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Frontline Gist: Issue August 19, 2016 Wrath of Kashmir History of Kashmir issue: (Related Article: It is a revolt, by A.G. Noorani, page no. 13) • Kas
Global terrorism is one of the biggest threats of 21st century. Terrorism is defined as “calculated use of violence of threat of violence to inculcate
It is important to understand why the nuclear deterrence worked over decades, few countries possess nuclear weapons or the resources required to produ
The concept of deterrence is simple “prevention by threat”. Si vis pacem para bellum an ancient Roman Maxim which means “if you want to have peace be
Judging by the tenor of political debate and the coverage of the media, most people think that in a fast-moving world, history has little or nothing t
The geopolitical and the security environment in West Asia have undergone dramatic changes during recent years. Before the Arab uprisings, Afghanistan
As per Indian constitution, reasonable restrictions on the free movement can be imposed on grounds of national security, in interest of larger section
Today, with conventional war becoming a receding option, we are in an era of hybrid warfare; a diverse and dynamic blend of conventional, low intensit
The traditional threats which defined global security matters for the best part of the 20th century have been quickly replaced by new and re-emerging
Crime refers to an act that is punishable by law, but when the act of crime is committed in collusion with state machinery it is referred to as organi
With an aim to monitor and protect information and strengthen defences from cyber attacks, the National Cyber Security Policy 2013 was released on Jul
Security refers to the state of being free from danger or threat. In context of human existence, the concept of security would therefore imply a multi
The defense spending in India constitutes a massive proportion of our national income, which if remains within India would generate employment and boo
Men are born equal but societal prejudices of assigning caste and class differences deprives them of equal access to opportunities of education, emplo
Nation’s economic growth as a pre-requisite demands the prevalence of a tranquil environment which in turn is ensured by state institutions of army, p
NATGRID is an integrated intelligence grid that will link the databases of several departments and ministries of the Government of India in order to c
Recent ruling of Supreme court on AFSPA that armed forces cannot escape investigation for excesses in the course of the discharge of their duty even i
In 1998 , on the recommendations of a high level task force set up by the BJP led coalition came up with a 3-tier setup for national security manageme
The Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) is an informal political understanding among states that seek to limit the proliferation of missiles and
The Nuclear Suppliers Group consists of 30 nuclear suppliers which seeks to control exports of nuclear materials, equipment, and technology, both dual
The recent G7 Summit held in Japan raised the controversy that Should Obama apologize for the US Nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Obama’s fa
21st Century is posing a challenge to human security in Tandem. As world leaders met in Paris in Nov 2015 to confront the long-term threat of global w
The fourth Nuclear Security Summit held in Washington DC which was attended by the leaders of more than 50 countries. The Nuclear Security Summit cont
A very substantial step, to get a World in which there would be supremacy of five countries rather than a world free from nuclear weapon, was taken in
When the balance of power tilted in favour of USA after the disintegration of Soviet Union the non –state violent actors have mushroomed and pose a th
It is an Act empowering armed forces to deal effectively in ‘Disturbed Areas’. Any area which is declared ‘Disturbed’ under th
This was enacted to make provisions to more effective prevention of Individual’s and associations’ certain unlawful activities. The Act wa
The very fact that the present system of policing is governed by Centuries' old "Police Act of 1861" which is still in force, gives a cl
India ranks a lowly 143rd on a Global Peace Index, lagging way behind the likes of Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh with Iceland emerging as th
The liberal dream of a neutral cyberspace is dead and the foreign threat detectors are conspiratorial and selective. Like the US, India’s threat
Judicial activism means that instead of judicial restraint, the Supreme Court and other lower courts become activists and com...
Rights and Duties are inseparable. They are two sides of a same coin. So as we have Fundamental Rights that we can enjoy ther...
Part III and IV of the Constitution have been together described as “Conscience of the Constitution”. But the fundamental que...
Frontline Gist: Issue April 14, 2017 How the poor die The national health policy’s professed commitment to strengthening the ...
An analysis of the debt and deficit of states based on the budget estimates of 2016–17 shows that almost half of them have a ...
India’s leading corporates have too much debt on their balance sheets; this keeps them from making fresh investment. Banks ar...
Yojana Gist: Issue March 2017 Budget 2017-18 Preface: Every issue of Yojana deals with a single topic comprehensively sharing...
On the surface, India's economy looks solid heading into 2016, with third quarter 2015 growth up 7.4% over third quarter 2014...
Frontline Gist: Issue February 17, 2017 Message from The Marina The unprecedented youth protest in Tamil Nadu demanding revoc...
The human development concept was developed by economist Mahbub ul Haq. At the World Bank in the 1970s, and later as minister...
The Revolt of 1857 is one of the most important chapters in the history of India’s struggle for freedom. There is a lack of c...
Global terrorism is one of the biggest threats of 21st century. Terrorism is defined as “calculated use of violence of threat...
Women were traditionally at a disadvantage in most societies especially by the end of 17th century. The advent of Industrial ...
The Concept In broad terms civil society is commonly defined as the area outside family, market and state, encompassing a spe...
National Consciousness was an outcome of the overall impact of British rule and its exploitative policies. The British coloni...
The GBU-43 Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB), popularly called the Mother of All Bombs, became the largest non-nuclear bomb e...
The government has asked the Supreme Court to urgently reconsider its July 2016 verdict which ripped open the cloak of immuni...
The Siachen brigade of the Indian Army celebrated the 33rd anniversary of success of Operation Meghdoot to recapture the Bila...
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the proposal of the Ministry of Home Affairs for extension of the impl...
China have tightened their grip on internet use in the country through a 14-month long campaign that will target the use of v...
The defence ministry has proposed creation of a non-lapsable rolling fund to facilitate buying heavy-duty military hardware l...
According to a report released by Stockholm international Peace Research Institute , Global arms sales over the last five yea...
Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (Meity) has launched the Cyber Swachhta Kendra–Botnet Cleaning and Malware...
The Centre has given up its proposal to build a wall along the Pakistan border in Jammu, originally envisaged as a barrier to...
In a bid to strengthen cyber security system, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to set up an inter-disciplinary pan...