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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 – 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 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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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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Email Tweet MANTRAYA BRIEF#05: 07 MAY 2015 Reclaiming India’s Air Space Bibhu Prasad Routray – Abstract New Delhi needs to worry with Chinese satellites taking over the air space in South Asia using a predatory pricing mechanism. The official policy striving towards a Digital India must take note of the past performance of ISRO and […]

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Email Tweet MANTRAYA BRIEF#04: 16 APRIL 2015 Bangladesh’s Shaheed Hamja Brigade Bibhu Prasad Routray – Abstract Shaheed Hamja Brigade (SHB) is the newest addition to Bangladesh‘s terror formations. The authorities believe that following the arrest of 25 of its cadres, the outfit has been neutralised. Yet, a number of questions regarding SHB’s nexus with persons and networks […]

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Email Tweet – MANTRAYA ANALYSIS#01: 13 APRIL 2015 The Battle in Sukma Bibhu Prasad Routray – Abstract Far from a war-like scenario which is being predicted, the CPI-Maoist attack on the security forces in Sukma will not necessarily unveil a spectre in which the extremists would carry out waves of attacks. Attacks on the contrary would be selective […]

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