Security Issues

NATGRID can access PAN, I-T records

27/6/2017 | Security Issues | Internal Security |Read more

The Centre has empowered the National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID), the integrated mechanism to keep track of security-related data, to access the Inco ...

UN approves creation of new office on counter-terrorism

19/6/2017 | Security Issues | External Security |Read more

The UN General Assembly has approved the establishment of a new office to coordinate counter-terrorism efforts. The 193-member General Assembly adopte ...

WannaCry

19/5/2017 | Security Issues | Cyber Security |Read more

The WannaCry ransomware attack has hit about 150 countries globally, including Russia and the US. In India, five or six isolated instances have been r ...

Doctrine of “SAMADHAN’

10/5/2017 | Security Issues | Internal Security |Read more

The Home Minister has enunciated an operational strategy ‘SAMADHAN’ to fight Left Wing Extremism. The elements of this strategy are S for Smart Leader ...

AFSPA continues to be in force in Assam

7/5/2017 | Security Issues | Internal Security |Read more

The Union Home Ministry has again declared Assam a “disturbed” area under the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, citing violent activities by insurgen ...

Joint operational doctrine for army, navy, IAF

1/5/2017 | Security Issues | Internal Security |Read more

A "joint doctrine" providing for deeper operational synergies among the army, navy and air force was unveiled with an aim coherently deal with all pos ...

Mother of all Bombs

19/4/2017 | Security Issues | External Security |Read more

The GBU-43 Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB), popularly called the Mother of All Bombs, became the largest non-nuclear bomb ever to be dropped on a ba ...

Centre files curative plea on AFSPA

15/4/2017 | Security Issues | Internal Security |Read more

The government has asked the Supreme Court to urgently reconsider its July 2016 verdict which ripped open the cloak of immunity and secrecy provided b ...

Operation Meghdoot

13/4/2017 | Security Issues | Internal Security |Read more

The Siachen brigade of the Indian Army celebrated the 33rd anniversary of success of Operation Meghdoot to recapture the Bilafond La Pass from Pakista ...

Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems Project

10/4/2017 | Security Issues | Internal Security |Read more

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the proposal of the Ministry of Home Affairs for extension of the implementation phase of the C ...

China's Great Firewall

1/4/2017 | Security Issues | Cyber Security |Read more

China have tightened their grip on internet use in the country through a 14-month long campaign that will target the use of virtual private networks ( ...

Non-lapsable Capital Fund Account

14/3/2017 | Security Issues | Defence |Read more

The defence ministry has proposed creation of a non-lapsable rolling fund to facilitate buying heavy-duty military hardware like artillery guns, comba ...

World’s largest defense importer

28/2/2017 | Security Issues | External Security |Read more

According to a report released by Stockholm international Peace Research Institute , Global arms sales over the last five years reached their highest ...

Cyber Swachhta Kendra

27/2/2017 | Security Issues | Cyber Security |Read more

Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (Meity) has launched the Cyber Swachhta Kendra–Botnet Cleaning and Malware Analysis Centre for anal ...

Border Wall

24/2/2017 | Security Issues | Border issues |Read more

The Centre has given up its proposal to build a wall along the Pakistan border in Jammu, originally envisaged as a barrier to cross-border terror. Ana ...

RBI to set up panel on strengthening cyber security

11/2/2017 | Security Issues | Cyber Security |Read more

In a bid to strengthen cyber security system, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to set up an inter-disciplinary panel on cyber security to e ...

Joint International Task force on Shared Intelligence and Collaboration

23/1/2017 | Security Issues | External Security |Read more

India participated in the Joint International Taskforce on Shared Intelligence and Collaboration (JITSIC) meeting held recently in Paris where 30 Reve ...

Government is planning to merge cyber tribunal with TDSAT

21/12/2016 | Security Issues | Cyber Security |Read more

Government is planning to converge Cyber Appellate Tribunal (CyAT) and the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT). About Cyber app ...

Global Terrorism Index, 2016

9/12/2016 | Security Issues | External Security |Read more

According to global terrorism index, world’s most developed countries have suffered a dramatic increase in deaths as a result of terrorism in the last ...

Malware and Skimming attacks after demonetization

6/12/2016 | Security Issues | Cyber Security |Read more

With the usage of micro-ATMs and POS counters witnessing a sharp surge post demonetisation, the country’s premier cyber security agency CERT-In has ca ...

Amritsar Declaration

5/12/2016 | Security Issues | Asia |Read more

The 6th Ministerial Conference on Heart of Asia-Istanbul process of Afghanistan adopted the Amritsar declaration to focus on concerned countries to ad ...

Centre extends AFSPA

10/11/2016 | Security Issues | Internal Security |Read more

The Centre has decided to extend the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in three districts of Arunachal Pradesh. It is being extended in the dist ...

3.2 million debit cards compromised

27/10/2016 | Security Issues | Cyber Security |Read more

Several banks, such as SBI, Axis Bank, HDFC Bank and ICICI Bank, have admitted being hit by a malware-related security breach — forcing Indian banks t ...

India's Nuclear triad

19/10/2016 | Security Issues | External Security |Read more

India has completed its nuclear triad by inducting the indigenously built strategic nuclear submarine INS Arihant into service With the INS Arihant no ...

National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC)

17/10/2016 | Security Issues | Internal Security |Read more

The Centre is planning to revive the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC). After the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack that the then Home Minister sugges ...

Surgical Strikes

30/9/2016 | Security Issues | Border issues |Read more

Indian Army carried out surgical strikes on Pakistani terrorists positioned across the Line of Control on terror launch pads. What is a surgical strik ...

Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims) Bill 2016

23/9/2016 | Security Issues | External Security |Read more

The Union Cabinet has given its approval to the proposal of Ministry of Shipping to enact Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims) B ...

Long range surface-to-air missile(LRSAM)

22/9/2016 | Security Issues | External Security |Read more

India has successfully test-fired the Barak-8 long-range surface-to-air(LRSAM) nuclear-capable ballistic missile, jointly developed with Israel, from ...

Mormugao

19/9/2016 | Security Issues | Maritime Security |Read more

The second indigenous warship of the Visakhapatnam-class stealth guided-missile destroyers — Mormugao — of the Indian Navy was launched at the Mazagon ...

Exercise YUDH ABHYAS 2016

18/9/2016 | Security Issues | Indo US |Read more

As part of the ongoing Indo-US defence cooperation, a joint military training exercise, ‘Yudh Abhyas 2016’ started in Uttarakhand. It is a series of o ...

Madhukar Gupta Committee

1/9/2016 | Security Issues | Border issues |Read more

Madhukar Gupta presented its report on strengthening the border protection on Indo-Pakistan Border. This committee was formed to study all types of ga ...

Rise in Cybercrimes

29/8/2016 | Security Issues | Cyber Security |Read more

According to a joint study by PwC and ASSOCHAM(Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India), the number of cyber crime cases registered in I ...

Red Corridor to be redrawn by Government

27/7/2016 | Security Issues | Internal Security |Read more

The government is planning to reduce the number of Maoist-affected districts by about a fifth in the country. Over 20 of the 106 districts which have ...

Pellets Guns

24/7/2016 | Security Issues | Internal Security |Read more

After Kashmir’s summer unrest of 2010 that claimed the lives of 112 protesters in police firing, then Congress-led government at the Centre deployed p ...

Supreme Court Ruling on AFSPA

12/7/2016 | Security Issues | Internal Security |Read more

The Supreme Court blew apart the AFSPA immunity cover of armed forces personnel and said they could be tried by normal criminal courts for use of unwa ...

‘Big Brother’ law

10/7/2016 | Security Issues | Internal Security |Read more

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the “anti-terrorist” legislation adopted by the lower and upper houses of parliament in June 2016. This anti-t ...

RIMPAC (Rim of the Pacific) Exercise

4/7/2016 | Security Issues | Maritime Security |Read more

World’s largest international maritime exercise named RIMPAC (Rim of the Pacific) 2016 began in Pacific Ocean at Hawaii, United States. There is parti ...

App downloads expose most Indian users

2/7/2016 | Security Issues | Cyber Security |Read more

About one in two Indians is severely exposed to privacy risks, as they allow most app developers to access their contact directories and other data st ...

India joins Missile Technology Control Regime(MTCR)

29/6/2016 | Security Issues | Defence |Read more

India has become the 35th member of the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) This breakthrough comes days after India announced that it is subscri ...

President Returns Controversial Gujarat Control Of Terrorism And Organised Crime Bill

3/2/2016 | Security Issues | Internal Security |Read more

On March 31, 2015, the Gujarat Assembly passed the Gujarat Control of Terrorism and Organised Crime Bill (GCTOC) with a view to curbing “organised cri ...

Doha Dialogue On ‘Peace And Security

31/1/2016 | Security Issues | geopolitical issues |Read more

Approximately 55 senior participants from a wide range of backgrounds gathered in Doha to discuss the shared goal of peace and reconciliation in Afgha ...

Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) policy, 2016

15/1/2016 | Security Issues | Defence |Read more

The government has approved major changes to the Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) on the recommendations of the expert committee headed by Dhirendr ...

NATGRID ( National Intelligence Grid)

2/1/2016 | Security Issues | Internal Security |Read more

The Union government is set to make an aggressive effort to accomplish one of the most ambitious intelligence projects, NATGRID. It was conceived in t ...

CCTNS project

19/11/2015 | Security Issues | Internal Security |Read more

Availability of relevant and timely information is of utmost importance in conduct of business by Police, particularly in investigation of crime and i ...

Ground Zero Summit, 2015

1/11/2015 | Security Issues | Summits |Read more

The Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh recently inaugurated the Asia’s foremost Information Security Conference:Ground Zero Summit2015 with a th ...

Government approval for induction of women into the Fighter branch of Indian Air Force

25/10/2015 | Security Issues | Defence |Read more

The Ministry of Defence has allowed the Indian Air Force to induct women as fighter pilots. This makes it first of the three services to have women in ...

Indian Police Foundation (IPF) and Indian Police Institute (IPI) inaugurated

23/10/2015 | Security Issues | Internal Security |Read more

The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the Indian Police Foundation and the Indian Police Institute in Delhi. Objectives Embarking a cultur ...

Government clears IAF Integrated Air Command & Control System

29/9/2015 | Security Issues | Space |Read more

The union government has cleared a proposal for a nearly Rs 8,000-crore project for IAF's Integrated Air Command and Control System (IACCS). The p ...

India Energy Security Scenarios 2047

3/9/2015 | Security Issues | Energy |Read more

NITI Aayog launched the second version of the India Energy Security Scenarios 2047 calculator (IESS 2047), an open source web based tool. The first ve ...

Govt Signs Peace Accord With Naga Rebels

4/8/2015 | Security Issues | Ethnic conflicts |Read more

In an attempt to restore peace in the North-East, the Centre has signed an accord with a dominant Naga insurgent group, the Nationalist Socialist Coun ...

China’s New Military Strategy

2/6/2015 | Security Issues | External Security |Read more

A Chinese white paper on military strategy sets new ‘markers’ for India’s long-term politico-military strategy — of ensuring p ...

Unified Force To Counter Security Threats

30/3/2015 | Security Issues | Summits |Read more

Arab leaders at a summit in Egypt announced the formation of a unified military force to counter growing security threats from Yemen to Libya, and as ...

Unified Force To Counter Security Threats

30/3/2015 | Security Issues | Summits |Read more

Arab leaders at a summit in Egypt announced the formation of a unified military force to counter growing security threats from Yemen to Libya, and as ...

SIPRI REPORT

18/3/2015 | Security Issues | Defence |Read more

India has yet again emerged as the world’s largest buyer of weapons and military equipment, accounting for some 15% of all such international im ...

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