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India-Myanmar Relations – From past to present scenario

India-Myanmar Relations – From past to present scenario

With the conquest of Assam in 1821, the Burmese came close to British Indian territories. The Assamese nobilities took refuge in British territories and sought their help to expel the Burmese from Assam. But the Burmese ambition to capture more English territories led to the first Anglo-Burmese war in 1824. The Burmese were defeated and […]

Maoists in the North East India – Reality and Myth-Making

Maoists in the North East India – Reality and Myth-Making

On 9 June 2013, just before the clock struck midnight, a police contingent in Assam’s Tinsukia district boarded the Chennai-Egmore Express, minutes before its three-day long journey, and pulled out 66 youths. A critical intelligence input received by the police had indicated that these youths from tea gardens, Ahom and Moran communities were going to […]

Half a Century ago – October 20,1962

Half a Century ago – October 20,1962

By- Dilip Dutta Prologue: 20 days before at Abbey Road Studios, London, Four Liverpudlian youths recorded the song Love me do AND THE LEGEND of BEATLES was born! Happiness abound! The same day at Pinewood Studios, Britain, Sean Connery, a staunch Scottish Nationalist uttered this line, “My name is Bond….James Bond”. And a legendary film ACTOR […]

China as the Backup of NE Insurgents

China as the Backup of NE Insurgents

By- Col (Retd) Anil Bhat For many years, India has been facing terrorist attacks from many terrorist groups ranging from the Pakistani / Pakistan supported spread all over India, to those insurgent groups of the North East, all actively supported by its Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). Since a couple of years, China also is an active […]

Maoist Armed Conflict – More than Insurgency

Maoist Armed Conflict – More than Insurgency

An Exclusive on How & Why Insurgencies in Northeast, currently facing the threat of absolute wipe-out, can rise up from its Phoenix ashes to become the most feared and deadliest ever. By- Akashdeep Mahanta The Communist Party of India-Maoist or Naxalites trying to forge links with the insurgent groups of Northeast India is no longer a […]