisation Dilemmas

Demilitarisation Dilemmas

Mar 12, 2007 Praveen Swami

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

Jul 03, 2006 Praveen Swami

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

May 08, 2006 Praveen Swami

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

Mar 14, 2006 Praveen Swami

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

Feb 13, 2006 Praveen Swami

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

Dec 27, 2005 Praveen Swami

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

Nov 14, 2005 Praveen Swami

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

A House Divided

A House Divided

Oct 03, 2005 Praveen Swami

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