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Email Tweet – MANTRAYA ANALYSIS#06: 20 NOVEMBER 2015 Islamic State: Patterns of Mobilisation in India  Bibhu Prasad Routray – Abstract Seven specific patterns can be inferred from the mobilisation carried out in support of the Islamic State in India. These patterns help in understanding whether and in what form the Islamic State may be able to reinforce […]

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Email Tweet – MANTRAYA ANALYSIS#05: 10 NOVEMBER 2015 Dragon in the Himalayas: Expanding Chinese footprints in Nepal Bibhu Prasad Routray – Abstract Chinese footprints in Nepal have consistently expanded in the past decade. Not only that the Chinese investments in the country have increased substantially overtaking India as the largest investor, Mandarin is being seen as […]

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Email Tweet  MANTRAYA BRIEF#10: 24 SEPTEMBER 2015 Profile: Mirza Shadaab Beg of Indian Mujahideen Bibhu Prasad Routray & Manoj Kumar Panigrahi – – Mirza Shadaab Beg alias Engineer was born in Raja ka Quila under Kotwali Police circle in Uttar Pradesh state’s Azamgarh district. Son of Mirza Ahatesham Beg, Shadaab pursued engineering prior to his […]

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Email Tweet EVENT: 24-27 AUGUST 2015 Gulf Research Meeting 2015 – Dr. Shanthie Mariet D’Souza and Dr. Bibhu Prasad Routray presented a paper on “India in BRICS and Indo-GCC relations: Assessing Conflicts and Complimentarities” at the 2015 Gulf Research Meeting (GRM), University of Cambridge, between 24-27 August 2015. The GRM has been established by the Gulf Research Center […]

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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 – 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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