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Anand Kumar

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

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.

Illegal Bangladeshi Migration to India: Impact on Internal Security

May 07, 2010
1030 to 1300 hrs
Fellows' Seminar

Chinese Puzzle in India-Bangladesh Relations

April 19, 2010

If the growth of Islamic extremism and terrorism in Bangladesh is a threat to Indian security, then the presence of China with which India’s interests have the potential to clash is also of security concern.

A Year of Multi-Party Democracy in Maldives

April 06, 2010

The Maldives is well on the road towards a genuine democracy and the years to come will show how it manages modernisation, liberal democracy and Islam all together.

Another Pakistan-based Terror Group Exposed in Bangladesh

March 04, 2010

The latest arrests underline the lack of cooperation among security agencies in South Asia and the support base that exists in Bangladesh for terrorist groups.

The Law Catches Up With Mujib Killers in Bangladesh

February 01, 2010

The punishment of Mujib’s killers will hopefully now delegitimize this process and strengthen democracy in Bangladesh.

A Year of Revival of Democracy in Bangladesh

January 29, 2010

To the credit of Shaikh Hasina she managed the foreign policy of Bangladesh as well as macro economic situation of the country well.

The Cautious Handling of Secularism in Bangladesh

January 19, 2010

The landslide victory of Awami League in Bangladesh elections created hope of revival of the 1972 constitution of which secularism was an important element. The government of Shaikh Hasina is trying to deal with this issue in a cautious manner.