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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
Caste System: An Introduction One of the most distinctive features of the Indian society and culture has been the varna syste...
Yojana Gist: February 2017 Less Cash Economy 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...
China’s Engagement in Pakistan The hype surrounding the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), to be built through Gilgit B...
In a major relief to lakhs of cardiac patients, the government has cut prices of life-saving coronary stents by up to 85 perc...
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...
Frontline Issue: May 13,2016 : Quest for Equality Temple Entry for women: Analysis of the issue: The issue contains a detaile...
Global terrorism is one of the biggest threats of 21st century. Terrorism is defined as “calculated use of violence of threat...
Even after the 70 years of independence, more than 50 % of total populations don’t have any bank account. Expectations ...
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...
India participated in the Joint International Taskforce on Shared Intelligence and Collaboration (JITSIC) meeting held recent...
Government is planning to converge Cyber Appellate Tribunal (CyAT) and the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal...
According to global terrorism index, world’s most developed countries have suffered a dramatic increase in deaths as a result...
With the usage of micro-ATMs and POS counters witnessing a sharp surge post demonetisation, the country’s premier cyber secur...
The 6th Ministerial Conference on Heart of Asia-Istanbul process of Afghanistan adopted the Amritsar declaration to focus on ...
The Centre has decided to extend the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in three districts of Arunachal Pradesh. It is b...
Several banks, such as SBI, Axis Bank, HDFC Bank and ICICI Bank, have admitted being hit by a malware-related security breach...
India has completed its nuclear triad by inducting the indigenously built strategic nuclear submarine INS Arihant into servic...