Mains-86: Role of external state and non-state actors in creating challenges to internal security.

National Investigation Agency Act

Recently, the Jharkhand government has moved to the Supreme court claiming that the National Investigation Agency Act, 2008 violates the constitution. In a civil suit, they have said that the National Investigation agency should not ..

Guidelines against destruction during protests

The Supreme Court expressed it displeasure over rioting and destruction of public property happening in the country recently. Despite of having a law, such incidents are common during protests. The Prevention of Damage to Public ..

Right to Protest in India: Constitutional & Legal Provisions

The right to protest peacefully is guaranteed by the Constitution and lies at the heart of the democracy. Articles 19 (1)(a) and 19 (1)(b) provide citizens with the right to freedom of speech and expression ..


The Anti-Maritime Piracy Bill 2019 is aimed at promoting the safety and security of India’s maritime trade. Comment.

The Anti-Maritime Piracy Bill, 2019 was introduced in Lok Sabha by the Ministry of External Affairs recently. It provides for the prevention of maritime piracy and prosecution of persons related with such crimes.  Key features ..

Discuss the various reforms taken by the Indian government to strengthen Defence preparedness. What steps should be taken to further deepen the effects of these reforms?

The Ministry of Defence has undertaken a number of reforms during the last five years. Given its volatile security environment and the changing character of warfare, India cannot afford to lower its military guard. Various ..