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

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New York blast is a wake-up call for the US and India

Additional measures for vigorous intelligence and a sharp lookout for radicalised hopefuls merit priority.

POLITICS

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Why radical Islamists in Bangladesh are protesting against Trump's decision on Jerusalem

Hefazat-e-Islam has given a call to lay siege to the US embassy in Dhaka on December 13.

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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Violent religious protests once again prove democracy is truly dead in Pakistan

Law minister Zahid Hamid has been forced to resign while the government accepted the demands of the hardliners.

POLITICS

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Pakistan releasing Hafiz Saeed shows it is back to fomenting trouble in Kashmir

It's unlikely to upset the sense of trust and confidence that the Modi government seems to have regained in the Valley.

POLITICS

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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.

POLITICS

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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.

VARIETY

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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.

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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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.