Anand Kumar

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  • Anand Kumar is Associate Fellow at Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses. Click here for detailed profile

    Bangladesh Debates the Role of Fatwa

    The demand to prohibit the Muslim clergy from issuing Fatwa is gathering momentum in Bangladesh.

    March 15, 2011

    Illegal Bangladeshi Migration to India: Impact on Internal Security

    Migration, a worldwide phenomenon, has often been seen as beneficial for both the sending and receiving countries. However, post-9/11, the phenomenon is seen as a mixed blessing. It is also being realised that it is impossible to check illegal migration unless the sending country cooperates. In South Asia, India has been at the receiving end of the problem of illegal immigration from Bangladesh. This paper argues that such illegal migration is posing a threat to internal security because the issue has not been properly securitised.

    January 2011

    Maldives Intensifies Campaign to Tackle Climate Change

    Fractious domestic politics and lack of consensus at the international level are stumbling blocks before Maldives’ campaign on climate change.

    December 20, 2010

    For Bangladesh Improving Domestic Situation is as important as Fighting the Taliban

    Bangladesh is making an important effort domestically to weaken the affiliates of al-Qaeda and Taliban ideology, which is no less important than making contributions to ISAF.

    October 12, 2010

    Bangladesh Beats Global Recession Through Exports

    The tremendous growth in Bangladesh’s exports has been due to three factors – the global recession, new markets and China’s spectacular economic growth.

    September 27, 2010

    Reconstitution of the Bangladesh Rifles

    The mutiny in Bangladesh Rifles in February 2009 tainted the image of the most important para-military force of Bangladesh. It completely destroyed the command structure of the force and created distrust between army and the BDR. In this situation, it became necessary to reconstitute the force. Bangladesh has undertaken this exercise. But the proposed reforms somehow does not appear geared to deal with the grievances of the BDR soldiers which have been seen at least as one of the causes of the mutiny.

    April 2010

    Maldives: Beleaguered Democracy

    Multi-party democracy in Maldives is facing a major crisis in the wake of a bitter political struggle between the president and the opposition-dominated national parliament.

    July 27, 2010

    JMB Remains the Fountainhead of Terror in Bangladesh

    Recent arrests prove the close relationship between Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh and extremist groups that have vowed to turn Bangladesh into an Islamic state.

    July 22, 2010

    Law Needs to Keep Pace with Evolving Terror Threat

    There is a need to modify existing laws and if need be create new ones so that extremists and terrorists do not go scot-free and continue to pose a threat to the country.

    May 19, 2010

    Illegal Bangladeshi Migration to India: Impact on Internal Security

    Event: 
    Fellows' Seminar
    May 07, 2010
    Time: 
    1030 to 1300 hrs

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