GS-III: Various Security Forces and Agencies and Their Mandate


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                                      1. 2019 has been ranked as the worst years in terms of losses to IAF. Comment.
                                      2. India�s police force is among the weakest in the world. How is the understaffing in police force related to the issues plaguing it?
                                      3. “NTRO (National Technical Research Organisation) was conceived as a Premier scientific organization, yet it continues to be more or less in a state of limbo.” Discuss.
                                      4. What do you understand by Evidence-Based Policing (EBP)? How EBP can mitigate the problems faced by police personnel in India? Explain.
                                      5. What is an Integrated Theatre Command (ITC)? How can it strengthen India's military muscle? Explain.
                                      6. The Indian Air Force must lay down clear red lines for continued operational effectiveness. Comment.
                                      7. What is the best foot forward to plug the concerns of Indian army about faulty ammunition?
                                      8. The Prime Minister has announced creation of the office of Defence Staff but its modalities are still being worked out. How CDS will transform India’s national security scenario?
                                      9. Examine the key challenges that the Indian Navy faces in becoming a blue-water force.
                                      10. The national security architecture needs to be robust enough to deal with present and evolving threats. Elaborating the statement, discuss the recent steps for modernizing national security architecture.
                                      11. Discuss the potential of “Integrated Law Enforcement Centres” and “Smart walls” on India’s border areas to address the prevailing security challenges.
                                      12. Historically India’s attempts at strengthening its intelligence infrastructure & capabilities have been reactive and incremental rather than holistic and sustainable. Discuss, and also provide a concrete network to transform India’s intelligence capability.
                                      13. Keeping in view, the complex and new forms of security threats emerging in recent times, discuss how technology is a major stakeholder in addressing the internal security challenges of India.
                                      14. National security guard has emerged as a world-class trained force to tackle various facets of terrorism. Discuss the mandate and achievements of this force.
                                      15. India has made a significant progress in ensuring better representation of women in Indian armed forces. However, much more still needs to be done. Discuss.
                                      16. While throwing some light on the dual control structure of armed forces in India, discuss the role played by Assam Rifles in internal security of India.
                                      17. Examine the rationale behind creation of different and diverse Central Armed Police Forces for guarding international borders. Also, highlight the contribution of these forces in ensuring security of India.
                                      18. Examine the need for a new joint command structure. In its creation, what are the challenges?
                                      19. Discuss the advantages of the Agnipath scheme? What can be done to address the concerns raised by critics?
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