Author of Indian Mujahideen: The Enemy Within (2011, Hachette) and Himalayan Face-off: Chinese Assertion and Indian Riposte (2014, Hachette). Awarded K Subrahmanyam Prize for Strategic Studies in 2015 by Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (MP-IDSA) and the 2011 Ben Gurion Prize by Israel.
Articles by Shishir Gupta
Police register FIR against Khalistan radicals for London protests
India will invoke the full force of law against Khalistan extremists holding protests in UK, Canada, Australian and US. While India’s QUAD partners have been responsive to these unlawful protests, the Modi government will hold UK and Canada government accountable for their lackadaisical response to these Sikh extremists.
Updated on Mar 26, 2023 10:21 AM IST
Xi tweaks China’s position on Ukraine war, goes the Russia way
In his article published in a Russian newspaper on Monday, Chinese President Xi has talked about addressing legitimate security concerns of all countries in the context of the Ukraine war, while bypassing the formal Chinese position of respecting the sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of all countries.
Updated on Mar 21, 2023 09:30 AM IST
Do foreign diplomats in India need security when there is no threat?
While P-5 ambassadors to India along with Japan, Germany, Canada and Pakistan are given personal and area protection, their counterparts get no red carpet treatment and have to fend for themselves and their staff against anti-India elements.
Updated on Mar 20, 2023 01:06 PM IST
Delhi-based Daljit Kalsi is a link between Amritpal and Pakistan
West Punjabi Bagh resident Kalsi is a key aide and advisor of so-called Waris De Punjab (WPD) head Amritpal Singh and is currently under detention of the Punjab Police.
Updated on Mar 20, 2023 11:30 AM IST
UK soon to feel Modi govt heat over ‘Tricolour’ incident
Despite the Modi government informing the Whitehall and MI-5 about the planned Sikh extremists protests earlier this month, the indifference of the British government to pulling down the Indian national flag has riled the highest levels in New Delhi and there will be repercussions.
Updated on Mar 20, 2023 10:14 AM IST
PFI wanted Islamic Rule by waging war against govt: NIA
NIA has virtually squeezing PFI's funding activities and charged 105 people so far, further tightening noose around the banned outfit accused of criminal conspiracy to overthrow the government by violent means.
Published on Mar 18, 2023 07:08 PM IST
Fully deployed India-China forces is new normal on LAC
With PLA showing no signs of withdrawing the additional reserve troops deployed across eastern sector pre-20th National Party Congress of Chinese Communist Party last October, mutual de-escalation of forces has been put on the backburner with Indian Army also fully deployed to tackle military emergency.
Updated on Mar 18, 2023 12:05 PM IST
NIA charges 68 PFI leaders for ‘conspiracy to establish Islamic rule by 2047’
The PFI leaders were working to create a wedge between people of different communities in Kerala and Tamil Nadu and were working to establish Islamic rule in India by 2047.
Published on Mar 17, 2023 07:06 PM IST
NIA chargesheet on Shivamogga IS conspiracy: 2 B.tech graduates paid in crypto
These IS terror operatives were being paid in crypto currencies by their online handler by fund transfers from abroad.
Published on Mar 17, 2023 04:45 PM IST
India is ready, Japan to take a call on expanding defence cooperation
Next week, Japanese Prime Minister Kishida will be in Delhi on Monday and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Moscow to firm up “no limits” alliance with Russia. The ball is now in PM Kishida’s court if he wants to deepen defence and cyber security ties with India.
Updated on Mar 17, 2023 11:33 AM IST
Pakistan overtakes Afghanistan as the most terror-hit country
A report by Australia based Institute for Economics and Peace states that Pakistan has recorded a 120 per cent increase in terror related deaths with Balochistan Liberation Army the fastest growing terror group.
Updated on Mar 16, 2023 02:48 PM IST
China-backed Shia-Sunni detente, AUKUS will impact India's Indo-Pacific strategy
The China-backed Saudi Arabia-Iran detente and its expanding strategic levers in Islamic World with ports in Iran, Oman, UAE, Pakistan and Sri Lanka is designed to choke India in its own Indian Ocean backyard with New Delhi facing a possible action from Beijing over its close relations with its QUAD partners, two of which are in the AUKUS alliance, on its northern land frontiers.
Updated on Mar 16, 2023 08:13 AM IST
Navy to approach govt for three AIP-equipped attack submarines
In the backdrop of the expansion of the Chinese Navy and its belligerence in the Indo-Pacific, India is looking to upgrade its submarine deterrence in synergy with its QUAD partners.
Published on Mar 14, 2023 09:50 AM IST
ByShishir Gupta, New India
NIA raids five locations in Madhya Pradesh & Maharashtra to probe ISKP case
The NIA probe found that Mohamed Shariq, Maaz Muneer Khan, Yasin and others targeted public and private properties including warehouses, hardware shops, vehicles, liquor shops and other properties belonging to a particular community, having committed over 25 incidents of arson and sabotage.
Updated on Mar 12, 2023 10:37 PM IST
Australia to host Malabar Exercises for QUAD navies off Sydney
Facing Chinese belligerence in the Indo-Pacific, India and Australia are all set to cement bilateral ties with maritime defence cooperation on top of the agenda.
Updated on Mar 10, 2023 09:48 AM IST
India under Modi more likely to respond with military: US intel on Pak goading
The US Intelligence annual assessment on Monday feared a military escalation between India and China after strained ties post 2020 Galwan clash and Narendra Modi's government retaliation against Pakistan in the event of unrest in Kashmir or terror attack in India by Islamabad supported extremist groups.
Updated on Mar 09, 2023 01:34 PM IST
INS Vikrant to get battle-ready post-monsoon after INS Vikramaditya
With Indo-Pacific getting heated with China threatening the US over Taiwan, India’s two aircraft carriers will be battle-ready post-monsoon and will project dominance in the Indian Ocean region and synergize with QUAD navies.
Published on Mar 08, 2023 08:49 AM IST
China offers two-year debt moratorium to cash-strapped Sri Lanka
While India has offered carte blanche support to Sri Lanka for IMF extended fund facility as per debt sustainability analysis which entails 10 year loan moratorium and 15 years for debt restructuring, China has offered only a two years debt moratorium to the Island nation that allowed Beijing a 99 year lease on Hambantota Port.
Updated on Mar 07, 2023 11:06 AM IST
India-bound Australia and Japan PMs, China is the elephant in the room
Chinese belligerence in the Indo-Pacific will be one of the main agendas as Australian PM Anthony Albanese and Japan PM Fumio Kishida arrive in India this month.
Published on Mar 06, 2023 09:00 AM IST
Jaishankar's aide and China desk head Shilpak Ambule headed for Singapore
Dr Shilpak Ambule leaves as head of China division in South Block to succeed P Kumaran as India's ambassador to Singapore, Gulf division head Vipul goes to Qatar to replace Dr Deepak Mittal, who joins PMO as joint secretary at the end of this month
Updated on Mar 05, 2023 09:23 AM IST
Russia played tough at G-20 Ministerial, but India managed the outcome document
It is to India’s diplomatic credit that there was agreement in 15 out of 17 paragraphs at the G-20 Finance Ministers meeting in Bengaluru and 22 out of 24 at the G-20 Foreign Ministers meeting in Delhi.
Published on Mar 04, 2023 01:38 PM IST
China cautious, India determined to restore peace on Ladakh border
The road to normalization of bilateral ties between India and China lies in Beijing restoring legitimate patrolling rights of the Indian Army in Depsang Plains and Charding Nullah junction in Demchok followed by de-escalation of forces all along the 3488 km LAC.
Published on Mar 03, 2023 09:22 AM IST
NIA attaches property of IC-814 hijacking accomplice Mushtaq 'Latram'
The NIA has attached Srinagar property of Mushtaq Zargar alias Latram, who was released in exchange of IC-814 hostages in 1999 along with Harkat-ul-Ansar terrorists Masood Azhar, who later formed Jaish-e-Mohammed, and Omar Sayeed Sheikh, who killed journalist Daniel Pearl.
Published on Mar 02, 2023 08:40 AM IST
Anti-drone jammers show positive results on Indo-Pak border
The Indian Army is satisfied with the test results of anti-drone jammers and spoofers deployed this year in Jammu and Punjab sector against drug, explosives and wespon carrying drones launched by Pakistan based terror groups.
Published on Mar 02, 2023 07:33 AM IST
Indian neighbourhood in crisis as Nepal faces political turmoil yet again
Barring hermit kingdom of Bhutan and Sheikh Hasina-ruled Bangladesh, India’s neighbourhood is singed with political and economic turmoil, with countries like Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Nepal facing a long road for recovery while Myanmar and Afghanistan virtually failed states.
Published on Feb 28, 2023 10:58 AM IST
Combined commanders to discuss future wars in Bhopal
Lessons from on-going Ukraine war and the military stand-off in East Ladakh will be on the table as India's top military commanders discuss the use of stand-off weapons like armed drones, missiles and rockets in future wars.
Updated on Feb 28, 2023 07:45 AM IST
‘Prachanda’ ditches KP Oli for Dueba in Nepal Presidential election
The political merry-go-round in the Himalayan Republic of Nepal continues with Prime Minister Prachanda ditching ally KP Oli for Nepali Congress candidate for the forthcoming Presidential elections.
Updated on Feb 25, 2023 12:30 PM IST
Sri Lanka forex down to USD 500 million, postpones local polls
With China still to come on board the IMF and Paris Club debt restricting analysis of Sri Lanka, the economic crisis is worsening in the Island Nation with US and Japan only hope for providing loan on arrears.
Updated on Feb 25, 2023 10:42 AM IST
NIA hits at Khalistan terror-gangster network, six arrested
Close associates of gangsters Arsh Dalla, Lawrence Bishnoi, Jaggu Bhagwanpuria and Goldy Brar have been arrested in the recent raids of the NIA.
Updated on Feb 23, 2023 10:22 AM IST
Pakistan no longer can get a free terror pass for China in Afghanistan
The attack on a Chinese hotel and Pak embassy in Kabul by ISKP with active Uighur elements, the Baluch insurgent attacks and TTP’s attacks on Pak Army and security forces indicate weakening of Pak deep state clout and pose a serious threat to Belt-Road Initiative (BRI)
Updated on Feb 21, 2023 12:02 PM IST