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Terror outfits have invaded our ‘social’ media but India lags in countering it

This convergence of technology with terrorism was popularized by ISIS, and will, without fail, be emulated by both newer terror groups and older ones.
Sri Lankan soldiers inspect the damage inside St. Sebastian's Church where a bomb blast took place in Negombo, Sri Lanka. | Tharaka Basnayaka | Bloomberg

Neuroscience is the missing link that can separate terrorists from non-violent extremists

While joining the IS, foreigners were required to enlist skills and willingness to carry out suicide attacks, but not everyone signed up.

There’s a lobby that wants to keep Nathuram Godse alive. And it’s not the Hindu Right

On national TV, these Godse-contra cheerleaders even challenge BJP supporters to say ‘Godse Murdabad’ to prove their patriotism.
File photo of Aseemanand being escorted by police personnel | PTI

What Samjhauta blast acquittals mean for ‘saffron terror bogey’ in election season

BJP and RSS have every reason to feel vindicated by NIA special court's verdict acquitting Swami Aseemanand in Samjhauta Express blast case.

Why the Congress that coined ‘saffron terror’ is silent on arrest of Hindutva activists

Congress fears of antagonising voters as well as organisational issues in Maharashtra might be behind its studied silence.

On Camera

Delhi University | Photo by Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Delhi University has just one obsession — exams. And it has made a mess of it.

After months of back-and-forth over the much-criticised online Open Book Examinations, Delhi University has postponed its exams once again.
File image of Principal Economic Advisor Sanjeev Sanyal | Photo: ANI

India has fiscal and monetary space to boost demand: Principal Economic Advisor Sanyal

Sanjeev Sanyal said at India Global Week that the government has been careful not to spray money and take a step-by-step approach to economic revival.

Defence

Representational image. A file photo of an Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter. | Photo: Commons

Armed forces to limit flying Cheetah choppers as Covid hits spares production at HAL

HAL has reduced spare production for the ageing Cheetahs, and it has been communicated to the forces that the shortage is expected to last around 3 months.
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) men in Maharashtra | ANI

Read my lips, forget the camera

Say Central forces' angry soldiers. They need reform, committed leaders. And very sensitive handling.