In this interview with Vicky Nanjappa (MyNation), Animesh Roul, Executive Director at the Society for the Study of Peace and Conflict and an expert on South Asian counterterrorism issues explains several aspects of growing Islamist radicalisation and extremism in India including Islamic State's evil influence in Southern parts of the country.
Bangladesh, the most successful South Asian country in countering terrorism, also tagged as a global ‘Role Model’, achieved this label with stringent action and zero-tolerance policy against drug abuse, corruption, and violent extremism.
The monograph aims to understand India's national cyber security policy and its implications. It identifies various shortcomings of the policy and analyses data related to cybersecurity incidents in India. The study also makes some valuable inputs in the form of recommendations for the revision of NCSP and strive towards building secure cyberspace.
As Sri Lanka is gearing towards the eighth presidential elections on November 16, national security, foreign policy and foreign investments in infrastructure projects and minority issues are once again dominating the political discourse in the country.
After a decade long armed struggle and promulgation of a new constitution in September 2015 as per the November 2006 Comprehensive Peace Agreement between former Maoists and the then Nepal government, Nepal could witness the rise of another radical Maoist group.