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Building the resilience of India’s internal security apparatus
Nov 26, 2018

Building the resilience of India’s internal security apparatus

26 November 2018 marked a decade since 10 Pakistan-based terrorists killed over 160 people in India’s financial capital of Mumbai. The city remained under siege for days, and security forces disjointedly struggled to improvise a response. The Mumbai tragedy was not the last terrorist attack India faced; there would be many others since. After every attack, the government makes lukewarm attempts to fit episodic responses into coherent frameworks

Community policing as a tool for internal security Management - Part 1
Jun 02, 2022

Community policing as a tool for internal security Management - Part 1

This two-part series examines the importance of community policing and how it can be useful in dealing with India’s internal security challenges.

Community policing as a tool for internal security management - Part 2
Jun 02, 2022

Community policing as a tool for internal security management - Part 2

This second part assesses the challenges of insurgency in the Northeast and the Left-Wing Extremism.

High time to assess internal security structures
Dec 11, 2014

High time to assess internal security structures

It is time that the Modi Government carried out a comprehensive assessment of our internal security structures and put in place measures to enhance their efficacy. Also, the feasibility of the earlier proposal by the army for permitting lateral movement of its personnel into the CAPF needs to be re-examined.

Increasing internal security concerns in Tamil Nadu
Dec 24, 2012

Increasing internal security concerns in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu has a history of Dalit-centric violence, which has erupted independently in the southern districts, and also the western Dharmapuri belt, where Naxalites have thrived and revived from time to time.

On Managing Internal Security in Border States
Sep 27, 2004

On Managing Internal Security in Border States

Kautilya said that the worst enemy is the enemy within. In Arthshastra, he stated, ¿Arrows may not kill a soldier but skillful intrigue can kill even those in the womb.¿

#Cyber Security: राष्ट्रीय सुरक्षा में जियोस्पेशियल डेटा की अहमियत की पड़ताल
Jul 31, 2022

#Cyber Security: राष्ट्रीय सुरक्षा में जियोस्पेशियल डेटा की अहमियत की पड़ताल

जियोस्पेशियल डेटा के नियमन से जुड़ी क़वायद को समझदारी से

#JammuKashmir: कश्मीर घाटी में टेरर फाइनैंसिंग, नार्कोटिक्स और इंटेलिजेंस नेटवर्क
Jul 21, 2022

#JammuKashmir: कश्मीर घाटी में टेरर फाइनैंसिंग, नार्कोटिक्स और इंटेलिजेंस नेटवर्क

Jammu and Kashmir: आतंकवादियों को उपलब्ध वित्तीय सहायता (Terror Financing in Kashmir)

#Tech and Quad: क्वॉड और तक़नीकी मानकों की विकट समस्या
Jun 21, 2022

#Tech and Quad: क्वॉड और तक़नीकी मानकों की विकट समस्या

5Gi का मामला वैश्विक तकनीकी व्यवस्था के निर्माण में महत्वप

#भारत-अफ़ग़ानिस्तान संबंध: अपनी शर्तों पर ही तालिबान से संपर्क बढ़ाने की सोच रख भारत!
Jun 22, 2022

#भारत-अफ़ग़ानिस्तान संबंध: अपनी शर्तों पर ही तालिबान से संपर्क बढ़ाने की सोच रख भारत!

करते परवान गुरुद्वारे पर हमले ने अफ़ग़ानिस्तान में भारत की हालिया सक्रियता पर नए सिरे से सवाल खड़े कर दिए हैं क्योंकि काबुल में तालिबान के काबिज होने के बाद नई दिल्ली उसके

A Primer on US and EU response to India’s Abrogation of Article 370
Oct 16, 2020

A Primer on US and EU response to India’s Abrogation of Article 370

This paper outlines the responses of the US Congress and European Union (EU) parliament to the Indian government’s abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution and the surrounding events, including the communications lockdown in Kashmir. It notes contrasting responses: the US Congress showed a binary reaction of moderate and extreme calls to action, and the EU parliament honed a more expansive approach to address India’s apparent “democrat

China’s terror dilemma in CPEC: A Xinjiang strategy?
Aug 17, 2023

China’s terror dilemma in CPEC: A Xinjiang strategy?

This brief aims to examine one of China’s possible responses to the various extremist and terrorist activities that plague the internal security of Pakistan, given the necessity of securing its USD 62 billion investment in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Given that Pakistan is failing to control this problem, China will have to take measures of its own to secure CPEC. The response of China could possibly be inspired by its strateg

Decoding Khalistan’s playbook in the West
Jun 16, 2023

Decoding Khalistan’s playbook in the West

A policy response can be developed to counter the Khalistani threat to India and Western countries’ internal security and India’s relations with t

Deradicalisation as Counterterrorism Strategy: The Experience of Indian States
Aug 04, 2020

Deradicalisation as Counterterrorism Strategy: The Experience of Indian States

Various Indian states have attempted to implement their respective deradicalisation programmes to counter radicalised thought amongst those identified as being at-risk, as well as those contemplating on joining, or are returning after having joined terror groups. Maharashtra and Kerala, for example, claim that their programmes are a success. Yet little is known regarding the structure of these deradicalisation programmes, their implementation, th

Drones and India: Exploring Policy and Regulatory Challenges Posed by Civilian Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Feb 06, 2015

Drones and India: Exploring Policy and Regulatory Challenges Posed by Civilian Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

This paper explores the ways in which UAVs are increasingly integrating themselves in civilian life, outlines the policy implications of this rapid proliferation, and identifies specific policy blind spots India must address.

Effective Legislation Critical for Fighting Terror
Jul 24, 2023

Effective Legislation Critical for Fighting Terror

In India there has been no consistency in policies to deal with terrorism. Political consensus is missing even today. A strong, responsible political leadership, thus, is paramount to the drafting and implementation of an effective, strong and permanent counter-terrorism law.

India-Egypt relations: भारत और मिस्र के बीच के ऐतिहासिक संबंधों का ‘नवीनीकरण’
Jul 26, 2023

India-Egypt relations: भारत और मिस्र के बीच के ऐतिहासिक संबंधों का ‘नवीनीकरण’

भारतीय विदेश मंत्री के हालिए मिस्र (Egypt visit) दौरे के उपरांत स�

Kashmir After Article 370: India’s Diplomatic Challenge
Jul 16, 2020

Kashmir After Article 370: India’s Diplomatic Challenge

The abrogation of Article 370 and the bifurcation of the state of Jammu and Kashmir in August 2019 provoked intense diplomatic response from the international community. For the most part, India received widespread support for its decision. At the same time, however, there have been criticisms of the restrictions imposed in the region on communication and civil liberties. China and Pakistan, in particular, reacted with hostility and attempted to

Left Wing Extremism in India
Dec 18, 2003

Left Wing Extremism in India

Left-wing extremists, popularly known as Maoists worldwide and as Naxalites1 in India--have been gaining in strength and influence since some time. Today, the menace of Left-wing extremism is the single internal security threat that affects the largest number of States in India.

Mumbai Blasts: Time to Act
Jul 21, 2023

Mumbai Blasts: Time to Act

The Mumbai serial train blasts that killed over 200 persons on July 11, 2006 is the most serious attack on the Indian state and its people since the attack on Parliament in December 2001. To assure the people that they will be protected, the government should immediately formulate a National Counter-Terrorism Strategy, create a separate Ministry of Internal Security affairs.

Muslim Anger: The Thai Dilemma
Nov 02, 2004

Muslim Anger: The Thai Dilemma

The internal security situation in southern Thailand, which has seen a recrudescence of long dormant Muslim anger against the Government since the beginning of this year, has again taken a turn for the worse with the death of six Muslims allegedly due to firing by the security forces outside a police station in the Narathiwat province on October 25,2004,

Need to look at Maritime Security in entirety
Feb 23, 2008

Need to look at Maritime Security in entirety

Prof.K.R.Singh, formerly visiting professor, Chair of Maritime Studies, University of Calicut, initiated an interaction on 'Maritime Dimensions of Internal Security' at an Interaction organised by the ORF Chennai Chapter of the Observer Research foundation on 23 February 2008.

Netanyahu returns to power in Israel: इज़रायल की सत्ता में नेतन्याहू की वापसी!
Jul 18, 2023

Netanyahu returns to power in Israel: इज़रायल की सत्ता में नेतन्याहू की वापसी!

नेतन्याहू की वापसी से इज़रायल और उसके विदेशी साझेदारों क

Resurgence of Al-Qaeda in South Asia Post-US Drawdown
Jul 10, 2015

Resurgence of Al-Qaeda in South Asia Post-US Drawdown

An examination of the prospects for al-Qaeda following the US drawdown in Afghanistan and the likely threats which the region, and India in particular, might face in the future. A supplementary scrutiny of ISIS, and the group's possible expansion in the region, is also proffered.

The Kashmir that India Lost: A Historical Analysis of India’s Miscalculations on Gilgit Baltistan
Oct 20, 2021

The Kashmir that India Lost: A Historical Analysis of India’s Miscalculations on Gilgit Baltistan

Since 1947, parts of Jammu and Kashmir have been under Pakistan’s illegal occupation, with India referring to the area as ‘Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK)’. The stolen region comprises two ethnically and linguistically different regions: what Pakistan calls, ‘Azad Jammu and Kashmir’ or AJK, which includes parts of Kashmir and Jammu; and Gilgit Baltistan, which is the northern most tip of Kashmir and covers parts of Ladakh. While Gilgit

Why are small South Asian states resorting to the “wait and watch” approach towards the Taliban?
Sep 22, 2021

Why are small South Asian states resorting to the “wait and watch” approach towards the Taliban?

Much more is at stake than domestic security when it comes to how the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan will affect the small South Asian states

Why India needs urgent police reforms
Dec 04, 2018

Why India needs urgent police reforms

Internal security is very much a prerogative of police and efficient policing is needed in order to tackle threats. But for that, the police system ne

आख़िर क्यों ‘अग्निपथ’ योजना का विरोध भारत के लिए एक चेतावनी की घंटी है?
Jul 31, 2022

आख़िर क्यों ‘अग्निपथ’ योजना का विरोध भारत के लिए एक चेतावनी की घंटी है?

भारत में व्याप्त बेरोजगारी संकट पर रौशनी डालता अग्निपथ य

कश्मीर के मौजूदा हालात: क्या इसे ही (न्यू) नॉर्मल कहा जा रहा है?
Aug 09, 2023

कश्मीर के मौजूदा हालात: क्या इसे ही (न्यू) नॉर्मल कहा जा रहा है?

जम्मू-कश्मीर में अमनचैन की आधिकारिक पटकथा के बीच ज़मीनी �

चीन के ‘जासूस जहाज़’ से भारत के सामने धर्मसंकट
Aug 25, 2022

चीन के ‘जासूस जहाज़’ से भारत के सामने धर्मसंकट

भारत के सुरक्षा अधिकारियों को चिंता है कि चीन जहाज़ के दौ�

तालिबान 2.0 के तहत अफ़ग़ानिस्तान: देश में पाँव पसार रहे मानवीय संकट की समीक्षा
Jun 22, 2022

तालिबान 2.0 के तहत अफ़ग़ानिस्तान: देश में पाँव पसार रहे मानवीय संकट की समीक्षा

क़रीब एक साल पहले 15 अगस्त 2021 को अफ़ग़ानिस्तान में तालिबान �

बड़ी तकनीकी कंपनियां: लोकतंत्र के नक़ली योद्धा
Jul 30, 2023

बड़ी तकनीकी कंपनियां: लोकतंत्र के नक़ली योद्धा

जब बात नियम क़ायदों की आती है, तो तकनीक के ये बड़े बड़े महा�

भारत की राष्ट्रीय सुरक्षा के लिए क्यों बेहद ज़रूरी है #Earth Observation Satellites
Jul 29, 2023

भारत की राष्ट्रीय सुरक्षा के लिए क्यों बेहद ज़रूरी है #Earth Observation Satellites

पिछले साल अगस्त महीने में EOS-3 का प्रक्षेपण विफल रहा था. नये

भारत में रक्षा अनुसंधान की रफ़्तार बढ़ाना ज़रूरी
Jul 28, 2022

भारत में रक्षा अनुसंधान की रफ़्तार बढ़ाना ज़रूरी

भारत रक्षा अनुसंधान से जुड़े अपने प्रयासों में पंख लगाना