35 Model Questions on GS-III: Role of External State and Non State Actors in Creating Challenges to Internal Security for UPSC Mains Examinations

  1. What are the historical and emerging challenges in the fight against terrorism? In view of India’s upcoming UNSC Presidency, examine the possible areas of action to boost international anti-terror efforts?
  2. Enumerate the key highlights of the “Delhi declaration on countering the use of new and emerging technologies for service purposes”.
  3. The problem of trafficking of women and children is huge in India, highlight the factors behind it and steps taken in recent times to combat it.
  4. India has been experiencing several attempts to attack over the Critical Information Infrastructure (CII), both by state and non state actors. What are the factors behind increased instances of attacks? Also, enumerate the steps taken by the Indian government to secure its CII.
  5. The use of drones for attack and illegal purposes has increased rapidly in past few years by both state and non-state actors. In the light of such security threats, discuss the challenges and capabilities of India to deal with them.
  6. 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.