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Indian Coast Guard increases maritime surveillance following Sri Lanka blasts

More ships and aircraft have been deployed to ensure India faces no security threat after a series of blasts killed 290 in Colombo, a Coast Guard official said.
Security personnel stand guard at Lal Chowk in Srinaga

Terror recruitment & stone pelting in Kashmir has dropped this year, says govt

The number of youth recruited for terror from Kashmir in the first three months of this year is almost half that from the same period last year.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi | Kamal Singh

Research shows it makes sense for Narendra Modi & BJP to focus on national security in 2019

Congress in the post-Indira Gandhi years gave away its position to BJP on the national security question.
File photo of Modi at a public rally

Centre wants states to bolster security at campaign venues of PM, other high-risk leaders

The Ministry of Home Affairs has said that states should ensure surveillance and access control at venues where high-risk dignitaries hold public meetings.
File photo of PM Narendra Modi in Gujarat | PIB

If India continues to politicise military, we may not look very different from Pakistan

The Indian armed forces are as accountable to the people as any other institution in a democratic country.
Protestors holding Tricolor raise slogans during a demonstration against the Pulwama terror attack

Indian citizens have the right to know about govt actions without being dubbed ‘unpatriotic’

Accurate information available to an informed electorate is the best safeguard of democracy.

India proposes regulating cross-border data flow in draft policy

The draft policy recommends data on Indians not be used by companies to store abroad, or shared with foreign governments.
An Indian Army rocket artillery vehicle | Representational image | Bloomberg

Not full-blown war but covert operations can help India keep Pakistan on the edge

India should strike preemptively, decisively and repeatedly to force compellence on Pakistan.
A damaged CRPF vehicle in Pulwama district | PTI

How incidents like Pulwama terror attack catch liberals on the wrong foot

The BJP-led govt is in charge of the security of our borders, while we take charge of human rights.
Mirwaiz Farooq

Why Kashmir’s separatists were given security cover & what it has cost the state

The J&K govt last year said Rs 10.88 crore had been spent on providing security cover to separatist leaders.

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Sri Lanka terror attack: Did the world let its guard down on ISIS?

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the serial suicide bombings in Sri Lanka, which have killed more than 300 people till last count.

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Indian Coast Guard

Indian Coast Guard increases maritime surveillance following Sri Lanka blasts

More ships and aircraft have been deployed to ensure India faces no security threat after a series of blasts killed 290 in Colombo, a Coast Guard official said.
Graphic by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi & Shah have turned India into ‘Jingostan’ & are out to conquer the paranoid country

The Modi-Shah BJP has resurrected dangers & the enemy from the past, and built a scary jingoism. It’s a great diversionary tactic, but it never ends well.