Anand Kumar

Anand Kumar is Associate Fellow at Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses. Click here for detailed profile

Chinese Engagements with Maldives: Impact on Security Environment in the Indian Ocean Region

May 27, 2011
Fellows' Seminar

Discussants: Ambassador Arun Banerjee and Dr P K Ghosh

Bangladesh Debates the Role of Fatwa

March 15, 2011

The demand to prohibit the Muslim clergy from issuing Fatwa is gathering momentum in Bangladesh.

Illegal Bangladeshi Migration to India: Impact on Internal Security

January 2011

Migration, a worldwide phenomenon, has often been seen as beneficial for both the sending and receiving countries. However, post-9/11, the phenomenon is seen as a mixed blessing.

Maldives Intensifies Campaign to Tackle Climate Change

December 20, 2010

Fractious domestic politics and lack of consensus at the international level are stumbling blocks before Maldives’ campaign on climate change.

For Bangladesh Improving Domestic Situation is as important as Fighting the Taliban

October 12, 2010

Bangladesh is making an important effort domestically to weaken the affiliates of al-Qaeda and Taliban ideology, which is no less important than making contributions to ISAF.

Bangladesh Beats Global Recession Through Exports

September 27, 2010

The tremendous growth in Bangladesh’s exports has been due to three factors – the global recession, new markets and China’s spectacular economic growth.

Maldives: Beleaguered Democracy

July 27, 2010

Multi-party democracy in Maldives is facing a major crisis in the wake of a bitter political struggle between the president and the opposition-dominated national parliament.

JMB Remains the Fountainhead of Terror in Bangladesh

July 22, 2010

Recent arrests prove the close relationship between Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh and extremist groups that have vowed to turn Bangladesh into an Islamic state.

Law Needs to Keep Pace with Evolving Terror Threat

May 19, 2010

There is a need to modify existing laws and if need be create new ones so that extremists and terrorists do not go scot-free and continue to pose a threat to the country.

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