087 - Role of External State and Non State Actors in Creating Challenges to Internal Security

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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In light of the prominent instances of drone attacks by both state and non-state actors, assess the challenges and capabilities of India in dealing with such security threats.

Drones are remotely controlled, unmanned aircraft that are able to move over a defined trajectory, and comparatively difficult to track and intercept using radars. Instances of drone attacks are rising by both state and non-state actors: Reports reveal 50-60 thousand illegal drones operating in India. Further, recently there have been more than 150 instances of ..

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Discuss the challenges in dealing with bioterrorism. What are the existing measures that India has to counter biological attacks? Is there a need for Bio-terrorism law? Analyze.

The spread of Covid-19 in the world has exposed the vulnerability to biological agents and has raised concerns about Bioterrorism. Bioterrorism is the intentional release of viruses, bacteria, or other germs that can sicken or kill people, livestock, or crops. Biological weapons may contain bacteria, viruses, biological toxins, fungi, etc. Bacillus anthracis is the most ..

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Effective border management can only be done by developing the border areas. Discuss, in this context, how the Border Area Development Programme can help to solve the problems associated with border areas.

Border Area Development Programme is a flagship programme of the Ministry of Home Affairs. It ensures two objectives: Provision of basic amenities for the local population. Border Management. Border area development is essential for border security and management, because of the reasons, like: Provision for all-weather roads ensures easy mobilisation of armed forces. Prevents dissatisfaction, ..

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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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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 have any power over state governments. What is the National Investigation Agency Act, 2008? The National Investigation Agency Act, 2008 ..

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