093 - Linkages of Organized Crime With Terrorism

Though most of insurgent groups of northeast have given up violence and are engaged in peace talks, there are several issues that can act as hurdle in the way of peace. Discuss.

North East India comprises of the seven sisters & Sikkim. Most of these areas have faced a problem of insurgency in past, but now the problem is limited to a few areas only. Insurgent Groups: The Mizo-National Front – surrendered and signed an agreement with India in 1986. Consequently Laldenga entered into politics. The Naga ..

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India is becoming a major destination as well as a transit hub for drug trafficking in South Asia. Discuss the reasons behind it and also its implications on the internal security of India.

India is one of the largest consumers and a large transit hub for drug trafficking in South Asia. There are some specific reasons behind this. Reasons: India lies in the vicinity of the largest opiate-producing regions like the golden triangle (Myanmar-Laos-Thailand) and the golden crescent (Iran-Pakistan-Afghanistan). Smuggling is promoted by Pakistan for instability in India. ..

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What are the findings of the study “Enemy: Impact of Smuggling on Indian Economy and Employment”?

The study “Enemy: Impact of Smuggling on Indian Economy and Employment” was conducted by FICCI CASCADE and conducted by Thought Arbitrage Research Institute (TARI). Findings of the Study Illegal movement of goods (smuggling) in five sectors namely textiles, ready-made garments, cigarettes, machinery and parts and consumer electronics prevented the addition of over 16 lakh jobs in ..

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National interests are taking precedence over international issues like terrorism. Comment.

China has recently lifted its ban or technical hold to designate Masood Azhar as an international terrorist as per the 1267 Sanctions Committee of the UNSC. This proved to be a high point for the diplomatic efforts of India. The records of both China and Pakistan are notable in condemnation of terror attacks across the ..

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How civil society, media and religious communities can play an active role in the ongoing war against terrorism? Discuss.

The war against terrorism cannot be a sole arena of the state and its associated agencies. It needs an effective cooperation from society, media and religious institutions to counter the threats of terrorism. Role of civil society in war against terrorism The importance of involving civil society in a comprehensive and multidimensional response to the ..

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What is Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism? Throw light on concerns and challenges in its adoption.

The Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism is a proposed treaty which intends to criminalize all forms of international terrorism and deny terrorists, their financiers and supporters access to funds, arms, and safe havens. The negotiations for this treaty are currently under way has been under negotiation at the United Nations General Assembly’s Ad Hoc Committee established by Resolution 51/210 of 17 December ..

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