Weekly Likely Flash Points India Week Ending 22 March 2020

Terrorist, Left Wing Extremism, Law and Order, CV, strikes, crime, disasters etc requiring mitigation measures

TERROR ALERTSGeographies - Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir including Jammu Srinagar highway, attacks on schools, Assam, West Bengal, Odisha, Central UP, Bihar, Metros. Targets – U.S. and Israel assets/personnel. Civil business establishments and schools in J & K. Police Stations and shopping centres in Delhi, Public places with high footfall, air force and security bases, High Court. Political leaders including Prime Minister/Home Minister, RSS offices/members. Type of attack – Armed assault, bomb, grenade, kidnapping and Non Lethal Lone Ranger Attacks.

LEFT WING EXTREMISM Geographies – Central India Affected zone, Telangana [Increase in Maoist movement], MP, Kerala, Tamil Nadu Targets Infrastructure companies, informers, security forces. Type of attack – Armed Ambush, IED, kidnapping, arson, targeting killings, extortion.

LAW AND ORDER. Geographies - Delhi, All India, Metros, Kerala, J & K – Kashmir Valley, Northeast, Telangana, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, UP, West Bengal. Organisations. Public Sector undertakings, LIC, energy PSUs and railway sector, University campus.  Triggers – Holi Celebrations, Parliament Session, Delhi Violence, Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), AP shifting of capital, Opposition protest economy, Article 370 repealing, Employee demands, campus politics, protests against E commerce, land acquisition, rumours on social media and insecurities. Type of violence – Random shootings, Protests, rallies, road blocks, vigilante attacks, arson.

COMMUNAL VIOLENCE. Geographies – Delhi, Coimbatore and Sensitive locations across India, Meghalaya, Tamil Nadu. Triggers – Holi Celebrations, CAA Communal Angle, backlash. NRC, NPR Triggers – Processions, religious sermons and music, anti social elements. Type of Violence – Attacks on processions, religious places including desecration, targeting commercial and residential enterprises

STRIKE/BANDH. Sector – All India Public sector – Central and State. Banks, Oil PSUs. LIC, Auto hubs, Medical - Hospitals. Triggers – Privatisation, Employee demands compensation and working conditions. Type of Violence – Disruption of production, rallies, road blocks, gheraos.

CRIME. Geographies – All India particularly metros [Delhi NCR]. ATMs. Causal factors – Crime against women, Armed Criminal gangs, easy specific types of crimes such as cyber and chain snatching. Type of attacks – Armed attacks by gangs, snatching, cyber crime, rape and molestation of women.  

SECURITY ADVISORY. Managed security cover while operating in the districts with violence in North East, J & K and Central India. Avoid areas with large crowds. Remain aware of the surroundings, monitor local events and ensure high degree of vigilance for personal safety in the areas identified. Single travel by women in metros at night be avoided

HEALTH ADVISORY. Geographies – All India. Prevalence – Coronavirus, H1Ni. Advisory - Precautions against coronavirus for those traveling from affected zones across the World. Adhere to travel advisories for countries in the critical zone. Self declaration, quarantine recommended. Precautions H1N1.

Disaster Advisory  Geographies. Nil. Event. Advisory. 

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