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The Kenyan women and girls who joined Al-Shabaab: How gender dynamics, ideology, politics influenced their choices
World

The Kenyan women and girls who joined Al-Shabaab: How gender dynamics, ideology, politics influenced their choices

An examination of the political and ideological motivations behind women joining the Al-Shabaab shows that in some cases, they do make autonomous decisions based on their response to the grievances of the Muslim community. But other structural and cultural factors were at play too, such as the patriarchal set-up in families and their communities.

Contrary to Bipin Rawat's claim, govt docs show India doesn't have de-radicalisation camps; families, community leaders help counter indoctrination
India

Contrary to Bipin Rawat's claim, govt docs show India doesn't have de-radicalisation camps; families, community leaders help counter indoctrination

Indian security agencies in coordination with the state governments have adopted an integrated approach for de-radicalisation involving family, community, teachers and local religious leaders

Pakistan condemns CDS General Bipin Rawar's remarks on 'de-radicalistaion camps' for youth in J&K, says comments reflect 'extremist mindset'
India

Pakistan condemns CDS General Bipin Rawar's remarks on 'de-radicalistaion camps' for youth in J&K, says comments reflect 'extremist mindset'

Pakistan on Friday condemned the statements of Indian Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat where he suggested de-radicalisation camps for radicalised youths in the Kashmir Valley and a concerted effort to tackle terrorism globally.

De-radicalisation camps operating in country, discloses Bipin Rawat; CDS calls for emulating US' post-9/11 response to combat terrorism
India

De-radicalisation camps operating in country, discloses Bipin Rawat; CDS calls for emulating US' post-9/11 response to combat terrorism

Bipin Rawat said girls and boys as young as 10 and 12 years are being radicalised in the Valley which he described as a matter of concern.

From White Right to Four Lions: Understanding radicalisation through cinema that explores motives behind violent movements
Life

From White Right to Four Lions: Understanding radicalisation through cinema that explores motives behind violent movements

This selection of films shows the problem of extremism in its complexity — moving away from Hollywood “villain and hero” tales, to examine how real people can become radicalised, as well as containing hopeful ideas for tackling the problem.

Bid to develop narratives to alter public opinion in Valley, Pakistan using social media to influence youths in Kashmir, says Indian Army
India

Bid to develop narratives to alter public opinion in Valley, Pakistan using social media to influence youths in Kashmir, says Indian Army

Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh, said that the Pakistani army has been using social media to mobilise support among the youth of Jammu and Kashmir to stir them towards militancy.

Evolution of terrorism: World showing signs of relapsing into pre-9/11 complacency, allowing rise of Jihadi Terror 3.0
India

Evolution of terrorism: World showing signs of relapsing into pre-9/11 complacency, allowing rise of Jihadi Terror 3.0

On Wednesday, General Bipin Rawat made it clear that terrorism is here to stay, but it will take myriad forms, mutate and even spawn into a hydra-headed monster.

NIA anti-terror raids: Islamic State might be dead abroad, but hate politics is fuelling its resurrection in India
India

NIA anti-terror raids: Islamic State might be dead abroad, but hate politics is fuelling its resurrection in India

In interrogations by the NIA, half the suspects said communalism — ranging from riots to compulsory yoga practice — led them to join the Islamic State. Barely half of them cited the global Islamist project that underpins the Islamic State

Army chief Bipin Rawat counsels 'radicalised' Kashmiri youths against becoming 'cannon fodder' for terror outfits
India

Army chief Bipin Rawat counsels 'radicalised' Kashmiri youths against becoming 'cannon fodder' for terror outfits

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat Monday sought to counsel Kashmiri youths having the propensity to veer off to radical paths to see through the designs of terror outfits, which use them up as "cannon fodder" even before training them to fight.

'Ahimsa can unite humanity when terrorism, hate divide nations,' says Narendra Modi in tribute to Mahatma Gandhi
India

'Ahimsa can unite humanity when terrorism, hate divide nations,' says Narendra Modi in tribute to Mahatma Gandhi

Narendra Modi wrote the blog on the occasion of 149th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, which also marks the beginning of the year-long celebrations of his 150th birth anniversary

To solve Kashmir conundrum, India needs political will to carry 'irregular war' into enemy territory
India

To solve Kashmir conundrum, India needs political will to carry 'irregular war' into enemy territory

India needs the political will to carry the irregular war fought in Jammu and Kashmir into enemy territory, not mere talking of ‘surgical strikes’ for electoral purposes

Army to prioritise de-radicalisation of Kashmir youth along with counter-terror operations, says senior official
India

Army to prioritise de-radicalisation of Kashmir youth along with counter-terror operations, says senior official

With the Kashmir Valley enveloped by rising violence, the Indian Army on Friday said it would prioritise bringing radicalised youth into the mainstream.

In Jammu and Kashmir, even infants are being radicalised; resentment among youth threatens Valley's future
India

In Jammu and Kashmir, even infants are being radicalised; resentment among youth threatens Valley's future

One of the most distressing aspects of the ongoing radicalisation of young people in Kashmir is that the age profile appears to be sliding downwards. This trend has gradually gathered pace during this decade, to the extent that it is now touching even babes in arms.

Mehbooba Mufti's nepotism may divert youths from mainstream; Centre must step in to end legacy of corruption in Kashmir
India

Mehbooba Mufti's nepotism may divert youths from mainstream; Centre must step in to end legacy of corruption in Kashmir

After being accused of nepotism in KVIB recruitment, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti sought to divert public discourse in her state by visiting New Delhi and raking up the 'conflict over Kashmir' to downplay the ‘conflict in Kashmir’

Nearly 300 unauthorised mobile phones in use in high-security Srinagar jail, says official report
India

Nearly 300 unauthorised mobile phones in use in high-security Srinagar jail, says official report

It is a virtually free run for prisoners inside the high-security central jail prison in Srinagar where nearly 300 unauthorised mobile phones are operational.

Narendra Modi in Oman: Joint statement by nations calls for isolating sponsors of terrorism
India

Narendra Modi in Oman: Joint statement by nations calls for isolating sponsors of terrorism

India and Oman will coordinate efforts to counter the "misuse" of religion by groups and states for perpetrating acts of terrorism as they called for isolating its sponsors, in an apparent reference to Pakistan

J&K Police 'misinterpreted' intel inputs; Pune girl suspected to be 'suicide bomber' free to go
India

J&K Police 'misinterpreted' intel inputs; Pune girl suspected to be 'suicide bomber' free to go

A radicalised Pune-based woman was detained by Jammu and Kashmir Police following an intelligence input that she wanted to join banned Islamic State

Jammu and Kashmir dispute: Farooq Abdullah claims 'enemy of the nation' within us, not across border
India

Jammu and Kashmir dispute: Farooq Abdullah claims 'enemy of the nation' within us, not across border

National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah on Sunday said "enemy of the nation" was not across the border but within ourselves who is "trying to divide us", adding that a "united fight" was the only way forward in bringing long-lasting peace in the Valley.

Narendra Modi asks top police officials to deal with cybersecurity and social media issues on 'highest priority'
India

Narendra Modi asks top police officials to deal with cybersecurity and social media issues on 'highest priority'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi drew the attention of the country's top police officials to the problems arising out of social media and cyber crimes, saying they should be dealt with on highest priority

As terrorism continues to be India's headache, home ministry has kept itself busy in efforts to combat radicalisation
India

As terrorism continues to be India's headache, home ministry has kept itself busy in efforts to combat radicalisation

As India (and the world at large) continue to struggle with terrorist attacks, the home ministry has been keeping busy in its efforts to combat radicalism.