SPECIAL FEATURE

Defence Reforms: Why is it Critical to Bite the Proverbial Bullet?

This policy brief attempts to suggest six critical policy imperatives that must act as guidelines for the ongoing attempt at defence reforms.

September 11, 2017

Countering Fidayeen Attacks

The antidote to fidayeen attacks is a well-trained and informed soldier, who is clinical in his task of neutralising the threat as and when it arises.

December 15, 2016

Demonetisation and Beyond: Addressing the Finance of Terrorism

Demonetisation is an important step in the fight against the finance of terrorism. However, it should neither be the first nor the last, if the interlinked threats of corruption, crime and the finance of terrorism have to be controlled.

November 18, 2016

Beyond Cartographic Assertion: A Roadmap on Pakistan Occupied Kashmir

Beyond Cartographic Assertion: A Roadmap on Pakistan Occupied Kashmir

India must avoid policy incoherence and inconsistency on PoK that has spanned decades, and navigate a course that helps reshape the domestic as well as external discourses on PoK and pursue Indian claims in a firm, consistent manner.

August 01, 2016

Karbi Insurgency in Assam: The Way Forward

Karbi Insurgency in Assam: The Way Forward

Over the years, endless corruption, mismanagement of funds, and failure to devolve power to the people has completely jeopardised the unique Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC), leading to the rise of Karbi insurgency.

June 20, 2016

The SCO: India enters Eurasia

The SCO: India enters Eurasia

India’s objective lies not in offsetting the interests of either the US or China but to walk towards its own destiny of serving humanity and global peace.

June 14, 2016

India’s Space Security Policy: A Proposal

India’s Space Security Policy: A Proposal

It is time India devised a cohesive national policy to guard its interests in space and effectively address existing and emerging challenges.

April 28, 2016

Garo National Liberation Army: An Emerging Threat in Meghalaya

Garo National Liberation Army: An Emerging Threat in Meghalaya

For a state long thought to be a role model to other North-eastern states, Meghalaya has seen a steady rise in insurgency in the last few years. The Garo National Liberation Army has clearly emerged as a potent threat to security in Meghalaya and parts of Assam.

March 18, 2016

Educated Unemployment and Insurgency in Manipur: Issues and Recommendations

Educated Unemployment and Insurgency in Manipur: Issues and Recommendations

The problem of educated unemployment is mainly two fold, firstly, scarcity of government jobs, and secondly, the, virtual lack of any other employer in Manipur other than the government.

February 23, 2016

Naga Peace Accord and the Kuki and Meitei Insurgencies in Manipur

Naga Peace Accord and the Kuki and Meitei Insurgencies in Manipur

The Naga peace accord is a historic step. It needs to be followed up by correct policy interventions that serve to undercut the relevance of the Kuki and Meitei insurgencies and thus usher in peace in Manipur.

January 05, 2016

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