More on Terrorism in India

The trend towards the radicalisation of the Indian Muslim youth started in the late 1980s.Groups of Muslim youth from Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) started going across the Line of Control (LOC) to Pakistan and were trained and armed by Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). After the training, some of them were taken to Afghanistan to get an exposure to jihad as practised by the Afghan Mujahideen.In December 1993, coinciding with the first anniversary of the demolition of the Babri masjid at Ayodhya, there was a number of explosions in different railway trains in North India. The interrogation of one of the suspects arrested during the investigation revealed that the SIMI had organised them.

Al Qaeda And India : outlookindia.com

Long article by B. Raman on the recent history of Islamic fundamentalist terrorism in India. It is an interesting read and makes the point that recruits are increasingly local and the organization is local as well. While the ISI (Pakistan’s most diabolical intelligence agency) set up, trained and funded these groups, they’ve not become independent. What does that mean? I don’t know. But the targeting of BJP governments is deliberate and aims to increase tensions…

4 comments for “More on Terrorism in India

  1. July 27, 2008 at 8:54 pm

    Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.SydneyJ.HarrisSydney J. Harris

  2. July 27, 2008 at 10:18 pm

    Terrorism is a big disease in the world. Specially in our India.

    Thousands of people losing their lives in bomb blasts. Mothers losing their children, children losing their parents.

    I am linking your post. in my post “comment on bomb blasts”

    Please comment on bomb blasts in India.

    http://lifestyle-india.blogspot.com/2008/07/comment-on-bomb-blasts.htm

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