Shantanu Mukharji

OPEN TO OPINION

The author is a retired IPS officer who has held key positions in the Government of India handling sensitive security issues within and outside India.

POLITICS

 |   8-minute read

How seriously should India take ISIS warning to attack Kumbh Mela, Thrissur Pooram?

After the rout in Mosul and Raqqa, the terror group is desperately sending out messages that it is still alive and kicking.

Shantanu Mukharji
@Shantanu2818

POLITICS

 |   6-minute read

Why Khaleda Zia sharpening the election knife against Sheikh Hasina should worry India

Pakistan seems to be in hurry to destabilise the Awami League government in Bangladesh due to its growing proximity with India.

Shantanu Mukharji
@Shantanu2818

VARIETY

 |   4-minute read

Why it's important to keep the memories of CV Raman alive

The Nobel laureate and scientist must be part of our history lessons to become a source of inspiration.

Shantanu Mukharji
@Shantanu2818

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

Why Zakir Naik's presence in Malaysia is a threat to the region's stability

The rabid zealot could radicalise people and imperil peace.

Shantanu Mukharji
@Shantanu2818

POLITICS

 |   7-minute read

Yogi Adityanath's polarising image has created a rift between Hindus and Muslims in Mauritius

The UP chief minister is visiting the island republic to attend the Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas.

Shantanu Mukharji
@Shantanu2818

POLITICS

 |   6-minute read

New Kashmir interlocutor is a positive move by Modi government

Centre has displayed enough farsightedness by appointing former IB chief Dineshwar Sharma.

Shantanu Mukharji
@Shantanu2818

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

Somalia terror attack: Lessons the Indian subcontinent must learn about jihadi revenge strike

Al Shabab's pattern of working could be emulated by terrorists familiar with the terrain.

Shantanu Mukharji
@Shantanu2818

POLITICS

 |   6-minute read

Fresh influx of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh poses security challenge

There are credible reports of Pakistan trying to foment terror in the region.

Shantanu Mukharji
@Shantanu2818

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

Why is Adityanath hell bent on proving he was a bad pick for Uttar Pradesh CM?

Rapes, riots and robbery incidents present a dismal picture of law and order situation in the state.

Shantanu Mukharji
@Shantanu2818

VOICES

 |   4-minute read

How real is the threat to Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina's life?

A recent report about an attempt to assassinate her has sparked fears.

Shantanu Mukharji
@Shantanu2818