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Ilyas Kashmiri

Another One Bites The Dust

Jun 01, 2011 B. Raman

The “real” truth behind the brutal torture and murder of Syed Saleem Shahzad will perhaps never be known. Who killed him-- the ISI as it is widely suspected in Pakistan or the 303 Brigade or the two acting in tandem?

Two Years After

Nov 26, 2010 B. Raman

In addition to LeT, a new source of terror against Indian targets has been the so-called 313 Brigade of Ilyas Kashmiri. We are faced with diminishing options against Pakistan. How to reverse this situation?


CIA Chief's Agenda In Pakistan

Put pressure on the ISI for neutralizing Haqqani network and Ilyas and his 313 Brigade

Don't Panic, Be Cautious

Sep 19, 2010 B. Raman

A shooting incident in Jama Masjid area in Delhi sets off alarm bells in security circles, as an Indian Mujahideen connection is explored


Floods And The Fight Against Terrorism

As a result of the surge in the popularity of the JUD and the LET because of their undoubtedly energetic work in the flood-affected areas, the outcome of the 26/11 trial against seven LET members has become uncertain

17 August, 2010

The Terror Lists

B. Raman

China did not oppose HUJI being designated as a terrorist organisation in the UN anti-terrorism committee, and significant omissions by the US raise eyebrows...


07 August, 2010

Curiouser And Curiouser

B. Raman

American investigators say the LET and Al Qaeda were responsible for the Samjhauta Express blast and the HUJI for the Mecca Masjid blast. Indian investigators have blamed the Abhinav Bharat.


06 August, 2010

Their Games, Our Games

B. Raman

The contrast with India's preparation for the CWG and how China handled the 2008 Olympics or is ready for the 16th Asian Games in November is telling. What about security?


21 July, 2010

No Lessons From Lockerbie

B. Raman

The USA has double standards. The government doesn't act. The opposition is only interested in politicising and electorally exploiting the terrorist strikes...


17 July, 2010

Ignore. With. Contempt.

B. Raman

The government of India, Mr Krishna himself and Mrs Nirupama Rao, our foreign secretary, need to be complimented for conducting themselves with great personal dignity


09 July, 2010

Al Qaeda Targeting Norway

B. Raman

The Norwegian police announced on July 8, 2010, the arrest of three men suspected of having ties to Al Qaeda on charges of preparing terrorist attacks.


07 July, 2010

A Red Herring?

B. Raman

Let's be careful of any ISI trap for creating an impression that Al Qaeda has supplanted the ISI’s surrogates such as the LET.


05 July, 2010

The Blame Game

B. Raman

As the terrorists intensify their war on Pakistan, after the suicide blasts of July 1 in Lahore, the interior minister of Pakistan and Chief Minister of Pakistani Punjab are engaged in a war of words


01 June, 2010

Bleeding Lahore

B. Raman

Just as in 1988 and 1990, once again The PPP's federal government in Pakistan has to depend on the PML(N) government in Lahore for undertaking any major operation in Southern Punjab.


29 May, 2010

A Massacre In Lahore

B. Raman

Though the Ahmadis had been subjected in the past to persecution and atrocities by the Sunni extremists, the May 28 attacks are the most brutal acts of terrorism directed against them since Pakistan was born in 1947


15 May, 2010

Warning Signals

B. Raman

An increase in acts of terrorism in J&K, with the participation of not only Pakistani Punjabis, but also the Pashtuns of the Taliban, is a risk to be guarded against in the months and weeks to come.


11 May, 2010

Diminishing Options

B. Raman

Instead of continuing to depend only on Drone strikes, the US should adopt a three-pronged strategy of a sustained campaign involving the use of Drones, Cruise missiles and the Afghan covert action forces.


09 May, 2010

The Surrogate Jihadis

B. Raman

The Taliban is not trying to create a presence for themselves in US territory, but are trying to manipulate American Muslims to go back to the US and wage a hihad in the US Homeland


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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