All stories by AVEEK SEN
Is govt aware of Khalistani app on Google store?Rediff.com12 Dec 2019
The home ministry can notify Google of the Voice of Punjab app's hateful content and have the app taken down from the app store. The glorification of Beant Singh's assassination alone is enough to have the app taken down.
Post poll, India faces fuel price hikeRediff.com14 May 2019
The Saudi and Iraq offer to replace Iranian crude supplies comes with a catch: Higher prices for the same quality of crude. The new government will face a tough decision over fuel price hike, says Aveek Sen.
Can India evade US's Iran oil sanctions?Rediff.com24 Apr 2019
Whatever be India's course of action, it will have an impact on India-Iran ties, notes Aveek Sen.
Cutback in oil output, rise in crude prices could impact IndiaRediff.com14 Nov 2018
Given that India will get a huge part of its oil supplies from Iran through its government-owned oil PSUs, any unwelcome shocks in global crude rates could be absorbed well enough.
Malaysia's Lashkar arrest points to its global footprintRediff.com3 Nov 2018
Aveek Sen on how the Lashkar e Tayiba looks at the world while focusing on India and Afghanistan.
LeT man arrested in MalaysiaRediff.com31 Oct 2018
A 31-year-old Pakistani national has been arrested in Malaysia's Perak province on charges that he underwent terrorist training at a Lashkar-e-Tayiba camp before he arrived in Malaysia in August 2016.
Taliban attacks don't deter Afghan electionRediff.com22 Oct 2018
The election seem to have been conducted without any major security lapses. However, in the coming weeks, the military situation in Kandahar could tilt in the Taliban's favour, notes Aveek Sen.
How India, Iran plan to bypass US oil sanctionsRediff.com15 Oct 2018
'Indian and Iranian sources both confirmed to me that India and Iran are moving ahead to implement a payment system on buying oil from Iran and hope to finalise it very soon,' says Aveek Sen.
Silencing dissent , the Pakistani wayRediff.com12 Aug 2017
The kidnapping of MQM workers is a message from Pakistani security agencies that any show of allegiance to Altaf Hussain will be met with a brutal response, says Aveek Sen.
Pak terror havens : Iran's had enough!Rediff.com27 Jul 2017
In the Middle East, which is already coping with the Qatar-Saudi Arabia tensions, comes another pressure point.
A year on, India's stand on BalochistanRediff.com14 Jun 2017
In the year since Modi cast the spotlight on Pakistan's human rights violations in Balochistan, India has not done much more than raise the issue at the UN a few times.
Will terror attack mar Iran-Pakistan ties?Rediff.com28 Apr 2017
'A Russia-Iran-China-Pakistan geopolitical grouping is evolving at this point of time.' 'Given that the grouping is in its nascent stages, will this week's terrorist attack in Mirjaveh affect it?' asks Aveek Sen.