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Causes and Effects of Terrorism in India: An Overview

Shivaji Khemnar in Information Sciences

International Journal of Applied Information Systems
Year of Publication: 2018
Publisher: Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Authors:Shivaji Khemnar
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  1. Shivaji Khemnar. Causes and Effects of Terrorism in India: An Overview. International Journal of Applied Information Systems 12(15):29-32, September 2018. URL, DOI BibTeX

    	author = "Shivaji Khemnar",
    	title = "Causes and Effects of Terrorism in India: An Overview",
    	journal = "International Journal of Applied Information Systems",
    	issue_date = "September, 2018",
    	volume = 12,
    	number = 15,
    	month = "September",
    	year = 2018,
    	issn = "2249-0868",
    	pages = "29-32",
    	url = "",
    	doi = "10.5120/ijais2018451772",
    	publisher = "Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA",
    	address = "New York, USA"


The The roots of terrorism were found in the 1st century AD. In the world, various developed, developing and under developed region facing this problem. In India, in the year of 1980 a first terrorist incident was observed in NE part. From this period to still that various incidents, attacks and activities were happening in various parts of the country. The silence in the India gets disturbed from the last few decades because of terrorism activities from terror. According to the Home Ministry, terrorism in India poses a major hazard to the community of India. Terrorism found in India includes ethno-nationalist terrorism, religious terrorism, left wing terrorism and narco terrorism. The regions with long term terrorist activities have been Jammu and Kashmir, east-central and south-central India (Naxalism) and the Seven Sister States. In these regions observed various types of terrorist groups which operate the small and large scale activities. South Asian Terror Portal (SATP) has listed 180 terrorist groups that have operated within India over the last 20 years, many of them co-listed as transnational terror networks operating in or from neighboring South Asian countries such as Bangladesh, Nepal and Pakistan. The main aim of this article is to identify the terrorism in India with its nature, causes and effects from various types of past database. Changing in the terrorist approach and radicalism is somewhat solutions to control this massive problem in India.


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