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Email Tweet  MANTRAYA BRIEF#08: 07 AUGUST 2015 Profile: Mohsin Chaudhary of Indian Mujahideen Bibhu Prasad Routray & Manoj Kumar Panigrahi – – Born on 6 November 1980, Mohsin Ismail Chaudhary alias Sayyed is one of the three sons of Ismail Ibrahim Choudhary residing in Manisha Complex in Mitha Nagar area of Kondhwa Khurd in Pune city. […]

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Email Tweet – MANTRAYA ANALYSIS#04: 29 JULY 2015 Gurdaspur terror attack: Reigniting the Khalistan dream?  Bibhu Prasad Routray & Surya Valliappan Krishna – Abstract The terror attack in Gurdaspur on 27 July 2015 points at an expanded game plan by the terror outfits and their sponsors in Pakistan. A bloody Punjab fits well into the […]

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Email Tweet – MANTRAYA SPECIAL REPORT#02: 16 JULY 2015 Islamic State’s Indian Brigade – Surya Valliappan Krishna & Bibhu Prasad Routray – Abstract Over the past year,  a number of Indians and people of Indian origin have been associated with the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. Mantraya.org profiles these individuals who have shared different […]

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Email Tweet   EVENT: 10-11 JULY 2015 India and its Neighbourhood: An Audit of Conflict and Peace  – Bibhu Prasad Routray presented two papers, “Myanmar: Competing Aspirations in a Fractured Nation” and “Left-wing Extremism: Sparks from a Flailing Revolution” at the annual conference “India and its neighbourhood: An Audit of Conflict and Peace”, hosted by the Institute […]

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Email Tweet – MANTRAYA SPECIAL REPORT#01: 13 JULY 2015 Made in Myanmar: Small Arms for North-eastern Insurgents Bibhu Prasad Routray – Abstract In addition to the Chinese-manufactured small arms that land up regularly in the hands of the insurgents operating in India’s northeast, Myanmar is emerging of late as a significant source of such weapons. At […]

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Email Tweet – MANTRAYA ANALYSIS#03: 02 JULY 2015 Islamic State and the South Asian Caliphate Surya Valliappan Krishna – Abstract The argument that South Asia in general and India in particular would maintain its insularity from the Islamic State’s influence is delusional. The threat for India is real and could be far more lethal than […]

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Email Tweet  MANTRAYA BRIEF#07: 30 JUNE 2015 Profile: Amir Reza Khan of Indian Mujahideen Bibhu Prasad Routray & Manoj Kumar Panigrahi – – Born on 5 January 1978, Amir Reza Khan, alias Parvez (also known as Rizwan and Muttaki) was one of the four sons of Ishaque Ali Khan and Hasina residing in Beniapukur’s Mafidal […]

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Event: India’s Northeast & Beyond: Challenges and Opportunities




Email Tweet   EVENT: 25-26 JUNE 2015 India’s Northeast & Beyond: Challenges and Opportunities – Bibhu Prasad Routray chaired a technical session “The Northeastern region in India’s Foreign Policy: Implications for India-ASEAN relations” in an international conference, “India’s Northeast & Beyond: Challenges and Opportunities”, organised by the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies and Management, School […]

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Email Tweet –  Mantraya Team/ Advisers / Friends in the Media – – Shanthie Mariet D’Souza, “Nato Drawdown from Afghanistan: Can Regional Cooperation be a Game Changer?”, Huffington Post,  22 June 2015. – Bibhu Prasad Routray quoted in a media report on the Indian Army’s operations against the NSCN-K militants in Myanmar, “Respect other’s sovereignty: […]

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Event: Jihadist Insurgency Conference




Email Tweet EVENT: 28-29 MAY 2015 Jihadist Insurgency Conference – Shanthie Mariet D’Souza and Bibhu Prasad Routray presented a paper titled, “Jihadist Landscape in Jammu & Kashmir” at the two-day ‘Jihadist Insurgency Conference’, hosted by the Trends Research & Advisory and the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence (ICSR) at the King’s College, […]

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