Anand Kumar

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

Crackdown on Northeast Insurgents: Dhaka Prepares for Hasina’s India Visit

November 18, 2009

New Delhi and Dhaka may have reached a tacit understanding that Northeast rebels based in Bangladesh will be simply picked up and handed over to India.

Terror Financing in Bangladesh

November 2009

This article deals with financing of Islamist terror in Bangladesh, which on occasions becomes jihadi in nature, especially when it is directed towards India.

The BDR Mutiny: Mystery Remains but Democracy Emerges Stronger

October 2009

The mutiny in para-military force, Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) took place only two months after the restoration of democracy in Bangladesh.

Changing Nature of Insurgency in Northeast and Role of Bangladesh

July 24, 2009
Fellows' Seminar

Chair: Rajaram Panda
Discussants: J N Roy and K Srinivasan

Jamaat and its Agenda of Islamic State in Bangladesh

July 2009

The rise and growth of Islamist political parties in Bangladesh has been a cause of concern as these parties have the establishment of an Islamic state as their ultimate objective.

Sheikh Hasina’s Regional Anti-Terror Task Force Unlikely to Takeoff

March 16, 2009

Counter-terrorism and elimination of religious extremism were important parts of Sheikh Hasina’s election manifesto.

Terror Financing in Bangladesh

February 13, 2009
Fellows' Seminar

Chair: Arvind Gupta
Discussants: Bhaskar Roy and Sanjay Bharadwaj

‘Transformational Elections’ in Bangladesh

December 29, 2008

As Bangladesh is holding its most closely watched general elections, the apprehension remains whether democracy would prevail in the country.

Serial Blasts in Assam: Are Planners and Perpetrators Different?

December 24, 2008

The October 30, 2008 serial blasts in Assam were the most horrific that the state has witnessed till date.

Oil Politics in the Bay of Bengal

November 27, 2008

Hydrocarbon rich Bay of Bengal seems to be emerging as another centre of oil politics.

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