Mains-91-Security Challenges and their management in border areas

Importance of the Chief of Defence staff

The creation of the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) is one of the biggest military reforms which seeks to ensure inter-services coordination and synergize efforts of the armed forces. The proposal for the CDS was made by the K.Subrahmanyam committee after the Kargil War in 1999. Despite the recommendations the proposal never moved forward. The ..

Predictive Policing & Its Usage

Predictive policing is the application of analytical techniques to identify potential targets for police intervention and solve crimes by applying statistical techniques. Countries like UK and US see the use of predictive policing. Another term used to describe the analytical technique is called forecasting. Predictive policing is the practice of identifying the date, time and ..

Key Findings of Nanavati Commission

The Nanavati commission had been appointed to probe burning of the Sabarmati Express in 2002 and later also included the riots which took place in the state.  About the Nanavati Commission –  It was set up in 2002 after the Sabarmati Express was burned near Godhra station in February 2002 It look to inquire –  ..


How the Army is undertaking waste disposal at the strategically significant Siachen?

The Army has removed more than 130 tonnes of garbage from the Siachen and is cutting potential trash in rations to ensure the waste mounds are completely eliminated. Waste Accumulation in Siachen Over 236 tonnes of waste is generated on an average every year on Siachen glacier. Earlier the waste disposal work was fragmented and ..

What in your opinion are the five major security challenges which will be faced by the next Indian government?

After an extended season of election campaigning, the elections are finally coming to an end and nearing the declaration of the results. The issue of national security rose to unprecedented prominence in the elections which were a very new trend. New Delhi is now very near to its new guard. As soon as the new ..