Brig SK Chatterji has suggested a referendum should the Nepalese constituent assembly, after the scheduled elections, fail to deliver a constitution again.
First response in an integrated intelligence environment is crucial to protect mega cities.
The Arab World Egypt protesters in Cairo standoff Al Zazeera Shots fired in capital’s central square, as anti-government protests continue amid reports of prisons being attacked. As protests swell from Yemen to Egypt, Middle East faces uncertainty Post A wave of political unrest threatening Middle Eastern governments grew ominously larger Thursday as new protests shook impoverished [...]
Intellectuals’ reaction to the sentencing of Binayak Sen on charges of sedition by a Chhattisgarh trial court should come as an eye-opener to anybody who has even an iota of concern for national defence and security. At any rate, the reaction has further strengthened my belief that anything that is repugnant to commonsense, decency, truth, and reason is hailed by the intellectual class.
WHAT THE CRPF NEEDS TO LEARN AND UNLEARN The Maoist conundrum has another side that has rarely been commented upon, simply because the numbers of armchair analysts who add their voices to the Tower of Maoist Babel far outnumber the few sane voices of people with grass roots knowledge of what happens on the ground, [...]
The Maoist problem started in 1980 with the formation of the Peoples War Group (PWG) under the leadership of Kondapalli Seetharamaiah and the reorganisation of the Maoist Communist Centre (MCC) in Bihar in the mid 1980’s. In September 2004, the movement got a fillip when the PWG and the MCC united. Their playing field is [...]
The best lack all conviction, while the worst are full of passionate intensity. William Butler Yeats — “The Second Coming” This is an excerpt from a four part discourse on the history, shortcomings and the way ahead to solve the conundrum called LWE or Left Wing Extremism by a senior veteran. The analysis is astute, poignant [...]