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Who planted the bombs in Chennai train?

Paper No. 5695                                         Dated 02-May-2014

By Col R. Hariharan

Two low-intensity improvised explosive devices (IED) exploded in two adjacent sleeper coaches of the Bangalore – Guwahati tri-weekly super fast express just as the train streamed into the Chennai Central station around 7.15 AM on May 1.

China: Kunming Terrorist Attack

Paper No.5660                                       Dated  9-Mar-2014

By Col. R. Hariharan

Indians who have been facing terrorist attacks for decades will condemn the dastardly attack at Kunming railway station in the early hours on March 2 that took 29 innocent lives. Over 100 people were reported injured in the attack. The masked terrorists wielding fruit knives struck wildly at the people crowding the station. Xinhua reported that a gang of eight “appeared to be expert at hacking people” took part in the attack.

Bangladesh: Turmoil may see return of Terrorism

Paper No. 5608                                    Dated 25-Nov-2013

By Bhaskar Roy

It is about time that the United States Congress realized that the current political turmoil in Bangladesh may see a return of terrorism to Bangladesh.

Maldives Turning Into a Terrorist Haven

Paper No. 5503                                    Dated 03-Jun-2013

By Bhaskar Roy

On May 21, the Chief of Maldivian Defence Force, Maj.Gen. Ahmed Shiyam said there were threats of terrorism in the country, adding they had confirmed reports that some Maldivian youths had joined foreign terrorist groups and several of them were untraceable. 

Hyderabad Blasts: A Quick review

Paper No. 5407                         Dated 24-Feb-2013

By Col R Hariharan

[This background paper was used for a TV discussion by Col Hariharan on February 22, 2013. It was based on open source information]

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Insensitive Timing of Rehman Malik’s visit to India

 

Paper No. 5323                                        Dated 13-Dec-2012

By B. Raman

If NaMo, the Chief Minister of Gujarat, had been well-advised, instead of raising the issue of Sir Creek, he would have raised the insensitive timing of the official visit of Mr. Rehman Malik, the Interior Minister of Pakistan, to India at the invitation of Shri Shushil Kumar Shinde, our Home Minister.

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