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Goa: Staging Post of the ResourcefulIPCS Commentary, No. 5244, 17 March 2017

Forecast 2017: LWE Still Holding OnIPCS Commentary, No. 5227, 31 January 2017

A Bridge Over River GurupriyaIPCS Commentary, No. 5216, 31 December 2016

Annihilation of the Marginalised: The New Normal in MyanmarIPCS Commentary, No. 5203, 12 December 2016

Rise of the Vainglorious PolicemanIPCS Commentary, No. 5198, 5 December 2016

End Game: Fractured and Scarred Tribal CommunitiesIPCS Commentary, No. 5154, 19 October 2016

The Dream that the State SellsIPCS Commentary, No. 5130, 19 September 2016

Development and MaoistsIPCS Commentary, No. 5109, 17 August 2016

Maoists Vs Former Maoists: A Peep into Jharkhand's Counter-LWE PolicyIPCS Commentary, No. 5086, 20 July 2016

The Re-cleansing of NallamalaIPCS Commentary, No. 5064, 20 June 2016

Forecast 2016: Shrinking Space for Left-wing ExtremismIPCS Commentary, No. 4988, 17 February 2016

Anti-Maoist Operations in Chhattisgarh: Successes and Claims of SuccessesIPCS Commentary, No. 4949, 21 December 2015

Myanmar: A Long Road After the Grand TriumphIPCS Commentary, No. 4938, 30 November 2015

Countering Left Wing Extremism: Failures within SuccessesIPCS Commentary, No. 4878, 21 May 2015

Return of the Native: CPI-Maoist in KeralaIPCS Commentary, No. 4850, 16 March 2015

The Rising Civilian Costs of the State-Vs-Extremists ConflictIPCS Commentary, No. 4841, 23 February 2015

IPCS Forecast: Left-wing Extremism in 2015IPCS Commentary, No. 4813, 19 January 2015

Maoist Attack on the CRPF: Time for New Counter-strategiesIPCS Commentary, No. 4777, 15 December 2014

Naxal Violence: Challenges to Jharkhand PollsIPCS Commentary, No. 4741, 17 November 2014

Naxalites and the Might of a Fragile RevolutionIPCS Commentary, No. 4705, 20 October 2014

Six Thousand Plus Killed: The Naxal Ideology of ViolenceIPCS Commentary, No. 4657, 15 September 2014

Anti-Naxal Operations: Seeking Refuge in SymbolismIPCS Commentary, No. 4608, 18 August 2014

A 'New' Counter-Naxal Action PlanIPCS Commentary, No. 4572, 21 July 2014

Tackling Naxal Violence: An Agenda for the New Indian GovernmentIPCS Commentary, No. 4514, 16 June 2014

Naxalism: The Insufficiency of a Force-Centric ApproachIPCS Commentary, No. 4445, 19 May 2014

Naxal Violence: Old Challenges for the New GovernmentIPCS Commentary, No. 4395, 21 April 2014

Combating Naxal Violence: Transient and Permanent SuccessIPCS Commentary, No. 4341, 17 March 2014

Maoists in the Northeast: Reality and Myth-MakingIPCS Commentary, No. 4315, 17 February 2014

Surrender of Gudsa Usendi: Ominous beginning for the Naxals?IPCS Commentary, No. 4264, 19 January 2014

Myanmar's Transition: Challenges of Continuing and Emerging ConflictsIPCS Commentary, No. 4100, 26 August 2013

Naxal Violence: New Structures and Old Woes in JharkhandIPCS Commentary, No. 4093, 21 August 2013

India: Al Qaeda's Call to Muslim YouthIPCS Commentary, No. 4052, 24 July 2013

Myanmar: Profiling the 969 MovementIPCS Commentary, No. 4029, 10 July 2013

India’s Northeast: Islamist Militancy in Assam?IPCS Commentary, No. 3814, 13 February 2013

Naxal Violence: Expanding into India’s Northeast?IPCS Commentary, No. 3795, 17 January 2013

Myanmar and India's Northeast: Border Cooperation, Better Connectivity and Economic IntegrationIPCS Commentary, No. 3788, 10 January 2013

Myanmar: Obama’s Visit and the US Pivot to AsiaIPCS Commentary, No. 3774, 5 December 2012

Myanmar: Combating Child TraffickingIPCS Commentary, No. 3674, 12 July 2012

Conflict Alert: Impact of Communal Clashes on Myanmar's Reform ProjectIPCS Commentary, No. 3635, 12 June 2012

Ceasefire Deals: The Pains of Myanmar's TransitionIPCS Commentary, No. 3622, 23 May 2012

UNHRC Resolution and the Future of India-Sri Lanka TiesIPCS Commentary, No. 3595, 4 April 2012

Talks with the Kachin and Mon Rebels in Myanmar: Strategy, Motives and HurdlesIPCS Commentary, No. 3531, 23 December 2011

Mumbai Train Blasts: SIMI and LeT LinkagesIPCS Commentary, No. 2074, 17 July 2006

Is Bangladesh heading for trouble?IPCS Commentary, No. 1855, 6 October 2005

Indo-Bangladesh Ties: Set for a Revival?IPCS Commentary, No. 1821, 12 August 2005

NSCN-IM's Case for Federal Relations: A Feasibility StudyIPCS Commentary, No. 1753, 24 May 2005

Unrest Continues (Northeast Regional Media Survey, 1- 31 March 2005)IPCS Commentary, No. 1699, 15 April 2005

ULFA: Defying Prophecies of DoomIPCS Commentary, No. 1698, 15 April 2005

Northeast Regional Media Survey, February 2005IPCS Commentary, No. 1673, 16 March 2005

Talks with the UNLF: A Non-starterIPCS Commentary, No. 1659, 3 March 2005

Naga Peace Process (Northeast Media Survey, January 2005)IPCS Commentary, No. 1641, 10 February 2005

Assam Accord: Politicking ContinuesIPCS Commentary, No. 1625, 29 January 2005

Rebel Leaders Arrive in Nagaland (Northeast Media Survey, December 2004)IPCS Commentary, No. 1617, 18 January 2005

Terrorists in Uniform: ULFA's Boastful ClaimsIPCS Commentary, No. 1591, 22 December 2004

Prime Minister's Visit to the Northeast (Regional Media Survey, November 2004)IPCS Commentary, No. 1581, 13 December 2004

Will it or won't it happen?IPCS Commentary, No. 1576, 30 November 2004

News from the Northeast (Regional Media Survey, October 2004)IPCS Commentary, No. 1559, 13 November 2004

Nagaland: One more Chance for PeaceIPCS Commentary, No. 1544, 27 October 2004

Issues before Northeast Travails (Regional Media Survey, September 2004)IPCS Commentary, No. 1524, 13 October 2004

Indo- Bangladesh relations: Stuck in the muddleIPCS Commentary, No. 1506, 24 September 2004

ULFA's Mayhem in Assam (Northeast Regional Media Survey, August 2004)IPCS Commentary, No. 1492, 9 September 2004

North-eastern Insurgency: Problem of AssessmentIPCS Commentary, No. 1483, 31 August 2004

Mayhem in Manipur (Northeast Regional Media Survey, July 2004)IPCS Commentary, No. 1452, 6 August 2004

The 91st Constitutional Amendment and the NE StatesIPCS Commentary, No. 1438, 17 July 2004

Northeast’s Anguish and Bliss (Regional Media Survey, June 2004)IPCS Commentary, No. 1432, 9 July 2004

Negotiating with ULFA: Principles and GimmicksIPCS Commentary, No. 1412, 20 June 2004

Peace Talks in the Northeast (Regional Media Survey, May 2004)IPCS Commentary, No. 1405, 7 June 2004

Tripura: Insurgency on the Back FootIPCS Commentary, No. 1394, 27 May 2004

Northeastern Concerns (Regional Media Survey, April 2004)IPCS Commentary, No. 1392, 27 May 2004

Nagaland: Is Economic Sovereignty an Answer?IPCS Commentary, No. 1364, 15 April 2004

Political Debates in Northeast (Regional Media Survey, 16-31 March 2004)IPCS Commentary, No. 1356, 6 April 2004

Peace Talks and Human Rights in the Northeast (Regional Media Survey, 1-15 March 2004)IPCS Commentary, No. 1354, 1 April 2004

Politicking in the Northeast (Regional Media Survey, 16-29 February 2004)IPCS Commentary, No. 1326, 5 March 2004

New District for Nagaland (Regional Media Survey, 1-15 February 2004)IPCS Commentary, No. 1316, 27 February 2004

Time for a Long WaitIPCS Commentary, No. 1315, 24 February 2004

Northeast Celebrates Republic Day (Regional Media Survey, 16-31 January 2004)IPCS Commentary, No. 1296, 6 February 2004

Northeast India’s financial crisis (Regional Media Survey, 1-15 January 2004)IPCS Commentary, No. 1286, 3 February 2004

Case for an IDP Database for India’s NortheastIPCS Commentary, No. 1283, 17 January 2004

Bhutan launches military operations (North East Regional Media Survey, 16-31 December 2003)IPCS Commentary, No. 1265, 3 January 2004

Bodoland Territorial Council Formed (Northeast Regional Media Survey: 1-15 December 2003)IPCS Commentary, No. 1257, 28 December 2003

Sandwiched: Plight of the PnarsIPCS Commentary, No. 1253, 18 December 2003

Attack on Hindi-speaking People in Assam (Regional Media Survey, 16-30 November 2003)IPCS Commentary, No. 1248, 17 December 2003

Kidnap and Murder of Minister’s Daughter ((Regional Media Survey, 1-15 November 2003)IPCS Commentary, No. 1225, 27 November 2003

Vajpayee visits Nagaland (Regional Media Survey, 16-31 October 2003)IPCS Commentary, No. 1211, 12 November 2003

Manipur: Need To Bridge the Valley and the HillsIPCS Commentary, No. 1187, 23 October 2003

Agitation in Manipur (Regional Media Survey, 1-15 October 2003)IPCS Commentary, No. 1186, 22 October 2003

Bangladeshi Migrants (Regional Media Survey, 21-30 September 2003)IPCS Commentary, No. 1177, 14 October 2003

Reverberating Northeast (Regional Media Survey, September 1-20, 2003)IPCS Commentary, No. 1163, 29 September 2003

Neglected Northeast: Whose Responsibility?IPCS Commentary, No. 1145, 15 September 2003

Challenges to Naga IntegrationIPCS Commentary, No. 1081, 16 July 2003

Managing the Tripura- Bangladesh Border: Issues and ChallengesIPCS Commentary, No. 1062, 18 June 2003

Politics and Insurgency: Not So Strange Bed-FellowsIPCS Commentary, No. 1031, 8 May 2003

Fuelling Dissent: Anti-terror Laws in India’s NortheastIPCS Commentary, No. 1027, 6 May 2003

Assam: Retreat to Violence?IPCS Commentary, No. 997, 21 March 2003

Peace drizzles in the NortheastIPCS Commentary, No. 947, 12 January 2003

Brus of Mizoram: Destiny’s ChildrenIPCS Commentary, No. 911, 17 November 2002

Alliances among the Outfits: Necessity of a quid pro quoIPCS Commentary, No. 887, 8 October 2002

Meghalaya: A Victim of Insolent InsurgenciesIPCS Commentary, No. 856, 12 September 2002

Will north Bengal go the Northeast way?IPCS Commentary, No. 839, 26 August 2002

ISI in the Northeast: Need to tie the loose endsIPCS Commentary, No. 818, 5 August 2002

Surrendered Militants in the Northeast: Outlived Utilities?IPCS Commentary, No. 789, 8 July 2002

Growing Tentacles of Insurgency in Arunachal PradeshIPCS Commentary, No. 783, 3 July 2002

Is Development a Riposte to Insurgency?IPCS Commentary, No. 770, 25 June 2002

Naga Talks: Landmarks and Little ElseIPCS Commentary, No. 759, 23 May 2002

Combating Insurgency: Need to Dry-up the War ChestsIPCS Commentary, No. 738, 26 April 2002

Human Rights Organisations in the Northeast: Credibility in QuestionIPCS Commentary, No. 726, 10 April 2002

The Healing Wounds of Migration in AssamIPCS Commentary, No. 714, 13 March 2002

Manipur Assembly Elections: Divergence of Ethnic InterestsIPCS Commentary, No. 703, 17 February 2002

Dealing with the NDFBIPCS Commentary, No. 689, 31 January 2002

Nagaland: Peace at the CrossroadsIPCS Commentary, No. 670, 31 December 2001

Peace Illusion in Assam: Need for a Cautious ApproachIPCS Commentary, No. 666, 16 December 2001

Problem of Insurgency in Northeast: Looking Beyond ConspiraciesIPCS Commentary, No. 641, 22 November 2001

New Regime in Bangladesh: Misplaced Notion of Concern in the NortheastIPCS Commentary, No. 604, 10 October 2001

War on Terrorism: Address the North-Eastern ConcernsIPCS Commentary, No. 583, 19 September 2001

Insurgency in Tripura: Wake-up Call for the Political EstablishmentIPCS Commentary, No. 575, 12 September 2001

Nagaland: Opportunity to Exploit Fortuitous AdvantagesIPCS Commentary, No. 557, 28 August 2001

Northeastern Insurgents in Bhutan: Time for a Pro-active ActionIPCS Commentary, No. 556, 28 August 2001

Naga-Cease-Fire Extension: Clash of Imagined HomelandsIPCS Commentary, No. 529, 25 July 2001

Between Fire and the Frying Pan: Reviewing the Naga-CeasefireIPCS Commentary, No. 524, 13 July 2001

Naga Cease-Fire ExtensionIPCS Commentary, No. 506, 16 June 2001

Border Clash between India and Bangladesh: Analysing the Bangladeshi ReactionIPCS Commentary, No. 494, 11 May 2001

  External Publications

Inspire, Enlist, and Execute: The Islamic State’s Strategy in Southeast Asia, Mantraya, 28 February 2017

India: Lessons From ‘Surgical Strikes’ in Myanmar, Mantraya, 03 October 2016

Assam's NDFB: A Battered Militancy That Refuses to Die, Mantraya, 08 August 2016

Why There Was Nothing 'Surprising' About Assam's Kokrajhar Attack, Huffington Post, 08 August 2016

An Icon Retires: Whither Anti-AFSPA Agitation?, Mantraya, 04 August 2016

Whats in a name? Unscrambling the Dhaka Terror Strike, Mantraya, 04 July 2016

Counter-Extremism in India: ISIS, al-Qaeda, and Beyond, Tony Blair Faith Foundation, 25 February 2016

Manipur: Waiting to happen, The Hindu, 6 June 2015

India needs to engage with Maldives, not detach itself, The New Indian Express, 03 February 2013

Achievements against Naxals: Real and the imagined, The New Indian Express, 20 January 2013

Absence of violence is not cessation in violence, The New Indian Express, 1 July 2012

Limits of political development in Maoist badlands, The New Indian Express, 17 June 2012

Indo-Pak relations: An empty score-sheet, The New Indian Express, 1 June 2012

Of India’s intelligence and un-intelligent men, New Indian Express, 20 May 2012

Passing the buck in Maoist territories, The Indian Express, 9 April 2012

Odisha's 'real' hostage crisis!, Rediff News, 5 April 2012

India's quiet diplomacy has its limits in Lanka, New Indian Express, 25 March 2012

 

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