INTRODUCTIONAll terrorist acts involve violence orthe threat of violence. These violentacts usually committed by non-government groups or individual whoare either part of or officially servingin the military, law of enforcementagencies, intelligence agencies orother governmental agencies of anestablished nation.Terrorists attempt not only to createpanic but also to weaken confidencein the government and the politicalleadership of the target country.
SOME OF THE TERRORIST ATTACKS:•12 March 1993 - Series of 13 bombs go off killing 257•6 December 2002 - Bomb goes off in a bus in Ghatkopar killing 2•27 January 2003 - Bomb goes off on a bicycle in Vile Parle killing 1•14 March 2003 - Bomb goes off in a train in Mulund killing 10•28 July 2003 - Bomb goes off in a bus in Ghatkopar killing 4•25 August 2003 - Two Bombs go off in cars near the Gateway of India and ZaveriBazaar killing 50•11 July 2006 - Series of seven bombs go off in trains killing 209•26 November 2008 to 29 November 2008 - Coordinated series of attacks killing atleast 172.•On 13 February 2010, a bomb explosion at the German Bakery in Pune killed fourteenpeople, and injured at least 60 more.
POLITICALCAUSES: This is seen essentially in Assam & Tripura. The political factors that led to insurgency –cum-terrorism included the failure of the government to control large scale illegal immigration of Muslims & Bangladesh to fulfill the demand of economic benefits for the sons & daughters of the soil etc. ECONOMIC CAUSE: Pradesh, Andhra Madhya Pradesh , Orissa & Bihar are prime examples. The economic factors include the absence of land reforms, rural unemployment, exploitation of landless labours by land owners etc. These economic grievance & perception of gross social injustice have given rise to ideological terrorist groups such as various Maoist/Naxalite groups operating under different names.
RELIGIOUS CAUSES: The maximum number of terrorist incident & death of innocent civilians have occurred due to religious terrorism. While the intensity of the violence caused by terrorism of a non-religious nature can be related as low or medium, that of religious terrorism has been high. It involves the indiscriminate use of sophisticated improvised explosive devices. Suicide Bombers, the killing of civilians belonging to the majority etc.ETHENIC CAUSES: Feeling of Ethenic Separateness is mainly seen in Nagaland, Mizoram & Manipur
GOVERNMENT CONTRIBUTIONGovernment promises to provide help in every possibleways to the affected, but does not fulfill in the properway! Government easily talks about providing moneyto those who have lost their dear one’s. THEY FEEL THE IMPORTANCE OF LIFECAN BE REPLACED BY MONEY !
At times, the promised facilities are not reached to theaffectedThe Government Of Maharashtra announced about $10,000as compensation to the kin of each of those killed in theterrorist attack in the Taj Hotel & about $1,000 to theseriously injured.Maharashtra Government CM Vilasrao Deshmukhannounced compensation of Rs.1,00,000 to those who gotkilled & Rs.50,00 to the injured.Indian Railway Minister Lalu Prashad Yadav announcedcompensation of Rs.5,00,000 & a job to the families whohave lost their dear one’s. However a study noted that only 174 out of 1,074 victims has received the compensation!
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