India’s Anti-terrorism Preparedness

The level of preparedness of anti-terror agencies in India can discussed under four heads viz. Intelligence gathering, Training and operations, Investigations and Prosecution. Intelligence gathering With respect to intelligence, RAW acts as external intelligence agency while IB collects intelligence within the country. After 26/11 attacks, NATGRID and MAC have started participating in intelligence gathering also.

National Counter-Terrorism Centre India

Establishment of India’s National Counter-Terrorism Centre (NCTC) is closely linked to the similar bodies in United States. Before 9/11 attacks in US, the responsibility for co-ordination related to terrorist threats was under the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). A Counter-Terrorism Centre (CTC) of CIA handled the task of coordination, follow-up on the intelligence gathered by various

Anti-terror Institutional Framework in India

In India, a number of intelligence, military and police organisations fight against the terrorism activities. For intelligence, we have Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) that acts as the external intelligence agency Intelligence Bureau (IB), a division of the Home Affairs Ministry, collects intelligence within India. After the 26/11 attack, government has formed various other agencies